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Level
Item
ID
Item 3736
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3736
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a priest and another individual standing in front of the Christian alter in the Jlag VIII Z prisoner-of-war camp. Charles Grant had the alter built for the Russian and Polish prisoners.
Subjects
Priests
Prisoners of war
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3735
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3735
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a priest worshipping in the Jlag VIII Z prisoner-of-war camp. Charles Grant had the alter built for the Russian and Polish prisoners.
Subjects
Priests
Prisoners of war
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3737
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3737
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a priest standing in front of the Christian alter in the Jlag VIII Z prisoner-of-war camp. Behind him is a room full of praying men. Charles Grant had the alter built for the Russian and Polish prisoners.
Subjects
Priests
Prisoners of war
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3739
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3739
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of prisoners and guards praying in a room at the Jlag VIII Z prisoner-of-war camp. Charles Grant had the Christian alter made for the Russian and Polish prisoners.
Subjects
Prisoners of war
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3738
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3738
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group Red Cross volunteers with prisoners from the Jlag VIII Z prisoner-of-war camp, standing on a street.
Subjects
Prisoners of war
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3740
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3740
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Charles Grant standing between two men at the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
Subjects
Prisoners of war
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3744
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3744
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of soldiers at the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3741
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3741
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original and copy photograph of four members of the Red Cross at the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3742
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3742
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of Red Cross volunteers at the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3743
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3743
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of Red Cross volunteers at the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3745
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3745
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original and copy photograph of a group of Red Cross volunteers standing on a road at the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3746
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3746
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1940 and 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original and copy photograph of a group of Red Cross volunteers with some prisoners of the prisoner-of-war camp Jlag VIII Z.
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
1981-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Bayewsky, Z., Z.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Bayewsky, Z., Z.
Page Number
463
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Henry Cassel fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 93
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Cassel fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
93
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]-2000, predominant 1929-1947
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
3 albums (ca. 210 photographs)
2 photographs
Admin History/Bio
Heinz Kassel (1912-2009) (later changed to Henry Cassel) was a German refugee during the Second World War who was classified as an enemy alien by the British government. He spent two years in an internment camp for prisoners of war (POWs) in Quebec. He later became a naturalized Canadian citizen and enlisted in the Canadian military.
Heinz was born on October 25, 1912 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to Adolf and Olga Kassel. Adolf owned a successful banking business which he had inherited from his father. The family resided above the bank and lived a comfortable life during these early years. They moved to Frankfurt around 1920 after Adolf sold his business to buy a partnership in a bank there.
Heinz’s parents had hoped that he would one day become a corporate lawyer. In 1931, in preparation for his future career, he began studying law and economics at Frankfurt University. He enjoyed his initial university years. However, after Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, he became alarmed when his non-Jewish university friends began ignoring him and when the German government passed laws forbidding Jews from practicing law in court. Determined to leave Germany and seek out a better life elsewhere, he begged his parents to immigrate with him to the United States. They refused to go, unwilling to leave behind the life they had worked so hard to build. In accordance with his parents’ wishes, Heinz relocated to nearby Italy instead of the US in 1934. He learned Italian and eventually secured a job with an engineering firm.
Sensing that the political climate in Italy was becoming dangerous for Jewish people, Heinz applied for immigration to the US in early 1939. Eager to leave Italy, he relocated to London to await the approval of his US visa. He left just in time: Britain declared war on Germany less than a week after his arrival. His parents, in turn, managed to escape to Holland. Soon after Britain’s declaration, all immigrants from enemy countries were considered enemy aliens and suspected of being spies.
On May 12, 1940, the British military arrested Heinz and interned him with other German immigrants and POWs. He believed his detainment was only a precautionary measure and that he would be cleared within a few days. However, the British shipped him to the Isle of Man where he remained for several months. Fearing an invasion, the British shipped 3,000 of the POWs, including Kassel, to Quebec, where he was briefly interned at a POW camp set up at the Plains of Abraham. In October 1940, he was moved with 736 other refugees to an abandoned railway yard (later known as “Camp N”) in Newington, near Sherbrooke, Quebec. While there, he confronted a great deal of antisemitism from the guards.
While he was interned in Quebec, the Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC) interviewed him and other Jewish prisoners in order to lobby for their release. Realizing that the internees were not POWs, the Canadian government declared the camp a refugee camp in 1941. By October 1942, the CJC was successful in helping Heinz secure employment with Benjamin Pape & Company in Toronto.
Heinz met Reta Freeman in Toronto and they were married in November 1944. Reta was born and raised in Toronto. After their nuptials, they were both briefly classified as enemy aliens and had to report to the RCMP on a regular basis. Shortly thereafter, Heinz enlisted in the Royal Canadian Army and was sent to basic training in Manitoba. On January 21, 1946 he was granted landed immigrant status, and in April of that year, he became a citizen.
