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Object ID

2015.2.206

Object Name

Postcard

Date

5-3-1939

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Front: White postcard with German writing in blue cursive ink written horizontally across the page.

Back: Includes information printed in black in English, an address written in blue ink, a red stamp, and two black hand stamps.

Information Provided By Michael D. Bulmash: Group of items pertaining to the timely escape of a Jewish family from persecution in Hitler's Germany. Includes: (2015.2.202) a legalized copy of a letter from Chase National Bank to the American Consul in Vienna, Nov. 19, 1938, stating that the American Louis Cohen wishes to be responsible for the entrance of Salome Goldstein to the U.S., and further states that he maintains accounts at the bank and has been etended credit; (2015.2.201) a British National Identity card issued to Goldstein and signed by her on May 23, 1940; (2015.2.203) a Jan. 25, 1939 notice that the German Jewish Aid Committee in London has retained Goldstein's passport which presumably will remain in their possession until her future status is determined; (2015.2.204ab) a May 5, 1939 letter from a Jewish dressmaker in London stating that business conditions do not permit her to hire Goldstein; (2015.2.205a-c) a letter from a Mrs. Hoffman in London to Goldstein's parents in the U.S. who had just made the crossing, with Mrs. Hoffman relieved that they had arrived alive; (2015.2.206) a May 3, 1939 postcard from a Jewish friend or relative mentioning Budapest.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Budapest, London, England, Regent Palace Hotel, Salome Goldstein, Emerich Treitel

Postcard to Miss Salome Goldstein, London from Regent Palace Hotel, London (German Family Escapes the Holocaust)

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