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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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Title
[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.]
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1940

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5201f80-c601-012f-dfec-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
  • 1940: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4531-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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 May 20, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4531-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). [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 https://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.]