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Object ID

2014.1.197

Object Name

Envelope

Date

1942

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Description

Front: A tan envelope with writing in blue ink, a red postage stamp, and red and black hand stamps.Back: A black hand stamp.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: This 1942 censored Romanian cover from the vicinity of the transit/concentration Camp Targu Jiu.During this time period Romania was under fascist dictator Ion Antonescu, who was an ally of Nazi Germany. Targu Jiu was the site of a transit camp where many Jews and political prisoners were interned prior to being sent to Transnistria.

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 5"

Keywords

Romania

Envelope from Targu Jiu, Romania

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