Language of Description: English
  1. Gantman-Fischer family. Collection

    This collection consists of: an invitation and a menu from the wedding of Adolphe Fischer and his bride Irene Fischer, pre-war shares of the Antwerp Diamond Circle, pre-war photos of the Gantman family including a photo of the graduation of Joseph Mendel alias Jos Gantman at the Koninklijk Atheneum in Antwerp, high school diplomas and documents regarding Jos Gantman’s education and his studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels), pre-war photos of the Fischer family including photos of First World War comrades of Adolphe Fischer and vacation photos taken in th...

  2. Simon Heymans. Collection

    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.

  3. Szpiro family. Collection

    This collection contains : 8 photos of Regina Szpiro and her school friend Victoire Ponjaert, taken during school outings or at a swimming pond, and 1 photo of of Regina Szpiro’s deceased mother Golda Awerbuch ; 8 letters from Regina Szpiro, her youngest sister Lea Szpiro and family member Femmy Pels (?) to Victoire Ponjaert, recounting daily life in Brussels.

  4. De Metz family. Collection

    This collection contains a pre-war photo of the complete De Metz family, a photo of middle son Henri De Metz wearing the yellow badge in 1942 and a request for food and clothes sent by the De Metz family members detained at the Dossin barracks to their son and brother Benjamin De Metz in Antwerp.

  5. Lehrer-Geldzahler family. Collection

    This collection contains : a photo of Jenny Geldzahler with her parents Kalman Lehrer and Tauba Geldzahler, and her paternal grandmother Etty Kalech ; a photo of Jenny Geldzahler at the beach.

  6. Benedikt Felsen and Regina Degen. Collection

    This collection contains seven photos : one photo of Louis Paulissen and his father Jozef Paulissen in the courtyard of their farm in As, the province of Limburg ; six photos of Benedikt Felsen and Regina Degen posing with members of the Paulissen family while staying at their farm in 1941.

  7. Jacobs-Stad family. Collection

    This collection contains : a photo of several Jacobs family members and family friend Armand Van Praag participating in the bridal party at a wedding ; a photo compilation of the deported Jacobs family members, including Mozes Theeboom, his wife Sara Jacobs and their daughter Keetje Theeboom, Samuel Jacobs, his wife Dora Efira and their son Jacques Jacobs, Joseph Jacobs and Isidore Jacobs.

  8. "Mijn leven in Frankrijk, bezet en onbezet. Dwangarbeid voor O.T." by Mozes Isaak (Maurice) Sand. Diary My life in occupied and unoccupied France. Forced labour for O.T. [Organisation Todt]

    In this diary Mozes Isaak (Maurice) Sand recounts daily life as a forced labourer in an Organisation Todt camp in France (August-October 1942), as a refugee in France (winter 1942) and as a member of the French resistance (1943-1944). The notes include detailed reports on the treatment of Jews in the French camps, Mozes Isaak Sand’s return to Belgium in 1942, his personal life and international politics.

  9. Salomon Goldschlager. Collection

    This collection contains pictures of Salomon and Menachem Goldschlager, Liliane Mandelbaum and Josef Hermann Hurtig.

  10. Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich - Massnahmen gegen Juden. Collection Ordinances of the German Military Administration in Belgium and Northern France - Measures against Jews. Collection

    This collection consists of 20 issues of the Verordnungsblatt des Militärbefehlshabers in Belgien und Nordfrankreich, containing the anti-Jewish measures ordained in Belgium, including: legislation on ritual slaughter, determining who is Jewish, the municipal registration of Jews as of the age of 15, the registration and marking of Jewish shops and restaurants with placards, the exclusions of Jews from certain professions (government, educational, press, judicial and later medical professions), the residency restrictions (curfew and relocation sites in Belgium), the creation of the Associat...

  11. Flam-Isbutsky family. Thank you card

    The card consists of an original photo of Leopold Flam, his wife Julia Isbutsky and their son Plato Flam, in a cardboard envelope, with a handwritten thank you note on the cover.

  12. Keck family. Collection

    This collection contains five photos of members of the Sinti family Keck, including portraits of Rudolf Keck and Reseda Keck, a photo of three musicians from the Keck and Elster families, and the communion of Antoinette (?) and Reseda Keck.

  13. Celnik-Miliband family. Collection

    This collection contains six photos of Celnik-Miliband family members, including portraits of Jacques Celnik, his wife Frania Miliband and a group photo of the couple with relatives.

  14. Schonberg-Ubersfeld family. Collection

    This collection contains two family photos, taken in 1922 and 1935, of Abraham Herschel Schonberg, his wife Victoria Ubersfeld and their seven children.

  15. Birencwaig-Cyngler family. Collection

    This collection contains nine pre-war photos of the Birencwaig-Cyngler family : group photos of Abe Birencwaig and Zysla Cyngler with their children, a photo of oldest daughter Esther Birencwaig with fiancee Jean Cyngler and a photo of Abe Birencwaig and his parents.

  16. Paul Marcel Italie. Collection

    This collection contains four photos of the Italie-Hausdorff family, including two portraits of oldest son Paul Marcel Italie and a photo of Paul Marcel Italie with friends.

  17. Dublon-Beerman family. Collection

    This collection contains five pictures of the Dublon-Beerman family : two photos of the sisters Lore and Eva Dublon, two group photos of the extended Dublon-Beerman family, and one photo of the Dublon-Beerman family with friends on deck of the MS St. Louis on its way to Cuba.

  18. Jablonowicz-Herszaft family. Collection

    This collection contains two photos of Frieda Herszaft, including one on which she poses with her twin sons Robert and Salomon Jablonowicz.

  19. Pensionnat des Religieuses Servantes de Marie in Erps-Kwerps. Collection Boarding School of the Religious Servants of Mary in Erps-Kwerps. Collection

    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).

  20. Kagan-Sztern family. Collection

    This collection contains seven photos, including several pictures of Tauba (Thérèse) Sztern and her children Fanny and Alain Kagan at their hiding place with the De Winter family in Tremelo.