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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : cardboard : ink : beige, black, green, red ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : cardboard : ink : beige, black, green, red ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 30, 1941
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Polish
Notes
Plain postcard with address handwritten in black ink on one side and text in green and black ink on the other. It has been stamped with six circular postmarks (five black and one red); one of the postmarks is from Warsaw and the red one has the Nazi Reichsadler. There is also a square purple postage stamp from the General Governement. The handwritten text on the back is mostly in green ink with an addendum in black ink at the bottom. Narrative: The postcard was sent from the Warsaw Ghetto to Riwka Abramowicz who had escaped from Warsaw and was living in Moscow. The writers were a family member and a friend.
Accession No.
1990.14.01
Name Access
Abramowicz, Tobias
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Postcard : paper : printed, handwritten : ink : black, white, blue ; Ht: 5,75 in. x W: 4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Postcard : paper : printed, handwritten : ink : black, white, blue ; Ht: 5,75 in. x W: 4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1946
Creator
0
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
French
Hebrew
Polish
German
Russian
Notes
b&w, white border. Postcard commemorating the first anniversary of the liberation of Mauthausen concentration camp by the Americans. The front shows a black and white drawing of an American flag being raised by soldiers. A man in a prisoner's uniform waves while he walks by a fat Nazi soldier tangled in a barbed wire fence. A large American flag dominates the scene. The reverse has a caption in six languages, and bears a stylized postage stamp featuring the camp gates. The sender's message is written in blue ink. Narrative: Donor, Mr. Wehrman, was liberated from Mauthausen concentration camp (Austria) on May 5, 1945.
Accession No.
2000.05.03
Places
Mauthausen, Ebensee, Austria (Europe)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : cardboard : Ink : beige, blue, black ; Ht: 4,25 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : cardboard : Ink : beige, blue, black ; Ht: 4,25 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
June 3, 1944
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
Plain postcard sent by Sandor Zafir to his brother upon his arrival in Auschwitz. There is no stamp. A rubber stamp restricts answers to postcards of 30 words or less, in German, and adds that it was delivered by the Association of Hungarian Jews in Budapest. Narrative: Sandor Zafir was deported from the ghetto of Satu Mare to Auschwitz; he arrived on 1944-06-03. The postcard was written by a clerk in German on the day Sandor Zafir arrived at the camp; Mr. Zafir was asked to address and sign it. Sandor's brother, the recipient ofthis postcard, was in a Hungarian labour camp at the time the postcard was sent. The text is designed to reassure the family that all is well. The differences in handwriting are clearly visible; furthermore, the Zafir family did not speak German at home and so Sandor would not have written to his brother in German.
Accession No.
2002.06.11
Name Access
Zafir, Alexander (Sandor)
Places
Auschwitz, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Postcard : Cardstock : Printed : Ink : Black, grey, white ; Ht: 10 cm x W: 14 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Postcard : Cardstock : Printed : Ink : Black, grey, white ; Ht: 10 cm x W: 14 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Polish
Notes
Postcard format card with printed image, space for stamp and address on back commemorative postcard with four panels. No message or adressee. Postcard contains photos of Polish clergyman Father Maksymilian Kolbe, his death certificate, filled out and stamped with the Reichsadler; an oil portait of Father Kolbe in a prisoner's uniform, wearing wooden shoes and cap in hand; and a close-up of his identification triangle and number.
Accession No.
2001.55.69
Name Access
Jewish Public Library
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : cardstock : printing works : beige, black, blue, white, multi-colored ; Ht: 3 1/2 in. x W: 5 1/2 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : cardstock : printing works : beige, black, blue, white, multi-colored ; Ht: 3 1/2 in. x W: 5 1/2 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
August 22, 1913
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Hebrew
Notes
Hand-coloured photograph printed on postcard paper. Painted scene of white house with large trees on waterfront of Tayenga lake.
Accession No.
1988.01.53
Name Access
Sourkes , Shana
Places
Spring Valley, United States of America, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Grey ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 5,04 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Grey ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 5,04 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
September 21, 1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Polish
Notes
1 page, double-sided.Document is a postcard sent to Maurice Wolfowiez by the Jewish Committee of Jedrzejow. It contains news of his family; only his brother Hershel, born in 1912, survived. His parents and other siblings were deported to Treblinka in 1942. There were no survivors from their transport. Narrative: Maurice Wolfowiez (Wolfowicz, Deloup) was born in J?drzejów, Poland in 1906. He was working as a designer for a tailor in France when war broke out, and he joined the French Resistance. He survived with his wife and two children, but his parents and six of his seven siblings were all deported to Treblinka and murdered. He immigrated to Canada in April 1976.
Accession No.
1998.13.11
Name Access
Deloup, Maurice
Places
J?drzejów , Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 10,7 cm x W: 14,6 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 10,7 cm x W: 14,6 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
June 6, 1941
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Polish
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Document is a postcard written sent from M. Wolfowiez in J?drzejów, Poland to M. Durand in Paris, France. The edge of a circular ink stamp can be seen at corner missing a section. Narrative: Maurice Wolfowiez (Wolfowicz, Deloup) was born in J?drzejów, Poland in 1906. He was working as a designer for a tailor in France when war broke out, and he joined the French Resistance. He survived with his wife and two children, but his parents and six of his seven siblings were all deported to Treblinka and murdered. He immigrated to Canada in April 1976.
Accession No.
