Rubber date stamp used by a US soldier assigned to photograph the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2014.463.3
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

overall: Height: 2.750 inches (6.985 cm) | Width: 1.125 inches (2.858 cm) | Depth: 0.875 inches (2.223 cm)

Archival History

The date stamp was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Colleen Picchi, the daughter of Eddie Mills Murphy.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Colleen Picchi

Scope and Content

Date stamp that belonged to Eddie Mills Murphy. Murphy served as a Private First Class in the United States Army, 3264th Signal Photo Battalion. He was stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany after the war and was assigned as a photographer at The International Military Tribunal during the Nuremberg trials from 1945-1946.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Rubber date stamp with three sections for day, month and year; wood handle, attached to metal frame that holds the rubber sections.

Corporate Bodies



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