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Collection Title: Rimer (Wendell D.) Papers

Collection Number: M 394

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Photograph Log
M394-1 Soldier doing laundry in South Louisiana
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-2 Soldier doing laundry in South Louisiana
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-3 Soldier doing laundry in South Louisiana
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-4 Soldier doing laundry in South Louisiana
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-5 Soldier doing laundry in South Louisiana
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-6 Soldier washing clothes
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-7 Hanging Laundry
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-8 Group of soldiers
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-9 Soldiers waiting in line for food
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-10 Soldier eating
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-11 Soldier eating
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-12 Building steps
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-13 Soldier standing in field
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-14 Two soldiers
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-15 Soldier with tanks
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-16 Soldier with tanks
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-17 Soldier in window of building
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-18 Building
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-19 Soldiers and building
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-20 Building
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-21 Soldier shaving
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-22 Soldiers and truck
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-23 Soldiers hanging a sign
  2 ¾” x 2 ¼” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-24 Road
  3 ½” x 3” B &W 1940
  (Box 1, Folder 4)
M394-25 Claims Commission-enlisted men (Rimer in front row, 3rd from left), North Ireland/England
  5” x 4” (framed) B & W 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 6)
M394-26 Claims Commission-officers, North Ireland/England
  5” x 4” (framed) B & W 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 6)
M394-27 Claims Commission-enlisted men (Rimer in front row, 3rd from left), North Ireland/England
  5” x 4” B & W 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-28 Claims Commission-officers, North Ireland/England
  5” x 4” B & W 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-29 Rec room in stable of mansion (Rimer at bottom left; blond man at small white table is “Al” from New Orleans), Belfast, Ireland
  5” x 4” B & W Jan-Dec, 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-30 Rimer’s office (Rimer in middle), Northern Ireland
  5” x 4” B & W 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-31 Rimer’s office (Seated at desk-Sgt. Erle Wilson; standing-Cpl. Lynwood Dolan; typing-Rimer), Northern Ireland
  5” x 4” B & W Oct. 20, 1942
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-32 Group photo on visit to Luxembourg (Rimer 4th from left; team pathologist Capt. Herman Bolker 4th from right; Lt. __ 2nd from right immigrated to Israel after the war)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-33 Group photo on visit to Luxembourg (Rimer 4th from left)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-34 Group photo on visit to Luxembourg (Rimer 3rd from left)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-35 Group photo on visit to Luxembourg (Rimer 2nd from left)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-36 Group photo in front of Hotel Vauban (Rimer 5th from left)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-37 Team entering Germany (Rimer 1st from left)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-38 Team in office (Rimer Back row, 2nd from left; Bolker Bottom row, 3rd from left)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-39     Group photo (Full list of names on back of photo; Rimer 2nd from right)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-40 House, Location unsure
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-41 Mansion where team was billeted, Augsburg, Germany
  5 ½” x 4 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-42 Statue of dog on grounds, Augsburg, Germany
  5 ½” x 4 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-43 Rhine River behind mansion, Augsburg, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-44 Rhine River behind mansion, Augsburg, Germany
  5 ½” x 4 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-45 Two team members walking behind mansion, Augsburg, Germany
  5” x 3 ¾” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-46 Major Fulton C. Vowell’s 40th birthday party (L to R-Rimer 2nd; Bolker 4th; Vowell 6th; German interpreter, cook, and Rimer’s friend-Johnny Gmeineweisser 7th; Capt. Robert G. McCarty 11th; Seated at right- Jewish-American Warrant Officer David Panitz), Augsburg, Germany
  5 ¼” x 4 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-47 Major Vowell’s 40th birthday party ( L to R- Front row: Capt. McCarty; Bolker; Vowell cutting cake; Back row: Gmeineweisser 2nd; Rimer 3rd), Augsburg, Germany
  5 ¾” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-48 Major Vowell’s 40th birthday party (L to R-Gmeineweisser 2nd; Rimer 4th; McCarty 5th; Vowell 6th; Panitz 7th), Augsburg, Germany
  7” x 4 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-49 Team pathologist, Capt. Herman Bolker
  2 ½” x 2 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-50 Nurse that gave lethal injections to slave laborers who were worked to exhaustion, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-51 “Half-wit” that buried the bodies at Hadamar and later assisted the team . He is seen here using a saw on a skull, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-52 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-53 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-54 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-55 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-56 Insane asylum that was the site of the mass murders, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-57 Basement contained prisoners clothes, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-58 Graves of the slave laborers dug by locals, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-59 Very orderly array of graves with wooden crosses at the head of each. Graves hidden behind a14-foot wall at left. 481 graves, but over 5,000 buried, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-60 Team disinterring bodies for autopsies, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-61 Team disinterring bodies for autopsies, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-62 Team disinterring bodies for autopsies, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-63 Disinterred bodies, Hadamar, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-64 Disinterred bodies, Hadamar, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-65 Disinterred bodies, Hadamar, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-66 Disinterred bodies, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-67 Dr. Bolker performing autopsies, Hadamar, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-68 Concentration camp, near Nordhausen, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-69 Burned body at camp, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-70 Burned body at camp, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-71 Burned bodies at camp. Guards barricaded prisoners in buildings and set them on fire when they heard U.S. guns approaching. Bodies found all over camp, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-72 Dr. Bolker examining body of an Italian soldier at camp (Man in center was only surviving Italian soldier at the camp), near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-73 Body of Italian soldier with passport, near Nordhausen, Germany
