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Of the many festivities held by organizations and groups in Germany the week before Christmas, two stood out in this War Christmas of 1939. In Bochum, Reichs (Labor) Organization Leader Dr. Ley and his wife hosted four hundred deprived mountain children and ...

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Of the many festivities held by organizations and groups in Germany the week before Christmas, two stood out in this War Christmas of 1939.  In Bochum, Reichs (Labor) Organization Leader Dr. Ley and his wife hosted four hundred deprived mountain children and ...]

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Of the many festivities held by organizations and groups in Germany the week before Christmas, two stood out in this War Christmas of 1939. In Bochum, Reichs (Labor) Organization Leader Dr. Ley and his wife hosted four hundred deprived mountain children and ...
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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany
Ley, Robert, d. 1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Unter den vielen Feiern, die in der Vorweihnachtswoche Organizationen und Verbände in Deutschland begingen, waren zwei besonders kennzeichend für das Kriegsweihnachten 1939. In Bochum bescherten Reichsorganizationsleiter Dr. Ley und seine Frau vierhundert Kindern von verunglückten Bergleuten und ..."
Content: Great pains were taken in news reports and propaganda, on both Allied and German sides, to show how civilian life went on essentially undisturbed by the war which the nation's enemies had brought on.
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): aad6a2a0-c601-012f-eb66-58d385a7bc34
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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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Of the many festivities held by organizations and groups in Germany the week before Christmas, two stood out in this War Christmas of 1939.  In Bochum, Reichs (Labor) Organization Leader Dr. Ley and his wife hosted four hundred deprived mountain children and ...