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Title
Jews scrub Vienna streets in Nazi "purge", 1938
Contributor
International News Photos (New York, N.Y.)
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1938-08-11
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
Photograph of a group of Jews scrubbing one of the main streets of Vienna in 1938. "852360 -- Watch your credit. International News Photo. Slug (Jews) | Jews scrub Vienna streets in Nazi "purge". | Vienna, Germany [sic] ... Although the Nazi purge of Jews in Austria has been no secret, the strict censorship clamped down on the country when it became a part of Germany has up until now prevented any photographs as illustrative of this from slipping out of the country and showing people in their nations just how a "purge" works. In this striking photograph we see Jews, most of them elderly, on bended knees scrubbing one of the main streets of Vienna, while swastika studded Nazis look and derive a great deal of enjoyment from the humbling of their former neighbors. This amazing picture was smuggled out of Vienna at great risk by a refugee, himself a victim of this great persecution. ([...]-8-11-38-6-30)" -- typed note attached to verso. "Received. Examiner reference library. Aug 17, 1938" -- stamped on verso.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m16069
EXM-P-S-GER-JEW-PUR-003~1...~2
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m16069
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-P-S-GER-JEW-PUR-003~1.jpg
Subject
Germany--Jewish Purge
Time Period
circa 1938-08-11
Place
Austria
Vienna
Source
EXM-P-S-GER-JEW-PUR-003 [Original Filename]
Subjects 238 / 236? [Print Box]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Prints Collection, late 1920's - 1961
examiner-m4404

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