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Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Joseph Abramsky was born November 23, 1857 in Belorussia, to Chaim Heshel (Zvi) Abramsky and Tovah Pessah Belastosky. He came to Kingston, Ontario in 1890 with his wife Chaia Novack and their four children Ida, Edith, Moses and Katherine. Chaia died in 1897 giving birth to their fifth child, Harry. In 1898 Joseph was married again, to his cousin Geisha (Gussie) Abramson. With her, he had two more children, Samuel and Annette (Anna). Joseph died November 23, 1927 in Kingston.
Notes
Photograph is a copy.
Original photograph by Weese of Kingston.
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
15 Dec. 1945
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 12 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of two children, age apprixamtely 6 and 1 years old, seated facing the camera. There is a strong likelihood that the wrong name was assigned to this negative by Sylvia as the Rasminsky family do not recognize these children.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1919]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Portrait of Joseph Abramsky's second wife. Geisha (Gussie) Abramson (1872-1956) was born in Grodna, Gobernia, and came to Canada after meeting and becoming engaged to Joseph Abramsky, her cousin, in Kingston. She had two children, Samuel (1900-1951) and Annette (Anna) (1902-1970).
Notes
Photograph is a copy.
Original photograph by The Cooke Studio, 244 Princess Street, Kingston.
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1914
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 20 x 15 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy portrait and corresponding negative of Harry Abramsky (1897-1988) of Kingston, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph taken by The Cooke Studio, Princess Street, Kingston.
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1908]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 9 cm (sight, oval) and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph is a copy of a matted portrait of Ida Abramsky (1882-1950), daughter of Joseph Abramsky and Chaia Novack Abramsky. She was born in Bellorussia and came to Kingston with her family in 1896. She married Moe Breslin 1905 and lived in Toronto until her death in 1950.
Name Access
Abramsky, Ida
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy portrait of the daughter of Joseph Abramsky and Chaia Novack. She was born in Volpe, Belorussia, December 18, 1893, and moved to Kingston with her family in 1896. She married Allan Gould of Boston in 1915 and lived in Boston until her death in 1981.
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1950 and 1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 19 x 24 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ralph Constam was the son of Annie (Goldstick) and Jake Constam. He served overseas during the Second World War and married his wife Annaca Spero in Holland in 1945. They had two children, Jacqui and Simon, who were born in 1947 and 1949 respectively.
Scope and Content
The photograph includes the Constam children along with a cousin or friend. It was likely taken in the family's living room.
Subjects
Children
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
1978-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3362
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3362
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1913]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 11 x 14 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Bunny was born in 1910, Ida in 1911 and Rita in 1908. There were five other children in the Moses family: Wolfe (b. 1913), Malca (b. 1915), Aubey (b. 1917), Nat (b. 1919), and Sid (b. 1921). Their parents were Hascal and Annie Moses.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of siblings Bunny, Ida and Rita Moses as children.
Notes
Original photograph by J.A. McDonald, Sudbury.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
The generation of Posluns captured in this photograph were the children of Sheindel and Abraham Isaac Posluns. They had seven children named: Abe, Louis, Sam, Joseph, Gertie, Sarah and Anne.
Abe was born in 1908. He married Elsie Posluns and had three children named: Alan Irwin, Dorothy Hildred, and Richard Wilfred Joel. Abe Posluns was a financier and was actively involved in the Toronto Jewish community.Moreover, at different points in his life, he was president of the United Community Fund of Greater Toronto, president of the Jewish Home for the Aged, President of Baycrest Hospital, Honorary Vice-President for United Jewish Welfare Fund, Director and Executive of New Mount Sinai Hospital, Director of YW-YMHA, Director of Canadian Welfare Council, and a member of B'nai B'rith, Primrose Club, and Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
Louis Posluns was married to Leah and they had three sons: Wilfred, Jack and Irving. Louis was the Presdient of YMHA and a founding member of Beth Tzedec Congregation. Louis and his brother Jospeh started a family business called Superior Cloak; all four brothers became involved in the business, which in turn led to the creation of several other successful organizations.
Sam Posluns was Past President of the Board of Jewish Education.
The Posluns family was involved in many philanthropic ventures, which included a donation to the Baycrest Hospital to help fund a centre devoted to helping seniors who suffer from dementia as a result of strokes. The Louis and Leah Posluns Centre for Stroke and Cognition opened in 2000. The Leah Posluns Theatre located at the Bathurst Jewish Community Centre was also funded by the Poslun family.
