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Name
Fred Schaeffer
Material Format
sound recording
Interview Date
11 July 1980
Source
Oral Histories
Name
Fred Schaeffer
Number
AC 024
Subject
Communities
Immigrants--Canada
Rabbis
Synagogues
Interview Date
11 July 1980
Quantity
1
Interviewer
Stephen Speisman
Total Running Time
Side 1: 31 minutes
Side 2: 9 minutes
Conservation
Copied August 2003
Use Restrictions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Biography
Fred Schaeffer's wife, Beverley, grew up in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Beverley's grandfather, Hyman Kaplan, emigrated from Vilna, Lithuania in 1907, and after a few years in New York, moved to Toronto. Shortly afterwards he became the first Jew to settle in Kirkland Lake in 1914.
In the 1920s the Jewish community in Kirkland Lake built a permanent synagogue, and acquired the aron kodesh of eastern European design, its lamps, railings, pews and reader’s desk, from the disbanded Ukrainishe Shul in Montreal. In the 1970s the Kirkland Lake Synagogue disbanded and Fred and Beverly Schaeffer acquired the aron kodesh, all of its furnishings, the ner tamid and the parochet. They generously donated these Jewish artifacts to Beth Tikvah Synagogue, Toronto, in 1988, in memory of Isadore Kaplan, father of Beverly Schaeffer and Erich Schaeffer, father of Fred Schaeffer.
Fred, married Beverley in Toronto. Like many children from Kirkland Lake, Beverley had moved to the city to attend university. Fred and Beverley are keen collectors of Canadian art. He is a retired civil engineer and a former chairman of the Canadian art historical committee at the AGO.
Material Format
sound recording
Name Access
Atkins (family)
Bucavetsky (family)
Cochrane (Ont.)
Etkins (family)
Mallins (family)
Purkiss (family)
Schaeffer, Fred
Geographic Access
Ansonville (Ont.)
Engelhart (Ont.)
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Krugerdorf (Ont.)
Ontario, Northern
Timmins (Ont.)
Original Format
Audio cassette
Copy Format
Audio cassette
Digital file
Transcript
AC 024: Side A
0.14: Fred discusses the first Jews to settle in Northern Ontario in the area around Krugerdorf/Engelhart. He mentions Edith Atkinson (née Martin) as a good primary source of information. Edith’s father, a Russian Jew who came to Canada via Scotland was employed by Temagami and Northern Ontario Railway to bring Russian Jews to work on the railroad.
1.11: Atkinson is related to Atkins and Etkins families.
2.25: Jewish families received land patents in the area of Krugerdorf (north of Engelhart).
2.44: Kurtz family started a hotel in Engelhart in 1908.
3.07: Mentions some of the earliest Jewish settlers. Gurevitch, Korman, Martin, Henerovsky, Purkiss
4.18: Women farmed during the week while the men worked on the railroad. Men came home on weekend.
5.05: Mentions a diary written by Mr. Martin, Edith Atkinson’s father.
5.42: Earliest records in Jewish cemetery in Krugerdorf were 1906. Relates a story involving a canoe accident. Tells a brief history of the cemetery.
8.00: Railway started to develop in 1908/9 with the opening of the mines in Timmins. Many Jews followed the railroad.
8.45: Mentions that the Purkiss family opened a chain of stores in every town that opened.
9.25: Mentions that the Bucavetsky family was well-known in Timmins.
9.58: Jews had settled in Cochrane.
10.16: First Rabbi in Timmins was Shulman.
11.15: Fred discusses early community organizations. One synagogue on a farm in Krugerdorf area. One synagogue in Engelhart that burnt down. Synagogue in Kirkland Lake built in 1926. Minyans were held in Cochrane and Ansonville (1918/19). Timmins synagogue dates back to 1910/12.
17.15: Fred describes Iroquois Falls as an Abitibi company town. Jews who ran businesses lived in nearby Ansonville.
