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Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence between Maurice Berg and Dr George Liban.
Name Access
Berg, Maurice, 1913-1993
George Liban
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 41
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
41
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[191-]-[ca. 1989]
Physical Description
29 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Maurice "Moishe" Berg (1913-1993) was a Toronto businessman who devoted much of his life to Jewish communal work and particularly to Zionist work. He was born on July 29th, 1913 in Russia to Rachel and Jacob Hochberg. He came to Canada in 1920, with his mother, two brothers, and one sister.
Berg was educated in Toronto and became president of Maple Leaf Press, a printing and office furniture company that was founded in 1945. He was also an active member and leader of Canadian Young Judaea and past president of Ajalon Lodge. He became president of the Central Region of Young Judaea, and later, national president. He was also chairman of the Regional Young Judaea Committee and chairman of the Biluim Committee. Berg was instrumental in starting up Camp Shalom. He also served on the Board of Directors of the YM & YWHA and was active with many other Jewish groups and organizations. He was affliliated with Adath Sholom Congregation. Maurice Berg died on February 27th, 1993.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records related to the personal and professional life of Maurice Berg and his involvement with various Zionist organizations. These organizations include Ajalon Lodge and Canadian Young Judaea. The records include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, certificates, programmes, ephemera, clippings, bulletins, and an award certificate.
Notes
Includes 111 photographs : b&w and col., 3 scrapbooks, 1 album of philatelic records, and 1 artifact (Artifact #291).
Name Access
Berg, Maurice, 1913-1993
Subjects
Zionism
Physical Condition
Good.
Related Material
See also photo #4627, 4628, and 4650
See also fonds 2 : 6 : 62 : Item 1
See also fonds 28-1 : 4 : 12
See also fonds 28-1 : 7 : 22
Arrangement
The fonds has been arranged and described as 21 files and 1 item by the archivist. The original order was maintained where it was discernible. The scrapbooks were kept intact though some were taken out of their original physical enclosure where possible for conservation purposes. The records have been placed in acid-free folders
Creator
Berg, Maurice, 1913-1993
Accession Number
1988-11-14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
6
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[193-?]-1977
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records and graphic material (1 scrapbook)
Scope and Content
This file consists of one scrapbook compiled by Maurice Berg of photographs, clippings, and certificates from the Jewish National Fund of Canada, Ajalon Lodge, Camp Shalom, and other Zionist organizations.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
16
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
31 Jan. 1960
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records and graphic material (1 album)
Scope and Content
This file consists of an album entitled, "This is your life", a testimonial reception held by Canadian Young Judaea in honour of Maurice Berg. The album contains certificates, an invitation, photographs, correspondence, clippings, a script of reception proceedings, guest lists, and guest book signatures.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 41; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
41
Item
1
Material Format
object
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 trophy : silver and brass, mounted on black plastic ; 15 x 15 cm circumference
Admin History/Bio
Ajalon Lodge was originally established in 1927 as a Young Judaea Club. In September 1935, it officially became a lodge of the Zionist Order Habonim. The lodge was very involved in raising money for Israel (mostly through the UJA), promoting Zionism, and recruiting new members for the Zionist Organization of Canada. Many members fought in the Second World War. The wives of some of the members formed the Ajalon Ladies Auxiliary in 1944. Maurice Berg became a member of Ajalon Lodge in January 1933.
Scope and Content
Item is an Ajalon Lodge award given to Maurice Berg in 1954. The award consists of a silver cup with two handles mounted on a black plastic stand. A gold plaque is mounted on the stand with a description of the award which reads: "Ajalon Award 25th Anniversary 1954 Maurice Berg."
Notes
Artifact #291.
Subjects
Awards
Physical Condition
In poor condition.
Tarnished and scratched.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 15; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Level
File
Fonds
15
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1904, 1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of two diaries. One is a personal handwritten diary with entries during the year 1904, the other is a Jewish calendar-diary for 1951-1952, corresponding to 5712 on the Jewish calendar.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Jewish military portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 2; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Jewish military portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
2
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 12 x 17 cm and 13 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of Morton Berg.
