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
Witness statements in the post-war case of Meschulim Bleiberg against German informers. Collection

Witness statements in the post-war case of Meschulim Bleiberg against German informers. Collection

Auditorat général belge - Belgisch Auditoraat-Generaal (Belgian Attorney General)
Witness statements in the post-war case of Meschulim Bleiberg against German informers. Collection
Arrests, Collaboration, Denunciations, Holocaust survivors, Trials
Only accessible at Kazerne Dossin documentation centre - Six photocopied documents containing witness statements concerning the complaint filed by Meschulim (Max) Bleiberg against the Belgian informers who denounced him to the Feldgendarmerie in Zottegem for not wearing the yellow star.
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.
Steiner-Kunstler family. Collection

Steiner-Kunstler family. Collection

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Steiner-Kunstler family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life
Art, Daily life, Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Industry and commerce, Migration, Mixed marriages
This collection contains 13 photos of the Steiner-Kunstler family, including a picture taken during a vacation at the beach, a wedding photo of Kornelia (Nelly) Steiner, a photo of the employees of a carpenter's workshop in Hungary, a photo of the Hungarian violinist "Tibi", and several studio portraits of the Steiner children and grandchildren.
Springer-Chasman family. Collection

Springer-Chasman family. Collection

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Springer-Chasman family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, Anti-Jewish measures, Deportations, Hiding, Resistance, Postwar Jewish life
Armed resistance, Commemoration, Concentration camps, Deportees, Hidden adults, Holocaust survivors, Labour camps, Postwar research, Repatriation, Sondertransporte, Yellow badge
This collection contains: several pre-war Ketubah from the Springer-Chasman extended family ; immigration documents for the Chasman family ; documents regarding parcels sent by Adela Chasman to her future husband Jacques Springer, detained in Auschwitz ; a telegram sent by Nathan (Nico) Engelsman asking when Jacques Springer will join him in Sweden ; post-war documents regarding the health of Jacques Springer, regarding his recognition as a resistance fighter and regarding his war pension ; post-war documents regarding the death of Adela Chasman's sister Helena Chasman ; post-war documents and newspaper clippings regarding Jacques Springer's search for his brother Isidore Springer alias Van Vliet ; copies of municipal deeds such as marriage and birth certificates ; the manuscript "Holocaust and Resistance by the Jews in Belgium" by Maxime Steinberg ; a written testimony by Jacques Springer ; a time line of the Springer family history ; announcements, clippings and chapters relevant for the Springer family history ; pre-war and post-war photos of members of the extended Springer-Chasman family ; a photo of Adela Chasman wearing the yellow star ; photos of Isidore Springer's grave and the monument created in his honor in Israel.
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.
Simon Heymans. Collection

Simon Heymans. Collection

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Simon Heymans. Collection
Holocaust survivors, Liberated prisoners, Mixed marriages
This collection contains : a photo of Simon Heymans, two letters sent by Simon Heymans while imprisoned at Saint-Gilles, Brussels, to his wife and daughter in Tilburg, including lists of goods he wanted to receive and information on the procedure to visit him ; a postcard sent by Simon Heymans while detained at the Dossin barracks to his wife, misses Heymans-Bollekamp, and their daughter.
Sephiha-Eskenazi family. Collection

Sephiha-Eskenazi family. Collection

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Sephiha-Eskenazi family. Collection
Art, Concentration camps, Holocaust survivors, Repatriation, Sondertransporte
Testimony of Germaine Sephiha on the role played by the Turkish government and the Turkish consul regarding the persecution of the Jews in Belgium, and on the exchange of Turkish detainees at Ravensbrück for German prisoners of war ; two booklets containing wartime and postwar song lyrics and poems related to the Second World War and life in concentration camps ; two postwar Turkish passports of Esther Eskenazi ; the marriage booklet of Nessim David Sephiha and Esther Eskenazi, signed in Levallois-Perret in 1914 ; two postwar political prisoner IDs of Esther Eskenazi ; sheet music of the song "Allez-vous en !..." ; wartime letters sent by Georges Haim, friend of the Sephiha family to mister De Bodt at the Turkish consulate in Brussels, requesting an intervention at the Dossin barracks on behalf of the Sephiha family ; wartime and postwar administrative documents of the Sephiha family.
Schonberg-Ubersfeld family. Collection

Schonberg-Ubersfeld family. Collection

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Schonberg-Ubersfeld family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life
Daily life, Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors
This collection contains two family photos, taken in 1922 and 1935, of Abraham Herschel Schonberg, his wife Victoria Ubersfeld and their seven children.
Sauveur Eskenazi. Interview

Sauveur Eskenazi. Interview

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Sauveur Eskenazi. Interview
Prewar Jewish life, Deportations, Liberation, Postwar Jewish life
Arrests, Concentration camps, Deportees, Family life, Forced labour, France, Holocaust survivors, Labour camps, Reconstruction, Repatriation, Transit camps
In this interview Sauveur Eskenazi talks about: his youth in Marseille, France ; his family's arrest and their internment in the camps Royallieu near Compiègne and Drancy near Paris ; their deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau ; his life as a forced labourer in Auschwitz, Warsaw and Dachau ; his liberation in Plzeň (Pilsen) by the Soviet army and his repatriation to France ; his post-war family life in Belgium.
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].
Precious prints. Collection

Precious prints. Collection

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Precious prints. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), German Occupation, Anti-Jewish measures, Resistance, Liberation, Deportations, Extermination, Hiding, Antisemitism
Antisemitism, Armed resistance, Art, Commemoration, Concentration camps, Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Jewish organisations, Nazi apparatus, Perpetrators, Political prisoners, Politics, Propaganda, Religious life, Trials
This collection contains precious prints such as pamphlets, posters, books and other types of publications published before 1950. The topics include pre-war Jewish life, anti-Semitism, ideologies of various political movements, biographies of camp survivors, commemoration of resistance movements, German organisations such as the SS, post-war trials and war crimes. The publications do not only focus on Belgium, but also include publications from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Czechoslovakia and the United States.
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).
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.
Manelewitsh-Zarwanitzer family. Collection

