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Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Radio and television scripts series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 3; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Radio and television scripts series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
3
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Responsibility
Hank Karpus
Date
[ca. 1953]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding made up the comedy team "Bob and Ray". "The Bob and Ray Show", which ran sporadically from 1946 to 1987, was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1995. The pair also appeared as guests on numerous variety shows such as, the Ed Sullivan Show and the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Scope and Content
This file consists of one original and two copy radio scripts written by Henry Karpus for Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding.
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 82
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
82
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 5 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of photographs of Ray Havelock.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1985-1-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1985-1-7
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Date
[ca. 1958]-1964
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a group photo of Ray Havelock with other young men of Balfour Lodge with identifying information, a photo of Ray Havelock with Allan White and Toronto Mayor Nathan Phillips, and a photo of Ray Havelock with United Synagogue Day School students at Beth Tzedec Synagogue.
001: Ray Havelock presents shofar to USDS students, Beth Tzedec Synagouge, (Toronto, ON), ca. 1961. Identified in photo are Ray Havelock, Director of Youth (left) and Kenny Orenstein (right).
002: Members of Balfour Lodge, young men’s fundraising drive, (Toronto, ON), 1960. Photo by Barsky. Text written on reverse indicates that the photo was used for Havelock’s editorial entitled “Hogwash”. Identified in the photo: Back row (L to R): Earl Levi, Cy Flacks, Al White, Sheldon Greenberg and Lionel Miskin. Middle row (L to R): Roy Havelock, Joel Greenspan, Tom Shatsky, Henry (Shlomie) Goldbach. Front row (L to R): Leonard Sigel and Charles (Chuck) Freedman.
Havelock annotated a photocopy of this photograph identifying the eventual professions of these young men aged 17-21. Back row (L to R): Earl Levi (Chemist), Cy Flacks (Engineer), Al White (Bookkeeper), Sheldon Greenberg (TV production and Engineering), Lionel Miskin(Lawyer and member of Jewish Scholar Society). Middle row (L to R): Roy Havelock, Joel Greenspan (accountant), Tom Schatsky (worked for CIDA, Canadian International Development Agency, executive for Oxfam), Henry (Shlomie) Goldbach (Accountant and CJC). Front row (L to R): Leonard (Len) Sigal (accountant) and Charles (Chuck) Freedman (economist, Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada).
003: Balfour Lodge publicity photo, “Beacon of Hope” campaign, (Toronto, ON), ca. 1964. Photo by Mayfair Camera Centre. Identified in the photo are Alan White, Mayor Nathan Phillips and Ray Havelock.
Administrative History
Balfour Lodge was founded in 1956.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Weiner family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 14; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Weiner family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
14
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic postcard of Ray [Rachel?] Weiner as a young girl taken at a studio in Toronto.
Notes
Alexandra Studio, 338 Queen W., Toronto.
Name Access
Weiner, Rachel
Weiner, Ray
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
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
190
Material Format
textual record
Date
3 Mar. 1970-19 Oct. 1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2018-11-10
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-11-10
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
ca. 30 cm of graphic materials and textual records
Date
1936-[2004]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Ray and Rose Wolfe. Included are numerous photographs of Ray and Rose Wolfe with different individuals and at different events as well as a small number of textual records. Individuals identified in the photographs include: Bluma Appel, David Ben-Gurion, George H. W. Bush, Elizabeth Comper, Tony Comper, Mikhail Gorbachev, Golda Meier, Brian Mulroney, Gunthar Plaut, Yitzhak Rabin, Bob Rae, Shimon Peres, Justin Trudeau, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, John Turner, Desmond Tutu, Elizabeth Wolfe, and Morris Wolfe.
Custodial History
Records were in the possession of Elizabeth Wolfe, daughter of Ray and Rose Wolfe, prior to donation.
Use Conditions
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Descriptive Notes
Availability of other formats: Selected images also available as JPEG and TIFF files.
