Catalog number 009 – Labor Camp Number 1

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April 12, 1938

Source: in a private collection

Stationery post card Edifil 79A (serial number A3564113) with Barcelona local Edifil 19, with unreadable postmark but text on the back dated on April 12, 1938. Sent bu Julio González del Río to his brother Arturo in Valencia. Sender’s name on the front, with no references to labor camp number 1, but in the chronology of other known pieces of mail sent by this prisoner while he was in the camp.


Barcelona, 12-4-38

Queridos todos:

Como me encargásteis no dejo de escribiros periódicamente para que sepáis que me encuentro muy bien, de modo que podéis estar tranquilos.

Mandarme 100 Ptas si os es posible para no quedarme sin dinero en caso de que nos trasladasen de aquí o no pudiésemos escribir.

Anduiza está aquí, Fernando en Segorbe.

Muchos recuerdos a todos los amigos, y para vosotros un abrazo muy fuerte de



Barcelona, April 12, 1938

Dear all:

As you requested, I continue writting you periodically to let you know I am very well, so you don’t need to worry.

Send me 100 Ptas if you can to avoid running out of money if we are transferred anywhere else or if we could not write.

Anduiza is here, Fernando in Segorbe.

Lots of regards to all the friends, and a big hug for you, from