After the war, Heinz learned that his parents as well as other relatives had been transported to concentration camps and had not survived. He was certainly one of the few fortunate ones to leave the country, despite the circumstances of his removal. He resented being interned for so long, but did not blame the British for rounding him up with other Germans based on their initial fears regarding enemy aliens. His feelings about Canada's treatment of him during that time, however, were not as sympathetic.
The couple lived their lives in Toronto. They first resided at 2346 Yonge Street. Heinz legally changed his name to Henry Cassel. He worked as an accountant and later was a controller for the United Jewish Welfare Fund. The couple had two children: Andrew (b. 1947) and Richard (b. 1951). Reta passed away in August 1962 and Henry later remarried Esther Cassel. He passed away at the age of 96 on February 15, 2009.
Custodial History
Records were created and accumulated by Henry Cassel. His sons donated them to the OJA after his death.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the life of Henry Cassel, particularly his attempt to emigrate from Europe prior to the Second World War and his internment in Canada as a German prisoner of war (POW). Included is personal correspondence between Cassel and his parents; correspondence written by Cassel to potential employers and Canadian Jewish agencies; legal documents and certificates, such as Cassel's birth certificate and passport; family photo albums documenting the family and lives of Henry Cassel and his wife Reta; Cassel's autobiography; a journal and notebook written by Cassel during his internment; and, other internment records, such as government forms and poems and songs written by internees. Also included are newspaper clippings, articles, financial statements, genealogical research, and antisemitic ephemera collected by Cassel. Of particular note are newsletters that were produced during the 1990s by ex-internees who had kept in touch over the years. Records are arranged into 16 files.
Notes
Textual records in the fonds were reduced from ca. 20 cm to 8 cm. Please see accession record for further details about the culled material.
Associated material notes: for related records at other archives, please see: the UJRA case files at the National CJC Archive in Montreal and the holdings at Library and Archives Canada (such as, the Directorate of Internment Operations series in the Department of National Defense fonds R112-0-2-E)
Name Access
Cassel, Henry, 1912-2009
Subjects
Europe--Emigration and immigration
Prisoners of war
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
See: Canadian Jewish Congress case files in RG 282 and accession #2005-10-1.
Creator
Cassel, Henry, 1912-2009
Accession Number
2010-4-5
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 207
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
207
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and a newspaper clipping regarding the trial of Mr. Scallen for posing as a priest. In the course of the trial, his antisemitic beliefs also were disclosed.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Name Access
Scallen, Dennis
Subjects
Priests
Trials
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Publications, Speeches, Press Releases and Reports sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-2
File
97
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of letters and documents regarding the treatment of Israeli POW's in Syria
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1992-8-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1992-8-5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
6 photographs : b&w (3 negatives) ; 11 x 16 cm on matte 18 x 23 cm or smaller
1 plaque : metal, mounted in frame, gold and black ; frame measures 47 x 62 cm.
Date
1912-[ca. 1940]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs of the Socol Hebrew-Yiddish School (a class picture and a school picnic in High park), and a photo of a dentist Dr. Robert Seidenberg whose mother brought Mr. Socol to Toronto. As well there is Mr. Socol's diary (1912) with a translation from Yiddish to English by Alex Korn, and a letter concerning the proposed Beyt Sefer T'Khiya. Finally, accession includes a Socol Hebrew and Yiddish School plaque. It has a gold background embossed with a pattern of leaves. There is black Yiddish lettering mounted on, and set in a glass frame with a black metal border. It reads: "Z. Socol Hebrew-Yiddishe Shule" .
Descriptive Notes
Identification is provided for the photographs
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 347
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
347
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of general correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 171
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
171
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence and a letter of appraisal for a project to photograph, record and document items of interest to Canadians visiting foreign lands.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Solinc, Z.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Solinc, Z.
Page Number
284
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Wagman, Z.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Wagman, Z.
Page Number
426
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Level
Item
ID
Item 538
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
538
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 4 x 5 cm)
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph of Kiwa Torem at Camp Borden, prior to going overseas, 1943.
Name Access
Canadian Forces Base Borden (Ont.)
Torem, Kiwa
Subjects
Military bases
World War, 1939-1945
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
Acquired June 22, 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 537
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
537
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative); 13 x 18 cm and 4 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph of Kiwa Torem at Camp Borden, Military W.W. II, 1943.
Name Access
Canadian Forces Base Borden (Ont.)
Torem, Kiwa
Subjects
Military bases
World War, 1939-1945
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
Acquired June 22, 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 469
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
469
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952-1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Govah, V. & Z.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Govah, V. & Z.
