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Object ID

2012.1.195ab

Object Name

Correspondence

Date

3-1-1946

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Description

Envelope: Green envelope addressed to L. Hendler in black pen with return address on back flap.

Letter: Printed note in Hebrew with geometric design.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A wedding invitation from Bergen-Belsen to L. Hendler, Montreal, Canada. The invitation reads, "We write to you to participate in our Wedding Ceremony on 3/28/1946 at 5pm in the Drama Studio Hall-Black 39, Room 5." Stampless cover, via military mail, with handwritten OAS (On Active Service). In Displaced Persons Camps, survivors were getting married virtually every day, and had one of the highest birth rates per capita in the world.

Dimensions

a: 4 1/2 x 6"; b: 3 1/2 x 6"

Keywords

Montreal, Canada, Wedding invitation, Bergen-Belsen, DP, Displaced Persons, Displaced Persons Camp, L. Hendler, P. Trepman

Wedding Invitation from Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp

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