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Reading room workstation

Photographs of Noril'sk circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 483 digital files

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by location or subject, and accompanied by notes written by Udy
 

Photographs of camps and settlements west of Noril'sk circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 132 digital files
 

Alevrolitnyĭ mining camp/penal camp

 

Zapadnyĭ settlement

 

Kayerkan settlement

 

Kalargon penal camp cell block

 

Photographs of Lake Lama camp circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 59 digital files

Note

This was a pine syrup extraction camp 100 kilometers east of Noril'sk
 

Baltic officers memorials on shore of Lake Lama

 

Former NKVD rest house nearby

 

Miscellaneous views

Note

Provided as background interest
 

Photographs of Medvezhiĭ Rucheĭ settlement circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 31 digital files
 

Medvezhiĭ Rucheĭ settlement

 

Nickel mining sites and buildings

 

Tundra looking south from nickel mine dumps

 

Photographs of Mt. Schmidt circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 39 digital files

Scope and Content Note

Includes old city, new city and mines
 

Photographs of Noril'sk old city circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 49 digital files

Note

The old city dates from the mid-1930s to early 1950s
 

Residential and administrative buildings

 

Industrial sites

 

Prison

Note

The prison dates to before 1950
 

Photographs of Noril'sk old city memorial area by old camp graveyard circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 80 digital files
 

General site views

 

Polish memorial

 

Baltic memorials

 

Russian memorials

 

New Jewish memorial

Note

This dates to 2005
 

New memorial

Note

This dates to 2005-2006
 

Photographs of Noril'sk - Dolgoe Ozero (Long Lake) and causeway between old and new cities circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 11 digital files
 

Photographs of Noril'sk new city circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 75 digital files

Note

This was designated as a city in 1956 but began earlier. The early buildings were built chiefly by prisoners
 

Entrance to new city from causeway across lake

 

City center

 

Gulag-era buildings

 

Camp 5-6 administration building

 

Miscellaneous sites of interest

 

Photographs of Noril'sk from outside the city circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 3 digital files
 

Sample Google Earth screenshots of Noril'sk industrial archaeology circa 2004-2011

Physical Description: 4 digital files

Note

Provided to indicate what can be done to identify the original sites of the Norillag/Gorlag camp complex from memoirs, original maps and drawings, combined with on-site and satellite investigation