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[The German people gave the Führer a great birthday present.  In the collection stations they piled up donations of metal, the total surpassing all expectations.  An entire nation helped defend its freedom.]

Image ID: 3956154

[The German people gave the Führer a great birthday present. In the collection stations they piled up donations of meta... (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The German people gave the Führer a great birthday present. In the collection stations they piled up donations of metal, the total surpassing all expectations. An entire nation helped defend its freedom.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 102

Notes

: Picture caption: "Das deutsche Volk aber brachte dem Führer eine große Geburtstaggabe dar. In den Sammelstellen häuften sich die Metallspenden, deren Gesamtertrag alle Erwartungen übertraf. Hier half eine Nation bei der Verteidigung ihrer Freiheit. Note 2.) Scrap metal drives were held in all the belligerent nations, the sense of unity and community participation they engendered being just as important as the metal collected. Note 3.) Title translates German picture caption

Original Source

: From Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper & Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.

Source

: Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942. / 1940

Source Description

: 220 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1940

Digital ID

: 3956154

Record ID

: 2037911

Digital Item Published

: 4-6-2012

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