Auschwitz A Place on Earth, The Album
September 14 – January 2018
About six million Jewish men, women and children were systematically murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Over one million were murdered in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest extermination camp during WWII. This exhibition depicts the only known visual documentation of the arrival of a transport of Jews to Auschwitz-Burkenau. The photos in the album show the entire process except for the killing itself. The discovery of the album by Lilly Jacob, who found the album and later donated it for safekeeping to Yad Vashem. The exhibit comes from Yad Vashem.