Prisoner Labor Gang at Belomorkanal

Description

B lack and white photograph of male prisoners breaking up rock watched by guards at the construction of Belomorkanal. The 141 mile White Sea - Baltic Sea Canal was largely built with manual labor using precisely the type of crude tools visible in this photograph.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1932-02-00 00:00:00 | no temporal coverage

Source

International Memorial Society, Moscow

Bibliographic Citation

Unknown, "Prisoner Labor Gang at Belomorkanal." Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives, Item #603 (accessed December 12 2017, 3:11 pm)

Collection

Memorial Moscow