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Public humiliation

Bystanders watch as a Jewish student is paraded over the Wiedenhaser Bridge in Marburg carrying a sign that reads, “I have defiled a Christian maiden.” An SA fife-and-drum band marches ahead drawing attention to the man who is dressed in a suit and bow tie. Germany, 1933–1939 (similar photos available: enter “public humiliation” in Photo Archives search bar). US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Amt für Press-und-Offentlichkeitsarbeit, Marburg