Letter : Paper : handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink : beige, blue, black, red ; Ht: 17,95 cm x W: 33,2 cm
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April 21, 1944
1 page, double-sided vertical paper, folded horizontally and vertically. Recto, handwriting of Mancika Mandula Weinberger. In margin at top, one line in the handwriting of Dóri R. Verso continues in Mancika's hand. Left side of recto continues in Mancika's handwriting, signed "Mancid" and dated "IV.21". Below, handwriting of Ilona Weinberger. Envelope: Recto, in Mancika's handwriting, addressed to "Weinberger Gustav 108/101 msz. / Bihar". At top, signature of Captain Soós. Top right, one red 30 forint fiscal stamp. Letter contains correspondence between the Weinberger family and Gustav Weinberger, contains updates on thee family's impending deportation from Vaja to Kisvárda. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gustav and Anikó Weinberger. The letter is in the handwriting of Ilona (1881-1944) 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. 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.