Henri Dewindt. Collection

Henri Dewindt. Collection

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Originele bestandsnaam
Henri Dewindt. Collection
Categorieën
Resistance
Trefwoorden
Armed resistance, Art, Commemoration, Political prisoners
Beschrijving
This collection consists of: a post-war photo of resistance fighter and political prisoner Henri Dewindt, 15 medals received by Henri Dewindt post-war, three political prisoner bracelets worn by Henri Dewindt during post-war manifestations, a gold pin created by Dominique Labordery for the association of former political prisoners in Mechelen, a photo of the combined pins, and a newspaper clipping from Het Laatste Nieuws regarding a New Year’s reception for former political prisoners in 1987.
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  • Violin of Maurice Flam. Item

    Violin of Maurice Flam. Item

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    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Violin of Maurice Flam. Item
    Trefwoorden
    Art, Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Political prisoners
    Beschrijving
    This item is a violin used by an unidentified prisoner to play for the guards at the Dora concentration camp and taken to Belgium by camp survivor Maurice Flam in 1945.
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  • Jozua Deutsch. Collection

    Jozua Deutsch. Collection

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    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Jozua Deutsch. Collection
    Categorieën
    Postwar Jewish life, Resistance
    Trefwoorden
    Armed resistance, Identification measures, Jewish organisations, Liberated prisoners, Political prisoners
    Beschrijving
    This collection contains: a proof of employment from 1942 issued by the Association of Jews in Belgium to Jozua Deutsch, who was working for the Hilfe für Zurückgebliebenen ; two diplomas issued to Jozua Deutsch by the Belgian authorities after the war, according him the Cross for Political Prisoners 1940-1945 and the Commemorative Medal 1940-1945 with two crossed sabers ; two post-war membership cards of the Amicale Armée Secrète – Sureté (AMISAS), the association of former members of the Secret Army resistance network ; a post-war membership card of the Fraternelle de l'Armée Secrète or Brotherhood of the Secret Army, an association of former members of the Secret Army resistance network ; Jozua Deutsch’s post-war membership card of the Vereeniging van Joodsche Politieke Gevangenen [Association of Jewish Political Prisoners] ; a political prisoner card issued to Jozua Deutsch by the Belgian Ministry of Reconstruction after the war ; a war service record card issued by the Kingdom of Belgium to Jozua Deutsch after the war.
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  • Handkerchief of Sarah Goldberg. Item

    Handkerchief of Sarah Goldberg. Item

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    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Handkerchief of Sarah Goldberg. Item
    Categorieën
    Liberation
    Trefwoorden
    Commemoration, Concentration camps, Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Political prisoners, Reconstruction
    Beschrijving
    This silk handkerchief shows the following embroidery: a forearm with the number 51825 and small triangle, the words "Auschwitz! Buchenwald! Belsen! N'oublions jamais…" and a red decorative border. On the back, in pencil, the words "Un jour à Laurenskirche" appear.
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  • Finkielsztejn-Finkielsztejn family. Collection

    Finkielsztejn-Finkielsztejn family. Collection

    Rechtenhouder
    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
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    Finkielsztejn-Finkielsztejn family. Collection
    Categorieën
    Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life, Resistance
    Trefwoorden
    Armed resistance, Art, Commemoration, Deportees, Education, Holocaust survivors, Jewish organisations, Political prisoners, Reconstruction, Repatriation
    Beschrijving
    This collection contains: pre-war photos of Lajzer Finkielsztejn, his brother Mayer and their friends as members of the socialist Zionist youth movement Dror ; post-war photos of Lajzer Finkielsztejn’s comrades from the Partisans Armés, the Belgian Army of Partisans ; post-war photos of Lajzer Finkielsztejn at medal ceremonies and commemorations ; Lajzer Finkielsztejn’s membership card of the Belgian Army of Partisans, his Carte des états de services de guerre du combatant, 1940-1945, and his political prisoner’s ID.
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  • Interviews by Johannes Blum. Collection

    Interviews by Johannes Blum. Collection

    Rechtenhouder
    Johannes Blum
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Interviews by Johannes Blum. Collection
    Categorieën
    Postwar Jewish life, Resistance, Hiding, Deportations, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), German Occupation, Prewar Jewish life
    Trefwoorden
    Armed resistance, Civil resistance, Commemoration, Deportees, Hidden adults, Hidden cihldren, Holocaust survivors, Liberated prisoners, Political prisoners, Postwar research, Refugees
    Beschrijving
    This collection consists of over 1,100 testimonies (over 1,200 recordings) conducted by Johannes Blum, researcher and interviewer at Les Compagnons de la Mémoire. Among those interviewed are Jewish camp survivors, Jewish and non-Jewish resistance fighters, political prisoners, hidden children, hidden adults, hostages, refugees, survivors of the Rwandan genocide, Spanish Civil War volunteers, anti-fascists and children of members of these groups of witnesses. Most of the witnesses lived in Belgium during and post-war. Johannes Blum also compiled a research file for every testimony. These files contain copies of documents, newspaper clippings, photos of the witness, (scans of) historical photos, written testimonies, publications and obituaries.
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  • Aronsfrau-Hollander family. Collection

    Aronsfrau-Hollander family. Collection

    Rechtenhouder
    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Aronsfrau-Hollander family. Collection
    Categorieën
    Prewar Jewish life, Postwar Jewish life, Deportations, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), Resistance
    Trefwoorden
    Daily life, Deportees, Escape, Family life, Hidden adults, Liberated prisonerrs, Military service, Political prisoners, Reconstruction, Rescuers – Individual, Spoliation
    Beschrijving
    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.
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  • Looft (Louft) family. Collection

    Looft (Louft) family. Collection

    Rechtenhouder
    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Looft (Louft) family. Collection
    Categorieën
    Extermination, German Occupation, Postwar Jewish life, Prewar Jewish life, Hiding
    Trefwoorden
    Allied forces, Commemoration, Daily life, Deportees, Education, Family life, Hidden children, Human trafficking, Military service, Mixed marriages, Perpetrators, Political prisoners, Trials
    Beschrijving
    This collection contains pre-war passport photos from Looft (Louft) family members, including Marcus Looft, his brother Mozes Louft, his sister Betsy Louft and their mother Braine Bolda; pre-war holiday photos; a pre-war school picture including Marcus Looft; wedding photos of Marcus’s best friend Maurice (unidentified); a wedding photo of Betsy Louft and Maurice Poznanski; post-war family pictures of Marcus Looft with his wife Constance Van Beek and their daughter Liliane; post-war family photos of hidden child Mina Poznanski (alias Louft, adopted Bols); a photo of Mozes Louft’s tombstone; a newspaper article about the trial against Breendonk camp commander Philipp Schmitt, mentioning the murder of Mozes Louft (Luft) at the camp.
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  • Precious prints. Collection

    Precious prints. Collection

    Rechtenhouder
    Contact Kazerne Dossin Documentation Centre: archives@kazernedossin.eu
    Originele bestandsnaam
    Precious prints. Collection
    Categorieën
    Prewar Jewish life, SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks), German Occupation, Anti-Jewish measures, Resistance, Liberation, Deportations, Extermination, Hiding, Antisemitism
    Trefwoorden
    Antisemitism, Armed resistance, Art, Commemoration, Concentration camps, Deportees, Holocaust survivors, Jewish organisations, Nazi apparatus, Perpetrators, Political prisoners, Politics, Propaganda, Religious life, Trials
    Beschrijving
    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.
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