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
Accession Number
2014-5-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-5-8
Material Format
textual record
moving images
graphic material
Physical Description
2 m of textual records
10 film reels : 8mm
ca. 300 photographs
Date
[192-]-[200-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting the Steinberg family. The bulk of the material was collected and created by Elise Steinberg. Included are photographs and slides, family films, Israel and Miriam's wedding album and honeymoon scrapbook, correspondence and greeting cards, newsletters, Holy Blossom Temple bulletins, newsletters, certificates, Elise's school notebooks and assignments, and financial and legal records pertaining to the estate of Joseph Steinberg. Of particular note are Elise Steinberg's diaries which span the years from 1974 to 1984. Also of note is material documenting the family's resignation from Holy Blossom Temple.
Custodial History
The material came into the possession of Charles Levi and his parents after the death of Israel and Miriam Steinberg.
Administrative History
Irving (Israel) Steinberg was born to Joseph and Leah Steinberg (Schindermann) on January 16, 1919. Joseph and Leah had immigrated to Canada in 1914. They initially lived in Peterborough, but moved to Toronto by 1921. They lived in Toronto for a few years, but evetually settled in Sudbury and opened the Toronto Bargain Store.
Irving joined the Canadian army in 1942 and served in Canada. He married Miriam (from Philadelphia) and they lived in Toronto. They had one daughter, Elise, on September 25, 1955. Israel worked as an accountant and Miriam was a musician and patron of the arts. In her teen years, Elise developed an intellectual and physical disability (possibly scoliosis). Elise was an avid doll collector and volunteered for many years at Holy Blossom Temple's library. The family were members of Holy Blossom Temple for many years and tried advocating for better access to the synagogue for individuals with disabilities. They resigned their membership in the 1990s.
Elise passed away on April 5, 2005. Miriam passed away on February 28, 2011. Irving passed away the following day on March 1, 2011.
Subjects
Diaries
Families
Synagogues
Name Access
Holy Blossom Temple (Toronto, Ont.)
Steinberg, Elise, 1955-2005
Steinberg, Irving, 1919-2011
Steinberg, Miriam, ?-2011
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 37
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
37
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1910
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 12 cm on mat 25 x 16 cm
Admin History/Bio
Maurice Goldstick was the fifth child of Sarah and Wolf Goldstick. He was born in Latvia and came to Canada with his family in 1904. He married Regina Blum, and they had two chlidren, Sylvia and Wilfred. He passed away on 23 August 1960. He ran E & M Wrecking Building Company with his brother Edward.
Scope and Content
Portrait of Maurice Goldstick taken at his graduation from university. The photograph was taken by Farmer Brothers Ltd. studio in Toronto.
Subjects
Businesspeople
Immigrants--Canada
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 12; File 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
12
File
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Maurice Benzacar seated at a table. The caption on the verso of the photograph indicates that he is giving cheques to immigrants.
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
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 11; Item 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Cass family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
11
Item
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1926
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 15 cm
Admin History/Bio
Maurice Solway was a prominent Toronto violinist. He studied violin with Eugène Ysaÿe in Brussels from 1926 to 1928. He also wrote and lectured about music and worked as a violin teacher. He was married to Anne Cass, the niece of Sarah Levine. “Dorothy,” to whom the inscription on the photo is made, was likely his sister-in-law, either Dorothy Cass (Garfield's wife) or Dorothy Sandler (Anne's sister).
Scope and Content
This photograph is a portrait of Maurice Solway holding his violin. It was taken in 1926 at a photo studio in Toronto when Maurice was approximately 27 years of age.
Notes
Mounted in card frame
Photographer: Charles Aylett
Inscribed bottom right-hand corner: "To Dorothy with sincerest wishes From Maurice June 4/26".
Name Access
Solway, Maurice
Subjects
Musicians
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Related Material
see also the Maurice Solway fonds #13
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
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 34
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
34
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a portrait photograph of Maurice Gartenberg.
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 238
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
238
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1953
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
2 embossed prints : 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs and embossed prints of Maurice Samuel.
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 122
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
122
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]-1970
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photograph of Maurice Strauss, former Belgium weightlifting champ, pressing weights in the Bloor and Spadina "Y" gymnasium.
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
2013-11-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-11-1
Material Format
graphic material
graphic material (electronic)
textual record (electronic)
Physical Description
27 photographs : b&w and col. (26 tiff) ; 21 x 26 cm
1 document (electronic)
Date
1948-[198-], predominant 1948-1968
Scope and Content
Accession consists predominantly of photographs documenting the athletic career and family life of Maurice Strauss. Included are photos of Maurice performing gymnastic stunts and with his family in Belgium prior to coming to Canada, Maurice with his wife and children in Ontario, and shots of Maurice practicing his weightlifting and competing at various locations across Ontario including, the Brunswick Y, the Bloor YMHA (now known as the Miles Nadal Community Centre), and the Northern Y (now the Prosserman Centre on the Sherman campus). Also included are images of Maurice in Israel at the Maccabiah Games and shots of his son, Joel, competing in various weightlifting competitions. Finally, accession also includes a memoir in which Maurice recounts his memories of living in German occupied Belgium during the Second World War.
