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Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
1969 dinner file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 2; File 1; Item 36
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
1969 dinner file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
2
File
1
Item
36
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1969
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 74; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion
Level
Item
Fonds
74
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1957]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Identified standing in the back row (second from right) is Abe Shinwell.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Physical Condition
Good
Accession Number
1987-12-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-3; File 1; Item 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-3
File
1
Item
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 10 x 13 cm
Custodial History
Cecil Yolles was Louis Yolles' eldest grandchild. He was the eldest son of Sam and Mary (Wilder) Yolles.
Scope and Content
This item is a group portrait from the Park Plaza opening. Cecil and Denny Yolles are identified in the centre of the photo, seated fourth and fifth from the left.
Notes
This image has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-3; File 1; Item 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-3
File
1
Item
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a group portrait.
Notes
This image has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Weddings series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 6; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Weddings series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
6
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1964]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is of an image of a wedding reception with the couple and family standing behind the dessert table.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2367
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2367
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of an unidentified family. The three on the left immigrated to Toronto, while the rest stayed in Europe.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Europe
Accession Number
1980-7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 7; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
7
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-?]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph is of a group portrait consisting of several B'nai B'rith members.
Standing in back row: 3nd from left, Arthur Hershon; 6th from left, Ben Rosenberg; 9th from left Mayor Wm. Denison, Stan Alter and Herb Orliffe. Seated in the front from left to right are: [unknown], Morris Kaufman, Bobby Zweig, Murray Ehrlich, Phil Givens, E. P. Taylor, 2 unidentified, and Rabbi David Monson.
Notes
This photograph was probably taken at a B'nai B'rith event.
Name Access
Alter, Stan
B'nai B'rith
Denison, Mayor Wm.
Ehrlich, Murray
Givens, Philip, 1922-1995
Hershon, Arthur
Kaufman, Morris
Monson, Rabbi David
Orliffe, Herb
Rosenberg, Ben
Taylor, E.P.
Zweig, Bobby
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Dinner honouring the Toronto Jewish community file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 1; File 1; Item 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Dinner honouring the Toronto Jewish community file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
1
File
1
Item
30
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1956
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group portrait at the 1956 Negev dinner.
Standing from left to right are: Eddie Gelber, unknown, unknown, Sam Kronick [seated], Stephen Berger, Manny Rotman, and Harris Gulko.
Notes
Photograph by Al Gilbert.
Name Access
Kronick, Sam
Gelber, Eddie
Berger, Stephen
Rotman, Manny
Gulko, Harris
Jewish National Fund
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2464
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2464
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of an unidentified family.
Notes
From the Seymour and Abi Shatz Collection.
Photo by Gittelmacher Studio, 513 Queen St. W.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Negev dinner honouring Bert Godfrey file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 1; File 2; Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Negev dinner honouring Bert Godfrey file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
1
File
2
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Notes
Photograph by Al Gilbert.
2nd from left is Nat Hurwich, 3rd from left is Roey Hurwich.
Name Access
Hurwich, Roey
Hurwich, Nat
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
1955 Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 4; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
1955 Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
4
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz were respectively born in the United States and Austria. They had four daughers, Sylvia, Helen, Fanny and Ruth. Joseph was a furier who eventually set up his own business, J. Schwartz & Co. Ltd., a fur manufacturing company on Madison Avenue. He later became a partner in the Park Plaza Hotel on Avenue Road. Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Gillian and Jan. Ruth was a respected book seller in Toronto. In 1976 Sylvia Schwartz set up a special children's book award to honour her late sister Ruth. In 2004, six years after Sylvia's death, her family changed the name of the award to the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards.
Jack Schwartz, Joseph's brother and Sylvia's uncle, was also in the fur business and was married to Minnie Schwartz. Their daughter was Jewell owned an art gallery in Yorkville for many years.
Ida Schwartz was Jospeh and Jack Schwartz's sister.
Jewell Schwartz was the daughter of Jack and Minnie Schwartz, and was Sylvia Schwartz's cousin.
In 1955, Jewell opened an upscale craft retail store called Trade Winds at 150 Bloor Street West. In 1963 she relocated the store to 138 Cumberland Street in Yorkville, due to the previous building being torn down. Trade Winds remained at this location until her retirement in 1984. Jewell was known to take courses in the construction of the wares she sold, such as jewelry and pottery to have a better idea of the materials she was selling.
