"Hitler, the Government Councilor, Swears on the Weimar Constitution of Dr. Hugo Preuss" (March 1932)
On February 25, 1932, Hitler was appointed councilor [Regierungsrat] in the state government of Braunschweig. It was a minor post, but the appointment involved the conferral of German citizenship, which made him eligible to run for president. This satire shows Hitler taking the citizenship oath and swearing to uphold the Weimar Constitution. Drawing by Andreas Paul Weber, from Widerstand (March 1932).
© Bildarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz