Accession consists of one DVD copy of a July 1985 interview of Dr. Stephen Speisman by the donor, recorded at the TJC Archives. Dr. Speisman discusses his family's connections with the Gold family because of their common background in Ostrow, Poland. He also talks about the socialist views of many Jewish immigrants, the factors influencing their desire to emigrate in the First World War era, their early experiences learning English, the reasons for Anglicizing their names, and the cultural values that Polish Jews brought to Canadian life.
DVD copy created from original videocassette created by the donor.
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Use Conditions: Any re-use requires written permission of the donor.