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Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Jewish community building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Jewish community building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
1
File
9
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
[ca.1921]
Physical Description
1 architectural drawing : pencil and hand col. pencil crayon on cardboard ; 42 x 54 cm
Admin History/Bio
Originally named the Cosmopolitan Club, the Primrose Club was as an elite Jewish men's club (women were allowed to join in later years) that was founded in 1909 by prominent members of the Jewish Community. The building housing the club was located at 41 Willcocks Street, and was originally built in the 1880s as the residence of the Campbell family. In 1921, the home was redesigned by Benjamin Brown and Robert McConnell as the new home of the Primrose Club. In 1959, it was appropriated by the University of Toronto and is currently the home of the University of Toronto Faculty Club. It was designated as a heritage building in 1980.
Scope and Content
File consists of an elevation drawing of the Primrose Club at 41 Willcocks Street.
Notes
See - http://magazine.utoronto.ca/feature/history-of-faculty-club-u-of-t/ - for a more detailed history of the building.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Clubs
Places
Willcocks Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Other organizations series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 52; Series 7; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Other organizations series
Level
Item
Fonds
52
Series
7
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm on matte 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the exterior of the Primrose Club on Willcocks Street in Toronto.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Clubs
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
Willcocks Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Personal series
Personal awards and tributes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 52; Series 8-1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Personal series
Personal awards and tributes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
52
Series
8-1
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1980-1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 Nov. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Primrose Club was founded in Toronto in 1907 as the Cosmopolitan Club, an elite Jewish men's social club. In 1959, the club's building at 41 Willcocks Street was expropriated by the University of Toronto (and currently houses the university's Faculty Club), and the club subsequently moved to a new building at Russell Road & St. Clair, designed by Kaplan & Sprachman. It has since been demolished and a condominium has been put up in its place by Ken Rotenberg, a Toronto developer.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil and Min Givens attending an event at the Primrose Club.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Physical Condition
Photograph has many stress and crease marks
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4200
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4200
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1930
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 55 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a panoramic photograph of children at the Primrose Club in Toronto at 41 Willcocks Street. Identified individuals include: Herbert Epstein, Bert Rosenberg, Boris Adelberg, Ruthetta Kaplan Reiss, Joseph Kronick, Cliff Solway, Gil Shully, Joel Freisman, Sheldon Kert, Selma Vise Lichtman, Martin Factor, Sid Schipper, Ken Rotenberg, Earl Rotenberg, Mandel Sprachman, Ira Pollock.
Notes
Please see accession record for locations of cited individuals.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Children
Parties
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.
Creator
The Panoramic Camera Company
Places
Willcocks Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1987-9-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
File
Fonds
22
File
15
Material Format
textual record
Date
1932
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission series
Official engagements sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 5-3; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission series
Official engagements sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
5-3
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1984
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 13 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Primrose Club was founded in Toronto in 1907 as the Cosmopolitan Club, an elite Jewish men's social club. In 1959, the club's building at 41 Willcocks Street was expropriated by the University of Toronto (and currently houses the university's Faculty Club), and the club subsequently moved to a new building at Russell Road & St. Clair, designed by Kaplan & Sprachman. It has since been demolished and a condominium has been put up in its place by Ken Rotenberg, a Toronto developer.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens meeting with a group of Police Chiefs. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): James Mackie, Harold Adamson, Jack Ackroyd, Jack Marks, Phil Givens.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Police
Places
Russell Hill Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Saint Clair Avenue West (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Address
41 Willcocks Street
Source
Landmarks

The Primrose Club was founded in Toronto in 1907 as the Cosmopolitan Club, an elite Jewish men's social club. Its members included many prominent leaders of the Jewish community. It was originally located on Beverley Street. In 1921, 41 Willcocks Street which was originally built as a family home, was redesigned by architect Benjamin Brown and Robert McConnell to be the new home of the Primrose Club. In 1959, the club's building at 41 Willcocks Street was expropriated by the University of Toronto (and currently houses the university's Faculty Club), and the club subsequently moved to a new building at Russell Hill Road and St. Clair, designed by Kaplan & Sprachman. This building has since been demolished and replaced with condominiums.
