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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
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Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 12
Source
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ruth Schwartz.
Notes
This listing only contains a negative, there are no proofs.
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.
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Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ruth Schwartz.
Notes
This listing only contains a negative, there are no proofs.
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.
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
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Item
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Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ruth Schwartz.
Notes
This listing only contains a negative, there are no proofs.
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.
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
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Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1940
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ruth Schwartz.
Notes
This listing only contains a negative, there are no proofs.
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.
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
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Item
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Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1946
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ruth Schwartz.
Notes
This negative has two images on it.
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
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
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Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 10 x 13 cm and 11 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
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. In 1976 she set up a special children's book award to honour her late sister Ruth, who was a respected Toronto bookseller. 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. The awards are administered by the Ontario Arts Council which selects the school and juries. The Ontario Arts Foundation, the Schwartz Foundation and the Canadian Booksellers Association, in turn, are responsible for producing the shortlist of books for the jury.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Sylvia Schwartz.
Name Access
Schwartz, Sylvia, 1914-1998
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
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Archival Descriptions
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
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Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 9 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
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. In 1976 she set up a special children's book award to honour her late sister Ruth, who was a respected Toronto bookseller. 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. The awards are administered by the Ontario Arts Council which selects the school and juries. The Ontario Arts Foundation, the Schwartz Foundation and the Canadian Booksellers Association, in turn, are responsible for producing the shortlist of books for the jury.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Sylvia Schwartz.
Notes
This negative has two images on it.
Name Access
Schwartz, Sylvia, 1914-1998
Access Restriction
Closed. Records are closed for conservation reasons.
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
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
19
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w (1 negative) ; 9 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
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. In 1976 she set up a special children's book award to honour her late sister Ruth, who was a respected Toronto bookseller. 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. The awards are administered by the Ontario Arts Council which selects the school and juries. The Ontario Arts Foundation, the Schwartz Foundation and the Canadian Booksellers Association, in turn, are responsible for producing the shortlist of books for the jury.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Sylvia Schwartz.
Notes
There is no proof for this item, only the negative.
Name Access
Schwartz, Sylvia, 1914-1998
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
20
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1951
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 11 x 8 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Dr. Isaac Shleser.
Notes
This negative has two images on it.
Subjects
Physicians
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
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Archival Descriptions
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
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Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1951
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 11 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser.
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 5-2 for photographs of Jan Shleser at the family cottage.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
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Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1956
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jill Shleser.
Subjects
College teachers
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 5-2 for photographs of Jill Shleser at the family cottage.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1946
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Alex Solway.
Notes
This negative has two images on it.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 Series 5-2 for photographs of Alex Solway at the family cottage.
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Sylvia Schwartz fonds
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Portraits sub-series
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Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
24
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1946
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 15 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
The Fanny Solway Award, is a University of Toronto Faculty of Law bursary set up by her family after her death to be given to a first year student that has obtained standing in pre-law studies satisfactory to the council and who satisfies the Council of capacity to be an outstanding law student, and demonstrates financial need.
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 portrait of Fanny, Carol and Herbert Solway.
Subjects
Mothers and daughters
Mothers and sons
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 Series 5-2 for photographs of the Solways at the family cottage.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
25
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1953
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 15 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
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 portrait of Carol Solway.
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 5-2 for photographs of the Carol Solway at the family cottage.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1940
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz and 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.
The Fanny Solway Award, is a University of Toronto Faculty of Law bursary set up by her family after her death to be given to a first year student that has obtained standing in pre-law studies satisfactory to the council and who satisfies the Council of capacity to be an outstanding law student, and demonstrates financial need.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Fanny Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 Series 5-2 for photographs of the Fanny Solway at the family cottage.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
27
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1941
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 11 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz and 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.
The Fanny Solway Award, is a University of Toronto Faculty of Law bursary set up by her family after her death to be given to a first year student that has obtained standing in pre-law studies satisfactory to the council and who satisfies the Council of capacity to be an outstanding law student, and demonstrates financial need.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Fanny Solway.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 Series 5-2 for photographs of the Fanny Solway at the family cottage.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-1; Item 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Portraits sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-1
Item
28
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Nov. 1958
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 9 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Gary Solway.
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 5-3 for photographs of a Pidyon Ha'Ben ceremony for Gary Solway.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 13 x 9 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. Fanny married Alex Solway and had two children, Herbert and Carol. Ruth was a respected book seller in Toronto. 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. In 1976 Sylvia 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of (Back row, left to right) Helen (nee Schwartz) Shleser, Ruth Schwartz, Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway, (Middle row, left to right) Joseph Schwartz, Gertrude Schwartz, (Frotn row, left to right) Carol Solway, Sylvia Schwartz and Herbert Solway.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, Series 5 for portraits of Schwartz Family members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 11 x 9 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, Series 5 for portraits of Schwartz Family members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
David Rotenberg was born in Toronto on 24 July 1930, and is the son of Dr. Mattie and Meyer Rotenberg. He married Cecille Eisenberg, and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 1952. 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.
