Amsterdam, Netherlands, The Joodsche Raad building.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem


  • Title: Amsterdam, Netherlands, The Joodsche Raad building.
  • Location: Amsterdam,The Netherlands, Esterwegen,Germany
  • Subject Keywords: Judenrat , Buildings , Camps , Prewar period
  • Photographer: Oberwachtmann Erich Mitschke
  • Origin: Robert Krell
  • Name of submitter: Robert Krell
  • Description: The album depicts different scenes inside the camp and outside it after it became Strafgefangenenlager VII Esterwegen in 1937 under direction of Ministry of Justice. It was guarded by policemen and by members of the SA. The photos were almost certainly taken during WWII.
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive, Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 152BO3 , 1477
  • Album number: FA202/26 , FA202/0
  • Album item no: 97917
  • Album Title: Esterwegen, Germany, A souvenir album prepared by guard Erich Mitschke for his colleague Hilermann and his wife in September 1944.


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