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Level
Item
ID
Item 3539
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3539
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia toned ; 9 x 14 cm (oval) sight, in folio 17 x 28 cm
Name Access
Bochner
Subjects
Infants
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
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4110
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4110
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1908]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 17 x 12 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of an infant David Smith, from Guelph, Ontario.
Notes
Photographer was C. Burgess of Guelph.
Subjects
Infants
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-7-17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3553
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3553
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 x 7 cm (oval) on matte 14 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Rosie Bochner married Mr. Rotstein, who owned a furniture store on Queen Street in Toronto. Her daughter married a man named Kertzer and her nephew was Lloyd Bochner.
Scope and Content
This item is an original studio portrait of Rosie Bochner as an infant, of Guelph, Ontario.
Notes
Photographer was Charles Burgess, Guelph, Ont.
Subjects
Infants
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3534
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3534
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia toned ; 10 x 7 cm (oval) on matte 19 x 14 cm
Admin History/Bio
Clara Bochner was sister to Mosie Bochner. She married Palmer/Perlmutter, an accountant.
Scope and Content
This item is an original studio portrait of Clara Bochner as an infant, of Guelph, Ontario.
Notes
Title taken from identification list provided by the donor.
Photographer was Charles Burgess, Guelph, Ont.
Subjects
Infants
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3526
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3526
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w ; 9 x 13, (oval) on matboard
Admin History/Bio
Mosie Bochner was born in 1910.
Notes
Photo by Kennedy, Guelph.
Name Access
Bochner, Mosie
Subjects
Infants
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
30
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
This item is a negative of Bill's father Moishe Stern with an unidentified child and man. They are all wearing bathing suits and appear to be at a resort or cottage.
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
2006-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child portraits series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child portraits series
Level
Series
Fonds
80
Series
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1943-1953
Physical Description
80 photographs : b&w (40 negatives) ; 18 x 12 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
As a portrait photographer, Sylvia Schwartz excelled at photographing children. Through the 1940s and 1950s she carved out a niche for herself, becoming well known in Toronto for specializing in this area. Because of her special relationship with children and the bond she was able to form with them, her child portraits display her most creative work.
Scope and Content
Series consists of negatives and proofs produced by Sylvia Schwartz in her portrait studio. Images depict children aged four months to twelve years old. They are all formal portraits, showing the children with a variety of props, poses and backdrops. Some depict children by themselves, while others are pictured with their siblings.
There are forty portraits total. For most images only the last name of the child is known.
Children from prominent familes include Barbara Raxlan and David Winters. Records have been arranged alphabetically by last name at the item level.
Subjects
Children
Portraits
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 5
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
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning adult education, a festival of Jewish music, fundraising campaigns and Israel Independence Day celebrations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Clairmont fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 32; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Clairmont fonds
Level
File
Fonds
32
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]-[195-?]
Physical Description
15 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 44 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of fifteen unidentified photographs including group portraits, an individual portrait, and snapshots.
Subjects
Portraits
Accession Number
2004-6-3
1984-1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 1; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
6
File
1
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This is item consists of a portrait of an unidentified man wearing a suit and glasses.
Notes
This items has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3533
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3533
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1921]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 x 7 cm (sight) in matte 19 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Al Bochner became a psychiatrist in the United States. Mosie Bochner married the daughter of Yolles, who owned a furniture store on Yonge Street, south of Bloor Street in Toronto.
Scope and Content
This item is an original studio portrait of Al and Mosie Bochner of Guelph, Ontario.
Notes
Title taken from identification list provided by the donor.
Photographer was C. Burgess of Guelph, Ont.
Subjects
Children
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4527
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4527
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1909]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait of Etta Taube at approximately one year of age.
Subjects
Infants
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
1988-4-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Melamed fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 7; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Melamed fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
7
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Tootsie Goldberg, the daughter of Ben Goldberg, a friend of the Melamed family. The portrait captures Tootsie as a baby, sitting in a wicker stroller.
