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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Contains four black and white photographs, of Ohrdruf immediately following liberation and two envelopes which originally housed the photographs. The first was labeled "1945/ W.W.II" and the second labeled "Buchenwald/IIWW."
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Art and Artifacts branch received these photographs from Leo Cecil on March 22, 2000. The Art and Artifacts branch transferred the photographs to the Archives in May 2000.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.