"Ash Camp" photograph album

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2010.516.1
Level of Description
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

1 photograph album,


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

Funding Note: The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum acquired this photograph album in 2010.

Scope and Content

The Ash Camp photograph album is a leather bound photograph album, black with embossed horses, which includes 326 mounted and labeled photographs. The photograph album's owner is unknown but includes photographs of the Gabe family, the Saul family, the Jake family, and the Elais family. In addition to candid family photographs, there are also photographs of life in Shanghai, the "Ash Camp," likely a camp for Jewish refugees in Shanghai in 1945, and the distribution of food delivered by parachutes by “Yanks.”

System of Arrangement

The photograph album is arranged in chronological order and by family.


Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.