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Identification card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76175
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification card : Cardboard : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Green
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification card : Cardboard : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Green
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Document is a Displaced Persons index card for Judith Winkler, issued by the Allied Expeditionary Force. It is numbered G 11228281. 'NOT A PASS' written across the card on the diagonal. Holder's name is written in blue ink, and her signature appears below it in pencil. On verso, printed text advises holder to keep card at all times "to assist your safe return home". Narrative: Judith Winkler was born in Hungary. She was deported to Auschwitz on July 9, 1944 and was liberated on May 14, 1945 in Dachau. After the war she lived in the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp until her brother found her and took her to Ainring Displaced Persons Camp. He was living there with Mendel Berlach; both men had survived a death march together. Judith and Mendel married in March 1947.
Accession No.
1999.28.06
Name Access
Berlach, Judith
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Maandblad: Gewijd aan het Bezoek van HKH Prinses Juliana aan de Joodsche Invalide

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76578
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Magazine : Paper : Printed : Ink : black, orange, beige ; Ht: 11,5 in. x W: 9 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
Magazine : Paper : Printed : Ink : black, orange, beige ; Ht: 11,5 in. x W: 9 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
September 1938
Creator
Vlaanderen, André
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Dutch
Notes
Monthly magazine. Issue dedicated to the visit of HRH Princess Juliana at the Jewish Hospital. Front page has is illustrated with an hospital shone on by a sun with the Royal monogram of princess Juliana (letter J surmounted by a crown). The central illustration is surrounded by oranges and leaves. On top right of the page is a symbol with Star of David flanked by a "J" and an "I' with, in the centre of the star, a crown and three "x" under it. On the top left side is the coat of arm of the Royal family of the Netherlands with the motto "Je maintiendrai" (=I will maintain). Narrative: The Jewish Hospital (also The Jewish Invalids) was an institution for nursing Jewish elderly and disabled in Amsterdam. The association was founded in 1911. A new building on Weesperplein was inaugurated on September 19, 1937, and was nicknamed the Glass Palace. It was in use until March 1, 1943, when 256 people (patients and staff) were deported. Only a few people managed to escape. A large part of the deportees was murdered in Sobibor on March 13, 1943. The vacant building was occupied by the city of Amsterdam as a hospital.
Accession No.
2011X.19.1
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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David Kropveld

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75139
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : b&w
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : b&w
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[Prior to 1940]
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
B&W portrait with white border. Portrait of David Kropveld as a boy, wearing a suit and tie. Narrative: Portrait of the donor, David Kropveld. David Kropveld was born on January 3, 1918 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. David took up boxing as a young man and participated in competitions. In July 1940, David and his father joined the White Brigade resistance group in the south of France, passing as non-Jews. In October 1942, David was arrested while smuggling war-related information between occupied and Vichy France. He was tortured for ten days before being released. He was reunited with his father in Brussels, but the two were arrested by Gestapo officers one week later. They were incarcerated for three months and deported to Auschwitz concentration camp. Father and son wore the badges of political prisoners and were selected for the slave labour camp of Monowitz, where they stayed for about five days prior to being transferred to Treblinka. In Treblinka, David witnessed his father’s murder at the hands of a guard. In the fall of 1944, a guard recognized David as a boxer he had admired and had him transferred back to Auschwitz and Monowitz in December 1944 to compete boxing matches against other prisoners. In December 1944, David managed to escape the death march with a few iother prisoners. He was rescued shortly after and brought to a hospital until his health improved. No members of his family survived the war. In the summer of 1945, David met his wife. In 1947, the couple emigrated to Cuba, and in 1950, to Montreal where David began a successful career as a butcher.
Accession No.
2011X.23.01
Name Access
Kropveld, David
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 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
object
Physical Description
Box : carved, hinged : brown, brass ; Ht: 6,5 cm x W: 8,1 cm x De: 14,2 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Box : carved, hinged : brown, brass ; Ht: 6,5 cm x W: 8,1 cm x De: 14,2 cm
Other Title Information
Container
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Wooden box with high-relief floral designs on each side and a filligree leaf design on the lid. Lid is attached to the base with 2 hinges. Narrative: The box was made by donor, David Kropveld, in woodworking class pre-war Amsterdam. David Kropveld was born in 1918 in Amsterdam. The university he was to attend was shut down by the Germans in 1940. In July 1940, David and his father joined the White Brigade resistence group in the south of France. As members of the White Brigade, David and his father gave up their Jewish identities. In October 1942, David was arrested while smuggling war-related information between occupied and Vichy France. He was tortured for ten days before being released. He was reunited with his father in Brussels, but the two were arrested by Gestapo officers one week later. They were incarcerated for three months and deported to Auschwitz concentration camp (Poland). Father and son wore the badges of political prisoners and were selected for the slave labour camp of Monowitz, where they stayed for about five days prior to being transferred to camp of Treblinka (Poland). In Treblinka, David witnessed his father’s murder at the hands of a guard. In the fall of 1944, a guard recognized David as a boxer he had admired and had him transferred back to Auschwitz and Monowitz in December 1944 to compete boxing matches against other prisoners. In December 1944, David managed to escape the death march with a few iother prisoners. He was rescued shortly after and brought to a hospital until his health improved. No members of his family survived the war. In the summer of 1945, David met his wife. In 1947, the couple emigrated to Cuba, and in 1950, to Montreal where David began a successful career as a butcher. He immediately became involved in the underground in Holland, Belgium, and France. He was involved in transporting children to safe places. He participated in armed attacks of German convoys. He suffered two shootings and was arrested in France-subsequently sent to the camp of Breendock in Belgium and then to Treblinka, Sosnovitch, and Auschwitz. He was liberated by the Russian Amy.
Accession No.
1990.83.29
Name Access
Kropveld, David
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 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
object
Physical Description
Pin : soldered, enamelled, inlaid, moulded, screwed, glued : gold, red, white, blue
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Pin : soldered, enamelled, inlaid, moulded, screwed, glued : gold, red, white, blue
Other Title Information
Personal Symbol
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Boxing pin. Square base with saw-tooth cut corners and a thin gold border at each edge. The centre has been divided horizontally 3 times (red, white, blue). Inlaid in the red is gold text (see inscription); inlaid in between the white and blue stripes is a pair of gold boxing gloves. The reverse is textured with a long, stick pin extending downwards from the centre; the middle of the pin has screw-teeth. Narrative: Medal was won by donor, David Kropveld. David Kropveld was born on January 3, 1918, in Amsterdam, Holland. David took up boxing as a young man and participated in competitions. In July 1940, David and his father joined the White Brigade resistence group in the south of France. As members of the White Brigade, David and his father gave up their Jewish identities. In October 1942, David was arrested while smuggling war-related information between occupied and Vichy France. He was tortured for ten days before being released. He was reunited with his father in Brussels, but the two were arrested by Gestapo officers one week later. They were incarcerated for three months and deported to Auschwitz concentration camp (Poland). Father and son wore the badges of political prisoners and were selected for the slave labour camp of Monowitz, where they stayed for about five days prior to being transferred to camp of Treblinka (Poland). In Treblinka, David witnessed his father’s murder at the hands of a guard. In the fall of 1944, a guard recognized David as a boxer he had admired and had him transferred back to Auschwitz and Monowitz in December 1944 to compete boxing matches against other prisoners. In December 1944, David managed to escape the death march with a few iother prisoners. He was rescued shortly after and brought to a hospital until his health improved. No members of his family survived the war. In the summer of 1945, David met his wife. In 1947, the couple emigrated to Cuba, and in 1950, to Montreal where David began a successful career as a butcher.
Accession No.
1990.99.02
Name Access
Kropveld, David
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Yellow star badge

