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Signs from Berlin: A Project by Stih and Schnock

September 5, 2003 - January 4, 2004

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Jews are expelled from all choral groups.
August 16, 1933




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Aryan and non-Aryan children are not allowed to play together.
1938



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At Bayerischer Platz, Jews may sit only on yellow park benches.
Eye-witness reports, 1939


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Telephone lines to Jewish households will be cut off. July 29, 1940
Use of public telephones is forbidden. December 21, 1941
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All Jews are obliged to do hard labor.
March 4, 1941
Organized arrests at the place of work for deportation.
March 26, 1943
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Jews may not use public libraries.
August 2, 1941

Jews may not purchase books.
October 9, 1942
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In bakeries and cafes, signs must be posted stating that Jews and Poles may not purchase cakes.
February 14, 1942

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Jews are no longer allowed to have household pets.
May 15, 1942



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Jews must hand over all electrical and optical appliances, bicycles, typewriters, and records.
June 19, 1942

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All files dealing with anti-Semitic activities are to be destroyed.
February 16, 1945



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