Solomon Bogard collection
Consists of post-war photographs (including a photograph taken by Lee Miller) of the prison used by the Gestapo in Cologne, Germany. Also includes photographs of American and British officials touring the Buchenwald concentration camp, including one of Claire Booth Luce speaking with survivors. Also includes a photograph of a Nazi campaign poster, as well as post-liberation photographs of the Nordhausen and Landsberg concentration camps. Includes photographs of liberated prisoners at Buchenwald, German civilians touring the camp, and the arrest of Ilse Koch. Please also see 2006.171 and 2006.132.
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Consists of prints and copyprints of photographs from the collection of Solomon Bogard. Obtained from various sources, the bulk of the photographs depict the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Flossenbürg, Natzweiler-Struthof and Ohrdruf, as well as miscellaneous photographs of the capture of Nazi war criminals. Many are enlarged and many have original captions.
Consists of one photograph taken of six soldiers in the garden of the Chancellery building in Berlin. The soldiers are standing near a ditch purported to be the ditch in which Hitler's remains had been buried after his body was burned.
Consists of 34 official photographs, taken after the liberation of the Woebbelin concentration camp, including the official Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) and Signal Corps descriptions of each photograph. Also includes a 1941 clipping from the London "Daily Mirror," showing a hanging in Yugoslavia and warning of the need to stop the Germans; as well as a sheet of Dutch ration stamps from the fall of 1944. Also includes a photograph of a crematorium in Vught, the Netherlands, photographs of Berlin at the end of the war, a photograph of victims of the Kaufering concentration camp, a photograph of a hanging in the Soviet Union, photographs of Breendonck, US Army official photographs of liberations, photographs of Langenstein and Sandbostel, photographs of a raid on Jews in 1941, and an April 10, 1938 postcard announcing the Anschluss to the people of Salzburg.
Contains three photographic prints: two Signal Corps photographs of German civilians touring the Buchenwald concentration camp shortly after liberation, and one press photo of Alfred Jodl. Collected by Solomon Bogard (donor's father).