Country: Belgium
  1. Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Front de l'Indépendance. Collection Association of Jews in Belgium. Independent Front. Collection

    This collection consists of 4,058 documents confiscated by the Front de l’Indépendance (Independent Front) at the offices of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB) – “Aide Spéciale Malines” [Special Assistance Mechelen department], after the liberation. The documents can be divided in five sections : - Correspondence of the AJB : between the leading committee and local committees, between local committees, between the AJB and German or Belgian officials, between the AJB and Suisse, German, French and Dutch organisations, etc. - Lists : e.g. employees of the AJB, Organisation Todt workers,...

  2. Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Institut Martin Buber. Collection Association of Jews in Belgium. Martin Buber Institute. Collection

    The archives of the Association of Jews in Belgium (AJB), donated to the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance by the Martin Buber Institute, contain almost 3,500 documents which cover over 40 topics, including : copies of German decrees, the statutes and procedures of the AJB, files of the general and local committees (Brussels, Antwerp, Liège and smaller cities), interventions by the AJB with the German authorities, population registration, Jewish schools and children’s homes, the Arbeitseinsatz (forced labour) for Organisation Todt (France), convocations for the SS-Sammellager Mech...

  3. Membership forms of the Vereeniging der Joden in België - Association des Juifs en Belgique. Series Membership forms of the Association of Jews in Belgium

    The collection "membership forms of the Association of Jews in Belgium" contains digitised copies of ca. 12,000 registration forms filled in by Jewish families in Belgium, which became members of this organisation as was required after the decree of 25 November 1941. Each form consists of the names of every family member living under the same roof, their dates and places of birth, their date of immigration, their faith, their profession, the family address, the number of rooms in the house and the property owner.

  4. Index cards on Jews from Belgium interned in or deported from France. Collection Fichier Drancy

    This collection consists of index cards containing information on 9,765 Jewish men, women and children who in general lived in Belgium before the Second World War and who were interned in or deported from French internment camps during the war. The group of index cards for a specific person can contain a file card drafted by the Sicherheitspolizei-Sicherheitsdienst in 1941-1944 in case of a person who fled Belgium in or after 1941 and a research request filed by a relative. Every group of index cards for a specific person contains handwritten file cards with information gathered post-war by...

  5. "Gedichte von J.S. in KLB." (Konzentrations Lager Buchenwald) - Poems of J.S. Booklet.

    Notebook with poems and pencil drawings relating the arrival and work in Camp Buchenwald. Included a page with post liberation decision to establish a press commitee in Paris headed by comrade STORAGE.

  6. Give Them a Face portrait collection. Collection

    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.

  7. "Guldenboek Antwerpsche Diamantkring 1930". Excerpt.

    Excerpt from the "Golden Book" of the Antwerp Diamant Cercle relating the Devizenschutz raid on the cercle of 18.08.1941.

  8. “Joden en vreemdelingen”.

    Dit bestand is cruciaal voor wat de reconstructie van de Jodenvervolging in de regio Antwerpen betreft. Het bevat hoofdzakelijk uitgaande en ingekomen briefwisseling van gouverneur Jan Grauls en zijn kabinet, met onder andere de verschillende gemeentebesturen in het arrondissement Antwerpen, de Feldkommandantur 675, de Feldkommandantur 520 en diverse organisaties (vb. het Rode Kruis), over onderwerpen zoals: het opstellen van de ‘vreemdelingenlijsten’ (o.a. lijsten met Joodse inwoners van diverse nationaliteiten), de uitwijzingsbevelen voor Joden, de Jodenverordeningen, de uitsluiting van J...

  9. Jodenregister van Antwerpen. Collection Jewish Register of Antwerp

    The German decree of 28 October 1940 made it compulsory for all Jews from the age of 15 to register in the Jewish register of the municipality where they officially lived. The names of younger children were added to the forms of the parents (in most cases the copy of the father). Each form has room for the following information : surname, first names, date and place of birth, profession, nationality, religion, date of arrival in Belgium, the country of migration, successive addresses, date and place of registration, and the person’s signature, but also name, date and place of birth and reli...

  10. Files of the municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek on the anti-Jewish measures. Collection

    This collection consists of six files regarding the implementation of anti-Jewish measures in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek: KD_00015_0001: Circulars addressed to the municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek regarding the creation of a Jewish Register, the addition of a stamp ‘Jood-Juif’ on the ID cards of Jewish inhabitants, the elimination of the German nationality for Jews, the wearing of the yellow badge and the Arbeitseinsatz (convocations for forced labour) in August 1942 KD_00015_0002: The Jewish Register of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, which consists of 553 forms. Each form lists the following information...

  11. "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.

  12. Index cards of the Möbelaktion (Räumung) in Antwerp. Collection

    This collection contains 2,913 index cards which refer to the Möbelaktion (Räumung), the spoliation of Jewish homes, in Antwerp. Each index card contains the address of a plundered home, the name of the Jewish resident, the date of the clearance and a file number referring to a more comprehensive file, which no longer exists today.