Subjects
Jewish philanthropists
Married people
Name Access
Wolfe, Ray, 1917-1990
Wolfe, Rose, 1916-2016
Places
Canada
Israel
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-12-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-12-1
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
moving images
Physical Description
43 cm of graphic material and textual records
1 film reel
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 19 cm (sight) in frame 33 x 27 cm
Date
1962-1998
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting events associasted with Ray and Rose Wolfe. Included are photo albums and scrapbooks, four photographs, one folder of certificates, one folder of correspondence, and a recording of a speech Abba Eban gave in 1975 to the Canadian Friends of Haifa University. The albums and scrapbooks document the following: the 1963 UJA campaign; a 1978 event held by the University of Haifa in appreciation of Ray Wolfe; a 1980 Negev Dinner tribute held in honour of Rose Wolfe; a 1981 Hineni conference in Montreal; and a 1982 Europe/Israel tour by a UJA delegation that includes the Belzbergs, the Fienbergs, the Hermans, and the Wolfes. There is also a 1970 memorial book of the official opening of the Samuel Bronfman House commemorating fifty years of service to the Canadian Jewish Congress. The book contains a personal note from Mr. Bronfman to Ray Wolfe.
Custodial History
Records were in the possession of Elizabeth Wolfe, daughter of Ray and Rose Wolfe, prior to donation.
Use Conditions
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Jewish philanthropists
Name Access
Wolfe, Ray, 1917-1990
Wolfe, Rose, 1916-2016
Places
Europe
Israel
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-2-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-2-1
Material Format
textual record
object
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
3 ribbons
Date
1939-1940
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a dues notebook which belonged to Samuel Samuels. The books contain listings in Hebrew of contributers to a building fund, entries written in Yiddish of family lifecycle events, telephone numbers and addresses with numbers in English, as well as ribbon badges for a United Palestine Appeal Committee (1939), a Ontario Zionist Regional Conference (1940), and a Canadian Jewish Congress Annual Conference (1940).
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 25; Series 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Series
Fonds
25
Series
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1890]-[192-]
Physical Description
10 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 13 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Rebecca (Bessie) Samuels (née Levine) (b.1875) was Moses Levine’s sister. In 1895, she married Joseph Samuels (b.1874), at which time the couple lived at 116 Agnes St. and Joseph was employed as a tinsmith. He later became a retail merchant in Toronto and owned a hardware store located at 275 Queen St. West. Their children were Harry (b.1896), Fanny (b.1898), Ida (b.1900), Annie (b.1902), Mary (Martha) (b. 8 Dec. 1908), and Abe (b.1911). Harry was drafted in 1917, and, following the war, he and Fanny worked in their father’s store. The family also lived on Queen Street, but by the 1930s had moved to 410 Brunswick Ave.
Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of the Samuels family.
Name Access
Samuels family
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 475
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
475
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962-1974
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 249
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
249
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of 1 portrait photograph of Samuel Shainhouse.
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 275
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
275
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 Samuel Stolman.
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 291
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
291
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photograph of Samuel Ussishkin during a speech.
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 53
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
53
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1949
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs of Samuel Godfrey, honourary 1949 campaign chair for United Jewish Appeal.
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 200
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
200
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 Samuel Posluns.
Name Access
Posluns, Samuel, 1910-1994
Subjects
Businesspeople
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
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 214
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
214
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 Samuel Risk.
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 238
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
238
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1953
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
2 embossed prints : 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs and embossed prints of Maurice Samuel.
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 239
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
239
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
2 embossed prints : 7 x 9 cm
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1977-4-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1977-4-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1926-1965
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material relating to the Associated Hebrew Schools including correspondence and a certificate awarded to the school choir. In addition there is a Canadian Jewish Congress Central Region timeline of the history of the Toronto Jewish Community (1954), a CJC abstract of the proceedings of the Sixth Regional Conference on Jewish Education (1957), as well as editions of The Jewish Herald, The Jewish Standard, and the Canadian Jewish News. In addition, there is material documenting the activities of the Kehillah of Toronto, a religious organization of synagogues and organizations such as mutual benefit societies. Included are correspondence, a ballot page listing congregations and organizations, a financial report, and a legal document in the form of an agreement between the Kehilla of Toronto and shochtim regarding the ritual slaughter of beef.
Administrative History
Samuel Kurtz was the Executive Vice President of the Associated Hebrew Schools.
