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Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a copy of the agenda for the Brantford retreat and a notice that this retreat had been cancelled due to poor response.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 6; File 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
6
File
25
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning the Jewish Music Festival, United Jewish Appeal campaigns, community lectures and events, and lists of contributors to the United Israel Appeal.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings from St. Catharines related to hate literatures,
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings from St. Catharines concerning Jewish related issues
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harold S. Kaplan fonds
Architectural projects series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 27; Series 1; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harold S. Kaplan fonds
Architectural projects series
Level
File
Fonds
27
Series
1
File
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1940
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
3 exterior views of the theatre marquee (2 in daylight), and one view of the theatre lobby.
Notes
Title and creation date based on the content of the photographs, an inscription on one of the photographs, and Mandel Sprachman's published Inventory of Kaplan & Sprachman theatre projects (Historic Theatres' Trust Bulletin, Spring-Summer 1996).
Photographers: Brigdens.
Name Access
Brigdens
Subjects
Theaters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Accession Number
2003-6-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2009-8-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-8-2
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
19 photographs (jpg)
Date
[ca. 1940]-1974
Scope and Content
Accession consists of nineteen scanned photographs of the Slepkov family of St. Catharines, friends, and community members at special events. These include B'nai Brith picnics, beach trips, Hebrew School, bar mitzvah classes, the synagogue board, and a B'nai Brith Cub Scout troop.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 12; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
12
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
26 May 1957
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Photo shows community leaders Ben Sharpe of St. Catharines and Ben Lappin of Canadian Jewish Congress Toronto, with other unidentified individuals and a banner that reads "The Jewish Community of St. Catharines welcomes you on your Founding Day. May this be the beginning of a new era for our yo[uth?]." Identified in the photo: Stan Feldman, 3rd from left.
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
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 2; File 34
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
2
File
34
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
10 photographs : col. slides, b&w negatives ; 35 mm
Subjects
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2007-6-34
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-34
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (jpg)
Date
[1933?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a scanned copy of a photograph taken at the Lambert family's Port Dalhousie cottage. The donor, Eleanor Lambert (née Friedman), and her mother Channa Friedman are at the bottom right. Back row: Minna Anderson, Patty Walman, Sarah Meyers. Front row: Jean Matlow, Goldie Matlow, Esther Rivka Pomerantz, Channa Friedman, Eleanor Friedman.
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
Communities
Families
Outdoor recreation
Name Access
Lambert family
Places
Port Dalhousie, Ont.
St. Catharines, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-33
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-33
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
textual record (electronic)
Physical Description
9 photographs : b&w and col. (jpg)
1 document (jpg)
Date
[191-]-1980
Scope and Content
This accession consists of nine electronic copies of original photographs documenting the Nash family of St. Catharines, Ontario. Included are studio portraits and snapshots, taken in St. Catharines and Port Dalhousie. Also included is one electronic copy of a typwritten remembrances of Buncie Nashman written by Harold Nash and Rhonda Applebaum.
The photographs are as follows:
1. Rose Nash and Tzeine (sister) – two young women in photo, possibly before marriage to Jack.
2. Clara Cohen with baking at cottage at Port Dalhousie (not Rose as suspected) perhaps 1940s.
3. Jack and Rose Nash
4. Nash children, ca. 1930. Top, left to right: Molly, Maurice. Bottom, left to right: Dorothy, Ruth.
5. Nash family, 21 May 1929.
6. Maurice Nash in uniform (air force) with cousin, Henry Wexler, in US Army early 1940s.
7. Maurice Nash in uniform (air force) with cousin, Henry Wexler, in US Army, and unidentified woman, early 1940s.
8. Nash women at Harold’s 50th birthday party, 1980.
9. Harold and Eleanor in Port Dalhousie with cousins, ca. 1935.
Custodial History
The original photographs are in the possession of the donor. The OJA was granted permission to scan the photos in June 2007, as part of the Ontario Small Jewish Communities initiative. These copies were then donated to the Archives on 2007-06-05.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Families
Name Access
Nash family
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-36
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-36
Material Format
textual record
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (jpg)
1 textual record
Date
1923-2004
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one issue of the Jewish Standard, from June 2004, two scanned copy photographs of Sid Slepkov during the Second World War, and one scanned copy photograph of Sid's father Morris in front of his clothing store, the Fashion Cloak and Fur Co. in St. Catharines, Ontario.
