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Representatives of the foreign press get to know the German KdF-Car (Volkswagen) and the Reich highways.

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Title
Representatives of the foreign press get to know the German KdF-Car (Volkswagen) and the Reich highways.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1939

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Automobiles -- 1930-1939
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Ausländische Pressevertreter lernen den deutschen Kd F.-Wagen und die deutschen Reichsautobahnen kennen."
Content: This is the original "Beetle". KdF is "Kraft durch Freude" (Strength through Joy), the name of an organization devoted to workers' welfare and entertainment. Germans could set aside money from each paycheck to buy stamps to paste in a booklet which, when filled, could be redeemed for one of these little cars.
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8551be70-c601-012f-bd9e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Representatives of the foreign press get to know the German KdF-Car (Volkswagen) and the Reich highways.