Letter : Paper : handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink : beige, blue, black, red ; Ht: 17 cm x W: 20,85 cm
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February 6, 1946-February 10, 1946
1 page, double-sided paper, folded vertically and horizontally at a the top. Dated at top right "1946 II 6". Handwriting fills the page and continues onto verso. Signed at bottom right corner. Envelope recto contains printed heading that reads "LEBOVITS SANDOR UT(...) / GROSZMANN SANDOR / DEBRECEN, CSAPO UCCA 6. SZAM / ALAPITVA / 1912". Addressed to Weinberger Gustav in Nyirmada. Affixed at the left is a white stamp with a red R / Ajanlott. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gusztáv and Anikó Weinberger. Gusztáv returned from the front to learn that 34 members of his extended family, including his wife and small daughter Évike, had been deported to Auschwitz. Only one cousin returned. He remarried Anikó Schwartz and they had two daughters, Elaine and Judith. 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.