  4 ¼” x 3 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-74 Dr. Bolker examining bodies, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-75 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, near Nordhausen, Germany
  4 ¼” x 3 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-76 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-77 Soldier’s body on fence, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-78 Burned body at camp, near Nordhausen, Germany
  5 ¼” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-79 Concentration camp, Nordhausen, Germany
  2 ½” x 2 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-80 Concentration camp, Nordhausen, Germany
  2 ½” x 2 ¼” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-81 Bodies in concentration camp, Nordhausen, Germany
  2 ½” x 2 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-82 Ovens with human remains in concentration camp, Nordhausen, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 7)
M394-83 Dr. Bolker examining corpse of U.S. airman buried by locals after his plane was shot down, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-84 Dr. Bolker examining corpse of U.S. airman buried by locals after his plane was shot down, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-85 Negative of Major Fulton C. Vowell at POW graves, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  3” x 2 ½” B & W May 30, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-86 Major Fulton C. Vowell at POW graves, Berga-am-Elster, Germany, May 30, 1945.
  5” x 4” B & W May 30, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-87 Graves of American POWs, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W May 30, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-88 Major Fulton C. Vowell (right) and Capt. Robert G. McCarty inspecting barracks which housed U.S. prisoners, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-89 U.S. POW camp, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-90 Scene of hill, River Elster, and entrances to 17 tunnels where American POWs worked, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W June 1, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-91 U.S. POW camp, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-92 U.S. POW camp; bomb factory in side of mountain, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-93 Site of the construction planned for an underground gasoline refinery, Berga-am-Elster, Germany, 1945.
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-94 Bomb factory in mountain, Berga-am-Elster, Germany, 1945.
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-95 Bomb factory in mountain, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-96 One of the tunnels U.S. POWs worked in (L to R-Private Robert Custer and Master Sgt. W. D. Rimer), Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W June 1, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-97 Local Nazi party leaders at work exhuming bodies of U.S. POWs. All POWs buried there died of pneumonia (rock dust in lungs), Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W June 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-98 Body being examined, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  4 ¾” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-99 U.S. POW camp, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-100 U.S. POW camp, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-101 American prisoners worked in 17 of these tunnels until liberated by U.S. troops (Rimer at left), Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-102 U.S. POW camp, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-103 Former Nazi party leaders digging up U.S. soldiers just outside of cemetery, Berga-am-Elster, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W June 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-104 U.S. POW camp, Germany
  5 ½” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-105 Inside barracks at U.S. POW camp, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-106 Bunks in barracks of U.S. POW camp, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-107 Red Cross packages, Germany
  4 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-108 Bunks at U.S. POW camp, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-109 Bunks in barracks of U.S. POW camp, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-110 Bunks in barracks of U.S. POW camp, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-111 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-112 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-113 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-114 Dr. Bolker performing an autopsy, Germany
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-115 Building, Germany
  9 ¼” x 7” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-116 The Team (L to R-Unsure, Elmore L. Martin, John Gmeineweisser, David Panitz, W. D. Rimer, Robert G. McCarty, Fulton C. Vowell, and Unsure), Budeshedt (Spelling?)
  5” x 4” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 8)
M394-117 Hitler’s residence (trip organized by Major Vowell), Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-118 Hitler’s residence, Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-119 Hitler’s residence (Rimer 3rd from left), Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-120 Hitler’s residence (Rimer last on the right), Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-121 Hitler’s residence, Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-122 Hitler’s residence, Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-123 Mountains, view from Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-124 Valley, view from Berchtesgarten, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 4, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-125 The Team with Russian soldiers (Rimer Back row, 6th from left), Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 8, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-126 The Danube River from autobohn bridge, Ingelstadt, Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W July 8, 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-127 The Team (Front row: Rimer 3rd from left; Back row: Panitz 1st, McCarty 3rd, Vowell 5th, Bolker 7th), Germany
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-128 Postcard depicting a large house or castle
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-129 Tracks or possibly a dam, Luxembourg
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-130 Tracks or possibly a dam, Luxembourg
  5 ½” x 3 ½” B & W 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-131 Postcard depicting a castle
  5 ½” x 3 ½” Color 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
M394-132 Postcard depicting a castle
  5 ½” x 3 ½” Color 1945
  (Box 2, Folder 9)
   



 

 


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