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Level
Item
ID
Item 6087
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6087
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1926]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Joseph Graner changing a flat tire at the side of the road with his daughter Ida Graner.
Name Access
Graner, Joseph
Graner, Ida
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
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1991-5-9
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1910-1950
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting the business career and community involvement of Joseph Graner. Included are receipts, insurance release foms, bills, and an auditor's financial report. His company is decribed on letterheads as dealing with steamship tickets, real estate, foreign exchange, insurance, loans, mortgages, valuations, and rent collection. There are three items of historic paper foreign currency from Germany and Russia. As well there are order forms for Universal Garment Company Sportswear Specialists, and a seal for Joseph Graner, Justice of the Peace for Toronto and the County of York. Finally there are press clippings and correspondence pertaining to his community activities with organizations such as Associated Hebrew Schools, Goel Tzedec Synagogue, Ontario Zionist Association, the Conservative Association, and committees protesting the persecution of Jews in Poland and Gemany before the Second World War.
Administrative History
Joseph Graner was one of the founders of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies and the Jewish Dispensary (the forerunner of Mount Sinai Hospital). A biography is included with the Instrument of Donation.
Name Access
Graner, Joseph
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6091
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6091
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph from a carte de visite of Joseph and Temma Graner, probably Toronto, 1910s.
Name Access
Graner, Joseph
Graner, Temma
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
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6086
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6086
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1926]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Joseph Graner with his son, Irwin, changing a flat tire at the side of the road.
Name Access
Graner, Joseph
Graner, Irwin
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
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6082
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6082
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Graner, son of Leizer and Chaya Graner, was born in Russian-controlled Ukraine in 1879. He was educated in cheders and emigrated to England in the early twentieth century, where he remained for two and a half years. He settled in Toronto in 1907. He was the founder and first president of the Hebrew National Association and one of the founders of the Kehillah of Toronto. He was on the Board of the United Orthodox Synagogues of Canada, the Hebrew Free School, the Old Folks Home and the Goel Zedeck Synagogue. He was president of the Ukraine Verband of Toronto and Ontario in 1919, and directed the relief campaigns for the distressed. He was also chairman of the Ukraine Orphans' Campaign and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in July 1919. He had three children: Harry, Irwin, and Ida.
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph of the Graner family, Toronto, 1920s. Seated from left to right are Joseph and his wife Temma (née Geller) and standing from left to right are their three children, Irwin, Ida, and Harry.
Notes
Original: Modern Studio, 452 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Name Access
Graner family
Graner, Joseph
Graner, Temma
Graner, Irwin
Graner, Ida
Graner, Harry
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
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6103
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6103
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1920 and 1939]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, postcard ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of Mr. Robinson (Reubinson), a teacher (?), probably in Toronto, in the 1920s or 1930s.
Name Access
Robinson
Reubinson
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
1984-8-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 44; Item 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
44
Item
29
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of artist Henry Weingluck, his wife Rae, and others at a dinner event.
Notes
Stamp on verso: Willy Lobel 382 Larence Ave. W. RU. 1-2809 Toronto.
Name Access
Weingluck, Rae
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Married people
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
1988-2-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6081
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6081
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 193-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Copy photograph of Irwin Graner, son of Joseph Graner, aboard steamship, possibly in the 1930s.
Name Access
Graner, Irwin
Graner, Joseph
Subjects
Transportation
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
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1993-12-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1993-12-1
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
40 photographs; b&w; 12.5x17.5 cm
Date
1928-1930
Scope and Content
Accession consists of black and white photographs depicting unidentified people at Port Carling, Bala, Lake Couchiching, and Clear Lake.
Name Access
Graner, Ronald
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-10-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-10-3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records (1 vol.)
1 photograph
Date
1889-1890, [between 1914-1918]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a ledger book from Henry Sadowski's General Store in Massey, Ontario. The book features entries that document various purchases during 1889 and 1890. Half of the book is written in Yiddish and the other half is in English. The store appears to have operated on credit, allowing purchasers to buy goods and then pay their balance all at once.
There is also one photograph of an unknown soldier of the First World War. The photograph was tucked between the pages of the book. There is Yiddish writing on the reverse side.
Administrative History
Henry Sadowski was married to Rose Sadowski. He was the mayor of Massey, Ontario in 1914 and ran the General Store. Henry and Rose also owned a lumber camp in the area.
Descriptive Notes
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Entries in English are written phonetically. For example, the word "pad" refers to "paid", and the words "to goods" refers to "two goods."
