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Growth despite a negative birth rate – the inter-war years

60 years celebration of the OÖ. Volksverein Developments in the inter-war years can be identified as heterogeneous, from the mid twenties regional migration became even more dominant.

From roughly the mid twenties the birth rate was negative, yet the population of the city increased noticeably due to local migration and changes in the city boundaries.

After the fairly tolerant twenties, pressure on “foreigners” grew in the thirties, though not initially on German speaking immigrants, and Anti-Semitism increased.
In the mid thirties the illegal National Socialists began their first activities in Linz.

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