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Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Board of Directors and Executive Committee series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Board of Directors and Executive Committee series
Level
Series
Fonds
14
Series
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1955-1983, 1997
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of records documenting the activities of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Included are meeting minutes, correspondence, speeches and reports.
Subjects
Boards of directors
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jack Leve was born in Russia. In 1904, after his brother was murdered in a pogrom, his parents put Jack—who was only nine at the time—on a ship to Montreal, where he lived with relatives. He did very well at Hebrew school, but one day he dipped a snowball in water to freeze it and hit the rabbi with it on his walk home, knocking him out. When he was caught, he decided to move to New York City and found a factory job, skinning skunks for fur coats.
After serving with the Canadian forces in the First World War, Jack decided to trade furs, working in James Bay. He spent most of his time with First Nations individuals, making many connections and even befriending Grey Owl. In 1938, Jack married Sarah Rives. When Judy was born in Montreal, the family had to send out a dog sled to notify Jack, who was in an igloo on Baffin Island.
Jack eventually settled in Sudbury around 1944. He had a base office just above Wolfe's book store where he kept two baby bears which he fed with baby bottles. He spent a great deal of time in the bush where he met with First Nations individuals, trapped, hunted, fished and purchased furs. Despite his rugged lifestyle, he was a staunch Zionist. In 1948, he relied on his contacts and skills as a fur trader to ship bullets hidden in mink, muskrat and otter furs to Israel to help the cause during the War of Independence. He was also an active member of the Jewish community in Sudbury. His wife kept a Kosher home and Jack served on the executive of the synagogue and B'nai Brith.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Jack Leve's fur store in the Flatiron building in Sudbury, Ontario.
Name Access
Leve, Jack
Subjects
Architecture
Fur trade
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jack Leve was born in Russia. In 1904, after his brother was murdered in a pogrom, his parents put Jack—who was only nine at the time—on a ship to Montreal, where he lived with relatives. He did very well at Hebrew school, but one day he dipped a snowball in water to freeze it and hit the rabbi with it on his walk home, knocking him out. When he was caught, he decided to move to New York City and found a factory job, skinning skunks for fur coats.
After serving with the Canadian forces in the First World War, Jack decided to trade furs, working in James Bay. He spent most of his time with First Nations individuals, making many connections and even befriending Grey Owl. In 1938, Jack married Sarah Rives. When Judy was born in Montreal, the family had to send out a dog sled to notify Jack, who was in an igloo on Baffin Island.
Jack eventually settled in Sudbury around 1944. He had a base office just above Wolfe's book store where he kept two baby bears which he fed with baby bottles. He spent a great deal of time in the bush where he met with First Nations individuals, trapped, hunted, fished and purchased furs. Despite his rugged lifestyle, he was a staunch Zionist. In 1948, he relied on his contacts and skills as a fur trader to ship bullets hidden in mink, muskrat and otter furs to Israel to help the cause during the War of Independence. He was also an active member of the Jewish community in Sudbury. His wife kept a Kosher home and Jack served on the executive of the synagogue and B'nai Brith.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Jack Leve's fur store in Sudbury, Ontario. The image depicts a group of men standing on the sidewalk looking at two bear cubs on rope leashes in front of the store.
Name Access
Leve, Jack
Subjects
Bear cubs
Fur trade
Storefronts
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3371
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3371
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 11 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Sudbury's flatiron building was built by Hascal Moses. The design was inspired by the Flatiron building in New York City.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Sudbury Hotel in the flatiron building.
Subjects
Architecture
Hotels
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3372
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3372
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 11 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Sudbury's flatiron building was built by Hascal Moses. The design was inspired by the Flatiron building in New York City.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Sudbury Hotel, located in the flatiron building.
Subjects
Architecture
Hotels
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 6; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
6
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning fundraising activities, community mailing lists, community lectures and events, and a list of donations to the United Israel Appeal Emergency Fund.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Civil and Human Rights Legislation sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-1
File
70
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings regarding the Sudbury Jewish community
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
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 134
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
134
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964-1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning the import of Israeli produced products into Canada and locations in Toronto where Israeli products can be purchased.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings from Sudbury concerning Jewish related issues.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence concerning Jewish related issues in Sudbury.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
65
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding Jewish related issues in Sudbury
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Advocacy, General sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-9
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence with, and a draft resolution of the Trades and Labour Congress condemning Fascism and Nazism.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 334
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
334
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photograph of members of the Israel Trade and Commerce Committee taken with naval officers on the Yarden. David Peters stands second on the left.
