Subject Keywords: Judenrat
, 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
Album number: FA202/26
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.