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Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Moses Levine family series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 25; Series 1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Moses Levine family series
Level
File
Fonds
25
Series
1
File
1
Material Format
object
textual record
Date
1966-1976
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a certificate granting Sarah Levine (née Cass) life membership at the Women's Auxiliary Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care (1973); 1 small box containing plaque honouring occasion of 90th birthday (1966); a 94th birthday certificate from the Government of Ontario (1970); a 100th birthday certificate from the Government of Ontario (1976) and, three telegrams honouring the occasion of her 94th birthday (1970).
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
1982-8-3
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 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1940
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gertrude Schwartz was married to Joseph Schwartz and had four daughters, Sylvia, Fanny, Helen and Ruth.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Gertrude Schwartz.
Notes
This listing only contains a negative, there are no proofs.
Title note: Fanny Houzer (née Greisman) was identified by her daughter Carolyn Epstein on October 19, 2017. Carolyn submitted a research request stating that she was able to identify the women previously identified as an Older Woman. Fanny Houzer was Gertrude's eldest sister. In all there were three Greisman sisters, Fanny, rosetta and Gertrude. Fanny married Jacob Houzer and had five children, Cecil (m. Vise), Percy (m. Manace), Rosetta (m. Manace), Henry and Gertrude (m. Heartsfield). Elsa (m. Myers) and Carolyn (m. Epstein) are the daughters of Rosetta and Gordon Manace [among the first family physicians to practice in Toronto].
Subjects
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
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
Part Of
Frankel and Draper family fonds
Carl and Dorothy Frankel photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 104; File 2; Item 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Frankel and Draper family fonds
Carl and Dorothy Frankel photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
104
File
2
Item
24
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1913]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of Dorothy Jacobs (on the right) and her sister Bobbie Jacobs.
Subjects
Portraits
Sisters
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
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
Passenger Names
Kleiman, H.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Kleiman, H.
Page Number
460
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 4 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a small photograph of David Cass taken in Toronto.
Notes
Photographer: Ewing's Sunbeam, 538 Queen St. West, Toronto.
Name Access
Cass, David
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
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1894
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mrs. Hannah Cass taken in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Notes
Albumen print mounted on cabinet card.
Photographer: Reger, 1106 11th St., Altoona, Pa.
Name Access
Cass, Hannah
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
The cabinet card is coming apart and the image is scratched.
Places
Altoona (Pa.).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Bill Cass in San Francisco, California taken sometime before 1920.
Notes
Photographer: Alisky, S.F.
Mounted on card frame.
Name Access
Cass, Bill
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
San Francisco (Calif.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Bill Cass taken at a studio in Tacoma, Washington.
Notes
Photographer: A. Freuck (?), Tacoma, Washington.
Name Access
Cass, Bill
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
Tacoma (Wash.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1906
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Bill Cass in San Francisco in 1906.
Notes
Mounted on card.
Name Access
Cass, Bill
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
Poor condition.
The photograph is faded and stained.
Places
San Francisco (Calif.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914-1919]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Phillip Cass taken at a studio in Detroit.
Notes
Albumen print mounted on card.
Photographer: F. D. Brooks, Detroit.
Name Access
Cass, Phillip
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
Detroit (Mich.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Jewish military portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 2; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Jewish military portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
2
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Feb. 1944
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 12 x 9 cm and 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Garfield Cass was a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Naval Forces during the Second World War. He married Dorothy Willinsky, the daughter of Abraham Willinsky.
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of Garfield Cass.
Name Access
Canada. Royal Canadian Navy
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
Cass family series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Series
Fonds
25
Series
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1894-[192-]
Physical Description
15 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 15 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Abraham Cass (1840-1897) married Rachel Rebecca Cass (née [Cowart?]) (1837-1903). They were both born in Russia and immigrated to Canada in 1892 to join their eldest children who had already immigrated to Ontario. The children of Abraham and Rachel Rebecca Cass were: daughters: Fayge (m.Sax) (1861-1942), Hannah (m.Segel) (1863-1930), Martha (m.Soskin) (1866-1946), Dora (m.Levy) (b.1871?), Sarah (m.Levine) (1876-1978), and Annie (m.Smith) (1880- 1952); and, sons: David M. Cass (1869-1959), Bill Cass (b.1874?), and Phillip Cass.
