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.
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.
Isaak Singer and Rosalie Rosenzweig. Collection

Isaak Singer and Rosalie Rosenzweig. Collection

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SINGER, Isaak. Collection.
Europe, Expulsion to Limburg, Identification measures, Migration
Collection of documents regarding visa and migration (in Polish), birth certificates, a wedding announcement, documents regarding Isaak Singer's work (in Berlin), insurances, confirmation of the Palestinian office regarding the candidacy for migration to Palestine, Belgian foreigners IDs, German passports, support letter from the Belgian municipality in Hoeselt (Limburg).
Mordka Najman. Collection

Mordka Najman. Collection

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Mordka Najman. Collection
Deportees, Migration
This collection contains a pre-war Polish passport of Mordja Najman and his Belgian war-time ID, issued by the municipality of Charleroi.
Marion Finkels-Kreith. Collection

Marion Finkels-Kreith. Collection

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Marion Finkels-Kreith. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, German Occupation, Postwar Jewish life
antisemitism, arrests, daily life, education, escape, France, Human trafficking, Migration, Refugees, Transit camps
This collection consists of: the little suitcase Marion carried her books in when going to Jewish school in Hamburg ; three pages from Marion's photo album from Cuba ; five war-time photos of Marion Finkels in Havana, Cuba ; two excerpts from Marion's diary ; an interview with Judy Kreith regarding the story of her mother Marion Finkels-Kreith ; a post-war photo of Marion and the suitcase she took with her to Cuba ; a post-war photo of Judy Kreith with Michel Fischler, son of Marion's friend from Cuba Bram Fischler ; "The Quiz Box", a story written by Marion Finkels post-war regarding her life in Belgium in 1938-1941.
Lewkowicz family. Collection

Lewkowicz family. Collection

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Lewkowicz family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, Anti-Jewish measures
Daily life, Deportees, Family life, Identification measures, Migration
This collection contains: the IDs of siblings Jakob Lewkowicz and Perla Lewkowicz; six photos of the Lewkowicz family including photos of the Lewkowicz family at the time of their migration to Belgium, photos of youngest daughter Rosine Regine Lewkowicz and photos of the Lewkowicz children with friends.
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.
Immigration files of Jews, Roma and Sinti, compiled by the Belgian Public Safety Office and its successor, the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers). Collection

Immigration files of Jews, Roma and Sinti, compiled by the Belgian Public Safety Office and its successor, the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers). Collection

National Archives of Belgium – Digitised by Kazerne Dossin, Mechelen
Immigration files of Jews, Roma and Sinti, compiled by the Belgian Public Safety Office and its successor, the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers). Collection
German Occupation, Postwar Jewish life, Prewar Jewish life
Administration, Belgium, Identification measures, Migration, Refugees
This collection contains a selection of files compiled by the Belgian Aliens Police (Vreemdelingenpolitie - Police des Étrangers), relevant for research on the Holocaust in Belgium : the files of Jews, Roma and Sinti deported from the Dossin barracks, the files of Jews living in Belgium and deported from France, the files of Jewish armed resistance fighters, the files of Jewish members of hiding networks, the files of Jews detained at the Breendonk camp for political prisoners, and the files of Jews liberated at or released from the Dossin barracks.
The information on the cover of each file refers to persons related to the foreigner : children, business associates, family members who lived in or passed through Belgium… The content of the files can be very diverse. In general, every file contains a questionnaire filled out by the foreigner upon arrival in Belgium, address changes, birth certificates, marriage certificates and death certificates (in case an immigrant passed away in Belgium). For many refugees from Nazi-Germany, the file also contains a political refugee questionnaire. In files created after 1914 photos are often inserted. In case a person was politically active and/or came in to contact with the police, the file might also contain police reports and correspondence with the police force at the last place of residence abroad.
When a foreigner in Belgium married, the files of both partners were merged. When a child turned 15, his file was separated from that of his parents. A file was closed once all persons represented in the file were deceased, obtained Belgian nationality or had left the country.

The search engine will produce relevant immigration files when searching for a name. The collection cannot be searched as a whole.
Haber-Margulier family. Collection

Haber-Margulier family. Collection

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Haber-Margulier family. Collection
German Occupation
Art, Daily life, France, Migration, Military service, Refugees, Religious life
The photos in this collection depict the following : Israel (Isy) Haber's Bar Mitzvah ; the Haber-Margulier family as refugees in Nice, 1942 ; Zallel Haber in his army uniform as a soldier during World War I ; Sender Haber, cousin of Zallel Haber, as a liaison officer during World War I ; pre-war photos of Israel (Isy) and Dora (Dolly) Haber ; Dora (Dolly) Haber as a dancer ; the Haber and Margulier grandparents.
The collection also contains two fragile precious prints that were not digitized, but which are accessible at the Kazerne Dossin documentation centre : "Auto-Emanzipation" (preface by Ahad Ha Am, Zionist brochure) and "La marque de l'homme" (by Claude Morgan).
Gorren-Gelernter family. Collection

Gorren-Gelernter family. Collection

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Gorren-Gelernter family. Collection
Prewar Jewish life, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks)
Arrests, Daily life, Education, Liberated prisoners, Migration, Mixed marriages, Transit camps
The collection contains: four pre-war photos of Hinda (Henriette) Gelernter including a picture taken at the Université Libre de Bruxelles or ULB (Free University of Brussels) where she studied; a page from Hinda (Henriette) Gelernter's admission papers for the University of Warsaw; a student admission card for the bacteriology course at the faculty of medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles or ULB (Free University of Brussels); a letter with instructions sent by Jean Gorren to his wife Hinda (Henriette) Gelernter while she was detained at the Dossin barracks; copies of Jean Gorren’s letter to the secretary of Queen Elisabeth and of their reply; a release slip for Hinda (Henriette) Gelernter signed by the camp commander of the Dossin barracks.