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Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 47
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
47
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Abe Posluns was a financier and was actively involved in the Toronto Jewish community.
He was president of the United Community Fund of Greater Toronto, president of the Jewish Home for the Aged, President of Baycrest Hospital, Honorary Vice-President for United Jewish Welfare Fund, Director and Executive of New Mount Sinai Hospital, Director of YW-YMHA, Director of Canadian Welfare Council, and a member of B'nai B'rith, Primrose Club, and Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
The Posluns family was involved in many philanthropic ventures, which included a donation to the Baycrest Hospital to help fund a centre devoted to helping seniors who suffer from dementia as a result of strokes. The Louis and Leah Posluns Centre for Stroke and Cognition opened in 2000. The Leah Posluns Theatre located at the Bathurst Jewish Community Centre was also funded by the Poslun family.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Abe Posluns taken inside his house.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Posluns, Abe
Baycrest Hospital
Jewish Home for the Aged
New Mount Sinai Hospital
United Community Fund of Greater Toronto
YW-YMHA
United Jewish Welfare Fund
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See also photo #'s: 12, 28, 8, 66
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 10; Item 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dorothy Dworkin fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
10
Item
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dora Dworkin and Ephraim Frederick Singer, President of the New Mount Sinai Hospital, at a dance sponsored by the Sinais.
Name Access
Dworkin, Dora
Dworkin, Dorothy
Singer, E. F.
Singer, Ephraim Frederick
Mount Sinai Hospital
New Mount Sinai Hospital
Sinais
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2005-4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
The generation of Posluns captured in this photograph were the children of Sheindel and Abraham Isaac Posluns. They had seven children named: Abe, Louis, Sam, Joseph, Gertie, Sarah and Anne.
Abe was born in 1908. He married Elsie Posluns and had three children named: Alan Irwin, Dorothy Hildred, and Richard Wilfred Joel. Abe Posluns was a financier and was actively involved in the Toronto Jewish community.Moreover, at different points in his life, he was president of the United Community Fund of Greater Toronto, president of the Jewish Home for the Aged, President of Baycrest Hospital, Honorary Vice-President for United Jewish Welfare Fund, Director and Executive of New Mount Sinai Hospital, Director of YW-YMHA, Director of Canadian Welfare Council, and a member of B'nai B'rith, Primrose Club, and Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
Louis Posluns was married to Leah and they had three sons: Wilfred, Jack and Irving. Louis was the Presdient of YMHA and a founding member of Beth Tzedec Congregation. Louis and his brother Jospeh started a family business called Superior Cloak; all four brothers became involved in the business, which in turn led to the creation of several other successful organizations.
Sam Posluns was Past President of the Board of Jewish Education.
The Posluns family was involved in many philanthropic ventures, which included a donation to the Baycrest Hospital to help fund a centre devoted to helping seniors who suffer from dementia as a result of strokes. The Louis and Leah Posluns Centre for Stroke and Cognition opened in 2000. The Leah Posluns Theatre located at the Bathurst Jewish Community Centre was also funded by the Poslun family.
Scope and Content
Photograph is of the Posluns siblings. Seated from left to right are Gertie Wasserman, Joseph and Louis. Standing from left to right are Sam, Abe, Sarah Bernstein and Anne Straus.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Posluns
United Community Fund of Greater Toronto
Jewish Home for the Aged
Baycrest Hospital
United Jewish Welfare Fund
New Mount Sinai Hospital
YW-YMHA
Canadian Welfare Council
B'nai B'rith
Primrose Club
Oakdale Golf and Country Club
Louis and Leah Posluns Centre for Stroke and Cognition
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
1997-7-6 Sam Posluns fonds
1999-12-2 Leah Posluns Theatre
2004-5-79 Posluns family memorabilia
Oral History #AC 214 Abe Posluns
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 36
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
36
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1987]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Eddy [Edwin] Alan Goodman was born to David Bertram and Dorothy Soble on October 11, 1918. He married Suzanne Dorothy Gross and they had two children named Joanne Ruth and Diane Selena.
He was a barrister and solicitor with Goodman and Goodman along with his father, who was also a prominent barrister. Eddy Goodman was an active leader within the Jewish community. His accomplishments include: Past President of the National Ballet Company; Vice-President of the Progressive Conservative Association of Canada; Past President of University College at the University of Toronto; honorary counsel for United Jewish Welfare Fund; Past President of Toronto Chapter, Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University; Director YM-YWHA; and Director, New Mount Sinai Hospital. In 1987, Edwin Goodman was the honourary guest at the Negev Dinner held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Edwin Alan Goodman posing in a photography studio. This photograph may have been taken for Edwin Goodman's Negev Dinner Tribute book in 1987.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Goodman, Edwin Alan
Gross, Suzanne Dorothy
Goodman and Goodman
National Ballet Company
Progressive Conservative Association of Canada
University of Toronto
United Jewish Welfare Fund
Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University
YM-YWHA
New Mount Sinai Hospital
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca.1970]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
A.E. Diamond was an electrical engineer and land developer. He was born on March 1, 1921 to Alice and Meyer Diamond. He married Shirley Greenberg and they had four children: Michael, Stephen, Carey, and Mark.
