Admont Displaced Persons' Camp

    (at Enns River) Land Steiermark (British Zone) (Styria state), 2000 Jews; two camps UNRAA 314, 334; See also Frauenberg DP camp.

    Municipal office: Gemeindeamt Admont
    Hauptstrasse 36
    A 8911 ADMONT
    Telefon: 0043 3613 2106-0
    Email: gemeinde@admont.at
    (In Admont there is a very nice man, who worked there. His name: Mr. Gutternigg)

    Stift Admont (Steiermark)
    Benediktinerstift, A-8911 Admont
    Tel. (03613) [0043 3613] 2312 34
    Fax (03613) [0043 3613] 2312 46

    One of the bigger camps (capacity: 2.000 persons; a former Nazi military camp), I only found the little attached picture and a short movie (bad quality) at the following address:
    http://www.cine-holocaust.de/cgi-bin/gdq?dfw00fbw000512.gd


    Austria by Klaus Fohringer / Austria

    Admont 1940

      DP camp Admont
    Klaus supplied the following photos: on theleft, the area around Admont, Admont village and Monastery; and on the right Lager Admont in 1946 (erected 1938): (Photo source: Municipality of Admont)

    Here is the Admont camp copied from the Dr. Stieber's book: Nachkriegsflüchtlinge in Kärnten und der Steiermark (The Refugees After WW2 at Carinthia and Styria), 1997. I translated the legend; hopefully, in a proper way:

    Dr. Gabriela Stieber Book
    http://stadtbibliothek.graz.at/index.asp?mediennr=0080506

      map of camp
         

    Photo #82097: A welcome sign in Hebrew hangs over the entrance gate to the Admont displaced persons camp.


    USHMM Archives This image is for reference purposes only! Photo Credit: USHMM, courtesy of Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library Limited. Circa 1946 - 1948. Place: Locale: Admont, Region: Styria, Austria. Photographer: No photographer recorded, Source(s): 1. INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY HISTORY AND WIENER LIBRARY LIMITED; (Greece & Austria Album), Copyright: AGENCY AGREEMENT Copyright: USHMM

      welcome sign

    Photo 57825: Bricha guides pose next to a row of covered trucks used to transport Jewish refugees from Hungary to Austria and Italy.

    USHMM Photo Archives. This image is for reference purposes only! Photo Credit: USHMM, courtesy of George Stein, Sep 1946, Locale: Admont. Photographer: No photographer recorded. Copyright: USHMM

      bricha guides photo 57825

    Photo 57826: George Stein poses next to a covered trucks that he used to transport Jewish refugees from Hungary to Austria and Italy. This work was temporarily suspended for the winter.

    USHMM Photo Archives. This image is for reference purposes only! Photo Credit: USHMM, courtesy of George Stein, Feb 1947, Place: Locale: Admont, Region: Styria, Austria. Photographer: No photographer recorded. Copyright: USHMM

      George stein Photo 57825

    Photo: 57827: Members of the Admont DP camp soccer team.


    USHMM Photo Archives. This image is for reference purposes only! Photo Credit: USHMM, courtesy of George Stein, Aug 10, 1947. Locale: Admont. Photographer: No photographer recorded. Copyright: USHMM

      Admont camp members photo 57827

    Monastery to SW with camp area, source: Admont municipality. The big building in the foreground is the famous monastery

      monastery
    Admont DP camp, view towards monastery.

    Source: Municipality (Admont book)
       view of camp
    Laimer 2 Lager Admont   Klaus what do you want me to say about this photo?s


    European Archives: http://councilforeuropeanstudies.org/resources/libraries-archives?gclid=COawguPSm8ICFVCCMgodPToARw



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