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Tag des Deutschen Volkstums [Day of German Nationality] pin

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, United States

Pin commemorating Tag des Deutschen Volkstums in 1934 in Gera, Germany. Established by the Nazi Party, the day was observed in schools and elsewhere to promote cultural identity among the German people.

Details

  • Title: Tag des Deutschen Volkstums [Day of German Nationality] pin
  • Provenance: The Day of German Nationality pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the University of Mary Washington Galleries.
  • Subject Keywords: Germany--Social life and customs--20th century. Nazi propaganda--Germany.
  • Type: Jewelry
  • Rights: Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Circular, embossed, metal pin with metallic copper colored coating on front. Center has 3 large embossed letters. At top is a small, embossed shield with a swastika in center. Embossed German text around border. Back has pin clasp attached with solder.

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