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Alexandra Golub and Reuben Philipson

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn49672
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Beige ; Ht: 5 cm x W: 7 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Beige ; Ht: 5 cm x W: 7 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w, couple standing next to each other, looking in the same direction. They are the donor's paternal uncle and his wife. Narrative: In the 1920’s Serge and Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. In Paris, Serge worked for Les Modes Modernes, the hat factory of his brother-in-law, Henri. When an opportunity to expand the business in Ireland arose, Serge moved to Galway. The new factory opened in July 1938. In August 1939, Sophie, Rachel, and 4 other family members (Rachel’s cousin Stéphane, his maternal grandmother Néné, Serge’s sister Esther and Serge’s sister-in-law Choura) left for Cabourg, in Normandy. After the winter 1939-1940 it became difficult to communicate with Ireland but Rachel and Sophie could still send and receive letter from Serge. At the end of winter 1940, the group moved to Néris and in July 1940, after the occupation of France by Germany, they settled in the zone libre in the village of Cauterets, on the border with Spain. They were reunited with Robert, Serge’s brother. In August 1942, 4 family members (Sophie’s sister Ella and her husband Ernest, their daughter Ruth, Serge’s siblings Robert and Esther) were arrested by local police and deported. They were not seen again. At the beginning of 1943, Sophie, her mother Augusta and Rachel moved to Maubourguet. In April 1943, they moved to Cannes in Hotel Victoria with Henri, Stéphane and Néné. Henri, Sophie and Augusta went into hiding together while cousins Stéphane and Rachel were taken care of by Néné and returned to Maubourguet. In January 1944, Henri, Sophie and Augusta were denounced and arrested. They were transferred to Marseille before being sent by train to Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. In 1944, Rachel moved from one place to another – under a non-Jewish identity - and continued to correspond with her father. In June 1945, she reunited with her father Ireland. They had not seen each other for 6 years. In 1951, Rachel got married. In 1954, she immigrated to Montreal.
Accession No.
2002.08.314
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Paris, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Notebook : handwritten, bound : brown, blue, beige, black, red ; Ht: 21,3 cm x W: 16,8 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Notebook : handwritten, bound : brown, blue, beige, black, red ; Ht: 21,3 cm x W: 16,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1909-1917
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
14 pages. Softcover, bound with string. Cover is blue with a brown paper dust-cover. On the front, centre, is an octagonal white sticker with a handwritten title. Pages are beige with black horizontal lines; first 10 pages have handwritten text in black, with red markings and corrections throughout. School books of Sophie Orbach. Narrative: Sophie Orbach was the donor's mother. Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris with her husband Serge in the 1920s, due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. After spending 4 years in the free zone of France, and having found a hiding place, she was denounced along with her mother and her brother. In January 1944, they were arrested and sent to the Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. Her husband Serge survived the war in Ireland where he was managing a factory. Her daughter was able to survive in hiding in different places in the south of France.
Accession No.
2011X.215.07
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Germany ?, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Belt : leather worked, braided, sewn (machine), pegged : red, silver
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Belt : leather worked, braided, sewn (machine), pegged : red, silver
Other Title Information
Clothing Accessory
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Silver buckle on one end; the other end is a piece of flat leather with 3 layers for reinforcement; 5 buckle holes are going along the centre in a line. The waist band is made up of 3 separate braided cords; 3 belt loops are positioned along the waist band in different intervals, keeping the cords connected, with an additional loop near the buckle. Narrative: This belt was a birthday gift from the donor's mother to her on the occasion of her 13th birthday (July 15, 1943) in Cannes.
Accession No.
