Authors

Object ID

2019.2.313ab

Object Name

Correspondence

Date

11-1-1940

Files

Download

Download Full Text (3.0 MB)

Description

a: Green envelope labeled “EXAMINED BY” on front and “CENSOR” on back, addressed to “Aleksander Distler”, large “I” written and circled in blue in center, “BRITISCH AMERIKA” written and underlined at bottom. b: Letter stamped with “CENSORED CANADA IN.T.O.P. 26” near top left, dated “1. November 940” in upper right corner. [Related items 2019.2.310 - 2019.2.323]

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Mrs. Distler, Alexander Distler’s mother, living in Vienna, at this time part of the “Greater Germany” subsequent to the Anschluss of March 12, 1938, which is indicated in her return address. Her letter to Alexander is postmarked in Vienna with a double-ring cancellation and censored in Austria and Canada with sealing tape and a red hand stamp.

Dimensions

a: 5 x 6" b: 11 1/2 x 9"

Keywords

Alexander Distler, Franziska Distler, Internment Camp I, Canada

Subcollection

Distler

Correspondence from Franziska Distler in Vienna to Alexander Distler, Interned in Camp I, Ottawa, Canada

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.