"Bodies of displaced persons found in Ordruf concentration camp near Friedrichordi, Germany"

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Title

"Bodies of displaced persons found in Ordruf concentration camp near Friedrichordi, Germany"

Creator

Erickson, Axel (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Title from caption on the reverse. Corpses of executed prisoners lie on the ground. They are clothed in prisoner uniforms and emaciated. One liberator stands in the foreground facing them (back to the camera, visible from the shoulders down). In the background, several other liberators stand looking at the corpses. One liberator may be photographing the corpses. Erickson photo 2 is a close-up of the same scene. Numbered 2 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00ERICAX001
06080100PHOR00ERICAX001.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Erickson, Axel

Coverage

Friedrichordi (Germany)

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 4 1/2" x 6 7/16"; Paper size: 5" x 6 9/16" (irregular edges) bent, scratches, fingerprints, damage on negative. Reverse of photo: age discoloration around edges, dark fingerprints and smudges, paper label, writing, typing.

Date

4 - 12 -

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

Files

06080100PHOR00ERICAX001.JPG

Collection

Citation

Erickson, Axel (Donor), “"Bodies of displaced persons found in Ordruf concentration camp near Friedrichordi, Germany",” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed May 30, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/654.

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