Auslandsdeutschen [Association of Germans of Foreign Lands] pin

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2005.367.11
1 Jan 1937 - 31 Dec 1937
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

overall: Height: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm) | Width: 1.250 inches (3.175 cm) | Depth: 0.250 inches (0.635 cm)

Archival History

The pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the University of Mary Washington Galleries.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the University of Mary Washington Galleries

Scope and Content

Commemorative pin from an international convention of the Auslandsdeutschen in the German city of Stuttgart in 1937. The Auslandsdeutschen was the organization of members of the Nazi Party who lived abroad.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Conditions Governing Reproduction

No restrictions on use

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Oval, black, embossed, metal pin. At the center is embossed German text with an eagle above, holding in its talons a wreath with a swastika in its center. The eagle extends above the top edge of the pin. At bottom is an embossed diamond shape with 2 letters in its center. The bottom point of the diamond extends beyond the lower edge. There is an embossed border of oak leaves and German text along the left and right borders. Back is silver-colored with raised German text. Pin clasp attached by raised metal guide.

Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.