David has been named as an honorary officer in the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of David Rotenberg and his brothers.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Brothers
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
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 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.
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 portrait of Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz with Carol Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 for portraits of Schwartz and Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
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 portrait of Herbert and Carol Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 for portraits of the Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Helen, Gertrude, Joseph and Ruth Schwartz.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 for portraits of the Schwartz and Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 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. His daughter Fanny married Alex Solway and had two children, Herbert and Carol.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph Schwartz and Herbert Solway. Carol Solway is in the background, with her back to the camera.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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.
Related Material
See Fonds 80 for portraits of the Schwartz and Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Dr. Isaac Shleser and Leonard Hauser.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Physicians
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
Recreation sub-series
View of family cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 2; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
View of family cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
2
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a view of the Schwartz Family Cottage.
Notes
This item has no negative.
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 12 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Judith Wolfson is the daughter of Harry Wolfson, a prominent economist. The family often stayed at the Gelber’s cottage across the lake from the Schwartz's. Wolfson is a double graduate of the University of Toronto in Social Work and Law. Wolfson spent ten years with the Government of Ontario in several senior positions including Deputy Minister – Intergovernmental Affairs, Deputy Minister – Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, and Deputy Minister – Consumer and Commercial Relations.She is now the Vice-President, University Relations for the University of Toronto where she is responsible for the University’s Government and Community Relations, International Relations and Strategic Communications and Marketing. In 2003 she received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for leadership and service to the community in recognition of her leadership in a wide range of major community organizations.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Judith Wolfson and Jan Shleser.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 12 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Schleser.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 12 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Judith Wolfson is the daughter of Harry Wolfson, a prominent economist. The family often stayed at the Gelber’s cottage across the lake from the Schwartz's. Wolfson is a double graduate of the University of Toronto in Social Work and Law. Wolfson spent ten years with the Government of Ontario in several senior positions including Deputy Minister – Intergovernmental Affairs, Deputy Minister – Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, and Deputy Minister – Consumer and Commercial Relations.She is now the Vice-President, University Relations for the University of Toronto where she is responsible for the University’s Government and Community Relations, International Relations and Strategic Communications and Marketing. In 2003 she received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for leadership and service to the community in recognition of her leadership in a wide range of major community organizations.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Judith Wolfson.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Judith Wolfson is the daughter of Harry Wolfson, a prominent economist. The family often stayed at the Gelber’s cottage across the lake from the Schwartz's. Wolfson is a double graduate of the University of Toronto in Social Work and Law. Wolfson spent ten years with the Government of Ontario in several senior positions including Deputy Minister – Intergovernmental Affairs, Deputy Minister – Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, and Deputy Minister – Consumer and Commercial Relations.She is now the Vice-President, University Relations for the University of Toronto where she is responsible for the University’s Government and Community Relations, International Relations and Strategic Communications and Marketing. In 2003 she received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for leadership and service to the community in recognition of her leadership in a wide range of major community organizations.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser and Judith Wolfson.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Judith Wolfson is the daughter of Harry Wolfson, a prominent economist. The family often stayed at the Gelber’s cottage across the lake from the Schwartz's. Wolfson is a double graduate of the University of Toronto in Social Work and Law. Wolfson spent ten years with the Government of Ontario in several senior positions including Deputy Minister – Intergovernmental Affairs, Deputy Minister – Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, and Deputy Minister – Consumer and Commercial Relations.She is now the Vice-President, University Relations for the University of Toronto where she is responsible for the University’s Government and Community Relations, International Relations and Strategic Communications and Marketing. In 2003 she received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for leadership and service to the community in recognition of her leadership in a wide range of major community organizations.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser and Judith Wolfson.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 5 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser (wearing pants and a striped shirt) with an unknown girl walking next to a building, facing the camera. The image has been exposed twice, and there is another image of one of Jan Shleser posing in front of a large tree.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f3_i7
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 photographs and information on the Shleser family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of an unknown girl wearing a dress and cardigan with her hands held together, posing next to a building, facing the camera.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f3_i6
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
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 6 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser wearing a hat that says "Bobcaygeon" on it, posing in front of a large tree, facing the camera.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f3_i9
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 photographs and information about the Shleser family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 6 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser holding hands with an unidentified girl wearing a dress and cardigan, walking in front of a large tree and building, facing the camera.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f3_i8
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 photographs and information about the Shleser family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 3; Item 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 6 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser seated with an unknown girl wearing a dress and cardigan, in front of a building, facing the camera.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f3_i11
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 photographs and information about the Shleser fmaily.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 3; Item 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Jan Shleser, Judith Wolfson and an Unidentified Girl at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
3
Item
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 6 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jan Shleser seated with an unknown girl one wearing a dress and cardigan, in front of a building, facing the camera.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f3_i10
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 photographs and informationa about the Shleser family.
