This collection contains: the articles of association of the Union des Déportés Juifs et Ayants Droit de Belgique (1956) ; the 1961 membership file card system of the Union des Anciens Déportés Juifs de Belgique ; the 1979-1982 membership file card system of the Union des Anciens Déportés Juifs de Belgique ; two postcards edited by the Comité International d'Auschwitz.
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 Sachsenhausen (90175) ; three patches of cloth depicting Polish and French flags ; three small pieces of bread, saved by Tadeusz Geisler during a death march in 1945 ; a prototype of a violin bridge - the Geisler-comb - developed by Thadé Geisler; a photocopy of the patent accorded to Thadé Geisler for his violin bridge in 1966 ; three post-war photos, including a photo of Tadeusz Geisler holding a violin ; the painting "Lever du jour sur une locitaine planète" created by Thadé Geisler in 1980 ; three CDs entitled "Thadé Geisler-Wyganowski. Interprète et compositeur. Maître, écoute mon âme" ; the book "Thadé. Une longue histoire d'amour…" published by Marie-Thérèse Geisler-Thomas in 2002 ; the leaflet "Concert - Thade Geisler Wyganowski".
This collection contains: the documentary “Darkness and Light” on the story of Irene alias Rina Szmulewicz-Mondlin, created by Gaël Krajzman Johns (https://vimeo.com/446912076) ; the documentary “Nous sommes là!” on the story of Irene’s cousin Francine Erlich and Francine’s husband Marcel Holender, created by Gaël Krajzman Johns (https://vimeo.com/498783061) ; 25 photos of the Szmulewicz-Kramarz family, including photos of Irene Szmulewicz with her parents Hersz Wolf Szmulewicz and Chana alias Anna Kramarz, photos of the extended Szmulewicz and Kramarz families, and photos of Irene and her parents with some of their rescuers among whom the Charensol family.
This collection contains: 14 photos of Mayer Stern, his wife Flora Lachs and their children Norbert and Beatrice alias Beate Stern ; a certificate of naturalisation issued to Beate Stern by the United States government in 1953 ; newspaper clipping regarding a music prize won by piano prodigy Norbert Stern at the Brussels conservatory before the war.
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 Salomon Buchenholz changing his surname to Buquenne ; a newspaper clipping published in Le Soir regarding the Organisation Todt labour camp Dannes-Camiers.
This collection contains four photos of the Orenbuch family, depicting Benjamin Orenbuch and his wife Rywka Laja Aspich, their daughters Tauba alias Thérèse Orenbuch (married Paciorkowski), Fajga alias Fanny Orenbuch (married Ajzenberg) and Roza Orenbuch, and their granddaughter Josiane Ajzenberg (married Traum).
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 family’s escape during the anti-Jewish raid on Brussels in the night of 3 on 4 September 1942 ; hiding in Liège ; family life after the Liberation.
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 institutes included the Meisjeshuis and Good Engels (the Meisjeshuis department for babies and toddlers), the Jongenshuis and Pennsylvania Foundation orphanage, the Wezembeek-Oppem children's home, the Baron de Castro children's home in Etterbeek and the Les Moineaux children's home in Uccle. The following survivors participated in the discussion: Alfred Friedman - Michael Hartogs born as Max Kohn - Fred Kader born as Frans Jeruzalski - Annie Juliard Coughlin born as Annie Milerad - Roni Luck Wolf born as Reizel Warman - Werner Szydlow - Jacques Salomon Weisser - Bill Frankenstein born as Bernard Baron - Henri Wolfe born as Henri Wolff - Paulette Cooper born as Paula Bucholc - Roger Kreisman
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 passport also contains wartime visa for Italy and Monaco.
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.
This collection contains: two photos of Anna Poznanski at the beach with her aunt Sura Chana Schwartzberg and maternal cousin Anna Foleider ; a photo of the sisters Frida Birnbaum, Fanny alias Hanna Birnbaum (married Dorn) and Helene Birnbaum (married Hirschorn) at their mother's grave ; a studio portrait of sisters Frida and Helene Birnbaum.