Female camp guards bury corpses of prisoners in a mass grave [Bergen-Belsen]

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Title

Female camp guards bury corpses of prisoners in a mass grave [Bergen-Belsen]

Creator

Nesbitt, Matthew (Donor)
Nesbitt, Matthew (Photographer)

Description

Content Note: Female guards in uniform walk along the lefthand side bringing naked corpses to the long, rectangular mass grave in the center of the photo. In the foreground, guards in pairs lift corpses by the arms and legs. Many corpses are visible in the grave in the background. Numbered 11 on the reverse. Written on reverse "1 69% Pg. 3 top"

Identifier

06080100PHBB00NESBMA011
06080100PHBB00NESBMA011.JPG

Subject

Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp)
Nesbitt, Matthew
Nash, Lauren

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 4 3/8" x 6 7/16"; Paper size: 5" x 7" bent, scratches, worn edges, damage on negative. 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); 61 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHBB00NESBMA011.JPG

Collection

Citation

Nesbitt, Matthew (Donor) and Nesbitt, Matthew (Photographer), “Female camp guards bury corpses of prisoners in a mass grave [Bergen-Belsen],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed August 18, 2022, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/788.

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