036_POW Camp Early Scenes of Depot

Title 036_POW Camp Early Scenes of Depot
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 EARLY SCENES of DEPOT 1- Excavating and laying tracks. Railroad classification yards looking north from 12th to Center street. 2- Major Earl a. Patterson and Mr. Jackson of Jackson Construction Co. viewing plans for constructing Adminis-tration Building. 3- Capt Rulon A. Ballard and workers, harvesting first crop of hay on area, summer of 1941. 600 acres were contracted for $2.50 per ton. 5- Flag raising program at Area Engineer building. In picture left to right: Capt. Keiser, Capt Ballard; Supt. Of Construction, Mr. Homer; Henry E. Jenson, Post Engineer; Chris Dice, Chief of Civilian Guards.
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 2010
Type Image/StillImage
Conversion Specifications Archived TIFF images were scanned at 400 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/s6gnv13h
Setname wsu_wwii
ID 99095
Reference URL https://digital.weber.edu/ark:/87278/s6gnv13h
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