Sylvia Schwartz was born in 1914 in Toronto. Her parents were Joseph and Gertrude, who were respectively born in the United States and Austria. She had three sisters, Helen, Fannie and Rosetta (Ruth). Her family moved to Toronto around 1903. Joseph was a furier who eventually set up his own business, J. Schwartz & Co. Ltd., a fur manufacturing company on Madison Avenue. He later became a partner in the Park Plaza Hotel on Avenue Road. Unlike her siblings, Sylvia was a dwarf, who led a successful life despite her physical limitations. She became a prominent portrait photographer in Toronto and owned a studio on Grenville Road. She began her career during the 1940s, capturing images of families, servicemen during the war as well as brides. She eventually carved out a niche for herself mid-career, specializing in children's portraiture. In addition to her professional activities, she was also recognized for her commitment to Communism. She befriended many famous American artists who were supporters of the cause, such as Paul Robeson, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne and Cab Caloway, travelling across the border frequently to attend meetings and work with her American comrades
Dr. Isaac Shleser was a doctor of internal medicine. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1937. He was married to Helen Schwartz (d. 3 August 2007), the sister of Sylvia Schwartz, and had two daughters, Jill and Jan. He had five grandchildren, Dean, Natalie, Samantha, Duncan and Douglas, and one greatgrandson, Henry. He died on the 10 July 2007.
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
Alex Solway was married to Fanny Schwartz, sister of Sylvia Schwartz, and had two children, Carol and Herbert. He had three grandchildren, Gary, Diane and Michael. He died on 1 July 1988.
Alex was a member of the Board of Govenors of Beth Tzedec during the 1950s.
Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway was the sister of Sylvia Schwartz. She was married to Alex Solway (d. 1 July 1988) and had two children, Carol and Herbert. She had three grandchildren, Gary, Diane and Michael. She died on 22 April 1971.
Herbert Solway received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Scope and Content
Item is a large group portrait of front row (left to right): Unknown boy, Jan Shleser, Joseph Schwartz, Gertrude Schwartz and Ruth Schwartz. Second row (left to right): Alex Solway, Helen Shleser, Fanny Solway, Carol Solway, Sylvia Schwartz, Ida Schwartz, Minnie Schwartz and Jewell Schwartz. Third row (left to right): Isaac Shleser, unknown man, Bev Ragal, unknown woman, Herbert Solway, unknown man, unknown woman, unknown woman, unknown man, Jack Schwartz, unknown woman and unknown woman.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, series 5 for more portraits of the Schwartz, Shleser and Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
1955 Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 4; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
1955 Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
4
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz were respectively born in the United States and Austria. They had four daughers, Sylvia, Helen, Fanny and Ruth. Joseph was a furier who eventually set up his own business, J. Schwartz & Co. Ltd., a fur manufacturing company on Madison Avenue. He later became a partner in the Park Plaza Hotel on Avenue Road. Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Gillian and Jan. Ruth was a respected book seller in Toronto. In 1976 Sylvia Schwartz set up a special children's book award to honour her late sister Ruth. In 2004, six years after Sylvia's death, her family changed the name of the award to the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards.
Sylvia Schwartz was born in 1914 in Toronto. Her parents were Joseph and Gertrude, who were respectively born in the United States and Austria. She had three sisters, Helen, Fannie and Rosetta (Ruth). Her family moved to Toronto around 1903. Joseph was a furier who eventually set up his own business, J. Schwartz & Co. Ltd., a fur manufacturing company on Madison Avenue. He later became a partner in the Park Plaza Hotel on Avenue Road. Unlike her siblings, Sylvia was a dwarf, who led a successful life despite her physical limitations. She became a prominent portrait photographer in Toronto and owned a studio on Grenville Road. She began her career during the 1940s, capturing images of families, servicemen during the war as well as brides. She eventually carved out a niche for herself mid-career, specializing in children's portraiture. In addition to her professional activities, she was also recognized for her commitment to Communism. She befriended many famous American artists who were supporters of the cause, such as Paul Robeson, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne and Cab Caloway, travelling across the border frequently to attend meetings and work with her American comrades.
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.
Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway was the sister of Sylvia Schwartz. She was married to Alex Solway (d. 1 July 1988) and had two children, Carol and Herbert. She had three grandchildren, Gary, Diane and Michael. She died on 22 April 1971.
Herbert Solway received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Frances Gruber was the closest personal friend of Sylvia Schwartz. Schwartz photographed her many times with musicians and celebrities.
Scope and Content
Item is a large group portrait of front row (left to right): Jan Shleser, Joseph Schwartz, Gertrude Schwartz and Sylvia Schwartz. Second row (left to right): Carol Solway, Fanny Solway, Helen Shleser, Herbert Solway, Ruther Schwartz and Frances Gruber.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, series 5 for more portraits of the Schwartz, Shleser and Solway families.
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 5
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
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 12 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Gertrude Schwartz was married to Joseph Schwartz and had four daughters, Sylvia, Fanny, Helen and Ruth.
