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Edda Treforest photograph collection

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    The Edda Treforest photograph collection consists of photographs depicting nurses treating patients at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp after liberation, the canteen that Samuel Treforest opened at Bergen-Belsen after World War II, and Edda Treforest as a young woman. The photographs were likely taken by Samuel Treforest.
    creation:  circa 1945-1947
    Collection Creator
    Edda Treforest
    Edda Treforest (b. Edda Wind) was a Holocaust survivor and was employed as a translator for Ms. E.I. England, head of the British Red Cross contingent at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Her husband, Samuel Treforest was a United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation (UNRRA) official who took photographs of Bergen-Belsen concentraiton camp.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Edda Treforest photograph collection 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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Edda Treforest donated the Edda Treforest photograph collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992.
    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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