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Mkrtchan's pencil drawing reveals the stark reality of a prisoner whose daily labor included carrying back a prisoner who did not survive the day in Ivdellag.

Black and white photograph of a large propaganda display designed on the side of a building at the 2nd camp point of the White Sea Canal camp. The main slogan reads, "Fulfill before the due date." Others shown in the photograph include: "This is the one who removes the dust" and "Be sharp-sighted about quality."

Photograph of female prisoners shoveling dirt into railroad flatcars taken at BAMlag, the Gulag site engaged in construction of the Baikal-Amur railway.