Zomersztajn-Burgman family. Collection

Zomersztajn-Burgman family. Collection

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ZOMERSZTAJN, Liber. Collection.
Europe, Migration
A Polish ID, handed out by the municipality of Czestochowa, including a portrait of Liber Zomersztajn ; a migration document of Liber Zomersztajn ; a Polish passport with visa for Bajla Burgman.
Zaffern-Noskowicz family. Collection

Zaffern-Noskowicz family. Collection

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Zaffern-Noskowicz family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life
Daily life, Hidden children, Rescuers – Individual
This collection contains six photocopied photos : a wedding photo of Israel Zaffern and Gitla Noskowicz ; a photo of Gitla's sister Hinda Noskowicz ; several war-time and post-war photos of Lisa Zaffern and the Debroek family which hid her at their home in Schaerbeek, Brussels, in 1942-1944.
Give Them a Face portrait collection

Give Them a Face portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
Z - Ravensbrück - 0076 - HALILA Corinne.tif
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Sondertransporte, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • Halila, Corinne
    Birthdate: 1932-05-14
  • Halila, Corinne
    Birthdate: 1932-05-14
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Donated by family member - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
XXIIB - 0142 - REINHALD René.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • REINHALD, René
    Birthdate: 1934-07-23
  • REINHALD, René
    Birthdate: 1934-07-23
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Beeldbank, Stad Oostende
XXIIB - 0096 - DEUTSCH Carolus.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • Deutsch, Carolus
    Birthdate: 1894-05-21
  • Deutsch, Carolus
    Birthdate: 1894-05-21
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
XX - 1615 - GOLDMAN Adam.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • GOLDMAN, Adam
    Birthdate: 1942-09-06
  • GOLDMAN, Adam
    Birthdate: 1942-09-06
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
XX - 1614 - GOLDMAN Eva.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • GOLDMAN, Eva
    Birthdate: 1940-10-21
  • GOLDMAN, Eva
    Birthdate: 1940-10-21
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
XVI - 0756 - BOCHNER Hendrik.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • Bochner, Hendrik
    Birthdate: 1914-11-11
  • Bochner, Hendrik
    Birthdate: 1914-11-11
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Donated by family member - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
XI - 1161 - STOPPELMAN Gerda.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • STOPPELMAN, Gerda
    Birthdate: 1912-08-07
  • STOPPELMAN, Gerda
    Birthdate: 1912-08-07
Wouthuysen-Ricardo family. Collection

Wouthuysen-Ricardo family. Collection

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Wouthuysen-Ricardo family. Collection
SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
This collection contains two letters and a postcard sent by Willem Wouthuysen and his wife Ester Ricardo, while detained at the Dossin barracks in August 1942, to their daughter Elisabeth Wouthuysen and her husband Karoly Farago.
Welcome collection

Welcome collection

Kazerne Dossin memorial
Welcome collection
Deportations
Collection showing photos used to welcome website users.
wedding+names.jpg

wedding+names.jpg

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wedding+names.jpg
vzw Het Ondergedoken Kind, Brussel. Collection

vzw Het Ondergedoken Kind, Brussel. Collection

Permission for reproduction of items without personal data can be obtained by sending a written request to archives@kazernedossin.eu . In case of documents containing sensitive personal data of living persons, reproduction of the item is forbidden. Users, if granted access, can only take notes by hand if they can’t provide proof of consent for reproduction signed by the researched person (based on article 207 of the Belgian law on the protection of natural persons regarding the processing of personal data of 30 July 2018).
vzw Het Ondergedoken Kind, Brussel. Collection
Hiding, Postwar Jewish life
Commemoration, Hidden children, Jewish organisations, Postwar research
The archive of vzw Het Ondergedoken Kind - L'Enfant caché asbl consists of: (1) institutional files and series on the creation of the association, on the administrative committee, on the yearly general assembly and on the membership administration, as well as (2) files and series on the organisation of activities. This second section includes both general files and files on activities organised to reach the goals of the association. The archive of vzw Het Ondergedoken Kind - L'Enfant caché asbl also contains several files created by the Amicale des Anciens de Jamoigne, the association of Jewish children hidden at the Château de Jamoigne during the war, on activities organised by the Amicale before the creation of vzw Het Ondergedoken Kind.
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Donated by family member - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
VII - 0818 - LIBERMAN Rosalia.tif
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • LIBERMAN, Rosalia
    Birthdate: 1938-12-23
  • LIBERMAN, Rosalia
    Birthdate: 1938-12-23
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Give Them a Face portrait collection

Donated by family member - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
VII - 0817 - LIBERMAN Bertha Rachella.tif
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • LIBERMAN, Bertha Rachella
    Birthdate: 1935-10-28
  • LIBERMAN, Bertha Rachella
    Birthdate: 1935-10-28
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Donated by family member - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
VII - 0816 - LIBERMAN Julia Renée.tif
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • LIBERMAN, Julia Renée
    Birthdate: 1931-08-11, 1931-08-16
  • LIBERMAN, Julia Renée
    Birthdate: 1931-08-11, 1931-08-16
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Donated by family member - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
VI - 0604 - ESSINGER Kurt Jacob.jpg
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Transit camps
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, Ravensbrück, Bergen-Belsen and Vittel between August 1942 and July 1944.
  • ESSINGER, Kurt Jacob
    Birthdate: 1904-03-16
  • ESSINGER, Kurt Jacob
    Birthdate: 1904-03-16
Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection

