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.
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.
Szmulewicz-Kramarz family. Collection

Szmulewicz-Kramarz family. Collection

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Szmulewicz-Kramarz family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, German Occupation, Hiding, Postwar Jewish life
Deportees, Escape, Family life, France, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Rescuers - individual, Rescuers - network
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.
Swiatlowski-Koronczyk family. Collection

Swiatlowski-Koronczyk family. Collection

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Swiatlowski-Koronczyk family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life
Daily life, Deportees, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Poland
This collection contains photocopies of : Berek Swiatlowski's Polish military booklet ; Berek Swiatlowski and Pesa Koronczyk's Polish passport ; a postcard thrown from the Transport X by Berek Swiatlowski on 13 September 1942 ; administrative documents of the Swiatlowski-Koronczyk family ; war-time work permits of Abram Swiatlowski ; pre-war photos of Swiatlowski and Koronczyk family members in Poland and in Belgium.
Suzanne Moons and Andrée Geulen. Collection

Suzanne Moons and Andrée Geulen. Collection

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Suzanne Moons and Andrée Geulen. Collection
Hidden children, Rescuers - Network
KD_00030_0001 : Personal diary of Andrée Geulen in which she wrote down the name, age and hiding place of 1,079 jewish children whom she and (presumably) colleagues Brigitte Moons or Ida Sterno accompanied to their hiding place by order of the Jewish Defence Committee.
KD_00030_0002 : Expense claims filed by the children's ward of the JDC and delivered to Suzanne Moons (Madame Brigitte).
KD_00030_0003 : Photos of members of the JDC, including portraits of Suzanne Moons and Ida Sterno.
KD_00030_0004 : Postwar thank you letters from children hidden by the JDC to Suzanne Moons.
KD_00030_0005 : Postwar press articles regarding the rescue of Jewish children in Belgium.
Suchowolski-Sluszny family research. Collection

Suchowolski-Sluszny family research. Collection

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Suchowolski-Sluszny family research. Collection
Hiding, Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life
Daily life, Deportees, Family life, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Postwar research, Reconstruction, Rescuers - Individual
This collection consists of photocopied and original documents and photos, including: documents on the Suchowolski and Sluszny family history ; letters sent by Suzanne alias Suzy Suchowolski to her brother Georges Suchowolski while in hiding ; a notebook used by Suzanne Suchowolski to document her classes at school ; documents on the Suchowolski and Sluszny families photocopied from collections stored at the Archives Service for War Victims in Brussels, the Arolsen Archives in Bad Arolsen, the Belgian State Archives and Kazerne Dossin; documents regarding the Draily, Collignon and Jacobs-Van Dijck families, rescuers of Georges Suchowolski and Regina Sluszny, including documents regarding their recognition as Righteous among the Nations and correspondence between the rescuers and the rescued members of the Suchowolski and Sluszny families.
Stern-Lachs family. Collection

Stern-Lachs family. Collection

Roger Peltzman, Private collection, United States
Stern-Lachs family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, German Occupation, Postwar Jewish life, Hiding
Art, Deportees, Family life, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Religious life, Rescuers - Individual
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.
Spinat-Toledano family. Collection

Spinat-Toledano family. Collection

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Spinat-Toledano family. Collection
Anti-Jewish measures, German Occupation, Hiding, Prewar Jewish life
Building, Daily life, Deportees, Education, Family life, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Jewish organisations, Rescuers - Individual, Yellow badge
This collection contains 34 photos, including : the Spinat children relaxing on the balcony of the family home in Antwerp, the Spinat children playing in the snow and with a dog, the Spinat children posing in the garden of their home in Antwerp, Doris (Dodi) Spinat dressed for a wedding, scenes depicting life at the La-Bas children's home in Aische-en-Refail led by the Association of Jews in Belgium, and a daughter of the Goffinet family which hid Doris Spinat in Péruwelz during the last weeks of the war.
Schmidt-Kolinski family. Collection

