This accession consists of one photograph in the form of a postcard. This item documents a streetcar with Peter Kozinetz the motorman at the side along with the conductor, Bob Mercer. The photograph was taken in Toronto in 1921.
Peter Kozinetz was born in Crimea, Russia in 1879. He spent his early life on his parents farm in Russia. At the age of 21 he joined the Imperial Russian Army and served for four years. In 1905 he came to Canada and operated a cheese factory near Dorchester for several years. He was naturalized in 1911 and joined the Toronto Transit Company in 1916 as part of the Dundas Division. He continued working there until 1931. He passed away in 1968.
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Smith family seated in their car in Port Credit, Ontario. Pictured from left to right are: Hyman Smith, Reuben Smith (driving), Rose Smith Pullan, Harry Pullan, Sarah Smith and Nathan Smith.
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.