Liliane Steinfeld. Collection

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This collection contains : several documents regarding members of the Steinfeld/Stainfeld family during the war, two photos of deported Steinfeld family members, a Gestapo pin and a scrapbook containing a collection of wartime cartoons published in British and American newspapers, gathered by Liliane Steinfeld.
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Liliane Steinfeld
English, French, German
Level of description
Extent and medium
66 digitised images (5 documents, 1 notebook, 1 object and 2 photos)
Administrative and biographical
Helene Liliane Steinfeld was born in Antwerp on 14 March 1927 as the daughter of diamond merchant Salomon Steinfeld (b. 20/08/1897 in Warsaw, Poland) and his wife Tressia Leff (b. 08/04/1894 in Przasnysz, Poland). While on vacation in Leeds in 1939, war broke out in Europe and Liliane and her mother were forced to remain in the United Kingdom. Liliane worked as a secretary for the British Royal Air Force during the last years of the war. In her free time, she collected anti-war cartoons from English newspapers. When returning to Belgium on 6 November 1946, she took her scrapbook with her. In 1950, Liliane Steinfeld married Natan Ramet (b. 05/06/1925 in Warsaw, Poland), concentration camp survivor and founder of the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance, predecessor of Kazerne Dossin. The couple had three children and several grandchildren. Natan Ramet passed away on 1st April 2012. Liliane Steinfeld-Ramet still lives in Antwerp.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Liliane Steinfeld

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