Herbert Solway received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd. He is married to Ann Shortell.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of front row: Elaine Solway. Middle row (left to right): Unknown woman and Gertrude Schwartz (holding Gary Solway). Back row (left to right): Herbert Solway, Unknown woman and unknown man.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i6.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Schwartz and Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 10; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
10
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Dr. Abram (Abe) Slone graduated from the University of Toronto in 1918 and practiced as a dentist in Toronto for two years. In 1921, he began his dental practice in Ottawa, becoming the first Jewish dentist in Ottawa. He served both as president of the Ottawa Dental Society and of the Eastern Ontario Chapter. He served in the Canadian Army during the First World War and an officer in the reserves after the war. He was closely associated with Poale-Zion and Histadrut Campaigns, and was Chairman of the Zionist Organization in Ottawa. He was also a founder of the Ottawa Jewish Historical Society. He was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation (honoured for 50 years of affiliation), Masonic Lodge (50 year member), and founder of the first Jewish Boy Scout troop. His wife was Jean (Goldstick) Slone and he had two sons, Morton and Joel. He died in November 1971.
Scope and Content
Item is a graduation photograph of Dr. Abram Slone from the University of Toronto.
Notes
Photograph is in brown card folder with "Farmer Bros Limited Toronto" imprint on front.
Name Access
Slone, Abram
Slone, Abe
University of Toronto
Subjects
Dentists
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.)
Accession Number
2005-4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
1969 dinner file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 2; File 1; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
1969 dinner file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
2
File
1
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1969
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-3; File 1; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-3
File
1
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 10 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jack Schwartz was Sylvia Schwartz's uncle, and was married to Minnie Schwartz. Their daughter Jewell owned an art gallery in Yorkville for many years. Jack was in the fur business in Toronto.
Gerald Halbert was born in 1935 to Hyman and Faye Halbert in Toronto. He is the brother of Dr. Ralph Halbert and Mrs. Rhoda Brown (nee Halbert). Gerald's mother Faye was Sylvia Schwartz's cousin on her mother's side.
Gerald Halbert received his medical degree in 1960 from the University of Toronto. Around that time he became very involved in the Jewish community, first volunteering for the UJA in 1960 and then traveling to Israel on a UJA Young Leadership Mission in 1962. Inspired and awed by the country, his lifelong commitment to the community was solidified. Since that time he has held many volunteer leadership roles within the Toronto community, including: chair and/or co-chair for three UJA Federation Campaigns and President of United Israel Appeal of Canada and of Canadian Friends of Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been active in the development of the Wolfond Centre for Jewish Campus Life at the University of Toronto.
Outside of the Jewish community, he has helped to raise funds for and establish several research chairs at the University of Toronto and University Health Network and is a member of the Mount Sinai Hospital Board of Governors. He is a member of the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, where he has volunteered significant time to a number of fundraising initiatives including the Spark of Life and Neurosurgery Chair Campaigns. He is also Board Champion for the Krembil Neuroscience Centre’s Krembil Discovery Tower and Krembil Neuro Program.
In 2002 he was awarded the Order of Canada for his lifelong commitment and contributions to his community.
He was married in 1960 to Sandra ("Tootsie") (nee Sukerman) and they have two daughters: Wendy and Michelle.
Scope and Content
This item is a group portrait of members of the Schwartz's and Halbert's Families. From left: unknown woman, unknown man, Jack Schwartz, Minnie Schwartz, unknown woman, unknown man, unknown man,and Gerrald Halbert.
Notes
This image has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Pidyon Ha'Ben Ceremony file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-3; File 2; Item 4
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
4
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.
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway was the sister of Sylvia Schwartz. She was married to Alex Solway (d. 1 July 1988) and had two children, Carol and Herbert. She had three grandchildren, Gary, Diane and Michael. She died on 22 April 1971.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Ruth Schwartz was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz, and had three sisters, Sylvia, Fanny and Helen.
A respected Toronto bookseller, the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award was established in 1976 by Sylvia Schwartz in her honour. In 2004, the Schwartz family renamed the award the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards. The administration of this award is shared by the Ontario Arts Council which selects the juries, the Ontario Arts Council Foundation and the Canadian Booksellers Association, whose members select the short list of books.
Helen Shleser (nee Schwartz) was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz, and the sister of the Fanny, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz. Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Gillian and Jan.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of front row: Jan Shleser. Middle row (left to right): Jil Shleser, Elaine Solway (née Basin), Gary Solway (baby) and unknown girl. Top row (left to right): Carol Solway, Ruth Schwartz, Helen Shleser and Fanny Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i4.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Schwartz, Shleser and Solway families.
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 3
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
3
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 (née 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.
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Fanny (née Schwartz) Solway was the sister of Sylvia Schwartz. She was married to Alex Solway (d. 1 July 1988) and had two children, Carol and Herbert. She had three grandchildren, Gary, Diane and Michael. She died on 22 April 1971.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Ruth Schwartz was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz, and had three sisters, Sylvia, Fanny and Helen.
