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    • The Block

    • Barbed wire; Barracks
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of wooden barrack #170. Mitchener describes his quarters as including ten rooms, housing 8-14 men each. He writes,"Constructed of wood, plaster, and tarpaper - a few bolts - a...
    • The Front Door

    • Barbed wire; Barracks; Rooms & spaces; Doors & doorways
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the interior of a POW barrack. A row of doors can be seen. Mitchener has written, "On the left - the 'little girls' room' - as you enter...The Front Door. The hall is swept, at...
    • 12 and 3 equals 15

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Bulletin boards; Luggage; Overcrowding
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three more men being added to his POW camp quarters in room five, even though there is not enough space. Mitchener lists their names, which are John R. Hanzlik [Pennsylvania], John F. Hodges (Tennessee) and...
    • The Food Closet

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Drinking vessels; Pitchers
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the food closet. A number of cups are hanging from the wall, and a pitcher is on the floor. Mitchener writes, "As you enter the room - life's sustinence (sic) compartment...The...
    • The Heater

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Playing cards; Stoves; Tables; Stools
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a group of prisoners who are passing time by playing cards. They are sitting next to a heating stove that, according to Mitchener, has a six-foot radius. He writes,"There's at...
    • Resting a Bit

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Windows; Rugs; Furniture
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a bedroom in what appears to be a private home. One prisoner can be seen by the bed, resting. Mitchener writes,"About thirteen hours later & 29 km. -- 'Resting a Bit' - In the hamlet of Freiwaldau, the caravan...
    • The Kitchen

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Stoves; Kitchens; Pots & pans
    • This page in Mitchener's diary includes a drawing of the kitchen, in which a large cooking stove is pictured. On top of this image, he has written a number of commonly used phrases, including,"shut the d - ' door!" and "The skillet's dirty again!"...
    • Machinery Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibit booths; Machinery; Engine rooms
    • Small black and white photograph of the Machinery Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
    • Frame farmhouse

    • Chimneys; Houses; Farmhouses; Porches; Wildflowers
    • Angled view of the front and side of an unidentified frame farmhouse. The house is a two-story I-house with a one-story ell. The frame is covered with weatherboard. There is a covered porch on the front facade of the house.
    • The Second Hermitage

    • Historic buildings; Historic sites; Houses
    • Etching of the second Hermitage featuring a front view of the house and side building surrounded by trees with horses in the foreground. The original inspiration image is credited to the collection of Mr. Herbert Fletcher.
    • Evacuation

    • Rooms & spaces; Evacuations; Barbed wire
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the barracks as they appeared on January 27, 1945, after a rapid evacuation of the POW camp. The picture shows the interior of a room with everything in disarray. He writes,"As result [sic] on a cold Sat. P.M....
    • Spann Rosenwald School

    • Schools; Outbuildings; Flagpoles
    • Front exterior of the Spann Rosenwald School. It has two entry/exit doors and several glass-pane windows. There is an outbuilding in the side yard. Both buildings are constructed of wood frame.
    • Ingram Rosenwald School

    • Schools; Rural schools; Flagpoles
    • Clapboard schoolhouse has a center section with two symmetrical wings. Each wing has a door and two windows visible. The sign on the center section reads "Ingram Rosenwald School." Shrubbery is planted around the building bu the yard is mostly...

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