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Accession Number
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Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
Accession consists of wartime correspondence between Yolanda Garvin (née Goldberger) and her sisters Maria Zilahy and Etel. In 1944, Yolanda was living in Romania, Maria and her husband Steven Zilahy in Hungary and Etel and her husband in Yugoslavia. Yolanda's postcard addressed to Maria and Steven Zilahy was written in German and returned in June/July of 1944 with a note that the recipients had moved to Jewish Camp RTS. Etel's postcard to Yolanda is written in Hungarian. Etel's postcard is revealing of the sadness and anxiety experienced, while awaiting ones fate as others were being taken away.
Custodial History
The postcards were originally created and owned by the donor's mother and aunt. Lea kept the letters after her mom passed away.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Descriptive Notes
Language Note: German and Hungarian
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Archival Accessions