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[The high point of the International Automobile and Motorcycle show in Berlin was the inspection of the KdF-Car by the Fuhrer. At the Fuhrer's left is Dr. Ley, while Dr. Porsche, technical designer of the Volkswagen, is to his right.]

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Title
[The high point of the International Automobile and Motorcycle show in Berlin was the inspection of the KdF-Car by the Fuhrer. At the Fuhrer's left is Dr. Ley, while Dr. Porsche, technical designer of the Volkswagen, is to his right.]
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1939

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Automobile industry
Porsche, Ferdinand, 1875-1951
Ley, Robert, d. 1945
Automobile shows
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Den Höhepunkt der Internationalen Automobil- und Motorradausstellung Berlins bildet die Besichtigung des KdF.-Wagens durch den Führer. Links vom Führer Dr. Ley, rechts der Konstrukteur des Volkwagens Dr. Porsche."
Content: KdF (Kraft durch Freude = "Strength through Joy") was an organization devoted to workers' welfare and entertainment. Workers could arrange for deductions from their paychecks which would eventually add up to the purchase of a Volkswagen ("People's Car").
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): 863bf0e0-c601-012f-0b28-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1939: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The high point of the International Automobile and Motorcycle show in Berlin was the inspection of the KdF-Car by the Fuhrer. At the Fuhrer's left is Dr. Ley, while Dr. Porsche, technical designer of the Volkswagen, is to his right.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab75-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The high point of the International Automobile and Motorcycle show in Berlin was the inspection of the KdF-Car by the Fuhrer. At the Fuhrer's left is Dr. Ley, while Dr. Porsche, technical designer of the Volkswagen, is to his right.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab75-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). [The high point of the International Automobile and Motorcycle show in Berlin was the inspection of the KdF-Car by the Fuhrer. At the Fuhrer's left is Dr. Ley, while Dr. Porsche, technical designer of the Volkswagen, is to his right.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab75-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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[The high point of the International Automobile and Motorcycle show in Berlin was the inspection of the KdF-Car by the Fuhrer.  At the Fuhrer's left is Dr. Ley, while Dr. Porsche, technical designer of the Volkswagen, is to his right.]