Holding Institution: Kazerne Dossin: Mémorial, Musée et Centre de Documentation sur l’Holocauste et les Droits de l’Homme / Kazerne Dossin: Memoriaal, Museum en Documentatiecentrum over Holocaust en Mensenrechten
  1. Special prints. Collection.

    • Propaganda, underground press etc…) digitized and preserved by Kazerne Dossin.

    Digitized printed materials such as pamphlets, posters, books, underground press, etc. from the Kazerne Dossin collections and library, and private collections on Belgium and Holocaust related items. Pre 1945 publications often document escalating anti-semitism. Publications from 1945-1950 show a.o. the first biographies of survivors.

  2. Photos catalogued and digitized by Kazerne Dossin. Collection.

    Collection of catalogued original and digitized photographs from public and private collections, documenting Jewish life and famiy life, persecuted and/or victims etc. The collections comprise both originals entrusted to Kazerne Dossin and digitized photographs from public and private collections.

  3. Newspapers and periodics. Original specimen or series of newspapers and periodics related to Jewry, anti-semitism, Holocaust, etc. published during interbellum and World War II. Collection.

    Specimen and series of newspapers, periodics and loose cuttings published before, during and after the Second World War. The collection consists of originals and copied versions and covers a wide range of subjects: anti-Semitism, the persecution of Jews and Gypsies, genocide, negationism, etc.

  4. "Reliques/Relieken". Series.

    The collection of relics comprises 3,048 envelopes containing personal documents confiscated by the SS camp administration upon the deportees’ arrival at the barracks. The documents range from photographs to letters, ID cards, diplomas, marriage certificates, etc. belonging primarily to 4,250 individuals and families deported via Transport XX until XXVI.

  5. "Association des Juifs en Belgique" (AJB - Jewish Council). Institut Martin Buber. Archives.

    Archive of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB) entrusted by the Belgian Israelic Consistory and the Martin Buber Institute to Kazerne Dossin. The original AJB archives relate to German decrees, but also contain lists of employees, general correspondence, financial information, registration of Jewish families, distribution of yellow stars, delivery of food parcels to the SS-Sammellager Mecheln, management of the Jewish orphanages and schools under nazi control, memberships, mediations for arrested Jews, comptability, lists of employees, reports, correspondences on forced labour issues, ...

  6. "Association des Juifs en Belgique" (AJB - Jewish Council). Front de l'Indépendance (FI). Archives.

    Archives of the Association of Jews in Belgium : correspondences, various lists (employees of the Association, Organisation Todt workers, persons summoned to Mechelen, packages to Kazerne Dossin, exchange of letters), documents belonging to the Education department, Mediation department, the department Assistance to Mechelen, Benevolence department, Emigration department and other departments.

  7. "Räumung". File cards regarding the clearance of Jewish houses in Antwerp. Series.

    Index cards referring to the spoliation files of Jewish houses in Antwerp. Each index card mentions the name, adress, date of spoliation, and file number. The cards are a finding aid to the actual extended files, which are missing since the war.

  8. "Jodenregister van Sint-Jans-Molenbeek - Registre des Juifs de Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (Brussels)". Registration of Jews and selection of documents from municipal archives related to the registration.

    KD15_1. Circular letters concerning the registration (19 scans). KD15_2. Jewish Register. 554 scans of forms mentioning : surname, first names, date and place of birth, profession, nationality, religion and also name, date and place of birth and religion of the spouse, the parents, the grandparents and the children, date of arrival in Belgium, the country of immigration, address, date and place of registration, and the person’s signature. KD15_3. Alphabetical typed survey of registered Jews: names, place and date of birth, profession, adress (10 scans). KD15_4. Handwritten list of registere...

  9. Johannes Blum collection of video-interviews and digitized documentation.

    Collection of 1,155 video interviews of survivors, resistance fighters, anti fascists and hidden children in Belgium and North France by Johannes Blum. Most interviews generated a file of mostly copied documents: letters, postcards, pictures, ID documents, articles, etc. This documentation is partly digitized (33,000 images on 25-11-2014).

  10. Give them a face. Collection of portraits of deportees from Kazerne Dossin.

    21,000 digitized and identified portraits of Belgian related Jews and Gypsies deported from Kazerne Dossin or France.

  11. WEISZ, Josef. Collection.

    Documents concerning volunteer of the Czeck army in Brittain Josef WEISZ (permission to leave, telegrams, postcards…) and diary of SZTAJNBERG, Betty, fugitif from Antwerp, who he married in England. The diary relates the escape to England with her mother and sister, her work and marriage and return to Antwerp. WEISZ, Abraham WAJNSTOCK-WEISZ, Darcia RABSTEIN

  12. Fake one dollarbill with anti-Jewish propaganda.

    Fake dollar bill with anti-Jewish messages (Jewish symbols figure on the dollar bill so this war is Jewish, money does not smell, but Jews do…).

  13. BEER, Regina. Collection.

    Four boxes filled with postwar presscuts and correspondences with schools in thematic folders (revisionism, neo-nazism, Auschwitz, anti-fascism, Ravensbruck, …). Folder with de-Nazification documents from camp Recklinghausen: KD_192_1: Letter by Kriminal-Oberassistenten KLOS, Rudolf, on service in Auschwitz, informing ALEF, Burgermeister of Bad Godesberg, on his retaliating actions against Polish and Jewish resistances in the Auschwitz region and the dealing with Transports of Jews from Belgium, France and Holland ("… gründlich aufgeraümt"). Picture of the corpse of REMBIESY, Emil, Polish "...

  14. CALEWAERT, Gilberte. Poetry album.

    Drawings and textes dedicated by her friends to Gilberte Calewaert. Fragment of diary by Gilberte on the flight for the German army in 1940.

  15. DE CLERCQ, Lydia. Report of her captivity in Antwerp, Ravensbruck, Furstenberg, Schonefeld, Schlieben, Buchenwald and death marches.

    Report of captivity in Antwerp, Ravensbruck, Furstenberg, Schonefeld, Schlieben, Buchenwald, death marches and evasion. "Relation succincte de mon séjour dans les bagnes allemands."

  16. NEHEIMER, (family). Copy of offprint.

    Digitized copy of a book concerning the rersearch in archives in Mons, Brussels and Germany on the fate of the NEHEIMER family, originated from Elspe in Germany, and relating it to copies of some retraced documents. Some of the family members survived in hiding in Brussels. NEHEIMER, Toni KAPPEL, Sally KAPPEL, Yvon KAPPEL, Edith

  17. WOLKAS, Leon. Collection.

    Copy of certificate of birth of WOLKAS, Leon; presscut announcing his death in deportation; his portrait amongst a series of portraits of political prisoners of Jemappes.