2011X.215.11
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Cannes, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Bill : Paper : Ink : Beige, red ; Ht: 20,7 cm x W: 13 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Bill : Paper : Ink : Beige, red ; Ht: 20,7 cm x W: 13 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
January 22, 1941
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
1 page, single sided with the date in the upper right corner, and a circular stamp in the bottom left corner. Narrative: In the 1920’s Serge and Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. In Paris, Serge worked for Les Modes Modernes, the hat factory of his brother-in-law, Henri. When an opportunity to expand the business in Ireland arose, Serge moved to Galway. The new factory opened in July 1938. In August 1939, Sophie, Rachel, and 4 other family members (Rachel’s cousin Stéphane, his maternal grandmother Néné, Serge’s sister Esther and Serge’s sister-in-law Choura) left for Cabourg, in Normandy. After the winter 1939-1940 it became difficult to communicate with Ireland but Rachel and Sophie could still send and receive letter from Serge. At the end of winter 1940, the group moved to Néris and in July 1940, after the occupation of France by Germany, they settled in the zone libre in the village of Cauterets, on the border with Spain. They were reunited with Robert, Serge’s brother. In August 1942, 4 family members (Sophie’s sister Ella and her husband Ernest, their daughter Ruth, Serge’s siblings Robert and Esther) were arrested by local police and deported. They were not seen again. At the beginning of 1943, Sophie, her mother Augusta and Rachel moved to Maubourguet. In April 1943, they moved to Cannes in Hotel Victoria with Henri, Stéphane and Néné. Henri, Sophie and Augusta went into hiding together while cousins Stéphane and Rachel were taken care of by Néné and returned to Maubourguet. In January 1944, Henri, Sophie and Augusta were denounced and arrested. They were transferred to Marseille before being sent by train to Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. In 1944, Rachel moved from one place to another – under a non-Jewish identity - and continued to correspond with her father. In June 1945, she reunited with her father Ireland. They had not seen each other for 6 years. In 1951, Rachel got married. In 1954, she immigrated to Montreal.
Accession No.
2002.08.057
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Galway, Ireland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Black Record: Germans Past and Present

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn49662
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Paper : printed, bound : Beige ; Ht: 18,5 cm x W: 12,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Paper : printed, bound : Beige ; Ht: 18,5 cm x W: 12,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
February 1941
Creator
Vansittart, Robert, Sir
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Notes
56 pages. Softcover, paper bound with staples. Front cover is orange with a thick black border. Inside the border, the title is printed in black at the top, and the author is printed in white at the bottom. A Swastika is printed in a white circle, with the Reichsadler of the German Empire in the centre. The back cover is white with orange text. Interior pages are white with black text, divided into chapters. Narrative: The Reichsadler (English: Empire's Eagle, Imperial Eagle, or Eagle of the Empire) was a historic eagle national insignia deriving from the heraldic Roman Aquila during various times of Germany's history, including the German Empire, the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany. After the defeat of the German Reich in 1945, the national insignia of West Germany and modern Germany is called Bundesadler.
Accession No.
2011X.215.06
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
London, England, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Bound : Ink : Blue, White, Beige ; Ht: 8,25 cm x W: 6,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Bound : Ink : Blue, White, Beige ; Ht: 8,25 cm x W: 6,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1909-1917
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
Bound along the left edge, the inside has pages with horizontal lines, which have been wrote on. The cover has a rectangular sticker on the front with a line border around its edges. School books of Sophie Orbach. Narrative: Sophie Orbach was the donor's mother. Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris with her husband Serge in the 1920s, due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. After spending 4 years in the free zone of France, and having found a hiding place, she was denounced along with her mother and her brother. In January 1944, they were arrested and sent to the Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. Her husband Serge survived the war in Ireland where he was managing a factory. Her daughter was able to survive in hiding in different places in the south of France.
Accession No.
2011X.215.08
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Bound : Ink : Beige, white ; Ht: 8,25 cm x W: 6,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Bound : Ink : Beige, white ; Ht: 8,25 cm x W: 6,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1909-1917
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
Bound along the left edge, the inside has pages with horizontal lines, which have been wrote on. The cover has a rectangular sticker on the front with a line border around its edges. School book of Sophie Orbach, the donor's mother. Narrative: Sophie Orbach was the donor's mother. Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris with her husband Serge in the 1920s, due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. After spending 4 years in the free zone of France, and having found a hiding place, she was denounced along with her mother and her brother. In January 1944, they were arrested and sent to the Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. Her husband Serge survived the war in Ireland where he was managing a factory. Her daughter was able to survive in hiding in different places in the south of France.
