Give Them a Face portrait collection. Collection

Give Them a Face portrait collection. Collection

This collection contains over 19,650 portraits of Roma, Sinti and Jewish men, women and children from Belgium and the north of France, whom have been deported from the SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buchenwald, Ravens...

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Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection

Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection

This collection consists of 20 issues of the Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich, containing the anti-Jewish measures ordained in Belgium, including: legislation on ritual slaughter, determining who is Jewish, the...

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Information bulletin regarding non-Belgian residents of the Zonhoven municipality. Collection

Information bulletin regarding non-Belgian residents of the Zonhoven municipality. Collection

12 information bulletins on 18 Jews and 1 French national, expelled from Antwerp to the Zonhoven municipality in the Limburg province in January-February 1941 ; one postwar letter addressed by Isaac Hausner to the Zonhoven municipality, requesting a ...

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Welcome collection

Welcome collection

Collection showing photos used to welcome website users.

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Index cards on Jews from Belgium interned in or deported from France. Collection

Index cards on Jews from Belgium interned in or deported from France. Collection

This collection consists of index cards containing information on 9,765 Jewish men, women and children who in general lived in Belgium before the Second World War and who were interned in or deported from French internment camps during the war. The g...

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Sephiha-Eskenazi family. Collection

Sephiha-Eskenazi family. Collection

Testimony of Germaine Sephiha on the role played by the Turkish government and the Turkish consul regarding the persecution of the Jews in Belgium, and on the exchange of Turkish detainees at Ravensbrück for German prisoners of war ; two booklets co...

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Alexandre Gourary. Collection

Alexandre Gourary. Collection

This collection contains three issues of « La Voix Internationale de la Résistance » ; two photos of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen ; seven photos of tombstones of Jewish resistance fighters who were killed in action or executed and were buried a...

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Szpiro family. Collection

Szpiro family. Collection

This collection contains : 8 photos of Regina Szpiro and her school friend Victoire Ponjaert, taken during school outings or at a swimming pond, and 1 photo of of Regina Szpiro’s deceased mother Golda Awerbuch ; 8 letters from Regina Szpiro, her yo...

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Series of drawings "Life at the Dossin barracks". Collection

Series of drawings "Life at the Dossin barracks". Collection

This collection contains, in colour and black-and-white, six sketches, one painting and 11 ‘educational’ caricature drawings informing the Jewish staff at the Dossin barracks about daily life and procedures at the camp. This art was created by th...

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Hans Lichtmehs. Postcard

Hans Lichtmehs. Postcard

Digitised copy of a postcard describing the worries of dr. Hans Lichtmehs, detained at the Saint-Cyprien camp in France, to his uncle Richard Wolf living in New York, USA.

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Geiger-Kohn family. Collection

Geiger-Kohn family. Collection

This collection contains photocopies of : the marriage certificate of Joseph Geiger and Juliana Kohn, the birth certificate of Juliana Kohn and her daughter Gerda Geiger, the music teacher diploma of Juliana Kohn, the prolongation for Juliana Kohn’...

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Steinhardt-Guelz family. Collection

Steinhardt-Guelz family. Collection

This collection contains: the foreigner's ID card of Martin Steinhardt and the false Belgian ID card of his wife Margarethe Guelz posing as Anne-Marie Richir

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Cuba's Forgotten Jewels. Collection

Cuba's Forgotten Jewels. Collection

This collection contains: the uncut version of the interview of Marion Finkels-Kreith by Beret Strong, 2013 ; the uncut version of the interview of Felicia Rosshandler by Judy Kreith, 2015 ; the transcript of both interviews ; the published memoires ...

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Research by Nico Hamme on the Chateau de Bassines and the children hidden there. Collection

Research by Nico Hamme on the Chateau de Bassines and the children hidden there. Collection

This collection contains research files, compiled by Nico Hamme who, as a child, was hidden at the Chateau de Bassines near Havelange, Namur. Every file revolves around a child who was also hidden at the chateau or around one of the rescuers there. T...

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Elisabeth Kanis. Collection

Elisabeth Kanis. Collection

This collection contains the false ID of Elisabeth Kanis, her post-war civil resistance ID and six documents regarding medals and titles awarded to Elisabeth Kanis post-war.

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De Waele-Godschalk family. Collection

De Waele-Godschalk family. Collection

This collection contains original documents, digital copies of photographs and documents, an audio recording and a book regarding the Godschalk-Tokkie family, including: 25 pre-war and 2 post-war photos of family members, marriage certificates, resid...

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Propagandistic publications and war-time newspapers. Collection

Propagandistic publications and war-time newspapers. Collection

This collection consists of one letter and ten publications, including Belgian and international war-time and immediate post-war newspapers (Volk en Staat, Het Algemeen Nieuws, Het Belang van Limburg, La Libre Belgique, Der Mitteldeutsche, The Wester...

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Kluizen - Coffres-forts. Collection

Kluizen - Coffres-forts. Collection

This collection consists of the bank vaults which were not claimed by their original owners post-war. The owners were both Jewish and non-Jewish war victims or refugees who did not return to Belgium. The vaults do not contain any valuables, but docum...

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"Mijn leven in Frankrijk, bezet en onbezet. Dwangarbeid voor O.T." by Mozes Isaak (Maurice) Sand. Diary

"Mijn leven in Frankrijk, bezet en onbezet. Dwangarbeid voor O.T." by Mozes Isaak (Maurice) Sand. Diary

In this diary Mozes Isaak (Maurice) Sand recounts daily life as a forced labourer in an Organisation Todt camp in France (August-October 1942), as a refugee in France (winter 1942) and as a member of the French resistance (1943-1944). The notes inclu...

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Fischler-Hollander family. Collection

Fischler-Hollander family. Collection

This collection contains: 177 postcards sent by family members and friends from Antwerp to Abraham Fischler in Portugal in 1940-1941; documents regarding Abraham Fischler’s stay in Portugal and Cuba, including visa; a postcard sent in May 1945 by A...

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Photo series Liberation of Antwerp, donation by Kenis family. Collection

Photo series Liberation of Antwerp, donation by Kenis family. Collection

The topics of the 69 photos in this collection include : Wehrmacht soldiers in Antwerp ; parades of collaborating organisations such as youth movements (Nationaal-Socialistisch Jeugd Vlaanderen (NSJV), Hitler Youth…) ; the evacuation of German troo...

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Maison de la Miséricorde orphanage, Heverlee. Collection

Maison de la Miséricorde orphanage, Heverlee. Collection

Digitised postcards of indoor and outdoor spaces at the House of Mercy (Maison de la Miséricorde/Huis der Barmhartigheid), an orphanage in Heverlee, where over 70 Jewish children were hidden by catholic nuns during the Second World War.

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Henri Dewindt. Collection

Henri Dewindt. Collection

This collection consists of: a post-war photo of resistance fighter and political prisoner Henri Dewindt, 15 medals received by Henri Dewindt post-war, three political prisoner bracelets worn by Henri Dewindt during post-war manifestations, a gold pi...

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Membership forms of the Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Series

Membership forms of the Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Series

The collection "membership forms of the Association of Jews in Belgium" contains digitised copies of ca. 12,000 registration forms filled in by Jewish families in Belgium, which became members of this organisation as was required after the decree of ...

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Frieda Beirnaert and Van Beylen family. Collection

Frieda Beirnaert and Van Beylen family. Collection

This collection contains : digitised copies of two pages from the poetry album of Frieda Beirnaert with drawings created by her Jewish school mates Rosa Seewald and Miriam (Maria) Hauser ; a digitised copy of a page from the poetry album of Frieda Be...

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