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Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Michael Levine family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 2; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Michael Levine family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
2
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1902]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a photograph of what may be Michael Levine's children, Martha, Rachael, Harry, Fanny, and Mary. A note has been included with the original description of this photo that in the front row, on the left is Mrs. Rae Rose of Hamilton and next to her is Mrs. Mary Ginsberg who lived at 2500 Bathurst Street in Toronto.
Notes
Mounted on black card with decorative design.
Photographer: R. O. Stokes, Midland, Ontario.
Name Access
Ginsberg, Mary
Levine, Fanny
Levine, Harry
Levine, Mary
Levine, Michael
Levine, Rachael
Rose, Rae
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1901]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. George Soskin and family taken in either Waubaushene or Midland, Ontario. There are six children and one baby in the photograph. The likely identification is from left to right:
Front: Beulah, baby Tesa (on Mother's lap), Minnie, and Sarah.
Middle: Martha (seated), Benjamin, and George (seated).
Back: Isaac and Libby.
Notes
Mounted on card frame.
Name Access
Soskin, Benjamin
Soskin, Beulah
Soskin, George
Soskin, Isaac
Soskin, Libby
Soskin, Martha
Soskin, Minnie
Soskin, Sarah
Soskin, Tesa
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 is in fairly good condition. One corner is torn, the colour is fading and there are some visible marks and scratches.
Places
Midland (Ont.)
Waubaushene (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Moses Levine family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 1; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Moses Levine family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
1
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1918]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a rugby team that might have been the Jarvis Collegiate team or a community league in Toronto. Harry Levine is the second young man from the right.
Name Access
Jarvis Collegiate Institute (Toronto, Ont.)
Levine, Harry
Subjects
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
25
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[188-]-1973
Physical Description
188 photographs : b&w, some sepia toned ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
3 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Aaron and Sarah (née Snider) Levine (1832-1915) were from Minsk. Sarah immigrated to Toronto with her children in 1887. In 1892, Abraham (1940-1897) and Rachel Cass (1838-1903) came to Toronto with their younger chilldren, following their elder children who had immigrated before them.
The Levine children consisted of the following individuals: Annie (m. Salamansky) (1861-1931); Moses (Moishe) Joseph (1864-1919); Michael (1869-1918); Abraham; Sam; and Rebecca (m. Samuels) (b. 1875).
The Cass children consisted of: Fayge (m. Sax) (1861-1942); Anna (Hannah) (m. Segel) (1863-1930); Martha (m. Soskin) (1866-1946); Dave Cass (1869-1959); Dora (m. Levy) (b.1870); Sarah (m. Levine) (1876-1978); Annie (m. Smith) (1880-1952); Bill Cass; and Phillip Cass.
Sarah Snider Levine lived with her son, Moses, and daughter-in-law Sarah for thirteen years. The couple first lived on Chestnut Street and then moved to Centre Avenue. They later relocated to Spadina Avenue near Dundas around 1903, and finally, moved to 224 Beverley Street near College.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of family photographs that document the Cass and Levine families of Toronto. The records were donated by Mary Soskin, who was the daugher of Moses and Sarah (née Cass) Levine. The records document the donor's matriarchal and patriarchal families. In turn, the records also include photographs of her own family, as well as families related to her or her parents through marriage, such as: the Salamansky (Salem), Thuna, Bliss, Samuels, Soskin, Cass, Segel, Sax, Weiner, Levy, and Rosenbes families. The photographs date from the late nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. The fonds also contains one file of textual records
The fonds has been arranged into 18 series by family, as well as one series for photographs that cannot be linked to an individual family and another for images that could not be identified. The series consist of the following: Series 1, Moses Levine family; Series 2, Michael Levine family; Series 3, Abraham Levine family; Series 4, Abe Levine family; Series 5, Harry Levine family; Series 6, Salamansky (Salem) family; Series 7, Thuna family; Series 8, Bliss family; Series 9, Samuels family; Series 10, Soskin family; Series 11, Cass family; Series 12, Segel family; Series 13, Sax family; Series 14, Weiner family; Series 15, Levy family; Series 16, Rosenbes family; Series 17, Miscellaneous family members; Series 18, Unidentified photographs.
The items have been arranged chronologically within each series.
Name Access
Cass (family)
Levine (family)
Subjects
Families
Related Material
1982-8-3
AC 1: Soskin, Mary (Levine)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 14 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Unknown.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of three Soskin children in formal dress. There are two little boys standing on either side of their baby sibling who has been seated on a chair. The age of the photograph suggests that they are most likely from among the older children of George and Martha Soskin: perhaps Isaac, Benjamin and Beulah, however, they cannot be positively identified.
Notes
Mounted on card frame.
Name Access
Soskin, Benjamin
Soskin, Beulah
Soskin, Isaac
Subjects
Children
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Physical Condition
Photograph has faded and also has some stains on it.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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