Name Access
David Peters
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1933
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of completed Joint Building Trades Council questionnaire applications. Included is the photocopy of one questionnaire with an English and Hebrew translation.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and the head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2008-2-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-2-4
Material Format
graphic material
graphic material (electronic)
textual record (electronic)
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w and col. (jpg)
1 photograph : col.
2 documents : col. (jpg)
Date
[1910?]-2008
Scope and Content
Accession consists of six photographs of the Greenspoon family of Sudbury, Ontario. There are also two scanned documents: Moe Greenspoon's 1918 birth certificate and his statement of service in the Canadian Armed Forces, issued in 1990.
Photographs include the following:
01. Benjamin and Fanny Greenspoon ca. 1910. (photograph was a reprint of a scanned original)
02. Paul Allan Greenspoon with grandfather Benjamin and his second wife at bar mitzvah, ca. 1966.
03. Greenspoon family gathering ca. 1942. L to R (back): Nathan, Doris, Moses (Moe), Max, Sydney, Irving, Bill, Ruth, Louis. L to R (front): Dave, wife Ann, Ben, Fanny, Harry, wife Millie.
04. Greenspoons at the Nahala dedication plaque in Israel, Oct. 1972. L to R: Rose (married to Max), daughter Elaine, Max, son Ira, Ira's wife Merle, and Ben in front.
05. Zady's Boyz - basketball team of all the grandsons with Moe, 2008.
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
Canada--Armed Forces
Communities
Families
Name Access
Greenspoon, Moe
Places
Sudbury, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-18
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-18
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
textual record (electronic)
Physical Description
47 photographs : b&w and col. (jpg)
2 textual records (pdf)
Date
1919-2000, predominant 1940s
Scope and Content
Accession consists of forty-seven digital copies of family photographs and photocopied documents belonging to the Wichefsky (later Witchel) family of Sudbury, Ontario. The photographs are images of family members, the family's cabin near town, and their friends. There is also a Yiddish language letter from the yeshiva in Poland attesting to David Wichefsky's graduation and a family tree.
Administrative History
Doris Witchel Laskin is the daughter of Jacob Witchel and granddaughter of Rabbi David Wichefsky. David Wichefsky was Sudbury's first rabbi and Hebrew teacher. He arrived in 1894 and together with his wife Esther raised seven children. The family name was later changed to Witchel. David's son Jacob, the second eldest, was born before the family immigrated. Jacob married Bella Cohen in Montreal in 1918. They had six children: Doris, Jess, Shirley, David, Thora, and William (Bill). The Witchels are related to the Moses and Magder families of Sudbury.
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
Language note: Yiddish
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3357
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3357
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1906]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 10 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Jake Witchel of Sudbury, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph by Henderson, Sudbury.
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.
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3359
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3359
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 10 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy portrait and corresponding negative of Hascal Moses of Sudbury, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph by Carriere & ? or Montreal, Quebec.
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.
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3364
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3364
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1903]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 11 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Annie (née Wichefsky) Moses of Sudbury, Ontario.
Notes
Also spelled as Witchefsky.
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3366
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3366
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 11 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Moses family. Pictured are:
Standing, left to right: Annie, Rita (m. Mink), Bunny (m. Phillips), Ida (m. Shapiro), Wolfe, Malca (m. Kagan Muskin), Hascal.
Seated, left to right: aubey, Sid, Nathan.
Subjects
Families
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3368
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3368
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 11 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Moses family of Sudbury, Ontario. The family are standing on the front porch of their house at 175 Spruce Street. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Rita (m. Mink), Annie, Ida (m. Shapiro), Bunny (m. Phillips).
Front row, left to right: Sidney, Aubey, Malca (m. Kagan Muskin), Nathan.
