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a: Envelope with red postage stamp of airplane in upper right corner, addressed to “Alexander Distler,” stamped with “NEW YORK, N.Y. DEC 17 7 PM 1946” near top. b: Card announcing “June Engle and Dr. Alexander Bramson married.”[Related items 2019.2.310 - 2019.2.323]
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Distler received this announcement of the marriage of his friend June Engel to Dr. Alexander Bramson on December 17, 1946. Dr. Bramson was the Polish representative to the recently formed United Nations and member of the famous “Committee of 17” which played a crucial role in the Genocide Convention of 1948. This convention established for the first time a legal definition of genocide.
a: 4 x 5" b: 4 x 5"
Alexander Distler, June Engel, Dr. Alexander Bramson, United Nations, Committee of 17, Genocide Convention
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"Correspondence Sent to Alexander Distler in London Announcing Wedding of June Engel to Dr. Alexander Bramson of the United Nations" (1946). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2019.2.320ab.