"This is the basement of the crematorium...thats just a dummy hanging there..." [Buchenwald]

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Title

"This is the basement of the crematorium...thats just a dummy hanging there..." [Buchenwald]

Creator

Poulis, Andy (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Title from the caption on the reverse. Additional caption text: "This is the basement of the Crematorium. This is where the[y] beat them and if they died they had an elevator that carried them up to the ovens. That's just a dummy hanging there to show the way they use to do string them up." The dummy is dressed in a prison uniform and is hanging from a hook in the wall by a cord around its neck. Copy made in May 1979. Numbered 92 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHBU00POULAN003
06080100PHBU00POULAN003.JPG

Subject

Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Poulis, Andy

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 4 1/2" x 2 3/4"; Paper size: 5" x 3 1/2" Reverse of photo: paper with photocopied caption taped to reverse.

Date

- - 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); 56 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHBU00POULAN003.JPG

Collection

Citation

Poulis, Andy (Donor), “"This is the basement of the crematorium...thats just a dummy hanging there..." [Buchenwald],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed March 5, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/393.

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