|Title||German prisoners watching atrocity newsreels at Fort Lawton during World War II, Seattle, 1945 |
|Caption||As many as 20, 000 troops at a time were staged at Fort Lawton during World War II, and a total of 1.1 million troops passed through the Fort during and after the war. About 1, 150 German prisoners of war were housed there, and some are buried in the cemetery there. |
|Notes||Written on sleeve: GERMANY, Prisoners|
Written on image: Ft. Lawton German war prisoners view atrocity newsreels
Caption information source: HistoryLink.org, Essay 1757, "Fort Lawton is established on February 9, 1900."
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): 1945.
|Subjects||Audiences--Washington (State)--Seattle; Military personnel--German--Washington (State)--Seattle; Prisoners of war--German--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||Fort Lawton (Seattle, Wash.); United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.3677 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from film positive as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4. |