A respected Toronto bookseller, the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award was established in 1976 by Sylvia Schwartz in her honour. In 2004, the Schwartz family renamed the award the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards. The administration of this award is shared by the Ontario Arts Council which selects the juries, the Ontario Arts Council Foundation and the Canadian Booksellers Association, whose members select the short list of books.
Helen Shleser (née Schwartz) was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz, and the sister of the Fanny, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz. Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Gillian and Jan.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of front row: Jan Shleser. Middle row (left to right): Jil Shleser, Elaine Solway (née Basin), Gary Solway (baby) and unknown girl. Top row (left to right): Carol Solway, Ruth Schwartz, Helen Shleser and Fanny Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i3.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Schwartz, Shleser and Solway families.
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 6
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
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 12 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Herbert Solway is married to Ann Shortell and is the father of Gary Solway. received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd. He is married to Ann Shortell.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of Elaine Solway, Gary Solway and Herbert Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i5.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Solway family.
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 10
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
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Herbert Solway is married to Ann Shortell and is the father of Gary Solway. received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of Elaine Solway, Gary Solway and Herbert Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i10.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Solway family.
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 11
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
11
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.
Helen Shleser (nee Schwartz) was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz, and the sister of the Fanny, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz. Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Gillian and Jan.
Minnie Schwartz was married to Jack Schwartz (the brother to Joseph Schwartz and Uncle of Sylvia Schwartz), and had one daughter, Jewell SChwartz.
Jewell Schwartz was the daughter of Jack and Minnie Schwartz, and was Sylvia Schwartz's cousin. In 1955, Jewell opened an upscale craft retail store called Trade Winds at 150 Bloor Street West. In 1963 she relocated the store to 138 Cumberland Street in Yorkville, due to the previous building being torn down. Trade Winds remained at this location until her retirement in 1984. Jewell was known to take courses in the construction of the wares she sold, such as jewelry and pottery to have a better idea of the materials she was selling.
Jewell has donated several works of Inuit art to the University of Toronto Art Centre's permanent collection.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of front row (left to right): Jan Shleser (seated on Minnie Schwartz) and Jil Shleser. Middle row: Unknown woman (arm is showing) and Minnie Schwartz. Back row (left to right): Unknown man, Jewell Schwartz and unknown woman.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i11.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 and Schwartz families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family and Child fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 79; Item 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family and Child fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
79
Item
25
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1953]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b & w ; 11 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a group portrait of ten individuals including Nathan Phillips (far left).
Name Access
Phillips, Nathan, 1923-
Subjects
Politicians
Portraits, Group
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing the records.
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
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Ed Sullivan Show in Moscow file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 3; Item 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Aug. 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 14 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
In August 1959, the Ed Sullivan show travelled to the USSR and taped a show in Moscow titled, "Invitation to Moscow". It aired September 27, 1959. Sylvia Schwartz photographed the show as she was in Moscow at the time.
Acts that were featured at the show included the Barry Sisters (vocal group), Margaret Tynes (opera singer) and Hubert Castle (tight-wire aerialist).
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.
Hubert Castle, born Hal Silvers, was a tightrope walker for Ringling Brothers for 20 years and owned his own circus. Born and raised in Oklahoma until the age of 14, he married Mary "Bunny" Tanner, and had two children, Hal Junior and Jan.
Margaret Tynes is an African-American opera, concert and oratorio soprano and singing actress. She earned a Bachelors Degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Tynes continued her studies at Julliard School in New York City and later earned a Masters in Music Education from Columbia University. She has performed in the United States, Canada and throughout Europe. She has appeared with leading opera companies of the United States and Europe, including the Metropolitan Opera and the Vienna Staatsoper. Her roles range from Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Carmen (Carmen), Aida (Aida) and Dido (Dido and Aeneas). She gained international acclaim for her role as Salome at the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. She became the first American to perform behind the Iron Curtain when she went to Russia with Ed Sullivan for the U.S. State Department.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of the Barry Sisters, Hubert Castle and Margeret Tynes onstage with an unidentified man and woman, all waving American flags.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s6_f3_i2.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 794
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
794
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a family group assembled for a pictured. The family and the event at which the photograph was taken are unidentified.
Notes
Acquired in 1975.
Photo by Duke Studios.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
1969 dinner file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 2; File 1; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
1969 dinner file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
2
File
1
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1969
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-3; File 1; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Events sub-series
Park Plaza Opening file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-3
File
1
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 10 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Schwartz was married to Gertrude Schwartz and had four daughters, Sylvia, Fanny, Helen and Ruth.
Joseph owned J. Schwartz and Company, a fur manufacturing firm, and eventually became a partner in the Park Plaza Hotel on Avenue road.
The Halberts consist of Hyman and Faye Halbert, and their three children, Ralph Halbert, Dr. Gerald Halbert and Mrs. Rhoda Brown (nee Halbert). Faye was Sylvia Schwartz's cousin on her mother's side.
