Wooden box used by a US soldier assigned to photograph the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2014.463.2
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

overall: Height: 5.750 inches (14.605 cm) | Width: 17.375 inches (44.133 cm) | Depth: 14.500 inches (36.83 cm)

Archival History

The wooden box was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Colleen Picchi, the daughter of Eddie Mills Murphy.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Colleen Picchi

Scope and Content

Wooden box that belonged to Eddie Mills Murphy and was used to store photographic negatives. 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

Conditions Governing Reproduction

No restrictions on use

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Rectangular wooden box base with a double hinged lid and 3 interior compartments.

Corporate Bodies



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