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Level
Item
ID
Item 3760
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3760
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1916-1917]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Two copy photographs of a Folk Shule, probably on Beverley Street, Toronto. Sadie Sorosky (Roebuck) is in the front row, second from right.
Notes
See also: photos #3757, #3758, and #3759.
Name Access
Sorosky, Sadie
Subjects
Children
Education
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.
Accession Number
1985-5-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2561
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2561
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
For identification notes, please see accession record.
Notes
Photo by Modern Studio, 452 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Name Access
Sholom Aleichem Club
Farband
Subjects
Clubs
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.)
Accession Number
1981-3-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1997-12-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1997-12-1
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 13 cm
Date
1935
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a group photograph taken at theTenth Jubilee of the Farband Folk Shule in Toronto on May 28, 1935.
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2917
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2917
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
For identification notes, please see accession record.
Name Access
Farband
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.)
Accession Number
1981-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4747
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4747
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1936]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Copy photograph of a Farband Folk Shule picnic.
Front row, third from right: Ethel Brody; Second row, from left: Marshall Alexander, Ben Kirshenbaum; Third row: George Cass; Fourth row: Miriam Fogel, [unknown], [unknown], Abbie Edelstein; Fifth row, middle, in dark tunic: Sarah Metchik; Sixth row: Rosie Straff, Laya Kurtzman, Myrtle Kachuk, Pearl F., [unknown], George Steinhaus; Back row: Leible Manson.
Name Access
Farband Folk Shule
Brody, Ehtel
Alexander, Marshall
Kirshenbaum, Ben
Cass, George
Fogel, Miriam
Edelstein, Abbie
Metchik, Sarah
Straff, Rosie
Kurtzman, Laya
Kachuk, Myrtle
Steinhaus, George
Manson, Leible
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.
Accession Number
1989-2-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2562
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2562
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1925 or 1926]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
For identification see accession record.
Notes
Photo by M. Schlochter, 452 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Name Access
Farband
Subjects
Students
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.)
Accession Number
1981-3-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1999-11-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1999-11-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 20 x 25 cm and 13 x 18 cm and 9 x 10 cm
Date
[ca 1935]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one original and two copy prints of groups of students and teachers at the time of the 10th anniversary of the school. Identifying information is included for the three photographs.
Administrative History
The Farband Jewish Folk Shule was founded in the mid 1920s.
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2918
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2918
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : (1 negative)
Scope and Content
For identification notes, please see accession record.
Top row, far left: [?] Rigelhoff, choir master.
Name Access
Farband
Subjects
Students
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
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2915
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2915
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
For identification notes, please see accession record.
Name Access
Farband
Subjects
Students
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.)
Accession Number
1981-4-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2916
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2916
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Seated, left to right: Esther Walerstein; Bayla Lax; Alte Freiman.
Standing, left to right: Haim Noach Kirshenbaum; Yisroel Starr; E. Chaikes (teacher); Yosef Lubek; Shlomo Zuker.
Notes
Half-tone photograph from newspaper.
Original photo by Schlachter.
Name Access
Chaikes, E.
Farband
Freiman, Alte
Kirshenbaum, Haim Noach
Lax, Bayla
Lubek, Yosef
Starr, Yisroel
Walerstein, Esther
Zuker, Shlomo
Subjects
Students
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.)
Accession Number
1981-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 260
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
260
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1931
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a graduation diploma from the Jewish Folks' Shule.
Name Access
Jewish Folks Shulë (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Diplomas
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 2920
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2920
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1935
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Farband
Subjects
Anniversaries
Students
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.)
Accession Number
1981-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2556
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2556
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1931
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
For identification notes, please see accession record.
Name Access
Bialik Club
Farband
Subjects
Clubs
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.)
Accession Number
1981-3-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6515
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6515
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1930]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm mounted on board 25 x 31 cm and 13 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a class photograph of the Farband Shule. Harry Steiner is in the centre of the top row. Second row (from the top), left to right: Esther Grant; Jules (or Julius) Sokoloff; Jack Mitchell is the 6th person from the left. Pearl Tennenbaum is at the right end of the 3rd row from the top. Elsie Freeman is the first person on the left of the 4th row (sitting on the floor).
Notes
Title is based on information provided by the donor.
The smaller photograph is a copy of the larger.
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.
Accession Number
1990-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 258
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
258
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1921
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 27 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of students at the Peretz Shule
Notes
Photograph has an inscription in Hebrew and is dated May 1921.
Name Access
Peretz Shule
Subjects
Students
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.
Creator
Workman's Circle
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 256
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
256
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1923]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 23 x 26 cm and 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
The item is a photograph of students of the Peretz Shule.
