Maurice Strauch. Diary

Maurice Strauch. Diary

This diary consists of 18 notebooks, starting on 26 March 1943 and ending on 25 December 1944, and contains elaborate notes by Maurice Strauch alias Strauss or Straus on life in hiding in Brussels.

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Dora Turksma. Interview

Dora Turksma. Interview

In this interview Dora Turksma talks about: her childhood in Antwerp ; daily life at Morpheusstraat where she and her mother lived ; moving around during the first years of the war ; denunciations by their neighbours ; going into hiding in a convent ...

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Jenny Gutwirth. Interview

Jenny Gutwirth. Interview

In this interview Jenny Gutwirth talks about: her family fleeing Italy and surviving the war in Switzerland ; the survival story of her husband Emmanuel Neustetel, including the fate of his father Mojzesz Neustetel as a forced labourer in France, goi...

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Paul Bucholz. Interview

Paul Bucholz. Interview

In this interview Peisach alias Paul Bucholz talks about: his youth in Antwerp, Belgium ; his father's fate working as a forced labourer for Organisation Todt in France ; going into hiding with his mother Basze Laie Bucholz and younger brother Salomo...

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Maurice Horoit. Interview

Maurice Horoit. Interview

In this interview Maurice Horoit alias Horowitz talks about: his youth in Antwerp, Belgium ; antisemitism in Antwerp ; his friends at the Tachkemoni school ; fleeing to and hiding in France ; making his way to Switzerland with his brother and survivi...

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Springer-Chasman family. Collection

Springer-Chasman family. Collection

This collection contains: several pre-war Ketubah from the Springer-Chasman extended family ; immigration documents for the Chasman family ; documents regarding parcels sent by Adela Chasman to her future husband Jacques Springer, detained in Auschwi...

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David Pelc. Collection

David Pelc. Collection

This collection contains a photo of David Pelc, two yellow stars bought but never worn by David Pelc, two pre-war and three post-war photos of Sonia Hailstone (alias Aimée Cuypers and Sonia Anoutchin), four forms sent by David Pelc and his cousin Ja...

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Hakker-Wach family. Collection

Hakker-Wach family. Collection

This collection contains four biscuit boxes with prints referring to "Antwerpse handjes", the cookie invented by Joseph Hakker, grandfather of the donor ; seven baking tins used in the Hakker bakery, including a mould to cut "Antwerpse handjes" ; thr...

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Landau-Blitzer family. Collection

Landau-Blitzer family. Collection

This collection contains an audio testimony of Anna Grunfeld-Landau ; a postcard sent by Anna's brother David Landau from the Monowitz camp to their parents in Belgium in 1944 ; two pre-war work permits of Jacob Landau ; two documents certifying the ...

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Gantman-Fischer family. Collection

Gantman-Fischer family. Collection

This collection consists of: an invitation and a menu from the wedding of Adolphe Fischer and his bride Irene Fischer, pre-war shares of the Antwerp Diamond Circle, pre-war photos of the Gantman family including a photo of the graduation of Joseph Me...

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Artist painter Etienne Steel. Photo

Artist painter Etienne Steel. Photo

Photo of a portrait of Simon Van Daelen by painter Etienne Steel. The back contains notes on Simon Van Daelen, added in February 2018 by Bob Steel, son of Etienne Steel.

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Interviews by Johannes Blum. Collection

Interviews by Johannes Blum. Collection

This collection consists of over 1,100 testimonies (over 1,200 recordings) conducted by Johannes Blum, researcher and interviewer at Les Compagnons de la Mémoire. Among those interviewed are Jewish camp survivors, Jewish and non-Jewish resistance fi...

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Kagan-Sztern family. Collection

Kagan-Sztern family. Collection

This collection contains seven photos, including several pictures of Tauba (Thérèse) Sztern and her children Fanny and Alain Kagan at their hiding place with the De Winter family in Tremelo.

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Feldinger family. Collection

Feldinger family. Collection

This collection contains four photos of deported members of the Feldinger family, including a photo of the marriage of Moses Chaim Katz and Golda Dychtwald in 1936.

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Papierbuch-Oppenheimer family. Collection

Papierbuch-Oppenheimer family. Collection

This collection contains photocopies of the following documents : marriage certificate of Nachman Papierbuch and Ruth Oppenheimer ; membership forms of the Jewish Association of Belgium (Association des Juifs en Belgique, AJB) ; receipts of financial...

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Boekman-Van der Horst family. Collection

Boekman-Van der Horst family. Collection

This collection contains : two forged IDs of Berthe (Elisabeth) Van der Horst, issued under her fake name Berthe Humbert ; three statements signed by fellow resistance fighters regarding the activities of Emmanuel Boekman as a forger and a member of ...

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Research by David Inowlocki on hidden children and their rescuers in Belgium. Collection

Research by David Inowlocki on hidden children and their rescuers in Belgium. Collection

This collection consists of 57 research files. Every file was carefully composed by David Inowlocki during his presidency of the Hidden Children Association Belgium (L’Enfant Caché). The files revolve around a hidden child or a rescuer, and contai...

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Nat Neujean. Collection.

Nat Neujean. Collection.

Pictures of the artist Nat Neujean while sculpting ; some of Nat Neujean's early works of art (statues and bronze sculptures); pictures of family members and friends of Nat Neujean, some of whom were members of the armed resistance.

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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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