Scope and Content
This item is a group portrait of members of the Schwartz, Halbert and Wintrob Families. Joseph Schwartz can be seen standing behind the group on the right. All other sitters are unidentified.
Notes
This image has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 35
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
35
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 15 x 10 cm in mat 24 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
Wedding portrait of a couple taken during the 1920s. It was likely one of the Goldstick children. The portrait was taken by Farmer Brothers studio on Spadina Avenue in Toronto.
Subjects
Married people
Portraits
Weddings
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
Spadina Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-10-1
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 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jack Schwartz was Sylvia Schwartz's uncle, and was married to Minnie Schwartz. Their daughter Jewell owned an art gallery in Yorkville for many years. Jack was in the fur business in Toronto.
Jewell Schwartz was the daughter of Jack and Minnie Schwartz, and was Sylvia Schwartz's cousin.
In 1955, Jewell opened an upscale craft retail store called Trade Winds at 150 Bloor Street West. In 1963 she relocated the store to 138 Cumberland Street in Yorkville, due to the previous building being torn down. Trade Winds remained at this location until her retirement in 1984. Jewell was known to take courses in the construction of the wares she sold, such as jewelry and pottery to have a better idea of the materials she was selling.
Ida Schwartz was the sister of Jack and Joseph Schwartz.
Herbert Solway is the son of Alex and Fanny Solway, the brother of Carol Solway and the nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of members of the Schwartz and Solway families. Front row (left to right): Minnie Schwartz and Ida Schwartz. Middle row (left to right): Jewell Schwartz. Back row (left to right): Herbert Solway and Jack Schwartz.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i2.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 7
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
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Grry speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Herbert Solway is married to Ann Shortell and is the father of Gary Solway. received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
David Rotenberg was born in Toronto on 24 July 1930 and educated at the University of Toronto. He worked as an insurance agent, and served on Toronto City Council and Metro Toronto Council from 1961 to 1972. In the 1972 election he ran for mayor, and lost to David Crombie in a close, three-way race. Rotenberg was later appointed as a commissioner on the Toronto Transit Commission, and served from 1975 to 1977. He first campaigned for the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, and finished second against Liberal Vern Singer in Wilson Heights. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1977 to 1985 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party, and was briefly a cabinet minister in the government of Frank Miller. Rotenberg attempted a return to politics and campaigned for the Canadian House of Commons in the 1997 federal election as a candidate of the Progressive Conservatives in the riding of Eglinton—Lawrence, losing to incumbent Liberal Joe Volpe.
Rotenberg has been named as an honorary officer in the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of Carol Solway (obscured by plant), Elaine Solway, Gary Solway and Herbert Solway with David Rotenberg.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i8.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Solway family.
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 8
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
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Herbert Solway is married to Ann Shortell and is the father of Gary Solway. received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd. He is married to Ann Shortell.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
David Rotenberg was born in Toronto on 24 July 1930 and educated at the University of Toronto. He worked as an insurance agent, and served on Toronto City Council and Metro Toronto Council from 1961 to 1972. In the 1972 election he ran for mayor, and lost to David Crombie in a close, three-way race. Rotenberg was later appointed as a commissioner on the Toronto Transit Commission, and served from 1975 to 1977. He first campaigned for the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, and finished second against Liberal Vern Singer in Wilson Heights. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1977 to 1985 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party, and was briefly a cabinet minister in the government of Frank Miller. Rotenberg attempted a return to politics and campaigned for the Canadian House of Commons in the 1997 federal election as a candidate of the Progressive Conservatives in the riding of Eglinton—Lawrence, losing to incumbent Liberal Joe Volpe.
Rotenberg has been named as an honorary officer in the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of Carol Solway, Elaine Solway (behind Herbert), Gary Solway and Herbert Solway with David Rotenberg.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i7.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Solway family.
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 9
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
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gary Solway was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Herbert Solway and Elaine Solway (née Basin), and the great-nephew of Sylvia Schwartz. He began his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University in 1976, completeing three years there and then finishing the degree in 1981, after doing his first year of a Bachelor of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 1979-1980. He completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Toronto in 1983.
Gary was a Partner with Torys LLP firm from 1983 to 2006 until becoming the Co-Head of the Bennett Jones LLP firm's Private Equity Group and Managing Partner of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group.
Gary speaks frequently at conferences on topics related to financing of technology businesses. A regular writer, he contributed a number of chapters to Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and the Ontario Corporations Law Guide, published in Canada by CCH Canadian Limited. Gary is also the secretary of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association.
Herbert Solway is married to Ann Shortell and is the father of Gary Solway. received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1953 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1955. He was called to the Bar in 1957. Herbert was a founding member of Goodmans LLP, joining the firm in 1955. He has played a significant role in helping build the foundation of the firm, serving as its chair from 1980 to 1992. He served as a Chariman until 1994 and Partner until 1998. He continues to serve as Counsel to Goodmans. He was appointed to the Queen's Counsel in 1968.