Notes
This photograph is not the original print.
The photograph has been plaque mounted.
Name Access
Peretz Shule
Subjects
Students
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.
Creator
Workmen's Circle
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1997-12-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1997-12-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Date
1937
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a 1937 group picture of a class at Peretz Shule. The teacher, J. Danielak is seated in the centre of the first row. There is also a group photo of the choir at Camp Yungvelt in 1937. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Seltzer are in the second row from the bottom at the far left. The choir teacher Mr. Riegelhoff is in the second row from the bottom in the centre.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-67
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-67
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 12 x 17 cm on matte 18 x 22 cm and 10 x 13 cm
Date
1949
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a photograph and negative of the 1949 Borochov Shlule, Toronto graduating class with teacher Moishe Menachovsky.
Descriptive Notes
Identification is provided in Yiddish below the photograph.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-80
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-80
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
23 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 15 cm
Date
[ca. 1947]-[ca. 1990]
Scope and Content
This accession consists of the Peretz Shule graduating class, late 1940s and photographs of an unidentified annual meeting, probably involving UJA Toronto.Identified in the meeting photogrphs are Roseanne and Steve Ain, Donald Carr, Gerald Sheff, and Ron Appleby.
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6069
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6069
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1932]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mothers' Group Farband Shule, Toronto, probably in High Park.
Notes
Original: Modern Studio Toronto.
Name Access
Farband Shule
Subjects
Mothers
Portraits, Group
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
High Park (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1993-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 262
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
262
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1919]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph and corresponding negative of the Workmen's Circle Peretz Shule in Montreal. The photo features the students and teachers on the front steps of the school.
Notes
Acquired May 1974.
Name Access
Peretz Shule
Workmen's Circle
I.L. Peretz
Arbeter Ring
Arbeiter Ring
Subjects
Students
Teachers
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
Montréal (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 58
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
58
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1960-1976
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. members participating in the Israeli folk dancing class at the Bloor and Spadina and northern branches. Two of the photographs feature Theodore Bikel on the guitar.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 57
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
57
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
Folks Farein was a social welfare organization in the 1920s–1930s. It provided medical advice and consultations for those newly immigrated or those who were bedridden in hospitals. They essentially provided social comfort to those in medical need. Once institutions and organizations became more popular, such as Mount Sinai and JIAS, there was less need and less demand for an organization such as Folks Farein.
Scope and Content
Item is a black and white photograph of the Folks Farein executive in circa 1920.
Seated in the front row (left to right) are: Bochnik, Joseph Rosenbaum, Samuel Lent, unknown, Abraham Sher, Mrs. Miller, unknown, and Moshe Kirshenbaum.
Second row: Mrs. Minegarten, Mrs. Shafer, Mrs. Papernick, Mrs. Foster, unknown, unknown, Mrs. Shaul.
Third row: 3rd from right is Mrs. Slaughteroff.
Back row: Mr. Columby (taught at Brunswick T.T.), and fourth from left is Mr. Weinstock.
Name Access
Folks Farein
Nisker, Mollye
Subjects
Charities
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
Folks Farein fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 105
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
105
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
architectural drawing
Date
1914-1977
Physical Description
3.07 m of textual records
110 photographs : b&w and col. (hand-tinted) ; 51 x 41 cm or smaller
6 architectural drawings : 70 x 36 or smaller
Admin History/Bio
The Folks Farein, also known as the Hebrew National Association, was established in 1914 by a group of Toronto Jewish immigrants as a society dedicated to anti-missionary and educational outreach. They were first located at 23 Cecil Street and moved to 37 Cecil Street around 1940.
In the early years of the Folks Farein's existence, Christian missions and a number of Jewish converts to Christianity sought to exploit the situation of poor Jews in the community through the distribution of direct relief, services of doctors and midwives and by street-corner preaching and proselytizing. To counteract the work of the Toronto missionaries the Folks Farein offered a number of services including welfare for working mothers, a reading room, English language classes and translation services for Yiddish immigrants.
When the threat from missionary activity was no longer an issue, the Folks Farein transformed itself into a philanthropic society. Under its revised mandate the society looked after the sick and needy in hospitals, sanatoriums, mental health institutions and in their homes, and arranged for free doctor services, translation services, medicine, dentures, eyeglasses, orthopedic shoes and medical appliances. The Folks Farein guaranteed the full or partial payment of medical bills by maintaining a fund in several hospitals for the benefit of Jewish patients in need of assistance. They provided assistance to seniors applying for old age pensions, to widows and mothers applying for benefits, assisted needy families and patients with kosher meals, provided cash relief during Passover, and fed and billeted the unemployed and homeless at their premises at 37 Cecil Street.
