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Magazine, Die Juden in U.S.A., 1939
Diebow, Hans
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
California State University, Northridge
Contributing Institution
California State University, Northridge
In Our Own Backyard - Resisting Nazi Propaganda (Exhibit)
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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
In response to the spread of organized anti-Semitism in the United States during the 1930s, leaders of Los Angeles' Jewish community formed a special defense organization known as the Los Angeles Jewish Community Committee. The committee later changed its name to the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee. The collection documents the committee's efforts to combat prejudice and educate the public through cooperation with both Jewish and non-Jewish groups, from its formation in 1933 through the early 1990s.
Die Juden in U.S.A. (The Jew in the U.S.A.). By Hans Diebow. Berlin, 1939. Cover of magazine distributed originally in Germany, copies circulated among German American Bund members throughout the United States. This photo essay highlighted common "Jewish characteristics" that helped to create ugly stereotypes of the Jewish people. 10 x 7 in.
Magazine (periodical)
25 x 17.5 cm
Antisemitism in literature
German American Bund
Anti-Jewish propaganda
Berlin (Germany)
Box CRC/2 Ref Book Coll.
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee Collection
In Our Own Backyard: Resisting Nazi Propaganda in Southern California, 1933-1945
California State University Northridge. University Library. Special Collections & Archives. Urban Archives

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