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D.A. Weckwerth papers

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    The D. A. Weckwerth papers consists of a letter written by liberator, D.A. Weckwerth, addressed to Mary Ann, written from Eisenach, Germany, June 1, 1945; three black-and white-photographs of Eisenach; one negative; and three copies of photographs from Eisenach, Germany. The letter describes Weckwerth's visit to Buchenwald concentration camp, including the descriptions of the camp and buildings, its survivors and victims, and German civilians tasked with "cleaning the place up."
    creation:  1945

    Physical Details

    Letter. Photographs.
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The D. A. Weckwerth papers is arranged in a single series.

    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

    Geographic Name
    Eisenach (Germany) Germany.
    Personal Name
    Weckwerth, D. A.

    Administrative Notes

    D. A. Weckwerth donated the D. A. Weckwerth papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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