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Accession Number
2018-5-12
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-5-12
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
2 photographs (jpeg)
Date
[201-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two photographs taken of Les Singer and Margaret Singer at a Pride parade in the 2010s. They are holding Kulanu Toronto signs in both photographs.
Photo Caption (001): Les Singer and Margaret Singer, [201-]. Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, accession 2018-5-12.
Photo Caption (002): Margaret Singer with sign, [201-]. Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, accession 2018-5-12.
Subjects
Gay pride parades
Name Access
Kulanu Toronto
Singer, Les
Singer, Margaret
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-10-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-10-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
6 photographs : col. ; 20 x 26 cm or smaller
Date
2005–2011
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Kulanu Toronto. Included are photographs taken Pride celebrations in Toronto in 2009 or 2010; a copy of Kulanu Toronto's constitution dated 12 February 2005; a list of synagogues and other Jewish organizations that marched with Kulanu at Pride in 2010; a letter addressed to Justine Apple from the Holocaust Centre of Toronto regarding the former's program for Holocaust Education Week in 2009; and a printout of a letter to the Kulanu listerve from Helen Zukerman, executive director of the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, regarding the problematic pairing of two films.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Descriptive Notes
Availability of other formats: Photographs also available as TIFF files. The textual records are also available as PDF files.
Subjects
Gay pride parades
Politicians
Sexual minorities
Name Access
Apple, Justine
Chow, Olivia, 1957-
Layton, Irving, 1912-2006
Kulanu Toronto
Queers Against Israeli Apartheid
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-7-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-7-3
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
2 photographs (jpg) : col.
Date
2019
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two colour photographs. The first photograph is of Jewish Family & Child marching at Pride in 2019. The second photograph is of the JF&CS staff meeting in 2019.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Gay pride parades
Meetings
Portraits, Group
Name Access
Jewish Family and Child
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-5-17
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-5-17
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 DVD ( 58 mins., 41 secs.)
Date
2010
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 1 DVD titled "Reclaiming Our Pride: A documentary film about Pride and Prejudice" by Martin Gladstone. The film explores the controversy that surrounded the 2009 Gay Pride Parade generated by the inclusion of groups that branded Israel an apartheid state.
Descriptive Notes
Produced by Queer Films Corporation.
Subjects
Gay pride parades
Israel
Jewish sexual minorities
Name Access
Gladstone, Martin
Pride Toronto
Queers Against Israeli Apartheid
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-5-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-5-8
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
textual record
moving images
Physical Description
42 cm of textual records
ca. 400 photographs (jpg)
2 optical discs
Date
2009-2015
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Kulanu Toronto, the city's main Jewish LGBTQ+ social, educational, and cultural group. Included are: 209 photographs of Kulanu Toronto at the 2013 Pride parade; 194 photographs of the World Congress of GLBT Jews held in Winnipeg in 2013; newspaper clippings documenting various activities and initiatives of Kulanu Toronto including its opposition to the presence of the Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QuAII) group at Pride; and material pertaining to the Eighteen: 22 LGBTQ Jewish gathering in Salzburg, Austria.
Administrative History
Kulanu Toronto was founded in 2000. It incorporated as a not-for-profit in 2014. Following its dissolution in 2018, some of its functions were taken over by the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre LGBTQ Initiative.
Use Conditions
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the donor prior to accessing some of the records.
Subjects
Gay pride parades
Nonprofit organizations
Sexual minorities
Name Access
Kulanu Toronto
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-9-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-9-1
Material Format
textual record (electronic)
graphic material (electronic)
moving images (electronic)
Physical Description
ca. 2.26 GB of textual records and other material
Date
2007-2018
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Kulanu Toronto. Included are: meeting minutes, budgets, photographs, videos, Pride materials, and a copy of the letters patent incorporating Kulanu Toronto.
Custodial History
Former executive director Justine Apple kept the records on a USB flash drive. In September 2018, she transferred copies of the records to a computer belonging to the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre.
