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Object ID

2019.2.84ab

Object Name

Correspondence

Date

5-5-1942

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Description

Envelope [a] Blue postage stamp of man's face in upper left corner with "BERLIN W 80 05.5.42-17" stamped in black ink over postage stamp. Letter [b] writing in gray ink "3.5.42." written in top right corner.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Sofie Stern, currently in the employ of the Rothenburg family in Berlin, updates her friend on what is happening to family members and friends since she has moved from Gottingen. She refers to members of her family who are in Warsaw, presumably in the ghetto, who regularly communicate with her. Ms. Stern would perish in Auschwitz within a year. Her daughter Martha died in Warsaw.

Dimensions

a: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2" b: 8 x 6 1/4"

Keywords

Sofie Stern, Ruth Ascher, Auschwitz

Subcollection

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

Letter from Berlin Resident Sofie Stern to Friend Ruth Ascher

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