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Buchenwald horror camp

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Material Information

Title:
Buchenwald horror camp
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Holocaust victims -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Concentration camps -- Photographs   ( lcsh )

Notes

Abstract:
Caption on back of photograph reads: "BUCHENWALD HORROR CAMP. Most remarkable were the incidents of human skin. Here is a close up of tatooed sic and tanned skin. The wife of a Nazi director of the camp, had a peculiar hobby. When a prisoner was brought and undressed for her inspection. If she liked his tatooing sic hew was killed, and the piece of skin tanned. She would make purses of it. Once she made a lamp, with large tatooed sic lampshade. The base of the lamp is made of human bones, most of these prisoners were political or Jewish prisoners."
General Note:
Caption title.
General Note:
"ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO. White/LP. 277852. 25445. ER."

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - N08-00199
usfldc handle - n8.199
System ID:
SFS0036297:00001

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"ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO. White/LP. 277852. 25445. ER."
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Caption on back of photograph reads: "BUCHENWALD HORROR CAMP. Most remarkable were the incidents of human skin. Here is a close up of tatooed [sic] and tanned skin. The wife of a Nazi director of the camp, had a peculiar hobby. When a prisoner was brought and undressed for her inspection. If she liked his tatooing [sic] hew was killed, and the piece of skin tanned. She would make purses of it. Once she made a lamp, with large tatooed [sic] lampshade. The base of the lamp is made of human bones, most of these prisoners were political or Jewish prisoners."
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