Administrative History
Kulanu Toronto was founded in 2000. It incorporated as a not-for-profit in 2014. Following its dissolution in 2018, some of its functions were taken over by the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre LGBTQ Initiative.
Use Conditions
Conditional Access. Researchers must receive permission from the donor prior to accessing the records. Please contact the OJA for more information.
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Gay pride parades
Nonprofit organizations
Sexual minorities
Name Access
Kulanu Toronto
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-6-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-6-6
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
9 photographs (jpg) : col.
Date
Jun. 2019
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs taken of the LGBTQ+ at the J group during 2019 Pride Month. Some of the photographs were taken on 21 June 2019, likely at the Trans March, while others were taken on 23 June 2019, likely at the Annual Pride Parade. The photograph of the three individuals modelling the LGBTQ+ at the J T-shirts was taken on 18 June 2019.
Administrative History
Following the dissolution of Kulanu Toronto in 2018, Miles Nadal JCC assumed responsibility for providing Jewish LGBTQ+ programming in midtown and downtown Toronto. This took the form of LGBTQ+ at the J, which, according to its mission statement, "strives to be the heart of Toronto's LGBTQ+ Jewish community, providing queer Jews opportunities to gather, celebrate and thrive." In 2019, the group participated in Toronto's annual Pride Parade.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Gay Pride Day
Jewish sexual minorities
Parades
Name Access
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-6-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-6-7
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
48 photographs (jpg) : col.
Date
[Taken in 2017]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of forty-nine photographs taken at the 2017 Pride Parade in Toronto. Rafi Yablonsky, the donor of the photographs, is visible in many of the pictures.
Administrative History
As of June 2019, Rashi Yablonsky was campaign director at the Jewish National Fund of Canada.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Gay Pride Day
Jewish sexual minorities
Parades
Name Access
Yablonsky, Rafi
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Passenger Names
Evans, Fred
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, Fred
Page Number
487
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, George
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, George
Page Number
795
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, H.R.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, H.R.
Page Number
754
Comments
Name crossed out.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinners series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 61; Series 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinners series
Level
Series
Fonds
61
Series
5
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
object
Date
1987-1994
Physical Description
427 photographs : col. ; 13 x 13 cm
3 cm of textual records
2 artifacts
Admin History/Bio
The Sports Celebrity Dinners were developed by the Jewish Community Centre of Toronto in 1985. Each year, a different person connected with the world of sports was honoured by the community for their contributions. The night included a dinner, guest speakers and celebrity appearances, and usually an athletic demonstration or participatory event that related to the honouree's sport. For example, a boxing match, a skating demonstration or a batting cage.
Scope and Content
This series consists of photographs and program books from eight of the annual Sports Celebrity Dinners held by the Jewish Community Centre of Toronto.
Subjects
Celebrities
Sports
Accession Number
2004-6-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinner series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinner series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
object
Date
1987
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 artifact
Scope and Content
This file consists of one program book from the 1987 Sports Celebrity Dinner and one plaque presented to William G. Davis, the recipient of the tribute. William G. Davis was the former Premier of Ontario, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Canadian Football League and a promoter of athletics. Davis was also a supporter of the building of the Skydome.
The MC for the evening was Brian McFarlane. Celebrity guests included Mike Ditka, John Brophy, Stephen Condren, Leo Cahill, Sandra Post, Russ Howard, Jack Donohue, Sheila Forshaw, Bill Simmons, Sylvia Ruegger, Willie Pless and Milt Ottey.
Subjects
Celebrities
Sports
Accession Number
2004-6-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinner series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinner series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
5
File
3
Material Format
multiple media
Date
1989
Physical Description
72 photographs : col. ; 13 x 13 cm
1 folder of textual records
1 artifact : 30 x 23 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of a program book and photographs taken at the 1989 Sports Celebrity Dinner. The dinner featured a tribute to R. Alan Eagleson, executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association, chief organizer of the Canada Cup and the driving force behind the 1972 series between Russia and Canada. The dinner was held at the Constellation Hotel on 13 June 1989. There is also a plaque that was presented to Eagleson by the JCC.
