Two survivors appear to be pushing the corpse of a prisoner into a crematorium oven [Dachau]

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Title

Two survivors appear to be pushing the corpse of a prisoner into a crematorium oven [Dachau]

Creator

Dunn, John F. (Donor)
Dunn, John F. (Photographer)

Description

Content Note: The corpse of the prisoner has been slid approximately half way into the crematorium oven. The survivors stand on either side of the oven doors. One of them holds a pole ending in a hook. The other appears to be pushing the body with a pole. Numbered 67 on the reverse. [Original is in the 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City, OK.] This photo seems to be part of a series of photos including 06080100PHDA00DUNNJO002, 06080100PHDA00DUNNJO003, and 06080100PHDA00DUNNJO004. See also 06080100PHDA00COOPBE002. The events depicted appear to be a reenactment.

Identifier

06080100PHDA00DUNNJO005
06080100PHDA00DUNNJO005.JPG

Subject

Dachau (Concentration camp)
Dunn, John F.

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 7 3/8" x 9 7/16"; Paper size: 8" x 10" torn, bent, cracked, scratches, worn edges, moisture wrinkling, damage on negative. Reverse of photo: age discoloration around edges, stained, paper label.

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

Files

06080100PHDA00DUNNJO005.JPG

Collection

Citation

Dunn, John F. (Donor) and Dunn, John F. (Photographer), “Two survivors appear to be pushing the corpse of a prisoner into a crematorium oven [Dachau],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed February 25, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/476.

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