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Object ID

2019.2.317

Object Name

Postcard

Date

2-15-1943

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Description

Postcard with color image of city street, labelled “FRONT STREET, POST OFFICE, UNION DEPOT AND ROYAL HOTEL, TORONTO, CAN.” Back has two green postage stamps in upper right corner. [Related items 2019.2.310 - 2019.2.323]

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Alexander Distler, had been sent to an internment camp in Canada. At some point after 1940 the name of Camp “I” was changed to Camp 41, on Ile-aux-Noix, an island in Quebec. Distler is referred to in this 1943 postcard as an Engineer. As well his name has been anglicized. Distler may have known Radlmesser from Austria.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Alexander Distler, Internment Camp I, Camp 41, Ile-aux-Noix, Carl Radlmesser

Subcollection

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

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