In the course of their work, the Folks Farein collaborated with many Jewish organizations and societies such as the Jewish Immigrant Aid Society, Jewish Family Welfare Bureau, Relief Unemployment Fund, Jewish Joint Application Bureau, Jewish Children's Bureau, the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto, Canadian Jewish Congress and the Toronto Hebrew Free Loan Association.
Its basis of revenue came from its large membership, house-to-house contributions from the public and from special events such as its annual ball, Moes Chittin campaign, Purim ball, and beauty contests.
In addition to its regular activities the Folks Farein assumed responsibility for providing aid to refugees of the Second World War: the first group arriving from Europe in 1945 and in 1948 to a group of Jewish tailors liberated from the DP camps of Germany. In 1947, the Folks Farein established Hachnoses Orchim, a temporary shelter to accommodate refugees and displaced persons. The shelter was located at 37 Cecil Street.
The Folks Farein's first officers were Mr. J. Graner (president), Mr. J. Meisniker (vice-president), Mr. Meyer Littner (superintendent), Chuna Mosoff and Mr. W. Welman (trustees), Miss Weiner and Mr. Cohen (board of education), Mr. A. Kaminsky (recording secretary) and Mr. Cohen (treasurer). Mr. Epstein referred to as "Grandfather" was one of the founders of the Folks Farein.
Other pioneers included Moshe Oelbaum, and M. Spiegel (1st vice-president), J. Hurwitz (1st vice-president and president), Abraham Sher, S.M. Shapiro Shlesinger, Joseph Grenner, Mrs. Minna Winter (president of the Women's Auxiliary) and Kalman Wagner. In 1930, David Green assumed the position of president of the Folks Farein and served as its exclusive president from 1934 until his passing on 13 May 1977. Sam Cohen was then elected the new president of the Folks Farein.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the Folks Farein's philanthropic activities in the Toronto Jewish community from 1914 to 1977. Records include meeting minutes and agendas of the executive board and committees, resolutions of board of directors, newspaper clippings in both Yiddish and English, publicity material, photographs, general correspondence, architectural drawings, cemetery deeds, legal documents, records relating to David Green's personal interests, financial and fundraising records, wills and bequests, and client case files. The records have been arranged into nine series: Meeting minutes; Scrapbooks; Executive services; Celebrations and events; Building and operations; David Green; Finance and fundraising; and Case files.
Notes
Formerly cited as MG2 O1N.
Name Access
Folks Farein
Hebrew National Association (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Charities
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Building and operations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 105; Series 6; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Building and operations series
Level
File
Fonds
105
Series
6
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a list of tenants of the Folks Farein, their meeting schedules and fees charged.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 17; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
17
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Folks Farein volunteers and executive members. Identified in the photo standing from left to right are Mrs. Alexson, A. Senior, David Green, Raizel and unknown. Seated from left to right are Mr. Shuhyn, Mrs. Berlin, Gert Goldhar and Mrs. Blugrind.
Subjects
Passover
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Passover at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 16; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Passover at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
16
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Identified standing from left to right, Mrs. Blugrind, Mrs. Raizel and Mrs. Berlin. A Folks Farein client is pictured in the background.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Access to this photos is restricted for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Passover at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 16; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Passover at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
16
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Temple Sinai Youth Group member Karen Jacob volunteering at Folks Farein during Pesach.
Name Access
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
Jacob, Karen
Subjects
Passover
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 17; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
17
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Folks Farein clients seated at the Passover table during the holidays.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Access to this photo is restricted for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 16; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
16
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of an unidentified man seated at a Passover table. It is unclear whether this individual is a client or a member of the Folks Farein executive.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Access to this photo is restricted for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 17; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
17
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Folks Farein clients seated at the Passover table during the holidays.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Access to this photo is restricted for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 17; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
Item
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
17
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Folks Farein clients seated at the Passover table during the holidays.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Access to this photo is restricted for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Director of school finances series
School audited financial statements sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 3-2; File 37
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Director of school finances series
School audited financial statements sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
3-2
File
37
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960-1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Passover at Folks Farein file
Level
File
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Passover at Folks Farein file
Level
File
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
8 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a Passover meal for clients of Folks Farein.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Access to some of these photos are restricted for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
File
ID
Fonds 105; Series 4; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
Celebrations and events series
Pesach at Folks Farein file
Level
File
Fonds
105
Series
4
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs depicting volunteers serving a Passover meal to clients of Folks Farein.
Notes
ACCESS RESTRICTION NOTE: Some of the photographs are closed for 100 years from date of creation.
