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Object ID

2015.2.131

Object Name

Envelope

Date

8-20-1941

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Front: Tan envelope with typewritten address, and printed return addressees. Includes two pasted stamps on right side: one blue stamp depicting a tower, and one green stamp depicting a piazza beneath. Includes black, red, and purple hand stamps, some writing in black ink and pencil, a pasted red and white stamp on bottom left, and white examiner tape with black writing on left side.

Back: Includes white examiner tape on right side, several red and black hand stamps, and some writing in pencil.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Registered censored envelope franked General Gouvernement 50 pfg and 60 pfg, tied on printed envelope from Judische Soziale Selbsthilfe (Jewish Social Aid Society) and the Zydowska Samopomoc Spoleczna (Jewish Self-Help Society) in Krakau to Jewish Community of Buenos Ares, Argentina, showing straight line violet cachet "Aufgeliefert durch den Judenrat" (Delivered by the Judenrat). Nazi censor markings alongside. Dated August 20, 1941. The censor held this cover until after the war.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/2"

Keywords

Ghetto, Union Israelita Polacca, Buenos Aires, Arentina, Judische Soziale Selbsthilfe, Jewish Social Aid Society, Zydowska Samopomoc Spoleczna, Jewish Self-Help Society, Krakau, Krakow, Stamp, Censored, General Gouvernement, Judenrat

Envelope from Jewish Social Aid Societies, Krakau Ghetto  to Buenos Aires, Argentina

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