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Level
Item
ID
Item 1682
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1682
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of Rebecca ("Zelda") Markson, aged 7, of Alexandria, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph by D. Donovan, Alexandria.
Name Access
Markson, Rebecca
Markson, Zelda
Subjects
Children
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1684
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1684
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of Abraham Markson, a shochet (butcher) and storekeeper in Alexandria, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph by D. Donovan, Alexandria.
Name Access
Markson, Abraham
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1988-3-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1988-3-4
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
51 audio tape reels
Date
1986-1988
Scope and Content
Accession consists of audio tapes related to the Toronto Yiddish Hour on Chin Radio.
Descriptive Notes
Associated material: Library and Archives Canada holds audio reels and transcripts for Sam Yuchtman's Jewish Hour radio programme at CKFH radio, CFGM radio and CHIN radio in Toronto (1957-1982).
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 6; File 3
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
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning community events, guest speakers and Israel Independence Day celebrations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 780
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
780
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait photograph of David Seltzer of Chatham, Ontario.
Notes
Photograph by Bill Dolamore, 219 Queen St., Chatham, Ontario.
Photo acquired in June 1976.
Name Access
Seltzer, David
Subjects
Portraits
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
Chatham (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2003-8-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2003-8-1
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
6.6 m of textual records and graphic materials
Date
[198-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records relating to Markson's design work for the Holocaust Centre, for Jewish Family & Child Services, and for the film, Growing up in America. These records include textual records, slides, negatives, photographs, films, and sound recordings in various formats.
Use Conditions
Donor retains copyright. Material can be made available for viewing and reference at the OJA. Researchers who require copies for personal use or publication must obtain permission from donor first.
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Subjects
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Name Access
Markson, Morley
Source
Archival Accessions
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
17
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings from Chatham 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
92
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence about Jewish related issues in Chatham, Ontario.
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
112
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence about Jewish related issues in Chatham, Ontario.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 40
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
40
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
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 Michael and Zelda Sborovsky (Sky) homestead on St. George's Road in Brantford, Ontario. Their son Harry is also pictured (standing).
Subjects
Dwellings
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
78-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1686
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1686
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
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 of the Markson family in front of their home in Alexandria, Ontario. From left to right are: Mrs. Markson (second wife), Abraham Markson, and Mosie Markson (son of Abraham and Zelda). The child lying down on the front lawn is unknown.
Name Access
Markson, Abraham
Markson family
Markson, Mosie
Markson, Zelda
Subjects
Architecture
Dwellings
Families
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
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 151
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
151
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of photographs of George Liban in Sarnia and Chatham.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1687
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1687
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1914
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Markson, on their way to their daughter's wedding in Alexandria, Ontario. They are dressed in formal wear and are posed in the doorway of their home.
Name Access
Markson, Abraham
Subjects
Married people
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1690
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1690
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 192-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of Dr. Mosie Markson in his office in Alexandria, Ontario. He is standing behind a table with Maclean's magazines on it. A McGill University diploma and a class photographic composite hang on the wall.
Name Access
Markson, Mosie
Subjects
Offices
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1688
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1688
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1925]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of the interior of A. Markson General Store in Alexandria, Ontario. Standing on the left is Dave Markson (Abraham's son). The man on the right is worker Sabastien Laporte.
Name Access
Laporte, Sabastien
Markson, Abraham
Markson, David
Subjects
General stores
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
2
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
27 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Name Access
Children of Jacob Synagogue (Chatham, Ont.)
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
Chatham (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 152
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-3
File
152
Material Format
textual record
Date
31 July 1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an Ontario Human Rights Commission bulletin regarding the inquiry into complaints of service discrimination against Mitchell's Bay Sportsman Camp in Chatham, Ontario.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Subjects
Camps
Discrimination
Places
Chestnut Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 495
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
495
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961 - 1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 864
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
864
Material Format
textual record
Date
1991
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 11; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Events series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
11
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
12 June 1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
file consists of invitations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 193
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
193
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978 - 1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 293
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
293
Material Format
textual record
Date
1989 - 1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1685
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1685
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1915]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Abraham Markson was born in 1861 and arrived in Canada in 1877.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of Abraham Markson on his horse and buggy in front of his store in Alexandria, Ontario. A group of young boys are pictured in front of the store, looking at the camera. The sign on the buggy reads: "Hay, Wood, Grain, Flour Feed, Milling Company, Lowest Prices, A. Markson General Store".
Name Access
Markson, Abraham
Subjects
General stores
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1689
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1689
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of three men standing around a display counter inside the A. Markson General Store in Alexandria, Ontario. Pictured from left to right are: Mr. Rosen, Dave Markson, and [unidentified].