Schmidt-Kolinski family. Collection

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SCHMIDT, Armand. Collection.
Hiding, Postwar Jewish life
Hidden children, Rescuers - Institute
Letters and postcards sent by nuns of the Institut Enfant Jésus in Ciney to Rosa Kolinski, the mother of hidden children Armand Schmidt and Rachel Schmidt. Pictures of Armand Schmidt as a hidden child at the Institut Enfant Jésus, photos of the nuns and the monastery, and of Armand Schmidt with family members on vacation after the war.
Samoszul family. Collection

Samoszul family. Collection

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Samoszul family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life
Building, Commemoration, Deportees, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Jewish organisations
This collection contains eight photos including two portraits of the deported Gabrielle Samoszul, five photos of post-war commemorations at the he former SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) and one photo of a celebration by members of the Union des Déportés Juifs et Ayants Droit de Belgique [Belgian Association of Jewish Deportees and their Proprietors].
Sadowski-Brawerman family. Collection

Sadowski-Brawerman family. Collection

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Sadowski-Brawerman family. Collection
Concentration camps, Deportees, Hidden children, Postwar research
This collection contains a photo of Joseph Sadowski and Ida Brawerman, parents of the donor ; a postwar testimony from a fellow prisoner of Ida Brawerman regarding her last sighting in the Beendorf concentration camp ; an administrative document regarding German postwar payments to the Sadowski family ; a letter from Anna Sadowski to “Sinterklaas”, asking for specific gifts at the traditional children's feast on 6 December, written on paper with the letterhead of her parents’ company ; photocopies of documents regarding the deportation of Joseph Sadowski and Ida Brawerman, the originals stored at several Belgian archives (available at the Kazerne Dossin documentation center only).
Rozenblum-Suknik family. Collection

Rozenblum-Suknik family. Collection

David Rozenblum, Private collection, Belgium
Rozenblum-Suknik family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, German Occupation, Postwar Jewish life, Hiding, Resistance, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Armed resistance, Civil resistance, Conversion to christianity, Deportees, Family life, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Industry and commerce, Migration, Repatriation
This collection contains: documents regarding Natan Rozenblum’s migration to Belgium, including his Polish passport ; two tailor’s sketchbooks containing drawings for clothing ; pre-war, wartime and post-war photos of the Rozenblum-Suknik family, some of which are pasted into a photo album, including a photo of Charles Rozenblum’s first communion and photos of relatives in Poland ; documents confiscated from Natan Rozenblum upon arrival at the Dossin barracks, including a real and a fake ID card ; a bible and other catholic items such as prayer cards obtained by Charles Rozenblum during his time in hiding ; copies of the baptism register containing Charles Rozenblum’s real name ; post-war documents regarding the resistance activities of Natan Rozenblum who worked for the Milices Patriotiques as well as for the Jewish Defence Committee ; medals and certificates accorded posthumously to Natan Rozenblum for his resistance activities ; multiple post-war testimonies written by Curtla Suknik, documenting the resistance work done by her husband Natan Rozenblum ; a postwar newspaper in Yiddish containing an article on Natan Rozenblum ; photos and documents of camp survivor Szyja Suknik.
Rosette Hammer. Collection

Rosette Hammer. Collection

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Rosette Hammer. Collection
Postwar Jewish life, Hiding
Conversion to christianity, Daily life, Family life, Hidden children
This collection contains: a post-war letter written by Rosette Hammer to her rescuer, sister Beate (unidentified), in Belgium, in which Rosette describes her new life in Denmark and her struggle with religious subjects ; a photo of Rosette Hammer and her siblings Leopold and Bertha Hammer, taken in 1944.
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

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Research by Nico Hamme on the Chateau de Bassines and the children hidden there. Collection
HIdden adults, Hidden children, Postwar research, Rescuers - Network
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. The files contain testimonies of the child or rescuer, correspondence between them and Nico Hamme, and in some cases photocopies of photos. This collection is only accessible at the Kazerne Dossin documentation center after a substantiated request.
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

