The corpse of a naked, emaciated prisoner next to the corpses of two SS guards [Ohrdruf]

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Title

The corpse of a naked, emaciated prisoner next to the corpses of two SS guards [Ohrdruf]

Creator

Brown, Elizabeth O. (Donor)

Description

Content Note: A close up of the corpse of a male prisoner 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. (Only part of one of the guards is within the frame of the photograph.) Liberators stand in a circle around the bodies. Stamp on reverse: "Passed by U. S. Army Examiner 30646". Numbered 98 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00BROWEL018
06080100PHOR00BROWEL018.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Brown, Elizabeth O.

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 1 1/2" x 2 3/8"; Paper size: 2 1/4" x 2 3/8" bent, cracked, faded, stained, scratches, worn edges, 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); 53 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHOR00BROWEL018.JPG

Collection

Citation

Brown, Elizabeth O. (Donor), “The corpse of a naked, emaciated prisoner next to the corpses of two SS guards [Ohrdruf],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed April 17, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/652.

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