Diamond was president of Cadillac Contracting Ltd., co-founder and past President of Temple Sinai, as well as, a member of the Board of Directors for the New Mount Sinai Hospital. He was also a member of the Jewish Home for the Aged, United Jewish Welfare Fund, Canadian Friends of Hebrew University, Association of Professional Engineers and served two years in the Canadian Navy during the second World War.
Scope and Content
Photograph of A.E. [Allen Ephraim] Diamond.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Diamond, A.E.
Greenberg, Shirley
Cadillac Contracting Ltd.
Temple Sinai
New Mount Sinai Hospital
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Wayne Tanenbaum was born on July 6, 1929 to Joseph and Faye Tanenbaum. Throughout the course of his career he worked as a business executive at the following organizations: Consolidated Corporate Consultants Ltd., Tanenbaum, Flagal & Associates, Runnymede Investements Ltd., Rexdale Investments, Acme Crane Rentals, Runnymede Steel Construction, and Canadian Jewish News.
Other affiliations included: Jewish Camp Council, Leadership Development of United Jewish Welfare Fund, New Mount Sinai Hospital, YW-YMHA, United Jewish Welfare Fund and Palestine Lodge AF&AM.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mr. H. Wayne Tanenbaum.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Tanenbaum, Wayne
Consolidated Corporate Consultants Ltd.
Tanenbaum, Flagal & Associates
Runnymede Investements Ltd
Rexdale Investments
Canadian Jewish News
Runnymede Steel Construction
Jewish Camp Council
New Mount Sinai Hospital
YW-YMHA
United Jewish Welfare Fund
Palestine Lodge AF-AM
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
28
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1979]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Abe Posluns was born in 1908 to Sheindel and Abraham Isaac Posluns. Abe married Elsie Posluns and they had three children named: Alan Irwin, Dorothy Hildred, and Richard Wilfred Joel. Abe Posluns was a financier and was actively involved in the Toronto Jewish community.
Throughout the course of his career, he was president of the United Community Fund of Greater Toronto, President of the Jewish Home for the Aged, President of Baycrest Hospital, Honorary Vice-President for United Jewish Welfare Fund, Director and Executive of New Mount Sinai Hospital, Director of YW-YMHA, Director of Canadian Welfare Council, and he was also a member of B'nai B'rith, Primrose Club, and the Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
Scope and Content
Photograph is a studio portrait of Abe Posluns.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Posluns, Abe
United Community Fund of Greater Toronto
Jewish Home for the Aged
Baycrest Hospital
New Mount Sinai Hospital
YW-YMHA
Canadian Welfare Council
B'nai B'rith
Primrose Club
Oakdale Golf and Country Club
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 54
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
54
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Faye Tanenbaum [née Sager] was married to Joseph Tanenbaum and they had three children: Wayne, Francis, and Estherelke. Faye was president of Beth Tzedec sisterhood, Past Director Chairman for United Jewish Appeal, Past Board Member, New Mount Sinai Hospital, National Council Jewish Women, Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital. She organized the first class in braille in Toronto at the CNIB under the auspices of the Women's League United Synagogues of America. She received the Community Award for leadership on behalf of Torah from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Faye Tanenbaum.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Tanenbaum, Faye
Tanenbaum, Joseph
Beth Tzedec Sisterhood
United Jewish Appeal
New Mount Sinai Hospital
National Council Jewish Women
Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital
Jewish Theological Seminary
Women's League United Synagogues of America
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
25
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca.1968]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Louis Shainhouse was born on December 9, 1917 in Lithuania to Sarah and Abraham Shainhouse. He was married to Aida Yalofsky and together they had two children named Michael and Deborah. Louis was the Vice-President of National Knitting Mills Ltd. His affiliations included: Zionist Revisionist Organizations, Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital, and the New Mount Sinai Hospital. He served in the Canadian Army during the second World War for five years.
Scope and Content
Photograph is of Louis Shainhouse.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Shainhouse, Louis
National Knitting Mills Ltd.
Zionist Revisionist Organizations
Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital
New Mount Sinai Hospital
Subjects
War and military
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
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