MG_RG
MG 3 A 5
Name Access
Kurtz, Samuel A.
Associated Hebrew Schools
Kehilla of Toronto
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1980-4-10
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1980-4-10
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1937
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a tribute to Samuel Kronick in the form of a humourous legal judgement in this "Zionist Court of Honour." Bernard Vise is the "judge," Fred Catzman the "Attorney for the People," and Henry Papernick the "Clerk of the Court."
MG_RG
MG 6 H
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1982-8-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1982-8-9
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 microfilm reels
Date
1943-1972
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two microfilm reels, one negative and one positive, of a scrapbook compiled by Sara Godfrey of Toronto, the wife of Samuel Godfrey. The documents in the scrapbook include newspaper clippings, photographs, invitations and event programmes. These include a booklet for the building campaign for the new Jewish Community Centre at Bloor and Spadina; a programme from the official opening of the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital in 1954; a "Y-Time" newsletter of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. of Toronto from 1972; and UJWF annual reports. Other organizations documented include Y.M.-Y.W.H.A., including the "Northern Y"; Mount Sinai Hospital; Deborah chapter of Hadassah; and Community Chest of Greater Toronto. Most of the records relate to Samual Godfrey, O.B.E. A smaller number are written by or are about Dr. I. Pollock, and there are some clippings related to the social and cultural activities of Sara Godfrey, for example with Hadassah and the Women's Auxiliary of Mount Sinai Hospital.
Administrative History
Samuel Godfrey was a successful businessman and an active leader in Toronto's Jewish community in the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Russian Poland in 1899 to Solomon and Minnie (Fleishman) Godfrey, he came to Toronto as a baby. His first job was as a newsboy. In 1922, he established a company that became one of Canada's largest waste and wool merchants: S. Godfrey, Ltd. As well, he was president of several other companies. In 1925, Godfrey married Sara E. Levi and the couple had three daughters, Sheila, Judith and Margaret. Sheila married Dr. Ira Pollock, son of Clara Teich Pollock and Maurice Aaron Pollock.
Samuel Godfrey was involved with numerous entities during a time of expansion for the Jewish community. He was a founding co-chairman of the United Jewish Welfare Fund in 1938; president of the United Jewish Appeal in 1941; president of the Community Chest of Greater Toronto; co-chair of the building committee for the new Jewish Community Centre at Bloor and Spadina; and he was involved in fundraising for the construction of the new Mount Sinai Hospital.
Godfrey was nominated to run for the federal Liberal party in the October 1955 by-election, but lost to the Conservative Party. He was invested in the Office of the British Empire in 1948 and he and his wife established the Samuel Godfrey Scholarship at the University of Toronto's medical school. Samuel Godfrey died in 1956.
Descriptive Notes
Microfilmed in 1982.
RELATED MATERIAL NOTE: For further detailed information about the United Jewish Welfare Fund see Fonds 67, records of the UJWF.
Subjects
Philanthropy and fundraising
Name Access
Godfrey, Samuel
Godfrey, Sara
United Jewish Welfare Fund (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1901
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1901
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy negative of Lewis Samuel of Toronto. The image is from A. D. Hart's book on the Jews in Canada.
Notes
See correspondending negative #1901a, which is a copy of the entire page featuring Samuel from A. D. Hart's book.
Name Access
Samuel, Lewis
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. Alexander Brown fonds
Jewish communal activities series
Jewish communal portraits file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 95; Series 4; File 1; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. Alexander Brown fonds
Jewish communal activities series
Jewish communal portraits file
Level
Item
Fonds
95
Series
4
File
1
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Sam Sable.
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.
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 3
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
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1936-1967
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
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 132
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
132
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1955
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
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 195
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
195
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1952
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
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 254
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
254
Material Format
textual record
Date
1941-1973
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
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 337
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
337
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1963
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
Accession Number
2013-12-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-12-3
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w with watercolour retouching ; 26 x 41 cm
Date
[ca. 1906]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a portrait of Samuel Helpert of Sudbury, shortly after arriving from Minsk, Russia. The photograph was originally a glass plate negative that was blown-up and printed. Watercolours were then used to colourize the image and as a way of emphasising the contrast and other features that were lost during the printing process.