1998.13.13
Name Access
Deloup, Maurice
Places
J?drzejów, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : paper : Printed, handwritten : Ink : beige, green, red ; Ht: 3 1/2 in. x W: 5 1/2 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : paper : Printed, handwritten : Ink : beige, green, red ; Ht: 3 1/2 in. x W: 5 1/2 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
July 1, 1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Beige postcard with 50-cent Belgian postal stamp with heraldic lion printed at top right corner of verso. Handwritten on both sides in green ink. Sent to T. Berkowicz in Brussels from M. Szynberg in Selzaete (Zelzate). He writes that he was happy to learn that Mr. Berkowicz was in Brussels, and that he, his wife and his young son have been back since February. He adds that David is missing, that he was deported from Drancy on March 4, 1943 and has not been heard from since. Mr. Szynberg writes that he was also deported in September 1942, and he was extremely lucky to be able to come back from there and reunite with his family. Narrative: Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the father of the donor, Jack (Jacques) Berkowicz. Born in Vilna, Tuwyas immigrated to Belgium in 1933 and when Belgium fell to Nazi Germany in 1940, he fled to France, hoping to reach Morocco by boat from Marseilles. The donor's mother, Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz, born in Mielec, Poland, was living in Vienna, Austria with her parents and two sisters. In 1938, after the German annexation of Austria, the family fled, driving to France via Belgium. Tuwyas and Chana met in Lyon, France in 1941 and married. Their daughter Dorothée was born in 1942. The family attempted to flee France by boat in Marseilles, but were stopped by Vichy police. They fled Marseilles and went south, into the Pyrenees region, living in various small vilages. Their son Jack was born in Bernac-Dessus in 1944. The family survived the war and returned to Brussels from 1945-1948, and then immigrated to Canada with the help of the American Joint Distribution Committee. They were sponsored by Tuwyas' sister Luba, who was already living in Halifax. The Berkowicz family settled in Montreal.
Accession No.
2005.01.06
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Cardboard : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Grey, Red ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 5 7/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Cardboard : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Grey, Red ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 5 7/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
June 29, 1942
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
German
Notes
1 page, double-sided. On verso, red-and-white postal stamp affixed at top right corner with image of Marshal Philippe Pétain and value of 1F20. Postcard sent from Pinkas Mieses, in Les Mées, to Tuwja and Chana Berkowicz, in Bernac-Dessus, France. Pinkas writes that he has been in a labour camp since the 22 [of May], working all day in the mountains near a small town, loading timber. He struggles to keep his religious obligations. It has not been long since Bertha arrived in unoccupied territory. The communication between brothers and father has been severed at the worst time since father has been severely ill for some months. All should think about him and hope to see him healthy again. From Els. ? Punkas has received post and sent her 100 Francs. He is interested in how things are doing, especially with the child. He mentions that Mrs. Schlein has often supported him, and that the Brafm. are on the way to Aus. He sends his best wishes and kisses.. Narrative: The donor's mother, Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz, born in Mielec, Poland, was living in Vienna, Austria with her parents and two sisters. In 1938, after the German annexation of Austria, the family fled, driving to France via Belgium. It is likely that Pinkas was her brother-in-law, the husband of Esther Mieses. He was deported from Drancy to Auschwitz on August 20, 1942, where he was murdered. Esther and her sons Heinrich and Hermann were also deported to Auschwitz, on September 4 of the same year. They were murdered there. Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the father of the donor, Jack (Jacques) Berkowicz. Born in Vilna, Tuwyas immigrated to Belgium in 1933 and when Belgium fell to Nazi Germany in 1940, he fled to France, hoping to reach Morocco by boat from Marseilles. Tuwyas and Chana met in Lyon, France in 1941 and married. Their daughter Dorothée was born in 1942. The family attempted to flee France by boat in Marseilles, but were stopped by Vichy police. They fled Marseilles and went south, into the Pyrenees region, living in various small vilages. Their son Jack was born in Bernac-Dessus in 1944. The family survived the war and returned to Brussels from 1945-1948, and then immigrated to Canada with the help of the American Joint Distribution Committee. They were sponsored by Tuwyas' sister Luba, who was already living in Halifax. The Berkowicz family settled in Montreal.
Accession No.
2005.01.19
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Les Mées, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Grey, Red, Black ; Ht: 4 1/4 in. x W: 5 3/4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Grey, Red, Black ; Ht: 4 1/4 in. x W: 5 3/4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1939-July 24, 1942
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
French
Notes
1 page, double-sided. On verso, red-and-white postal stamp affixed at top right corner with image of Marshal Philippe Pétain and value of 1F20. Postcard sent from Pinkas Mieses, in Les Mées, to Chana Bercowicz, then undergoing treatment for breast cancer in Toulouse. Narrative: The donor's mother, Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz, born in Mielec, Poland, was living in Vienna, Austria with her parents and two sisters. In 1938, after the German annexation of Austria, the family fled, driving to France via Belgium. It is likely that Pinkas was her brother-in-law, the husband of Esther Mieses. He was deported from Drancy to Auschwitz on August 20, 1942, where he was murdered. Esther and her sons Heinrich and Hermann were also deported to Auschwitz, on September 4 of the same year. They were murdered there. Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the father of the donor, Jack (Jacques) Berkowicz. Born in Vilna, Tuwyas immigrated to Belgium in 1933 and when Belgium fell to Nazi Germany in 1940, he fled to France, hoping to reach Morocco by boat from Marseilles. Tuwyas and Chana met in Lyon, France in 1941 and married. Their daughter Dorothée was born in 1942. The family attempted to flee France by boat in Marseilles, but were stopped by Vichy police. They fled Marseilles and went south, into the Pyrenees region, living in various small vilages. Their son Jack was born in Bernac-Dessus in 1944. The family survived the war and returned to Brussels from 1945-1948, and then immigrated to Canada with the help of the American Joint Distribution Committee. They were sponsored by Tuwyas' sister Luba, who was already living in Halifax. The Berkowicz family settled in Montreal.
Accession No.
2005.01.22
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Les Mees, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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