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Harry Weiss Collection

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    The Harry Weiss collection consists of photographs created by 166th US Army Signal Corps photographers from April 1945-May 1945. The photographs relate to the liberation of various concentration camps and the burial victims and also include the images of the corpses of victims at the Ohrdruf concentration camp; victims and survivors of the Buchenwald concentration camp; various buildings including crematorium and barracks at Buchenwald concentration camp; German civilians digging graves for concentration camp victims; corpses of slave labor victims near Wetterfield, Germany; the bodies of female Jewish victims at the Hergenhein concentration camp; the liberation of and arrival of American troops at the Dachau concentration camp; the buildings and victims of Landsberg a sub-camp of Dachau concentration camp. The collection also includes five samples of Theresienstadt ghetto scrip.
    creation:  1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harry Weiss

    Physical Details

    English German
    Photographs. Scrip.
    2 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Harry Weiss 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
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, there are no known copyright restrictions on the material(s) in this collection, or the material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Harry Weiss donated the Harry Weiss 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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