The photographs are as follows:
1. Sydney Slepkov in decompression chamber, Second World War.
2. Morris Slepkov outside his store, 1923.
3. Sydney Slepkov, 1944.
Custodial History
The original photographs are in the possession of the donor. The OJA was granted permission to scan the photos in June 2007, as part of the Ontario Small Jewish Communities initiative. These copies were then donated to the Archives on 2007-06-04.
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
World War, 1939-1945
Business
Communities
Name Access
Slepkov, Sid
Slepkov, Morris
Places
St. Catharines, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-9-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-9-2
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
2 photographs (jpg) : b&w
Date
[ca.1925]-[ca.1932]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two scanned photographs. The first image is an early photograph of the Tomarin family. Identified from left to right: Geraldine Woolfson, Rhona Tomarin, Rachael Shube, Millie Tomarin (née Rudolph), Harry Tomarin, Tillie Revzen, and Benjamin Newman. The second photograph is of Samuel and Millie Tomarin.
Administrative History
The individuals in the photograph were all members of the St. Catharines’ Jewish community.
The Tomarin, Revzen, and Newman families were junk dealers whose plants flourished during the war, and the three families, who were related by marriage, became leading Canadian steel manufacturers.
Abraham Newman emigrated to St. Catharines from Russia in 1909, living with his aunt and uncle and helping them with their junk business. His wife, Mary, arrived in 1914, and later their two children, Rhoda and Harry, arrived in 1919. They had four children in Canada: Norman, Benjamin, Rebecca, and Gordon. Benjamin took over the company after Abe’s retirement and turned it into one of the largest steel manufacturers in Canada.
Abraham was also responsible for bringing many of his family members to Canada from Russia, including Morton Revzen in 1914; his orphaned niece, Geraldine Woolfson, in 1926; his mother, Rachael Shube; and his in-laws, the Tomarin family.
Aided by Abe Newman, Samuel and Millie Tomarin, their children Harry and Rhona, and Geraldine Woolfson, all moved to St. Catharines in 1926. Harry later married Adele Slepkov, and Rhona married Max Alexandroff. Rhona and Max’s son, Alan Alexandroff, donated the photographs.
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
Families
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 60
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
60
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains the 1951 self-survey of the Jewish community of St. Catharines, Ontario. Several self-surveys were conducted in the 1950s under the auspices of the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Subjects
Communities
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
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 1212
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
1212
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 601
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
601
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 2; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Ontario synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
2
File
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
17 photographs : col. slides, b&w prints and (1) negative ; 35 mm and 12 x 9 cm
Name Access
Congregation B'nai Israel (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Subjects
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2009-8-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-8-9
Material Format
graphic material
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
48 photographs : b&w and col. (1 jpg) ; 21x 25 cm or smaller
Date
[ca. 1910]-[ca. 1980]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of family snapshots and portraits of members of the Zet family of St. Catharines. They include images of the donor's grandmother, Sadie (Hyatt) Zet, and grandfather Morris Zet, their friends, children and grandchildren. Among the events documented are the wedding of Bernice Zet to Albert Shecter in 1946 at the Congregation B'nai Israel, officiated by Rabbi Herschel Shapiro (who officiated weddings from 1931-1956), and summer scenes at Crystal Beach including Bernice Zet, Freda Caplan, Claire Zet and Deborah Caplan. There are several photographs of a group of high school girls, including Anne Granek, Minnie Lefstein, Ann Caplan, Ethel Friedman, Sylvia and Frieda Greenberg, Rae Rosenberg, and Eve Luntz. There is also an image of twenty little girls dressed in white holding British flags on the occasion of the opening of the shul in 1925, and one of Celia Taube with her children. As well, there are pictures of "the gang" of couples at social occasions in the 1950s. Persons pictured include Bayla Katzman, Joel Zeldon, Anne Granek, Abe Herzog, Margaret Zeldon, Jenny Katzman, Joe Katzmean, Gert Granek, Bea Magder, Dave Kates, Sybil Cowitz, Elsie Kates, Chippie (Helen) Feldman, [unknown man], Syd Magder, Dolly Cooperman, Eleanor Lambert, Sarah (Sookie) Slepkov, and Sheila Newman.
Finally, there is a ca. 1908 portrait of Berel and Nachama Kaplan, great-aunt and uncle of the donor.
