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Michael Spillias collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.244.1

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    Overview

    Description
    Consists of six photographs taken by Michael Spillias, a member of the 11th Armored Division, after the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp. The photographs depict the collection and reburial of corpses as well as of survivors who were liberated at the camp.
    Date
    creation:  1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judy Rosshirt
    Collection Creator
    Michael Spillias
    Biography
    Michael Spillias was a member of the 11th Armored Division of the U.S. Third Army. He was a Private First Class, Battery A, 491st Field Artillery Battalion.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Liberation. Europe.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Judith Rosshirt donated her father's photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in March 2011. Publications related to the 11th Armored Division were transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library.
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-01 11:41:19
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