Their son David Mitchell Cass had immigrated to Canada earlier than his parents, in 1889. His wife, Hannah (née Kleiman) (1870-1935), immigrated to Canada in 1890, and they were married in 1894. David Cass worked for Pregger's Grocery Dealer as a salesman and gave Moses Levine work-related advice in this area. David and Hannah lived, in Waubaushene and Tey Township, in Simcoe County, where they were neighbours of the Soskins and where most of their children were born. By 1911, however, they had moved back to Toronto. They had eleven children: Ethel I. (m.Gold) (1894-[1998?]), Infant Cass (unnamed, died at 7 weeks, 1895), "Abe" Abraham B. (1897-1987), Leah G. (m.Harser) (1899-1975), Sarah "Sec" Marie (m.Rogers) (1901-1932), Ely "Hilly" (b.1902), "Reuben" Garfield P. (1904-1991), Dorothy (m.Sandler) (b.1906), Anne (m.Solway) (1907-1994), Rita (m.Appleby), and Libby (m.Balick).
As a new immigrant to Canada, having emigrated from Russia in 1896, Louis Smith (1873-1945) was registered as a tailor in the 1901 federal census. He later worked as a contractor in Toronto. He was married to Annie Cass, Sarah Levine's sister, in 1901 and they lived together at 5 Edward Street, along with Rachel Rebecca Cass, with whom they cohabitated following the death of Abraham Cass.
David and Hannah's son, Abraham Cass, was married to Carrie (née Waldman) in 1922. Garfield married Dorothy (née Simon) and had two children, Donna and Danny. Anne Solway was married to a prominent Toronto violinist and music teacher, Maurice Solway (1906-2001), and they had one son, Stephen.
Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of members of the Cass family.
Name Access
Cass family
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
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mrs. Bill Cass taken at a photography studio in San Francisco.
Notes
Photographer: Alisky, S.F.
Mounted on card frame.
Name Access
Cass, Mrs. Bill
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
San Francisco (Calif.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm in frame 20 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a studio photograph of Fanny (Rumianek) Stern and her sister Esther (Rumianek) Glass.
Subjects
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.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3542
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3542
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Mollie and Rose are probably the daughters of a Myer Bochner (1878-1968?) who immigrated from Austria in 1900. He and his wife Mollie (or Malka) (b. 1881) lived at 90 Gordon Street in Guelph. They had five children: Thomas (b. 1900); Rosie (1904-1978); Henery (b. 1906); Minnie (or Mollie?) (b. 1908), and Bella (b.1910).
Rose Bochner married Charles Rotstein, who owned a furniture business on Queen Street. Her daughter married Kertzer. Her nephew was television actor Lloyd Bochner (1924-2005).
Notes
Title taken from identification list provided by the donor.
Subjects
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3541
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3541
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Admin History/Bio
Mollie Bochner (b. 1908?) is the daughter of a Myer Bochner (1878-1968?) who immigrated from Austria in 1900. He and his wife Mollie (or Malka) (b. 1881) lived at 90 Gordon Street in Guelph. They had five children: Thomas (b. 1900); Rosie (1904-1978); Henery (b. 1906); Minnie (or Mollie?) (b. 1908), and Bella (b.1910).
Name Access
Bochner, Meyer
Bochner, Molly
Bochner, Rose
Subjects
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.
Physical Condition
Image is quite faded and yellow-toned.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1951
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 10 cm and 11 x 8 cm
Admin History/Bio
Susan and Bernice Binder were sisters.
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of two girls, one 6 and the other 2 years old, seated one in front of the other, facing the camera.
Subjects
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
Events sub-series
Pidyon Ha'Ben Ceremony file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-3; File 2; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Pidyon Ha'Ben Ceremony file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-3
File
2
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jan Shleser (now Simonsky) is the daughter of Dr. Isaac Shleser and Helen (Schwartz) Shleser. She is the sister of Jill Shleser and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz. She is married to Rob Simonsky.
