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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.]

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Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1940

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work
Scrap drives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : 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.

Content : 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.

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Form: Gelatin silver prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: d5201f80-c601-012f-dfec-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[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.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4531-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[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.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4531-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [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.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4531-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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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.]