Address
41 Willcocks Street
Time Period
1921-1959
Scope Note
The Primrose Club was founded in Toronto in 1907 as the Cosmopolitan Club, an elite Jewish men's social club. Its members included many prominent leaders of the Jewish community. It was originally located on Beverley Street. In 1921, 41 Willcocks Street which was originally built as a family home, was redesigned by architect Benjamin Brown and Robert McConnell to be the new home of the Primrose Club. In 1959, the club's building at 41 Willcocks Street was expropriated by the University of Toronto (and currently houses the university's Faculty Club), and the club subsequently moved to a new building at Russell Hill Road and St. Clair, designed by Kaplan & Sprachman. This building has since been demolished and replaced with condominiums.
Category
Private Clubs
Architecture
Source
Landmarks
Accession Number
2010-6-22
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-6-22
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
1.55 m of textual records and other material
Date
1958-[ca.2009]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting the operations, programs and events of the Lions Club of Forest Hill. Non-textual records include photographs, a VHS tape of the closing affair memorial service (June 1996), a floppy disk, Club vests with pins and metal badges. The textual records include newsletters, correspondence, brochures, member lists, certificates of duty, organizational charts, receipts, meeting minutes and agendas. Textual records also include announcements and financial records from charity and fundraising events put on by the Lions Club and a book titled, "The Toronto Lion" about different club histories in Toronto.
Descriptive Notes
Physical description note: includes 2 vests, ca. 50 pins, ca. 50 photographs, 1 floppy disk, and 1 VHS tape
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1646
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1646
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1921]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
This print is a reproduction of an architectural drawing of the Primrose Club in Toronto.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
Clubs
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
See fonds 49, series 1, file 9 for the original drawing.
Places
Willcocks Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4849
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4849
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1944
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Name Access
Elston, Sarah
Glenholme Ave
St. Clair Ave
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
1989-11-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Reference materials series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 5; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Reference materials series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
5
File
10
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1932
Physical Description
2 architectural drawings : blueprints; 50 cm length or smaller and 4 cm diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of elevations and a floor plan.
Notes
Building was designed by E. Telfer Arnoldi.
Related Material
See File 49-3-27 for plans of the branch office, located at 464 Queen Street East.
See File 49-3-13 for plans of the head office, located at 735/737 Queen Street West.
Places
St. Clair Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 42
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
42
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
[ca.1925]
Physical Description
2 architectural drawings : blueprints ; 54 cm length or smaller and 3 cm diam.
Admin History/Bio
John H. McKnight had an office at 600 Bay Street, in the same building as Benjamin Brown.
Scope and Content
File consists of floor plans and elevation drawings.
Related Material
See File 49-3-9 for architectural drawings of a gasoline service station for Mr. John H. McKnight.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 103
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
103
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
[ca.1935]
Physical Description
3 architectural drawings : pencil on tracing paper ; 67 cm length or smaller and 6 cm diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of architectural drawings of a two storey banana warehouse for Mr. Pasquale Meschino on St. Clair Avenue. Floor plans, sections, elevation drawings and a roof plan are included.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harold S. Kaplan fonds
Architectural projects series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 27; Series 1; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harold S. Kaplan fonds
Architectural projects series
Level
File
Fonds
27
Series
1
File
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of entrance to the building.
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
Saint Clair Avenue West (Toronto, Ont.)
