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Object ID

2019.2.248

Object Name

Photograph

Date

1945

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Description

Black and white photograph of man in a suit (Robert H. Jackson) sitting at a desk, white border. Back marked “ACME PHOTO.”

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: In 1945, President Harry S. Truman appointed Supreme Court Justice Jackson United States Chief of Counsel for the prosecution of Nazi war criminals at the international Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany. The “Acme Photo” dates 5/3/1945 states (verso) that Jackson “already has assembled a staff from the War, Navy, and other departments, which have started work on war crimes cases. The appointment will be in addition to his duties on the Supreme Court.”

Dimensions

8 x 6"

Keywords

Robert H. Jackson, Nuremberg Trials

Subcollection

1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

Wire Photo of Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Chief Prosecutor at Nuremberg Tribunal

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