Herbert has also been a Director of Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. since May 2006. He is a Director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Founding director of the Tarragon Theatre Company. He was a Founding director of Sun Media Corporation, as well as a Director of John Labatt Ltd.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Alex and Fanny Solway, brother of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
David Rotenberg was born in Toronto on 24 July 1930 and educated at the University of Toronto. He worked as an insurance agent, and served on Toronto City Council and Metro Toronto Council from 1961 to 1972. In the 1972 election he ran for mayor, and lost to David Crombie in a close, three-way race. Rotenberg was later appointed as a commissioner on the Toronto Transit Commission, and served from 1975 to 1977. He first campaigned for the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, and finished second against Liberal Vern Singer in Wilson Heights. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1977 to 1985 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party, and was briefly a cabinet minister in the government of Frank Miller. Rotenberg attempted a return to politics and campaigned for the Canadian House of Commons in the 1997 federal election as a candidate of the Progressive Conservatives in the riding of Eglinton—Lawrence, losing to incumbent Liberal Joe Volpe.
Rotenberg has been named as an honorary officer in the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a group portrait of Carol Solway, Elaine Solway, Gary Solway and Herbert Solway with David Rotenberg.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-3_f2_i9.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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 Solway family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 74; Item 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion
Level
Item
Fonds
74
Item
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1957]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Identified is (front row): Al Pearlstein (far left), Harvey Lister (centre), and Abe Shinwell (far right). Abe Shinwell was a First World War veteran.
Notes
Photo by Norman Leyton Photographer
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Veterans--Canada
Physical Condition
Good
Accession Number
1987-12-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2340
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2340
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a studio portrait of an unidentified family from Europe.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Europe
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish clubs, businesses and organizations series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 8; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish clubs, businesses and organizations series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
8
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Army Servicemen, Jewish Legion during the First World War. The Israeli flag has been superimposed onto the original image.
Name Access
Jewish Legion
Subjects
Flags--Israel
Portraits, Group
Soldiers--Canada
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
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 44; Item 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
44
Item
27
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1921]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10cm
Admin History/Bio
Etta Simon (1874-1967), and her husband Ephram Simon (1876-1938), moved to Canada in 1904. Their children include, Ben Simon (1905-1996), Rea (1902-?), Leah (1905-1976) and Helen (1911-?).
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait Leah Simon and her friends.
Left to right: Lena Gang, Fanny Taube, and Leah Simon.
Subjects
Friendship
Portraits, Group
Women
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
Corners have been folded. Black paper is glued to the verso of the photograph. Indentations and markings seen thoughout.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 1; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
6
File
1
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : colour (negative) ; 5 x 5 cm
Admin History/Bio
Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson was born April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey. He was an internationally renowned American bass-baritone concert singer, actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, scholar and lawyer who was also noted for his wide-ranging social justice activism. Robeson was a trade unionist, peace activist, Phi Beta Kappa Society laureate, and a recipient of the Spingarn Medal and Stalin Peace Prize. Robeson achieved worldwide fame during his life for his artistic accomplishments, and his outspoken, radical beliefs which largely clashed with the Jim Crow climate of the pre-civil rights United States. He became a prime target of the right during the McCarthyist era.
Robeson was the first major concert star to popularize the performance of Negro spirituals and was the first black actor of the 20th century to portray Shakespeare's Othello on Broadway. He originated the role of Joe in Show Boat in 1928 and appeared in 11 films.
At the height of his fame, Paul Robeson chose to become a primarily political artist, speaking out against fascism and racism in the US and abroad as the United States government and many Western European powers failed after World War II to end racial segregation and guarantee civil rights for people of colour. His passport was revoked from 1950 to 1958 under the McCarran Act and he was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency and by the British MI5 for well over three decades until his death.
In 1959, after his passport was reinstated, Robeson was asked to reprise his role in Othello on the stage in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the United Kingdom. The production was directed by Tony Richardson and despite some criticism, Robeson performance was praised unanimously. However, this production proved to be Robeson's last appearance on the stage. During this time, he also attended speaking engagements and performed concerts throughout Europe and the USSR.
Despite persecution and limited activity resulting from ailing health in his later years, Paul Robeson remained, throughout his life, committed to socialism and anti-colonialism as a means to world peace and was unapologetic about his political views. He died in 1976 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 77.
Scope and Content
This is item consists of a group portrait of Paul Robeson seated with a unidentified woman.
Notes
This items has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, series 6 for mroe photographs of Robeson by Schwartz.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 44; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
44
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 8 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ben, George and Irving were the sons of Etta and Ephraim Simon.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ben, George, and Irving Simon in front of Simon's Book Store at 549 Dundas St., Toronto.