Administrative History
Morris Zet (Zatulove) immigrated to Toronto in 1913 at age 18. In Romania his family enjoyed prosperity as dairy farmers, but after being conscripted into the Russian army, he left, walking from Russia to Austria. After a year in Toronto, Morris moved to St. Catharines, where he boarded with the Adelsteins. There, he made a living peddling to the many workers building the Welland Canal. In 1917, Morris married Sadie Hyatt (her brother changed the family name to Goldberg in Canada), who had come to Toronto in 1914. Morris opened a men’s wear store on St. Paul’s Street in St Catharines called Zet’s Clothing. Ten years later in 1929, he closed this store and opened Zet’s Men’s Wear in nearby Thorald, though the family continued to live in St Catharines. In 1935, Sadie opened Zet’s Ladies Wear across the street in Thorald. Morris and Sadie Zet had 3 daughters whom they raised in St Catharines: Anne, Clare and Bernice. Anne is the donor's mother. She married Kelley Granek in St. Catharines in 1939. Clare married Sam Kranitz in 1940; Bernice married Albert Schecter of Toronto, also at the St. Catharines shul, in 1946.
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
Physical Desription note: two of the photographs are colour copies.
Subjects
Communities
Families
Name Access
Zet, Morris
Zet, Sadie
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 61
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
61
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a commemorative book for the shul's 25th anniversary (1951).
Name Access
Congregation B'nai Israel (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Subjects
Anniversaries
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
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 195
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
195
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978 - 1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait of Rabbi Richard J. Belson, the rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired June 1976.
Name Access
Belson, Rabbi Richard J.
Congregation B'nai Israel (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Subjects
Portraits
Rabbis
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
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2002-10-28
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2002-10-28
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
45 cm of textual records
Date
[1930-?]-[198-?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting the activities of the B'nai Brith Lord Melchett Lodge in St. Catharines, Ontario. Included is correspondence, booklets, ledgers, financial records, and lists.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Catharines, Ontario fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 76
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Catharines, Ontario fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
76
Material Format
multiple media
Date
1949-1999
Physical Description
66 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
In 1909, the congregation legally adopted the name Chavra B’nai Israel and R. J. Hoffman became the first president. Services were held at a variety of different homes, including those of Mr. Barnett and Mr. Zalavinsky.
After the synagogue was left a large bequest in 1917 by the Friedman family, the congregation decided to purchase the house that it had been renting earlier for $3,500. The partitions between the rooms were removed to construct the sanctuary. It still continued to house the Hebrew school and provide living accommodations for the teacher and shochtim.
Due to the expansion of the community after the First World War, the house became too small to accommodate the congregation. The community therefore began to plan for a new building. The Building Committee accepted a design submitted by Nicholson & McBeth and the shul was built by the Newman Brothers. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on September 14, 1924. Once the synagogue was completed, a larger ceremony took place in July 1925. Services were conducted according to Orthodox tradition and membership at that time was about 30 families.
The congregation adopted a constitution in 1945. The synagogue remained affiliated with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. Mixed seating emerged during the later years of the decade; however, Orthodox rabbis continued to serve the synagogue for years to come.
In 1981, the synagogue was incorporated as a charitable and religious organization. It also joined the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism organization. At this time, membership began to decline and they were barely able to maintain a minyan for daily and Friday night services.
In May 2002, B’nai Israel celebrated the 100th anniversary of the community. The celebration included an extended Shabbat service featuring Cantor Howard Shalowitz from New York, followed by a gala dinner on Saturday night with entertainment by the Toronto band Bais Groove.
Custodial History
The records were donated by individuals who were members of the synagogue as well as Congregation B'nai Israel from 1976 until 2009.
Scope and Content
The records document the activities of Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Catharines, Ontario. The material consists of textual, graphic, architectural and electronic records.
The fonds include bulletins, board of governors meeting minutes and reports, anniversary books, correspondence, sisterhood records, financial statements, constitutional documents, committee reports, building plans, Hebrew school materials and other items.
Photo identification:
001. Hebrew school graduating class, 1962. Top row, from left to right: Michael Mandel, Rabbi Dr. Israel Freedman, David Cooperman, Jerry Uretsky. Bottom row, from left to right: Peter Cooperman, Bruce Nepan, Marilyn Granek, Lorraine Tator, Linda Sherman, Rick Uretsky, Howard Slepkov.
002. 1974 bar mitzvah class. Eden Orvitz, Jocques Kesselman, Kevin Semson, Mr. Leo Possen, Ross Metzer, Larry Ritchie, Auby Fenig, Leslie Goldford.
