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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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textual record
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Card : Cardstock : Printed, Typed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Red, Green, Black, Blue ; Ht: 12 7 in. x W: 8 1/2 in.
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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textual record
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Card : Cardstock : Printed, Typed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Red, Green, Black, Blue ; Ht: 12 7 in. x W: 8 1/2 in.
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Documentary Artifact
Date
November 25, 1950
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Dutch
Notes
1 page, double-sided. 3 graphic panels on each side, intended to be folded and carried as a booklet. Square b&w photograph of cardholder stapled to document in bottom left corner, with 6 fiscal stamps valuing 380 francs affixed around the bottom and right side On back, a thick red stripe runs horizontally through the central 3.5cm of the page. Belgian identification document for foreigners, issued to Walther Siegfried Absil. It states that Mr. Absil is born in Vienna, is of Austrian nationality, is married to Erika Rübler, and is a sheet metal worker. Narrative: Walter Absil was born in Vienna, Austria on November 26, 1924. He fled to Belgium with his family in 1938 and survived the war in hiding.
Accession No.
1990.96.03
Name Access
Absil, Walter
Places
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium, Europe
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Coupon : cardstock : Printed : ink, pencil : Green and black ; Ht: 7 cm x W: 10 cm
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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object
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Coupon : cardstock : Printed : ink, pencil : Green and black ; Ht: 7 cm x W: 10 cm
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Exchange Medium
Date
December 24, 1956
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Italian
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Two card-sized tickets with numbers written in pencil on sides, number 159 and 160. These documents (coupons) are the dinner coupons for restaurant aboard ship, “Sicula Oceanica S.A. Mr. and Mrs. Isidore Lorincz arrived in Canada aboard the Venezuela. Narrative: Rev. Isodore Lorincz was born 6 January 1908 in Hungary. His parents were Lowi Netti and Loliner (?) Jakob. He attended high school and Yeshiva, and graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary of Budapest with ordination and smicha. During World War 2 his family was killed in Auschwitz. He came to Canada in 1957 after fleeing the revolution in Hungary. He served in two congregations before serving the Shaare Zedek Congregation as ritual director, then as Chazzan Sheni with a congregation in Hamilton, Ontario, for three years. Afterwards he served as rabbi in Port Colborne, Ontario. He settled in Montreal, Quebec, in 1962 where he became Chazzan Sheni for the next 26 years. He and his wife, Zita, continued to live in Montreal until there death around 2005. Zita was born 2 Jan 1917 in Nograd, Hungary.
Accession No.
2000.77.5
Name Access
Goldman, Harry
Places
Vienna, Austria, Europe
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Medical Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75194
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Medical Certificate : paper : Printed : ink, coloured pencil : Beige, blue, purple ; Ht: 14,5 cm x W: 19 cm
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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textual record
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Medical Certificate : paper : Printed : ink, coloured pencil : Beige, blue, purple ; Ht: 14,5 cm x W: 19 cm
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Documentary Artifact
Date
December 17, 1956
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
Stock document, filled in by hand, magistrate letterhead, details and date stamped, left edge is perforated. Certificate of Illness No. 23334 for Zita Lorincz, Hungarian refugees, states that they were ill Narrative: Rev. Isodore Lorincz was born 6 January 1908 in Hungary. His parents were Lowi Netti and Loliner (?) Jakob. He attended high school and Yeshiva, and graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary of Budapest with ordination and smicha. During World War 2 his family was killed in Auschwitz. He came to Canada in 1957 after fleeing the revolution in Hungary. He and his wife, Zita, lived with their cousin Eugene Lorincz when they first arrived. Isadore served in two congregations before serving the Shaare Zedek Congregation as ritual director, then as Chazzan Sheni with a congregation in Hamilton, Ontario, for three years. Afterwards he served as rabbi in Port Colborne, Ontario. He settled in Montreal, Quebec, in 1962 where he became Chazzan Sheni for the next 26 years. He and Zita continued to live in Montreal until there death around 2005. Zita was born 2 Jan 1917 in Nograd, Hungary.