Scope and Content
Photograph is of the Posluns siblings. Seated from left to right are Gertie Wasserman, Joseph and Louis. Standing from left to right are Sam, Abe, Sarah Bernstein and Anne Straus.
Name Access
Posluns
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
1997-7-6 Sam Posluns fonds
1999-12-2 Leah Posluns Theatre
2004-5-79 Posluns family memorabilia
Oral History #AC 214 Abe Posluns
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph is a street shot showing Abramsky's store and a street trolley.
Notes
Photograph is a copy.
Name Access
Abramsky, Joseph
Subjects
Streets
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-3-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2008-9-11
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-9-11
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
39 photographs (jpgs) ; b&w and col.
Date
1945-[200-]
Scope and Content
This accession consists of 39 electronic copies of original photographs depicting various members of the Abramsky family of Kingston, their former family homes, dedication ceremonies, family events, buildings that once housed Jewish owned businesses and organizations, photos taken on a Jewish walking tour of Kingston, as well as one image of a victory parade with Abramsky's store featured in the background.
Custodial History
The original photographs are in the possession of the donor. They were loaned for scanning as part of the Small Jewish Communities project.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1914?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 21 cm on matte 25 x 30 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of children at Centre Island in Toronto with an unidentified man. Picture in the rear centre is Pincus Mehr.
Name Access
Mehr, Pincus
Subjects
Children
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto Islands (Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 15; File 37; Item 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
15
File
37
Item
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Leah Gittel, Rohama Lee, and David Isar were the first, second and third children born to Ida and Isidore Siegel.
Leah Gittel moved to the United States to study nursing. She met and married Rabbi Jerome Labovitz in Philadelphia.
Rohama graduated from the University of Toronto and became a writer. She was a journalist in Canada during the late 1930s and early 1940s. She then moved to the United States in the 1940s and lived in New York City. She co-wrote the 1943 film "Tonight We Raid Calais" and the 1938 film "We're Going to Be Rich" and several short film scripts for the Office of War Information during the Second World War. Later, she edited Film News, a leading film industry magazine.
David served in the Second World War as a Flight Lieutenant in the RCAF. He graduated from McMaster University and the Ontario Colllege of Education and became a public school teacher. He later moved to the United States and became executive director of several synagogues and Jewish centres in New York and New Jersey.
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of (l-r) Gittel, Rohama and David. Judging by the clothing, the photograph was probably taken around 1940.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
1988-2-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3778
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3778
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia toned
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait taken at a studio with a backdrop of Niagara Falls. Rebecca is on the far left and her brother Louis is in the middle. The other two individuals are either family members or friends. It was likely taken before her husband and Louis enlisted in the military during the First World War.
Name Access
Ross, Lou
Rotenberg, Lou
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
1985-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
These children appear to be the same children, only younger, as in photos #160 & #161.
Notes
Photographer: Home Portrait Co.
Mounted in card frame.
Name Access
Liss family
Subjects
Children
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
David Rotenberg was born in Toronto on 24 July 1930, and is the son of Dr. Mattie and Meyer Rotenberg. He married Cecille Eisenberg, and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 1952. He worked as an insurance agent, and served on Toronto City Council and Metro Toronto Council from 1961 to 1972. In the 1972 election he ran for mayor, and lost to David Crombie in a close, three-way race. Rotenberg was later appointed as a commissioner on the Toronto Transit Commission, and served from 1975 to 1977. He first campaigned for the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, and finished second against Liberal Vern Singer in Wilson Heights.
David has been named as an honorary officer in the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of David Rotenberg and his brothers.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Brothers
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 17 x 24 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Identified from left to right are: Geshia & Joseph Abramsky and daughter Katherine.
Notes
Original photograph by J. W. Wilson Co., 169 Queen St. W, Toronto
Photograph is a copy.
Name Access
Abramsky, Geshia
Abramsky, Joseph
Abramsky, Katherine
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Stores, Retail
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Melamed fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 7; Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Melamed fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
7
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[190-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait photograph of Morris Melamed with his sister, taken in Russia.
Name Access
Melamed, Morris
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Russia
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 737
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
737
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of David Platnick in cadet uniform crouched down and holding his sister Marilyn Platnick.
Notes
Acquired June 28, 1976.