Subjects
Families
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3373
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3373
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 11 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Sudbury's flatiron building was built by Hascal Moses. The design was inspired by the Flatiron building in New York City.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Flatiron building in Sudbury, Ontario. There are several people standing on the sidewalk in front of it.
Subjects
Architecture
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3374
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3374
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 11 x 12 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the interior of a confectionery store in Sudbury, Ontario. There is a man standing behind the counter.
Subjects
Stores, Retail
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 346
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
346
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of photographs taken during a seminar on Israel that took place in sudbury.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1890
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1890
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of Max Noble standing in front of Noble's Clothing Store on 150 Market Street in Brantford, Ontario.
Name Access
Noble, Max
Subjects
Clothing trade
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
Brantford (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-1-14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1500
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1500
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1908]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w and sepia (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 9 x 14 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original and copy photograph and copy negative of Louis Minden inside his clothing store in Webbwood, Ontario near Espanola.
Name Access
Minden, Louis
Subjects
Clothing trade
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
Webbwood (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Men's Clothing Manufacturers' Association of Ontario fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Men's Clothing Manufacturers' Association of Ontario fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
31
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
sound recording
Date
1919-1988
Physical Description
3.15 m of textual records
459 photographs
1 audiocasette
Admin History/Bio
The Men's Clothing Manufacturers' Association of Ontario (MCMAO) was formed and incorporated in 1919 under the name of the Associated Clothing Manufacturers. The Association's primary mandate was the representation of its membership in negotiations with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and later, the Toronto Joint Board of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. The MCMAO membership was comprised of the manufacturing firms of men's clothing in Toronto and Hamilton and inlcuded companies such as Tip Top Tailors, Empire Clothing and Shiffer-Hillman among others. The Association was also involved in furthering the interests of the clothing industry in Ontario and with all matters pertaining to the clothing business in which the Association's membership was interested. The MCMAO was a represented member of the Apparel Manufacturers' Associatoin of Ontario and the Apparel Manufacturers' Council of Canada. The MCMAO ceased operation around 1989.
Custodial History
There is no information on the acquisition of these records. They came into the Archives in the early 1990s but the original source from the Association is unknown. The records were stored at the OJA's offsite storage location until 2008, when they were transferred to the OJA vault for processing.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the Association’s role in negotiations with the employee’s union on behalf of their membership, as well as their work in lobbying senior levels of government on such matters as labour relations, tariffs and taxes, and other issues related to the production of men’s and boys’ garments. The records include legal documents; executive and committee meeting minutes; financial records; arbitration, mediation and negotiation reports and correspondence; collective agreements; labour statistics; general correspondence files; parliamentary briefs, submissions and reports; and seminar photographs. There are also files related to specific bodies that the Association collaborated or corresponded with, such as the Toronto Club of Clothing Designers. Of particular interest are the files of the Overseas Garment Workers Commission, which documents the Associations' role in helping bring over Jewish refugees and other Displaced Persons as tailors and garment workers.
The fonds has been divided into twelve series: Legal; Board of Directors meeting minutes and agendas; Executive Committee / Executive Board meeting minutes and agendas; Annual and general meeting minutes and agendas; Negotiations Committee; Finance Committee; Public Relations Committee; Labour Relations Committee; Other committee meeting minutes and agendas; General correspondence; Parliamentary briefs, submissions, reports and correspondence; and Seminars.
Name Access
Men's Clothing Manufacturers' Association of Ontario
Subjects
Clothing trade
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
Queen’s University Archives holds records of the MCMAO dating from 1920 to 1969. These records appear to have originated from the same source and at one point the collection had been split in two. The fonds at Queen’s is complementary to the OJA’s fonds and together, the two fonds provide a complete picture of the MCMAO and its work.
Library and Archives Canada holds the records of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America fonds.
Creator
Men's Clothing Manufacturer's Association of Ontario (1919-1989)
Accession Number
2008-12-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jack Leve was born in Russia. In 1904, after his brother was murdered in a pogrom, his parents put Jack—who was only nine at the time—on a ship to Montreal, where he lived with relatives. He did very well at Hebrew school, but one day he dipped a snowball in water to freeze it and hit the rabbi with it on his walk home, knocking him out. When he was caught, he decided to move to New York City and found a factory job, skinning skunks for fur coats.