Name Access
Goldberg, Ben
Goldberg, Tootsie
Subjects
Infants
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Frankel and Draper family fonds
Carl and Dorothy Frankel photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 104; File 2; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Frankel and Draper family fonds
Carl and Dorothy Frankel photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
104
File
2
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1895
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm on matte 15 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Carl Frankel at about the age of one year.
Subjects
Infants
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Thuna family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 7; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Thuna family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
7
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Nov. 1929
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mortimer Thuna at sixteen months of age. The photograph was taken in Montreal in November 1929.
Notes
Photographer: Thornton Johnston
Mounted on card frame
For another portrait from this sitting, see photo #187
Name Access
Thuna, Mortimer
Subjects
Infants
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
Montréal (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Harry Levine family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 5; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Harry Levine family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
5
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1933]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a baby portrait of Richard Levine taken at York Studios in Toronto in approximately 1933.
Notes
Photographer: J. Horshave at York Studios, Toronto.
Name Access
Levine, Richard
Subjects
Infants
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 (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 268
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
268
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1898
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mattie Levi (m. Rotenberg) as an infant.
Name Access
Levi, Mattie
Rotenberg, Mattie
Subjects
Infants
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1926?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 8 cm (oval, sight) on mat 20 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The baby portrait is likely Betty's son Edward, who was born in 1926, or one of her nieces or nephews.
Subjects
Infants
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
1978-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scheuer family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 47; Item 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scheuer family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
47
Item
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1884
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Eddie Scheuer Jr. as a baby taken in a studio in Hamilton, Ontario.
Notes
Albumen print mounted on cabinet card.
W. Farmer's Artistic Studio, Hamilton.
Subjects
Infants
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.
Physical Condition
The emulsion and card are damaged.
Places
Hamilton (Ont.)
Accession Number
1989-4-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1912
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 8 cm on mat 20 x 14 cm
Admin History/Bio
Anna Nathanson was the wife of Dr. Isadore Goldstick. She was born in New Jersey in 1893. She married Isadore in 1917 and they had two daughters, Reva and Esther. She organized the first Hadassah in London, Ontario and continued her involvement in that organization throughout her life. She also served the B'nai Israel Congregation in London and its Hebrew school.
Scope and Content
Portrait of Anna Nathanson as a teenager. The child in the photograph is likely her sibling or a cousin.
Name Access
Nathanson, Anna
Subjects
Portraits
Teenagers
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.
Related Material
Other records for the Dr. Isadore Goldstick family can be found at the Ottawa Jewish Archives.
Accession Number
1978-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4112
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4112
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1918]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 12 x 17 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Ezra Smith, his wife Fegal, and six children. Children are, from left to right: Sarah, David, Bessey, Sylvia, Ida, Martha.
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
Guelph (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-7-17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1719
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1719
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 18 cm (oval)
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of an unidentified Polish man.
Notes
Photo #1720 is probably his wife.
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
Poland
Accession Number
1979-4-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1720
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1720
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[189-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 18 cm (oval)
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of an unidentified Polish woman.
Notes
Photo #1720 is probably her husband.
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
Poland
Accession Number
1979-4-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2340
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2340
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a studio portrait of an unidentified family from Europe.
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
Europe
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4646
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4646
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of David Newman holding a young Susan Burke (m. Shiffman). She is the daughter of Jack Burke, a well-known educator linked to Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto.
Name Access
Burke, Susan
Newman, David E.
Shiffman, Susan
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
1981-11-4
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
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning Jewish related issues in Guelph
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
47
Material Format
textual record
Date
1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning Jewish related issues in Guelph
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
102
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings about Jewish related issues in Guelph, Ontario.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 1; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
6
File
1
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (negative) ; 7 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson was born April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey. He was an internationally renowned American bass-baritone concert singer, actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, scholar and lawyer who was also noted for his wide-ranging social justice activism. Robeson was a trade unionist, peace activist, Phi Beta Kappa Society laureate, and a recipient of the Spingarn Medal and Stalin Peace Prize. Robeson achieved worldwide fame during his life for his artistic accomplishments, and his outspoken, radical beliefs which largely clashed with the Jim Crow climate of the pre-civil rights United States. He became a prime target of the right during the McCarthyist era.