Page Number
365
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Listgarten, Y. & Z.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Listgarten, Y. & Z.
Page Number
323
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Teperman, Z., (Yiddis)
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Teperman, Z., (Yiddis)
Page Number
663
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Zigelstein, I. & Z.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Zigelstein, I. & Z.
Page Number
436
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Accession Number
2008-10-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-10-7
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
moving images
Physical Description
28 cm of textual records
78 photographs : 24 x 19 cm or smaller
3 videocassetttes
Date
1962-2003
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting the education and professional life of Rabbi Domb. The photos are mostly of the Rabbi, his family, friends and congregational school students. Also included are files containing many of his speeches and sermons, his marriage register, his personal educational and certification records, correspondence and notes concerning his involvement with the B’nai Shalom North Congregation, and VHS videocassettes of a singing audition and a wedding at which he officiated. The accession also includes records containing many posthumous tributes to his life and work, as well as a DVD, brief obituary and personal history by his nephew, Alan Domb, donor of these records.
Custodial History
Donor was Rabbi's nephew.
Administrative History
Solomon Z. Domb was born in Israel on December 2, 1952. He was the fourth and youngest son of Polish Holocaust survivors Joseph and Golda Domb. The family immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1960, where Solomon received his education at Yeshiva Day School Chaim Talmud Torah. His education continued at the Ner Israel Yeshiva and the Bais Medrash L’Rabonim in Brooklyn, New York. He also studied cantorial singing under famed cantor David Kusevitsky. After graduation as a rabbi in May1970 Rabbi Domb began his career at the House of Jacob in Calgary, Alberta. He then became Rabbi and Chazzan of Beth Isiah Congregation in Guelph and later at Toronto’s Beth Torah Congregation. In 1982 Rabbi Domb founded the B’nai Shalom North Congregation, B’nai Shalom Hebrew School, and B’nai Shalom Day Nursery. He was also a founder of the Vaughan Neighbourhood Support Centre. Rabbi Domb died on October 5, 2003.
Descriptive Notes
Language Note: Many of the speech and semon notes are in Hebrew or Yiddish.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Discharge records sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 47-8; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Discharge records sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
47-8
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of discharge certificates issued by the Department of Labour to immigrant tailors upon completion of their one-year contract with the Canadian Overseas Garment Commission.
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 182
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
182
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding antisemitic statements in a book (Droit public de l'Église) written by L.A. Paquet.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Name Access
Paquet, Louis Adolphe, 1859-1942
Subjects
Christianity and antisemitism
Priests
Theologians
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2004-5-37
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-37
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
36 photographs : b&w and hand col. (12 negatives) ; 13 x 18 cm or smaller
Date
1938-1943
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs taken at Camp Balfour Manor on Morrison Lake in Muskoka, Ontario and Camp Yungvelt in Pickering, Ontario. Scenes include a group of young people on the steps of a building, a Shabbat service, a flag lowering ceremony, boxing lessons, an arts and crafts class, and a photograph of Hyman Riegelhaupt at Camp Yungvelt.
Subjects
Jewish camps
Name Access
Balfour Manor Camp
Camp Yungvelt
Places
Muskoka (Ont. : District municipality)
Pickering (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Employee case files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 47-4; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Employee case files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
47-4
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948-1950
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Employee worker cards sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 47-9; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Employee worker cards sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
47-9
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948-1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of employee worker cards documenting employee name, arrival date, trade, employer name and address, worker name, date of birth, nationality, gender, marital status, religion, children, employee place of residence, and sponsor name. These cards were held by the Commission.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Employee worker cards, sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 47-9; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Canadian Overseas Garment Commission series
Employee worker cards, sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
47-9
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948-1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of employee worker cards documenting employee name, arrival date, trade, employer name and address, worker name, date of birth, nationality, gender, marital status, religion, children, employee place of residence, and sponsor name. These cards were held by the Commission.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 49; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
49
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of young boys playing outside in the snow at the northern branch of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
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
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 102; File 90; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
102
File
90
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of CIT counsellor girls taken in 1965. Trudy Cowan is one of the girls photographed. Seated in a plaid shirt in the front row is Renee Barsh.
Notes
Photograph is by Willy Lobel.
Name Access
Barsh, Renee
Subjects
Camps
Places
Huntsville (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 102; File 90; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
102
File
90
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 36 x 29 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of CIT counsellors taken in 1965. Trudy Cowan is one of the girls photographed. Identified in the photo; Adrienne Haas, Valerie Bricks, Judy Resnick, Stephen Kay, Susan Fisher, Marlene Rosenfeld, Bailey Davidson, Ellie Chitel, Trudy Cowan, Denise London, Gail Cohen, Candy Burstein, Lynn Gordon, Steven Green, Shelley Freeman, Laurie Lubin, Leslie Goldenberg, Donna Lebo, Susan Applebaum, Risa Stein, Jay Schwartz, Carolyn Wainberg, Murray Singer and Zevi Shainhouse.