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

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Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection
Anti-Jewish measures
Curfew, Economic measures, Education, Forced labour, Identification measures, Industry and commerce, Jewish organisations, Judenrat, Mixed marriages, Nazi apparatus, Registration, Social measures, Spoliation, Yellow badge
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 municipal registration of Jews as of the age of 15, the registration and marking of Jewish shops and restaurants with placards, the exclusions of Jews from certain professions (government, educational, press, judicial and later medical professions), the residency restrictions (curfew and relocation sites in Belgium), the creation of the Association of Jews in Belgium, the ban on travelling abroad, the expulsion of Jewish pupils from non-Jewish schools, the compulsory employment for the Jewish unemployed, the confiscation of Jewish property by the German Reich and the wearing of the yellow badge.
Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Institut Martin Buber. Collection

Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Institut Martin Buber. Collection

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Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Institut Martin Buber. Collection
Anti-Jewish measures, German Occupation
Jewish organisations, Judenrat
The archives of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB), donated to the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance by the Martin Buber Institute, contain almost 3,500 documents which cover over 40 topics, including : copies of German decrees, the statutes and procedures of the AJB, files of the general and local committees (Brussels, Antwerp, Liège and smaller cities), interventions by the AJB with the German authorities, population registration, Jewish schools and children’s homes, the Arbeitseinsatz (forced labour) for Organisation Todt (France), convocations for the SS-Sammellager Mecheln / Dossin barracks (including release or visit requests), correspondence received from camps in the east, Jewish property and economy, elderly and childcare, mixed marriages and research on Arian descent, Jews with special status (Hungarian, Russian and Turkish), social welfare, prisons, the Breendonk camp, Commission for Public Aid, the German-Palestinian exchange, correspondence with organisations or persons abroad, with the Public Safety Office and with Belgian authorities, interventions, the Jewish Placing Service, Red Cross, Winter Aid, financial records, contributions, gifts, Sperrstunden Ausweiss, German documents and post-war documents. The collection also includes the journal of AJB leader Salomon Van den Berg and a report by AJB leader Maurice Benedictus on the situation of Jews in Belgium in 1940-1942.
Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Front de l'Indépendance. Collection

Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Front de l'Indépendance. Collection

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Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Front de l'Indépendance. Collection
Anti-Jewish measures, German Occupation
Jewish organisations, Judenrat
This collection consists of 4,058 documents confiscated by the Front de l’Indépendance (Independent Front) at the offices of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB) – “Aide Spéciale Malines” [Special Assistance Mechelen department], after the liberation. The documents can be divided in five sections :
- Correspondence of the AJB : between the leading committee and local committees, between local committees, between the AJB and German or Belgian officials, between the AJB and Suisse, German, French and Dutch organisations, etc.
- Lists : e.g. employees of the AJB, Organisation Todt workers, Jews who received a convocation for forced labour (Arbeitseinsatzbefehl), packages and letters delivered to the Dossin barracks, etc.
- Documents of the subdivisions responsible for education, interventions, “Aide Spéciale Malines”, social welfare, emigration, etc.
- Correspondence and documents regarding the activities of the “Aide Spéciale Malines” department.
- Financial files and accounting : salaries of the Organisation Todt workers, clearings, liquidations, budget, financial gifts, membership fees, etc.
Transportlisten. Collection