18.02: Fred notes that there were many prominent Jews in Northern Ontario. He names several and describes their positions. (e.g. Dave Korman as Mayor of Engelhart, Rothschild was alderman in Cochrane, Barnie (?) Nasoff was on council and was Reeve of Ansonville, Max Kaplan Kirkland Lake council, Nicky Korman was Mayor).
21.11: Fred relates anecdotes about Roza Brown, the first Jew in Swastika / Kirkland area.
23.36: Fred relates anecdotes about Hyman and Max Kaplan (brothers-in-law) who ran businesses in Kirkland Lake.
25.26: Rabbi Rabinowitch was a long-standing rabbi in Kirkland Lake.
27.26: Discusses the demise /closure of the synagogue in Kirkland Lake. Remained open until 1979. Last Rosh HaShana services were held in 1977.
28.05: Discusses the situation with the Timmins Jewish community.
30.05: Discusses the plight of a poor Jewish family, the Mallins.
AC 024: Side B
0.15: Fred suggests some reference material. “Northland Post” – good source for info about Jewish community in Northern Ontario. “Silverland” – book that describes Kurt’s Hotel. Special edition of a newspaper that published an article on the history of the Jewish community.
1.48: The Jews of the North have themselves as self-sufficient community during the 1920s, 30s and 40s. They were represented in the first Jewish Congress.
3.33: Fred notes that there was a Jewish presence in most towns in Northern Ontario. He suggest that Haileybury may have been the exception due to antisemitic sentiments.
4.10: Mentions a fire in Haileybury in 1916/17 and the Jewish contribution to fire relief.
4.25: Relates an anecdote re. Hyman Kaplan and Haileybury.
5.48: Describes the location of a few small communities (Elk Lake, Charlton)
Source
Oral Histories

In this clip, Fred Schaeffer and Stephen Speisman discuss some of the earliest synagogues established in Northern Ontario.

In this clip, Fred Schaeffer relates colourful anecdotes about the first Jewish settler in the Swastika-Kirkland area, Roza Brown.

Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Religious sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-6; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Religious sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-6
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
[before 1980]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings relating to Belle Ewart's synagogue.
Name Access
Hebrew Centre of Belle Ewart
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Belle Ewart (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 832
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
832
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Dave Korman was the father of Daniel Korman, who was also the mayor of Englehart at one time.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of Dave Korman, former mayor of Englehart, Ontario.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Korman, Dave
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1648
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1648
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a boy with a horse-drawn plough in the fields of the Canadian Jewish Farm school in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Boys
Farms
Plows
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1649
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1649
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a boy seated behind a horse-drawn tiller in front of the barn at the Canadian Jewish Farm school in Georgetown, Ontario.
Notes
This photograph is similar to photo #1671.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Boys
Farms
Plows
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1650
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1650
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a two men with a horse-drawn hay wagon in the fields of the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Wagons
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1651
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1651
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of three boys tending to chickens at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1652
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1652
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a man and two boys harvesting corn in the fields of the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1653
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1653
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of two men standing in front of the chicken coup on the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Max Rosenbloom is standing on the left.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1654
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1654
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of two men seated in a horse-drawn wagon on the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Identified on the right is Charles Steinfeld (?).
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
Wagons
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1655
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1655
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of four men standing with a wheat thrasher at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Pictured on the left is Mr. Danilak.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1656
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1656
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of two young boys holding onto two baby calves at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Boys
Calves
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1657
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1657
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of boys harvesting hay in the fields of the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Boys
Farms
Hay--Harvesting
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1658
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1658
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a boy seated on a horse-drawn tiller at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Also pictured is a man standing next to the machine.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Boys
Farms
Plows
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1659
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1659
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of boys eating a meal together outside at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Pictured in the front row, second from the left is Dave Goldfarb.