Name Access
Markson, Abraham
Markson, Dave
Rosen
Subjects
General stores
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
Alexandria (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-6-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 632
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
632
Material Format
textual record
Date
Dec. 1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a portrait photograph of Sam Davis.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Davis, Sam
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 860
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
860
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Kaplan came to Kirkland Lake around 1924. He was involved with the Kirkland theatres and in real estate.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Max Kaplan of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.
Notes
Handwritten notes on back of photo.
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Kaplan, Max
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Admin History/Bio
Harry Atkins came to Kirkland Lake in 1927 and married Faye Kaplan. He was a very active citizen in the community.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Harry Atkins.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Atkins, Harry
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
25
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1910
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
The image is a copy photograph of Wolf and Sarah Goldstick, taken on Toronto Centre Island around 1910.
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
Toronto Islands (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 553
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
553
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1895
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative); 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph of a portrait of Albert Fine (b. 1880), probably in Russia.
Name Access
Fine, Albert
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
Russia
Accession Number
1977-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6099
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6099
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, postcard ; 14 x 9 cm
Name Access
Bialystok, Chia Rochel Zucker
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.
Accession Number
1984-8-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1641
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1641
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w, cabinet card (1 negative) ; 9 x 6 cm
Notes
Physical description note: Photographer's studio name printed on verso in Russian.
Name Access
Florence, Jennie
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.
Accession Number
1978-7-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1642
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1642
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w, cabinet card (1 negative) ; 11 x 7 cm
Notes
Physical description note: Inscription and printed name of photographer's studio on verso. Written in Russian, "for eternal memory to my dear sister Janna [Jennie Florence] from Betty".
Name Access
Florence, Betty
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
Russia
Accession Number
1978-7-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 743
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
743
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1955 and 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Sam Ruth, an administrator for the Jewish Home for the Aged in Toronto.
Name Access
Jewish Home for the Aged (Toronto, Ont.)
Ruth, Sam
Subjects
Portraits
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Volunteer program sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-7; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Volunteer program sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-7
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965-1979
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of individual and group portraits of the Women's Auxiliary's volunteers. Identified in the photographs is: Sally Caplan.
Subjects
Portraits
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2006-9-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-9-5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Date
2003
Scope and Content
Accession is a portrait photograph of Howard Sokolowski, UJA Federation campaign chair of 2003, taken by Al Gilbert for Lifestyles magazine. The photograph is signed by Gilbert in the bottom left hand corner.
Subjects
Portraits
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-5-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-5-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 item
Date
1981
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one oversized portrait photograph of Joseph Shoham, the first director of the BJE Media and Resource Centre, from 1972 to 1980. The photograph is a print created in 1981 from an original negative and is fixed onto a matte. The original frame has been discarded.
Custodial History
The portrait was in the possession of the BJE Media Library until donated to the Archives on 2007-05-03.
Subjects
Portraits
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-21
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-21
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 slide : b&w ; 35 mm
Date
[194-?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a portrait of Mr. D. M. Levy's father.
Subjects
Portraits
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-12-17 [Processed]
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-12-17 [Processed]
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
119 photographs : b&w and col. (43 tifs, 32 negatives, 1 slide) ; 41 x 51 cm or smaller and 300 dpi
Date
1960-2007
Scope and Content
This accession includes forty-three black-and-white and colour portrait prints along with the accompanying digital images and some negatives. The sitters include nationally- and internationally-renowned entertainers, athletes, politicians, entrepreneurs, artists, and jurists. Individuals include: David Ben-Gurion, Dr. Charles Best, Conrad Black, A. J. Casson, John Diefenbaker, Gordie Howe, Yousuf Karsh, Betty Kennedy, Larry King, George Knudson, Jean Beliveau, Yehuda Menuhin, Lester Pearson, John Robarts, Sidney Robins, Peter Appleyard, Leona Boyd, George Cohon, David Crombie, Dizzy Gillespie, Dr. Bernie Goldman, Martin Luther King III, Murray Koffler, Moe Koffman, Eugene Levy, Edwin Mirvish, Raymond Moriyama, Frank Sinatra, Carl Schaeffer, Mandel Sprachman, Dr. Tile, Wayne and Shuster, Dr. Key, Joseph Biden, Matthew Teitlebaum, Guido Basso, Oscar Peterson, the director of the Department of Transportation in Maui, a man playing chess, and a diver in an aquarium.
Administrative History
Nathan Gittelmacher immigrated to Toronto from Kiev, Ukraine after the First World War. He first worked as a photographer at Empire Studios, and then in 1922, opened up his own studio, Elite Studios, at 615 Queen Street West. Many of Nathan’s portraits were produced with a large format view camera and from glass negatives.
During the 1940s, the family changed its name to Gilbert and subsequently altered the name of the business to Gilbert Studios. Nathan’s son, Albert, who was born 18 November 1922, started working in the family business in 1941, when he was 19 years old. He eventually assumed control of it after his father retired. He moved the studio to Eglington Avenue and then later to Davenport Road, its current location, in order to accommodate its growing clientele.