Subjects
Communities
Business
Name Access
Sadowski, Henry
Places
Massey, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-2-13
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-2-13
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
ca. 150 photographs : b&w and col ; 21 x 27 cm or smaller
1 photograph : negative print on transparency
1 scrapbook
1 folder of textual records
Date
1925-1996
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs documenting the family life of Henry and Bella Rosenbaum. Included are photos from Poland, Italy, Israel and Canada. In addition, there is a scrapbook of photos prepared by their daughter Brenda on Henry and Bella's thirtieth wedding anniversary in 1976. In addition, there is a more comprehensive biography written by Henry and Bella's son-in-law Eric Bornstein. Individuals identified in photographs include,
Administrative History
Henry "Hanoch" Rosenbaum (1925-2015) was born in Radom Poland. He was the seventh of eight children born to Rachel Rosenbaum (née Katz) and Moshe Rosenbaum. Henry learned the fate of his parents, two siblings and their families, after the war. All were innocent victims murdered during the Holocaust. Most of Radom's Jews were murdered in Treblinka following the August 1942 liquidation of its ghettos.
Henry Rosenbaum met his Bella Rotbard (1925-2012) in Italy in the aftermath of the Second World War. Although Bella was also from Radom, she did not know the Rosenbaum family. Bella's parents, her sixteen-year-old sister and four-year-old brother along with most of her parents' extended families were murdered in the Holocaust.
While in Italy, the Joint Distribution Committee funded 'mock' Kibbutzim, preparing holocaust survivors for immigration to Palestine and Kibbutz life. Bella, a one-time member of the secular Jewish youth movement Hashomer Hatzair in Poland, believed that she was destined to be a kibbutznik. Henry would follow.
Bella and Henry were part of the illegal immigration to Palestine in 1946 and spent their first few days in Atlit, a British Mandate detainee camp. Soon Bella settled on kibbutz, but soon after married Henry. In 1946, Bella and Henry married in their apartment in Ramat Gan. At the time, Henry was serving in the IDF’s motor pool. Finding the weather exasperating her migraine symptoms, Bella, Henry and their toddler daughter Brenda (b. 1949) immigrated to Toronto in 1952.
With the assistance of a relative, Henry gained employment in a print shop sweeping floors. Shortly thereafter he advanced to machine operator and in 1961 he opened his own print shop. Bella found employment in the garment industry sewing collars onto shirts and earning her wages by piece work. Bella stopped working when their son Murray (b. 1961) was born. Henry served as editor for the quarterly Yiddish and English journal the Voice of Radom and was an active life-long member of the Radom Society.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Families
Name Access
Expo 67 (Montréal, Québec)
Rosenbaum, Henry, 1925-2015
Places
Canada
Israel
Italy
Poland
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-3-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-3-4
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w and col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 12 x 11 cm and 9 x 9 cm
Date
1950, [196-], 1982
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 3 photographs of Henry Weingluck. Included is Weingluck's wedding photo to Rae Simon in 1950, a photo of Henry and Rae at Simon's Restaurant on their 32nd anniversary on 26 March 1982, and a photograph of Weingluck riding a camel in Israel, possibly in the late 1960s.
Subjects
Wedding anniversaries
Portraits
Name Access
Weingluck, Henry, 1902-1987
Places
Israel
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Henry Bliss.
Notes
Photographer: Haynee Studio.
Mounted in card frame.
Name Access
Bliss, Henry
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 18; Series 1; Item 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
18
Series
1
Item
31
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Henry Moos was born in 1922. He was the president and chairman of Kennedy Travel Bureau Limited/Kentours for forty-three years. He was married to Vera Moos and had two children: Tom and Cindy. He was a member of Temple Sinai Congregation. He died on 22 November 1997.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Henry Moos.
Name Access
Moos, Henry
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
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 185
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
185
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a portrait photograph of Henry Papernick.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1979-8-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-8-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1916-1941
Scope and Content
This accession consists of a program for the installation night of the Palestine Lodge at the Masonic Temple in 1941.
