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    • 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.
    • 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!"...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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....

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