Name Access
Platnick, David
Platnick, Marilyn
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
31
Material Format
graphic material
Date
5 May 1945
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 8 cm
Admin History/Bio
Adrian Seguin was the son of Bertha (Tutzi) Haspel Seguin and George Seguin. He was also the brother to Natalie and Yvonne Seguin, one of which is posed with him in this portrait.
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of a boy and girl, between 6 and 8 years old, seated together on a ledge, the girl in front of the boy. The boy has his hand on his knee and the girl has both her hands in her lap.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 40
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
40
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Jan. 1953
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 8cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of a brother and sister leaning against a chair, the sister in front of the bother while facing the camera.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1951
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ralph Halbert was born in 1930 to Hyman and Faye Halbert. He is eldest brother to Dr. Gerald Halbert and Mrs. Rhoda Brown (nee Halbert). Gerald Halbert was born in 1935, and Rhoda Brown (nee halbert) was born in Their mother Faye was Sylvia Schwartz's cousin on her mother's side.
Ralph Halbert graduated from North Toronto Collegiate in 1948 and went on to attain his medical degree from the University of Toronto.
Since the early 1960s, he has been actively involved and supportive of the UJA and the Jewish community both in Toronto and Israel. In 1977, as the President of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University, Ralph and his wife Rosyln established the Programme of Canadian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 1995 it was renamed The Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies. The centre fosters research and promotes the understanding and knowledge of Canadian civilization in all its aspects among Israeli academics and the public at large. The Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies activities focus on research, publications, public lectures, visiting professors program, courses in Canadian Studies, Library Resources, and Conferences.
Gerald Halbert received his medical degree in 1960 from the University of Toronto. He was married in 1960 to Sandra ("Tootsie") (nee Sukerman) and they have two daughters: Wendy and Michelle. Around that time he became very involved in the Jewish community, first volunteering for the UJA in 1960 and then traveling to Israel on a UJA Young Leadership Mission in 1962. Inspired and awed by the country, his lifelong commitment to the community was solidified. Since that time he has held many volunteer leadership roles within the Toronto community, including: chair and/or co-chair for three UJA Federation Campaigns and President of United Israel Appeal of Canada and of Canadian Friends of Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been active in the development of the Wolfond Centre for Jewish Campus Life at the University of Toronto.
Outside of the Jewish community, he has helped to raise funds for and establish several research chairs at the University of Toronto and University Health Network and is a member of the Mount Sinai Hospital Board of Governors. He is a member of the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, where he has volunteered significant time to a number of fundraising initiatives including the Spark of Life and Neurosurgery Chair Campaigns. He is also Board Champion for the Krembil Neuroscience Centre’s Krembil Discovery Tower and Krembil Neuro Program.
In 2002 he was awarded the Order of Canada for his lifelong commitment and contributions to his community.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Rhoda, Ralph and Gerald Halbert.
Notes
This listing only contains a negative, no proofs.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Herbert Solway received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Herbert and Carol Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 for portraits of the Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 5; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
5
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 14 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Herbert Solway received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, sister of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Herbert and Carol Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f5_i1.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, series 5 for more photographs of the Solway family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4200
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4200
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1930
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 55 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a panoramic photograph of children at the Primrose Club in Toronto at 41 Willcocks Street. Identified individuals include: Herbert Epstein, Bert Rosenberg, Boris Adelberg, Ruthetta Kaplan Reiss, Joseph Kronick, Cliff Solway, Gil Shully, Joel Freisman, Sheldon Kert, Selma Vise Lichtman, Martin Factor, Sid Schipper, Ken Rotenberg, Earl Rotenberg, Mandel Sprachman, Ira Pollock.
Notes
Please see accession record for locations of cited individuals.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Children
Parties
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Creator
The Panoramic Camera Company
Places
Willcocks Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1987-9-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[190-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 17 x 11 cm (sight, oval) and 10 x 12 cm
Notes
Photograph is a copy.
Original photograph by C. H. Boyes, Kingston.
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy portrait of Mrs. Rivha Bennett with her children.
Name Access
Bennett, Rivha
Subjects
Mothers and sons
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-3-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic postcard of the Kellman children. There are inscriptions on the verso which indicate that the postcard is from Goldie Kellman to Mrs. Mary Soskin and family.
Name Access
Kellman family
Kellman, Goldie
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scenes from The Ward in the early 20th Century fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 43; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scenes from The Ward in the early 20th Century fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
43
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
3 slides : b&w ; 8 x 8 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Photograph of seven children of various ages and one baby in a wicker pram outside a house in the Ward.
Notes
Original is a glass slide with a black tape border.