Administrative History
Samuel Helpert was the paternal great uncle of the donor. He was born in Minsk, Russia and immigrated to Canada where he lived in Sudbury and Toronto.
Use Conditions
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.
Subjects
Portraits
Name Access
Helpert, Samuel
Places
Russia
Sudbury (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-1-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-1-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1917-1964
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting Samuel Berger and his family. Included is Sam's marriage certificate, wedding invitation, naturalization certificates, and pay book and discharge papers from the First World War. Also included is a copy of the birth certificate for Sam's wife, Rebecca (nee Rotenberg) and a newsclipping of the obituary for Rebecca's father, Lazar Rotenberg.
Custodial History
The records were in the possession of Goldie Berger, the daughter-in-law of Samuel Berger and wife of Leonard Berger.
Administrative History
Samuel Berger enlisted in the Canadian army in Oct. 1918. He was discharged in Dec. 1918. He married Rebecca Rotenberg in 1917.
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
World War, 1914-1918
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-10-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-10-4
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
ca. 250 photographs (3 albums) : b&w and col. ; 53 x 43 cm and smaller
9 cm of textual records
Date
(191-)-(197-), 1992
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records related to the Title, Samuels and Fishman families. Included are family photographs, and photos related to involvement with philanthropy and industry, materials related to Reliable Toy Company, Forest Hill Collegiate "Forester" year books, a land deed for the Ansheir Yoisher Misrachi Synagogue in Welland, news clippings relating to Alex Samuels death, a Holy Blossom "Tempelite" year book, a Crown Bakery Bread promotional item, a wedding menu from the marriage of Molly Fishman and Harry Title, Molly Fishman's high school diplomas and JNF certificates. There are a number of photos of the Fishman and Title families in Welland and the United States, photos of the Crowland Volunteer Fire Department with Sam and Frank Fishman, Turk family albums with Moishe Turk and Eva Fishman, an album of a sefer torah dedication to Baycrest Hospital in memory of Leah Fishman, photos of the Samuels family, their trip to Israel, promotional photos from the Reliable Toy Company, Beth Tzedec founding board photos, and B'nai Brith Women photos.
Administrative History
Samuel (ca. 1882-1929, Russia) and Gussie (nee Moscovitz) (b. ca.1884, Romania) Fishman, immigrated to Welland Ontario from Romania. Both arrived to the USA as teenagers sometime around the turn of the century. Samuel and Gussie were married in the USA and by 1920 immigrated with their young family to the historic township of Crowland in Welland County. Here they opened and operated a men's clothing store. Together they had six children, Molly (b. 1909, USA), Abe (b. 1911, USA), Morris (b. 1916, USA), Ruth (b. 1915, USA), Ann (b. 1920, Ontario) and Ethel. Morris married Pauline and lived in St. Catherines, Ruth married Nate Oelbaum and lived in Tucson Arizona, Anne married Alec Rothman and lived in Port Colborne, Ethel married Eddie Matchtinger and lived in Toronto and Abe never married. Yeva Fishman, the niece of Samuel Fishman married Morris Turk. Her father was (Frank Fishman?) and her mother was Sara Leah Fishman. Molly Fishman married Harry Title (Teitelebaum) (b. ca. 1903). They had three children, Greta (nee Title) Greisman, Sandra (nee Title) Samuels and Stephen (m. Carole Hillman, niece of Ben Hillman). Harry Teitelbaum is the son of Israel and Frumeth Teitelbaum. He was born in Gdansk Poland (b. ca., 1903). Harry Title had four younger siblings Lloyd, Birdie (m. Witlin), Arthur and Lorelle (Lieba) the youngest who was born in Toronto. Harry arrived to Canada shortly after the first world war and worked in the garment industry. He and his brother Arthur founded the Title Dress Company in the late 1920s and operated the business out of 355 Adelaide St. West. In the late 1980s, the business moved from this location to Adelaide and Bathurst. Sandra Title (b. Oct 27, 1936, Toronto), the middle daughter of Molly Fishman and Harry Title, married Lawrence Samuels. Together they had five children Joanna, John, Noah, Tom and Caroline. Lawrence was the eldest son of Alex Samuels (d. 1966) and Kate (nee Goldberg) Samuels. He had two younger siblings Herbie and Florence (m. Bill Goodman). Lawrence's father Alex Samuels immigrated to Canada from Dubrovna, White Russia (present day Dubrouna, Belarus). He immigrated to Canada with his parents Samuel and Chana Samuels and his younger siblings Sol, Ben, Riva and Polly. Alex and his brothers Sol and Ben established Reliable Toy Company in (ca. 1929) on Carlaw Ave. They sold the company in 1990.
