"Some of these were starved to death, some crippled, all shot in the back." [Ohrdruf]

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Title

"Some of these were starved to death, some crippled, all shot in the back." [Ohrdruf]

Creator

Ricketts, George Pierce (Donor)
Ricketts, George Pierce (Photographer)

Description

Content Note: Title from caption on the reverse. Corpses of executed prisoners lying on the ground near the barracks. All are clothed in prisoner uniforms. A liberator is running away from the camera in the upper left corner (toward a barrack.) Numbered 60 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00RICKGE002
06080100PHOR00RICKGE002.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Ricketts, George Pierce

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 6 1/2" x 4 1/2"; Paper size: 7" x 5" bent, scratched, faded, stained, damage on negative, moisture wrinkling. Reverse of photo: paper label, partially removed paper level.

Date

- -

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

Files

06080100PHOR00RICKGE002.JPG

Collection

Citation

Ricketts, George Pierce (Donor) and Ricketts, George Pierce (Photographer), “"Some of these were starved to death, some crippled, all shot in the back." [Ohrdruf],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed June 12, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/698.

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