Title taken from label on the slide.
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2005-5-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1941
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of John Devor standing on the steps of Beth Israel Synagogue with a group of Sunday school children, taken at the closing of the school for the summer. John Devor was the teacher. Pictured are:
Top row, left to right: Jerry Dardick, Bernice Abramsky, John Devor, Betty Cohen, Barry Tenhouse.
Middle row, left to right: Teddy Tevan, [?] Dardick, Jerry Springer, Sydney Lannis, Isadore Lannis.
Front row, left to right: Marilyn Abramsky, Shirley Tenhouse.
Notes
This item is almost identical to photo #3421.
Name Access
Abramsky, Bernice
Abramsky, Marilyn
Beth Israel Congregation (Kingston, Ont.)
Cohen, Betty
Dardick, Jerry
Devor, John
Lannis, Isadore
Lannis, Sydney
Springer, Jerry
Tenhouse, Barry
Tenhouse, Shirley
Tevan, Teddy
Subjects
Children
Portraits, Group
Teachers
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2947
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2947
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1925
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph from left to right are: Becky (Cooper) Trachter and her brother Art Cooper. Becky Cooper married Harry Trachter and had three children: Booky (Kwart), Sylvia (Consky) and Norman Trachter.
Name Access
Cooper, Art
Cooper, Becky
Trachter, Becky
Trachter's Milk Store
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Storefronts
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kensington Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Kensington Market (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-8-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1922
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy portrait of the Rosen family of Kingston, Ontario. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Jennie (née Rosen?) Cohen, Clara (née Rosen) Shapiro.
Front row, left to right: Fruma Basha Rosen, Harold Shapiro, Moshe Velvel Rosen.
Name Access
Cohen, Jennie
Rosen, Clara
Rosen, Fruma Basha
Rosen, Jennie
Rosen, Moshe Velvel
Shapiro, Clara
Shapiro, Harold
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-3-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1921]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy portrait of the Tevan family of Kingston, Ontario.
Name Access
Tevan family
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-3-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 945
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
945
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1916]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of three Penzner children, Toronto.
Name Access
Penzner
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1975-12-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of two Bliss family children taken at a studio in Toronto. There is a little girl standing on the left and a baby swaddled in a blanket on a chair to her right.
Notes
Albumen print
Photographer: Centennial Studio, 452 Queen West, Toronto
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Physical Condition
There is a stain on the photograph
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca.1920]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of three Cass children standing with a pony on Atlas Avenue in Toronto. There are two girls, a boy, and a man in this photograph. The boy is seated on the pony and is wearing a cowboy hat and kerchief and the two girls are standing on either side of the pony. They are standing on the mud street by the sidewalk in front of a house at 145 Atlas and there is a man standing on the front balcony. It is likely the children are the younger children of David Cass, left to right: Anne, Garfield, and Dora.
Notes
This photo is posed in virtually the same manner as photo # 10, from Fonds 11 (Rebecca Kamarner family fonds).
Name Access
Cass, Anne
Cass, Dora
Cass, Garfield
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Atlas Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 14 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Unknown.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of three Soskin children in formal dress. There are two little boys standing on either side of their baby sibling who has been seated on a chair. The age of the photograph suggests that they are most likely from among the older children of George and Martha Soskin: perhaps Isaac, Benjamin and Beulah, however, they cannot be positively identified.
Notes
Mounted on card frame.
Name Access
Soskin, Benjamin
Soskin, Beulah
Soskin, Isaac
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Physical Condition
Photograph has faded and also has some stains on it.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3431
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3431
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[before 1910]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Sprachman family
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-7-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 800
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
800
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a portrait of Abraham Duke with his wife and daughter of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studios.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Duke, Abraham
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Toronto Cloakmakers Union fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 8; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Toronto Cloakmakers Union fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
8
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1911
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph taken of the pioneering members of the Toronto Cloakmakers' Union.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Purim celebrations file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 4; Series 6; File 50; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Purim celebrations file
Level
Item
Fonds
4
Series
6
File
50
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Notes
Photograph is by Paul Brown.
Subjects
Children
Costume
Purim
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2936
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2936
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1943]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of David Gertler with his wife, who is holding a chicken. Gertler was the head of the "Special Department" in the Lodz Ghetto, made up of Jewish police who handled cases of theft and embezzlement.
