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Submitted by Tamar Amit

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 2/28/2018 6:18 PM
Family Surname: WAGNER
Country: Poland
Town: Zolkiewka
Date of Image: 1938
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This letter was on the back of a burned down area in a town. Probably after a big fire or war...
There was a major fire in Zolkiewka in 1938 and I assume it is after that fire.
I'd love a translation to understand what happened.
This was sent to Jankel WAGNER who was already in South America at the time.
TIA
Tamar

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2/28/2018 11:55 PM There are no names, dates or historical details.

The writer is trying to describe to the addressee which house is which.

"I'm sending you the postcard but I don't know if you'll recognize your [plural] house [.] on the left side stands a little ---- with a broken roof that is the [?] it did not burn [or burn down] the one after the burt down one is ------ yours [plural] is the second ---

The writer mention "Aptekers", which could either be a family name, or the apothecary [drugstore], in which the roof has fallen in. S/He mention "your house" again and says something about "there where the people are standing" and then s/he describes two windows. A third, the one on the top (the higher one) belongs to the attic [בוידעם]

Also says something about having patience, and "together" and ends with "that is only from your side". I think the last sentence refers to the the physical view, but am not sure.

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