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Object ID

2019.2.78

Object Name

Postcard

Date

7-29-1944

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Description

Postcard marked Postcard marked "POSTKARTE" in black, vertical line down center of postcard, brown postage stamp of Adolf Hitler in top right corner, stamped with "11b" in blue ink on left side, back marked "Theresienstadt, am 29/7 1944" in top right corner.

[Related items: 2015.2.54 and 2019.2.80]

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: This acknowledgement of receipt of a parcel was signed by Elizabeth Ornstein, an Austrian Jew who was transported to Terezin in March 1944. Several months later, on October 6, 1944, she was transported to Auschwitz where she was murdered. She was 48 years old.

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 6"

Keywords

Elizabeth Ornstein, Elisabeth Rosa Ornstein, Auschwitz

Subcollection

Ghettos

Postcard from Theresienstadt Ghetto Used by Elizabeth Rosa Ornstein

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