Accession No.
2000.65.82
Name Access
Goldman, Harry
Places
Vienna, Austria, Europe
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75206
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Certificate : Paper : Ink : Black, White, Purple
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Certificate : Paper : Ink : Black, White, Purple
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Documentary Artifact
Date
March 13, 1952
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
1 page, crest for Republic of Austria at top in the center, issued by Vienna city council, information about Heiss family (Salomon, Sara, Erika), emigrating to Israel. Circular ink stamp in the bottom left corner with the Republic of Austria's crest in the middle. Circular ink stamp on back from Austria general consulate in Tel Aviv Narrative: Salomon Heiss was born in Poland in 1902. At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, his family left the country for Austria. In 1930 he married Sarah Herman, who was also from Poland. Together they opened a delicatessen store in Vienna circa 1933. Their daughter Erika (donor) was born in 1939. In 1938, Salomon was detained in Dachau concentration camp for three days. Sarah paid a guard to let him out and 24 hours later they left for Shanghai with their 3 months old daughter. They stayed there for 10 year until immigrating to Israel then Canada where they landed in Quebec city in 1953
Accession No.
2002.41.4
Name Access
Bloom, Erika
Places
Vienna, Austria, Europe
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Business card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75224
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Business card : Paper : Ink : Beige, black ; Ht: 9 cm x W: 5,2 cm
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Business card : Paper : Ink : Beige, black ; Ht: 9 cm x W: 5,2 cm
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Documentary Artifact
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Notes
Business card printed on one side for Paul Goldstein, Vice president and Director of Public Relations of the Association of Former Concentration Camp Inmates, Survivors of Nazi oppression. Narrative: The Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression was founded circa 1960 in Montreal. It was an active organization founded in order to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. The Association was instrumental in the creation of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (1976).
Accession No.
2014X.04.01
Name Access
Zablow, Lou
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Letter : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 11 in. x W: 8,5 in.
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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textual record
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Letter : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 11 in. x W: 8,5 in.
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Documentary Artifact
Date
May 19, 1952
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded twice horizontally. Printed on the letterhead of the Canadian Jewish Congress. Document is a letter certifying that Mr. Chaim Levin worked for the fundraising department of the Zionist Organization of Canada and for the United Israel Appeal. The letter attests that Mr. Levin's family and history towards Zionism are favorable. Narrative: Chaim Lewin was a friend of the donor. They were in the Ainring Displaced Persons Camp together after the war. Chaim survived the Holocaust in the forests of Vilna, Lithuania as a partisan.
Accession No.
2011X.376.11
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Berlach, Judith
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
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Family register

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75264
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Family register : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Brown, Black, Red, Purple ; Ht: 6,5 in. x W: 4,25 in.
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Family register : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Brown, Black, Red, Purple ; Ht: 6,5 in. x W: 4,25 in.
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Documentary Artifact
Date
June 22, 1942-November 18, 1950
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
12 pages, Bound with staples, brown cardboard cover. Document registering the civil status of the Karasin-Hasfeld family. Dated 1942, numbered 26. Page 3 contains details of the marriage of Chaim Karasin and Ruchla Hasfeld, in Graulhet, France, on June 22, 1942. Pages 5 and 6 contain information about their children: Béatriex (Beatrice) Luba; Hélène-Myriame; Ruth; and Joseph Ruben. Beatrice was born in France in 1941, the other three children were born in Belgium after the war. Narrative: This document was the family register of the donor, her parents and her three siblings. The family survived the war in Belgium, France and Switzerland.
Accession No.
1996.27.16
Name Access
Barzilai (Karasin), Beatrice
Places
Graulhet, France, Europe
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Establishment of the Ghetto

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75270
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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graphic material
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Print : paper : woodcut : ink : b&w ; Ht: 13 in. x W: 9 1/4 in.
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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graphic material
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Print : paper : woodcut : ink : b&w ; Ht: 13 in. x W: 9 1/4 in.
