The September 1935 Nuremberg laws deprived Jews of citizenship and prohibited sexual relations and intermarriage between Jews and "persons of German or related blood."
In the chart shown in this photograph, the white figures represent “full-blooded” Germans, the black figures “full-blooded” Jews, and the shaded figures “cross breeds” (Mischlinge). USHMM #91451/Stadtarchiv Bielefeld, Germany
This photograph shows the public humiliation of a couple. The woman, who is non-Jewish, carries a sign reading “I am the greatest swine and sleep only with Jews.” The man's sign reads, “As a Jew, I only take German girls up to my room.” USHMM #41015/Hulton Getty Picture Collection, London
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