After serving with the Canadian forces in the First World War, Jack decided to trade furs, working in James Bay. He spent most of his time with First Nations individuals, making many connections and even befriending Grey Owl. In 1938, Jack married Sarah Rives. When Judy was born in Montreal, the family had to send out a dog sled to notify Jack, who was in an igloo on Baffin Island.
Jack eventually settled in Sudbury around 1944. He had a base office just above Wolfe's book store where he kept two baby bears which he fed with baby bottles. He spent a great deal of time in the bush where he met with First Nations individuals, trapped, hunted, fished and purchased furs. Despite his rugged lifestyle, he was a staunch Zionist. In 1948, he relied on his contacts and skills as a fur trader to ship bullets hidden in mink, muskrat and otter furs to Israel to help the cause during the War of Independence. He was also an active member of the Jewish community in Sudbury. His wife kept a kosher home and Jack served on the executive of the synagogue and B'nai Brith.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Jack Leve, of Sudbury, Ontario, seated on a stoop in front of his fur post in Biscotasing. There are several children standing nearby and his sign is partially visible.
Name Access
Leve, Jack
Subjects
Fur trade
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
Biscotasing (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1920
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jack Leve was born in Russia. In 1904, after his brother was murdered in a pogrom, his parents put Jack—who was only nine at the time—on a ship to Montreal, where he lived with relatives. He did very well at Hebrew school, but one day he dipped a snowball in water to freeze it and hit the rabbi with it on his walk home, knocking him out. When he was caught, he decided to move to New York City and found a factory job, skinning skunks for fur coats.
After serving with the Canadian forces in the First World War, Jack decided to trade furs, working in James Bay. He spent most of his time with First Nations individuals, making many connections and even befriending Grey Owl. In 1938, Jack married Sarah Rives. When Judy was born in Montreal, the family had to send out a dog sled to notify Jack, who was in an igloo on Baffin Island.
Jack eventually settled in Sudbury around 1944. He had a base office just above Wolfe's book store where he kept two baby bears which he fed with baby bottles. He spent a great deal of time in the bush where he met with First Nations individuals, trapped, hunted, fished and purchased furs. Despite his rugged lifestyle, he was a staunch Zionist. In 1948, he relied on his contacts and skills as a fur trader to ship bullets hidden in mink, muskrat and otter furs to Israel to help the cause during the War of Independence. He was also an active member of the Jewish community in Sudbury. His wife kept a Kosher home and Jack served on the executive of the synagogue and B'nai Brith.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Jack Leve, of Sudbury, Ontario seated on a cart with three bags of fur, at Bisco station in Biscotasing, Ontario.
Name Access
Leve, Jack
Subjects
Fur trade
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
Biscotasing (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1501
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1501
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1908]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a print of Louis Minden standing in front of his clothing store in Webbwood, Ontario near Espanola.
Name Access
Minden, Louis
Subjects
Clothing trade
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
Webbwood (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 874
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
874
Material Format
graphic material
Responsibility
Duke Studio
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of The Fashion Centre clothing store located in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The store was operated by Sam and Yetta Wertman from 1946 to 1973.
Name Access
Fashion Centre (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Wertman, Sam
Wertman, Yetta
Subjects
Clothing trade
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2016-4-13
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-4-13
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
6 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 50 cm or smaller
Date
1934-1977
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 5 photographs, a letter from Joan Sutton to Frank Laurie speaking about Nat Laurie's positive influence on her life and newsclippings. The photographs include a panoramic of a Dress Manufacturers Guild banquet (194-) featuring Nat Laurie at the head table in front of the microphone. Also identified are Sam, Abe and Joseph Posluns. Other photographs include images of Emma Laurie with daughter Marilyn and Emma's much younger half-sister Annie Pion Steinberg, a portrait of Emma Steinberg (ca. 1934) and one of Nat and Emma around the time of their wedding (ca. 1937) as well as a group photo of Marilyn Laurie at Camp Arowhon (ca. 1949-1950). Also identified in this photograph is Ruthie Silver.