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Research by David Inowlocki on hidden children and their rescuers in Belgium. Collection
Conversion to christianity, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Postwar research, Rescuers - Individual, Rescuers - Institute, Rescuers - Network
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 contain photocopied documents and proposals in order to request Yad Vashem to award a rescuer the title of Righteous among the Nations.
Reichman-Lipschitz family. Collection

Reichman-Lipschitz family. Collection

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Reichman-Lipschitz family. Collection
Anti-Jewish measures, Postwar Jewish life, Prewar Jewish life, Hiding
Art, Deportees, Education, Family life, France, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Jewish organisations, Migration, Military service, Religious life, Rescuers - Individual, Yellow badge
This collection contains: a pre-war class photograph of the Tachkemoni school ; pre-war wedding photos of the Reichman siblings and the Lipschitz siblings ; pre-war photos of the Reichman siblings and Lipschitz siblings with their spouses, children and friends ; a pre-war photo of Israel Lipschitz playing the violin ; wartime photos of Israel Lipschitz and his wife Rachel Mandel recta Kwadrat, including a photo of them wearing the yellow star ; a wartime photo of Jacob Marcovici, future husband of the donor, with the group of children he was hidden with ; wartime photos of Sam Lipschitz while serving as a soldier in the British army ; post-war photos of Sylvie Reichman who survived the war in hiding ; post-war photos of Fanny Reichman and her daughters in the company of their rescuer Misses Bellemans
Rachel Souritz. Collection

Rachel Souritz. Collection

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Rachel Souritz. Collection
Postwar Jewish life, Prewar Jewish life, German Occupation
Daily life, Deportees, Education, Family life, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Industry and commerce, Postwar research, Reconstruction, Repatriation, Rescuers – Individual
This collection contains: pre-war photos of the Souritz-Grabowetzki family, including photos of the deported Abraham Echiel Souritz and his children Willy and Paulette ; pre-war photos of the family of Mozes alias Max Blumberg, second husband of Jeanne Grabowetzki, widow of Abraham Echiel Souritz ; war-time photos of Rachel Souritz' son Albert Souritz, taken while the child was in hiding in Mechelen ; post-war photos of Max Blumberg and Jeanne Grabowetzki ; a wartime school report of Paulette Souritz ; documents on the deportation of Abraham Echiel, Willy and Paulette Souritz and on the repatriation of Max Blumberg.
Pensionnat des Religieuses Servantes de Marie in Erps-Kwerps. Collection

Pensionnat des Religieuses Servantes de Marie in Erps-Kwerps. Collection

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Pensionnat des Religieuses Servantes de Marie in Erps-Kwerps. Collection
Hiding
Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Rescuers – Institute
This collection consists of three photos of pupils of the Pensionnat des Religieuses Servantes de Marie in Erps-Kwerps, including several Jewish girls hidden there (among who Marie, Sara and Louise Goldberg).
Paul Bucholz. Interview

Paul Bucholz. Interview

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Paul Bucholz. Interview
Prewar Jewish life, Hiding
Forced labour, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Labour camps
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 Salomon in Silsburg in 1942 ; the separation of his youngest brother Jakob who was placed in hiding in Forest, Brussels ; his uncle Simon Bucholz fleeing to Spain ; the escape attempts of his uncle Aron Bucholz from the Dossin barracks and Transport XX.
Papierbuch-Oppenheimer family. Collection

Papierbuch-Oppenheimer family. Collection

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Papierbuch-Oppenheimer family. Collection
Deportees, Hidden adults, Hidden children
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 donations to charity ; letter confirming Nachman Papierbuch’s membership of the Free Diamond trade ; postwar certificate confirming the hiding of Ruth Oppenheimer, her son José and other family members including Félicie Gruszow at Petit-Han ; certificate signed by moving company Arthur Pierre confirming the clearing out of the Papierbuch-Oppenheimer family home in 1943.
Orenbuch-Aspich family. Collection