Jan was nominated for the 2012/2013 Sisterhood Board of Directors at Holy Blossom Temple.
Jill Shleser (now Gillian Gillison) is the daughter of Dr. Isaac Shleser and Helen (Schwartz) Shleser. She is the sister of Jan (nee Shleser) Simonsky and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Gillian is an Associate Professor at Trinity College at the University of Toronto in the Theological Department, and has written several books and articles on the topics of the study of myth and ritual in non-literate societies, religion in the history of Anthropological theory, psychoanalysis, and peoples of Oceania.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a portrait of Jan and Jil Shleser.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i1.
Subjects
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 8, series 5 for more photographs and information about the Shleser family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3541
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3541
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Admin History/Bio
Mollie Bochner (b. 1908?) is the daughter of a Myer Bochner (1878-1968?) who immigrated from Austria in 1900. He and his wife Mollie (or Malka) (b. 1881) lived at 90 Gordon Street in Guelph. They had five children: Thomas (b. 1900); Rosie (1904-1978); Henry (b. 1906); Minnie (or Mollie?) (b. 1908), and Bella (b.1910).
Name Access
Bochner, Meyer
Bochner, Molly
Bochner, Rose
Subjects
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.
Physical Condition
Image is quite faded and yellow-toned.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scheuer family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 47; Item 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scheuer family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
47
Item
27
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm (sight, oval) on card 22 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Rhoda Simonsky (née Scheuer).
Notes
Studio: Leatherdale, Toronto.
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.
Accession Number
1989-4-2
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
Part Of
Farb family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 96; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Farb family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
96
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1934]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of three boys in bathing suits walking along the railway tracks in Pontypool.
From l-r: [Corky Farb?]; [Skeezix Farb?]; Stan Harris.
Name Access
Farb, Corky
Farb, Skeezix
Harris, Stan
Farb, Nathan
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
Pontypool (Ont.)
Accession Number
2005-8-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2339
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2339
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of three unidentified men, before they left Europe.
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
Europe
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Ed Sullivan Show in Moscow file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 3; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Ed Sullivan Show in Moscow file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
6
File
3
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Aug. 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
Clara and Minnie Barry were popular American Jazz and Klezmer entertainers of the 1940s to the early 1970s. Born in the Bronx, New York in a Yiddish-speaking home to a Russian-born father and a mother from Vienna, when the sisters decided to entertain by singing in Yiddish, their father told them they would need to do it in the manner of the Old World and not with American accents. The young girls got their first break as singers on WLTH Radio's "Uncle Norman" show for children and were then known as The Bagelman Sisters. They made their first recordings with RCA Records in the late 1930s and began to make a name for themselves as Yiddish jazz singers.
When the Andrews Sisters' version of the Yiddish song, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schön", became a hit, musician and composer Sam Medoff started his "Yiddish Melodies in Swing" radio program on New York's WHN. Before joining the radio show, the sisters made a change of their stage surname from Bagelman to Barry. From 1937 until the mid-1950s they performed on the program, where they would sing jazz recordings in the Yiddish language. Their recordings included popular tunes, such as "Rain Drops Keep Falling on My Head" translated into Yiddish (Trop'ns Fin Regen Oif Mein Kop). They also performed in the New York Catskills resort hotels. They eventually toured with Mickey Katz.During the height of their popularity, they even made appearances on the Ed Sullivan and Jack Paar shows and were one of the few American acts to tour the Soviet Union in 1959. The sisters also entertained Israeli troops during the Yom Kippur War.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a portrait of the Barry Sisters performing onstage.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s6_f3_i3.
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
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1915]
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of David Cass standing with his horse and cart in Waubaushene, Ontario.
Notes
Post card.
There is a corresponding 4 x 5 negative for this photograph and duplicate prints of the photograph.
Name Access
Cass, David
Subjects
Horses
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
The original photograph has faded and is torn at the upper right corner. Copies have been made.