Subjects
Passover
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1994-4-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1994-4-3
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm
Date
[ca. 1918]-[ca. 1919]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a group photograph of the Oriole Club celebrating the end of the First World War.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
33
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950-1959
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas and reports of the Club and Education Committee, later known as the Club Department Committee, or simply, the Club Committee. The file also contains some meeting minutes and agendas from the various sub-committees such as the Teenage Committee, the Junior Committee and the Program Planning Committee.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 92
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
92
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1955
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Knothole Club was an inter-denominational baseball club for boys aged ten to fourteen. Several city organizations were participants in the club, including the Y.M.H.A. David Andrews was one of three vice-presidents with the club.
Scope and Content
This file contains a background history of the club, general correspondence and meeting minutes and agendas.
Subjects
Baseball
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photograph of a group of young male athletes posing in the gymnasium of the Brunswick Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
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
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photograph of Bella Gembicki and Hannah Goldhar, members of Club Hatikvah, selling cookies door-to-door.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 62
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
62
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]-1977
Physical Description
19 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of young members of the Bloor and northern Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. gymnastics club. The images depict boys and girls on the rings, trampoline, pummelhorse, floor mats, balance beam and parallel bars. Their instructors are also featured in many of the photographs.
Ruth Rosen is identified as an instructor in one of the photographs.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee
Photograph collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 67
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee
Photograph collection
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
67
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955-1973
Physical Description
19 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of the Judo Club at both the Bloor and Spadina and northern Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. branches. The photos are of the different classes being taught, as well as photos of various judo teams.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 77
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
77
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]-1970
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 and 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs taken at a karate exhibition and competition at the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. and one photograph of a member of the karate club sparring with another member.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 138
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
138
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936-1975
Physical Description
17 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of members of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. weightlifting club. The images include the first all-Jewish weightlifting club in Canada from 1936, the club from 1946, as well as men lifting weights at both the Bloor and Spadina and northern branches. Identified individuals include Nat Crystal, Moe Stolberg, Sam Milstone, Harry Moscoe, Juda Lapidus, Isadore Keshen, Dave Brown, Sol Kline, Berney Rosen, Murray Krugel, Ben Pinkus, Isadore Crystal, Joe Goodman, Hye Marks, Bill Gryfe, Sam Cooper, Nat Feldman, Sam Ginsberg, Jack Handler, Earl Mandel, Sid Charendorf and Marty Winick.
Notes
There are two copies of the image of the 1936 club.
Subjects
Weight lifters
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
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 145
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
145
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950], 1968
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs of a Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. youth club seated around a table with books and papers and one photograph of a youth chess club being supervised by Sam and Mark Shapiro.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Toronto Zionist Council sous-fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-2; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Toronto Zionist Council sous-fonds
Level
File
Fonds
28-2
File
31
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of general correspondence, invitations, meeting agendas, and memoranda.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 173
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
173
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence and notices of events, texts of newscasts, and agendas.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 226
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
226
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning the creation of a record club and selection of recordings to be made available to members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928-1945
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of five photographs of Maurice Berg with members of clubs he was associated with including the Balfour Social and Athletic Club, Canadian Young Judaea Senior Board, and the Ten Club.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Homemaking Clubs series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 87; Series 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Homemaking Clubs series
Level
Series
Fonds
87
Series
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1933-1941
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Around 1934, the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau (JFWB) began a Homemaking Club, which offered mothers a series of lectures in cooking, nutrition, and household budgeting. The club was one of many being formed throughout Toronto through the St. George's School for Child Study at the University of Toronto.
In 1936, the program of the Homemaking Club expanded to offer lectures on chid-care, instruction in sewing and knitting and to provide mothers with a recreational outlet. By 1941 three different types of groups were meeting bi-monthly: parent education groups on the pre-school child, parent education groups on the adolescent child, and recreation groups. The purpose of these groups was to "promote and develop harmonious and good relations in family life."
The first Director of the Homemaking Centre was Dr. Cecil Markowitz and the courses were instructed by leaders trained at the St. George's School for Child Study. The meetings originally took place at the Council House at 44 St. George Street, but a Homemaking Centre was later established for the club at 53 Baldwin Street. Around 1942, JFWB cancelled the Parent Education groups due to difficulty securing trained leaders and a lack of interest among its clientele.
Scope and Content
Series consists of textual records documenting the JFWB's Homemaking Clubs. Included are meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, reports, correspondence, seasonal schedules, attendance sheets, publicity articles and other materials used during group meetings, such as songs and theatrical scripts. Committees and Clubs documented include: the Homemaking Centre Committee, the Parent Education Committee, the Parent Education Group, the Recreation Club, and the Child Study Group.
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and the head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing some of the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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