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Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 68
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
68
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[ca. 1898]-1965
Physical Description
70 photographs
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Ethel Mehr (1901-1975) was born in Toronto in March 1901, the daugther of Mendel and Bessie Mehr. She attended Bishop Strachan School in Toronto. On 15 Dec. 1925, Ethel married Henry Greisman (1897-1950) who was a partner in the Balfour Building Company and later owned the Lady Ellis chain of clothing stores. They had two children, John Richard and Sally Barbara. After Henry Greisman's death, Ethel married Myer Brenner, whom she had first met as a young women.
Ethel had four siblings, Pincus, Leonard, Lucille (Warshavsky) and Bernice (Dunkelman).
Custodial History
The materials in this fonds were donated to the Archives in 1988 by Sally (Greisman) Brenzel, the daughter of Ethel Mehr.
Scope and Content
This fonds consists of photographs and a small amount of textual records documenting the Mehr, Greisman and Brenner families. The photographs include images of the Mehr family and friends, including individual members of the Greisman and Brenner families, and images of the Lady Ellis Shops in Toronto, Stratford, Ottawa and Windsor. The textual records include Ethel Mehr's confirmation diploma from Holy Blossom Temple as well as a personal letter and a Bishop Strachan domestic science workbook.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Subjects
Children
Education
Creator
Mehr, Ethel, 1901-1975
Accession Number
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1917]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr standing with a doll at the family home at 374 Markham Street, Toronto.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1918]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Pincus and Ethel Mehr in the backyard of the family home at 374 Markham Street, Toronto.
Name Access
Mehr, Pincus
Mehr, Ethel
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 44
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
44
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr and Sylvia Brenner with two other unidentified women. They are all wearing fur coats and standing on the running board of a car.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Brenner, Sylvia
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 40
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
40
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr holding a set of golf clubs and standing next to Rita Cooper in Sutton, Ontario.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Cooper, Rita
Sutton
Subjects
Golf
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1918]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr standing in the backyard of the Mehr family home at 374 Markham St., Toronto. She is wearing a fur coat.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Markham St.
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr and Sylvia Brenner standing in the backyard of the Mehr family home at 374 Markham St., Toronto.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Brenner, Sylvia
Markham St.
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 45
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
45
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This tiem is a photograph of Ethel Mehr (left) and Sylvia Brenner (second from left) seated on the running board of a car with two other women.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Brenner, Sylvia
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 46
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
46
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr (left) and Sylvia Brenner (right) seated in a car. Two other friends are seated in the back seats.
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Brenner, Sylvia
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of members of the Mehr family, possibly taken on University Avenue. Pictured in the rear, from left to right are: [unknown], Jacob Mehr, Ethel Mehr, Joseph Rosenblatt.
In front, left to right: [unknown], [unknown].
Jacob Mehr and Joseph Rosenblatt were the paternal and maternal grandfathers of Ethel Mehr.
Name Access
Mehr, Jacob
Mehr, Ethel
Rosenblatt, Joseph
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 43
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
43
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ethel Mehr with four friends. They are all wearing fur coats and hats. Pictured from left to right are: Ethel Mehr, Saide Hartman, Sylvia Brenner, [unidentified], [unidentified].
Name Access
Mehr, Ethel
Hartman, Sadie
Brenner, Sylvia
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1918]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 76 cm
Scope and Content
This item consists of a photograph of members of a social club, which may be a sorority, either Alpha Epsilon Phi or Delta Phi Epsilon.
Pictured left to right are: Molly Levinter; Jennie Fremes (m. Isadore Brodey); [unknown]; Sylvia Brenner (m. Lionel Fogler); Mary Wilder (m. Sam Yolles); Ethel Mehr (m. Henry Greisman); Lily Waldman (m. Abe Cass); Bertha Rosenfeld (m. Allen); [unknown]; Ella Fremes (m. Cherniofsky); Rose (m. Rafelman); Dorothy Andrews (m. Silverman).
Name Access
Levinter, Molly
Fremes, Jennie
Brodey, Jennie
Brenner, Sylvia
Fogler, Sylvia
Wilder, Mary
Yolles, Mary
Mehr, Ethel
Greisman, Ethel
Waldman, Lily
Cass, Lily
Rosenfeld, Bertha
Allen, Bertha
Fremes, Ella
Cherniofsky, Ella
Rafelman, Rose
Andrews, Dorothy
Silverman, Dorothy
Subjects
Clubs
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
This photo is very dirty and cracked in several places.
Accession Number
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 35
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
35
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1919]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the finish line of the Henley Regatta. The photograph was sent to Ethel Mehr by Dr. Bainess Goldblatt.
Name Access
Goldblatt, Dr. Bainess
Mehr, Ethel
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
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 47
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
47
Material Format
graphic material
Date
15 Dec. 1925
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm on matte 33 x 33 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the Mehr family taken on Ethel Mehr's wedding day. Pictured from left to right are: Pincus (brother), Lucille (sister), Leonard (brother), Bessie (mother), Ethel, Mendel (father), and Bernice Mehr (sister).
Name Access
Mehr, Pincus
Mehr, Ethel
Mehr, Lucille
Mehr, Leonard
Mehr, Bessie
Mehr, Mendel
Mehr, Bernice
Greisman, Henry
Subjects
Families
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.
Accession Number
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
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