Places
Waubaushene (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
25
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[188-]-1973
Physical Description
188 photographs : b&w, some sepia toned ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
3 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Aaron and Sarah (née Snider) Levine (1832-1915) were from Minsk. Sarah immigrated to Toronto with her children in 1887. In 1892, Abraham (1940-1897) and Rachel Cass (1838-1903) came to Toronto with their younger chilldren, following their elder children who had immigrated before them.
The Levine children consisted of the following individuals: Annie (m. Salamansky) (1861-1931); Moses (Moishe) Joseph (1864-1919); Michael (1869-1918); Abraham; Sam; and Rebecca (m. Samuels) (b. 1875).
The Cass children consisted of: Fayge (m. Sax) (1861-1942); Anna (Hannah) (m. Segel) (1863-1930); Martha (m. Soskin) (1866-1946); Dave Cass (1869-1959); Dora (m. Levy) (b.1870); Sarah (m. Levine) (1876-1978); Annie (m. Smith) (1880-1952); Bill Cass; and Phillip Cass.
Sarah Snider Levine lived with her son, Moses, and daughter-in-law Sarah for thirteen years. The couple first lived on Chestnut Street and then moved to Centre Avenue. They later relocated to Spadina Avenue near Dundas around 1903, and finally, moved to 224 Beverley Street near College.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of family photographs that document the Cass and Levine families of Toronto. The records were donated by Mary Soskin, who was the daugher of Moses and Sarah (née Cass) Levine. The records document the donor's matriarchal and patriarchal families. In turn, the records also include photographs of her own family, as well as families related to her or her parents through marriage, such as: the Salamansky (Salem), Thuna, Bliss, Samuels, Soskin, Cass, Segel, Sax, Weiner, Levy, and Rosenbes families. The photographs date from the late nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. The fonds also contains one file of textual records
The fonds has been arranged into 18 series by family, as well as one series for photographs that cannot be linked to an individual family and another for images that could not be identified. The series consist of the following: Series 1, Moses Levine family; Series 2, Michael Levine family; Series 3, Abraham Levine family; Series 4, Abe Levine family; Series 5, Harry Levine family; Series 6, Salamansky (Salem) family; Series 7, Thuna family; Series 8, Bliss family; Series 9, Samuels family; Series 10, Soskin family; Series 11, Cass family; Series 12, Segel family; Series 13, Sax family; Series 14, Weiner family; Series 15, Levy family; Series 16, Rosenbes family; Series 17, Miscellaneous family members; Series 18, Unidentified photographs.
The items have been arranged chronologically within each series.
Name Access
Cass (family)
Levine (family)
Subjects
Families
Related Material
1982-8-3
AC 1: Soskin, Mary (Levine)
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 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs of Justice Haim Cohen, Supreme Court of Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1991-7-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1991-7-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1918
Scope and Content
This accession consists of a Statutory Declaration on paper printed by Dye & Durham, Law Stationers, Toronto, for Morris Cohen of Toronto regarding his Russian nationality and status concerning military service in Canada.
Administrative History
Morris Cohen was born in the Province of Magalov, Russia on November 27, 1891. In the declaration he states that he has been in Canada for about three years, but has not been naturalized. His parents were still living in Russia, and had not visited Canada.
Name Access
Cohen, Morris, 1891-
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1985-3-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1985-3-5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm and 22 x 17 cm and 13 x 18 cm
Date
[ca. 1940]-[ca. 1978]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a wedding photograph, photographs of the same couple at social events in later years, a family group wedding photograph in the 1970s, and a group photo (including the same couple) in front of an El AL Lockheed Electra propliner in the late 1950s. No identification is provided for any of the photographs.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1977-4-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1977-4-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
8 photographs : b&w
Date
1917-1942
Scope and Content
This accession consists of eight photographs depicitng various conventions and gatherings of the Borochov Branch of Farband and a Cohen family portrait.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1980-7-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1980-7-7
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
4 photographs : b&w (2 negatives) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Date
1919-1970
Scope and Content
Accession consists of Yiddish newspaper clippings and Yiddish theatrical programs. Also included are two copy photographs of a Toronto Yiddish Theatre Company poster for a performance in Hamilton and a poster for an Isaac Nelson New York Free Yiddisher Folk Theatre performance in Hamilton.