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 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Schwartz was born in the United States. He 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. Hi daughter Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Gillian and Jan.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph Schwartz and Jan Shleser.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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 and Shleser 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 2
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
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 6 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Schwartz was born in the United States. He 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.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph, Ida and Jack Schwartz.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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 family.
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 3
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
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Schwartz was born in the United States. He 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.
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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph Schwartz and Gary Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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 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 4
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
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Schwartz was born in the United States. He 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.
Frances Gruber was the closest personal friend of Sylvia Schwartz. Schwartz photographed her many times with musicians and celebrities. David Gruber is her son (?).
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph Schwartz with Frances and David Gruber.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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 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 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
Recreation sub-series
1955 Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 4; Item 7
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
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
David Gruber is the son (?) of Frances Gruber, the closest personal friend of Sylvia Schwartz.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of David Gruber.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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
Recreation sub-series
1955 Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 4; Item 8
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
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 12 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
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.
The Fanny Solway Award, is a University of Toronto Faculty of Law bursary set up by her family after her death to be given to a first year student that has obtained standing in pre-law studies satisfactory to the council and who satisfies the Council of capacity to be an outstanding law student, and demonstrates financial need.
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 portrait of Fanny, Alex, Herbert and Carol Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
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 photographs of the Solway family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 5; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
5
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 14 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Schwartz was born in the United States. He was married to Gertrude Schwartz, and 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.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph Schwartz.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f5_i2.
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 photographs of the Schwartz family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 5; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
5
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 14 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
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, sister of Herbert Solway and the niece of Sylvia Schwartz.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Herbert and Carol Solway.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f5_i1.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
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 photographs of the Solway family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 5; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
5
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Four Unknown Individuals (left to right), including a woman with short hair wearing a halter top and holding a pair of sunglasses, a bald man wearing slacks, a golf shirt and a pair of glasses, a woman wearing shorts and a striped shirt, and another individual wearing a cap and striped shorts.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f5_i4.
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
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 5; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Candid Photographs from the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
5
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 13 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Gertrude Schwartz was born in Austria and married Joseph Schwartz. they had four daughters, Helen, Fanny, Ruth and Sylvia. Fanny married Alex Solway and had two children, Herbert and Carol.
Carol Solway is the daughter of Fanny and Alex Solway, the sister of Herbert Solway and Sylvia Schwartz's niece.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Carol Solway and Gertrude Schwartz.
Notes
This item has no proofs. This item shares a negative with F80_s5-2_f5_i3.
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 information and photographs of the Schwartz and Solway families.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Harry L. Wolfson and Family at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 7; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Harry L. Wolfson and Family at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
7
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 photograph : colour (negative) ; 7 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Harry L. Wolfson (d. 6 November 1974), economist and community leader, was born in Toronto, the son of Hyman and Rebecca (Tranbetsky) Wolfson. He was married to Rose Chrom and had four children: Sheila, Alan, Judith and Laurence. He received his education at the University of Toronto and King's College, Cambridge University 1932-1934 where he studied under John M. Keynes.
He was the director and officer of various organizations including the general manager of the Palestine Jewish Colonization Association (1934-1950); executive secretary of the Economic Stabilization Commission in Palestine (1942-1948); economic co-coordinator of the State of Israel (1948-1950); financial councilor for the Canadian Embassy in Washington (1951-1952); and alternate director of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank (1951-1952). He was affiliated with the Zionist Organization of Canada, the Canadian Jewish Congress, the United Jewish Welfare Fund, the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital and the Y-Arts Council of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
Rose Wolfson (nee Chrom) (b. 1918 - d. 1 May 2013) was the sister of Sara Schacter and Vivian Chrom. She was married to Harry L. Wolfson and had four children, Sheila, Alan, Judith and Laurence. She had nine grandchildren, Anna, Michael, Jesse, Julian, Jeremy, Alexander, Matthew, Nathaniel and Ethan, and seven great-grandchildren.
Dr. Alan Wolfson is the son of Harry and Rose Wolfson, and the brother to Judith, Sheila and Laurence Wolfson. He received degrees from Princeton, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and a PhD in Economics in 1975 from Harvard. He has had several careers, spanning academia, government and business. He is now a strategy consultant and board director.
Judith Wolfson is the daughter of Harry and Rose Wolfson and the sister of Sheila, Alan and Laurence Wolfson.
Sheila Wolfson is the daughter of Harry and Rose Wolfson and the sister of Judith, Alan and Laurence Wolfson.
Laurence Wolfson is the son of Harry and Rose Wolfson, and the brother to Judith, Sheila and Alan Wolfson
Ruthie Solway is Fanny (nee Schwartz) Solway’s niece by marriage, who had been adopted by Alex Solway’s brother.
Scope and Content
This item is a portrait of the Wolfson Family and Ruthie Solway. First row (left to right): Ruthie Solway and Sheila Wolson. Second row (left to right): Rose Wolson, Laurence Wolfson and Alan Wolfson. Third row: Harry L. Wolfson.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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