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Archive of the Diamond collection

Document | Accession Number: 2009.96 | RG Number: RG-65.015M

This collection concerns the diamond trade in Belgium between 1935 and 1946. The collection traces the looting of Jewish diamond traders, organized and centralized through the so-called Devisenschütz-Kommando, which ultimately expropriated property worth an estimated 72 million Belgian francs. The collection is organized into personal and subject files.

Date
1935-1946  (inclusive)
Language
French
Genre/Form
Diamond (mineral)
Extent
233,916 digital images : JPEG ; 69.7 GB.
53 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
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Record last modified: 2015-06-04 14:24:38
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