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Heinrich Fraenkel Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-319

Scope and Content

Photographs related to the Nazi Party that dominated politics in Germany from 1933 to 1945. The bulk of the images were made between those years and include portraits of major Nazi leaders and their families including Adolf Hitler, Josef Goebbels, Herman Göring, and Heinrich Himmler. There is also a significant number of identified and unidentified German military officers and civilians. Other groupings of images include German army processions, political rallies, executed Nazi figures, photographs from the infamous Reichsgerichtshof Trials in Berlin, the concentration camp at Auschwitz, Poland, Holocaust remembrance, and the Annual Commemoration Ceremony of the Plot of July 20, 1944. A miscellaneous folder includes a strategic map and photographs of post-World War II Berlin and a strategic map of the city.


  • 1930-1960

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Duplication of materials allowed for research purposes in most cases. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Many of the documents and photographs require permission to publish from the agency or archives that the piece originated from. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.


Heinrich Fraenkel was co-author, with Roger Manvell, of several Nazi biographies and monographs.


227 items (2 boxes) : 219 photographic prints; 8 negatives

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Photographs related to the Nazi Party that dominated politics in Germany from 1933 to 1945.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number.

Alternate Format Available

Two photos from the Henrich Fraenkel Photograph Collection are available online via New Mexico Digital Collections.

Separated Material

Photographs separated from the Heinrich Fraenkel Papers.
Finding Aid of the Heinrich Fraenkel Photograph Collection, 1930-1960
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131