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Sketch depicting building layout at Kraslag camp, camp point 11. According to the sketch, it was designed to hold 920 prisoners. The buildings labeled "4" are living barracks, "5" is the bath, "6" the medical section, "7" the club-cafeteria and "13" the "strict regime barracks" (a punishment facility).

Illustration of camp at what became known as Perm 36 as it appeared from 1946-1950 showing guards on horseback marching prisoners down the road.

Plan of Perm camp drawn by a Latvian prisoner Gunar Astra. The plan was discovered hidden away in the camp during reconstruction of the Gulag Museum.

Illustration of camp at what became known as Perm 36 as it appeared from 1954-1972.

Illustration depicting an aerial view of Maximum Security Camp, Perm 36 as it existed in its final years of operation between 1980-1989.

Color photograph showing two tall buildings and guard tower visible over a tall wooden fence topped with barbed wire at Perm 36.

Aerial diagram of the Strict Camp Zone at Perm 36.

Kersnovskaia drawing of conflict between criminal and political prisoners in a barracks. She recalled that urki(criminal prisoners) maltreated the famous scientist, Fedorov. Kersnovskaia tried to defend him, but criminals beat her severely. Many years later, Kersnovskaia received a letter of thanks from Federov for her having the bravery to defend him.

Color sketch from Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia's self-illustrated memoirs shows a fight between two prisoners aboard a prisoner ship. In the accompanying text, Kersnovskaia recounts an episode when two female criminal prisoners were attacking and taking people's belongings with knives. Kersnovskaia could not tolerate the situation and began to fight back.

Black and white photograph of barracks interior with male patients on bunks and at a table in the hospital at Belomorkanal Camp.