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[Reichs Labor Leader Dr. Ley was indefatigable in his care for the welfare of German workers.  He was a welcome guest at lathe and loom.]

Image ID: 3956176

[Reichs Labor Leader Dr. Ley was indefatigable in his care for the welfare of German workers. He was a welcome guest at... (1940.)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Reichs Labor Leader Dr. Ley was indefatigable in his care for the welfare of German workers. He was a welcome guest at lathe and loom.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940.

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 14

Notes

: Picture caption: "In der Sorge um das Wohl der deutschen Arbeiterschaft war Reichsorganisationsleiter Dr. Ley unermüdlich. An den Drehbänken und Webstühlen war er oft und gern gesehener Gast." Note 2.) Robert Ley was leader of the Reich Labor Front, Germany's only legal (and Nazi Party controlled) trade union. 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

: 3956176

Record ID

: 2037933

Digital Item Published

: 4-7-2012

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