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Joseph Crane collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0050 | RG Number: RG-10.234

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    Overview

    Description
    The material relates to Joseph Crane's experiences and relationships with people he met at Civilian Internment Camp #5. The collection consists of photographs of SS personnel, a statement given by an internee of Civilian Internment Camp #5, a letter of protest from some internees regarding the delay in their release, two poems, a report about war criminals and war crimes trials, and an arrest report.
    Date
    inclusive:  1942-1945
    Collection Creator
    Joseph Crane
    Biography
    Joseph Crane was born in Vienna, Austria in 1912 and emigrated to the United States in 1929. During World War II, Crane was a member of Company E, of the 329th Regiment of the 83rd U.S. Infantry Division. In May 1945, Crane was assigned to Civilian Internment Camp #5 in Nattenberg, Germany where he acted as a registrar of inmates and as an interpreter.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German English
    Genre/Form
    Photographs. Poetry.
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangement is thematic

    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
    Nattenberg (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The documents and photographs were collected by Joseph Crane during his post-war service as a registrar and interpreter at Civilian Internment Camp #5 in Nattenberg, Germany. He donated the collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Mar. 30,1993.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:45:45
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