MG_RG
MG2 B1JJ
MG2 J1
MG2 P1C
Subjects
Freemasonry--Lodges
Name Access
Papernick, Henry, 1897-1986
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 102; File 76
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
Fonds
102
File
76
Material Format
textual record
Date
1986-1998
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Henry was a social worker and later an educator and editor in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence with Saul Cowan, a 25th anniversary edition of Outlook magazine (Henry was editor of the periodical), and his 1998 obituary.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Balchan, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Balchan, Henry
Page Number
239
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Bennett, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Bennett, Henry
Page Number
565
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Chadwick, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Chadwick, Henry
Page Number
600
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldfinch, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldfinch, Henry
Page Number
574
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Henry, Patrick
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Henry, Patrick
Page Number
554
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Jones, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Jones, Henry
Page Number
623
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Lever, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Lever, Henry
Page Number
630
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Lever, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Lever, Henry
Page Number
682
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rowe, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rowe, Henry
Page Number
250
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Taylor, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Taylor, Henry
Page Number
653
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Level
Item
ID
Item 4645
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4645
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1932]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Name Access
Newman, David E.
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
1981-11-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4762
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4762
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1914
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Left to right: Joseph; Morris.
Notes
USE CONDITIONS: As a courtesy, kindly notify Joseph Alexandroff's daughter Cheryl Zener in advance of publishing.
For further information, see accession record.
Name Access
Alexandroff, Morris
Alexandroff, Joseph
West Toronto
Junction
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
1989-3-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1209
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1209
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1904
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of Joseph and Mollie Caplin.
Name Access
Caplin, Joseph
Caplin, Mollie
Subjects
Married people
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2930
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2930
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1938
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Weinreb, Rabbi Joseph
Subjects
Rabbis
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
1979-2-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3547
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3547
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1914 and 1919]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
Name Access
Bochner, Pearlie
Schwartz, Pearlie
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
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 55
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
55
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1947
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 36 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of people at the 50th birthday dinner for Henry Greisman. Identified individuals include: Richard Greisman, Sally Greisman, Henry Greisman, Leonard Mehr, Esther Mehr and Ethel Greisman.
Notes
For location of identified individuals, see accession record.
Subjects
Birthdays
Dinners and dining
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 164
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
164
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 220
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
220
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs of Harry Rosenberg, QC.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 10; Item 32
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
10
Item
32
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1925]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Henry (Harry) Dworkin, husband of Dorothy (Goldstick) Dworkin, was born in 1886 in Russia and came to Canada in 1905. In the early years, Henry dispersed food to the hungry and helped people from Poland, Rumania, and Latvia after they settled in Canada. Henry opened E. & H. Dworkin Steamship and Bankers in 1917 with his brother Edward. The business continued as Dworkin Travel at 525 Dundas West. Dworkin Travel was the oldest travel agency in Toronto which also carried a wholesale tobacco business at the rear. Henry was also the founder of the Labour Lyceum. Henry and Dorothy had one daughter, Ellen, whose nickname was Honey. He died in an auto accident in 1928 and 20,000 people attended the funeral.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mr. Henry (Harry) Dworkin.
Name Access
Dworkin, Harry
Dworkin, Henry
Subjects
Businesspeople
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.
Accession Number
2005-4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 44
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
44
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[ca. 1939]-1985
Physical Description
60 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Henry Weingluck (1902-1987) was an artist and Toronto art gallery owner, who immigrated to Canada in 1948 after being imprisoned in concentration camps in France during the Second World War. Weingluck was born in Zawiercie, Poland on May 7th, 1902, to an Orthodox Jewish family. He was the son of Alter Weingluck, a footwear designer. He studied at art academies in Crakow, Copenhagen, and Berlin and was a pupil of Professor Max Lieberman, president of Berlin's Academy of Arts prior to the Nazi takeover of Germany. Weingluck often depicted Jewish themes in his paintings, in a style he called "academic impressionism." He exhibited in Paris with Kandinsky and Chagall, as well as at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Jewish Museum, Berlin. He painted portraits of such prominent figures as Albert Einstein, Max Schmelin, Yehudi Menuhin, and Chaim Weizmann.
From 1933 to 1942, Weingluck lived in France and, during the Nazi occupation of France, was imprisoned in eight concentration camps from 1942 to 1945. The Nazis made use of his artistic talent as a barracks designer and portraitist. During this time, the Germans confiscated 375 of his paintings. After the war, Weingluck moved to Tangiers, Morocco, and then emigrated to Canada to join his brother in Toronto. Henry opened H. W. Art Gallery, at 665 College Street, around 1948, and then Weingluck's Art Gallery and Gift Shoppe at 623 College Street, in the 1950s. In 1950, he married his wife Rae (née Simon), whom he met in Canada. Henry died in Toronto in 1987.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of material related to the personal life and artistic career of Henry Weingluck. The records pertain to the following: his experiences during the war and in the work camp at Beaulieu, France; his emigration to Canada; his restitution claims for artworks confiscated by the Nazis; his exhibitions; and his art gallery on College Street in Toronto. These records include personal and professional correspondence, certificates, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal writings, publications, programmes, exhibition catalogues, designs and sketches, and artifacts.
