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Accession Number
2018-12-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-12-6
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
19 cm of graphic material and textual records
Date
1931-1999
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Brown family. Included are: business records, clippings, correspondence, eulogies, notes, an issue of the L.I.F.E. Institute's L.i.f.e.lines newsletter, photographs, résumés and cover letters, school records, and vital statistics. A significant amount of the material documents the donor's father, Jack Brown, a community leader in Brantford, Ontario, and friend of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Of note are autographed pictures of Former Prime Ministers Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Jean Chrétien.
Administrative History
The son of Rose and William Brown, Jack Irving Brown was born in Toronto on January 4, 1926. His family moved to Brantford, Ontario when he was a boy. Upon graduating from high school, Jack went to work at his father's retail store. When he eventually bought the store, he renamed it Brown's of Brantford. In addition to running his business, Jack held leadership positions with the Beth David Congregation, Brant Liberal Association, and the Rotary Club of Brantford. Upon moving to Toronto, he became president of the L.I.F.E. Institute at Ryerson University.
Jack and Joy Brown (née Greenberg) had four children: Andrew, Marlene (1952-2007), Holli (b. 1954), and Harriette (b. 1958). Later in life, Jack and Joy separated. For the final years of his life, Jack's companion was Rheta Rhosen. Jack died on September 23, 1999.
Subjects
Families
Jewish businesspeople
Stores, Retail
Name Access
Brown (family)
Brown, Andrew, 1950-
Brown, Harriette, 1958-
Brown, Jack, 1926-1999
Brown, Rose
Brown, William
Chrétien, Jean, 1934-
Katzman, Marlene, 1952-2007
Trudeau, Pierre Elliott, 1919-2000
Verkade, Holli, 1954-
Places
Brantford (Ont.)
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
World Zionist Organization series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 10; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
World Zionist Organization series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
10
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1972
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of biographic information for Samuel Chait QC, Gerald Charness, Louis Faber, Philip Givens QC MP, Julius Hayman, Lou Kolberg and Daniel Monson QC.
Name Access
Philip Givens
Gerald Charness
Julius Hayman
Daniel Monson
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
Central Region conventions sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 5-1; File 110
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
Central Region conventions sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
5-1
File
110
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of an address by Julius Hayman, and correspondence inviting Conference officials to welcome dignitaries such as Hon. Abba Eban.
Name Access
Julius Hayman
Eban, Abba
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 104
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
104
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches and minutes of meetings.
Name Access
Julius Hayman
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 225
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
225
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence with the Royal Bank of Canada concerning the move to the new Zionist Centre in Toronto, the Jewish Public Library and a schedule of functions and events for the visit of Rabbi Louis Rabinowitz to Toronto. The file also includes correspondence from Mr. Egon Rohmann concerning relations with the United Church of Canada, historical revision, and Israel.
Name Access
Rabinowitz, Rabbi Louis
Royal Bank of Canada
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 315
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
315
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1961
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photograph taken during the thirteenth anniversary celebration of Iaraeli Statehood. From left to right are: Al Brown; Leslie Raetzen; Julius Hayman; Mrs. James Wexler; Rabbi Gene Klein; Karl Silberman; Syd Brown; and Simon Witt.
Name Access
Al Brown
Leslie Raetzen
Julius Hayman
Mrs. James Wexler
Rabbi Gene Klein
Karl Silberman
Syd Brown
Simon Witt
Subjects
Bar mitzvah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 84
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
84
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photograph of Julius Hayman giving a speech. At the table are George Liban and Irving Matlow.
Name Access
Julius Hayman
George Liban
Irving Matlow
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 298
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
298
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photograph of Samuel Zacks during a speech Also at the head table are Eddie Gelber and Rabbi Slonim.
Name Access
Samuel Zacks
Eddie Gelber
Rabbi Reuven Slonim
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a group photograph. From left to right are: Frank Dimant; Usher Grunis; Ziedan Atahsi; and Julius Hayman.
Name Access
Frank Dimant
Usher Grunis
Zeidan Atashi
Julius Hayman
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 48
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
48
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1967
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a group photograph. From right to left are: Phil Givens; Julius Hayman and Max Goody.
Name Access
Phil Givens
Julius Hayman
Max Goody
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 128
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
128
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of general correspondence. The file includes correspondence regarding the Shalom television programme, Schlichim of Canadian Young Judaea, Rabbi Reuven Slonim, requests for information regarding a screening of the film "Hester Street" and memoranda concerning the 1972 national convention.
Name Access
Rabbi Reuven Slonim
Source
Archival Descriptions
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