Subjects
Business
Charities
Families
Places
Welland, Ont.
Toronto, Ont.
Israel
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-11-13
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-11-13
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
8 photographs : b&w ; 41 x 51 cm and smaller
1 object
1 book
Date
[193-]-1976
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs of Sandra (née Title) Samuels; a hanger from Shiffer-Hillman and a published book "The Prominent Jews of Canada" that belonged to Sandra's in-laws, Kate and Alex Samuels.
Administrative History
Samuel (ca. 1882-1929, Russia) and Gussie (nee Moscovitz) (b. ca.1884, Romania) Fishman, immigrated to Welland, Ontario from Romania. Both arrived in the United States as teenagers sometime around the turn of the century. Samuel and Gussie were married in the United States and by 1920 had immigrated with their young family to the historic township of Crowland in Welland County. Here they opened and operated a men's clothing store. Together they had six children; Molly (b. 1909, USA), Abe (b. 1911, USA), Morris (b. 1916, USA), Ruth (b. 1915, USA), Ann (b. 1920, Ontario) and Ethel. Morris married Pauline and lived in St. Catherines, Ruth married Nate Oelbaum and lived in Tucson, Arizona, Anne married Alec Rothman and lived in Port Colborne, Ethel married Eddie Matchtinger and lived in Toronto and Abe never married. Yeva Fishman, the niece of Samuel Fishman married Morris Turk. Her father was (Frank Fishman?) and her mother was Sara Leah Fishman. Molly Fishman married Harry Title (Teitelebaum) (b. ca. 1903). They had three children, Greta (nee Title) Greisman, Sandra (nee Title) Samuels and Stephen (m. Carole Hillman, niece of Ben Hillman). Harry Teitelbaum was the son of Israel and Frumeth Teitelbaum. He was born in Gdansk, Poland (b. ca., 1903). Harry Title had four younger siblings; Lloyd, Birdie (m. Witlin), Arthur and Lorelle (Lieba) the youngest who was born in Toronto. Harry arrived to Canada shortly after the First World War and worked in the garment industry. He and his brother Arthur founded the Title Dress Company in the late 1920s and operated the business out of 355 Adelaide St. West. In the late 1980s, the business moved from this location to Adelaide and Bathurst. Sandra Title (b. Oct 27, 1936, Toronto), the middle daughter of Molly Fishman and Harry Title, married Lawrence Samuels. Together they had five children Joanna, John, Noah, Tom and Caroline. Lawrence was the eldest son of Alex Samuels (d. 1966) and Kate (nee Goldberg) Samuels. He had two younger siblings Herbie and Florence (m. Bill Goodman). Lawrence's father Alex Samuels immigrated to Canada from Dubrovna, White Russia (present day Dubrouna, Belarus). He immigrated to Canada with his parents Samuel and Chana Samuels and his younger siblings Sol, Ben, Riva and Polly. Alex and his brothers Sol and Ben established Reliable Toy Company around 1929 on Carlaw Ave. They sold the company in 1990.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Families
Name Access
Samuels, Sandra, 1936-
Shiffer-Hillman (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-9-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-9-5
Material Format
textual record (electronic)
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : col. (jpg)
Date
2013, 2016
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one family portrait and one short family history written by Samuel Ludwin documenting the Ludwin family. Identified in the photograph is:
Back row (left to right): Stacey Brandenburg, Derek Ludwin, Raymond Ludwin, Karen Beitel
Front row (left to right): Andrew Ludwin, Samuel Ludwin, Vivien Ludwin, and Elizabeth Ludwin
Administrative History
Samuel Ludwin was born in Johannesburg to Dorik and Genia Ludwin. He studied Medicine at Wits University. In 1968, Samuel married Vivien Metz. They immigrated to California in 1970 where Samuel trained as a pathologist at Stanford University and Vivien worked as a librarian. While living in California, Samuel and Vivian had two sons: Derek and Raymond.
