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Object ID

2014.1.313

Object Name

Postcard

Date

6-10-1934

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Front: Postcard split in half by a decorate, triple green line. The right side has the address written in pencil. Green postage stamp in top right. Back: Cramped pencil writing.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Postcard from Prisoner J. Taney in the concentration camp of Ettersburg which would later become infamous as the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany near Weimar. Konzentrationlager KL cover to an Elly Taney in Nuremburg. In 1934, when this cover was mailed, Ettersburg was one of the very first concentration camps established by the Nazis and was officially a "voluntary labor" camp, before being renamed Buchenwald in 1937. This is one of the very earliest concentration camp covers.

Dimensions

4 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Ettersburg, Nuremburg, Taney, Buchenwald

Early Postcard from Concentration Camp in Ettersberg, Germany

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