Anthony Dotta photograph collection

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2019.325.1
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium



Archival History

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Wayne Dotta

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

Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2019 by Wayne Dotta, the son of Anthony Dotta.

Scope and Content

The Anthony Dotta photograh collection consists of photographs of the liberation of the Ohrdruf and Buchenwald concentration camps. The photographs depict United States soldiers standing among corpses in the camps, the burial of victims by German civilians, the gallows of Ohrdruf, and the crematoria at Buchenwald concentration camp. It is believed that the photographer was either John Pagotto or Louis Pagotta, friends of Anthony Dotta.

System of Arrangement

The Anthony Dotta photograph collection is arranged as a single series.



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