Identified in the photographs are: Maurice Strauss, Ruth Strauss, Dave Strauss, Daniel Strauss, Joel Strauss, Ida Strauss, Urin Strauss, Helen Strauss, George Chuvalo, Nate Mudrick (?), and Sherwin Desser.
Custodial History
Records were donated by Daniel Strauss, Maurice's son.
Administrative History
Maurice Strauss, a weightlifting champion, was born in Poland in 1929. When he was two, he moved to Brussels with his parents and older sister. A younger brother was born in Brussels. Like his father, Maurice eventually became a tailor. His father made strategic moves to protect the family, such as sending Maurice's sister to work as a maid for a non-Jewish family. Maurice wa able to move around freely by using the papers of a friend who was shot. His youngest brother did not make it out alive: he died of tuberculosis in the concentration camps. Maurice, his sister, and parents came to Toronto in 1929.
Eventually, Maurice opened up Sunny Cleaners at Sunnyside. In 1964, he opened a menswear store at Yonge and Eglinton called Maurice Menswear. He had acumen as a businessman despite his grade seven education. He owned three laundry mat locations
He married Ruth Speigel in 1956. She was from a cultured family. Maurice went on to university, as he felt that this was important. He studied business and French and received an honours degree. He attempted to go to Teachers College but didn't get in. He did, however, received a business degree at the age of fifty-eight. At sixty, he taught at a high school in Etobicoke; he also taught at CHAT.
His weightlifting career began in Brussels. When he came to Toronto, he was at an advantage because of his European training, which was more advanced than Canada's athletic training. When he arrived in Toronto, he worked out at the YMHA on Brunswick and then at the newly opened YMHA at Bloor. He also coached weightlifting there.
The family was raised in Bathurst Manor on Baycrest Avenue, where Maurice bought a home in 1957. Maureice had three sons. While the children grew up, they went to the Bathurst JCC regularly. "It was their religion," according to son Daniel. Son Joel was also a successful weightlifter and participated in the Commonwealth Games.
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
Passenger Names
Haberman, Maurice
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Haberman, Maurice
Page Number
675
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Personal series
Personal photographs and portraits
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 52; Series 8; File 10; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Personal series
Personal photographs and portraits
Level
Item
Fonds
52
Series
8
File
10
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ira Berg was the founder and owner of a self-named high end women's fashion store, located at Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue.
Scope and Content
This item is a snapshot of Morris Till seated on a sofa with Ira Berg.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
13
Material Format
multiple media
Date
1919-1989
Physical Description
11 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Maurice Solway (1906-2001) was a violinist, music teacher, composer, author and actor who lived and worked for most of his life in Toronto. Although he was highly respected as a musician in Toronto, and thoroughly immersed in the city’s musical culture from the 1920s until the 1980s, his greatest fame came to him later in life, as an actor in the Academy Award nominated NFB short film “The Violin”.
Maurice Solway's family lived at 164 York Street, Toronto, where he was born, in 1906. His parents, Jakob (b.1877) and Roza Solway (b.1877), had only just emigrated that year from Halofzen, Russia, where Jakob had been a musician and band leader. In Canada, Jakob adopted his father's trade and worked as a Kosher butcher, in Toronto’s St. John’s Ward. As a youth, Maurice played the violin in variety programmes with his sister, Dora, accompanying him on piano. His father was his first teacher, but he quickly showed enough promise to warrant private lessons with Harry Adaskin, and later with Dr. Luigi von Kunits, at the Canadian Academy of Music. He also studied at the Hambourg Conservatory in Toronto with Henri Czaplinsky and Geza de Kresz, starting in 1921.
Solway began his professional career with the New Symphony, which later became the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO). During the 1920s, he also played in the Famous Players Cinema orchestras that accompanied silent films, and performed lunch concerts in Toronto hotel and department store orchestras, professional venues that would disappear by the 1930s.
From 1926 to 1928, Solway left Canada to study in Brussels with the highly regarded violinist, Eugène Ysaÿe. There he befriended other students of Ysaÿe, such as Nathan Milstein, William Primrose, Viola Mitchell, Robert Velton, and Joseph Gingold.
