007_POW Camp Apple Orchard Workers

Title 007_POW Camp Apple Orchard Workers
Description A collection of photographs and oral history quotes that document the history of the Prisoner of War camp at Defense Depot Ogden that opened in 1943 and closed in 1946. The oral histories were conducted with widows of German and Italian POWs, former guards, and community members that worked with the POWs.
Image Captions They were good workers and after they'd pick their quota, they had a quota of 50 bushels of apples a day. They'd pick that and then pick for the guard. What they made above the quota we'd go down to the store and buy them what they wanted. Those guys worked, they were all good workers. They picked tomatoes for us, they picked so many boxes of tomatoes. As I can remember we had at least 20 of them on the farm picking. They would send one guard. I don't know if he even had a gun or not. -Dean and Glade Gillman
Subject Prisoners of war; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoner-of-war camps--Utah; Prisoners of war--Photographs; Ogden Defense Depot; Ogden (Utah)
Digital Publisher Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA
Date Original 1940; 1944; 1945; 1946
Date 1940; 1944; 1945; 1946
Date Digital 2006
Type Image/StillImage
Conversion Specifications Archived TIFF images were scanned at 300 dpi with an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner. Digital images were reformatted in Photoshop. JPG and PDF files were then created for general use.
Language eng
Relation https://archivesspace.weber.edu/repositories/3/resources/134
Rights Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes; please credit Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University.
Source MS 29 Box 26 Fd 4-5 Special Collections, Stewart Library, Weber State University
Format image/jpeg
ARK ark:/87278/s6xqvg06
Setname wsu_wwii
ID 99048
Reference URL https://digital.weber.edu/ark:/87278/s6xqvg06
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