Postcard : Paper : handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink; colour pencil : beige, green, black, red ; Ht: 10,6 cm x W: 14,7 cm
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1 page, double-sided horizontal paper. Recto contains handwriting of Mancika Weinberger, Pali Weinberger and Ilona Weinberger. Verso, right side addressed to "Weinberger Gustav / 101/108 msz. / Borgóprund [Bihar has been crossed out in ink]". At top right, signature of controller in red colour pencil. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gustav and Anikó Weinberger. The postcard is from the Weinberger family to Gustav Weinberger in the handwriting of Ilona (1881-1944), Pali (1908-1945) and Mancika Mandula Weinberger (1910-1944) -- the first wife of Gustav Weinberger. All but Gustav were killed in Auschwitz in 1944. The correspondence was under supervision by Captain Soós and contains updates on the family's living conditions at Kisvarda ghetto. This collection of correspondence was used as part of the research for the following book: Kalman Naves, Elaine. Journey to Vaja: Reconstructing the World of a Hungarian-Jewish Family. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996. Print.