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Object ID

2019.2.80

Object Name

Postcard

Date

9-9-1944

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Description

Postcard with vertical line in center of postcard, stamped with "11b" in blue ink on left side, two brown postage stamps of Adolf Hitler in top right corner that are placed horizontally and crossed out with pencil, back marked "Theresienstadt, am 9/9 1944" in top right corner.

[Related items: 2015.2.54 and 2019.2.78]

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Mr. Ornstein was originally from Vienna, and just days after writing this postcard on September 29, 1944, he was transported to Auschwitz, where he was eventually murdered. His wife, Elisabeth Rosa Ornstein, had already been transported to Auschwitz on June 10, 1944, where she too was murdered.

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 6"

Keywords

Robert Ornstein, Elizabeth Rosa Ornstein, Elisabeth Rosa Ornstein

Subcollection

1941-1943: Deportation & Extermination: Concentration Camps and Extermination Centers

Theresienstadt Package Receipt Acknowledgement to Vienna from Paul Ornstein

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