W.M. Citron (Ed.) Aufbau Almanac - The Immigrant’s Handbook.

AUCTION 76 | Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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Lot 141

W.M. Citron (Ed.) Aufbau Almanac - The Immigrant’s Handbook.

<<FIRST EDITION.>> Illustrated. Text in English and German. Foreword by Albert Einstein. Frontispiece portrait of President Roosevelt. Text illustrations. Numerous ads. pp. 192. Original printed wrappers, some wear. 4to.

New York: Verlag German-Jewish Club 1941

Est: $800 - $1,200
A practical guide to American life for the benefit of recently arrived Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany. Includes information and instruction on American customs and lifestyle (particularly in New York City), Jewish-German immigrant associations, citizenship classes, the texts of The Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America, and the meaning of such vernacular expressions as the ‘Bronx cheer’ and ‘sawbucks.’ Produced by the editors of the monthly German-Jewish immigrant self-help magazine Aufbau.