File consists of three photographs of Phil Givens attending a Remembrance Day Ceremony for Jewish War veterans held by the General Wingate Branch 256 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Also identified in the photographs is J. Sacks.
Fonds No.74 (OJA): Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion.
323 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller and other material
Scope and Content
Series consists of textual records and graphic material documenting Phil Givens' involvement with the Jewish community. In particular, the textual records include general correspondence, speeches and convention materials documenting his role as national president of the Canadian Zionist Federation and his involvement with many other Jewish organizations. The records also consist of certificates, scrapbooks, objects, photographs of various events within the community as well as photographic albums presented to Givens on the occasion of his 1968 Jewish National Fund Negev dinner and his 1985 Canadian Zionist Federation testimonial dinner.
The majority of the records has been arranged into nine sub-series: 9-1. B’nai Brith; 9-2. Canadian Zionist Federation; 9-3. Jewish National Fund; 9-4. Keren Hayesod; 9-5. Rho Pi Phi fraternity; 9-6. State of Israel Bonds; 9-7. United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal; and 9-8. Other Jewish organizations.
Includes 12.15 cm of textual records, 2 objects and 1 presentation piece.
Any files not clearly associated with a specific Jewish organization were attached to the Jewish communal service series itself.
Item is a photograph of Phil Givens (left) conversing with Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau (centre) and Mayor William Dennison during a visit to Toronto's New City Hall during the 1968 federal election.
Canada. Prime Minister (1968-1979 : Trudeau)
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.