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Object ID

2014.1.140

Object Name

Envelope

Date

1941

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Description

Front: A white envelope with two pasted stamps in blue and pink, black and purple hand stamps, and an address written in black cursive ink.Back: Return address written in black cursive ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: This double oval Camp de Gurs censured letter was sent by Regine Wolf in Camp de Gurs to Sally Levy in New York City.It is postmarked 1941. Camp de Gurs was in southern France, and had originally interned Spanish Civil War refugees fleeing the Nationalist Franco regime. After the Germans defeated France it became an internment camp in the Vichy government controlled region forJews many of whom were to be deported to extermination centers such as Auschwitz and Sobibor.

Dimensions

4 x 6"

Keywords

Camp De Gurs, Sally Levy

Censored Envelope from Camp De Gurs in Vichy, France

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