003. B’nai Brith Cub Scouts, Fall 1959. B’nai Israel Scout and Cub Pack. This photo was taken as the Troop prepared for a parade in honour of Baden Powell’s birthday.
004. Synagogue board. Top row, from left to right: Harry Offstein, Harry Rubin, Eddie Offstein, Max Silver, Harry Tomarin, Martin Revzin, Jack Engel. Bottom row, from left to right: Ben Fruitman, Dave Katzman, Jacob Cooperman, Joseph Halperin, Saul Granek.
005: Unveiling of Holocaust monument in St. Catharines, Ontario, ca. 1960s. Standing in foreground from left: Herman Majerowitz, Leo Posen, Rabbi Freedman, Jacob Jacobs. Standing centre, behind Rabbi Freedman is Rabbi Joseph Ben David.
Notes
Physical Description Note: Includes 25 photographs (jpg), 8 architectural drawings (jpg), and 1 document (jpg).
Name Access
Congregation B'nai Israel (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Subjects
Synagogues
Physical Condition
Records are in good condition.
Arrangement
The records are arranged at the file level by function.
Creator
Congregation B'nai Israel (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-7-9; 2004-2-4; 2004-2-9; 2004-5-91; 2008-9-1; 2009-8-2; 2009-8-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 6; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
6
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning community events, programmes and fundraising activities.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 303
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
303
Material Format
textual record
Date
1988 - 1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 1228
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
1228
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979 - 1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 418
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
418
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of the Jewish community on parade in St. Catharines, in celebration of the Balfour Declaration. The photo depicts a group of children in white dresses marching down the street alongside several men and women.
Notes
Credit photographer Franklin Caplan when used.
Name Access
Balfour Declaration
Subjects
Parades
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Accession Number
Acquired 6 Feb. 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 419
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
419
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of the Jewish community on parade in St. Catharines, in celebration of the Balfour Declaration. The photo depicts a marching band and a group of men carrying a banner thanking Great Britain.
Notes
Credit photographer Franklin Caplan when used.
Name Access
Balfour Declaration
Subjects
Parades
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Accession Number
Acquired 6 Feb. 1975
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of the Jewish community on parade in St. Catharines, in celebration of the Balfour Declaration. The photo depicts a decorated car leading the parade down the street.
Notes
Credit photographer Franklin Caplan when used.
Name Access
Balfour Declaration
Subjects
Parades
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Accession Number
Acquired 6 Feb. 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 417
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
417
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of the Jewish community on parade in St. Catharines, in celebration of the Balfour Declaration. The photo depicts a group of young girls dressed in white, marching down the street alongside several men and women.
Notes
Credit photographer Franklin Caplan when used.
Name Access
Balfour Declaration
Subjects
Parades
Access Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Accession Number
Acquired 6 Feb. 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 340
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
340
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1961
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photograph of Phil Givens and George Liban at a fundraising dinner in Niagara Falls.
Name Access
Phil Givens
George Liban
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
33
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning Jewish related issues in Niagara Falls
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
68
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding Jewish related issues in the Niagara Peninsula
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2009-3-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-3-1
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20 x 26 cm or smaller
1 folder of textual records
Date
1941-1963
Scope and Content
This accession consists of five photographs documenting the Niagara Rug Company of Niagara Falls, Ontario. The photos include a group image of the company's staff and owner Abe Bogomolny standing in front of the original building on Centre Street, an interior shot of the factory on Victoria Street featuring the looms, two photos of Abe and Hymie Bogomolny inspecting raw materials in the factory on Victoria Street, as well as a portrait of Abe Bogomolny. The accession also consists of one copy of a Niagara Rug Co. promotional flyer.
Subjects
Business
Name Access
Niagara Rug Company
Enchin, Brenda
Bogomolny, Abe
Bogomolny, Hymie
Places
Niagara Falls (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1976-7-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1976-7-9
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1927-1962
Scope and Content
Accession consists of materials pertaining to the life of Saul Einhorn of Oshawa, Ontario. Included are his Canadian naturalization certificate, ketubah for his first marriage, newspaper obituaries, and a letter of condolence to his widow from the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Subjects
Ketubah
Letters
Obituaries
Name Access
Einhorn, Saul
Places
Oshawa (Ont.)