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45478
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Yellow star badge : yellow, black ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 3,5 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Yellow star badge : yellow, black ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 3,5 in.
Other Title Information
Personal Symbol
Date
May 9, 1942-May 5, 1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Dutch
Notes
Piece of cloth in the shape of a six pointed star, printed with the outline of a Star of David. Fabric is stretched onto a cardboard support. Narrative: Flora Pfeiffer stretched the Star on cardboard and attached a sling to be able to change it on her uniform as a nurse. It was worn in concentration camps Westerbork (The Netherlands) and Bergen-Belsen (Germany).
Accession No.
1990.88.01
Name Access
Pfeiffer, Flora
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Het Achterhuis

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45492
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed : red, blue-beige, black ; Ht: 19,0 cm x W: 10,9 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed : red, blue-beige, black ; Ht: 19,0 cm x W: 10,9 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
February, 1948
Creator
Frank, Anne
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
Dutch
Notes
253 pages, hardcover. First edition, third printing of the Dirary of Anne Frank.Red cover with blue-beige border and lettering, with visible fibres. Plain blue-beige back cover with visible fibres. Spine has red lettering. Inside cover pages are beige with darker warp and weft pattern. Diary format with a b&w photograph of the author is located opposite the title page. 2 return address stamps on the publishing information page, with handwritten inscription.
Accession No.
2005.34.01
Name Access
Schryver, Samuel
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Samuel Schryver and fiancée Jetty de Leeuw

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45510
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : black, white ; Ht: 25,4 cm x W: 21,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : black, white ; Ht: 25,4 cm x W: 21,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1942-1943
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
b&w, white border. Outdoors. Young man in a suit and tie and a well-dressed young woman standing on the sidewalk by a building in the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam. He has a Star of David sewn on his jacket.
Accession No.
1995.18.08
Name Access
Schryver, Samuel
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Identification card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn48386
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification card : Paper : pin, black ; Ht: 4,25 in. x W: 3 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification card : Paper : pin, black ; Ht: 4,25 in. x W: 3 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
August 29, 1941
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
Dutch
German
Notes
Three-fold paper card for Samuel Schryver with identity photograph and stamped with "J". Card holder exempts the card holder from labour.
Accession No.
2011X.20.01
Name Access
Schryver, Samuel
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Sam Schryver at entrance to Jewish district of Amsterdam

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn48387
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Black, White ; Ht: 3 3/4 in. x W: 5 3/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Black, White ; Ht: 3 3/4 in. x W: 5 3/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1942
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Outdoors. Same Schryver stands at entrance to Jewish Quarter, large sign above him reads: ‘Juder Gracht Joodschegracht’.
Accession No.
1995.18.01
Name Access
Schryver, Samuel
Places
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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