Manelewitsh-Zarwanitzer family. Collection

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MANELEWITSH, Nuta. Collection.
Escape, Holocaust survivors, Liberated prisoners
Marriage booklet ("Familienstammbuch") of Nuta Manelewitsh and Chana Zarwanitzer ; German passport ("Fremdenpass") of Chana Zarwanitzer ; three prisoner ID plaques, worn by the detainees at the Dossin barracks, for transport XXII A and XXVII ; two certificates of release from the Dossin barracks for Nuta Manelewitsh and Chana Zarnawitzer, signed on 5 September 1944 ; postwar political prisoner beneficiary ID for Nochem (Norbert) Manelewitsh ; postwar membership card of the Association of former prisoners of the Dossin barracks (L'Association des Anciens Détenus de la Caserne Dossin de Malines) for Nuta Manelewitsh ; Bulletin Union générale des Israelites de France (02-06-1942).
Lili Nahmias. Collection

Lili Nahmias. Collection

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Lili Nahmias. Collection
Deportations, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps, Transports
This collection contains one letter written by Lili Nahmias while detained at the Dossin barracks in May 1944 and sent to her parents at the Jewish elderly home Scheut in Anderlecht ; one note written by Lili Nahmias and thrown out of deportation transport XXV en route to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Landau-Blitzer family. Collection

Landau-Blitzer family. Collection

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Landau-Blitzer family. Collection
Hiding, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), Prewar Jewish life
Arrests, Concentration camps, Deportees, Economic measures, Family life, Forced labour, Hidden adults, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Rescuers – Institute
This collection contains an audio testimony of Anna Grunfeld-Landau ; a postcard sent by Anna's brother David Landau from the Monowitz camp to their parents in Belgium in 1944 ; two pre-war work permits of Jacob Landau ; two documents certifying the internment of Jacob Landau and Lea Blitzer at the Dossin barracks ; two magazine articles on hidden children and hiding in Lasne, Belgium ; seven pre-war photos of the Landau siblings, including a class photo taken at the Jesode Hatora school ; a war-time photo of Anna Landau at the Lasne children's home ; a post-war photo of Anna Landau.
Klein-Silberstein family. Collection

Klein-Silberstein family. Collection

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Klein-Silberstein family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life
Daily life, Deportees, France, Hidden children, Holocaust survivors, Migration, Reconstruction, Refugees
This collection contains twelve photos, among which a wedding photo of Josef Klein and Lotte Silberstein, photos of Silberstein and Kantorowicz family members including one under the Eiffel tower, photos of the Klein sisters including one taken at the monastery in Sugny where they were hidden and a post-war photo of the Klein sisters taken upon arrival in Canada.
Kesselman-Stern family. Collection

Kesselman-Stern family. Collection

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Kesselman-Stern family. Collection
German Occupation, Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life
Daily life, Deportees, Family life, Holocaust survivors
This collection contains photos and documents including pre-war pictures of Abraham Kesselman’s first wife Liba Teitelbaum, pre-war photos of Liba’s (unidentified) relatives and friends, pre-war photos of the Stern sisters, pre-war photos of Cipa Laja (Lea) Sztern’s children Henri and Diane Rozen, post-war photos of Eva Stern and Abraham Kesselman, Rachel Stern’s pre-war subscriptions and post-war British registration card, post-war cards from Harry Ekstein to his cousins Rachel and Sara Stern, the judicial document denying Abraham Kesselman the title of political prisoner, an RSVP to Sara Stern’s marriage, a leaflet regarding dual nationality, a handwritten card from Henri Rozen from 1940, a telegram from Cipa Laja (Lea) Sztern to her sisters in London from 1941, a post-war declaration regarding the position of Abraham Kesselman with the Antwerpsch Comité ter Verdediging van de Joodsche Belangen [Antwerp Committee for the Defence of Jewish Assets].
Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

FelixArchief, Antwerp
KD_00350_77_SIGAL Lise.tif
Deportations, Extermination
Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
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.
  • Sigal, Lise
    Birthdate: 1904-12-27
Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00350_77_FABISIEWICZ Binem.tif
Deportations, Extermination
Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
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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  • FABISIEWICZ, Binem
    Birthdate: 12/1/1920
  • Fabisiewicz, Binem
    Birthdate: 1920-01-12
Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00350_77_ALT Marguerite.tif
Deportations, Extermination
Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
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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  • ALT, Marguerite
    Birthdate: 6/12/1921
  • ALT, Marguerite
    Birthdate: 1921-12-06
Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00350_76_ZAHLER Moritz.tif
Deportations, Extermination
Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
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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  • ZAHLER, Moritz
    Birthdate: 11/12/1896
  • ZAHLER, Moritz
    Birthdate: 1896-12-11
Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00350_76_STAINFELD Elie.tif
Deportations, Extermination
Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
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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  • STAINFELD, Elie
    Birthdate: 11/5/1907
  • STAINFELD, Elie
    Birthdate: 1907-05-11
Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

Give Them a Face (France) portrait collection

State Archives, Brussels - digitised by Kazerne Dossin
KD_00350_76_KRYGIER Siegbert.tif
Deportations, Extermination
Deportees, France, Holocaust survivors, Transit camps
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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  • KRYGIER, Siegbert
    Birthdate: 29/05/1921
  • Krygier, Siegbet
    Birthdate: 1921-05-29