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Esterwegen, Germany, Kitchen staff of the camp personnel kitchen.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

From an album which was prepared by Erich Mitschkle, one of the guards. The album depicts the life of the camp personnel in 1934 when the camp was handed over by the police to the SS. At that time the camp was known as Lager [Camp] 7 and was intended for political prisoners.

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  • Title: Esterwegen, Germany, Kitchen staff of the camp personnel kitchen.
  • Location: Esterwegen,Germany
  • Subject Keywords: Camps , Prewar period , Food rationing , Kitchens
  • 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
  • Archival signature: 1477
  • Album number: FA202/64 , FA202/0
  • 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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