Notes
This photograph is very similar to photo #1660.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Goldfarb, Dave
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1660
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1660
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of boys eating a meal together outside at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Pictured in the front row, second from the left is Dave Goldfarb.
Notes
This photograph is very similar to photo #1659.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Goldfarb, Dave
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1661
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1661
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of children in the barnyard of the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. The children are standing with a group of chickens. Identified second from left is Rivka (?) and fifth from left is Sura Liba Goldman (?).
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1662
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1662
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of one man and two boys standing with three horses at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. The photograph was taken during the winter.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1663
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1663
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of young woman seated on a horse at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
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.
Places
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1664
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1664
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of three young boys and a horse-drawn corn harvester in the fields at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1665
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1665
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of four boys with Mr. Danilak at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. The boys are dressed in suits. Identified standing in front is Leo Rogul (?).
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Danilak, Mr.
Rogul, Leo
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1666
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1666
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of three boys feeding chickens at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Identified standing in centre is Charles Steinfeld (?).
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Steinfeld, Charles
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1667
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1667
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of several boys on a hay wagon at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1668
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1668
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Mr. Danilak and an unidentified man, standing in the garden at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Danilak, Mr.
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1669
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1669
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Mr. Danilak and an unidentified man with three boys, standing in the fields at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Identified second from left is Eli Freedman.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Danilak, Mr.
Freeman, Eli
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1670
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1670
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Mr. Danilak and an unidentified man with three boys, laying on a grassy hill at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Danilak, Mr.
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1671
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1671
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a young boy seated on a horse-drawn tiller at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Notes
This photograph is similar to photo #1649.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1672
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1672
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of four boys standing with four young calves at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. The photo was taken during the winter.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1673
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1673
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of two boys seated in a horse-drawn sleigh at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. There is a sign nailed to the tree behind them announcing the farm's visiting days.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Sleighs
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1674
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1674
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of three boys standing at the gates of the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario, with Mr. Danilak. Pictured, left to right are:
Nahum [?], [unidentified], Mr. Danilak, [unidentified].
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1675
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1675
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Morris Saxe, standing in the fields of the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Saxe, Morris
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1676
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1676
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Mr. Danilak standing with a horse at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Danilak, Mr.
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.
Places
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1677
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1677
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a young boy seated on a horse at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1678
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1678
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Mrs. Dora Saxe (standing on left) with a group of women at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Identified standing in the back row (left to right) is: Mrs. Dora Saxe, Sonia Goldfarb, Rivka (?), Sura Liba Goldman, and Esther Barnett.
Name Access
Barnett, Esther
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Goldfarb, Sonia
Goldman, Sura Liba
Rivka
Saxe, Dora
Subjects
Farms
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.
Places
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1679
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1679
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Mr. Danilak with a group of students, seated in a field at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. Identified in the far right, back row is Sura Liba Goldman.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Danilak, Mr.
Goldman, Sura Liba
Subjects
Farms
Students
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3046
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3046
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of boy standing near the barn at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3047
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3047
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of the exterior of one of the buildings at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario. This building housed the school's dormitories.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
Dormitories
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3048
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3048
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of a young boy removing eggs from the chicken coup at the Canadian Jewish Farm School in Georgetown, Ontario.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.)
Subjects
Farms
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
Georgetown (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 841
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
841
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1935
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of a parade float created by the Kirkland Lake Jewish community in honour of King George V and Queen Mary's silver jubilee. The float has a Zionist theme.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936
Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953
Subjects
Parade floats
Wedding anniversaries
Zionism
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 842
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
842
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is two original photographs of a baseball club sponsored by Kirkland Theatres. Standing in the second row, wearing suits are Max Kaplan (left) and Harry Atkins (right). The players were not Jewish and many were also professional hockey players.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Kaplan, Max
Atkins, Harry
Subjects
Hockey players
Sports teams
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 866
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
866
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Mr. Katz was a junior school teacher in Kirkland Lake.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Mr. Katz standing on the bimah with S. Finkleman in the Adath Israel Synagogue in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. There are some other men and women in the sanctuary.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Finkleman, S.
