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Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1889-04-20-1945-04-30-

Biographical / Historical

Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) was a German politician and dictator.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Szyk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-819
Abstract Collection consists of advertisements, articles, books, lithographs, magazine covers, posters, and stamps that Szyk illustrated between 1931, 1941-1955. Additional items contain exhibit promotions and articles about Szyk's work. Szyk's artwork includes sartoric images of Adolf Hitler and Nazi leaders; patriotic images of President George Washington, Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, and American ideals; depictions of Eastern European Jewry, Israel's independence, prophets, and sages; and advertisements promoting Asbestos Limited, Casco, Nescafe, North American Aviation, United States Steel, and Utah Radio Products Company. Two Time magazine covers dated from 1941 display Szyk's portraits of Secretary of Agriculture Claude Wickard and Director of Economic Affairs Hubertus J. van Mook.
Dates: undated, 1931-2002

Der Fuehrer's Face Musical Score

 Collection
Identifier: I-541
Abstract This item is the musical score for the song “der Fuehrer’s Face" used in the Walt Disney Donald Duck World War II propaganda film of the same name.
Dates: 1942

Florence Mendheim Collection of Anti-Semitic Propaganda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25441
Abstract This collection of mainly anti-Semitic material was compiled by a Jewish librarian of German descent who infiltrated the pro-Nazi community developing in New York City in the years leading up to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of publications and printed matter, with the notable exception of narrative reports that describe first-hand experiences and observations of Nazi-affiliated events. Document types include advertisements, event announcements, books, clippings, correspondence, magazines and newspapers, travel guides, political memorabilia, and other print ephemera.
Dates: 1917-1994; Majority of material found within 1922-1948

Hermann Rauschning Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6370
Abstract The collection primarily comprises a manuscript by Hermann Rauschning, Revolutionsmacher or in English translation Makers of Destruction, based on interviews with Hitler's associates and opponents. Additional materials in the collection include notes and correspondence regarding these texts.
Dates: circa 1939-1949

Julius Streicher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5867
Abstract The collection contains statements by and about Julius Streicher from the time of the Nuremberg trials, 1945-46. Also included are items that had belonged to Streicher.
Dates: 1826-1945

Karl Adler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7276 / MF 572
Abstract Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.
Dates: 1787-1973

National Socialism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 119
Abstract This is a constructed collection of materials on National Socialism in Germany made from several individual items and smaller collections pulled together over more than two decades. The bulk of the collection stems from 1933-1945. Materials include clippings, correspondence, government and police records, memoranda, reports, minutes, awards, personal identification papers, transcripts of speeches and a radio broadcast, Jewish stars, songs, poems, photographs, manuscripts, teaching materials, and ephemera.
Dates: 1920-1992; Majority of material found within 1933-1945