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Object ID

2014.1.104

Object Name

Postcard

Date

11-22-1939

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Description

Front: Tan postcard with printed blue postcard lines, including a message and address written in purple ink. Above the message are five postage stamps of varying colors, as well as several hand stamps.

Back: Message continues in purple ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Divora (Deba) Lifschitz. 1939 French 70C. Stationary card with stamps airmailed from Paris 23.11.1939 by Deba to her mother Henrietta Lifshits, Hadera, Palestine. Message in French handwritten to her, addressed in Hebrew. Message from Paris written two and a half months after the outbreak of WWII. "My dear ones, Your postcard recieved, I am pleased to learn that you also got my postcards even though it was delayed. The Tubman's are also here, you may write to them at the address. How is mother? How are you? How do you feel? And your work? Lately we are very busy at the museum in preparation of several exhibition halls, especially the Salle de L'Afrique. Very fortunately the opening is tomorrow and I will be able to return to my work... I embrace you and send my love, yours Deba." her return address aas "Musee de L'Homme." Hexagonal corner of Palestine with NR.H. with her scientific work, seemingly without any concers=ns for the future. Deba was murdered in Auschwitz in 1943.

Dimensions

4 x 6"

Keywords

Lifschitz

Postcard from Dvora (Deba) Lifschitz

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