Transportlisten. Collection

Service Archives for War Victims, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
Transportlisten. Collection
Deportees, Sondertransporte, Transit camps
The Transportlisten series consists of two parts :
KD_00013_01 : The first part contains the carbon doubles of the original lists of all transports (Jews, Roma and Sinti) from the SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buchenwald, Ravensbrück, Vittel and Bergen-Belsen. Each sheet contains the names of 10 to 20 deportees on a specific transport, their place and date of birth, their profession and their nationality. In some cases the date of arrival at the Dossin barracks is mentioned in the top left corner of the page. The handwritten notes were added by the Directorate-General War Victims after the war while doing research on deportees and survivors.
KD_00013_02 : The second part contains additional administrative documents among which we can distinct three types.
1° The Aufnahme (camp administration) created statistics based on the deportation lists and also kept lists of persons liberated from the SS-Sammellager Mecheln, such as Jews with the Belgian nationality in the summer of 1943.
2° The Aide aux Israélites Victimes de la Guerre, the organisation which took over the care for the remaining prisoners upon liberation, drafted lists of the persons still in the camp on 4 September 1944 : prisoners registered for transport XXVII, employee-prisoners (Werkleute), Entscheidung cases (decision regarding deportation still to be made), special cases…
3° The Directorate-general War Victims drafted postwar lists containing the names of all persons repatriated (organised by transport).
Part KD_00013_02 is only accessible at the Kazerne Dossin reading room and reading rooms of partner institutes.
  • LULKIN, Mozes
    Birthdate: 19/06/1923
  • LULKIN, Aaron
    Birthdate: 29/08/1924
  • GRUNBAUM, Israel
    Birthdate: 3/09/1924
  • HERCZ, Helmuth
    Birthdate: 5/08/1908
  • KWARTOWICZ, Abraham
    Birthdate: 23/01/1923
  • ROSENDAHL, Israel Alfred
    Birthdate: 15/12/1905
  • UCKO, Heinz Martin
    Birthdate: 10/02/1921
  • ROZEN, Jacques
    Birthdate: 14/12/1925
  • LEVISON, Herbert
    Birthdate: 24/09/1923
  • BADRIAN, Arnold
    Birthdate: 24/03/1920
  • Lulkin, Mozes
    Birthdate: 1923-06-19
  • Lulkin, Aaron-Louis
    Birthdate: 1924-08-29
  • Grunbaum, Izraël Jakub
    Birthdate: 1924-09-03
  • Hercz, Helmuth
    Birthdate: 1908-08-05
  • Kwartowicz, Abram
    Birthdate: 1923-01-23
  • Rosendahl, Israel Alfred
    Birthdate: 1905-12-15
  • Ucko, Heinz Martin
    Birthdate: 1921-02-10
  • ROZEN, Jacques
    Birthdate: 1925-12-14, 1927-08-12
  • Levison, Herbert
    Birthdate: 1923-09-24
  • Badrian, Arnold (Israel)
    Birthdate: 1920-03-24
Transcripts of interrogations of Adolf Eichmann in preparation of his trial. Item

Transcripts of interrogations of Adolf Eichmann in preparation of his trial. Item

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Transcripts of interrogations of Adolf Eichmann in preparation of his trial. Item
Postwar Jewish life
Perpetrators, Trials
This item consists of six volumes containing the transcriptions of the interrogations of Adolf Eichmann by investigator Avner Werner Less, conducted between 29 May 1960 and 15 January 1961.
Tolkowsky family. Collection

Tolkowsky family. Collection

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Tolkowsky family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, Resistance, Postwar Jewish life
Armed resistance, Art, Daily life, Deportees, Economic measures, Family life, France, Identification measures, Industry and commerce, Jewish organisations, Military service, Spoliation
This collection consists of 13 files :
KD_00045_0001: Miscellaneous photographs of the Tolkowsky family from Antwerp, including Charles Tolkowsky as an officer in the Belgian Army during the First World War, André Tolkowsky, son of Charles Tolkowsky, member of the Belgian resistance during the Second World War, Alexander de Vries and his wife Denise Tolkowsky, photos of vacation colony villa Altol, pictures taken during holidays at the Belgian coast and at the Francorchamps race track.
KD_00045_0002: Documents concerning Denise Tolkowsky and Alexander de Vries, including poems, drawings, school reports, letters from Denise’s siblings and documents sent by the Feldkommandantur
KD_00045_0003: Documents concerning Charles Tolkowsky and Ginette Sevi and their sons André and Jacques, including documents regarding Charles’ military career and spoliation.
KD_00045_0004: Documents concerning Samuel Tolkowsky and Anna Kennes, parents of Denise Tolkowsky, including letters from family members.
KD_00045_0005: Documents concerning a trip to Congo of Alice Tolkowsky and Nicolas Boruchovitz. Maps, a menu from the ship, a concert program from the ship, a passenger list (1937).
KD00045_0006: Letters from Palestine/Israel sent by Samuel Tolkowsky (nephew of Samuel Tolkowsky, father of Denise Tolkowsky) to Ginette Sevi (1945-1950).
KD00045_0007: Letters from Alfred (?) addressed to Georges, comte de Charny (Avenue Marie Antoinette 42, Paris)
KD00045_0008: Postcards sent by the Tolkowsky family to the Netherlands (1917)
KD00045_0009 : Catalogue ‘L’Union Artistique des jeunes’ (1889).
KD00045_0010: Writing paper and envelope with the Tolkowsky logo.
KD00045_0011: Hand drawn map of France and England indicating the evolution of the military front (not digitised)
KD00045_0012: Items belonging to musician Alexander De Vries (glasses, bullet cases, fabrics, yellow star torn from clothing).
KD00045_0013: Recordings of TV interviews and films (not digitised)
Testimony of Mathilda

Testimony of Mathilda "Mami" Pfaff, Manoesj (Sinti). Item

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Testimony of Mathilda "Mami" Pfaff, Manoesj (Sinti). Item
Liberated prisoners
Testimony of Manousj (Sinti) woman Mathilda Pfaff, published in magazine "Wereldwijd" in 1988 ; notes provided by her relative Hendrik Bohets (only available at the Kazerne Dossin documentation center).
Szpiro family. Collection

Szpiro family. Collection

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Szpiro family. Collection
German Occupation
Daily life, Deportees, Education
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 youngest sister Lea Szpiro and family member Femmy Pels (?) to Victoire Ponjaert, recounting daily life in Brussels.