Alvis Mewborn Papers, 1945-1949 (bulk 1945)

Manuscript Collection #1159

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Series 1 :
Photographs, 1945-1949
1
France - Germany - Austria World War II Photographs, 1945
  • Box 1
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    • Folder a
      France - Germany - Austria World War II (1945) Photographic prints. Black & White. 39 items. 39 p.
      • US Army soldiers sitting on the ground with tents and trucks visible in the background (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.75" x 4.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "France - 1945".  (item #1)
      • 1st Sergeant Ceppos with tents and a second soldier in the background (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 4.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "1st Sgt Ceppos, France".  (item #2)
      • US Army soldiers lined up in front of the mess hall at Gusen I Concentration Camp, near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.75" x 4.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "Mess Hall at Cp Gusen Concentration Camp".  (item #3)
      • View of Gusen I Concentration Camp and Danube River taken on hill covering an underground Messerchmitt factory that manufactured German fighter planes during World War II (May 1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "Concentration Camp Gusen #1, near Mauthausen Austria Danube River and Alp Mountain in background. Hill in foreground is over underground Meschermitt factory chiseled out of solid granite. May 1945."  (item #4)
      • US Army soldiers sitting and standing in a group with tents in the background (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.75" x 4.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "France 1945".  (item #5)
      • US Army soldiers standing in a group with mountain in the background (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 4.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Motor Pool Section".   (item #6)
      • Entrance to Gusen I Concentration Camp after being cleaned up by US Army (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "Entrance to Concentration Camp - after clean up by American Troops."  (item #7)
      • Entrance to underground Messerschmitt factory at Gusen Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: " Entrance to underground factor, Gusen, Austria."  (item #8)
      • US Army soldiers posed around a small artillery piece at the entrance of a railroad car (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #9)
      • US Army soldiers standing in front of St. Florian's Monastery in Sankt Florian, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "St Florian's Monastery, near Enns, Austria May-June 1945".  (item #10)
      • Rock face; In the quarry at Gusen I (1945) Photographic print. 2.5" x 3.5". Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #11)
      • Group of freed prisoners assembled on a parade ground, Camp Gusen (1945) Photographic print (1945) Photographic print. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #12)
      • US Army soldier and two young boys (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p.  (item #13)
      • Camp Gusen street scene with U. S. Army soldiers (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #14)
      • Railroad tracks and buildings with a mountain in the background (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p.  (item #15)
      • View of Gusen I Concentration Camp buildings from hilltop (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #16)
      • US Army soldier standing in front of tents (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p.  (item #17)
      • Three women looking out the window of a train car (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p.  (item #18)
      • Two US Army soldiers standing in wreckage near concentration camp building (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p.  (item #19)
      • View of river or canal landing with children on beach and in water; small boat afloat; barge numbered 6532 moored (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #20)
      • US Army soldier standing in front of tents to the left (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1p.  (item #21)
      • Two US Army soldiers standing in front of captured German tank; on moving railroad flat car (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #22)
      • View of a countryside taken from a moving train car (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #23)
      • View of Palais de Chaillot monumental - museum - theater - garden complex, Paris, France; fountain in foreground (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #24)
      • Freed prisoners standing in front of a building (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #25)
      • US Army medic repairing and army truck (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #26)
      • Ulm, Germany war damaged buildings (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #27)
      • Ulm, Germany war damaged buildings, including a view of Ulm Cathedral in the background (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #28)
      • US Army soldiers playing baseball (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #29)
      • US Army soldiers sitting in a jeep at a ferry crossing with young boys around; loaded ferry in mid-stream (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #30)
      • Horse and an ox pulling a cart (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #31)
      • Large group of US Army soldiers with bags full of their belongings (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #32)
      • Grounded ship with BATAAN written on the side (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #33)
      • US Army medical corpsman up close (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #34)
      • View of street and buildings with a woman on the right side (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Double exposed.   (item #35)
      • Two US Army soldiers (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #36)
      • Overview of Gusen I Concentration Camp (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #37)
      • Train and railroad tracks (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #38)
      • Railroad tracks leading to siding at Camp Gusen I Concentration Camp (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #39)
    • Folder b  (2 items digitized)
      • Horses pulling carts of bodies at Gusen I Concentration Camp. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1p.  (item #1)
      • Two US Army soldiers walking away from fire and plume of smoke behind one of the buildings at Gusen I Concentration Camp. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1p.  (item #2)
      • US Army soldiers and nurses on the stairs cut into a hill at Gusen I Concentration Camp known as the Stairway of Death. Prisoners had to carry stone up the stairs from the quarry. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1p..  (item #3)
      • Urinal marked "Defense D'Afficher" [Post Not Bills]. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "Paris France".  (item #4)
      • View of Gusen I Concentration Camp with the wall and wire fences visible, including people walking around and bicycling can be seen on the ground. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1p.  (item #5)
      • Camp Gusen Chapel for the 131st Evacuation Hospital with a US Army soldier standing out front (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #6)
      • Camp Gusen Chapel interior with a US Army soldier standing in the pulpit. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1p.  (item #7)
