1943 postcard from a prisoner in the Theresienstadt concentration camp that acknowledges the receipt of a package. Front of postcard has printed text with blank spaces for prisoners to fill in their personal information. Printed text on the front reads, "Theresienstadt, am ____ 1943./_______/Ich bestätige dankend den Empfang Ihres (Deines) Paketes/ vom ______ 1943./Brief folgt./_______/Unterschrift." This text translates to, "Theresienstadt, on____1943./_________/I hereby acknowledge receipt of your package from ____ 1943./Letter./_____/Signature."
Blank spaces are filled in with handwritten information written in pencil. According to this writing, the postcard was sent on "8/I0." It is difficult to discern who sent the postcard, but it appears to be sent to a Johanna Weiss.
Back of postcard has the names and addresses of both the sender and recipient handwritten in pencil. Back also has a circular stamp, and a postage stamp with Adolf Hitler's profile on it.
|Date||October 8, 1943|
|Provenance||During the Holocaust, Johanna and Cornelia (Nelly) Weiss sent packages to prisoners at Theresienstadt. Recipients of these packages were required to send back a notice that they had received what was sent. These package receipts were saved, and donated to the Museum by the son/brother of the women who orginally sent the packages.|
|Place of Origin||Terezín, Czechoslovakia|
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