Accession No.
2011X.215.09
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : bound : Ink : Beige, White ; Ht: 8,25 cm x W: 6,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : bound : Ink : Beige, White ; Ht: 8,25 cm x W: 6,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1909-1917
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
Bound along the left edge, the inside has pages with horizontal lines, which have text on them. The cover has a rectangular sticker on the front with a line border around its edges. School books of Sophie Orbach, the donor's mother. Narrative: Sophie Orbach was the donor's mother. Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris with her husband Serge in the 1920s, due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. After spending 4 years in the free zone of France, and having found a hiding place, she was denounced along with her mother and her brother. In January 1944, they were arrested and sent to the Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. Her husband Serge survived the war in Ireland where he was managing a factory. Her daughter was able to survive in hiding in different places in the south of France.
Accession No.
2011X.215.10
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Box : cut, glued, woven, sewn (machine) : brown, blue, white, yellow, red ; Ht: 4,5 cm x W: 12,5 cm x De: 17,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Box : cut, glued, woven, sewn (machine) : brown, blue, white, yellow, red ; Ht: 4,5 cm x W: 12,5 cm x De: 17,5 cm
Other Title Information
Container
Physical Condition
Poor
Notes
Box with a textured outside. The inside, top and bottom, is lined with padded fabric: it is divided diagonally into 2 sections, one side is blue and the other side is white. In the centre is a yellow Star of David. The inner sides are lined with red fabric.
Accession No.
2011X.215.05
Name Access
Levy, Rachel ?
Places
Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Paper : Ink : Beige, Red, Green, Blue ; Ht: 16,5 cm x W: 25 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Paper : Ink : Beige, Red, Green, Blue ; Ht: 16,5 cm x W: 25 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
March 19, 1939
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, Double-sided with a vertical fold down the middle. There is horizontal, as well as vertical text. On the inside there is an illustration of a boy riding a horse, and two of the seven dwarfs sawing wood across the top, and another one of the seven dwarfs hammering a nail, in the lower left corner along the fold. Narrative: In the 1920’s Serge and Sophie Philipson (nee Orbach) left Berlin for Paris due to rising antisemitism. On July 15, 1930 their daughter Rachel was born. Serge, Sophie and Rachel were Polish citizen, they never got either the German or the French citizenship. In Paris, Serge worked for Les Modes Modernes, the hat factory of his brother-in-law, Henri. When an opportunity to expand the business in Ireland arose, Serge moved to Galway. The new factory opened in July 1938. In August 1939, Sophie, Rachel, and 4 other family members (Rachel’s cousin Stéphane, his maternal grandmother Néné, Serge’s sister Esther and Serge’s sister-in-law Choura) left for Cabourg, in Normandy. After the winter 1939-1940 it became difficult to communicate with Ireland but Rachel and Sophie could still send and receive letter from Serge. At the end of winter 1940, the group moved to Néris and in July 1940, after the occupation of France by Germany, they settled in the zone libre in the village of Cauterets, on the border with Spain. They were reunited with Robert, Serge’s brother. In August 1942, 4 family members (Sophie’s sister Ella and her husband Ernest, their daughter Ruth, Serge’s siblings Robert and Esther) were arrested by local police and deported. They were not seen again. At the beginning of 1943, Sophie, her mother Augusta and Rachel moved to Maubourguet. In April 1943, they moved to Cannes in Hotel Victoria with Henri, Stéphane and Néné. Henri, Sophie and Augusta went into hiding together while cousins Stéphane and Rachel were taken care of by Néné and returned to Maubourguet. In January 1944, Henri, Sophie and Augusta were denounced and arrested. They were transferred to Marseille before being sent by train to Drancy transit camp from where they were deported. It is believed they were killed in a Polish killing centre. In 1944, Rachel moved from one place to another – under a non-Jewish identity - and continued to correspond with her father. In June 1945, she reunited with her father Ireland. They had not seen each other for 6 years. In 1951, Rachel got married. In 1954, she immigrated to Montreal.
Accession No.
2012X.20.01
Name Access
Levy, Rachel
Places
Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

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