Spadina Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
2003-6-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1998-3-24
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1998-3-24
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1902-1984
Scope and Content
Accession consists of personal documents and correspondence pertaining to the lives of Claire and Paul Wertheimer.The documents are in German, Latin and French as well as English. Included are Austrian birth and marriage certificates for both, Paul's school transcript (Wein, Austria 1920-23), letters confirming his attendance at the University of Wein (1931-33), as well as employment references (France 1938, 1945). In addition there are United States Naturalization certificates for Paul and Claire (1957) and correspondence from relatives concerning the Hebrew and English inscriptions on the Wertheimers' headstones in Pardes Shalom Cemetery in Maple, Ontario.
Administrative History
Claire was born in 1903 in Czernovicz, Austria. Paul was born in 1903 in Wein, Austria. They were married in 1926 in Wein. Documents indicate that they lived in France in the late 1930s and were in the United States by the early 1950s.They died within a day of each other in 1983 and are buried north of Toronto, Ontario.
Use Conditions
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Name Access
Wertheimer, Claire, 1903-1983
Wertheimer, Paul, 1903-1983
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Kulanu Toronto fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 124; Series 1-4; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Kulanu Toronto fonds
Level
File
Fonds
124
Series
1-4
File
9
Material Format
textual record (electronic)
Date
2011
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records (electronic)
Scope and Content
File consists of a communication from Joanne Hill to Justine Apple inquiring about Kulanu Toronto's willingness to participate in a dispute resolution process to resolve issues between it and Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QuAIA).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Hill, J.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, J.
Page Number
592
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, Margaret
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, Margaret
Page Number
786
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
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 138
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
138
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936
Physical Description
17 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 or smaller
Scope and Content
The first all-Jewish weight-lifiting club in Canada. Back row from left to right: Nat Crystal, Moe Stolberg, Sam Milstone, Harry Moscoe, Juda Lapidus, Isadore Keshen and Dave Brown. Second row: Sol Kline, Joe Sklar, Isadore Bass, Berney Rosen, Murray Krugel and Bill Gryfe (coach). Third row: Ben Pinkus, Isadore Crystal, Joe Goodman, Hye Marks, Sam Cooper, Nat Feldbaum and Sam Ginsberg. Seated front row with barbells: Jack Handler and Abe Ginsberg.
Notes
There are two copies of the image of the 1936 club.
Subjects
Weight lifters
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 6517
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6517
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1929?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Yehoash Club in Toronto.
The men in the photograph include: Kenneth Freeman, Avram Green, Jack Mitchell, Hy Kirshenbaum, Harry Steiner, Lou Lazonick, and Lou Kirshenbaum. See the photocopy accompanying the photograph for their exact position.
Notes
Title taken from inscription on the photograph.
The smaller photograph is a copy of the larger.
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
1990-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6043
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6043
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1925]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the members of the Orion Club in Toronto. Pictured are Harry Arnoff; Isaac Naftolin; Max Malkin and Hymie Silverberg.
Notes
For partial identification, see accession record.
Subjects
Clubs
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
1992-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4441
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4441
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1917]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Admin History/Bio
According to Joseph Lazarus, the Felix Club was started around 1916 by Joseph, Benjamin, Rebecca and "Mimi" Lazarus and their friends in Toronto. Benjamin and Joseph Lazarus emigrated to the United States after 1920 when the rest of the Lazarus family emigrated from Toronto.
Notes
For identification, see back of photograph.
Name Access
Lazarus, Joseph
Lazarus, Mimi
Lazarus, Benjamin
Lazarus, Rebecca
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
1988-11-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3208
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3208
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1944
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Photograph of Bais Yehuda Congregation, Dovercourt Rd., Toronto with Talmud Torah students, teachers, and synagogue officials.
Notes
For identification information, see accession record.
Name Access
Bais Yehuda Congregation
Talmud Torah
Subjects
Architecture
Synagogues
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
Dovercourt Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Ossington Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Hill, John Walker
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, John Walker
Page Number
771
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, Mr. & Mrs.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, Mr. & Mrs.
Page Number
458
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, W. W.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Hill, W. W.