Notes
Physical description note: includes 30 photographs, 1 audio cassette, 22 designs and sketches, and 16 objects.
Associated material note: the Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives (Montreal) has a collection of paintings and other records of Henry Weingluck.
Name Access
Weingluck, Henry, 1902-1987
Subjects
Artists
Physical Condition
Some of the records are in fragile condition.
Related Material
See also the Ontario Jewish Archives' news clippings file under "Weingluck, Henry"
Creator
Weingluck, Henry, 1902-1987
Accession Number
1988-2-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-3
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938-1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and one article on Henry Hamilton Beamish, the antisemitic leader of the London Britons society
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Cassel fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 93
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Cassel fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
93
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]-2000, predominant 1929-1947
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
3 albums (ca. 210 photographs)
2 photographs
Admin History/Bio
Heinz Kassel (1912-2009) (later changed to Henry Cassel) was a German refugee during the Second World War who was classified as an enemy alien by the British government. He spent two years in an internment camp for prisoners of war (POWs) in Quebec. He later became a naturalized Canadian citizen and enlisted in the Canadian military.
Heinz was born on October 25, 1912 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to Adolf and Olga Kassel. Adolf owned a successful banking business which he had inherited from his father. The family resided above the bank and lived a comfortable life during these early years. They moved to Frankfurt around 1920 after Adolf sold his business to buy a partnership in a bank there.
Heinz’s parents had hoped that he would one day become a corporate lawyer. In 1931, in preparation for his future career, he began studying law and economics at Frankfurt University. He enjoyed his initial university years. However, after Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, he became alarmed when his non-Jewish university friends began ignoring him and when the German government passed laws forbidding Jews from practicing law in court. Determined to leave Germany and seek out a better life elsewhere, he begged his parents to immigrate with him to the United States. They refused to go, unwilling to leave behind the life they had worked so hard to build. In accordance with his parents’ wishes, Heinz relocated to nearby Italy instead of the US in 1934. He learned Italian and eventually secured a job with an engineering firm.
Sensing that the political climate in Italy was becoming dangerous for Jewish people, Heinz applied for immigration to the US in early 1939. Eager to leave Italy, he relocated to London to await the approval of his US visa. He left just in time: Britain declared war on Germany less than a week after his arrival. His parents, in turn, managed to escape to Holland. Soon after Britain’s declaration, all immigrants from enemy countries were considered enemy aliens and suspected of being spies.
On May 12, 1940, the British military arrested Heinz and interned him with other German immigrants and POWs. He believed his detainment was only a precautionary measure and that he would be cleared within a few days. However, the British shipped him to the Isle of Man where he remained for several months. Fearing an invasion, the British shipped 3,000 of the POWs, including Kassel, to Quebec, where he was briefly interned at a POW camp set up at the Plains of Abraham. In October 1940, he was moved with 736 other refugees to an abandoned railway yard (later known as “Camp N”) in Newington, near Sherbrooke, Quebec. While there, he confronted a great deal of antisemitism from the guards.
While he was interned in Quebec, the Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC) interviewed him and other Jewish prisoners in order to lobby for their release. Realizing that the internees were not POWs, the Canadian government declared the camp a refugee camp in 1941. By October 1942, the CJC was successful in helping Heinz secure employment with Benjamin Pape & Company in Toronto.
Heinz met Reta Freeman in Toronto and they were married in November 1944. Reta was born and raised in Toronto. After their nuptials, they were both briefly classified as enemy aliens and had to report to the RCMP on a regular basis. Shortly thereafter, Heinz enlisted in the Royal Canadian Army and was sent to basic training in Manitoba. On January 21, 1946 he was granted landed immigrant status, and in April of that year, he became a citizen.
After the war, Heinz learned that his parents as well as other relatives had been transported to concentration camps and had not survived. He was certainly one of the few fortunate ones to leave the country, despite the circumstances of his removal. He resented being interned for so long, but did not blame the British for rounding him up with other Germans based on their initial fears regarding enemy aliens. His feelings about Canada's treatment of him during that time, however, were not as sympathetic.