The photographs are of the guest of honour and other celebrity guests, the JCC Executive Committee members and Sports Celebrity Committee members, along with the invited guests. The celebrity guests included Harry Neale, Brian McFarlane, Dennis Hull, Jack Donohue, John A. Ziegler Jr., Ron Kanter, Harry Ornest, Bruce Hood, David Edge, Ron Ellis, Paul Henderson, Carrie-Lynn Cohn, Darryl Sittler, Joseph Kibur, Marcel Dionne, Dubie Bader, Bobby Baun, George Chuvalo, John Karpis, Bethany Dworkin, Mike Palmateer and Keith Acton.
Other identified individuals include Bernard Kaimin, Martin Atkins, Harold Cipin, Alan B. Zender, Ted Winick, Bert Fine, Robert Hall, Cantor Louis Danto, Harry Ungerman and Paul Henderson.
Subjects
Celebrities
Sports
Accession Number
2004-6-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinner series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 5; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Sports Celebrity Dinner series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
5
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1992
Physical Description
67 photographs : col. ; 13 x 13 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of a program book and photographs taken at the 1992 Sports Celebrity Dinner. The dinner featured a tribute to Bruce McNall, NHL team owner; John Candy, comedian; and Wayne Gretzky, hockey player. They were being honoured as new owners and promoters of the Toronto Argonauts. The dinner was held on 3 June 1992.
The photographs are of the guest of honour and other celebrity guests, the JCC Executive Committee members and Sports Celebrity Committee members, along with the invited guests. The celebrity guests included Mark Hebscher, Ken Daniels, Howard Glassman, Jack Donohue, Brian J. Cooper, Larry W. Smith, Michael P. McCarthy, Adam Rita, Mike Clemons, Dan Ferrone, Hank Ilesic, Don Moen, Lance Chomyc, Darrel K. Smith, Wendel Clark, Eric Lindros, Darryl Sittler, Bobby Hull, Sandy Hawley, Ernie Samuel, Norman Jewison, Ed Mirvish, Garth Drabinsky, Brian Linehan, Dini Petty, Karen Preston, Peter Martin, Dave Quinn, and Bill Stephenson.
Other identified individuals include Abe Glowinsky, Harold Cipin, Paul Brownstein, Alan B. Zender and Lt. Gov. Henry Jackman.
Subjects
Celebrities
Sports
Accession Number
2004-6-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Evans, H. R.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, H. R.
Page Number
754
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, L. T.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, L. T.
Page Number
799
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, Mrs. Mary & Dorothy
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, Mrs. Mary & Dorothy
Page Number
533
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, Mrs. Mary, Dorothy
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Evans, Mrs. Mary, Dorothy
Page Number
533
Comments
Name crossed out.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 22 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity officer for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1950s and 1960s and Herb Elliott was an Australian track star, who in 1958 won gold at the Commonwealth Games and became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes.
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Evans and Elliott shaking hands at an unidentified event. Herb Elliott is misidentified on the back of the photograph as Roger Barrister.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 19 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Phil Silvers was an American comedic actor, who began on Broadway and eventually worked, known for roles in such films as Lady Be Good, Coney Island, Cover Girl, and Summer Stock. In 1952, he won a Tony award for his performance in the Broadway show, Top Banana.
Silvers became a household name in 1955, when he starred as Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko in The Phil Silvers Show. The military comedy became a huge television hit. Throughout the 1960s, he appeared internationally in films such as It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and 40 Pounds of Trouble.
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Spill Evans and Phil Silvers in conversation at an unknown event. The photograph is autographed: "To Spiff, good luck, Phil Silvers".
Name Access
Evans, Spencer
Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985
Subjects
Television personalities
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1961]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Spiff Evans with his staff at Maple Leaf Gardens. He is standing in an office with three young men and a woman seated at a typewriter. The woman and Spiff are holding onto opposite ends of a one dollar bill.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Conn Smythe is best known as the principal owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1927 to 1961 and as the builder of Maple Leaf Gardens.