Page Number
688
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Scenes from The Ward in the early 20th Century fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 43; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Scenes from The Ward in the early 20th Century fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
43
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
3 slides : b&w ; 8 x 8 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Photograph of Teraulay St. (now Bay St.) showing pedestrian activity, 2 men on bicycles, a peddler's cart and several storefronts and buildings. The name on the window of the second hand furniture store is Liptchts (Lipchitz's). The Old City Hall clock tower can be faintly seen on the left hand side of the photo.
Notes
Original photo is a glass slide.
Title is taken from a label on the slide.
Name Access
Lipchitz's
Subjects
Streets
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
Bay Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Teraulay Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
2005-5-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 693
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
693
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1922
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Admin History/Bio
The store was located on St. Clair Ave., west of Landsdowne.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Sylvia Kaplan inside the I. Rosenbaum Dry Goods store at 1651 St. Clair Avenue West in Toronto. I. Rosenbaum was Sylvia Kaplan's father.
Name Access
I. Rosenbaum Dry Goods
Kaplan, Sylvia
Subjects
Dry-goods
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
Saint Clair Avenue West (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2369
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2369
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1934]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Admin History/Bio
The Ha-Gi-La Club met on Stephanie Street. The club's name was suggested by Rabbi Gordon, which means Happy-Go-Lucky.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of women in of the Ha-Gi-La Club. The portrait was taken in a parlour.
Notes
Photo by A. Andreassen, 27 Gerrard St., Toronto.
Name Access
Ha-Gi-La Club
Subjects
Clubs
Mother's Day
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
Claremont Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2016-11-21
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-11-21
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Date
6 July 1927
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of young men who were members of Hakoah Vienna, an all Jewish social-athletic sports club. On the reverse of the photograph are signatures of the famous sports club and a German inscription "In memmory of the cameraderie of the sport club Hakoah". Signatures identified include: Max Scheuer; [Béla Guttmann?]; [Schwartzbein?]; Joseph Stross.
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.
Descriptive Notes
History: According to Wikipedia article Hakoah Vienna, "Hakoah", Hebrew for strength, is the name of a Jewish sports club established in Vienna in ca. 1909 and and closed by the Nazis in [1938 or 1941]. In 1945, the club re-formed its football team only, which disbanded in 1949.
Subjects
Sports
Clubs
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Herzl Zion Club of Toronto sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Herzl Zion Club of Toronto sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
18
Series
3-3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1958-1970
Physical Description
27 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm and 6 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Herzl Zion Club of Toronto was organized in 1910 by John Shayne, as a Jewish boys fraternal club. Members of the club engaged in athletic activates, minstrel shows, debates and lecture series and other cultural activities such as dances and theatrical productions. They were famous for their staged follies at the Loew's Winter Garden Theatre on Yonge Street.
The Club originally met on Sundays at the Zionist Institute, until they purchased their own clubhouse at 210 Beverley Street after the First World War. By the end of the 1920s, as many of the boys entered the professions and got married, the club experienced a waning in membership and was eventually forced to disband.
In May 1943, a reunion was organized by former members Jack Samuel and Nat Gollom. The following year the club re-formed, but this time with a greater emphasis placed on fundraising, specifically for the Combined Palestine Appeal (later the United Jewish Appeal) and the Hebrew University. The Club also began publishing an internal newsletter entitled the Herzl Zion Digest. They later affiliated with the Zionist Organization of Canada, Central Region, and often sent delegates to ZOC conferences.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of negatives documenting the events and activities of the Herzl Zion Club of Toronto. The images depict members at installation banquets and officers' meetings, bowling league events, and various campaign fundraisers. The negatives have been arranged chronologically by event and are described at the file or item level.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1986-11-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1986-11-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1946-1961
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material pertaining to the Tri-Bell Recreation and Athletic Club Toronto. Included are a program, yearbooks, and two copies of the twenty-fifth anniversary commemorative book.
Descriptive Notes
The Tri-Bell Club's records were left in the possession of the Richmond Hill Country Club. It is from the latter that the OJA received the records.