Upon his return to Toronto, Solway gave several recitals that were both critically and publicly well-received. Few such opportunities, however, existed in Canada at the time, and Solway was obliged to find work in-between solo concerts. He also suffered an injury to his left hand while moving a piano in 1929 that required him to adjust his technique for three fingers and interfered with his being able to play comfortably for a number of years.
He was married in 1930 to Anne Cass (1907-1994), and they had a son, Stephen. Facing his financial obligations to his new family, he opted for the more dependable income of orchestral playing versus the riskier and transitory life of a soloist. Besides classical music, he played with jazz groups like the Jolly Bachelor’s Orchestra, Oscar Peterson, Jerome Kern, and Percy Faith, and on numerous recordings for the CBC, CFCA, and CKGW radio stations. He also played chamber music with the Joyce Trio, founded by Simeon Joyce (piano) and featuring Charles Mathe (cello).
In 1952, Solway retired from the TSO, dedicating himself to his chamber playing and radio work. He founded the Solway String Quartet (SSQ) in 1947, with Marcus Adeney (cello), Nathan Green (viola) and Jack Groob (violin). The quartet played a mixed repertoire that included standard classical music with more widely recognized popular songs and new compositions, especially works by Canadian composers such as Howard Cable, John Weinzweig and Jean Coulthard. Sponsored by the Ontario Board of Education and the CBC, the SSQ played rural Ontario towns and broadcast concerts for a wide demographic of music listeners. In 1955, they performed the Canadian debut of the Castelnuovo-Tedesco Quintet for guitar and strings with Andres Segovia. The SSQ, with frequent changes in personnel, continued performing until 1968. Other players in the SSQ included Robert Warburton, Martin Chenhall, Murray Adaskin, Arthur Milligan, Charles Dobias, Eugene Hudson, Berul Sugerman, Joseph Pach and Ivan Romanoff.
In 1973, Solway was invited to act in a short children’s film “The Violin,” co-produced by George Pastic and Andrew Walsh. Solway also contributed the original music to the film, which was nominated for an Academy Award in 1975. Following the success of the film, Solway also appeared on television, making guest appearances with Sharon, Lois and Bram, on the Elephant Show and Mr. Dressup. During this time, his wife Anne traveled with him and managed his appointments.
Solway was also a violin teacher throughout his career. In 1989, he published a preparatory book, Fiddling for Fun: the Visual and Aural Art of Violin Playing, in which he outlined a new theory for violin practice that proposed an easy to use visual system for familiarizing students with intervals and fingerboard positions.
He also wrote an autobiography, Recollections of a Violinist, in 1984, and continued to lecture and speak about music. In 1981 and 1983 he devised a lecture performance series to commemorate Ysaÿe, the proceeds of which went to the establishment of a music scholarship at the Royal Conservatory. As he began to play less frequently in the 1980s, he also began to compose more regularly, completing more than one hundred compositions, primarily works for solo violin and for violin and piano. As a composer, he returned frequently to folk themes and completed a series of songs based on his travels around the world. Among his folk themes are songs inspired by his visits to such diverse countries as Norway, Maui, Japan, Israel and Spain.
Maurice Solway was affiliated with the Beth Tzedec Synagogue and frequently contributed to charity concerts and fundraising efforts for organizations such as the Inner City Angels, a cultural society for disadvantaged children. He died in 2001 in Toronto.
Scope and Content
The Solway fonds is arranged into twelve files. The documents relate to Solway's professional activities as a musician, educator, composer, actor and author. These include printed texts, photographs, original music scores, promotional materials, programmes, audio cassettes, articles, correspondence, radioscripts and a video.
Notes
Includes 31 photographs, 2 v. of text, 1 videocassette (VHS) and 17 audio cassettes.
Name Access
Solway, Maurice, 1906-2001
Subjects
Musicians
Related Material
Fonds 25, Series 11, Item 9: Photo cabinet, photo #179 (oversized)
Photo cabinet, photo #501
Two titles in the archives library collection (1984-12-6) (1 title missing 15 Aug. 2006)
A vertical file has been created for Maurice Solway.
Creator
Solway, Maurice, 1906-2001
Accession Number
1988-10-9
1991-3-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm
Scope and Content
The photograph is of Maurice Solway from a performance in London, Ontario.
