Persecution of Austrian Jews
Upon annexation, Germany’s anti-Jewish laws became effective in Austria.
Pictured Above: The undated post card is a voter’s identification card for the April 10, 1938, Reichstag election. It notifies the recipient where his polling place is located, and warns that Jews are not permitted to vote. A violator faces severe punishment.
Pictured Above and Below: The April 29, 1942, post card is a tax notice addressed to Otto Erich Israel Weiniger.
Free official mail postage for both. A boxed purple handstamp pictured above on the reverse of the voter’s credential records that the recipient had voted.
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