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Object ID

2012.1.274

Object Name

Envelope

Date

9-1-1946

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Description

Green envelope with handwritten address to "A. Cymerman" with "Via A.J.D.C." purple hand stamp.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: In addition to its various humanitarian missions, the American Joint Distribution Committee acted as a mail carrier not only for its field workers, but also for refugees, displaced persons and other Jews in need. For the most part, this service was provided through its Paris office. Mail would be gathered at other offices and sent by courier to Paris whence it would then be sent abroad either by messenger or under cover to a local Jewish agency for distribution.

Envelope from Stuttgart "via A.J.D.C./Paris" by courier to the Australian Jewish Welfare Society, Melbourne (hand stamp on flap, dated August 1, 1946), censored in Offenbach (May 5) with censor tape accross flap, large AJDC double circle hand stamp.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/4"

Keywords

Sydney, Australia, AJDC, American Joint Distribution Committee, Australian Jewish Welfare Society, Melbourne, Censor, A. Cymerman, A. Zymermann

The American Joint Distribution Committee as Courier post-World War II Envelope to Australia

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