Trading card : paper : printed : ink : beige, black, multi-colored ; Ht: 6,4 cm x W: 4,6 cm
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White border. Double sided rectangular card, with photograph on the recto, and black text on the verso. Outdoors. Group of people standing giving the Nazi salute, and there are red flags hanging. In the background there are buildings, and more people standing. Event marked the beginning of a 2,000 km race. Narrative: The cigarette cards were packaged inside of Salem cigarette packs and were used as NSDAP propaganda in the 1930s. They were meant to be collected and inserted into an accompanying album..
b&w with white border, portrait of the special ambassador of President Harry Truman, who was visiting the refugee camp at Fuerth and met with the Camp Director Colonel Cummings and Emil Kroo. Narrative: Donor Emil Kroo is a Holocaust survivor originally from Munkacz (Czech Republic). Emil was in terned in a slave labour cmap in Hungary until 1944. He later met his wife Rosa Magien in Romania. After the war they were in a displaced persons camp in Fürth, Germany. Emil Kroo was the Vice-President of the Central Committee of liberated Jews in the American Zone of Germany. They immigrated to New York in 1950 before settling in Montreal.