Sketch of female concentration camp inmates bathing
- Object Type
Concentration camps in art (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Sketch drawn by a friend of Martha Salm in 1941 while imprisoned in a concentration camp. The group of drawings depict aspects of daily camp life, such as bathing, doing chores, fantasies about food, sleeping quarters and kitchen, and dreaming of freedom beyond the barbed-wire fence.
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Also in Martha Salm Oppenheimer collection
The collection consists of documents relating to the experiences of Martha Salm Oppenheimer during the Holocaust and two Iron Cross medals and sketches drawn in 1941 by a friend of Martha Salm's friend in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
WWI German iron cross second class medal 1914
WWI German cross of honor medal 1914-1918
Documents related to Martha Salm Oppenheimer, including a German Reich passport (Reisepass) issued to Martha Sara Salm; a photograph of Martha Salm with two friends; a certificate issued to Sally Oppenheimer; and two U.S. Certificates of Naturalization issued to Martha Salm Oppenheimer and Salaman Frankel Oppenheimer.