"They had been dead about a week. You can imagine how they smelled." [Ohrdruf]

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Title

"They had been dead about a week. You can imagine how they smelled." [Ohrdruf]

Creator

Mercer, Fred (Donor)
Mercer, Fred (Photographer)

Description

Content Note: Title from writing on reverse. Naked, emaciated corpses of prisoners piled in a hut and covered with lime. Numbered 120 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00MERCFR025
06080100PHOR00MERCFR025.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Mercer, Fred

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 6 1/2" x 4 1/2"; Paper size: 7" x 5" bent, cracked, stained, scratches, damage on negative, moisture wrinkling. Reverse of photo: paper label, writing.

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

Files

06080100PHOR00MERCFR025.JPG

Collection

Citation

Mercer, Fred (Donor) and Mercer, Fred (Photographer), “"They had been dead about a week. You can imagine how they smelled." [Ohrdruf],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed July 18, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/696.

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