The Mackenzie Papineau Battalion (Mac-Paps) was a battalion of Canadians, largely working-class and politically left-wing, who fought in the Spanish civil war in the 1930s. Many members of the battalion were also members of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF).
File consists of J. B. Salsberg's published and unpublished political writings. Topics covered include: Metropolitan Toronto taxes, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), the Soviet Union, Soviet antisemitism, Palestine, the provincial Department of Lands and Forests and provincial fair practices legislation.
File consists of one campaign pin documenting J.B. Salsberg's failed bid in the Spadina Riding during the 1935 federal election. Writing on the pin states, "Make the Rich Pay / Elect J.B. Salsberg / Spadina Riding".
File consists of campaign material likely documenting J. B. Salsberg's bids for member of provincial parliament. Included is one campaign pin and one set of speaker's notes that were created by the Communist Party of Canada.
File consists of photographs of J.B. Salsberg during unidentified election campaigns. Included is a photograph of Salsberg delivering a speech and a photograph of Salsberg sitting with his wife, Dora Wilensky, and an unidentified man at a campaign stop (one matte duplicate of this photo is included, identifying the location as Camp Naivelt and the year as 1943).
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.
File consists of campaign material documenting J.B. Salsberg's bid in the St. Andrew riding during the 1943 provincial election. Included are campaign posters and copy of the Progressive Conservative Party's platform.
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's involvement in the UJPO. Included is correspondence, reports, statements, and a national convention agenda. Also included is a 25th anniversary booklet of Toronto's Morris Winchevsky Schools, which contains a message from Salsberg.
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's efforts to pass legislation on Fair Employment Practices. Included are news clippings, correspondence, copies of a bill and speech presented by Salsberg in the Legislature, a transcript of remarks by G. T. Gordon in the Legislature, a report of the Joint Labour Committee for Human Rights, blank employment applications, and a case file regarding the discriminatory hiring practices at a Dominion Bank branch in Toronto.
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's failed bid for re-election in the St. Andrew riding as Member of Provincial Parliament. Included is correspondence, Labour Progressive Party campaign notes, and the returning officer's report on the votes polled and rejected in the St. Andrew riding.
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's failed bid for re-election in the St. Andrew riding as Member of Provincial Parliament. Included are news clippings, and pamphlets and flyers that were distributed by Salsberg to constituents.
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's failed bid for re-election in the St. Andrew riding as Member of Provincial Parliament. Included are donation receipts, campaign literature, event invitations, a Souvenir Song Book of Salsberg's campaign, and correspondence.
File consists of campaign literature of various candidates in the 1955 provincial election. Included is the campaign literature of J.B. Salsberg's opponents Elizabeth Langfield and Boris Mather. Also included is the campaign literature of Joseph Gould, Bruce Hewlett, Kelso Roberts, and Harry Hunter.
File consists of donation receipts, an election notice, and news clippings documenting J.B. Salsberg's failed bid in a federal by-election in the Spadina riding that was held on October 24, 1955. Salsberg was defeated by Charles E. Rea.
File consists of records documenting J. B. Salsberg's involvement in the Labor Progressive Party delegation that was sent to Moscow in October 1956. Included are drafts of the delegation's statement with Salsberg's annotations, a press statement and journals containing an article by J. B. Salsberg entitled, "My Mission to Moscow." Journals include: Klurkeit, Drachim Chadashot, and Unzer Einikait (article is on page 19).
File consists of records documenting J. B. Salsberg's participation in the Labor Progressive Party (LPP)'s sixth national convention. Included are Salsberg's notebooks and discussion notes, speeches of various members, reports, correspondence, policy resolutions submitted by various members and committees, an audited financial report, and an issue of the LPP's National Affairs newspaper (Apr. 1957).
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's resignation from the Labour Progressive Party. Included is correspondence, notes, position statements by both Salsberg and the LPP, newspaper clippings, and minutes of a meeting of the Metropolitan Committee of the LPP.
File consists of articles and newspaper clippings that were collected by J. B. Salsberg documenting the transgressions of Stalin's Soviet Union and and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's twentieth congress.
File consists of records that were collected by J.B. Salsberg documenting the transgressions of Stalin's Soviet Union and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's twentieth congress. Included are articles, newspaper clippings, news bulletins, booklets, and press releases of the Labor Progressive Party.
The Canadian Peace Congress (CPC) was established in 1949 to advocate for world peace and disarmament. Today, it continues this vision working "against imperialism and neo-colonialism and for a world based on peaceful cooperation and international solidarity." During the 1950s and 1960s, CPC was a leader in the peace movement in Canada. Both the Labour Progressive Party and the United Jewish Peoples Order were associated members of the CPC.
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File consists of a booklet published by the Jewish Committee of the Canadian Peace Congress entitled, "Shalom Aleichem: Peace - It is in Your Hands!".