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Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 52; Series 2-5; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
52
Series
2-5
File
8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Date
30 June 1983
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
1 object
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
New Baycrest Hospital groundbreaking file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 52; Series 2-5; File 8; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
New Baycrest Hospital groundbreaking file
Level
Item
Fonds
52
Series
2-5
File
8
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
30 June 1983
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Dora Till with Abe Posluns and an unidentified woman at the groundbreaking for the New Baycrest Hospital. All three are holding gold ceremonial shovels in the ground. Pictured on the far left is Sid Cooper.
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
New Baycrest Hospital groundbreaking file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 52; Series 2-5; File 8; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
New Baycrest Hospital groundbreaking file
Level
Item
Fonds
52
Series
2-5
File
8
Item
1
Material Format
object
Date
1983
Physical Description
1 object
Scope and Content
This item is a gold plated shovel presented to Dora Till at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the New Baycrest Hospital on 30 June 1983.
Subjects
Hospitals
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 7; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
7
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1951]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
In 1913 a charitable organization called the Ezras Noshim Society was formed to help elderly women. Ezras Noshim start collecting funds in 1917 to purchase a home that would be converted into Toronto's first Jewish Old Folks Home. The forerunner to Baycrest Centre opened in 1919 as the Toronto Jewish Old Folks Home on Cecil Street in downtown Toronto where the women of Ezras Noshim made beds, cooked kosher meals, washed sheets and sponsored fund-raising events.
In 1954, the Jewish Home for the Aged opened on Bathurst Street to accomodate their expanding needs and a new feature -- Baycrest Hospital.
This location continued to expand including a new building for residents in 1968, the Baycrest Terrace and The Joseph E. and Minnie Wagman Centre in 1976. These additions enabled Baycrest to expand their services to include a community centre, an enhanced apartment building, a home for the aged, a day care service and a hospital.
In 1986 a new Baycrest Hospital was erected, and in 1989, the Rotman Research Institute, which is also affiliated with the University of Toronto, opened to create a research facility enabling top researchers to study and find new treatment methods for the elderly.
In recent years, Baycrest's research activities have expanded to include the Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation Unit (est. 1995), which evaluates clinical programs and conducts long-term studies of health issues affecting older adults and the Kunin Lunenfeld Clinical Research Unit (est. 1996), which links researchers with Baycrest clinical departments to enable prompt implementation of research findings. These two programs merged in 1998 to become the Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit.
Apotex Centre, the Jewish Home for the Aged and the Louis and Leah Posluns Centre for Stroke and Cognition opened in 2000. This centre is responsible for residents with progressive dementia and vascular dementia.
Baycrest Centre also provides numerous cultural and religious programs for the inhabitants and the greater community, including a heritage museum, art exhibits and a Holocaust program.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for Baycrest Hospital on Bathurst Street, which was erected along with the new building of the Jewish Home for the Aged.
Abe Posluns is on the far right.
Name Access
Baycrest Hospital
Posluns, Abe
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
Portraits, Group
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
Bathurst Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Business series
Tip Top Tailors sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 3-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Business series
Tip Top Tailors sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
3-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm and 17 x 22 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a news clipping and two photographs in connection with David Dunkelman, Tip Top Tailors and Mount Sinai Hospital. Dunkelman took part in opening the hospital's new extension in 1966, along with Marvin Gerstein and Morry Wingold.
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 7; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
7
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1954?]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph is of a groundbreaking ceremony that is likely for Baycrest Hospital, as the man standing 3rd from the left is Abe Posluns, President of the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital.
Standing on the far left is J. Irving Oelbaum.
Name Access
Baycrest Hospital
Oelbaum, J. Irving, 1899-1966
Posluns, Abe
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
Portraits, Group
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rose Dunkelman fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 39; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rose Dunkelman fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
39
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
October 4, 1966
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 10 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
David Dunkelman (1883-1978) was born in Poland to Elias and Leah Dunkelman. He came to Canada with his parents in 1895, settling in Toronto. On 19 January 1910, he married Rose Miller (1889-1949), and together they had 6 children: Joseph, Ernest, Benjamin, Theodora, Veronica (Ourisman), and Zelda (Wilner). David Dunkelman was very active throughout his life in Zionist causes and in philanthropic and communal work. He was the founder, president and chairman of the board of Tip Top Tailors Ltd. (1911) which was one of the largest clothing manufacturers in Canada. For over 50 years David was one of the leaders of the Zionist Organization of Canada. He was also director of the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital, one of the founders of the North Toronto YMHA, a founder and supporter of the Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto, and one of the founders of a village in Israel known as Gan Chaim. He was a member of several clubs and lodges including B'nai Brith, the Empire Club, the Primrose Club and the Canadain Friends of Hebrew University. David married Pearl Greisman Rotenberg in 1950, after the death of his wife Rose Dunkelman in 1949.