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Henry Rosenbaum fonds
Photograph series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 121; Series 1; Item 189
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Rosenbaum fonds
Photograph series
Level
Item
Fonds
121
Series
1
Item
189
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1958
Physical Description
1 photograph : b & w ; 9 cm x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a b & w photo taken in Niagara Falls, Canada in May 1958. From left to right are Henry Rosenbaum, Brenda Rosenbaum, Bella Rosenbaum and Larry Anklewicz.
Subjects
Portraits
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
Accession Number
2004-5-145
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-145
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w
Date
[195-?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs of a conference at Niagara Falls Ontario.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-21
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-21
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
graphic material
Physical Description
17 photographs (jpgs)
2 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm and 9 x 9 cm
Date
[ca. 1940]-1973
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 17 scanned photographs of the Greenspan family of Niagara Falls.Included are photos of local children, special family and local events, couples and a B'nai Brith picnic. In addition to the Greenspan family, other families identified in the photographs include the Enchin, Bogomolny and Schneiderman families.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-25
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-25
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Date
1929-1952 (copied 2008)
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs of Harold Stein with his parents, brother Richard, and grandmother Emma Levine taken between 1929 and 1949. There is also a photo of Harold's wife Ann Bochner Stein in 1952.
Administrative History
Louis Stein and Sadie Levine were children of Polish immigrants who met and married in Toronto around 1920. Louis Stein opened Stein's Ladies Wear in Niagara Falls, running the successful business for many decades. In the 1950s the store merged with his brother-in-law's store, Zuker's Furs and Ladies' Wear (owned by Phil Zuker, married to Sadie's sister Esther). The stores soon separated again, however. Harold Stein was born in 1929 in Niagara Falls.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-26
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-26
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
8 photographs : b&w and col. ; 10 x 15 cm or smaller
Date
[ca. 1920]-1994
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs pertaining to the Salit family and the Jewish community of Niagara Falls, Ontario. There is a newspaper clipping, an advertisement for Myer Salit Limited and a fiftieth-anniversary commemorative book for Congregation B'Nai Israel, St Catharines, Ontario (1975).
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
Communities
Families
Synagogues
Places
Niagara Falls (Ont.)
St. Catharines (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-11-15
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-11-15
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
36 photographs : b&w & col. (jpg)
Date
1945-[1966?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 36 scanned photographs documenting Sandy Roff's family and friends in Niagara Falls. There are five wedding photographs, 19 photographs of the wedding of donor Sandra Gold to Harvey Roff in 1966, and other snapshots of family and friends such as the Bogomolny and Greenspan families. There is also a photograph of the 1954-1955 Niagara Falls Hebrew School students and rabbi.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Frankel and Draper family fonds
Carl and Dorothy Frankel photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 104; File 2; Item 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Frankel and Draper family fonds
Carl and Dorothy Frankel photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
104
File
2
Item
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1919]
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Carl Frankel (on the right) and two other men identified as Louis and Herman at Niagara Falls.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 115; Series 1-2; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
115
Series
1-2
File
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]-[ca. 1935]
Physical Description
51 photographs : b&w (28 negatives) ; 11 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File contains negatives and photographs documenting the family’s trips to Niagara Falls. Pictured in the photographs are Samuel Aaron, Rose, Sydney, Thelma and Yetta Geldzaeler.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Rosenbaum fonds
Photograph series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 121; Series 1; Item 190
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Rosenbaum fonds
Photograph series
Level
Item
Fonds
121
Series
1
Item
190
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1967
Physical Description
1 photograph : b & w ; 13 cm x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a b & w photo taken in 1967 at the floral clock close to Niagara Falls Canada. Standing from left to right are Bella Rosenbaum, Henry Rosenbaum, Linda Goldstein, Murray Rosenbaum, lady behind Murray is Leah Oren, Regina Goldstein, Hela Anklewicz, Rivi Anklewicz and David Oren on the far right.
Subjects
Portraits
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
Henry Rosenbaum fonds
Photograph series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 121; Series 1; Item 191
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Rosenbaum fonds
Photograph series
Level
Item
Fonds
121
Series
1
Item
191
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b & w ; 8 cm x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a b & w photo taken in Niagara Falls, Canada. Standing on the far left is Bella Rosenbaum, with Esther and Joe Tzashnik and their daughter Lydia, in the late 1950's.
Subjects
Portraits
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
Accession Number
1977-8-11
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1977-8-11
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1940-1966
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material from B'nai Jacob Congregation in Niagara Falls, Ontario. These include bank cheques, utility and hardware bills, insurance policy statements from the 1940s, general correspondence, as well as a report on the dedication of the rebuilt synagogue.
