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Front: Typewritten message. Back: 'Carte Postale - Chine.' Includes orange Chinese characters, and a printed stamp in orange on upper right corner showing a man with a black circular Shanghai handstamp over it. In upper left are two pasted stamps: one blue, and one green, each depicting a man with Chinese characters in the upper corners. Another black circular Shanghai handstamp over them. Beneath is a typewritten message. Below the message is a pencil signature. Return address typed horizontally in middle, with red Nazi eagle stamp over it.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

“Dear Doctor, A few days ago, I received your letter of February 1st of this year, which I have already confirmed to my brother-in-law in Beuthen these days. After several days of effort, I am now able to see your file at Hicem here. The last one available is a letter from Hicem to the Reich Association dated December 11, 1939. (Case 1154/4523) telling you that they can't do anything for you and that you should contact friends about work permits. I assume that this prompted your letter of 2/1/40. I am now trying to use my connections here to get you an employment contract, but unfortunately, I must tell you right now that this is very difficult…”


3 1/2 x 5 1/2"


China, Shanghai, Stamp, Reich, Seal, Gleiwitz, Germany, Refugee, Arthur Cohn, Siegfried Walter


Personal, Shanghai

Postcard from Arthur Cohn in Shanghai to Dr. Siegfried Walter in Gleiwitz, Germany



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