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Information bulletin
(June 1951)

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Beautiful broad staircase has been reconstructed with in-
finite care and patience by master artisans in Frankfurt's
tribute to its most famous son, Germany's greatest poet.
Left, Goethe's old home, now the Goelhe Museum in
Frankfurt's Grosser Hirschgraben, as it looked before it
was bombed out. This and other prewar photos in this
article were taken in 1907 by Molzahn-Altheim of Frank-
furt-on-the-Main. Present day photos furnished by Claude
Jacoby, photographer of Public Relations Division, HICOG.
Everything in the newly-rebuilt Goethe House is just as
it was in the poet's youth. Photos below (left, prewar;
right, today) show one of the drawing rooms where guests
were entertained. Note fidelity of reconstruction work:
each and every picture is baclk in its accustomed place.


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