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Object ID

2014.1.154

Object Name

Envelope

Date

1-16-1943

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Description

Front: A tan postcard with orange printed postcard lines and text written in black ink. Also includes black and purple hand stamps, and faint red underlining.

Back: Message written in black ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: The Bendsberg ghetto was among the first to be liquidated by the Nazis on August 1, 1943. This cover is stamped with the Jewish ghetto administrations stamp. Schwarcbaum was a wealthy Jew from Bendzin who escaped to Switzerland and conducted relief and rescue work for Jews in occupied Poland, as well as supporting armed resistance by Jews in the ghettos.

Dimensions

5 x 6"

Keywords

Bendsberg, Ghetto, Schwarcbaum, Hitler, Censored

Censored Envelope from Prisoner in Bendsburg, Poland

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