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Object ID

2014.1.105

Object Name

Envelope

Date

3-13-1943

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Tan envelope with stamped return address, handwritten address and severla hand stamps.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Please see 2014.1.104 Cover addressed to Deborah Lifchitz at the Musee de l’Homme in Paris in 1943. Deborah (Deba) Lifchitz was a French Jewish linguist, a student of Oriental languages and expert on the Semitic languages of Ethiopia. She worked at the Musee de l’Homme in Paris in the Africa Department. She authored important works on the Ethiopian language. Born in Russia, Deba obtained French citizenship in 1937. With the Nazi occupation of France, she lost her post at the museum. She was arrested by the French police, sent to a French internment camp, and deported to Auschwitz where she perished in 1943.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Lifschitz, Paris, France

Subcollection

1943-1945: Rescue, Aid and Liberation

Envelope Addressed to Mademoiselle Lifschitz in Paris, France

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