Notes
The photograph is mounted on a cardstock and inscribed on the back: "[Novack?] Residence, London/ 76. To Maurice, With my compliments and appreciation for a memorable evening of music and conversation. [Shirly?] Brownstone."
Places
London (Ont.)
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 143
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
143
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs of Mrs Maurice Levine.
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 193
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
193
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of photographs of Rabbi Perlzweig during speeches.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Advocacy, General sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-9
File
138
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists newspaper clippings related to Rabbi Eisendrath, former Rabbi of Holy Blossom Synagogue.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2016-12-67
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-12-67
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Date
1959-1981
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material related to the history of the Jewish Community in London, ON. It includes: a copy of "The Jewish Community of London, Ontario, A Self Survey" issued by the Research Committee Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region, April, 1959, outlining the history from 1861; three copies of "The Organization of the Jewish Community of London" by Alan M. Cohen, 1973, part of a project to advance the systematic study of the structure, functions and behavior of Jewish communities of the contemporary world and was commissioned by The Study of Jewish Community Organiation in 1972; a letter addressed to Alan Maurice Cohen from Lerner & Associates, Barristers & Solicitors, enclosing a copy of the Letters Patent of the London Jewish Community Foundation and a draft By-law No. 1 for its operation and governance.
Name Access
Cohen, Alan Maurice
Places
London, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1012
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1012
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1925
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Helen Berg (m. Sacks) and Anne Collis (m. PInsky) standing on the street in Oshawa, Ontario.
Notes
.
Name Access
Pinsky, Anne
Sacks, Helen
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
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre series
Special events and projects sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 28-18; File 55
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre series
Special events and projects sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
28-18
File
55
Material Format
textual record
Date
1995-1996
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of flyers, programs, invitations, correspondence, and meeting minutes for a special performance of the play "The Diary of Anne Frank."
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4175
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4175
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1938]
Physical Description
2 photographs : sepia (1 negative)
Scope and Content
This is a copy photograph taken from the Holy Blossom Temple dedication book, 1938.
Name Access
Eisendrath, Maurice Nathan, 1902-1973
Holy Blossom Temple (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Occupations
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 143
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
143
Material Format
textual record
Date
9 Oct. 1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an Ontario Human Rights Commission bulletin regarding the racial discrimination case against Maurice's Barber Shop (Windsor, ON) for refusing service to James Howard Robinson, a black man.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Name Access
Maurice's Barber Shop
Robinson, James Howard
Subjects
Race discrimination
Places
Windsor (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 12; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
12
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950
Physical Description
22 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 19 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs taken at Maurice Solkin's retirement dinner. Identified are: Carl Ross; Ben Kayfetz; Daniel Drutz; Morris Simpson; John Atkins; Maurice A. Solkin; Jack Shindman; Tzina Orzech; Stephen Berger; Joe Doran; Esther Volpe; David Green; Mandel Kraicer; Louis Herman; M. Ezrin; Florence Hutner; Julius P. Katz; Leon Neuschul; Jack Goltzman; Rabbi Norman Shapiro; Philip G. Givens; Allan Grossman; H. Max Swartz; Kurt Weinberg; Mrs. Louis (Miriam) Herman; Dr. Sam Strauss; Tess Strauss; Israel Freiman; Tobie Taback; Hon. Mr. Winters; and Ben Lappin.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1983]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm
Notes
Photo by Tony Hauser.
Black and white print is a copy from a colour negative.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1977
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
This photograph was taken at Blackwell School in Sarnia, Ontario.
Notes
The print and negative were created by the archives from the original.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1460
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1460
Material Format
graphic material
Date
April 1913
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative ) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Maurice and Esther (née Gutfeild) Enushevsky in Galt, Ontario (now Cambridge). The photograph was taken the day after their marriage.
Name Access
Enushevsky, Esther
Enushevsky, Maurice
Gutfeild, Esther
Subjects
Newlyweds
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
Galt (Cambridge, Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Clayton, Maurice, Annie & family
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Clayton, Maurice, Annie & family
Page Number
509
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 102; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
Fonds
102
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1999
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a diary handwritten by Saul Cowan's daughter Trudy, from January 27, 1999 to February 8, 1999 while visiting Toronto from her home in Calgary. She relates his physical and mental struggles.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1009
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1009
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1924
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Morris Berg, Anne Collis and Ben Collis standing in front of the Collis Store in Oshawa, Ontario. Anne is also holding a bicycle.