Administrative History
Nathan (Nat) Laurie (ca. 1904-1958) was born around 1904 in Montreal, Quebec. He married Emma (nee Steinberg) (1914-1997) around 1937 after a brief courtship. Together they had one son, Frank and one daughter, Marilyn (m. Baker). Nat owned Nat Laurie Dresses at Spadina Avenue and Richmond Street in Toronto and was president of the Dress Manufacturers Guild. Notably, he was in charge of fabric allocations during the Second World War and provided a dress to the winner of the Miss Toronto pageant. In 1951, he opened the Zanzibar night club on Yonge Street as a live blues and jazz club. Nat died in 1958.
Subjects
Clothing trade
Name Access
Laurie, Nat, 1904-1958
Laurie, Emma, 1914-1997
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1282
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1282
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1927]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Alter Furs
Subjects
Fur trade
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
Yonge Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-5-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Joseph Baruch Salsberg fonds
Labour Zionism and union activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 92; Series 2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Joseph Baruch Salsberg fonds
Labour Zionism and union activities series
Level
File
Fonds
92
Series
2
File
5
Material Format
object
Date
[1937?], 1939
Physical Description
2 pins : ribbon with hanging medallion, blue and gold ; 10.5 cm in length
Scope and Content
File consists of two delegate name tag pins for the 54th and 55th Trades and Labour Congress of Canada conventions.
Notes
Artifact numbers 150 and 153.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 40
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
40
Material Format
graphic material
Date
28 Nov. 1967
Physical Description
8 negatives : b&w ; 6 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images taken during a meeting of the Ontario Histadrut Trade Union Council at the Park Plaza Hotel in Toronto. The images depict speakers at the podium and several men seated around tables.
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
Solomon Edell fonds
General community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 11; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
General community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
11
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1985
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a report.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2007-8-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-8-6
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records and graphic material
Date
1915-2000
Scope and Content
This accession consists of material accumulated by Vivian Ironstone Field. It includes an NHL contract for her father Joe Ironstone with the Ottawa Senators, a play about her father written in 1996, three volumes of Hadassah minutes, community executive minutes, correspondence and material -- including a photo album -- documenting a community reunion that they held in Sudbury in 1987.
Subjects
Hockey players
Women--Societies and clubs
Name Access
Hadassah-WIZO Organization of Canada
Ironstone, Joseph, 1898-1972
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Ottawa (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-9-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-9-7
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
9 photographs : b&w and col. (jpg)
Date
[ca. 1925]-[ca. 1975]
Administrative History
Accession consists of scanned photographs of Goldie Barth's (nee Greenspoon) family in Sudbury, Ontario, including pictures of her parents Mary and Samuel, their backyard with scrap metal, and their general store. Other images include Mary Singer, Ghital Halman, a children's event in the basement of the synagogue, a group of Young Judea youth, and a group of young children.
Photographs include:
01. Children outside shul, early 1940s.
02. Event in basement of synagogue, late 1930s or early 1940s.
03. Greenspoons inside shul, nd.
04. Left to right: Mary Greenspoon and Mary Singer at Jewish community camp.
05. Left to right: Ghital Halman, Mary Greenspoon, unidentified. Unidentified man behind.
06. Mary Greenspoon in backyard with chickens, late 1930s.
07. Mary Greenspoon with children in front of her grocery store, 1930s.
08. Samuel Greenspoon in backyard with chickens and scrap metal.
09. Young Judea event, February 1964. Far left Goldie Barth. Other children are Jewish and Catholic.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Communities
Families
Name Access
Barth, Goldie
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3375
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3375
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1911]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 11 x 12 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Annie Moses with her children. The older child is most likely Rita, the baby is most likely Ida, and the third child seen faintly is most likely Bunny.
Subjects
Mother and child
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
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 print and corresponding negative of a junior Hebrew class in Sudbury, Ontario. The photograph depicts a group of students seated a two desks and the teacher standing in the middle.
Pictured from left to right are: Judy Leve, Wally Greenspoon, Bill Braverman, Gilbert Zamonsky, Susan Stickles, Brenda Rubin, Jackie Greenspoon, Harold Nudelman, Claudia Greenspoon.
Teacher: Florrie Smith.
