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Front: A tan postcard with orange printed postcard lines and text written in black ink. Also includes black and purple hand stamps, and faint red underlining.Back: Message written in black ink.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:
The Bendsberg ghetto was among the first to be liquidated by the Nazis on August 1, 1943. This cover is stamped with the Jewish ghetto administration stamp. Schwarcbaum was a wealthy Jew from Bendzin who escaped to Switzerland and conducted relief and rescue work for Jews in occupied Poland, as well as supporting armed resistance by Jews in the ghettos.
5 x 6"
Bendsberg, Ghetto, Hitler, Censored, Schwarzbaum, Schwarzbaum
"Censored Envelope from Prisoner in Bendsburg, Poland" (1943). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.154.