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Two months earlier than expected the new clothing ration cards arrived. These cards show the very favorable ratio between supplies and rations made possible by the German textile industry: They have 150 points instead of (just) 100

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Title
Two months earlier than expected the new clothing ration cards arrived. These cards show the very favorable ratio between supplies and rations made possible by the German textile industry: They have 150 points instead of (just) 100
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
Consumer rationing
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Zwei Monate früher als erwartet gab es eine neue Kleiderkarte. Wie überaus günstig sich Vorratswirtschaft und Rationierung für die deutsche Textilversorgung auswirkten, zeigte diese Karte: Sie hatte statt 100 nun 150 Punkte."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Content: All the warring nations had systems of rationing for items in short supply, like food or clothing. The words slanting across the numbered blocks at right translate as "Invalid Sample" or "Void".
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
German
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10964ad0-c602-012f-6644-58d385a7bc34
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. "Two months earlier than expected the new clothing ration cards arrived. These cards show the very favorable ratio between supplies and rations made possible by the German textile industry: They have 150 points instead of (just) 100" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5da-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two months earlier than expected the new clothing ration cards arrived. These cards show the very favorable ratio between supplies and rations made possible by the German textile industry: They have 150 points instead of (just) 100" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5da-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Two months earlier than expected the new clothing ration cards arrived. These cards show the very favorable ratio between supplies and rations made possible by the German textile industry: They have 150 points instead of (just) 100 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5da-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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Two months earlier than expected the new clothing ration cards arrived.  These cards show the very favorable ratio between supplies and rations made possible by the German textile industry: They have 150 points instead of (just) 100