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-6-10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 2; File 38
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
2
File
38
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
28 photographs : col. slides, b&w prints and negatives ; 35 mm and 12 x 9 cm
Subjects
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 69
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
69
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a copy of the 1953 self-survey conducted by the Jewish community of Sudbury. In the 1950s several such studies were commissioned by the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Name Access
Shaar Hashomayim
Subjects
Communities
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Sudbury (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 897
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
897
Material Format
graphic material
Responsibility
Duke Studios
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of the Rosenstein building, owned by Mrs. Rosenstein of Sturgeon Falls, and Seymour's men's boys' and ladies' wear store in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Seymour's was owned by Seymour Sukerman and was established in the early 1930s.
Name Access
Sukerman, Seymour
Subjects
Clothing trade
Streets
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Item is one black-and-white photograph depicting the interior of the Imperial Shirt Company. The photograph is of several employees seated at their sewing machines with other employees supervising behind them. One of the workers is identified as Mr. Alex Hirschorn (located on the left hand side of the photo).
Notes
Photograph is a copy made by the archives in 1974.
Name Access
Imperial Shirt Company
Hirschorn, Alex
Subjects
Clothing trade
Employees
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
Accession Number
2019-1-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2019-1-2
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
ca. 9 cm of textual records
Date
1939-1995
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting members of Ellen Kurtz-Cohen's family. Included are business records from her grandfather Anshel Tepperman's fur store, Tepperman Fur Co.; records documenting the involvement of Sam Kurtz, her other grandfather, with Jones Avenue Cemetery and Steeles Memorial Chapel; a memoriam written by Rabbi Erwin Schild in honour of Sam Kurtz; and a retirement speech given by Ellen's mother, Ruth Kurtz. The last document contains Ruth's handwritten corrections.
Administrative History
The Tepperman family came to Canada from Poland: Anshel Tepperman was born in Ozarov in 1903; Fanny Tepperman was born in Ivaniska. Anshel was the first to arrive in Canada, arriving in Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 10, 1921. The two occupied at least two addresses once in Toronto: 62 Lipincott Street and 96 Roberta Drive. Fanny arrived almost three years later, arriving in Halifax on March 16, 1924. The couple had three children: Ruth (1928-2016), Maurice (1929-1984), and Cecile (b. 1936). Anshel died on July 17, 1974; Fanny died on September 27, 1994.
Subjects
Families
Fur trade
Name Access
Kurtz, Ruth
Kurtz, Sam
Schild, Erwin
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1498
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1498
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograh of an unidentified man standing in front of B. Feldman's Clothing.
Name Access
B. Feldman's Clothing
Subjects
Clothing trade
Storefronts
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
Queen Street West (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2923
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2923
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1924 or 1925]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a child standing in the doorway of Max Grossman's Furrier Shop. Visible in the right-side window is a broadside for the Standard Theatre.
Name Access
Max Grossman Furrier Shop
Subjects
Fur trade
Storefronts
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
Bathurst Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
National conventions sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 5-2; File 45
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
National conventions sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
5-2
File
45
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of an invitation to the trade show, correspondence with vendors and exhibitors, the Israeli Chamber of Commerce and Trade and the Canadian Corps of Commissioners.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2008-8-20
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-20
Material Format
text
Physical Description
1 text
Date
1930
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a 1930 school book belonging to the Talmud Torah in Sudbury and stamped "Sudbury Share Shumaim 1913." The book, published by the Department of Synagogue and School Extension of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, is called Entertaining Programs for the Assembly in the Jewish Religious School and features suggestions for teachers for dramatizations, songs, poems and programs in Jewish studies. The author is Elma Ehrlich Levinger.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-12-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-12-1
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 DVD (43 min, 55 sec.) : col.
Date
1964-1967
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one copy DVD featuring Rabbi William Rosenthal and his family and other Jewish community members of Sudbury and Toronto. The DVD depicts a graduation at an unidentified Yeshiva in New York, a farewell party for the Rosenthal family thrown by the Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue, the opening of the Carmel nursing home and other family events involving the Rosenthal's, such as playing outside in the snow.
Custodial History
The VHS was loaned to the Archives by the donor for copying into digital format. Lilian Rosenthal is the daughter of Rabbi William and Miriam Rosenthal.
Source
Archival Accessions
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