Bus / tram ticket : Printed, Handwritten, Molded : Beige, Black, White, Silver, Red ; Ht: 10 cm x W: 5,5 cm
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1 page, double-sided, within a metal frame. Frame extends around edges on verso, on recto it cuts across top edge, leaving 1.5 cm of paper above metal. Two holes punched in horizontal orientation in section above frame. Within frame, square b&w photo of passholder affixed to bottom half of recto by two metal grommets. Numbered 51276 at top of recto, with name of passholder handwritten underneath. Signature of director underneath. On verso, printed text in Polish indicating that document is a monthly tramway and bus pass, valid for October 1938. Number 51276 handwritten. Number 4325 printed on left side. Object is a monthly tramway and bus pass for Warsaw, Poland, issued to Chaim Reisberg. Narrative: The transit pass was found hidden in the wooden beams of the roof of a Jewish home in Poland. An uncle of the donor, Elizabeth Cicigoi, purchased the house after the war and discovered it. It had been hidden with a photograph, a letter, and two Jewish prayer books. Elizabeth's mother was Jewish; she was murdered during the Holocaust.