Notes
Photograph is by Willy Lobel.
Name Access
Barsh, Renee
Subjects
Camps
Places
Huntsville (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2016-10-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-10-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 folders of textual records
Date
1948-1951
Scope and Content
Accession consists of counter cheques, cancelled cheques, Statements of Account, deposit slips, promissory notes (1948-1950), a 1948 realty tax bill, an invoice from E. Hoffman Machinery Supply and letter of assignment of lien. Also included is a 1951 Camp Kvutza season price fees, a letter to parents, and a promotional pamphlet.
Administrative History
Camp Kvutza was a summer camp for children and adults and was promoted as the summer home of the Labour Zionist Movement. It was situated in Lowbanks, Ontario on the shores of Lake Erie. The children's program (ages 7-16) included swimming, baseball, basketball, ping-pong, arts and crafts, sabbath programs, Hebrew and Yiddish instruction, and Israeli songs and dances. The donor's father was associated with the camp.
Subjects
Camps
Labor Zionism
Name Access
Camp Kvutza (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-9-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-9-5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 20 x 90 cm
Date
1942
Scope and Content
Item is a panoramic group portrait of Camp Winnebagoe campers taken in 1942. Identified are brother and sister Lyle Steinberg (third row up, the sixth boy from the right) and Shiela Steinberg (seated in the front row, second from the left). Later—possibly in 1947—the family changed its name to Stanway.
Custodial History
Margot Freedman, the daughter of Lyle Stanway (né Steinberg), one of the children identified in the portrait, donated the photograph to the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre.
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
Camps
Portraits, Group
Name Access
Camp Winnebagoe
Places
Muskoka (Ont. : District municipality)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2003-10-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2003-10-4
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 videocassette : b&w, si., VHS
Date
1943
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one VHS videocassette copy of an 8mm silent film that was taken by Hy Rossman of campers at Camp Tamarack in 1943. The film includes scenes of the boys engaged in activities at camp as well as "mess hall" gatherings, training sessions and drills
Administrative History
Hy Rossman was the father of one of the campers. The donor, Dr. Martin Wolfish, was a friend of his son and was a camper in 1943 as well.
Descriptive Notes
A clip of the film can be viewed at: //www.youtube.com/embed/eFGNoca4vkw
Subjects
Camps
Children
Name Access
Camp Tamarack
Rossman, Hy
Places
Bracebridge, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young campers seated in a canoe and standing near the shore of a lake. The boys are all holding fishing rods. The camp is probably Camp Northland, where Bill worked as a counselor.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1962
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young campers seated on the ground in a country setting, with camp counselors and staff people.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1956
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 10 x 12 cm and 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young boys hiking through a grass field that leads into a wooded area. At the front and rear of the line are two older men.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Series
Fonds
33
Series
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1940-1962
Physical Description
13 photographs : b&w (6 negatives) ; 21 x 26 or smaller
Scope and Content
This series consists of photographs of various Jewish camps in Ontario. Bill Stern either worked as a counselor at the camps, or had some affiliation through his work with the Hamilton Jewish Community Centre and the Hamilton Council of Jewish Organizations.
The photographs have been arranged chronologically and described at the item level.
Accession Number
1980-2-1
2004-5-96
2006-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Programming and events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 52; Series 1-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Programming and events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
52
Series
1-5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[192-]-[193-], 1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 poster
Scope and Content
Of particular interest in this file is a cardboard poster outlining the rest home's schedule and routine, written in Yiddish.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1955
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Fundale was a day camp for children between the ages of eight and thirteen. It was overseen by the Jewish Camp Council and operated out of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. at Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.
Scope and Content
This file contains program material, counselor training material, an end of season report and correspondence relating to the operation of Camp Fundale.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
29
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1953-1960
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
21 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Playtyme was a day camp for children aged six and seven. It was run by the Jewish Camp Council and operated out of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. at Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.
Scope and Content
This file contains program material, counselor training material, membership reports, financial records, a parent's guide and photographs from 1953-4 of the children partaking in the various camp activities.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
30
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1953-1958
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
4 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Winterland was a winter day camp for children aged six to ten, sponsored by the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. It ran through the Christmas holidays at the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. at Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.
Scope and Content
This file contains program material, reports, financial material and four photographs of children partaking in craft activities and eating lunch at Camp Winterland.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 46
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
46
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
3 photographs : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs taken at a Camp Caravan southern trip that shows several people riding horses with mountains in the background and one photograph of several people aboard a river houseboat on a Camp Caravan houseboat trip.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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