Caption for "Corpses of prisoners near the crematorium oven" [Buchenwald]

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Title

Caption for "Corpses of prisoners near the crematorium oven" [Buchenwald]

Creator

Wile, Dennis E. (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Text: " 'If you starve them, when they die you have less to burn, and the more you burn them more healthy your workmen by replacement.' This is just another pile of dead people, America! The Nazis have many more at this place--this is typical on a small scale--Burn!-- 6,000, one day Jew!--Burn--Dead men." The photo was stamped "passed" by the Army Examiner. Numbered 3 on the reverse. Originally "picture B"

Identifier

06080100PHBU00WILEDE004
06080100PHBU00WILEDE004.JPG

Subject

Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Wile, Dennis E.

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 6 7/16" x 4 7/16"; Paper size: 6 15/16" x 4 15/16" bent, stained, tape, scratches, moisture wrinkling. Reverse of photo: paper label pasted on then partially torn off, glue with fibers adhered to it, writing.

Date

4 - 0 - 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); 58 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHBU00WILEDE004.JPG

Collection

Citation

Wile, Dennis E. (Donor), “Caption for "Corpses of prisoners near the crematorium oven" [Buchenwald],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed February 23, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/415.

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