Name Access
Berg, Morris
Collis, Anne
Collis, Ben
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
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 34; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
Fonds
34
File
31
Material Format
textual record
Date
1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of articles, sermons and diary notes related to the topic of Israel Since the Six-Day War.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 12; File 47
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
12
File
47
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 19 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Maurice Benzacar standing in front of the doors of an unknown building.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
The photo depicts Solway with his teacher, circa his debut of Ysaÿe's "Kreisler" Sonata for solo violin.
Notes
The photo is signed, "[K. Lonthie?], Bruselles" [note: original French spelling], possibly indicating the photographer.
The print and negative are copies from the original.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1926
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Solway and Koldofsky are pictured in a pension residence in Brussels.
Notes
Print and negative are copies from the original made by the archives.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Levitt, Maurice, Yita, Leon, Adolf
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Levitt, Maurice, Yita, Leon, Adolf
Page Number
534
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 13; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Level
File
Fonds
13
File
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1958], 1972
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm on mount 28 x 36 cm
4 photographs : b&w (2 negatives) ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a photo mounted on an original poster of the Solway String Quartet. Pictured in the photograph are, left to right: Albert Pratz (back turned to camera), Leon Weinstein, Stanley Solomon, Maurice Solway and Jack Benny. On the poster Maurice Solway is depicted in the upper left corner of the poster image. Below him, from left to right are Charles Dobias (violin), Eugene Hudson (viola) and Marcus Adeney (cello). The faces of the quartet on the poster are superimposed upon the background of a hand playing the violin. The remaining images in the file were produced by the archive from the original.
Notes
The dimensions of the poster, adjusted for orientation, are 36 x 28 cm.
Poster photo images by Donald McKague.
The original is located in the reception map cabinet. The negatives and prints are kept in box 58-2-4.
Related Material
The photograph is from the same evening as file 1, item 13.
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 1075
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
1075
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Administration series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 5-2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Administration series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
5-2
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1943-1944
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
Maurice Ezrin was JIAS President from 1944 to 1946.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 34; File 57
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
Fonds
34
File
57
Material Format
textual record
Date
1930-1937
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of nine pamphlets containing various sermons delivered by Rabbi Eisendrath from the pulpit at Holy Blossom Synagogue.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1926
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This photo is taken outside the entrance of Ysaÿe's home. Gingold and Solway are arm in arm and posturing jovially. The word written across the gate is "la chanterelle", which is the colloquial name for the highest string on the violin (the E string).
Notes
The photo is taped with transparent tape at the top and has been written upon the back in pencil. An earlier message appears to have been erased from under the newer identifying inscription.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1989
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Maurice Solway is depicted playing his violin for a group of spectators and is surrounded by children. Most of these children are wearing white t-shirts that have "[?ing] Hands for the Arts 1989" written on them. The event is the 20th anniversary (4 Jun. 1989) of the Inner City Angels. The day involved performing works by and for inner city youths.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 13; File 1; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Solway fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
13
File
1
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1934
Physical Description
3 photographs ; b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
The photograph is of Maurice Solway with his pupils, who have formed a string orchestra with piano. The caption under the photograph indicates that the concert was a violin recital at the Canadian Forester's Hall on May 10th, 1934. Maurice Solway is conducting and the concert was assisted by the Musical Arts College String Orchestra. Two prints were made from the original by the archives.
Notes
Photographed by A.E. Mackintosh, commercial press, 58 Carlton St., Toronto, Ontario.
The original print is 19 x 26 cm.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
File
Fonds
22
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1930-1942
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4499
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4499
Material Format
graphic material
Date
4 Oct. 1953
Physical Description
1 photograph
Notes
Original photo by Dale Studio.
Name Access
Eisendrath, Maurice N., 1902-1973
Subjects
Rabbis
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-11-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
3 Feb. 1974
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens attending the JNF Negev dinner in honour of Dr. Maurice Fox. Identified in one of the photographs are (left to right): A. Moses, Dennis Frankenburg, Mrs. Moses, Leslie Raphael, Mrs. Raphael, Dr. Maurice Fox, and Phil Givens. Identified in the other photograph are (left to right): Dennis Frankenburg, Leslie Raphael, Dr. Maurice Fox, and Phil Givens.
Physical Condition
Some cracks in the emulsion are evident.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 34; File 56
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
Fonds
34
File
56
Material Format
textual record
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a transcript of a radio show for CFRB entitled The Wages of War.
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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