Name Access
Simon, Al
Simon, Ben
Simon, George
Simon's Book Store
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
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
Dundas Street West (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-2-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 1; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
6
File
1
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson was born April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey. He was an internationally renowned American bass-baritone concert singer, actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, scholar and lawyer who was also noted for his wide-ranging social justice activism. Robeson was a trade unionist, peace activist, Phi Beta Kappa Society laureate, and a recipient of the Spingarn Medal and Stalin Peace Prize. Robeson achieved worldwide fame during his life for his artistic accomplishments, and his outspoken, radical beliefs which largely clashed with the Jim Crow climate of the pre-civil rights United States. He became a prime target of the right during the McCarthyist era.
Robeson was the first major concert star to popularize the performance of Negro spirituals and was the first black actor of the 20th century to portray Shakespeare's Othello on Broadway. He originated the role of Joe in Show Boat in 1928 and appeared in 11 films.
At the height of his fame, Paul Robeson chose to become a primarily political artist, speaking out against fascism and racism in the US and abroad as the United States government and many Western European powers failed after World War II to end racial segregation and guarantee civil rights for people of colour. His passport was revoked from 1950 to 1958 under the McCarran Act and he was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency and by the British MI5 for well over three decades until his death.
In 1959, after his passport was reinstated, Robeson was asked to reprise his role in Othello on the stage in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the United Kingdom. The production was directed by Tony Richardson and despite some criticism, Robeson performance was praised unanimously. However, this production proved to be Robeson's last appearance on the stage. During this time, he also attended speaking engagements and performed concerts throughout Europe and the USSR.
Despite persecution and limited activity resulting from ailing health in his later years, Paul Robeson remained, throughout his life, committed to socialism and anti-colonialism as a means to world peace and was unapologetic about his political views. He died in 1976 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 77.
Scope and Content
This is item consists of a group portrait of Paul Robeson seated with a unidentified woman and man.
Notes
This items has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See item 4 of this series for another photograph of the unidentified woman and man.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. Alexander Brown fonds
Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 95; Series 2; File 67
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. Alexander Brown fonds
Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto series
Level
File
Fonds
95
Series
2
File
67
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a photograph of a group of students posing together at an unidentifed event. Students are identified on verso.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Mimi Wise fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 16; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Mimi Wise fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
16
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Date
[ca. 1915]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (jpg)
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Marin was the husband of Sonia (Stern) Marin and the parents of Mimi (Marin) Wise. Ruth Marin was Mimi's older sister. Sonia (Stern) Marin and Beckie (Stern) Marin were sisters and Joseph and Ben Marin were brothers. Ben Marin was the husband of Beckie (Stern) Marin. Sonia Brown was the wife of Peter Brown and the sister of Joseph Marin. Dr. Julius Levine was the husband of Mrs. Levine and a cousin of Joseph and Ben Marin.
Scope and Content
This item is an electronic copy photograph of the Marin family, originally taken at a portrait studio. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Sonia (Marin) Brown, Peter Brown (brother of architect Benjamin Brown), Joseph Marin, Mrs. Levine, Dr. Julius Levine, Ben Marin.
Front row, left to right: Grandmother Marin, Sonia Marin, Ruth Marin (baby), Grandfather Marin, Beckie Marin.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2006-9-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Nathan Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 5; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Nathan Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
5
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Nathan Gittelmacher was an immigrant from the Ukraine who moved to Toronto and first worked as a photographer at Empire Studios. In 1922, he opened up his own business called Elite Studios, located at 615 Queen Street West. He specialized in portraits and catered to a largely Jewish clientele.
Nathan Gittelmacher changed his family's name to Gilbert in the early 1940s and subsequently altered the family business name to Gilbert Studios. Nathan was married to Nina and they had four children named: Lou, Jack, Albert and Ruth.
Scope and Content
Image is of Nathan and Nina Gilbert with their eldest child, Lou.
Notes
The archivist has made an informed guess about the identity of the child based on the date of the photograph.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
J.Irving Oelbaum was born in New York City to Mary Jacoby and Morris Oelbaum. He married Sadie Marulies and they had two daughters. J. Irving was educated in social work and worked in the profession for ten years, after which he left the profession to enter the family business, Acme Paper Products Company Limited. He was very active within the Jewish Community and held posts at numerous organizations including: President of B'nai B'rith, Toronto Lodge; President of United Jewish Welfare Fund; President Jewish Family Welfare Bureau; and moreover, he was an officer for: Toronto Hebrew Free Loan Association; Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association; Jewish Immigrant Aid Services; Jewish Camp Council; United Jewish Refugee War Relief Agencies; Toronto Jewish Old Folks Home; Mount Sinai; and Hillel.
In 1954, J. Irving Oelbaum was honoured with a Negev Testimonial dinner and a Nachla in his name.
Scope and Content
Photograph is a group portrait of the Oelbaum family in formal attire.
