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Identifier: 
exws_NSDAP_b12_02_13_D2
Title: 
Tilsit Städt Sparkasse, 1 Mark [side two]
Title-Alternative: 
Tilsit als Eingangstor zu den Baltischen Randstaaten
Subject: 
Paper money--German
Subject: 
Germany--Paper money
Subject: 
Legal tender--Germany--1910-1930
Subject: 
Memel Territory (Lithuania)--Art
Subject: 
Maps in art
Subject: 
Tilsit (Germany)--Art
Subject: 
Elk--Art
Subject: 
Rafts--Art
Subject: 
Men in art
Description: 
Back of 1 Mark polychrome German note. The bill is divided into three columns. In the left column is an image of an elk. In the center is a map of the region, showing East Prussia and Memelland. In the right column is an image of a man standing on a raft. Memelland was occupied by Lithuania in the "Klaipėda Revolt" of 1923, annexed by Nazi Germany in March, 1939 and immediately reintegrated into East Prussia, annexed by Soviet Union in 1946, and made a part of the Lithuanian SSR in 1948. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, it has been part of the Republic of Lithuania.
Creator: 
Tilsit (Germany). Magistrat
Date Original: 
1921-11-12
Source: 
12 x 8 cm
Language: 
ger
Coverage-Temporal: 
1920 - 1930
Coverage-Spatial: 
Germany
Rights: 
Copyright 2011 Western Michigan University Libraries. For use of digital image, contact Special Collections, Waldo Library, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA 49008-5353
Provenance: 
Item donated by Professor Emeritus of History, Howard Mowen (1922-2009; WMU faculty, 1949-1982)
Collection Title: 
World War II Propaganda Collections
Type: 
Image
Format: 
image/tiff
Format-Extent: 
9,319,396 bytes
Publisher Digital: 
Western Michigan University
Date Digital: 
2011