Liberators oversee townspeople preparing the corpses of prisoners for burial [Ohrdruf]

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Title

Liberators oversee townspeople preparing the corpses of prisoners for burial [Ohrdruf]

Creator

Brown, Elizabeth O. (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Writing on reverse: "Upper left -- Mr. Brown". At the end of a row of corpses of prisoners wrapped in white cloth, two civilians wrap another corpse. Each corpse has a white stake laid on top of it. Corpses waiting to be wrapped are also visible. Two liberators watch the civilians while another liberator walks along the row of shrouded corpses with his rifle slung over his shoulder. Two other liberators are visible in the background. Stamp on reverse: "Passed by U. S. Army Examiner 30646". Numbered 83 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00BROWEL002
06080100PHOR00BROWEL002.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Brown, Elizabeth O.

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 2 3/8 -2 1/2" x 2 1/8"; Paper size: 2 3/8 -2 1/2" x 2 3/8" (irregular edges) bent, cracked, faded, stained, scratches, fingerprints, worn edges, age discoloration. Reverse of photo: glue residue, paper once glued on has been torn off leaving small fibrous piece of paper, 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); 55 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHOR00BROWEL002.JPG

Collection

Citation

Brown, Elizabeth O. (Donor), “Liberators oversee townspeople preparing the corpses of prisoners for burial [Ohrdruf],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed May 27, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/636.

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