Letter to Oleksii Balabas from a relative in Krasnodar, Kuban' (detail)

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Title

Letter to Oleksii Balabas from a relative in Krasnodar, Kuban' (detail)

Description

Portion of a letter to Oleksii Balabas from an unknown family member in Krasondar, Kuban'. The letter as a whole describes how difficult it is to obtain bread. She also tells how those who have gold or foreign currency can purchase virtually unlimited quantities of wheat flour at the Torgtsin (hard currency store). The detail shown here reads (in part): “Liza had a [gold] tooth pulled so she could get flour...”

Date

June 8, 1933

Citation

“Letter to Oleksii Balabas from a relative in Krasnodar, Kuban' (detail),” Ukrainian History and Education Center Virtual Galleries, accessed April 25, 2024, https://www.ukrhec.org/gallery/items/show/143.