Descriptive Notes
LANGUAGE NOTE: Materials are in Yiddish and English.
MG_RG
MG4 A1
Name Access
Cohen, Philip
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-23
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-23
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
44 photographs : b&w ; 13 negatives; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Date
1940-1943
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs of Mike Ordon, Fay Gordon and her family, a military parade and others. Several of the photos have yet to be identified.
Name Access
Cohen, Shirley
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-10-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-10-4
Material Format
textual record
moving images
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 DVD ; 20 min.
Date
2007
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one DVD detailing the history of Ralph and Helen Cohen entitled: 1947: Once Upon a Time. The video was created by Alan, the son of Ralph and Helen, in honour of his parents 60th wedding anniversary. It features still photographs of his parents and family friends with a narrative voice-over. As well, the video features several archival photographs from various institutions, including the OJA. Additionally, there is a publicity brochure for Alan's business producing family commemorative DVDs.
Name Access
Cohen, Helen
Cohen, Ralph
Cohen Alan
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 3; Item 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
3
Item
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1967]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a portriat of Lillian Cohen, the librarian at the Hamilton Jewish Community Centre from 1967 until 1971.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Koffler Centre of the Arts fonds
Performances and Events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 100; Series 9; File 34
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Koffler Centre of the Arts fonds
Performances and Events series
Level
File
Fonds
100
Series
9
File
34
Material Format
textual record
Date
2010
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of promotional material for Israeli jazz artist Avishai Cohen's CD launch Aurora held off-site at the Elizabeth Bader Theatre. Also included is correspondence, a Jewish Tribune review, license agreements, an artist bio, and Aurora lyrics.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 55; Series 2; File 50
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
55
Series
2
File
50
Material Format
textual record
Date
1941-1942
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of correspondence between Katz and Ezekiel Cohen, 3595 St. Famille Street, Montreal.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Nathan Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 5; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Nathan Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
5
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1930]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Eva Cohen [née Mintz] was from Klimontov, Poland and migrated to Canada in 1912. She married Abe Cohen and they had two children: Annette Cohen Bearg and Bob Cohen.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Eva Cohen in formal attire.
Name Access
Cohen, Eve
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
Koffler Centre of the Arts fonds
Art Exhibitions series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 100; Series 8; File 92
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Koffler Centre of the Arts fonds
Art Exhibitions series
Level
File
Fonds
100
Series
8
File
92
Material Format
textual record
Date
2000
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an exhibit catalogue entitled Troubled Beds.
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 84
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
84
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-1957
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 85
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
85
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-1953
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 86
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
86
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952-1967
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
Accession Number
2010-11-10
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-11-10
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : col. and b&w ; 12 x 12 cm
Date
1945-2006
Scope and Content
Accession consists of bound memoir of Cohen's experiences during the Second World War, writings on Lieutenant Theodore Herman as well as two photographs.
Administrative History
Kelman Cohen is a Second World War veteran of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Cohen was born in Toronto, the second child of Morris Cohen and Esther Minden. Morris, a carpenter, immigrated from Russia in 1912 and Esther immigrated from Russian that same year with her parents to Hamilton. The two met in 1920, married and lived in Toronto. They had a daughter, Jacqueline in 1921, and Kelman in 1925. Cohen joined the Royal Canadian Engineers Reserve Unit at the Exhibition Armories at the age of sixteen. In May 1944, at the age of eighteen, he joined the regular army and was placed in basic training at Brantford, Ontario with the Canadian Infantry Corps. He was sent overseas to England in December 1944 and saw action in Belgium, France and Germany.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-1-16
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-1-16
Material Format
moving images
textual record
textual record (electronic)
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 document (electronic)
4 DVDs
1 scrapbook
Date
1988-2001
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material relating to the Maccabees Royal Canadian Legion branch 343, including a 1998 membership register, poppy sale information, correspondence and notes regarding Ben Sussman's application for a lifetime membership, information about the ticket sales and a copy of the certificate from 1997 JNF tribute dinner that honoured Albert and Pearl Cohen, and planning notes for the 50th anniversary banquet of the Maccabees in 1995. The accession also contains the draft of Albert Cohen's speech that he presented at the 50th anniversary dinner, as well as newspaper clippings from the Hamilton Jewish News and the Canadian Jewish News relating to the Maccabees, two certificates from the Grand Order of Israel Benefit Society recognizing Albert Cohen's 40 years of membership and an award of merit, and a eulogy in Yiddish, with some translation, written by a father about the son he lost, Balinson, in the line of duty. The DVDs contain footage from the 1997 JNF dinner honouring the Cohens, including Pearl Cohen speaking about early Hamilton, one clip from 1994 of Albert Cohen telling the history of the Maccabees, and video from the 50th anniversary dinner of the Maccabees where there were various speakers including an address by the guest speaker, Commander Sam Pasternack, who spoke about the contribution of Jewish soldiers in WWII (DVD, Maccabees dinner part 3).
