Reich Labour Service hat
Date of Creationcirca 1935–1945
GenreClothing, Jewellery & Textiles;Nazism & Propaganda
CreatorReichsarbeitsdienst [issued by]
ALMI [manufactured by]
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionKhaki green wool hat with visor. Brown piping along seam of visor. Embroidered Reich Labour Service badge sewn on front of hat. False flap with two metal buttons below badge. Brown faux leather band on side of hat. Hat has been folded and visor is creased.
Measurementsapproximately 16 cm x 31 cm [measured folded]
Uniform u. Mutzenfabrik
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2017 by Richard Williams. The donor purchased the items at an online auction.
Authenticity of the items had not been determined and further research is required.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Richard Williams