Zeppelin Hindenburg Crash Mail Documents

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Hindenburg disaster card, May 6, 1937 (Accession No. 1993.2002.70)
Officials salvaged this piece of mail from the wreckage of the airship Hindenburg. The burnt card reached its address in a glassine with an official seal. At least 360 of the more than 17,000 pieces of mail on board the airship survived the disastrous fire.