Custodial History
Michael Cohen is the son of Albert and Pearl Cohen, and was in possession of the records prior to donating them.
Administrative History
Albert Cohen (1918-2006) who also went by the nickname "Boomie," was born on November 12, 1918 in Hamilton, Ontario. Pearl Cohen (nee Chaunce) (1919-2008) was born in Hamilton on September 2, 1919. Albert and Pearl married in 1941. In the same year, Albert volunteered to serve in the army as a staff sargeant stationed in Hamilton. He was later discharged in May 1946 after the war. Albert then joined Hamilton's Maccabees, Branch 343 of the Royal Canadian Legion. The branch was founded in 1947 and had a membership of 150 people. The Maccabees' membership was made up of Jewish veterans of WWII, and some veterans of WWI. The branch held meetings in Hamilton's Jewish centre. Albert served as president of the branch for almost 20 years, from 1975 to around 2000. The Maccabees were quite active, and helped raise money by selling poppies for Remembrance Day. The money raised would be sent to general hospitals, veterans hospitals, and families of needy veterans. Albert passed away on August 7, 2006, and Pearl passed away April 18, 2008.
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
World War, 1939-1945
Name Access
Cohen, Albert, 1918-2006
Cohen, Pearl, 1919-2008
Places
Hamilton, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-3-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-3-8
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
18 photographs : tiff
Date
1969, 1974-2014
Scope and Content
Accession consists of textual and graphic material documenting the Cohen family, their immigration to Canada from South Africa and life in Toronto. Textual records include photocopies of correspondence and paperwork relating to the Cohen's immigration, certificates, and a typed document containing humorous stories their South African friends shared at a "10 Years Out Of Africa" party relating to their adjustment to Canadian life. Also included are family portraits and photographs documenting family celebrations such as, weddings and bar mitzvahs. Of note is an image of Vivien and John at the "10 Years Out of Africa" party.
Administrative History
John Cohen was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1944 to Phil and Flora Cohen. Vivien (nee Lehwess) Cohen was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1947 to Henry and Isle (nee Wronsky) Lehwess. John's cousin was in physiotherapy school with Vivien and they were introduced to each other. They married on Dec. 3, 1969 and had three children together: Nicole (b. 1972), Steven (b. 1974), and Jeremy David (1979). Vivien was a physiotherapist and John was a textile sales agent. Due to the unstable political situation in South Africa, they immigrated to North York in March 1977. For the first few weeks, they lived in a rental apartment in North York. They soon moved into a townhouse nearby. In 1980, they bought their first house in Thornhill. They were both able to continue in their professions after immigrating to Canada. Both of their mothers and many of their friends also moved to Toronto. John and Vivien were members of Shaarei Shalom synagogue for twenty-five years and are now members of Darchei Noam.
Subjects
Families
Immigrants--Canada
South Africa--Emigration and immigration
Name Access
Cohen, John
Places
Johannesburg, South Africa
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-9-23
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-9-23
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
[194-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a bound document entitled 'This Is Our Faith'. The subtitle is 'The Religion of the Jews' and it appears to have been presented at a seminar of religions, under the auspices of Community Programs Branch, Department of Education, Province of Ontario.
Custodial History
There is no information on the acquisition of this material.
Subjects
Religion
Politics and government
Name Access
Cohen, Julius
Places
Toronto, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
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