Give Them a Face portrait collection

Give Them a Face portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00017_XII - 0140 - STOKOWSKA Ruchla Laja.tif
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Escape, Holocaust survivors, 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.

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  • STOKOWSKA, Ruchla Laja
    Birthdate: 15/03/1890
  • Stokowska, Ruchla Leya
    Birthdate: 1890-03-15
Give Them a Face portrait collection

Give Them a Face portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00017_XII - 0026 - ARON Walter.tif
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Escape, Holocaust survivors, 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.

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  • ARON, Walter
    Birthdate: 10/11/1894
  • Aron, Walter Israel
    Birthdate: 1894-00-00, 1894-11-10
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

Archives Service for War Victims – State Archives of Belgium, Brussels
Index cards on Jews from Belgium interned in or deported from France. Collection
Deportations
Deportees, Escape, Forced labour, France, Human trafficking, Postwar research, Refugees, Registration, Transit camps
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 group of index cards for a specific person can contain a file card drafted by the Sicherheitspolizei-Sicherheitsdienst in 1941-1944 in case of a person who fled Belgium in or after 1941 and a research request filed by a relative. Every group of index cards for a specific person contains handwritten file cards with information gathered post-war by members of the Belgian Mission for Searches in France at internment camps, archives of Foreign Labour Groups and deportation lists. The content of each file allows researchers to reconstruct the path of a detainee or deportee.
Hakker-Wach family. Collection

Hakker-Wach family. Collection

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Hakker-Wach family. Collection
Postwar Jewish life, Prewar Jewish life, German Occupation, Hiding, Extermination, Deportations
Art, Building, Commemoration, Daily life, Deportees, Escape, France, Hidden adults, Holocaust survivors, Industry and commerce, Postwar research, Refugees, Religion, Repatriation, Rescuers - Institute, Switzerland
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" ; three tablecloths from Phylis Wach's trousseau ; three pieces of table silver owned by Phylis's father Wolf Wach ; documents including adds published by the Hakker bakery, several postcards sent from the Dossin barracks and the Drancy transit camp, and a booklet with notes on the illness of his mother Rachel Simons by Simon Hakker ; photos illustrating pre-war daily life of the Hakker-Simons and Wach-Rosenzweig families, portraits of the extended Hakker-Simons and Wach-Rosenzweig families, photos of the Hakker bakery in Antwerp, of family vacations, of the engagement of Simon Hakker and Phyllis Wach, of post-war holidays and daily life showing donor Joyce Sylvia Hakker and her sister Rachel Hakker.
Gulden-Bruches family. Collection

Gulden-Bruches family. Collection

Acke family, Private collection, Belgium
Gulden-Bruches family. Collection
German Occupation, Hiding, Prewar Jewish life
Deportees, Education, Escape, Hidden adults, Holocaust survivors, Postwar research, Rescuers – Individual, Yellow badge
This collection contains: family photos of Mayer Gulden, his wife Pesa Bruches and their children Dina and Mozes Gulden ; photos of Mayer Gulden while in hiding with the Acke-Duerinckx family ; photos of Leon Monheit who was also hidden by the Acke-Duerinckx family ; post-war letters regarding the hiding of Mayer Gulden and Leon Monheit by the Acke-Duerinckx family.
Give Them a Face portrait collection. Collection

Give Them a Face portrait collection. Collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
Give Them a Face portrait collection
Deportations, Extermination, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Escape, Holocaust survivors, Repatriation, 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.
  • ROSENDAHL, Israel Alfred
    Birthdate: 15/12/1905
  • Rosendahl, Israel Alfred
    Birthdate: 1905-12-15
Fischler-Hollander family. Collection

Fischler-Hollander family. Collection

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Fischler-Hollander family. Collection
German Occupation
Daily life, Deportees, Escape, Family life, Holocaust survivors, Postwar research, Refugees
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 Abraham Fischler while in Cuba to his parents’ house in Antwerp, unaware of their deportation; post-war correspondence between Abraham Fischler in Cuba and family members and neighbours in Antwerp regarding the fate of Abraham’s parents Mojzesz Fischler and Serka Hollander and his siblings Sonia Laja, Hudes, Beila Ruchla, Munisz and Jozef Fischler; the Cuban foreigner’s passport and the Czechoslovakian passport of Hana Judith Lowy, wife of Abraham Fischler; birth certificates of Abraham Fischler’s siblings and children; certificates of good conduct of Abraham Fischler; documentation about obtaining Belgian nationality for Abraham Fischler and his wife Hana Judith Lowy; correspondence regarding Abraham Fischler’s claim of his family’s pre-war possessions; a booklet with songs and poems in Yiddish; two photos of Abraham Fischler while in Portugal, 1941.
Brunner-Hollander family. Collection

Brunner-Hollander family. Collection

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Brunner-Hollander family. Collection
Postwar Jewish life, Hiding, Prewar Jewish life, Liberation
Deportees, Escape, Family life, Hidden adults, Holocaust survivors, Industry and commerce, Jewish organisations, Military service, Repatriation, Rescuers - Individual
This collection contains: pre-war photos of Menasche alias Maximilian Brunner, his wife Esther Hollander, their children Dora and Henri Brunner, and the extended Brunner family ; wartime photos of the Brunner family while in hiding at Genval with the Balzat family ; a photo of Menasche alias Maximilian Brunner being reunited with his wife Esther Hollander and their son Henri at the Royal Circus in Brussels in 1945 ; war-time Red Cross membership card and ID card of Rosa Brunner ; advertisement stamp of Pension Brunner located in Heide ; Menasche alias Maximilian Brunner's Hungarian military certificate.
Aronsfrau-Hollander family. Collection

Aronsfrau-Hollander family. Collection

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Aronsfrau-Hollander family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life, Deportations, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), Resistance
Daily life, Deportees, Escape, Family life, Hidden adults, Liberated prisonerrs, Military service, Political prisoners, Reconstruction, Rescuers – Individual, Spoliation
This collection consists of: photos of the Aronsfrau-Hollander family, including photos of siblings Leonore, Norbert and Siegbert Aronsfrau as children and adults, photos of parents Leon Aronsfrau and Eva Hollander, photos taken during family vacations, a photo of Leon Aronsfrau during his military service and a photo of Norbert Aronsfrau with his rescuer Simone Goossens ; documents regarding the Aronsfrau-Hollander family, including Siegbert Aronsfrau’s fake ID, a letter sent to Siegbert Aronsfrau while detained at the Dossin barracks from his rescuer Simone Goossens, a post-war letter from Lucy Van Malderghem containing a postcard sent to her by Leonore Aronsfrau while Leonore was detained at the Dossin barracks, post-war letters from family members in the USA and Latin-America regarding the fate of the Aronsfrau family in Belgium during the war, documents regarding the recognition of Siegbert Aronsfrau as a political prisoner, post-war documents regarding the possible migration of Norbert and Siegbert Aronsfrau to the United States post-war documents from the Ministry of Reconstruction regarding the fate of Eva Hollander ; two pre-war prayer books.

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

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"Mijn leven in Frankrijk, bezet en onbezet. Dwangarbeid voor O.T." by Mozes Isaak (Maurice) Sand. Diary
Arbeitseinsatz, Armed resistance, Escape, Forced labour, France, Labour camps
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 include detailed reports on the treatment of Jews in the French camps, Mozes Isaak Sand’s return to Belgium in 1942, his personal life and international politics.