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Dezider Scheer on boat to Dominican Republic

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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Digital file : b&w
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Digital file : b&w
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1940
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Straight white border. Informal group portrait of a group of 6 men sitting on the ground or on a bench with coats and luggage. A group of women, whose heads are not visible, stand behind them. Dezider Scheer escaped to the Dominican Republic during the holocaust. Narrative: Dezider Scheer was born April 26, 1918 in Mosovce, Slovakia to Nathan Scheer and Paulina Scheerova. In 1939, when Slovakia began to pass anti-Jewish laws, the Scheer family decided to immigrate illegally to Palestine, using a visa for Shanghai. Because of the cost and danger of the trip, it was decided that Dezider, then 20, would go first and then help bring his family over. He departed for Italy where a Greek boat was supposed to take him to Palestine, but the boat never came. Scheer and other Slovak refugees lived illegally in Italy for several months until they were arrested and placed in an Italian concentration camp, which Scheer described as very humane. The Dominican Republic Settlement Association (DORSA) came to the camp looking for young Jewish men to work on farms in the Dominican Republic. Scheer was selected and left for the Dominican Republic, via Spain, Portugal and the United States, in October 1940. About 700 Jewish refugees settled in Sosua, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic during this time, where they were given land and cows. Dezider Scheer remained in Sosua until 1950 before selling his farm and moving to Canada to join his brother Jan Siroky (Scheer). Dezider Scheer’s mother and four of his siblings survived the Holocaust; two sisters and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins were deported and killed.
Accession No.
1990.87.39
Name Access
Scheer, Dezider
Places
North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Koncentra?ní Tabor Osv?tim-Brzezinka (Auschwitz-Birkenau)

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn47683
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, photography, graphic arts : beige, black, blue, red, grey ; Ht: 20,9 cm x W: 14,9 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, photography, graphic arts : beige, black, blue, red, grey ; Ht: 20,9 cm x W: 14,9 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1957
Creator
-
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Czech
Notes
164 pages; paper-bound book with beige, black, blue, grey and red on the cover. The title on the front cover is written in black horizontal strips, with grey text. The background has mottled blue and grey stripes going vertically. There is a red upside-down traingle printed on the right side. The back cover is a continuation of these blue and grey stripes, stopping about a 3rd of the way accross the cover. The interior pages consist mostly of text, with some black and white photographs, some colour illustrations and a few fold-out charts and drawings. Narrative: This book discusses the origins of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and crimes by Hitler in Poland.
Accession No.
1990.87.91
Name Access
Scheer, Dezider
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Membership card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn90222
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Membership card : Paper : Printed, handwritten : Ink : Blue, black ; Ht: 11,9 cm x W: 15,7 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Membership card : Paper : Printed, handwritten : Ink : Blue, black ; Ht: 11,9 cm x W: 15,7 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 27, 1939
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Czech
German
Notes
1 page, 1-sided. Printed with spaces filled out by hand along dotted lines. On b.l. is a rectangle with space for a photograph. Two pairs of staple marks remain but photo has been removed. This is Dezider Scheer's membership card to a Zionist organization in Prague. Narrative: Dezider Scheer was born April 26, 1918 in Mosovce, Slovakia to Nathan Scheer and Paulina Scheerova. In 1939, when Slovakia began to pass anti-Jewish laws, the Scheer family decided to immigrate illegally to Palestine, using a visa for Shanghai. Because of the cost and danger of the trip, it was decided that Dezider, then 20, would go first and then help bring his family over. He departed for Italy where a Greek boat was supposed to take him to Palestine, but the boat never came. Scheer and other Slovak refugees lived illegally in Italy for several months until they were arrested and placed in an Italian concentration camp, which Scheer described as very humane. The Dominican Republic Settlement Association (DORSA) came to the camp looking for young Jewish men to work on farms in the Dominican Republic. Scheer was selected and left for the Dominican Republic, via Spain, Portugal and the United States, in October 1940. About 700 Jewish refugees settled in Sosua, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic during this time, where they were given land and cows. Dezider Scheer remained in Sosua until 1950 before selling his farm and moving to Canada to join his brother Jan Siroky (Scheer). Dezider Scheer’s mother and four of his siblings survived the Holocaust; two sisters and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins were deported and killed.
Accession No.
1990.87.87
Name Access
Scheer, Dezider
Places
Prague, Czech Republic, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Picnic in Korytnica

