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The resort in the North Sea is free of Jews - Photo album of the "Hitler Youth" girls

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04.08.2024 07:00pm

Photo album from the Nazi era with 51 photographs of girls in the "Hitler Youth" movement in the 1930s. All the photos are described in handwriting in the body of the album by one of the girls, some even dated. Among others, there are several photos of a family and friends on the beach described in "Information" with antisemitic handwriting: "Das Judenfreie Nordseebad" - "The North Sea resort free of Jews". The first pages of the album include photos of Hitler Youth leader Baldur von Schirach, a parade of girls in the streets of Bremen in Germany with swastika flags visible hanging above the shops, many photos of the activities of the "Hitler Youth" girls and more.

Photo album of a young girl in "Hitler's Youth". Includes some rare photos from a Hitler Youth movement conference held at the Weser stadium in 1933, including Baldur von Schirach, leader of the Hitler Youth movement at the time (sentenced to twenty years in prison at the Nuremberg trials) leading a children's march, captioned: "Baldur v. Schirach leading the youth movement march". Another photo shows Schirach giving a speech. There is a photo of a group of German girls marching down a street in the city of Bremen with swastika flags waving behind the shops, photos of the movement's girls on a trip that took place in 1934, sports activities of the girls during the trip. Towards the end of the album there are several photos showing a group of girls next to "Uncle Herman" on the beach, some described in antisemitic handwriting: "Das Judenfreie Nordseebad" - "The North Sea resort free of Jews", i n one of them, the girls sitting in a row and Uncle Herman even salute with a raised hand. Also appearing: a photograph in which the mother and her daughters are depicted "Mother Hilly and I in Gromitz at our castle "Hitler Model" 1933, with swastika flags next to them, photos of her and her friends, captioned: "My friend Gisi in the garden 1930", photos of her classmates, "Our theater group at the gymnasium 1933", her family, and more.

Album: 23x16 cm. Photos average size 10x8 cm (some larger). Very good condition.

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154. The resort in the North Sea is free of Jews - Photo album of the "Hitler Youth" girls