Photographer's Note

Opportunities for contact with prisoners

Despite security measures, contact between prisoners and the outside world remained possible. The authorities sent some prisoners outside the camp for labor, which made it possible for them to contact local Polish civilians. There were also civilian workers employed within the camp by German companies carrying out specialized construction, electrical, and plumbing work. Some of the civilian workers and people living near the camp interest zone gave aid to prisoners, despite the fact that doing so was punishable by arrest, brutal interrogation, and, usually, imprisonment in Auschwitz.


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