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Envelope: Green, front has three sections; left has printed information under the title 'Konzentrationslager Auschwitz'; middle contains senders information; right is handwritten address. Top right corner has been torn off. Back: Pink stamp at center, handwriting at bottom left. Letter: Handwritten on grid paper.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: From a person on the first transport of prisoners to the Auschwitz concentration camp. This letter was sent two months after arriving at Auschwitz.
envelope: 6 1/4 x 4 1/2" ; letter: 7 1/4 x 5"
Auschwitz, Prisoner, 562
1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe
"Letter From Prisoner 562 at Auschwitz Concentration Camp, a Prisoner on the First Transport" (1940). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.344&345.