A collection of 91 photographs depicting women’s service in the Reich Labor Service.
Bound photograph album, string at spine, silver emblem of the Reichsarbeitsdienst Weibliche Jugend on front cover. Highlights of the album include women in military dress uniforms, women in Nazi Swastika bathing suits, women dancing with soldiers, soldiers building railroad tracks.
Beginning in 1935, the Reich Labor Service Act mandated service to the German state. It was compulsory for both sexes, with either service to charitable organizations or more often, military projects. An important part of the organization was to educate German youth about National Socialism.