Katz, Mr.
Subjects
Synagogues
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 822
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
822
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of an unidentified wedding party in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Subjects
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 823
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
823
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1951 or 1952]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
This photograph was taken in the basement of the post office in Kirkland Lake on the eve of the election. Harry Moscoe was the returning officer for the Timiskaming district.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print Harry Moscoe with an Olga Zebruk, a stenographer in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. They are standing behind a table holding two adding machines.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Moscoe, Harry, 1905-
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 867
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
867
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of the Service Supply store in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The store was operated by Dave and Saidie Lavut from 1937 to 1954.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Lavut, Dave
Lavut, Saidie
Subjects
Small business
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 821
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
821
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of an unidentified wedding group from Kirkland Lake, Ontario.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Subjects
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 820
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
820
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1947]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of people assembled in the synagogue hall in Kirkland Lake for a Purim festival. The woman pictured on the left is Mrs. Sam Goldstein. Her daughter is seated behind her. Mrs. Sam Speigelman, a war bride, is seated on the right.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Goldstein, Mrs. Sam
Subjects
Purim
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
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 1196
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1196
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of representatives from various northern B'nai Brith lodges, at a northern region meeting in Kirkland Lake. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Abe Ginsberg (Kirkland Lake), William Berk (Kirkland Lake), Al Brown (Kirkland Lake).
Third row, left to right: Phil Mervin (Kirkland Lake), [unidentified], Jack Kussner (Kirkland Lake), Sam Davis (Kirkland Lake), Harry Moscoe (Kirkland Lake), Don Wertman (Kirkland Lake), Max Levine (Kirkland Lake), Joe Scott (Kirkland Lake), Irving Kokotow (Kirkland Lake).
Second row, left to right: Sam Langer (Kirkland Lake), Isaac Korman (Rouyn-Noranda), H. Levson (Rouyn-Noranda), Norman Koza (Timmins), Jack Halpert (Timmins), Manny Abrams (Timmins), M. Kaplan (Kirkland Lake), Sam Finkleman (Kirkland Lake).
Front row, left to right: Sol Shankman (Timmins), Harry Miller (Rouyn-Noranda), Montague Raisman (Toronto), Saul Ross (Kirkland Lake), M. Brown (North Bay), Rev. Rabinovitch (Kirkland Lake).
Notes
Finkelman may be an alternate spelling for Sam Finkleman.
Name Access
B'nai B'rith
Moscoe, Harry, 1905-
Subjects
Congresses and conventions
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.)
Accession Number
1977-1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 795
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
795
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 tribute dinner held in honour of Sam Davis of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The dinner took place in the Adath Israel Synagogue hall. The photograph depicts several individuals seated at a banquet table.
Pictured from left to right are: [unidentified woman], Rabbi and Rebbetzen Rabinovitch, Esther Davis, Sam Davis, Harry Atkins and Fagie Atkins.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio
Acquired in 1975
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Atkins, Fagie
Atkins, Harry
Davis, Esther
Davis, Sam
Rabinovitch, Rabbi
Rabinovitch, Rebbetzen
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 796
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
796
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 tribute dinner in honour of Sam Davis. The dinner took place at the Adath Israel Synagogue hall. The photograph features several people seated at a banquet table.
Pictured left to right are: Fay Atkins, Sam Finkleman, Annie Finkleman, Mr. Gashon (Gabbai), Mrs. Gashon, Simcha Kaplan, Hyman Kaplan.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1975
Finkelman may be an alternate spelling for Sam and Annie Finkleman.
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Atkins, Fay
Davis, Sam
Finkelman, Annie
Finkleman, Annie
Gashon, Mr., Gabbai
Gashon, Mrs.
Hyman, Kaplan
Kaplan, Simcha
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
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