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Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
[ca. 1954-1956]
Creator
Mrozewski. Stefan
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Black ink on white paper. Indoor scene. In the centre of the image, a man is sitting behind a desk; next to him is seated a German SS officer in uniform reading from a piece of paper. They are surrounded by men, standing and listening. Man in the foreground is wearing an armband with a Star of David. The scene makes reference to the creation of the Warsaw ghetto in October 1940. Narrative: All 16 of the prints in this series depict life of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust. Printmaker, book illustrator and painter, Stefan Mrozewski was born in Czéstochowa, Poland. Mrozewski's prints are in permament collections of several public art collections in Europe and North America. The artist was married to Irena Blizinska. An ardent patriot, he was a volunteer in the Polish Army in the war against the Soviet Union in 1920, as well as during the Second World War when he served in Armia Krajowa, the clandestine Polish Home Army.
Accession No.
2000.69.01
Name Access
Hornstein, Michael
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
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Boots : Hammered, sewn : navy, black, brown ; Ht: 15,4 cm x W: 7 cm x De: 16,2 cm
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Boots : Hammered, sewn : navy, black, brown ; Ht: 15,4 cm x W: 7 cm x De: 16,2 cm
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Clothing, Footwear
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Pair of handmade navy cloth and black leather child’s boots with light brown lining. Each boot has 2 leather straps, metal buckles and hand-hammered leather soles. Narrative: These baby boots belonged to the donor, Max Beer. He was born to Genia and Leo Beer. Genia (Gitla) Paris Eizenberg Beer was born on July 7, 1916 in Radom Poland to Chaim Mordechai and Ruchla Paris. She had two sisters, Devora and Freindel, and five younger brothers. Her parents and siblings were all killed during the Holocaust, with the exception of one sister who went to Palestine in the late 1930s. Genia had been married to Israel Einzenberg with a young child when war broke out. Both were killed. During the war she was incarcerated in the Skarzysko-Kamienna labor camp for three years. After the war she met her second husband, Leo (Leyb) Beer. Leo Beer was born in 1908 in Uhniv, Poland. He joined the Soviet Army and was wounded in a German attack where he lost the use of his left arm. He was evacuated to Tashkent, Uzbekistan and survived the war there. His two brothers and mother were killed in the Holocaust. His father, who had immigrated to Canada in the late 1920s, survived. Leo went back to Poland after the war, where he met Genia. In 1946, antisemitic pogroms in Poland led them to flee toward the East through Czechoslovakia. They settled in the Displaced Persons camp of Pocking, in Germany. Max was born on May 18, 1947. The Beer family arrived in Canada on January 18, 1949.
Accession No.
2011X.56.01-02
Name Access
Beer, Max
Places
Pocking Displaced Persons Camp, Germany, Europe
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Forced Labor

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75279
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Print : paper : woodcut : ink : b&w ; Ht: 13 in. x W: 9 1/4 in.
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  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Print : paper : woodcut : ink : b&w ; Ht: 13 in. x W: 9 1/4 in.
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
[ca. 1954-1956]
Creator
Mrozewski. Stefan
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Black ink on white paper. Outdoor scene with a group of men wearing Star of David armbands in front of the building of the Judenrat (Jewish council). They are waiting in line to enter the building. In the foreground a guard stands facing the men, holding a truncheon in his right band. At the entrance to the building, a second guard stands on the stars, looking at the crowd. He also carries a truncheon. Both guards wear Star of David armbands - they are members of the Jewish Ghetto Police. It is winter, there is snow on the ground and everyone wears heavy coats and hats. Narrative: All 16 of the prints in this series depict life of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust. Printmaker, book illustrator and painter, Stefan Mrozewski was born in Czéstochowa, Poland. Mrozewski's prints are in permament collections of several public art collections in Europe and North America. The artist was married to Irena Blizinska. An ardent patriot, he was a volunteer in the Polish Army in the war against the Soviet Union in 1920, as well as during the Second World War when he served in Armia Krajowa, the clandestine Polish Home Army.
Accession No.
2000.69.03
Name Access
Hornstein, Michael
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
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