Name Access
Gertler, David
Subjects
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Lódz
Jewish police officers
Married people
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Lódz (Poland)
Accession Number
1978-7-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
19
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1951
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of two photographs in the same card mount of Estelle and Irving Liss's children, a boy and girl, taken in Toronto in 1951.
Notes
Photographer: Eisenstat.
Mounted in card frame.
Name Access
Liss, Estelle
Liss, Irving
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Orah School for Russian Jewish Children series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Orah School for Russian Jewish Children series
Level
Series
Fonds
48
Series
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979-2000
Physical Description
40 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Established in November 1978 as the Orah School for Jewish Children from the Soviet Union, the school was intended for children who recently arrived from the Soviet Union with no previous Jewish education. Funding for the school came from special grants from the Toronto Jewish Congress (TJC; now, the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto), from community fundraising for the school, and from tuition fees. The school was managed by a board of directors, with a staff consisting of a school principal and vice-principal, and as many as eight teachers and junior teachers. The number of teaching staff varied over the years with fluctuations in enrolment and funding. The bulk of the administrative work for the school was carried out by BJE staff, and the school was considered a special project of the BJE and its parent body, the TJC. The executive and associate directors of the BJE were ex-officio members of the Orah board.
The school operated as a Sunday school, with six hours of classes every week. The curriculum was designed to suit families with little familiarity with Judaism, many of whom found the greater time requirements of the day schools and other supplementary schools too onerous. The school also provided children with bar and bat mitzvah training. The school's location varied over the years, moving between branches of the Eitz Chaim schools and the Hurwich Branch of Associated Hebrew Schools.
In recent years, the Orah school's affiliation with the BJE came to an end. Now called the Orah School for Children, the school is currently located in Thornhill at the Spring Farm branch of Eitz Chaim Day School, with Rabbi Yosef Michalowicz serving as principal.
Scope and Content
The series documents the BJE's involvement in founding the Orah school and assisting in its operations. The series also documents studies of the school conducted by the TJC and BJE in the early 1980s and again in the early 1990s. The series contains meeting minutes of the board of directors and study committees, memoranda and correspondence relating to the school's operations, and records relating to the school's budget, fundraising activities, and enrolment. Files in the series are organized alphabetically by subject.
Subjects
Children
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2368
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2368
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1925
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of the Hamer family of Toronto.
Left to right: Dave; Toby; Clara; Jenny (aka. Jean, m. Richman); Morris; Sam.
In front: Max (age 9).
Name Access
Hamer, Clara
Hamer, Dave
Hamer, Jean
Hamer, Jenny
Hamer, Max
Hamer, Morris
Hamer, Sam
Hamer, Toby
Richman, Jean
Richman, Jenny
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 944
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
944
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. Rose Penzner and children, 172 Chestnut Street, Toronto.
Name Access
Penzner, Rose
Subjects
Mother and child
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Chestnut Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1975-12-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1155
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1155
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Sarah (née Rovinsky) Moldaver seated with her children, in Brantford, Ontario. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: David, Sam, Sarah Moldaver.
Front row, left to right: Bertha, Isaac (Jack), Daniel, Abraham.
Name Access
Moldaver, Abraham
Moldaver, Bertha
Moldaver, David
Moldaver, Isaac
Moldaver, Jack
Moldaver, Sam
Moldaver, Sarah
Rovinsky, Sarah
Subjects
Mother and child
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Brantford (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-6-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
David Vanek fonds
Occupational records series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 1; Series 3; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
David Vanek fonds
Occupational records series
Level
Item
Fonds
1
Series
3
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of one photograph of David and Joyce Vanek conversing with Bora Laskin, Chief Justice of Canada, and his wife Peggy, at the closing dinner of the "Annual Conference".
Notes
Bora Laskin became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1975, a position he held until his death in 1984.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Purim celebrations file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 4; Series 6; File 50; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Purim celebrations file
Level
Item
Fonds
4
Series
6
File
50
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Notes
Photograph is by Paul Brown.
Subjects
Children
Parties
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Official engagements sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-6; File 73
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Official engagements sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-6
File
73
Material Format
graphic material
Date
13 Nov. 1966
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm + identification key
Scope and Content
File consists of one group portrait of the participants in a plaque unveiling ceremony in Clarence Square commemorating Alexander Dunn, Canada's first Victoria Cross recipient. Identified is (left to right): Col. W.J. Stewart, Major B. Handley Geary, Mayor Phil Givens, Allan Grossman, Dr. J.M.S. Careless, and H/Capt. V.B.T. Matthews
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Source
Archival Descriptions
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