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Alice Shenkier and her Brother's Wife

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45639
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 5,4 cm x W: 7,8 cm
Archival / Genealogical
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  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 5,4 cm x W: 7,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1937
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor scene, in which two women are sitting on a bench, on the deck of a ship. The woman on the left is wearing a dark coloured dress with a floral blouse peeking out at the collar and a dark coloured coat draped over her shoulders. The woman on the right is wearing a long dark coloured coat with a light coloured blouse peeking out at the collar. From left to right, Henia Eckstein and Alice Eckstein are shown.
Accession No.
2000.84.12
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Paper : Printed : Red, black ; Ht: 11.8 cm x W: 42.4 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Paper : Printed : Red, black ; Ht: 11.8 cm x W: 42.4 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
Fold out document with six pages(recto verso). The document bears hommage to the Jewish Partisans who were killed in the liberation of Belgium. The inside of the booklet contains photographs and names of those soldiers of the Belgium resistance movement. The booklet includes a photo of Lajb (Lieb) Rabinowicz, the brother of the donor's father. Narrative: The donor, Daniel Rabinowicz is the son of Icek Rabinowicz and Mindla Rabinowicz (nee Elgarten). Lieb (Liebke) Rabinowicz was the brother of Icek Rabinowicz. He married Lola Bryftreger in 1939. Lieb was recruited by Jacob Gutfranjd in 1941 to be part of Belgian Army of Partisans (French: Armée belge des partisans), better known as the Armed Partisans. Lieb was active in the Jewish Partisans until 1943 where he was killed in battle, defending his commanding officer Jacob Gutfrajnd at a hospital in Etterbeek. After his death, Lola who had also been a member of the resistance was deported to Auschwitz (Poland). She survived the camp and went back to Brussels agyer the war and was reunited with her only daughter Eliane who had been left in the care of a Belgian Catholic couple as a baby. Lola remarried and later immigrated to Toronto with her family.
Accession No.
2014.03.05
Name Access
Rabinowicz, Daniel
Places
Brussels, Belgium
Archival / Genealogical
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Buchenwald: Les Horreurs des Camps de Torture Nazis: Reportages Photographiques

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn47579
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : printed, bound, photography : sepia, beige, black ; Ht: 24 cm x W: 15,4 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : printed, bound, photography : sepia, beige, black ; Ht: 24 cm x W: 15,4 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
15 pages. soft cover, paper bound and stapled. Beige cover with a sepia photo of 2 emaciated men; titles in beige at the top and bottom. Publishing information is listed on the back cover. Back cover is a sepia photo of a nurse feeding an emaciated prisoner with captions at the bottom in black. Interior pages are beige with black text and sepia photos.
Accession No.
2011X.335.01
Name Access
Tiger, Dolly
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Calling card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn90433
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Calling card : Cardstock : printed : Ink : beige, green, blue ; Ht: 3 in. x W: 4 5/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Calling card : Cardstock : printed : Ink : beige, green, blue ; Ht: 3 in. x W: 4 5/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[Prior to 1939]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Dutch
Notes
1 page. One-sided busines card. Printed card for Meubelmangazijn, a furniture store owned by the Shenkiers in Antwerp, Belgium. Narrative: Donor Maurice Shenkier was born on 1930-12-27 in Antwerp, Belgium. The German army started bombing Antwerp in 1940-05 and Maurice and his parents immediately fled to France. In Nice, Maurice was forced to be part of a fascist youth group. In 1942-07, the family had to flee again and they crossed the Spanish border illegally. They were then arrested by the Spanish police. Instead of sending them back to France, the officers helped Maurice’s family find a place to live. Maurice and his parents moved to Portugal where they stayed until 1944-04. They embarked on the Serpa Pinto ship to Philadelphia. Upon arrival, they took a train to Montreal.
Accession No.
2000.84.03
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Card : Cardstock : Printed, Typed : Ink : Blue, Red, Black, White ; Ht: 5,25 in. x W: 3,25 in.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Cardstock : Printed, Typed : Ink : Blue, Red, Black, White ; Ht: 5,25 in. x W: 3,25 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
January 8, 1945-December 31, 1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Dutch
French
German
Notes
1 page, double-sided. 3 graphic panels on each side, intended to be folded and carried as a booklet. Folded vertically 2 times. Dark blue cardstock with black borders around each panel except central back panel. Back right panel (booklet cover) has 2 red stripes diagonally in top left corner and in center has organization's insignia: the letters FF in a circle with 2 small vertical lines on top of the circle. Small square b&w photo of cardholder stapled to center of front page with portion of circular stamp over bottom right corner of photo. Document is a membership card for the Austrian National Front, an antifascist resistance organization founded during the Third Reich by German and Austrian Communist refugees in Belgium and France. Document issued to Heinz Rübler. Issued January 8, 1945 in Brussels, Belgium; renewed 4 times as per form on back left panel, until December 31, 1945. Narrative: Heinz Rübler was the brother-in-law of the donor, Walter Absil.
