Nazi officials at the opening of "The Eternal Jew" exhibition in Munich, November 8, 1937.

The travelling exhibition promoted stereotypes of Jews and Nazi perceptions of their danger to the world. Officials shown above are gazing at a segment entitled, "Jewish dress was a warning against racial defilement." To the left is a segment entitled, "Usury and the fencing of goods were always their privilege."

Later, in 1939-40, Nazi Propaganda Minister Goebbels commissioned the notorious film of the same name, "Der Ewige Jude," which used footage of Jews suffering in the Warsaw Ghetto intercut with scenes of rats to show that Jews "differ from us in body, but especially in soul."

(Photo credit: U.S. National Archives, courtesy USHMM Photo Archives)

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