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Funerary urns stacked against a wooden fence at Buchenwald.

Photograph | Not Digitized | Photograph Number: 85473

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    Funerary urns stacked against a wooden fence at Buchenwald.

    The urns were supplied by Topf & Sons company of Erfurt, and used by the Nazis to keep up a pretense of proper handling of the remains of victims.

    The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Jars for Ashes Buchenwald."

    Source: https://www.buchenwald.de/en/1268/
    Date
    1945
    Locale
    Buchenwald, [Thuringia] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Ralph McComb, Estate

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Ralph McComb, Estate
    Second Provenance: Mary McComb
    Source Record ID: Collections: IRN 543022
    Second Record ID: Collections: 2016.262.1

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    Record last modified:
    2017-11-21 00:00:00
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