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Westerbork Transit Camp: Photographs

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  • A violinist in Westerbork plays for children
  • A Wedding at Westerbork
  • Dutch Jews are deported to Westerbork
  • Empty deportation train in Westerbork
  • Girls in Westerbork learning how to sew
  • A Hanukkah celebration in the main hall of the Westerbork transit camp, Dec. 3, 1942 - Dec. 11, 1942
  • Identity card of Sam Schryver, issued on February 5, 1945, in Westerbork
  • Jewish police in Westerbork assist in the deportation of an elderly woman
  • Jewish police supervise the deportation of Jews from Westerbork
  • Members of the "OD", the Jewish Police in Westerbork, direct arriving Dutch Jews in the camp, 1942
  • Jewish police in Westerbork
  • Jewish police in Westerbork stand in formation
  • Jewish police in Westerbork in firefighting training
  • Jewish prisoners working in the administrative office in Westerbork
  • Herman Winges, a member of the Westerbork fire brigade, subgroup I of the Jewish police in Westerbork. The members of the fire brigade, usually alte Lagerinsassen [inmates who had lived in the camp for a long period], wore helmets and OD buttons.
  • Portrait of German Jews in Westerbork in barracks #6. Among those pictured are Werner Berger, Fritz Straus, Werner Katz, Guenter Frage, Rolf Levy, Kurt Hirschfeld, Erwin Panthauer, Bernt Stein, Werner Roman, Bernie Koebner, and Siebert Fischer.
  • Train station in Westerbork
  • A transport of Dutch Jews arrive in Westerbork
  • A transport of Jews, either just after their arrival at Westerbork, or just prior to their deportation from the camp
  • Barracks and the boiler room in Westerbork, 1941 - April 1945
  • The Westerbork Camp Orchestra
  • Portrait of the Westerbork Camp Orchestra while performing
  • Jewish police give assistance to Westerbork prisoners who are boarding the deportation train.


Sources: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum