Because Nazi is a currently inflationary word, danger of relativization of this term is growing. The crimes and perfidy of original Nazis are of a much more terrible caliber than frustration of citizens who choose from protest-right parties. Those who are looking for criminal core of Nazi term should visit one of well 400 state and municipal archives and study relevant files re. In se papers, evil occurs in its purest appearance.
For example, documents of secret State police, kept in Munich city archives, draw path of members of White Rose resistance group before arrest on 18 February 1943 until a few days later execution meticulously followed. In addition to photographs of accused Christoph Probst as well as Hans and Sophie Scholl, documents include personal statements with fingerprints and descriptions of prisoners.Pictures like an upper palatine in solitary land life his happiness found cows, peace and peace: The photographer Stefan Winkelhöfer has an impressive book about a loner on D European country, which seems to have fallen from time. by Hans scratches more...
The physiognomic properties to be crossed show an almost commercial procedure, note about scar on Sophie Scholl's knee with exact length indication a murderous meticulousness. The evidence sheets, fee forms and file notes for execution of judgment prove in ir file moderation a banality of evil. (City archive Munich, Zim. 163).
With ir traditional typeface, image and audio, city archives not only form irreplaceable information stores with regard to National Socialism. Because ir content is often not anchored in public consciousness, seven city archives have launched offensive "endless stories" to draw attention to richness and importance of ir tradition.
In city archives of Augsburg, a 1901 presented plan with a Danube ship in city moat occupies vision of a port city of Augsburg (map and plan collection 3970). The presentation of a port at Oblatterwall should promote Augsburg to port city on Lech. The ships should be brought directly to industrial plant, at same time a romantic cityscape should be created. The dream of port of Augsburg, however, was dreamed up in year 1902, after a canal access was made impossible by surrounding buildings.
Many archival materials have been preserved only by happy circumstances. Like guestbook of 1789 Privy General Hospital to Bamberg. As 1937 qua Law on protection of out all attics had to be put, it fell on a pile of files that were to be burned. Shortly before that, an intern was deposited in a suitcase. After end of war, he found contents of moths corroded.
Only guestbook was intact. There were celebrities, such as great philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, who was 1806 in Bamberg to advance corrections of his "Phenomenology of Spirit". Since 1981 guestbook has been deposited in municipal archives (d 3001, Rep. 2, No. 590b).
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The Augsburg City Archive has a visionary plan of a port city of Augsburg of 1901.
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Address by Chancellor Konrad Adenauer at state political Conference of Catholic men before old court in Bamberg in July 1952.Picture: Max Gardill, held in Bamberg City archives
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Police photos of Sophie Scholl from Munich city archives, made after ir arrest on February 18th, 1943.
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In addition to photographs of accused Sophie Scholl, personal information sheets with fingerprints are found in documents.
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The city archives of Würzburg keep a fragment of a cannonball that fired Prussian troops 1866 on Würzburg.
Archival materials are not only made of paper. In city archives of Würzburg The fragment of a cannonball is kept, which Prussian troops had shot down on July 27th, 1866 on Würzburg. 150 years after battles, privately kept fragment was handed over to city archives (real Collection No. 1). Large space in municipal archives take photographs. The Bamberg City archive alone has more than 1.5 million pictures.
One of m shows a speech by Chancellor Konrad Adenauer before old court on July 20, 1952. For 2018, city archive will publish an interesting calendar with old aerial photographs. Historical events, however, are hand-drawn in older files.
The Regensburg Municipal Archives keep chased Chronicle of Christian Gottlieb Dimpfel (1709-1781), which contains important but often forgotten events of city's history, such as coloured religious refugees, 1732 from Austria to Regensburg (I AE 2, 1-5). One can also marvel at Judaico, which was created in 1361. Both illustration and text contain defamatory allusions.
The "Fazuni" opinion in Nuremberg Municipal archives (b 1/I No. 69, fol. 23v), in which 1542 proposals submitted by builder Antonio Fazuni to city fortifications of Nuremberg are to be read, shows how confused paths of tradition are often. 1936 took it from Mayor Willy Liebel from city archives to give it to Adolf Hitler. 1946 and 1949, Archivale was unsuccessful reclaimed from private property of Hitler seized by US military authorities.
In 1950s it appeared in Switzerland. A French soldier, who took it at end of war, sold it to an art dealer, who again offered it to city archives. After free state of Bavaria had renounced ownership rights as estate administrator of Hitler, precious office was returned to Nuremberg Municipal archives.Traunstein Short News The city archive keeps 7200 posters. Especially specimens from pre-war period are historical sources of first rank of Hans scratches more...