Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Identification card

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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification card : Paper : printed, handwritten : Ink : beige: black: red ; Ht: 11.8 cm x W: 22 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification card : Paper : printed, handwritten : Ink : beige: black: red ; Ht: 11.8 cm x W: 22 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1950
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
French
Notes
Three panel foreign identification card from Belgium. Details are inscribed in blue handwriting on the inside pages and there is a black & white photograph on the bottom center attached with two staples. The documents attests to the identity of Icek Rabinowicz, born in Poland. Narrative: Donor is the son of Icek Rabinowicz and Mindla Rabinowicz (born Elgarten). Icek Rabinowicz was born in Ciechanow, Poland in 1919 and immigrated to Belgium with his family at the age of 10 years old. Icek remained in Belgium during the war. He survived by concealing his Jewish Identity and carried false identification papers. He was a member of the Belgian Resistance movement along with his future wife Mindla, whom he had met through a Jewish youth group. They married in Brussels in 1946 and had two children, Daniel and Élise Rabinowicz. The family immigrated to Canada in 1951, settling in Montréal, where Icek found work in his profession as a pursemaker. Mindla later went to University and obtained a degree as a translator
Accession No.
2014.03.06
Name Access
Rabinowicz, Daniel
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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