Scope and Content
Photograph is of (left to right) Marvin Gerstein, Morry Wingold and David Dunkelman with some other gentlemen at the Mount Sinai extension groundbreaking in Toronto. The view is through the handle of a shovel.
Name Access
Gerstein, Marvin
Wingold, Morry
Dunkelman, David
Dunkelman, Benjamin
Dunkelman, Ernest
Dunkelman, Joseph
Dunkelman, Zelda
Dunkelman, Theodora
Dunkelman, Veronica
Rotenberg, Pearl Reisman
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
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
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Fundraising series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 9; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Fundraising series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
9
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1983
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records documenting Baycrest's fundraising activities for a new Baycrest Hospital building. Included are booklets and "Making It Happen" newsletters.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rabbi Sheldon Steinberg fonds
Level
Item
ID
Item 248
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rabbi Sheldon Steinberg fonds
Level
Item
Item
248
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the president and board of Mount Sinai Hospital after the mezuzah affixing ceremony.
Name Access
Mount Sinai Hospital
Subjects
Hospitals
Mezuzah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rabbi Sheldon Steinberg fonds
Level
Item
ID
Item 247
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rabbi Sheldon Steinberg fonds
Level
Item
Item
247
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
President and board during or shortly after the mezuzah affixing ceremony.
Name Access
Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Hospitals
Mezuzah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
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 110
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
110
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains textual material documenting the groundbreaking ceremonies of the northern branch Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. on Bathurst Street. The records include invitations, community and executive correspondence, invite lists and ceremony itineraries.
Subjects
Building
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 52
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
52
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The cultural and education wing of the northern branch of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. was supposed to be built as part of the original northern branch, opened in 1961. However, lack of funds caused the wing to be put on hold until the 1970 completion program began. The addition of the cultural and educational wing of the northern branch included the Koffler Centre for the Arts, the Leah Posluns Theatre and improved physical education facilities.
Scope and Content
This file contains two groundbreaking ceremony program booklets from 20 April 1975.
Subjects
Building
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2009-3-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-3-6
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. ; 10 x 13 cm
Date
2006
Scope and Content
This accession consists of two photographs taken by Judith Ghert of the former Mount Sinai Hospital facade on Yorkville Ave. The facade was saved from demolition, moved back from the sidewalk and is now being incorporated into a new condo development on the site that will feature retail space on the ground level.
Subjects
Hospitals
Name Access
Ghert, Judith
Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
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 39
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
39
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1958
Physical Description
11 photographs : b&w (2 negatives) ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of the groundbreaking ceremonies for the northern Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. held in the winter of 1958. The photographs depict invited dignitaries and members of the executive reciting speeches at the podium. The photographs were used in the Y-Time newspaper.
Identified individuals in the photographs include Fred Gardiner, Rabbi Abraham Feinberg, Charles Draimin, Vernon Singer, Sam Granatstein, Ellis I. Shapiro, Samuel Factor M.P., H. Max Swartz and Nathan Phillips.
Subjects
Building
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1979-12-13
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-12-13
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
5 newsletters
Date
1978–1979
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Mount Sinai Hospital. Included are issues of Highlights for February 1978, June 1978, October 1978, April 1979, and November 1979.
MG_RG
MG2 01c
Subjects
Hospitals
Name Access
Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-11; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
7-11
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
25 photographs : b&w (12 slides) ; 14 x 10 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of 13 photographs taken at the groundbreaking ceremony, and 12 slides taken of activities at the Bernard Betel Centre.
Subjects
Building
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 84
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
84
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs taken at the groundbreaking for the second Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home in Tollandale, near Barrie. Present are Dora and Morris Till, Dr. Lipson, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lunenfeld and Al Ginsberg.
Subjects
Building
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 91
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
91
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1975
Physical Description
35 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs taken at the Northern Building Completion Program groundbreaking ceremonies on Sunday, 20 April 1975. The photos include images of the groundbreaking, plaque and flower presentations and the arrival and unveiling of the Jerusalem cornerstone flown in from Israel.
Identified individuals include invited guest Premier William Davis and Mrs. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Posluns, Murray and Marvelle Koffler, Amnon Gilad, John Wahl, Harold Green, Alex Fisher, Sam Granatstein, David Andrews, and Bert Fine.
