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Grey envelope with handwritten address to Albert Levy. Back flap includes handwritten return address from Geida Sara Ropmann and brown censor tape.
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 was a registered "Sara" envelope sent from Bad Triburg to Hoboken, New Jersey.
4 1/2 x 6 1/2"
stamps, Hoboken, New Jersey, Bad, Driburg, Censor, reich seal, Albert Levy, Geida Sara Ropmann, Geida Ropmann
1941-1943: Deportation & Extermination: Concentration Camps and Extermination Centers
""Sara" Envelope" (1941). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.300.