Robeson was the first major concert star to popularize the performance of Negro spirituals and was the first black actor of the 20th century to portray Shakespeare's Othello on Broadway. He originated the role of Joe in Show Boat in 1928 and appeared in 11 films.
At the height of his fame, Paul Robeson chose to become a primarily political artist, speaking out against fascism and racism in the US and abroad as the United States government and many Western European powers failed after World War II to end racial segregation and guarantee civil rights for people of colour. His passport was revoked from 1950 to 1958 under the McCarran Act and he was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency and by the British MI5 for well over three decades until his death.
In 1959, after his passport was reinstated, Robeson was asked to reprise his role in Othello on the stage in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the United Kingdom. The production was directed by Tony Richardson and despite some criticism, Robeson performance was praised unanimously. However, this production proved to be Robeson's last appearance on the stage. During this time, he also attended speaking engagements and performed concerts throughout Europe and the USSR.
Despite persecution and limited activity resulting from ailing health in his later years, Paul Robeson remained, throughout his life, committed to socialism and anti-colonialism as a means to world peace and was unapologetic about his political views. He died in 1976 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 77.
Scope and Content
This is item consists of a portrait of Paul Robeson with an unidentified woman.
Notes
This items has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, series 6-1 for more photographs of Robeson by Schwartz.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2367
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2367
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of an unidentified family. The three on the left immigrated to Toronto, while the rest stayed in Europe.
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
Europe
Accession Number
1980-7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 4059
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4059
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1922]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Jacob Smith holding his nephew Donald Davis, at his farm in Cedar Valley, Ontario.
Subjects
Farmers
Infants
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
Ontario
Accession Number
1985-12-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 6; File 1; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
European Visits and Events series
Paul Robeson and Companions file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
6
File
1
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : colour (negative) ; 5 x 5 cm
Admin History/Bio
Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson was born April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey. He was an internationally renowned American bass-baritone concert singer, actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, scholar and lawyer who was also noted for his wide-ranging social justice activism. Robeson was a trade unionist, peace activist, Phi Beta Kappa Society laureate, and a recipient of the Spingarn Medal and Stalin Peace Prize. Robeson achieved worldwide fame during his life for his artistic accomplishments, and his outspoken, radical beliefs which largely clashed with the Jim Crow climate of the pre-civil rights United States. He became a prime target of the right during the McCarthyist era.
Robeson was the first major concert star to popularize the performance of Negro spirituals and was the first black actor of the 20th century to portray Shakespeare's Othello on Broadway. He originated the role of Joe in Show Boat in 1928 and appeared in 11 films.
At the height of his fame, Paul Robeson chose to become a primarily political artist, speaking out against fascism and racism in the US and abroad as the United States government and many Western European powers failed after World War II to end racial segregation and guarantee civil rights for people of colour. His passport was revoked from 1950 to 1958 under the McCarran Act and he was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency and by the British MI5 for well over three decades until his death.
In 1959, after his passport was reinstated, Robeson was asked to reprise his role in Othello on the stage in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the United Kingdom. The production was directed by Tony Richardson and despite some criticism, Robeson performance was praised unanimously. However, this production proved to be Robeson's last appearance on the stage. During this time, he also attended speaking engagements and performed concerts throughout Europe and the USSR.
Despite persecution and limited activity resulting from ailing health in his later years, Paul Robeson remained, throughout his life, committed to socialism and anti-colonialism as a means to world peace and was unapologetic about his political views. He died in 1976 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 77.
Scope and Content
This is item consists of a group portrait of Paul Robeson seated with a unidentified woman.
Notes
This items has no proofs.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See Fonds 80, series 6 for mroe photographs of Robeson by Schwartz.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 35
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
35
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 15 x 10 cm in mat 24 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
Wedding portrait of a couple taken during the 1920s. It was likely one of the Goldstick children. The portrait was taken by Farmer Brothers studio on Spadina Avenue in Toronto.
