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Color photograph of the ruins of an empty barracks with only the bunks remaining, taken at Bugutychag, a former subcamp at Kolyma.

Black and white photograph of a group of young male prisoners on their bunks in a barracks in the Severodvinsk camp.

Sketch of a man sitting in barracks on bunk deep in contemplation, possibly praying. The barracks are notably well appointed with many personal items left out and unguarded from potential theft at the hands of fellow prisoners.

Black and white photograph of prisoner's barracks. Propaganda slogans, including pictures of Ordzhonokidze, Stalin and Marx dominate the far wall. Beds line the right wall, and a stove can be seen on the left. A woman leans against a table. On one of the bunks is the prisoner's cold-weather clothes. The barracks are rather too clean for a typical Gulag scene, and the picture was likely staged itself for propaganda purposes.

Black and white photograph of interior barrack ruins with visible propaganda slogans. Photograph taken at Salekhard-Igarka in 1990-1991. The slogans read: "Up with our powerful socialistic Motherland USSR." "The fulfillment of the fifth five year plan will be a big step forward on the path of development from socialism to communism." "Labor in the USSR is a matter of honor, glory, valor, and heroism."