Al made a name for himself as a portrait photographer, using natural light in innovative ways to create more natural looking portraits. Al’s primary work involved producing portraits of families, weddings, bar mitzvahs, special events and dinners. Most of his early clients were from the Jewish community. In turn, he also was paid to produce portraits of local entrepreneurs, and his multi-year contract with the city, gave him sole responsibility for the production of portraits of the mayors and councilmen and women. He later branched out beyond the Jewish community, and began to produce images of businessmen and leaders from the Italian community in Toronto.
n addition to the paid contracts involving local personalities and groups, Al Gilbert has also produced many artistic portraits of local, national and international celebrities, artists and leaders such as: Wayne and Shuster, Howie Mandel, Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Robertson Davies, several Canadian prime ministers as well as Prince Charles, all of the Israeli prime ministers, which were made into stamps by the Israeli government, and finally, the last Pope. Gilbert’s work therefore captures a huge range of individuals from the ordinary bride to extraordinary world leaders.
Al has won many awards as well as accolades from his peers throughout his career. He is the three-time recipient of the prestigious Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) Photographer of the year honour. He has been named Fellow of the photographic societies in Canada, Britain and the United States. In 1990, he was awarded the Order of Canada and recently nominated for the Order of Ontario. In January 2007, the Professional Photographers of America presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the highest honor PPA can bestow on a person for their body of work and influence on professional photography.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Descriptive Notes
File list is available here: S:\Appraisal\00 Monetary appraisals\CPERB\2007-12-17, Gilbert\2007-12-17 CPERB list.xls
Processed as Fonds 37, series 4.
USE CONDITION NOTE: Permission for use must be granted by Mr. Al Gilbert or his children. Attribution beneath Mr. Gilbert’s work to read: Al Gilbert C.M. or Portrait by Al Gilbert C.M. Reproduction Prints can only be made by Gilbert Studios under Mr. Gilbert’s direction. Mr. Gilbert’s work cannot be reproduced by any third party off these web sites or exhibits without permission. No cropping or alterations to the original image is allowed.
Subjects
Portraits
Name Access
Biden, Joseph R.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-7-14
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-7-14
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
3 photographs (jpg)
Date
1942-1944
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one military portrait of Frank Gishman and two wedding portraits of Frank and Ruth Gishman of Peterborough, Ontario.
Use Conditions
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.
Subjects
Portraits
Places
Peterborough (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-9
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm on matte 44 x 36 cm
Date
[193-?]
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one orignal portrait of Chaim Greenberg. The photo has Hebrew writing on the front which reads: In memory of [?] Levinsky.
Subjects
Portraits
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-16
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-16
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 41 x 51 cm
Date
[196-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of an original oversized portrait of Archie B. Bennett.
Subjects
Portraits
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1890]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Abe Myers and Lena Simon of Brantford, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph by Park & Co., 124-26 Colborne St., Brantford.
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.
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1924
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item consists of a copy photograph and corresponding negative of Anne Stemeroff (m. Tulchinsky) of Brantford, Ontario.
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.
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1910
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Sam Goldberg left Brantford for Detroit in the 1920s and returned in 1971.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Sam Goldberg (on left) and Sam Paruchnikov (on right) of Brantford, Ontario.
Notes
The description originally written on the photo card read: Sam Goldberg (Theodore Bleinder or Bleender), Sam Paruchnikov (Paul), Brantford. It is unclear what the names in parenthesis are in reference to.
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.
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
30
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1945
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Captain Ben Henry was a member of the Medical Corps during the Second World War. He was part of a group known as the "faithful forty-seven".
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph and corresponding negative of Captain Ben Henry of Brantford, Ontario. The photo was taken in Debert, Nova Scotia and features Henry standing in front of an armoured vehicle.
Name Access
Canada. Canadian Army. Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
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
Debert (N.S.)
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 35
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
35
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1939 and 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Lieutenant Stren was a member of the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME) unit during the Second World War.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Lieutenant Maurie Stren of Brantford, Ontario, taken during the Second World War. Lt. Stren is pictured in his military uniform.
Name Access
Canada. Canadian Army. Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
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.
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a portrait of Mrs. Isaac Simon of Brantford, Ontario.
Notes
Original photograph by J. C. Walker, 148 Colborne, Brantford, Ontario.
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.
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 July 1923
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy composite print and corresponding negative containing five separate photographs of taken during a hike to Oshweken Reserve. Identified individuals include Max Noble, Rose Miller, Sophie Levine and Anne Stemeroff.
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
Six Nations Reserve (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 755
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
755
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Mr. Yampolsky of Brantford, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired June 1976.
Name Access
Yampolsky
Subjects
Portraits
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
Brantford (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
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