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Accession Number
2008-8-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 51 x 41 cm
Date
June 1942
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one oversized photograph of the executive members of the Jewish National Workers Alliance, taken by Famous Studio at their annual conference. The conference was held on June 12 to June 15, 1942. The photograph features some touch-ups and markings, as well as the name of the studio etched in white ink, presumably by the photographer. Prints of the photo were likely made from this proof. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: B. Harold (Sec. Org.), A. Levinson (Rec. Sec.), G. Steinhouse (Yugnt), W. Eisenberg (Org. Chair), I. Weinert (Sec. Trade Union), M. Kachuk (Sec. Geverkshaften), Z. Cohen (Sec. Library), M. Witenberg (Sec. J.N.F.).
Middle row, left to right: S. Rapaport (Cultural Chair), B. Shatz (Library Chair), J. J. Zweig (Treas.), J. Cash (Trade Union Chair), D. Cooper (House Comm.), N. Levinsky (Fin. Sec.), H. Share (Cemetery).
Front row, left to right: S. Yollick (Cor. Sec.), H. M. Kirshenbaum (Vice Chair), I. J. Weinrot (Chair), Louis Segal (Gen. Sec. J.N.W.A.), Dr. S. B. Hurwich (Chair Actions Comm.), I Freeman (Shule Chair), P. Walerstein (Ex. Chair City Comm.).
Subjects
Farband
Source
Archival Accessions
Address
42 St George Street
Source
Landmarks

In 1919, Mr. Mendel Granatstein commissioned Benjamin Brown and Robert McConnell to design a three storey Classical Georgian style house located at 42 St. George Street. The house contained a unique feature -- a retractable roof used on Sukkoth. In 1947, the house was acquired by the University of Toronto and was used for a variety of purposes until it was demolished in 1999. The Bahen Centre for Information Technology now stands in its place.
Address
42 St George Street
Time Period
1919-1999
Scope Note
In 1919, Mr. Mendel Granatstein commissioned Benjamin Brown and Robert McConnell to design a three storey Classical Georgian style house located at 42 St. George Street. The house contained a unique feature -- a retractable roof used on Sukkoth. In 1947, the house was acquired by the University of Toronto and was used for a variety of purposes until it was demolished in 1999. The Bahen Centre for Information Technology now stands in its place.
History
Mr. Mendel Granatstein was a member of one of the early Jewish families of Toronto. In 1895, he founded M. Granatstein and Sons, Ltd., a junk dealing company, and by the early 20th century, he had become one of the most prosperous Jews in Toronto. Mr. Granatstein was also a community leader, having a hand in the foundation of Beth Jacob Synagogue.
Category
Architecture
Residences
Source
Landmarks

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