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Calling card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76228
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Calling card : Cardstock : Printed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 2 1/8 in. x W: 3 5/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Calling card : Cardstock : Printed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 2 1/8 in. x W: 3 5/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[Prior to 1941]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
Single-sided. Printed at centre, "T. Berkowicz / Ing. Agr. A. I. GX." 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.
2005.01.09
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Belgium, 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
Card : Paper : Printed : Ink : Beige, Black, Yellow, Red ; Ht: 5 5/8 in. x W: 3 1/2 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
Card : Paper : Printed : Ink : Beige, Black, Yellow, Red ; Ht: 5 5/8 in. x W: 3 1/2 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
August 9, 1944
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Dutch
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Folded once vertically to create a two-panel card. B&W portrait of Elise Moers-Callebaut on cover, with diagonal black, yellow and red lines at bottom right corner. Eulogy inside right panel in French and in Dutch on back cover. She was killed by Nazis one month before the Liberation in a reprisal attack. Narrative: Elise Moers-Callebaut lived in Tienen, Belgium. She was known by Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz), who 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.
2005.01.11
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Tienen, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76233
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Handwritten, Stamped : Ink : Beige, Purple, Grey, Black ; Ht: 8 1/4 in. x W: 5 3/8 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
Certificate : Paper : Handwritten, Stamped : Ink : Beige, Purple, Grey, Black ; Ht: 8 1/4 in. x W: 5 3/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 2, 1941
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, single-spaced, on graph paper. Folded once vertically and once horizontally. Document is a certificate of recommendation for Tuwyas Berkowicz, written by the mayor of Os-Marsillon. It states that during his time in Os-Marsillon, Mr. Berkowicz has conducted himself irreproachably and proved his feelings of respect for France. He worked on multiple farms, and his employers were completely satisfied. 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.
2005.01.14
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Os-Marsillon, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76234
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Purple ; Ht: 9 7/8 in. x W: 7 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Purple ; Ht: 9 7/8 in. x W: 7 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
February 27, 1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded once horizontally and once vertically. Paper is printed with fiscal stamp at top left corner, a circle containing a robed figure holding scales, standing behind a tablet of law. Embossed below stamp. Watermark at top centre of page. Document issued by Police Commissioner of Brotteaux, Lyon, attesting that Tuvya Berkowicz demonstrated his public spirit during his stay in France. 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.
2005.01.15
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Lyon, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76235
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Blue, Pink, Red ; Ht: 9 3/8 in. x W: 6 7/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Blue, Pink, Red ; Ht: 9 3/8 in. x W: 6 7/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
January 14, 1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded once vertically and once horizontally. Printed form from French Justice Ministry, Crimes and Pardons Division (trad.). Document attests that Tuvya Berkowicz has no criminal record. 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.
2005.01.16
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Paris, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76236
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Purple, Black ; Ht: 5 1/4 in. x W: 8 1/4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Purple, Black ; Ht: 5 1/4 in. x W: 8 1/4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
September 25, 1942
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded once vertically. Document issued by the Toulouse Regional Anti-Cancer Centre (trad.), attesting that Mrs. Chana Berkowicz, living in Bernac-Dessus, is suffering from a malignant tumour in her breast and needs constant care and close medical supervision. Narrative: Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz was the mother of the donor, Jack (Jacques) 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. Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the donor's father. 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.
2005.01.17
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Toulouse, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76237
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Blue ; Ht: 7 1/8 in. x W: 4 3/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black, Blue ; Ht: 7 1/8 in. x W: 4 3/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
January 9, 1948-January 15, 1948
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
French
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded once horizontally. Printed on letterhead of Aide aux Israélites Victimes de la Guerre (Assistance for Jewish War Victims, trad.), Medical Services Department. Document certifies that Chana Berkowicz née Trompeter was succesfully vaccinated against smallpox. Narrative: Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz was the mother of the donor, Jack (Jacques) 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. Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the donor's father. 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.
2005.01.18
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76239
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed ; Ht: 5 1/2 in. x W: 8 1/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed ; Ht: 5 1/2 in. x W: 8 1/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
August 7, 1942
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded once horizontally and once vertically. Document issued by the Toulouse Regional Anti-Cancer Centre (trad.), attesting that Mrs. Chana Berkowicz was hospitalized at the Centre from July 10 to August 7, 1942. Narrative: Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz was the mother of the donor, Jack (Jacques) 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. Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the donor's father. 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.
2005.01.20
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Toulouse, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76246
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 10 1/8 in. x W: 7 3/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 10 1/8 in. x W: 7 3/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
August 15, 1939
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Folded once horizontally and once vertically. Printed on letterhead of Hitachduth Olej Germania wa Olej Austria. Document certifies that Paula Pollak (n ée Trompeter), living in Tel Aviv, has applied for an immigration permit for her sister, Chane Trompeter. Narrative: Chana (Chane, Annie) (Trompeter) Berkowicz was the mother of the donor, Jack (Jacques) 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. Her sister Paula was smuggled out of Europe into Palestine. Tuwja (Tuwyas, Tuwia, Tuvia, Tobias) Bercowicz (Berkowicz) was the donor's father. 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.
2005.01.28
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Tel Aviv, Israel (Palestine), Asia
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76258
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Typed, Handwritten : Ink; Graphite Pencil : Beige, Grey, Purple, Blue ; Ht: 5 1/4 in. x W: 4 1/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : Paper : Typed, Handwritten : Ink; Graphite Pencil : Beige, Grey, Purple, Blue ; Ht: 5 1/4 in. x W: 4 1/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 28, 1940
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page,double-sided. Document issued by the Polish Consulate in Toulouse, attesting that Chane (Chana) Trompeter is stateless. Illegible handwriting on verso. 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.
2005.01.41
Name Access
Berkowicz, Jack
Places
Toulouse, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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