Accession No.
2000.02.04
Name Access
Absil, Walter
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Cardboard : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Green, Red, Black ; Ht: 3,25 in. x W: 5,5 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Cardboard : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Green, Red, Black ; Ht: 3,25 in. x W: 5,5 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Dutch
German
Notes
1 page, double sided. Horizontal paper. Membership card for the Belgian Resistance Federation (trad.) issued to Heinz Rübler for the year of 1946. Card is numbered 6436 and membership is for the Molenbeek section of the organization. Flemish version on back is blank. Red Belgian postal stamp affixed to top right corner of card under circular stamp. In background of card, in blue ink, there is a drawing of a man brandishing a sword, standing on a broken swastika on a platform shaped like a map of Belgium.
Accession No.
2000.02.06
Name Access
Absil, Walter
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
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textual record
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Card : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black, Red ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 2,75 in.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black, Red ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 2,75 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 15, 1944-November 18, 1944
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. Folded vertically 2 times. Square b&w photo of cardholder stapled to center, partially covered by circular stamp. Stamp has skull and crossbones insignia in center. Center back panel (front cover of booklet) is bordered by a red vertical rectangle within a black rectangle. At center of panel in black ink is a skull and crossbones insignia. Document is a membership card, numbered 00508, for Belgian resistance group Les Affranchis. Cardholder is Léopold Heinz Rübler, member 01699, who served as soldier in the 4th company of the Brussels division from May 15, 1944 until November 18, 1944. Narrative: The armband belonged to Heinz Rübler, donor’s brother-in-law. By 1942, Heinz Rübler was in the underground and remained involved until liberation. He used this armband after liberation. It is not the official one of the Belgian army. It comes from Heinz Rübler’s estate and was donated after his death. Before the war, Heinz lived in Brussels, Belgium. He died in the U.S.A. in 1999. Heinz Rübler was the brother-in-law of the donor, Walter Absil.
Accession No.
2000.02.02
Name Access
Absil, Walter
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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textual record
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Card : Paper : Handwritten, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 3 in. x W: 4 3/4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Card : Paper : Handwritten, Typed : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 3 in. x W: 4 3/4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, single-sided. Resistance card for Heinz Rübler issued by the Fédération Belge de la Résistance for 1945. This membership, numbered 1371, is for the local division of Molenbeek. In the upper left-hand section of the card, there is a drawing of a man brandishing a sword, standing on a broken swastika on a platform shaped like a map of Belgium. Narrative: Heinz Rübler was the brother-in-law of the donor, Walter Absil.
Accession No.
1999.09.03
Name Access
Absil, Walter
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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textual record
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Card : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink; : Beige, Black, Green, Red, Blue ; Ht: 3 1/2 in. x W: 5 5/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
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Card : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink; : Beige, Black, Green, Red, Blue ; Ht: 3 1/2 in. x W: 5 5/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
February 03, 1947
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Membership card for Heinz Rübler from the Fédération Belge de la Résistance, section West Brussels. Membership is numbered 13669 and is valid for the year 1947. Narrative: Heinz Rübler was the brother-in-law of the donor, Walter Absil.
Accession No.
2012X.11.05
Name Access
Absil, Walter
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59578
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Certificate : paper : Typewritten : ink : Beiige, black ; Ht: 21 cm x W: 14 cm
Archival / Genealogical
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Item
Material Format
textual record
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Certificate : paper : Typewritten : ink : Beiige, black ; Ht: 21 cm x W: 14 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
October 05, 1948
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Dutch
Notes
Letter has two binder holes in right edge, a Brussels coat of arms stamped top center, and official stamp bottom left. Dated 5 October 1948. This is a Restitution of War Damages. It belongs to Chaim and Ruchla Karasin. This document was found by B. Barzilai in her mother’s home. Narrative: Chaim Karasin is a Russian refugee. He was born 3 December 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, to Abraham Karasin and Beila (Baijla) Fridman (who had both died by 22 June 1942). Chaim was married to Ruchla Hasfield on 22 June 1942 (she was born 18 May 1910). She was the daughter of Joseph and Malis Hindel. Chaim and Ruchla had for children; Beatrix (donor) (4 May 1941), Helene-Mayriane (15 Mai 1946) Ruth (9 July 1947) and Joseph Ruben (4 December 1949). In 1944, Chaim was described as being 175 cm tall, small, with short hair. He was a Polish refugee, arriving in Geneva on 9 October 1943. Ruchla's parents had been deported to Sobibor on 6 July 1943 shortly before half of the camp was killed in an uprising. Chaim's parents seem to have been discharged from Westerbork holding camp on 12 January 1943. Ruchla's brother Jacob died in Sobibor May 21 1943.
Accession No.
1996.27.32
Name Access
Barzilai (Karasin), Beatrice
Places
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
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Montreal Holocaust Museum
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