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Harold Gilman photographs

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    The Harold Gilman photographs consist of photographs Harold Gilman took at the newly liberated Mauthausen concentration camp and Gusen sub-camp in May 1945. The photographs depict liberated prisoners, former guards, American soldiers, Austrian civilians, and buildings at Gusen and Mauthausen. The photographs show emaciated survivors, corpses, and scenes of summary punishment of former SS guards by their former prisoners and of American soldiers forcing Austrian civilians to dig mass graves for Holocaust victims. Most of the photographs are annotated by Gilman on the verso.
    inclusive:  1945 May 05-1945 May 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harold Gilman
    Collection Creator
    Harold Gilman M.D.
    Harold Gilman (1917-1999) was born in Denver, CO, and served with the United States Army 11th Armored Division. In May 1945, the division liberated the Mauthausen and Gusen concentration camps in Austria. Gilman used his camera to document the camps.

    Physical Details

    2 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Harold Gilman photographs are arranged as 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

    Harold Gilman donated the Harold Gilman photographs 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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    2023-08-25 16:17:47
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