Orenbuch-Aspich family. Collection

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Orenbuch-Aspich family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life
Deportees, Family life, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors
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).
Oberman-Dupont family. Collection

Oberman-Dupont family. Collection

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Oberman-Dupont family. Collection
Hiding
Commemoration, Deportees, Hidden children
The collection contains documents, photos, printed press and objects including : several postwar newsletters, newspapers and a book on the Breendonk camp ; false IDs used by the donor's aunt in France and false ID and empty ID of her father Zelman Simon Oberman ; post-war work permits ; prewar Russian passports and visa applications ; letters from Sonia Wisniky in France to her son Zelman Simon Oberman in Brussels and Breendonk and to her husband Ephraim Frans Oberman in Belgium ; letters sent by Ephraim Franz Oberman, paternal grandfather of the donor, from the internment camp in Rekem, Limburg, to his son Zelman Simon Oberman and to the Belgian authorities ; prewar and postwar photos of the Oberman family and of the Breendonk fortress ; the cane of Ephraim Frans Oberman, a bullet found by Zelman Simon Oberman in May 1940, and a uniform badge.
Norbert Vos-Obstfeld. Collection

Norbert Vos-Obstfeld. Collection

Norbert Vos-Obstfeld, Private collection, Belgium ; Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
Norbert Vos-Obstfeld. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life, Hiding, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Family life, France, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Reconstruction, Refugees, Rescuers – Individual
This collection contains: the French ID card of Chuma Rajzel Galant-Holcman ; pre-war family photos of the extended Obstfeld-Fleischer and Zwaaf-Vos families, including childhood, wedding and vacation photos ; photos of the Obstfeld-Zwaaf family after fleeing to France during the war; photos of Norbert Vos and his mother Lea Zwaaf while hiding in Kortrijk with the Verhage family ; photos of Elisabeth alias Lilly Zwaaf and her husband Maurice Da Cunha living in India during the war ; post-war photos of Norbert, his mother Lea Zwaaf and his stepfather Emiel Vos ; photos of Emiel Vos’s deported family members and friends ; Abraham alias Albert Obstfeld and Lea Zwaaf’s wedding menu ; documents regarding the rescue of Norbert Vos-Obstfeld by the Verhage family ; the goodbye letter sent by Albert Obstfeld to his family while detained at the Dossin barracks in 1942 ; documents regarding the repatriation of camp survivor Emiel Vos, stepfather of Norbert Vos-Obstfeld ; the fake ID of Lea Zwaaf ; a published collection of drawings on Buchenwald by Henri Pieck ; a REX pin ; a teddy bear given to Norbert by his “hiding sister” Mona Verhage ; a documentary on Norbert Vos-Obstfeld created in 2021 by the municipality of Menen and Wereldraad Menen in colleboration with local schools ; a suit worn by Abraham Obstfeld ; the wedding suit worn by Abraham Obstfeld ; a handbag which belonged to Sara Vos ; a dagger with the inscription Meine Ehre heisst Treue
Nathan Goldman and Jenta Niechcicki. Collection

Nathan Goldman and Jenta Niechcicki. Collection

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Nathan Goldman and Jenta Niechcicki. Collection
SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), Hiding
Deportees, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
Group picture of the children attending school at the catholic institute run by the Sisters of Mercy in Heverlee, where Nathan Goldman was hidden.
Mona Verhage. Button box

Mona Verhage. Button box

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Mona Verhage. Button box
Hiding
Hidden children, Rescuers - Individual
The box contains buttons with which Jewish hidden child Norbert Vos played while in hiding in 1942-1944 at the home of the donor’s parents Raymond and Julia Verhage-Leenknecht in Kortrijk.