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Verle H. Brown collection

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    Overview

    Description
    Photographs taken at Gardelegen showing victims of the atrocity, the confrontation between American servicemen and local German officials, and civilians being forced to participate in the exhumation and reburial of victims.
    Date
    creation:  1945 April
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Family of Verle H. Brown
    Collection Creator
    Verle H. Brown
    Biography
    Verle Harrison Brown (1923-2006) was born June 13, 1923 in Ogden Weber, UT, to James and Lillian Brown and had a sister named Marilyn. He served with the US Army during World War II as a Tech 5 Corporal with the 102nd Infantry Division and witnessed the afternmath of the Gardelegen atrocity. He married Cornelia Visalia Wilson in 1947.

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Gardelegen (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Harlan Brown, son of Verle Harrison Brown.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:29:56
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