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Harry Weiss Collection

Document | Accession Number: 1992.112

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.

Date
creation:  1945
Language
English
German
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Scrip.
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harry Weiss
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:51:38
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