      • US Army medical corpsman kneeling in the Gusen cemetery including crosses & a star of David (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #8)
      • Gusen I Concentration Camp seen from hilltop (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Print Blurry and discolored.   (item #9)
      • Gusen I Concentration Camp former inmate lying on a blanket over a wooden box (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #10)
      • Red Cross tents for the 131st Evacuation Hospital at Kirn, Germany seen from hilltop (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "131st Evacuation Hosp. at Kirn Germany near Rhine river (near Mainz) April 1945. Supporting 70 Division and XXIII Corps at this time."   (item #12)
      • US Army soldier standing beside the Camp Gusen Cemetery sign stating: "Here lie buried military and civilian prisoners of Camp Gusen and Camp Mauthausen who passed away after the day of liberation." Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #13)
      • Civilians burying bodies of prisoners in a mass at Gusen I Concentration Camp using horse drawn carts (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #14)
      • Mass grave lined with 18 emaciated corpses of Gusen I Concentration Camp victims, near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #16)
      • Pile of emaciated corpses awaiting burial at Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.25" x 4.2". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #17)
      • Mass grave lined with 14 emaciated corpses at Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.25" x 4.2".   (item #18)
      • Naked, emaciated men found still alive at Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.25" x 4.2".   (item #19)
      • Mass grave lined with 20 emaciated corpses at Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria. Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.6". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #20)
      • Two piles of emaciated corpses at Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.75" x 3.75". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Print Blurry.   (item #21)
      • Gusen I Concentration Camp survivors receiving medical care near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #22)
      • Gusen I Concentration Camp survivors receiving clothing near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #23)
      • Gusen I Concentration Camp survivors coming out of the back of a medical truck with towels around their waists near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #24)
      • Gusen I Concentration Camp survivors after medical care near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #25)
      • Emaciated Gusen I Concentration Camp survivor walking by with a towel around his waist near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #26)
      • US Army soldier standing in front of the Camp Gusen Cemetery near Mauthausen, Austria. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #27)
      • US Army soldiers looking out from Hitler's home in the Bavarian mountains. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Looking from Hitler's Home in Bavarian Mts Southern Germany."   (item #28)
      • Destruction around Hitler' home in Bavarian mountains with two US Army soldiers kneeling in the picture. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Hitler's Home".   (item #29)
      • US Army soldier kneeling on the wall in front of building from Hitler's home in the Bavarian mountains. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1p. 1p. Note: Caption on verso: "Hitler's Home".  (item #30)
      • Three US Army soldiers from the 131st Evacuation Hospital standing in front of the wreckage of what was Hermann Goering's Home in Berchtesgaden, Germany; sign reads: "Goering's Home" (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Goering's Home Berchtesgaden, Southern Bavaria, Germany 131st Evac Hosp EM".   (item #31)
      • Unidentified view. (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1p. Note: Print blurry.  (item #32)
      • Gallows at Camp Gusen, Austria  (item #11)
        Gusen I Concentration Camp Gallows where prisoners were killed by being hanged or shot (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Gallows where some of the prisoners were hung or shot. Note bullet sears on cement wall. Camp Gusen, Austria."
      • Camp Gusen Cemetery  (item #15)
        US Army soldier standing beside the fence at Gusen I Concentration Camp near Mauthausen, Austria (1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5.4". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Camp Gusen Cemetery (this was started after Camp was cleaned up and deaths had decreased 99%. See other pictures for mass burial scene which was carried out first two weeks after we arrived)."
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Pitt County - Eastern North Carolina Scenes, ca. 1946-1949
  • Box 1
    • Folder c
      Mewborn Family Fishing Scenes, Outer Banks, North Carolina (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic prints. Black & white. 13 items. 13 p.
      • Four people standing and laughing in the snow in front of house, Outer Banks, NC. (1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.5" x 3.5". 1 item. 1p.  (item #1)
      • Three men standing in front of a car, Outer Banks, NC. (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1p.  (item #2)
      • Five Mewborn men standing behind their catch of fish, Outer Banks, NC (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #3)
      • Four Mewborn men standing behind their catch of fish, Outer Banks, NC (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Photo is partially blurred on left side.   (item #4)
      • Two Mewborn men holding a line of fish in front of beached boats with bridge visible in the background, Outer Banks, NC. (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #5)
      • Four Mewborn men holding up their catch of fish in front of the water, Outer Banks, NC. (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #6)
      • Two Mewborn men holding a line of fish in front of beached boats with bridge visible in the background; a little boy's head is visible over the end of the boat on the right; a woman in a bathing suit is seen sitting on the bridge supports looking straight forward into the photo, Outer Banks, North Carolina (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #7)
      • Two beached fishing boats, one motorized and one with oars; a little boy's head is visible over the end of the boat on the right; a woman in a bathing suit is seen sitting on the bridge supports, Outer Banks, North Carolina (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Some blurring in upper left corner.   (item #8)
      • Four Mewborn men holding up a line of fish standing on grass in front of water, Outer Banks, NC. (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #9)
      • Two Mewborn men standing in a motorized boat moving on the water, Outer Banks, NC (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #10)
      • Four Mewborn men standing in the water with fishing poles, Outer Banks, NC. (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #11)
      • Two Mewborn men in a fishing boat, one sitting down with a fishing pole, the other standing up with a fishing pole., Outer Banks, NC. (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p.   (item #12)
      • Mewborn man holding a vertical line of fish on the beach, Outer Banks, NC (ca. 1946-1949) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 5". 1 item. 1 p. Note: Caption on verso: "Joyce 4177".   (item #13)

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