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Berliner illustrirte zeitung

Series
IdentifierRA037-04
Parallel TitleBerliner illustrierte zeitung
Extent & Medium15 items
Date1933–1943
Scope & ContentSeries is comprised of fifteen issues of an illustrated newspaper published weekly in Berlin, Germany. Kurt Korff (1876–1938), a German Jew, was editor-in-chief 1905–1933 until he was replaced with an 'Aryan' Ullstein employee in 1933. Ullstein was a Jewish-owned publishing house (founded by Leopold Ullstein). The Ullstein brothers 'sold' their company to a trust working on behalf of the NSDAP and the publishing house was renamed Deutscher Verlag in 1937.
Immediate Source of Acquisition or TransferDonated to the VHEC by Dr. Peter Moogk in 2018 by by Joseph Tan in 2008.
LanguageGerman
NoteSource consulted for serial information: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek http://d-nb.info/1008962090 and Jewish Voice from Germany, http://jewish-voice-from-germany.de/cms/first-they-took-the-press/
Existence and Location of OriginalsUSHMM Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung collection

Collection Contents

Collection is comprised of newspapers, magazines and other periodicals published in Western Europe and the United States in the period leading up to and during the Second World War. Publications are relevant to Holocaust studies and education in that they demonstrate widespread antisemitism, Nazi propaganda, international responses and military and resistance activities. Serials in collection are both originals and reprints printed after the original publication.

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