Objects alledgedly made from human tissue confiscated by the Police judiciaire de Liège - Police scientifique in a post-war fraud case. Collection

Objects alledgedly made from human tissue confiscated by the Police judiciaire de Liège - Police scientifique in a post-war fraud case. Collection

This collection consists of a lamp with a lampshade, alledgedly made from human skin, and a box with a clasp containing 4 pieces of soap, rumoured to have been made from human fat, confiscated during investigations by the Police judiciaire de Liège ...

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Diplomatic service passport issued by the Republic of Liberia to Matus Kugel. Item

Diplomatic service passport issued by the Republic of Liberia to Matus Kugel. Item

A diplomatic service passport issued by the Republic of Liberia, represented by Baron O. de Bogaerde, Minister Plenipotentiary, to Matus and Chaja Kugel-Rubin, granting them diplomatic immunity and allowing them to travel to Spain and Portugal. The p...

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Diplomatic service passport issued by the Republic of Liberia to Kelman Charles Mincberg. Item

Diplomatic service passport issued by the Republic of Liberia to Kelman Charles Mincberg. Item

A diplomatic service passport issued by the Republic of Liberia, represented by Baron O. de Bogaerde, Minister Plenipotentiary, to Kelman Charles Mincberg, granting him diplomatic immunity and allowing them to travel to Spain and Portugal.

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Jewish Community of Antwerp Shomre Hadas religious marriage records. Collection

Jewish Community of Antwerp Shomre Hadas religious marriage records. Collection

This collection contains: the register of the Jewish Community of Antwerp Shomre Hadas containing the religious marriage certificates drafted between 1 January 1937 and 27 February 1938 ; a second register containing the certificates drawn up between...

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Liwszyc-Jagolkowska family. Collection

Liwszyc-Jagolkowska family. Collection

This collection contains: two pieces of yellow cloth containing each three Belgian stars of David which were never cut from the fabric or worn ; two letters sent by relatives to Rachel Carolina Liwszyc while she was in hiding as Lina Pasqual ; a repo...

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Postcard depicting the Dossin barracks. Item

Postcard depicting the Dossin barracks. Item

A postcard depicting the façade of the Dossin barracks after the war

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Patrick Verwerft. Collection

Patrick Verwerft. Collection

This collection contains: documents of Michel Van West and his family, detained at the Dossin barracks and deported via Transport XXIV ; documents of René Basch, detained at and released from the Dossin barracks ; a statement on behalf of Max Kirsch...

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Staf De Clercq. Photo

Staf De Clercq. Photo

A photo of Staf De Clercq in uniform which was distributed after the death of the founder and leader of the Flemish nationalist/fascist party Vlaams Nationaal Verbond (VNV) on 22 October 1942.

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Jozua Deutsch. Collection

Jozua Deutsch. Collection

This collection contains: a proof of employment from 1942 issued by the Association of Jews in Belgium to Jozua Deutsch, who was working for the Hilfe für Zurückgebliebenen ; two diplomas issued to Jozua Deutsch by the Belgian authorities after the...

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Passport of Heyman Roet and Catharina Freso. Item

Passport of Heyman Roet and Catharina Freso. Item

A Dutch passport issued in October 1940 by the Vice-consul for the Netherlands in Toulouse, France, to Heyman Roet and his wife Catharina Freso. The document contains a photo of both spouses and visa for Spain and Portugal as well as for the United K...

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Swaab-Tygel family. Collection

Swaab-Tygel family. Collection

This collection contains: three pre-war photos of members of the Antwerp sports club Joodse Arbeiders Sportklub or JASK [English: Jewish Workers Sports Club (Antwerp) or YASK], including Philip Swaab and possibly a brother or future brother-in-law ca...

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Rosette Hammer. Collection

Rosette Hammer. Collection

This collection contains: a post-war letter written by Rosette Hammer to her rescuer, sister Beate (unidentified), in Belgium, in which Rosette describes her new life in Denmark and her struggle with religious subjects ; a photo of Rosette Hammer and...

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Manelewitsh-Zarwanitzer family. Collection

Manelewitsh-Zarwanitzer family. Collection

Marriage booklet ("Familienstammbuch") of Nuta Manelewitsh and Chana Zarwanitzer ; German passport ("Fremdenpass") of Chana Zarwanitzer ; three prisoner ID plaques, worn by the detainees at the Dossin barracks, for transport XXIIA and XXVII ; two ce...

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Salomon Buchenholz. Collection

Salomon Buchenholz. Collection

This collection contains: four post-war photos of the site of the Organisation Todt labour camp Dannes-Camiers ; nine drawings of life at the Organisation Todt labour camp Dannes-Camiers created by Salomon Buchenholz ; a document from 1946 regarding ...

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Guy Francès. Interview

Guy Francès. Interview

In this interview Guy Elie Francès talks about: the migration of the Frances family from Greece to Belgium via the Netherlands ; his childhood in Brussels ; daily life at the family home in the Jewish neighbourhood of Saint-Gilles, Brussels ; his fa...

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Tadeusz Geisler. Collection

Tadeusz Geisler. Collection

The collection contains: cutlery (spoon, fork and knife) used by Tadeusz Geisler during his internment at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp ; two strips of fabric with a red triangle, the letter P and Tadeusz Geislers prisoner number at Sachsenhau...

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Religious books of Mozes Schenker. Collection

Religious books of Mozes Schenker. Collection

This collection consists of 9 religious books in Hebrew, with annotations made by owner Mozes Schenker.

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Gathering of child survivors of the Holocaust housed in Belgian orphanages. Recording

Gathering of child survivors of the Holocaust housed in Belgian orphanages. Recording

This recording contains the exchange between 11 child survivors of the Holocaust during a zoom meeting held on 17 January 2021. All participants and their siblings were housed in Jewish and/or non-Jewish orphanages in Belgium during the war. These in...

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Robert Lambert. Collection

Robert Lambert. Collection

The collection consists of: two diplomas issued to Lambert Robert by the Institut des Arts et Métiers [Institute for the Arts and Professions] in Brussels (1940 and 1942) ; a diploma of rescuer issued in 1980 to Robert Lambert and his parents Jules ...

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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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Lucy Sara Mandelbaum-Lipiner. Interview

Lucy Sara Mandelbaum-Lipiner. Interview

This collection contains an interview with Lucy Sara Mandelbaum-Lipiner. During the interview Lucy recounts her journey from the DP camp to the orphanage in Antwerp and the arrival there. She also describes the atmosphere and facilities at the home, ...

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Scrap book on the Adolf Eichmann trial. Item

Scrap book on the Adolf Eichmann trial. Item

This scrap book contains hundreds of clippings from presumably French, Belgian and Italian newspapers on the trial of Adolf Eichmann.

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Rachel Hakker-Furcage. Collection

Rachel Hakker-Furcage. Collection

This collection contains: the testimony of Rachel Hakker-Furcage regarding her family history ; photos of the Hakker-Simons, Wach-Rosenzweig and Hakker-Wach families, including photos of the Hakker pastry shop at Provinciestraat, wedding photos, vaca...

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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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Mona Verhage. Button box

Mona Verhage. Button box

The box contains buttons with which Jewish hidden child Norbert Vos played while in hiding in 1942-1944 at the home of the donor’s parents Raymond and Julia Verhage-Leenknecht in Kortrijk.

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