German Propaganda Archive Calvin College

Background: Most contemporary images we have of the Third Reich are in black and white. It is sometimes easy to forget that it was a movement that liked vivid color. The images on the page come from the Nazi Party’s art monthly and are pictures of a 1937 celebration titled “2000 Years of German Culture.” The same issue has pictures of the dedication of the new Munich art gallery opened that year.

The source: Die Kunst im Dritten Reich (July 1937), pp. 41-45.


2000 Years of German Culture

 

Natioinal Theatre

The decorations at the National Theatre in Munich

Viking Ship

The Viking ship

Procession

The nght float

Founder's Scultpures

Founders’ sculptures from Naumburg

Athena

Athena’s float

Procession

End of Prinzregentenstrasse

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