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Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds.
Bliss family series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds.
Bliss family series
Level
Series
Fonds
25
Series
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]-[1954 or 1955]
Physical Description
8 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller.
Admin History/Bio
Harry Bliss (1882-1931) was born in Russia and immigrated to Canada around 1909. He lived at 442 Ontario Street, in Toronto, from 1916 until his death and was employed as a vest-maker and an insurance agent. He had three sons: Barney, Henry and Johnny. Their mother, whose name may have been Tobby, remarried after Harry’s death, to a Mr. Raymond.
Dorothy Bliss (née Levine) (1909-1992) was the daughter of Moses and Sarah Levine. She was married to Barney A. Bliss (d.1985) and they had one daughter, Helen Woolven (née Bliss) (b.1938) who worked as a medical secretary. She married Ed Woolven and they lived in Ottawa. They had two children: Stephen (b.1962) and Linda (b.1965).
Henry Bliss (d.1992), Barney’s brother, married Ida Bliss, and they had three children: Harvey and Eileen Bliss and Barbara (m.Gastman).
Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of members of the Bliss family.
Name Access
Bliss family
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of two Bliss family children taken at a studio in Toronto. There is a little girl standing on the left and a baby swaddled in a blanket on a chair to her right.
Notes
Albumen print
Photographer: Centennial Studio, 452 Queen West, Toronto
Subjects
Children
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.
Physical Condition
There is a stain on the photograph
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1934
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Harvey Bliss at seven months old that may have been taken in Toronto.
Notes
Inscription on inside of card frame: "To Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Barney, From Harvey"
Mounted in card frame
Photographer: Thornton Johnston
Name Access
Bliss, Harvey
Subjects
Infants
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.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond in London, England.
Notes
Mounted in card frame
Photographer: Mayfair Portraits
Name Access
Raymond family
Subjects
Married people
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.
Places
England
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1943]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Helen Bliss as a young girl in Toronto.
Name Access
Bliss, Helen
Subjects
Children
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.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Helen Bliss as a young girl in Toronto. She is standing outside of a home and is wearing a tutu.
Name Access
Bliss, Helen
Subjects
Children
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.
Physical Condition
There is a tear at the bottom of the photograph
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Helen Bliss as a young girl taken in Toronto. She is standing outside a home and is wearing a costume with a heart shape on her chest and a matching head piece in her hair.
Name Access
Bliss, Helen
Subjects
Children's costumes
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.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Henry Bliss.
Notes
Photographer: Haynee Studio.
Mounted in card frame.
Name Access
Bliss, Henry
Subjects
Portraits
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
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1954 or 1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Helen Bliss with her mother, Dorothy, in Toronto. The two women are seated together on a chair, smiling for the camera. Helen has her arm around Dorothy.
Name Access
Bliss, Dorothy
Bliss, Helen
Subjects
Mothers and daughters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
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