Catalog number 042 – Labor Camp Number 3

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November 24, 1938

Source: in a private collection

Stampless postcard, with mark of the camp used as franchise, reading “MINISTERIO DE DEFENSA NACIONAL * S.I.M.* / CAMPO DE TRABAJO / Nº3”. Field post postmark “CORREO DE CAMPAÑA / C. C. Nº ?” dated on November 24, 1938. Text on the back, with the same date. Sender’s info on the front: Antonio Bassols Castells, Campo Tranajo nº 3, Base Muntaner, 55, Barna.

TRANSCRIPTION:

24-11-38

Inolvidables hijitos:

Al fin recibí noticias vuestras, postal 16 cte.

Alégrome estéis todos bien, deseo abrazaros pronto

Recuerdos a mamá.

Os quiere muchísimo, vuestro padre,

Antonio

Translation:

November 11, 1938

Unforgetable sons:

I’ve finally got news from you, post card from 16 of the current.

I celebrate you are all fine, I wish to hug you soon.

Regards to mom.

Love from your father,

Antonio