Fest der Jugend [Festival of Youth] pin
overall: Height: 2.000 inches (5.08 cm) | Width: 1.000 inches (2.54 cm) | Depth: 0.125 inches (0.318 cm)
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
German pin commemorating a youth festival held by the Hitler Youth in 1933.
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Oval, brass-colored, metal pin. Front has an embossed design of a male figure, standing with feet apart, holding a flag on a pole. Behind him, on both sides, is a row of human figures and flags on poles. The lower section has a design with a swastika in center. The border forms an arch around the central design and has embossed German text. Back has a sharp pin curved out and under at one end where it is attached by solder. Sharp end of pin extends beyond bottom edge.