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Object ID

2014.1.28

Object Name

Envelope

Date

1-13-1935

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Description

A tan envelope addressed in black ink with two orange stamps.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: On this date in 1935 a plebiscite was held in the Saarland resulting in more than 90 per cent of voters favoring returning to a union with Germany. The Saar had been held jointly under the Treaty of Versailles by both Britain and France. After the 15 year term of the mandate ended, voters chose to cast their ballots for a return to the German Reich.

Dimensions

5 1/16 x 6 3/8"

Keywords

Saarbrucken, Gustav Zimmern

Subcollection

1933-1938: Nazification and Early Stages of Persecution: Identification, Expropriation and Aryanization; and Emigration; First Concentration Camps; Sterilization and Euthanasia Program

Envelope from Saarbrucken, Franked by 1934 Plebiscite Overprinted Issue and Tied by Machine Slogan Cancel

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