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This collection contains over 4,200 portraits of Jewish men, women and children from Belgium, whom have been deported from the French camps Drancy, Angers, Beaune-la-Rolande, Compiègne, Pithiviers and Lyon, to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sobibor, Maidanek and Kaunas between March 1942 and August 1944. Among the deportees, four groups can be distinguished : persons that had lived in Belgium and whom had emigrated to France legally before the beginning of the war, persons that fled from Belgium to France in May 1940 or afterwards, children born out of these refugees in France and persons arrested by the Belgian state as "suspects" in May 1940 and deported to the camps in the South of France.
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- VAN GOETHEM Herman e.a., Drancy-Auschwitz, 1942-1944, Brussels, 2015.
- Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance, Mechelen
- Digitally stored at Kazerne Dossin
- The name index of the Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection is accessible at the Kazerne Dossin documentation center. It was also published in : VAN GOETHEM Herman e.a., Drancy-Auschwitz, 1942-1944, Brussels, 2015.
- State Archives, Brussels and other institutes or collections
- KD_00017 ; Memorial de la Shoah in Paris received copies of the Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection.
- over 4,200 digitised images (photos)
- 95% of all photos in the Give them a Face (France) portrait collection were retrieved from the immigration file of the deportees, kept by the immigration authorities and currently stored at the State Archives, Brussels. The complete files were digitised by the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance, and are catalogued as collection KD_00014.
- State Archives, Brussels ; Yad Vashem, Jerusalem ; USHMM, Washington DC ; researchers ; private and family collections.
- Alphabetical per transport