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Object ID

2014.1.81

Object Name

Postcard

Date

5-1-1939

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Description

Front: Tan postcard with handwritten letter.

Back: Black printed postcard lines with continuation of message and address in black ink. Includes a red postage stamp on upper right, as well as several black hand stamps.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Like many others, the Wernick family tried to send the younger generation to Palestine. German postcard dated 1.5.39, handwritten in German, addressed from one sister to another in Tel-Aviv; "... at this time we cannot come (to Palestine). We have no certificates, do not know when it will arrive, hoping it will not take a long tim. Our Ethel will soon be in Tel-Aviv, she is on her way. We have sent her your address and she will be visiting you... Your sister and brother-in law."

Dimensions

5 7/8 x 4"

Keywords

Nazi, Germany, Jews, Escape Attempt, Tel Aviv, Elga Rubinson

Postcard Reveals Attempts of Family to Escape Nazi Germany

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