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Object ID

2012.1.294

Object Name

Envelope

Date

9-19-1940

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Description

Grey envelope with typewritten address to Miss Anneliese Galliner. Back flap includes a stamped return address from Dr. Moritz Israel Galliner and censor tape.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A law enacted August 17, 1938 required Jews with non-Jewish forenames to assume the name "Sara" if a woman and "Israel" if a man. This law became effective January 1, 1939. These names were to be used on all correspondence -- private or official -- including return addresses on mail. This is an "Israel" envelope from a Berlin doctor sent to New York City.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/2"

Keywords

Stamp, Mount Vernon, New York, Reich seal, Berlin, Air mail, Anneliese Galliner, Moritz Israel Galliner, Moritz Galliner

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