The family immigrated to Kingston, ON in 1975. Samuel was offered a job as a neuropathologist at Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital. Vivien got a job in the Bracken Health Sciences Library at Queen's University and eventually became Head of the library. Throughout his career, Samuel was involved in teaching, administrative, research and clinical activities. Since retiring Samuel works part-time as a Visiting Scientist in multiple sclerosis at Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill. Vivien is heavily involved in volunteer work, including a major initiative on AIDS in Africa, through the Help Lesotho/Kingston Grandmother Connection.
Name Access
Ludwin, Samuel
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 9; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
9
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Joe Samuels taken at a studio in Ottawa.
Notes
Cabinet card.
Photographer: J. H. Bunting and Co., Corbank and Wellington Streets, Ottawa.
Name Access
Samuels, Joe
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
Ottawa (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 9; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
9
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1895]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Rebecca Samuels taken in Toronto.
Notes
Cabinet card.
Photographer: W. H. Dame, 330 1/2 Yonge St., Toronto.
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
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 9; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
9
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1895]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Rebecca Samuels taken at a studio in Toronto.
Notes
Albumen print mounted on cabinet card.
Photographer: F. H. Moses, Citizen's Photo Studio, 301 Yonge Street, Toronto.
There are two copies of this photograph.
Name Access
Samuels, Rebecca
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
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 9; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
9
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Abe Samuels taken at a studio in Toronto.
Notes
Photographer: Portrait by Leatherdale, 350 Yonge Street, Toronto.
Name Access
Samuels, Abe
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Miscellaneous family members series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 17; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Miscellaneous family members series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
17
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Samuel family lived in Toronto on Huron Street. Abraham Samuel was a tailor and his wife Martha was a housewife. Their daughter was listed as a student in 1931.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Sylvia Samuel taken during the turn of the twentieth century. The portrait was taken at a photo studio in Toronto. The subject was approximately two years old when the photograph was taken and was wearing a fur trimmed coat, a white hat and a large fur muff.
Notes
Photographer: Thompson Brothers.
Mounted in card frame.
Name Access
Samuel, Sylvia
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.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4515
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4515
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1936]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 34 cm on matte 41 x 51 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait of Samuel Harris, former director of the Toronto Hebrew Free Loan Association from 1924 to 1936.
Name Access
Toronto Hebrew Free Loan Cassa
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.
Physical Condition
Matte is very brittle and is cracked in several places.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-11-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4511
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4511
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm on matte 41 x 51 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait of Samuel Kronick, former president of the Toronto Hebrew Free Loan Association in 1923.
Name Access
Kronick, Samuel
Toronto Hebrew Free Loan Association
Subjects
Portraits
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.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-11-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1901a
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1901a
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative)
Scope and Content
This negative is a copy of the entire page featuring Lewis Samuel from A. D. Hart's book on Jews in Canada.
Name Access
Samuel, Lewis
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
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 152
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
152
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence and memoranda.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 133
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
133
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
5 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm and 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
Samuel Godfrey was the chairman of the board and the first life director of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
Scope and Content
This file consists of a eulogy for Samuel Godfrey and five photographs. There are three copies of a Karsh portrait, one photo of Godfrey at a banquet table and one photo of Godfrey with the Hebrew Club for the Blind.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Belinki, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Belinki, Samuel
Page Number
703
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Bornstein, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Bornstein, Samuel
Page Number
564
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Coombs, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Coombs, Samuel
Page Number
282
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Forman, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Forman, Samuel
Page Number
275
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldstein, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldstein, Samuel
Page Number
380
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldstein, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldstein, Samuel
Page Number
636
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldstein, Samuel
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Goldstein, Samuel
Page Number
704
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
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