Eugenik: Erblehre, erbpflege (Eugenics: Hereditary teaching, preservation), October 1930, eugenicist Paul Popenoe with pedigree of black artists

Photo of eugenicist Paul Popenoe showing a couple a pedigree of "Black People of Artistic Ability." Popenoe was a major proponent of eugenic sterilization in California, where about 30,000 people were eventually sterilized. The Germans held Poenoe up as an exemplar of how to put eugenics in action.

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