Historical Photograph Analysis

Historical Photograph Analysis - Sarah Lowery History 102...

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Sarah Lowery History 102 Batham Historical Photograph Analysis http://www.qualityinformationpublishers.com/historicalpictures/Nazi%20Concentration %20Camp5.GIF The photograph depicts what the living conditions were like for Jews in the concentration camps. It shows about twenty-five men crammed into tiny sleeping barracks. One of the men is standing naked apart from the other men in the photograph holding a shirt to cover his genitals. All of the men seem to have been living in the concentration camp for a long time because they are all very skinny and one can see their bones through their skin. I chose this photograph because I remember it being showed in my 11 th grade U.S. History course that I took in high school and figured it was a memorable picture depicting this era. It was probably taken to record history and to show how the Holocaust affected the Jews and the rest of the world, physically and emotionally. The men in the photograph all seem to be looking directly into the camera with surprised
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course HIST 102 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at College of the Canyons.

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