J. Irving Oelbaum is standing in the centre of the back row with Leonard Simpson on the left and Jack Koven on the right. In the centre front row is Sadie Oelbaum with Helen (née Oelbaum) Simpson on the left and Dorothy (née Oelbaum) Koven on the right.
Name Access
Oelbaum (family)
Oelbaum, J. Irving, 1899-1966
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See also photo #'s: 3709, 5005, 37-S1-1-Item-1, 37-S5-2-Item-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 10; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
10
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 11 x 15 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Goldstick family. In the back row, from left to right are: Betty Lindgren, Isidore Goldstick, Edward Goldstick, Jacob Konstamer (Constam), Morris Goldstick. In the second row, from left to right are: Annie Goldstick Constam, Sarah Goldstick (Mrs. Wolf), David Goldstick, Celia Goldstick Goodman, Wolf Goldstick, Dora Goldstick. Jean Goldstick (Slone) appears in the centre.
Notes
The negative and one of the prints are copies made by the OJA after acquiring the photographs.
On card mount, recto, lower left: H. E. Peagam Toronto 254 Yonge St.
Name Access
Constam, Jacob
Goldstick Constam, Annie
Goldstick, David
Goldstick, Edward
Goldstick, Isidore
Goldstick, Isadore
Goldstick, Jean
Goldstick, Morris
Goldstick, Sarah
Goldstick Goodman, Celia
Goldstick, Wolf
Konstamer, Jacob
Lindgren, Betty Goldstick, 1892-1984
Sloan, Jean
Slone, Jean
Wolf
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2005-4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 40
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
40
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1912
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 24 cm on mat 30 x 35 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Item consists of a portrait of Sarah and Wolf Goldstick and their family. The individuals in the photograph include from top left to right: Louis Goodman (Celia's husband), Maurice Goldstick, Conrad Lurie (Emma's husband), Betty Goldstick, Dave Goldstick, Isadore Goldstick and Edward Goldstick. The second row includes: Jake Constam (Annie's husband), Annie Constam (née Goldstick), Emma Lurie (née Goldstick) and her baby Lawrence. The third row includes: Celia Goodman (née Goldstick), Rose Goodman, Wolf Goldstick, Jean Goldstick, Sarah Goldstick and Harry Dworkin (Dorothy's husband). The individuals in front include: May Lurie, Louis Lurie (Emma's husband), Dorothy Dworkin and her baby Honey.
Notes
Images include a copy negative created from the original print, and a print struck form the copy negative.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 15; File 37; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
15
File
37
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1899]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (tintype) ; 9 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Daughters of Zion was the first ladies' Zionist society in Canada, founded in 1899 by Ida Lewis (Siegel). The society was involved in Zionist philanthropic work in Canada and abroad.
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of eight members of the Daughters of Zion. Ida Lewis (Siegel) is standing in the back row on the far left.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Societies
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 sticky tape residue on it. The tin has also begun to rust and the image is brittle and chipping off. It is recommended that the item be looked at by a photo conservator.
Accession Number
1988-2-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Personal series
Gevertz family and childhood photos file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 51; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Personal series
Gevertz family and childhood photos file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1922
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a family portrait of the Gevertz family. Identified are (left to right): Mary (Gewercz), Hyman, and Phil.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4144
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4144
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1908]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Simon Petegorsky served in Kingston.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy wedding portrait of Simon Petegorsky and Sarah Petegorsky (née Lachovitz) , taken in Ottawa, Ontario.
Name Access
Lachovitz, Sarah
Petegorsky, Sarah
Petegorsky, Simon
Subjects
Couples
Portraits
Weddings
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.)
Accession Number
1985-12-15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 10; Item 34
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
10
Item
34
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
item is a photograph is a group portrait of eight men in suits (possibly members of the Labour Lyceum?). Harry Dworkin is standing in the centre, Mr. Blugerman is in the front row, on the far left, and Morris Goldstick is in the front row, fourth from left.
Notes
The negative and one of the prints are copies made by the OJA after acquiring the photographs.
Name Access
Blugerman, Mr.
Dworkin, Harry
Dworkin, Henry
Goldstick, Morris
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2005-4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-2; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-2
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
23 Sept. 1981
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a group portrait of former City of Toronto mayors. Identified is (left to right): William Allan, Allan Lamport, Paul Godfrey (in his capacity as Metro Toronto Chairman), Phil Givens, and David Crombie.
Notes
Photograph is by Boris Spremo of the Toronto Star.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1699
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1699
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[190-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 23 cm on matte 23 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of an unidentified Jewish family from Russia. They were relatives of Alexander Nepom.
Name Access
Nepom, Alexander
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Physical Condition
The photo is in poor condition. It is cracked in the centre and is being held together by tape.
Places
Russia
Accession Number
1979-3-6
Source
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