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A tan postcard addressed to Fred Hess with red postcard lines and a message handwritten in black ink.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A law enacted August 17, 1938 required Jews with non-Jewish forenames to assume the name "Sara" if a woman and "Israel" if a man. This law became effective January 1, 1939. These names were to be used on all correspondence -- private or official -- including return addresses on mail. This is an "Israel" postcard from Frankfurt to Tjornarp, Sweden.
4 x 5 3/4"
Frankfurt, Tjornarp, Sweden, stamp, Reich seal, Fred Hess
1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe
""Israel" Postcard" (1940). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.295.