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[To help the Winter Relief Effort the Führer held an evening concert at his house, in which important leaders of the German economy took part. This raised over 2 million Marks for the Winter Relief.]

Image ID: 3965673

[To help the Winter Relief Effort the Führer held an evening concert at his house, in which important leaders of the Ger... (March 1939)

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Image Title

:  [To help the Winter Relief Effort the Führer held an evening concert at his house, in which important leaders of the German economy took part. This raised over 2 million Marks for the Winter Relief.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: March 1939

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 58

Notes

: Picture caption: "Im Dienste des Winterhilfswerk veranstaltet der Führer einen Konzertabend in seinem Haus, an dem führende Persönlichkeiten der deutschen Wirtschaft teilnahmen. Dabei ergibt sich ein Bertrag von über 2 Millionen Reichsmark für das WHW." Note 2.) Winter Relief ("Winterhifswerk") was a fund-raising campaign begun in Weimar Germany and continued by the Nazis. It collected money to help other charities provide food, fuel and clothing to poor people during the winter months. Its motto was: "None shall starve or freeze." 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. / 1939

Source Description

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

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1939

Digital ID

: 3965673

Record ID

: 2046403

Digital Item Published

: 3-20-2012

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