  13. Registre des Juifs de Belgique - Jodenregister van België. Series Jewish register of Belgium

    The German decree of 28 October 1940 made it compulsory for all Jews from the age of 15 to register in the Jewish register of the municipality where they officially lived. The names of younger children were added to the forms of the parents (in most cases the copy of the father). Each form has room for the following information : surname, first names, date and place of birth, profession, nationality, religion, date of arrival in Belgium, the country of migration, successive addresses, date and place of registration, and the person’s signature, but also name, date and place of birth and reli...

  14. Relieken - Reliques. Collection Relics

    The “Relics” collection comprises 3,065 envelopes. Each contains personal documents confiscated by the Aufnahme (camp administration) at the SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) upon arrival of a detainee at the barracks. The documents range from photographs to letters, ID cards, university diplomas, marriage certificates, etc. Each envelope refers to a single detainee or a family. Most of these detainees were eventually deported via Transport XX to XXVI. No “Relics” exist for deportees from Transports I to XIX. However, several dozen of the envelopes contain documents of detainees who ...

  15. Transportlisten. Collection SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) deportation lists

    The Transportlisten series consists of two parts : KD_00013_01 : The first part contains the carbon doubles of the original lists of all transports (Jews, Roma and Sinti) from the SS-Sammellager Mecheln (Dossin barracks) to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buchenwald, Ravensbrück, Vittel and Bergen-Belsen. Each sheet contains the names of 10 to 20 deportees on a specific transport, their place and date of birth, their profession and their nationality. In some cases the date of arrival at the Dossin barracks is mentioned in the top left corner of the page. The handwritten notes were added by the Director...

  16. 1ste afdeling.

    In dit bestand noteren we de volgende dossiers: 1996/72 b, nr. 921 “Joods-vijandige betogingen” (1941); 1996/72 b, nr. 931 “Protest tegen joden” (1941); 1996/132, nr. 992 “tandarts Jacques Coëlho (enige joodse tandarts in West- en Oost-Vlaanderen)” (1942). Mogelijk zijn ook de dossiers 1996/150, nr. 776 P “Politie der vreemdelingen 1934 tot februari 1940”; 1996/150, nr. 949 B “Politie der vreemdelingen – Bestuursmemoriaal juli 1941 tot juli 1943”; en 1996/152, nr. 1093 C “Vreemdelingenpolitie: verlenging en hernieuwing van bewijzen van inschrijving in vreemdelingenregister – verblijfsverand...

  17. 2de afdeling.

    In dit bestand noteren we enkele dossiers inzake de anti-Joodse politiek tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Nr. 2/20-9856/5 handelt over “richtlijnen betreffende vreemdelingen en Joden” (1939-1942). Dossier nr. 2/20-9553/1 bevat briefwisseling over de Jodenverordeningen, circulaires van de gouverneur (o.a. over Joodse werknemers in de provinciale, gemeentelijke en intercommunale administraties), een namenlijst van de in de provincie ingeschreven Joden, … (1941). Onder nummer 2/20-9572/1 vinden we briefwisseling en een circulaire over de nationaliteit vermeld op identiteitskaarten van Joden (19...

  18. 3de afdeling.

    In het deelbestand 1905-1925 noteren we, onder de rubriek “Afgescheiden erediensten”, het pak 5839 betreffende “algemene zaken” (1901-1922) met mogelijk relevant materiaal. Het pak nr. 5840 bevat een (sub)dossier nr. 20418 “Israëlitische eredienst” (1907-1912). In pak nr. 5841 vinden we eveneens twee (sub)dossiers in verband met de joodse eredienst in Oostende: nr. 87605 (periode 1886-1892) en nr. 10807 (1902-1904). In deelbestand 1926-1929 vinden we in pak 6434 twee relevante (sub)dossiers: nr. 20172 bevat weddestaten van o.a. de joodse geestelijken te Oostende (1907); nr. 33566 bevat even...

  19. [Section Fonds administratifs] Archives du Service du Personnel de la Ville de Bruxelles.

    In doos 1 van het deelbestand inzake het personeel tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog vinden we een dossier (nr. 2) terug over het personeel van de stad Brussel inzake het opstellen van het zgn. Jodenregister. Het gaat o.a. om stukken betreffende vacatures voor “agents temporaires”, een lijst van ca. 5000 Joden, een lijst van ambtenaren die het Jodenregister opgemaakt hebben maar ontslagen werden op 28 december 1940 (met opgave van redenen zoals “extreme traagheid”), … Vermoedelijk bevinden zich nog voor deze gids relevante dossiers in het bestand, gezien de inventarisatie op moment van schrijv...

  20. [Section Fonds administratifs] Assistance publique et affaires sociales.

    In dit bestand bevinden zich enkele nummers die betrekking hebben op de prix Aron-Samdam (uitgereikt sinds 1929) en de verdeling van de opbrengsten van de legaten door de stad Brussel. Het gaat om stukken in verband met het beheer van de legaten van Lucien en Marianne Aron-Samdam, en de selectie van kandidaten en begunstigden. Nr. 163 bevat de grootboeken (1961-1986), die o.a. de datum, naam van de begunstigde, en de grootte van het geschonken bedrag vermelden. Onder nr. 164 vinden we de inschrijvingsformulieren (voor 1975-1988), waarin o.a. naam, voornaam, adres, geboortedatum, … worden op...