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Buchenwald (Concentration camp)

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Buchenwald concentration camp photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-031
Abstract

The collection consists of four photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp taken in April 1945, shortly after its liberation by the U.S. Army.

Dates: 1945

Buchenwald concentration camp reports

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-030
Abstract

The collection consists of two May 1945 U.S. Army reports written by F. van Wyck Mason describing conditions at Buchenwald concentration camp and other areas in Germany.

Dates: 1945

Charles Cross collection of Buchenwald concentration camp photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-032
Abstract

The collection consists of nine photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp taken in April 1945, shortly after its liberation by the U.S. Army. Also included is a 1993 interview on videocassette with Corporal Charles Cross, who collected the photographs.

Dates: 1945

Lawrence Layden scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-042
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Lawrence "Ed" Layden, an officer with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of Layden at various bases during the war, reconnaissance photographs, and photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp, which Layden visited on April 17, 1945, six days after it was liberated.

Dates: 1941-1945