Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Helmut Klusson, 22, was among the first prisoners of war to arrive at the Houlton POW camp, 1944, on a Canadian Pacific train. (The CP had a rail spur that ran into Houlton.) The prisoners were still in old clothes and hobnailed boots.
This picture was painted with house paint on wall board.
About This Item
- Title: Painting by German Prisoner of War, Houlton, 1945
- Creator: Klusson, Helmut
- Creation Date: 1945
- Subject Date: 1945
- Location: Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Painting
- Dimensions: 32 cm x 25 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Camp Houlton (Houlton, Me.)
- Concentration camps--Maine--Houlton
- Prisoners of war--German--Maine--Houlton
- United States. Army--Facilities--Maine--Houlton
- World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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