Sign on the wall of the crematorium at Buchenwald

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Title

Sign on the wall of the crematorium at Buchenwald

Creator

Izac, Edouard Victor Michel (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Caption from a separate page: "This sign is on the wall of the furnace room at Buchenwald camp four miles outside Weimar, Germany where the bodies of starved and beaten victims of the Nazis were cremated after death freed them from a life of horror and agony. The sign reads 'No filthy worms shall nourish from my body; the clean flame--it shall consume me. I always love warmth and light, therefore cremate but bury me not.' " Numbered 36 on the reverse (Izac 12)

Identifier

06080100PHBU00IZACED006
06080100PHBU00IZACED006.JPG

Subject

Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Izac, Edouard Victor Michel

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 4 7/16" x 6 1/2"; Paper size: 5" x 7 1/16" bent, scratches. Reverse of photo: paper label, writing.

Date

1 - 1 - 1945

Contributor

Emory University
Encoded as part of the SAGE Digital Archive Project: A Collaborative Project between the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, 1997-2000.
Funding for the SAGE Digital Archive Project was provided by a local foundation.

Rights

Researchers should contact the repository for terms governing the use of the collection.

Relation

Negative. TIFF image (400 dpi). JPG image (72 dpi).

Format

JPG (72 dpi); 44 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHBU00IZACED006.JPG

Collection

Citation

Izac, Edouard Victor Michel (Donor), “Sign on the wall of the crematorium at Buchenwald,” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed February 23, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/368.

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