Judaica 1917 Lida Poland Jewish Belarus Man Carry Water Forced Labor Wwi Russia
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Judaica 1917 Lida Poland Jewish Belarus Man Carry Water Forced Labor Wwi Russia:
For sale is an original vintage postcard ofJewish men carrying water, dated 1917.The historical scene is located in Lida Poland (White Russia, Belarus).The German caption reads "Judische Wassertrager in den Strassen von Lida. Diese Leute Versorgen die einzelnen Hauser mangles einer Wasserleitung mit Wasser gegen geringe Bezahlung". Lida was an old Jewish onclave where German occupation durring World War I led to forced labor. Bolsheviks entered the city in 1917 who were in turn followed by Polish soldiers in 1919. The cardmeasures about 5.5 inches wide, 3.5 inches high, the usual size. The postcard is in very good condition, edge, cornerwear, and age coloration.Postally usedverso, Feldpost,with some age coloration. See scans. Please see my other items. WELL PACKED. Shipping $2.25 USA, $3.00 Canada, Europe,Australia - Asia - elsewhere. I will combine shipping for items purchased within a ten day period, 35 cents each additional photo or postcard (starting with largest item). Non USA payment PayPal only please. Payment due within seven days after sale close. Returns acceptedfourteen days from item receipt. Thank you for looking.