Ten loose prints depicting exhumation of human remains in the former ghetto in the town of Siedlce, central Poland, 1945-1946.
Descriptions on the back of the photographs are in Yiddish (to be translated). Photographs show civilians and Polish soldiers digging the bodies out, gathering around coffins and reburying them. Some of the individuals are numbered on the photographs.
One of the most memorable elements of the Holocaust Exhibition is the video testimony by survivors which accompanies visitors along the route. But what happened to the survivors after the Second World War? How did they rebuild their lives in the years that followed their release from Nazi persecution?
As the Allies advanced across Europe at the end of the Second World War, they came across concentration camps filled with sick and starving prisoners. The first major camp to be liberated was Majdanek near Lublin, Poland in July 1944.