succession of anti-Jewish laws in Nazi Germany started on
April 7, 1933, with legislation that removed Jews from civil
service and the practice of law. German Jews lost their
citizenship and most political rights on September 15, 1935;
a November 14, 1935, decree deprived Jews of the right to
March 18, 1936, post card announces the March 29 Reichstag
election, and notifies the recipient where her polling place
is located. The address side is headed, "Pay attention to
reverse!" There the text states:
Registration in the voter list of the possession of this
themselves offer no evidence of the right to vote. Jews are
excluded from the right to vote in accordance with Section 5
of the first
decree of the Reich citizenship law of November 14, 1935.
It goes on to define a Jew legally
by criteria of ancestry, religious practice, or marriage,
and requires any Jewish recipient of the card to return it
immediately to authorities. "Whoever, without being entitled
to vote, casts a ballot, will be punished by imprisonment
and a fine, or one of those penalties."
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