Postcard from Casa del Trabajo prison in Alcalá de Henares to Madrid, 1942

Reference: C10777

Censor mark of the prison "CENSURADA"

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Post card from Casa del Trabajo prison, in Alcalá de Henares, to Madrid, with censor mark of the prison "CENSURADA" and Alcalá de Henares postmark dated on May 26, 1942. Sent by the prisoner José Sáenz de Miera y Espantaleón.

Casa del Trabajo prison was a Republican labor camp for common convicts stablished in 1933. At the beginning of the war it was used to host political prisoners until 1939 by the Republican side. Francoist also used this prison to pack Republican political prisoners after the war.