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Object ID

2012.1.33

Object Name

Envelope

Date

3-12-1941

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Description

Tan envelope addressed in black ink, including four postage stamps and multiple hand stamps.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Camp de Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French Government in 1939. After the Vichy government signed an armistice with the Nazis in 1940, it became an internment camp for Jews of any nationality except French, as well as people considered dangerous by the government.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6"

Keywords

Camp de Gurs, New York air mail, Stamp, Vichy government, Henry H. Townsend, Richard Schwarz

Camp de Gurs Basses Pyrenees Air Envelope to New York

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