Subjects
Synagogues
Communities
Name Access
B'nai Jacob Congregation (Niagara Falls, Ont.)
Places
Niagara Falls, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-32
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-32
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
2 b&w photographs (copies)
Date
[193?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two scanned photographs of work scene in front of the Myer Salit Scrap Metal yard, Niagara Falls.
Custodial History
The records were transferred to the OJA as part of the Ontario Small Jewish Communities initiative.
Administrative History
The donor, Larry Cohen, was born 1931. His grandfather, Myer Salit, was born in Brest Litovski, Poland. At the age of twenty-three he booked passage to America on the S.S. Norge. On June 28, 1904 the ship struck a reef off the coast of Scotland and sank. Mr. Salit survived, along with approximately 160 other passengers, and made his way to New York and then St. Catharines, where his brother-in-law, Harry Rubin, was a scrap metal dealer. In 1905 he moved to Niagara Falls and set up his own scrap metal business. He was the first Jewish resident of that community.
Over time, the business prospered and grew. After the Second World War, his son-in-law Irvin Feldman and grandson Larry Cohen joined the business. The company began to diversify, selling new and used steel products to local industry. Myer Salit passed away in 1958 and left the business in the hands of Irvin and Larry. By the 1960s, the company branched out and became a reinforcing steel (rebar) fabricator and changed its name to Salit Steel.
During the 1980s the family sold off the scrap metal division of the company. Mr. Feldman retired and the responsibility for managing the firm was shared by Larry Cohen and Steven Cohen, Myer's great-grandson. The company has continued to expand and diversify and currently serves the needs of Southern Ontario.
Use Conditions
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Descriptive Notes
Related Material Note: See AC 302 for an oral history for Larry Cohen.
Subjects
Occupations
Communities
Name Access
Salit, Myer
Places
Niagara Falls, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-23
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-23
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
5 cm textual records
22 photographs : b&w (4 jpg)
Date
ca.1928-1994
Scope and Content
Accession consists of textual records and photographs pertaining to the interrelated Bogomolny and Greenspan families of Niagara Falls. Included is correspondence and speeches relating to Hadassah, a 1957 Sisterhood cookbook, a Hadassah-WIZO 75th anniversary Commemorative Book, a syngagogue yearbook 1960-1961, B'nai B'rith certificates of Abe Bogomolny's, programmes and invitations to special events, two picture postcards and other family photographs, newspaper clippings relating to the Bogomolnys, and immigration documents from 1928. Also included is a senior undergraduate research paper written by Gerald Enchin (originally of Kitchener), entitled, "A Locational Analysis of the Kitchener-Waterloo Jewish Community," 1971.
Custodial History
Many of these records were collected and created by Jennie Greenspan Bogomolny, mother of the donor. They were passed to Brenda upon Jennie's death and kept until they came to the OJA.
Administrative History
Brenda Bogomolny Enchin is the daughter of Jennie Greenspan and Abe Bogomolny. Jennie was 8 years old in 1928 when she came to Canada with her mother and three brothers. Jennie's mother, Faige Bracha Pomerantz, posed as a widow coming to marry Morris Greenspan, even though they were already married. Morris had come ahead to Ontario where his brother Samuel was already settled. The accession includes documents from the rabbi in Poland attesting to Faige's widowed status so that she could get into Canada. Jennie's older brother was Joseph (father of Eddie and Brian Greenspan). Her younger brother, Abram, is living in Dundas as of 2008. The youngest child was Samuel, who was born in Sept. 1927 just a month after Morris had left Poland, so he met his youngest son a year later. Samuel died at age 48 in 1975.
Brenda’s mother Jennie married Abraham Bogomolny in 1946. He came to Niagara Falls in the 1930s, and with his brother Hymie opened the Niagara Rug Company, with braided and woven rugs. They were the biggest suppliers to department stores like Woolworths and Eaton’s. There was a fire in May 1968. Jennie was an elementary school teacher, she taught at Memorial School where the Greenspan children went, and Battleford Elementary School, which now gives out the Jennie Bogomolny Citizenship Award every year.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 691
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
691
Material Format
textual record
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 1223
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
1223
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Shirley Gold, who wrote on behalf of the Rose Dunkelman Chapter of Hadassah in Niagara Falls, Ontario, inviting Ben to be the chapter's guest speaker at its upcoming 35th anniversary.
Notes
For more information about Rose Dunkelman, please see the Rose Dunkelman Fonds.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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