Receipt : Paper : printed, typed : Ink : beige, blue, black, red ; Ht: 25,4 cm x W: 20,3 cm
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February 19, 1951
1 page, horizontal paper. Double-sided official printed form filled with a typewritter. The document has a blue border, each corner bares a Star of David. Food package gift certificate to Israel from donor Leah Erman through the Jewish gift Service for Israel. On front, all informations about the donor (L.Erman) and benificiary (Jakob Goldberg in Haifa). On the verso, are the conditions of order and acceptance. Narrative: Leah Erman was a dressmaker in Opatow (Poland) before the war. During World War II, she was forced to live in a ghetto in Sandomierz (Poland) with her husband, Saul and their son Meir. In 1943, Leah and her son were sent to Starachowice labor camp (Poland). In 1944, the labour camp was liquidated and the prisoners still able to work were sent to Auschwitz (Poland). Upon arrival, Leah was separated from Meir. They both survived the Holocaust and Leah immigrated came to Montreal from Austria.Her son first went to Palestine and later immigrated to Montreal. Saul was killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp (Germany) in 1945.