A group of liberators looks at the corpse of a naked, emaciated prisoner laid next to the corpses of two SS guards (1) [Ohrdruf]

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Title

A group of liberators looks at the corpse of a naked, emaciated prisoner laid next to the corpses of two SS guards (1) [Ohrdruf]

Creator

Brown, Elizabeth O. (Donor)

Description

Content Note: A tree branch partially obscures this image. The corpse of a male prisoner has been placed next to the bodies of two SS guards who were murdered by the prisoners. The prisoner's corpse is naked and emaciated. His arms have been folded over his abdomen. The guards are dressed in civilian clothes that have been disheveled. A swastika insignia has been placed on the abdomen of one of the guards. Liberators stand in a circle around the bodies. Stamp on reverse: "Passed by U. S. Army Examiner 30646". Numbered 96 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00BROWEL016
06080100PHOR00BROWEL016.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Brown, Elizabeth O.

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 1 1/2" x 2 1/2"; Paper size: 1 7/8" x 2 3/4" bent, faded, stained, scratches, worn edges, small pieces of the image have begun to flake off the photograph, age discoloration. Reverse of photo: glue residue, 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); 48 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHOR00BROWEL016.JPG

Collection

Citation

Brown, Elizabeth O. (Donor), “A group of liberators looks at the corpse of a naked, emaciated prisoner laid next to the corpses of two SS guards (1) [Ohrdruf],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed September 22, 2023, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/650.

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