MG_RG
MG 2 N 1D
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1477
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1477
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of members of the Orion Club as well as some women.
Name Access
Orion Club
Subjects
Clubs
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto Islands (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1476
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1476
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of members of the Orion Club in athletic clothing and showing off their athleticism.
Name Access
Orion Club
Subjects
Clubs
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto Islands (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4843
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4843
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1929 and 1932]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
This composite of portraits reads: Judean Glee Club, Court no. 1 of the Knights of Kibbiedom.
Notes
Photo by Famous Studios.
Subjects
Societies
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
1989-11-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4628
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4628
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Left to right: David E. Newman; Maurice Berg; Myer Bromberg; Dr. Mark Zimmerman.
Name Access
Balfour Club
Berg, Maurice, 1913-1993
Bromberg, Myer
Newman, David E.
Zimmerman, Dr. Mark
Subjects
Clubs
Portraits, Group
Zionists
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
1981-11-4
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 112
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
112
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the exclusion of the Jewish Hudson Tennis Club from the Toronto Tennis League.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Subjects
Clubs
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Residential building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Residential building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
2
File
8
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1934
Physical Description
13 architectural drawings : 8 pencil on tracing paper, some hand col., pencil crayon and watercolour, 5 on verso of blueprints ; 55 cm length or smaller and 6 cm diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of architectural drawings of the two storey, three bedroom home of Mr. Bernard Weinberg at 1593 Bathurst Street. Floor plans, sections, elevation drawings, a drawing of the detailing on the main entrance, and a high quality colour drawing of a mantelpiece are included.
Notes
5 drawings are on the verso of discarded blueprints.
Physical Condition
Some materials are slightly torn.
Places
Bathurst Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 127
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
127
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1978 or 1979]
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Magen David Sephardic Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
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
McAllister Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1169
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1169
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1921 or 1922]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Notes
Item is a photograph of Menachem Mendel Hyman standing on the sidewalk holding a book.
Name Access
Hyman, Menachem Mendel
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
Kensington Market (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1008
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1008
Material Format
graphic material
Date
10 July 1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Anne Collis (m. Pinsky) standing on the back of a truck in Rouge Hill, Ontario near Oshawa. She is wearing a summer dress and is holding an umbrella.
Name Access
Pinsky, Anne
Subjects
Women
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
Oshawa (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Provincial politics series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 6; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Provincial politics series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
6
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' time as an MPP for the York-Forest Hill riding. Included is general correspondence regarding taxation and pension contributions, event planning, and constituent concerns. Also contains newsclippings sent to Givens by colleagues.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 122
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
122
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1978 or 1979]
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Magen David Sephardic Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
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
McAllister Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 123
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
123
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1978 or 1979]
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Magen David Sephardic Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
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
McAllister Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 124
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
124
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1978 or 1979]
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Magen David Sephardic Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
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
McAllister Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 125
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
125
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1978 or 1979]
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Magen David Sephardic Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
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
McAllister Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 99; Item 126
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
George Morrison fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
99
Item
126
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1978 or 1979]
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 35 mm
Name Access
Magen David Sephardic Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Architecture
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
McAllister Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2866
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2866
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph from left to right are: Yossel Osolky, Irving Gula, Rabbi A. A. Price, Rabbi Erwin Schild, Rabbi Albert Pappenheim, [unknown], [unknown], Rabbi Joshua Hershon (Montreal), [unknown], Harry Gula, [unknown].
Name Access
Gula, Harry
Gula, Irving
Gula Matzah Factory (Toronto, Ont.)
Herson, Rabbi Joshua
Osolky, Yossel
Pappenheim, Rabbi Albert
Price, Rabbi A. A.
Schild, Erwin
Subjects
Factories
Matzos
Rabbis
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
Monarch Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-2-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3699
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3699
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Name Access
Workers' Sport Group
Kingston Road
Subjects
Sports
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
Kingston Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1985-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
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