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Rosie M. Stitzer Collection (SMC 44)


Biographical Note

Rosie M. Stitzer was born in Ashland, Pennsylvania and lived many years in Columbus, Georgia. She was a longtime dental hygienist and educator and an active member of St. Luke's Methodist Church. She died May 2, 2005 in Columbus, Georgia, according to the Social Security Death Index.

Scope and Content

These are photographs taken during the liberation of an unidentified concentration camp at the end of World War II.

1945 1 folder (.1 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Rosie M. Stitzer Collections must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Rosie M. Stitzer Collections (SMC 44)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Gift of Rosie M. Stitzer.


Note to Researchers

These photos have been moved to Folder 44 of the Historic Photographs.


Folder 1

Item 1 – Photo of an unidentified soldier looking at dead bodies in a stream, 1945

Item 2 – Photo of a concentration camp, 1945

Item 3 – Photo of dead Jewish prisoners at an unidentified concentration camp, 1945

Item 4 – Photo of a dead man at an unidentified concentration camp, 1945

Item 5 – Photo of Jewish corpses lying in an open rail car, 1945

Item 6 – Photograph of the ovens at an unidentified concentration camp, 1945

Item 7 – Photo of stacked Jewish corpses at an unidentified concentration camp, 1945

Item 8 – Photo of victims of the gas chamber, 1945

Item 9 – Photo of the doors of a gas chamber, 1945