Subjects
Building
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
10-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1986
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Home News magazine was first issued in 1957 to keep the public informed about the activities and operation of the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital. Initially, it also provided residents with a forum for expression as some of them sat on the magazine's Editorial Board. In Sept. 1969, the publication changed its name to Baycrest News to reflect Baycrest's name change to the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. Another change to the publication took place in 1982, when its format was altered from a magazine to a tabloid. It was issued between three and four times each year. Baycrest News is no longer published.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of issues of the Baycrest News and its predecessor, Home News.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 10-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
10-1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of issues of the Baycrest News.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 10-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
10-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976-1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of issues of the Baycrest News.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 10-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
10-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
Mar. 1980-Mar. 1982
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of issues of the Baycrest News.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 10-1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Publications and publicity series
Baycrest News sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
10-1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
June 1982-May 1987
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of issues of the Baycrest News.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Jewish Old Folks' Home series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 14; Series 6; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Jewish Old Folks' Home series
Level
Item
Fonds
14
Series
6
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1933]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 20 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph of residents and a nurse inside the hospital ward at the Jewish Old Folks' Home. This image is found on page 22 of the Home's annual calendar for 1933-4.
Notes
Previously cited as photo #1507
Subjects
Hospitals
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
Cecil Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 11; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Events series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
11
File
17
Material Format
textual record
object
Date
28 Aug. 1997
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 key chain : blue and gold ; 3 x 8 cm in box 2 x 17 x 2 cm
1 pen : blue and gold ; 14 cm long in box 2 x 17 x 2 cm
Scope and Content
file consists of an invitation, programme, agenda, and a commemorative key chain and pen. The key chain and pen are stored together in the same box.
Subjects
Building
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Press and publicity sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 52; Series 2-6; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Press and publicity sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
52
Series
2-6
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-[198-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1976-10-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1976-10-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
26 cm of textual records
Date
1925-1960
Scope and Content
Accession consists of: Toronto Jewish Medical Association minute book (1925-1936); minutes, clinical records, research papers and other records of the Mount Sinai Clinical Association (1932-1953); Mount Sinai Hospital medical staff minute book (1943-1953); a copy of Dr David Eisen's publication "Toronto's Jewish doctors" (1960); and a photograph of the installation of officers of the Mt. Sinai Hospital Clinical Society (1939).
Use Conditions
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Descriptive Notes
Use Condition Note: Access partially restricted. There is sensitive material in the file, “Correspondence and Miscellaneous 1934-1940.” The majority of the file relates to the clinical society, but patient names are mentioned in a few instances. Additionally, the file "Scientific Papers" contains one paper by Dr. Ira Pollock that includes patient photographs.
Subjects
Hospitals
Physicians
Name Access
Eisen, David
Pollock, Ira
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto Jewish Medical Association
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 52; Series 2-5; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Women's Auxiliary series
Events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
52
Series
2-5
File
5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1962, 1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 158
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
158
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Shaar Shalom Synagogue
Subjects
Building
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
Don Mills Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Thornhill (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 159
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
159
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Shaar Shalom Synagogue
Subjects
Building
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
Don Mills Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Thornhill (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 160
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
160
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Shaar Shalom Synagogue
Subjects
Building
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
Don Mills Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Thornhill (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Public Relations and Publicity sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-6; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Public Relations and Publicity sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
5-6
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1980]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an article submitted to the Baycrest News, which profiles member George Hamell.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Programs and services series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 7; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Programs and services series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
7
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1965]-1980, 1988
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of general brochures, information handbooks, patient lists, and Audiology Clinic appointment form, and a map and directions to the Baycrest Centre.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
14
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Date
1917-2011
Physical Description
2.82 m of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
As early as 1916 the Ezras Noshem Society (a mutual benefit society for Jewish women) started to raise funds to purchase and renovate what would become The Toronto Jewish Old Folks' Home (Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care’s forerunner) after its members recognized the need for a home in Toronto where the Jewish elderly could receive kosher meals and communicate with staff in their own language. Property at 31 Cecil Street was purchased in 1917 and sometime between September 1918 and January 1920 the Home officially opened there. The Home was run by a small staff and the women of Ezras Noshem who volunteered their time to make beds, cook kosher meals, do laundry and sponsor fundraising events. By 1938 the Home had expanded into its neighboring houses at 29, 33, and 35 Cecil Street and was caring for 115 residents. It provided residents with synagogue services, a hospital ward and social activities. At this time the Home also became a member of the United Jewish Welfare Fund.
