weekly mass-circulation newspaper, was the Nazi's principal
vehicle for anti-Semitic agitation in Germany. A key
ingredient was the depiction of Jews in Philipp Rupprecht's
cartoons as ugly and revolting, with huge hooked noses,
bulging eyes, large ears, swollen lips, unshaven beards,
long hairy arms and hands, and short crooked legs. Special
issues told lurid stories of ritual murder by Jews, Jewish
criminality, the worldwide Jewish conspiracy, and Jewish
sexual predation. Editor Julius Streicher, was the Nazi
Party's most rabid anti-Semite. He was the chief organizer
of the April 1, 1933, anti-Jewish boycott, and chief
proponent of the Nuremburg anti-Jewish laws. In a 1938
article titled "War against the World Enemy," Streicher
called for the total destruction of the Jewish people. After
World War II he was hanged as a war criminal.
type across the bottom of the invoice is
Jews are our misfortune." The paper's logotype showed a
cruel caricature of a Jewish man's face framed by a Star of
David, over the slogan, "Unless the Jewish question is
solved, mankind is doomed."
10, 1939, postal checking account
receipt for a one-month subscription payment to
pasted to the invoice.