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Playbill.

File consists of one playbill from a performance of an evening of selections of works from romantic operas at the Oldenburg state theatre.

Rowntree, Kenneth

Scrapbook.

File consists of one scrapbook featuring a map of Germany on the cover. The scrapbook includes photographs of, and botanical specimens from, the Harburg district of Germany, particularly around Buchholz in der Nordheide and Lüneburger Heide. The scrapbook also includes photographs of young women and girls in Hitler Youth uniforms at what appears to be a camp. There are three quotes in the scrapbook which read:

  1. "Kein schöner Land in dieser Zeit als hier das unsre weit und breit" [No prettier country at this time than ours here, wide and broad], a German folk song;
  2. "Auf Fahrt und Lager so lernen wir unsere Heimat kennen." [By riding and camping we get to know our native land].
  3. "Grösseres als mein Vaterland Deutschland kenne ich nicht!" [greater than my homeland Germany I know not], excerpt from a speech given by Adolf Hitler at the Sportpalast in Dresden on July 23, 1932.

Rowntree, Kenneth

Kenneth Rowntree Germany collection.

Collection consists of materials collected by Kenneth Rowntree during his time in Germany as part of the Canadian Army Dental Corps at the end of the Second World War. The collection includes materials primarily created in Oldenburg including a scrapbook relating to the Hitlerjugend, propaganda photographs, a playbill, and a brochure for the Beaver Club.

Rowntree, Kenneth

Propaganda photographs.

File consists of 20 propaganda photographs taken by the Nazi party, largely in Oldenburg and the surrounding area. Includes photographs of naval military officials, Nazi events, and members of the party.

Rowntree, Kenneth

Beaver Club Oldenburg : brochure.

File consists of one brochure for the Canadian YMCA Beaver Club in Oldenburg, Germany. It is billed as the first and last Canadian town centre in Germany. The brochure also notes that as of May 1, 1946 the management will be assumed by the British YMCA.

Rowntree, Kenneth