Subjects
Married people
Portraits
Weddings
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
Spadina Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 15; File 37; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
15
File
37
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[190-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 cm on matte 9 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
A. Hershop may have been a cousin of Ida's, since she had a cousin named Max Wershop who lived in New York State.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait photograph of the nephew of Ida Siegel and another unidentified man. The handwriting on the verso of the photo reads: From your affectionate nephew [A. Wershop?].
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
1988-2-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3767
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3767
Material Format
graphic material
Date
February 1913
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of Sam Berger and either a friend or a family member taken at a local studio before the First World War.
Notes
Photo by Shapiro Multigraph, 101 Yonge St., Toronto.
Name Access
Berger, 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
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1985-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3546
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3546
Material Format
graphic material
Date
24 June, 1933
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Toba Bochner seated in a carriage on the sidewalk.
Notes
Title taken from inscription on verso of the photograph, which reads in full: "This one isn't so good - The reason being it was my first attempt at sitting up and I was a little frightened - Love Toba. June 24/33."
Subjects
Infants
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
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 8; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Bliss family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
8
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1934
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Harvey Bliss at seven months old that may have been taken in Toronto.
Notes
Inscription on inside of card frame: "To Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Barney, From Harvey"
Mounted in card frame
Photographer: Thornton Johnston
Name Access
Bliss, Harvey
Subjects
Infants
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
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Thuna family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 7; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Thuna family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
7
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Oct. 1924
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Evelyn Thuna at four months of age in St. Catharines, Ontario on October 20th, 1924. She is being held by a woman, possibly an M. Dorfman, singer at Beth Tzedec.
Notes
Mounted in card frame
Inscribed on inside of card frame: "With Best Love To Ann - Evelyn at 4 months Oct. 20, 1924"
Name Access
Dorman, M.
Thuna, Evelyn
Subjects
Infants
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
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 July 1922
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Estelle Rena Soskin at age seven months in Pasadena, California taken on July 27th, 1922. She has been seated on a chair outside on the grass. There are houses in the background.
Name Access
Soskin, Estelle Rena
Subjects
Infants
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.
Physical Condition
Photograph is faded and creased
Places
Pasadena (Calif.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Miscellaneous family members series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 17; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Miscellaneous family members series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
17
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Lillian Gold at six months. She could possibly be the daughter of Ethel Gold, and the grand-daughter of David and Hannah Cass. Lillian has been seated on a table and is dressed in a sweater and skirt.
Notes
Mounted in card holder.
Frame inscribed: "Lillian Gold Age 6 Months".
Name Access
Gold, Lillian
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Lee and Bud Soskin's newborn baby. The baby is crying.
Name Access
Soskin, Bud
Soskin, Lee
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Lee and Bud Soskin's newborn baby taken in 1946.
Name Access
Soskin, Bud
Soskin, Lee
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 10; Item 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Soskin family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
10
Item
20
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1946?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This photo appears to be a match with the other photos of Bud and Lee's baby.
Name Access
Soskin, Bud
Soskin, Lee
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3278
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3278
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1907]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
This photograph shows Dr. Lou Harris as a baby.
Name Access
Harris, Lou
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-6-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3545
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3545
Material Format
graphic material
Date
24 June, 1933
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Toba Bochner seated in a carriage.
Notes
Title taken from inscription on verso of the photograph, which reads in full: "Dear Grandma, If you saw the funny faces Mother was making you'd have laughted out loud too -- Your loving Grand-child Toba. June 24/33."
Subjects
Infants
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
1981-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1944
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of a very animated baby, lying on its stomach and facing the camera.
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 Nov. 1945
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of a baby boy leaning on a ledge in front of him, facing the camera.
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1953
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of a 4 month old baby lying on its stomach while facing the camera.
Subjects
Infants
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2464
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2464
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of an unidentified family.
Notes
From the Seymour and Abi Shatz Collection.
Photo by Gittelmacher Studio, 513 Queen St. W.
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
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