In 1946, the need for a larger and more modern building prompted a fundraising campaign, which was headed by Abe Posluns, to purchase and build a new facility. In December 1954, the new building opened at 3650 Bathurst Street and consisted of two new institutions: The Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital. This location continued to expand over the years, including a new building for residents in 1968, an apartment building for seniors called the Baycrest Terrace in 1976, and a community centre known as The Joseph E. and Minnie Wagman Centre in 1977. These additions enabled Baycrest to expand its programs to include a day care program, recreational programs, and a Sheltered Workshop which was run in cooperation with the Jewish Vocational Service and provided residents with employment. In 1986 a new Baycrest Hospital was erected, and in 1989, the Rotman Research Institute, which is also affiliated with the University of Toronto, opened to create a research facility where top researchers could study and find new treatment methods for the elderly.
In recent years, Baycrest’s services and programs have continued to expand. In 2000, the Apotex Centre, the Jewish Home for the Aged and the Louis and Leah Posluns Centre for Stroke and Cognition opened to help residents with progressive dementia caused by vascular disorders. In 2001 a condominium building opened at 2 Neptune Drive for seniors, and in 2003 the Sam and Ida Ross Memory Clinic was established to provide out-patient services for seniors with memory disorders. Baycrest Centre also provides numerous cultural and religious programs for the inhabitants and the greater community, including a heritage museum, art exhibits and a Holocaust program.
Custodial History
Records were donated to the OJA in a series of accessions from a variety of sources, including the Baycrest Women's Auxiliary and the Multicultural Historical Society of Ontario.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the history, governance, and activities of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. Included are meeting notices, agendas and minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, artifacts, constitutions, publications, press releases, financial records, event invitations, programs, a scrapbook, a poster, lists, theatrical scripts, newspaper clippings, brochures and booklets, flyers, a land deed, certificates, schedules, annual calendars, cards, questionnaires, and lists.
Fonds is arranged into eleven series: 1. Board of Directors and Executive Committee; 2. Annual General Meetings and Annual Reports; 3. Committees and meetings; 4. Women's Auxiliary; 5. Men's Service Group; 6. Toronto Jewish Old Folks Home; 7. Programs and services; 8. Religious services; 9. Fundraising; 10. Publications and publicity; and, 11. Events. Records are described to the file level with some item level descriptions.
Notes
Physical description note: Includes 1102 photographs, 4 coins, 2 posters, 1 badge, 1 pin, 1 key chain, 1 postcard, and 1 pen.
Associated material note: related material at Library and Archives Canada includes a small Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds, and the Eric Exton fonds. For architectural records see the Irving D. Boigon fonds 243 at the City of Toronto Archives (Boigon was an architect who designed many of Baycrest's buildings between the 1970s and 1990s). Contact Baycrest Centre's Heritage Museum for committee records from the 1930s, and consult Baycrest's website to access electronic copies of current issues of Baycrest's publications.
Name Access
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
Baycrest Hospital
Ezras Noshem Society (Toronto, Ont.)
Jewish Home for the Aged (Toronto, Ont.)
Jewish Old Folks Home (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Hospitals
Old age homes
Related Material
See Gordon Mendly Fonds 18, series 3-4; Jewish Vocational Services of Toronto fonds 75; United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds 67; accession # 2009-6-2; Dora Till Fonds 52; J. Irving Oelbaum Fonds 24; Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds 61, series 1-1; Gilbert Studios fonds 37; Ben Kayfetz fonds 62, series 3, file 3; JFWB fonds 87, series 6, files 5 and 6; JIAS fonds 9, series 7, file 1; Harold S. Kaplan fonds 27, series 1-4, and Morris Norman fonds 22.
Creator
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 1917-
Accession Number
1982-11-1
1983-11-2
1988-2-7
1979-9-17
1979-9-23
1987-9-7
2004-5-50
MG 2 O 1A
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
216
Material Format
textual record
Date
12 June 1970-21 July 1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
254
Material Format
textual record
Date
12 Jan. 1972-12 May 1972
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
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 106
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
106
Material Format
textual record
Date
1955-1956
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains Board of Director lists for the Mount Sinai Hospital and an itinerary for a volunteer training workshop held at the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
20 July 1951-20 Dec. 1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
31 Aug. 1951-31 Dec. 1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
3 Jan. 1952-15 Nov. 1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital. Also included is a summary report on fundraising pledges.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1955
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1955
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
10 Jan. 1956-23 Nov. 1956
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1956-1959
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1959-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the building of, and fundraising for, the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
David Green series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 105; Series 7; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Folks Farein fonds
David Green series
Level
File
Fonds
105
Series
7
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, annual reports and administrative forms for or related to the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital. Included in the file is the code of intake policies and procedures, the final draft of the constitution and general by-laws.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 55; Series 2; File 108
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
55
Series
2
File
108
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of a brochure announcing the official opening of the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital, December 12, 1954.
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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