• 1998.001.001
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Frank A. Abbott photograph album

Archival Item

Resource TypeStill Images
Title NoteTitle based on compiler of album.
Date of Creation1945
Date NoteDate estimated by archivist.
GenreAlbums, Diaries & Scrapbooks
Immediate Source of Acquisition or TransferDonated to the VHEC by Beverley Abbott in 1998.
Extent & Medium1 album (26 photographs); 18.4 x 28.5 cm
Scope & ContentItem is a photograph album with a black embossed cover and black paper pages on which are mounted 26 black-and-white copy photographs, 13 of which are from after the liberation of the Dachau and Bergen-Belson concentration camps. Each photo has a short caption, presumably written by Frank A. Abbott. The other 13 photos depict some of the bodies found at Natzweiler-Struthof. The album contains a number of atrocity photos and graphic images.
Physical Characteristics and Technical RequirementsCorners of photo album are worn and peeling. Three staples through the front cover. Corners of the pages in the album are also bending and creased.
NoteInformation about the sources of photographs included in the album is available in the donor file.