The couple lived their lives in Toronto. They first resided at 2346 Yonge Street. Heinz legally changed his name to Henry Cassel. He worked as an accountant and later was a controller for the United Jewish Welfare Fund. The couple had two children: Andrew (b. 1947) and Richard (b. 1951). Reta passed away in August 1962 and Henry later remarried Esther Cassel. He passed away at the age of 96 on February 15, 2009.
Custodial History
Records were created and accumulated by Henry Cassel. His sons donated them to the OJA after his death.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the life of Henry Cassel, particularly his attempt to emigrate from Europe prior to the Second World War and his internment in Canada as a German prisoner of war (POW). Included is personal correspondence between Cassel and his parents; correspondence written by Cassel to potential employers and Canadian Jewish agencies; legal documents and certificates, such as Cassel's birth certificate and passport; family photo albums documenting the family and lives of Henry Cassel and his wife Reta; Cassel's autobiography; a journal and notebook written by Cassel during his internment; and, other internment records, such as government forms and poems and songs written by internees. Also included are newspaper clippings, articles, financial statements, genealogical research, and antisemitic ephemera collected by Cassel. Of particular note are newsletters that were produced during the 1990s by ex-internees who had kept in touch over the years. Records are arranged into 16 files.
Notes
Textual records in the fonds were reduced from ca. 20 cm to 8 cm. Please see accession record for further details about the culled material.
Associated material notes: for related records at other archives, please see: the UJRA case files at the National CJC Archive in Montreal and the holdings at Library and Archives Canada (such as, the Directorate of Internment Operations series in the Department of National Defense fonds R112-0-2-E)
Name Access
Cassel, Henry, 1912-2009
Subjects
Europe--Emigration and immigration
Prisoners of war
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
See: Canadian Jewish Congress case files in RG 282 and accession #2005-10-1.
Creator
Cassel, Henry, 1912-2009
Accession Number
2010-4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
Feb. 1966 - June 1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting the purchase of Henry Moore's sculpture, "The Archer", for Nathan Phillips Square. Included are letters of criticism and support for the purchase, lists of donors to the Henry Moore Sculpture Fund, donor pledges, a memo detailing a telephone conversation with Henry Moore, and correspondence regarding the cost of the sculpture.
Name Access
Moore, Henry
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
July 1966-Jan. 1967, 1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting the purchase and unveiling of Henry Moore's sculpture, "The Archer", for Nathan Phillips Square. Included are letters of criticism and support for the sculpture's purchase, donation pledges, letters from artist Henry Moore, memos from the Board of Control, correspondence regarding the transportation of the sculpture to Toronto and the cost of installing it in Nathan Phillips Square. Also included is correspondence documenting the sculpture's unveiling ceremony, such as, invitation replies, letters of congratulations and the event programme.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 127
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
127
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning letters to the editor and opinion editorials written in the Toronto Daily Star and Globe and Mail newspapers. The file also includes an open letter to Dr. Henry Kissinger, secretary of state for the United States of America.
Name Access
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-
Subjects
Statesmen
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Badcock, Wm. Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Badcock, Wm. Henry
Page Number
774
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Cox, Mrs. Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Cox, Mrs. Henry
Page Number
334
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Davis, Henry J.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Davis, Henry J.
Page Number
654
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Field, William Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Field, William Henry
Page Number
606
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Harris, George, Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Harris, George, Henry
Page Number
353
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Irwine, Wm. Henry
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Irwine, Wm. Henry
Page Number
671
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Towers, Henry & family
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Towers, Henry & family
Page Number
755
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Level
Item
ID
Item 6080
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6080
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910s-1920s]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Graner, son of Leizer and Chaya Graner, was born in Russian-controlled Ukraine in 1879. He was educated in cheders and emigrated to England in the early twentieth century, where he remained for two and a half years. He settled in Toronto in 1907. He was the founder and first president of the Hebrew National Association and one of the founders of the Kehillah of Toronto. He was on the Board of the United Orthodox Synagogues of Canada, the Hebrew Free School, the Old Folks Home and the Goel Zedeck Synagogue. He was president of the Ukraine Verband of Toronto and Ontario in 1919, and directed the relief campaigns for the distressed. He was also chairman of the Ukraine Orphans' Campaign and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in July 1919. He had three children: Harry, Irwin, and Ida.
Scope and Content
Photograph of exterior of Graner & Company Bankers and steamship agents, Queen St. W., Toronto, n.d. Probably 1920s (perhaps 1910s). Standing in doorway is Joseph Graner.
Name Access
Graner & Company Bankers
Graner, Joseph
Subjects
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
Queen Street West (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1991-5-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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