Dale Alexander was a Major League baseball player for the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox. He won the American League batting crown in 1933 and was one of the best hitters in baseball between 1929 and 1932, but a leg injury shortened his major league career.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Spiff Evans, Conn Smythe and Dale Alexander seated at a banquet table.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1958]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Spiff Evans with a group of staff members of Maple Leaf Gardens. The photograph was taken at a party or luncheon as there is a table with food on it and many of the individuals are holding drinks in their hand.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 22 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for the Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s, and Danny Kaye was a Golden Globe-winning American actor, dancer, singer and comedian known for his roles in such films as White Christmas, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and Hans Christian Andersen.
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Spiff Evans, Danny Kaye and an unknown gentleman sampling a cup of coffee at the Canadian National Exhibition. The photograph is autographed "To Spiff, best wishes, Danny Kaye".
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1958]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 24 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club. He was married to Eunice Evans.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Spiff and Eunice Evans seated in the stands at Maple Leaf Gardens.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1958]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 19 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Conn Smythe is best known as the principal owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1927 to 1961 and as the builder of Maple Leaf Gardens.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph Spiff Evans and Conn Smythe seated with a young boy named Timmy. The boy has two crutches to aid with walking.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1947
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 22 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spiff Evans was publicity chief for the Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s. Sam Shefsky was the manager of The Tip Tops softball team during the 1940s, when it won the world championships in Little Rock, Arkansas. He influenced the building of Exhibition Stadium built and was one of the driving forces behind bringing major league baseball to Toronto. Sam Shefsky's sister Jennie was married to Abe Magerman, a unionist with the ILGWU.
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Sam Shefsky and Spiff Evans in standing on the baseball field. Shefsky is in uniform, while both men are wearing Tip Top Tailors insignia jackets. The photograph is autographed by Sam Shefsky.
Subjects
Baseball
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Sam Shopsowitz was the son of Harry and Jennie Shopsowitz who started the family business, Shopsy's Delicatessen, in 1921. Sam eventually took over the business in 1947 with his brother Izzy. The Shopsy's Pee Wee hockey team was the Toronto Marlboros pee-wee team and was sponsored by Shopsy's Delicatessan. They were part of the larger Toronto Marlboros minor hockey organization, which was directly sponsored by the Toronto Maple Leafs in order to train new players starting at the age of nine. The team played in the Toronto Hockey League.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Sam Shopsowitz and Spiff Evans standing speaking at a podium to the Shopsy's Pee-Wee hockey reunion.
Subjects
Hockey
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm
Admin History/Bio
George Laughlin was a sportswriter for the Toronto Telegram, Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for the Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s, and Jim Coleman was a nationally syndicated sports columnist in Canada for over 50 years.
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts the three men, along with a fourth unidentified man, seated a a banquet table. The party was most likely held at Maple Leaf Gardens.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club. Archie Wilson was an American baseball player who played in the major league for the New York Yankees, the Washington Senators and the Boston Red Sox, from 1951-1952. After this he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs baseball club.
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Archie Wilson wearing his Toronto Maple Leafs baseball uniform, seated in the dugout with Evans. The photograph is autographed: "To Spiff, best regard, Archie Wilson".
Subjects
Baseball
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 4; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Turofsky photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
4
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Conn Smythe is best known as the principal owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1927 to 1961 and as the builder of Maple Leaf Gardens.
Ed Fitkin was a public relations officer with Maple Leaf Gardens and later went on to a career in radio sportscasting.
Buck Houle was the general manager of the Toronto Marlboros, which was a minor hockey organization directly sponsored by the Toronto Maple Leafs in order to train new players, starting at the age of nine.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Spiff Evans, Ed Fitkin, Buck Houle and Don Mackenzie standing outside on the patio of Conn Smythe's house in Caledon. One unidentified man is playing the piano while the others stand around holding drinks.
Subjects
Hockey
Source
Archival Descriptions
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