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn90227
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 3,5 in. x W: 5,25 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 3,5 in. x W: 5,25 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
July 7, 1935
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Slovak
Notes
White ridged border. Group portrait showing a group of 9 young men in front of a train in wooded mountains. Two of the men are seated, the rest stand. Two women boarding the train are visible in the background. Narrative: Dezider Scheer was born April 26, 1918 in Mosovce, Slovakia to Nathan Scheer and Paulina Scheerova. In 1939, when Slovakia began to pass anti-Jewish laws, the Scheer family decided to immigrate illegally to Palestine, using a visa for Shanghai. Because of the cost and danger of the trip, it was decided that Dezider, then 20, would go first and then help bring his family over. He departed for Italy where a Greek boat was supposed to take him to Palestine, but the boat never came. Scheer and other Slovak refugees lived illegally in Italy for several months until they were arrested and placed in an Italian concentration camp, which Scheer described as very humane. The Dominican Republic Settlement Association (DORSA) came to the camp looking for young Jewish men to work on farms in the Dominican Republic. Scheer was selected and left for the Dominican Republic, via Spain, Portugal and the United States, in October 1940. About 700 Jewish refugees settled in Sosua, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic during this time, where they were given land and cows. Dezider Scheer remained in Sosua until 1950 before selling his farm and moving to Canada to join his brother Jan Siroky (Scheer). Dezider Scheer’s mother and four of his siblings survived the Holocaust; two sisters and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins were deported and killed.
Accession No.
1990.87.37
Name Access
Scheer, Dezider
Places
Korytnica, Slovakia, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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SCHEER, Dezider

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy86905
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Client Cards
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
R
File No.
22-664
Restrictions
Due to privacy laws, access to further information about this record is restricted. You may contact CJCCCNA to learn more.
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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SCHEER, Dezider

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy86906
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Client Cards
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
R
File No.
22-665
Restrictions
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Genealogy Records
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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SCHEER, Dezider

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy86907
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Client Cards
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
R
File No.
22-666
Restrictions
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Genealogy Records
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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SIROKY, Eugena Jan / SCHEER, Dezider

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Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
File Date
1949-1950
Notes
This file concerns two or more families.
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Immigrant Case Files 1922-1951
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
CA
File No.
103-25254
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Genealogy Records
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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Sosua: Refugee Haven in the Caribbean

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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : printed, bound, photography, graphic arts : black, white ; Ht: 28,2 cm x W: 21,8 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : printed, bound, photography, graphic arts : black, white ; Ht: 28,2 cm x W: 21,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
17 pages. No cover, paper, bound with 2 staples at the top, left corner. The first page has a photocopied, b&w photo of a woman smiling while picking fruit from a tree; the title is printed at the top and the bottom. Interior pages are white, pages with photocopies of text, b&w photos and maps. Narrative: Informs about the refugee camp Sosua in Puerto Plata, San Domingo (Dominican Republik). Prewords are written by Cordell Hull. The brochure contains pictures and information about the building up of the camp
Accession No.
2011X.286.02
Name Access
Scheer, Dezider
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Sosua: Refugee Haven in the Carribean

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn50170
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Magazine : Paper : Black, White ; Ht: 12 in. x W: 9 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Magazine : Paper : Black, White ; Ht: 12 in. x W: 9 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
October 1941
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
English
Notes
Front page shows b&w photograph of a woman picking up oranges. She is wearing a white shirt, and her hair is pulled back. Content refers to the Dominican Republic's offering a haven for refugees prior to the outbreak of war.
Accession No.
2011X.286.01
Name Access
Scheer, Dezider
Places
New York, United States of America, North America
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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