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Mauthausen concentration camp quarry stones

Object | Accession Number: 1991.134.1

Stones quarried by prisoners in Mauthausen concentration camp. From a quarry in Mauthausen, Austria, 1938-1945. Mauthhausen was created in March 1938 near an abandoned stone quarry, about 3 miles from the town of Mauthausen in upper Austria. On May 16, 1938 work began in the stone quarry with approximately 30 civilian workers; the first prisoners arrived August 8, 1938 and were put to work in the construction of the camp and in the stone quarry; the camp was liberated May 5, 1945.

1938-1945  (manufacture)
manufacture : Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Object Type
Granite (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Mauthausen Memorial Museum
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:07:55
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