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The last album : eyes from the ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Author: Ann Weiss
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
These photographs were not supposed to be seen. The Nazi order to destroy every personal photograph brought to every concentration camp was clear: Not only were the victims to be destroyed, but their memories were to be obliterated as well.

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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Weiss
ISBN: 0393016706 9780393016703
OCLC Number: 42475647
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Eyes from the Ashes --
Background and History of the Photographs --
The Photographs --
The Bendin Orphanage --
The Bes Yaakov School --
The Rappaport School --
Furstenburg Gymnasium --
Szancerowa School --
Hasidim --
Zionism --
Robert Desnos --
The Families --
The Cukierman Family --
The Diament Family --
Manya Fuchs and Viktor Goldman --
The Gitter and Stawski Families --
Roselena and Werner Hirsch --
The Huppert Family --
The Kohn and Broder Families --
The Koplowicz Family --
The Malach Family --
Genya Gutfreund Manela --
Moshe Manela --
The Monka and Rosen Families --
The Strochlitz Family --
Josef "Yossel" Rosensaft --
Yaacov Yaakobovicz and Annya Igra.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ann Weiss ; introduction by James E. Young ; foreword by Leon Wieseltier.


In 1986, Ann Weiss discovered more than 2400 photographs of Jewish deportees in the archives of Auschwitz. This volume represents a selection of 400 images and the stories behind them, showing those  Read more...


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