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Object ID

2012.1.117

Object Name

Envelope

Date

6-19-2004

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Description

White envelope with a photograph of a fenced-off buildling and a stamp with a black and white photograph of Chiune Sugihara.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Commemorative Lithuanian First Day Cover for Chiune Sugihara, who was the Japanese consul in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1940.He issued Japanese visas to Polish Jews against the orders of his government as a consequence of which Jewish refugees were able to escape to Japan and other countries.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/2"

Keywords

Lithuania, Japan, Chiune Sugihara

First Day Cover: Lithuanian with Chiune Sugihara

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