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Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 18; Series 1; Item 46
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
18
Series
1
Item
46
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Harry Ungerman was born in 1912, to Isaac and Jenny (née Sopman) Ungerman. Early on, he was involved in the family poultry business with his father and his brothers, Jack, Irving, Karl and David. In later years, Ungerman became a builder. He was married to Yetta, who, in 1937, was the first Jewish nurse to graduate from the Toronto General Hospital. Together they had three children: Larry, Alan and Karyn (Pasternac). Ungerman was a member of Beth Sholom Synagogue and a long-time supporter of Baycrest Hospital. He died on 25 June 2004, at the age of 91.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Harry Ungerman.
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
2016-10-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-10-4
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 31 cm
Date
[ca. 1960]
Scope and Content
The accession consists of one black and white copy of the original Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. building, located at 15 Brunswick Avenue.
Administrative History
Marvin Chapley, the original owner of the photograph, was educated at Central Tech in Toronto. He was trained in the printing trade and owned several print shops including an original location on Adelaide, and later The Invitation House [ca. 1960s]. Marvin would often barter services with a local antique shop which is how he came to acquire this copy print photo of the Y.M.H.A. on Brunswick Ave. Having been an active member of Y.M.H.A., his ownership of this photo was a point of pride.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Architecture
Name Access
Young Men's Hebrew Association (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-12-62
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-12-62
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1965
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a certificate awarded to Marvin Allen by the District Grand Lodge No. 22, B'nai B'rith in recognition of his outstanding services and devotion of the ideals and principles of B'nai B'rith. Dated March 31, 1965.
Administrative History
Marvin Allen (1931-1995) was born 15 Jan. 1931 to Percy and Anne Appelbaum. As a child he attended the Palmerston Ave. school and Harbord Collegiate. He then took his chartered accountancy exam though Queen's Univeristy. In 1952, he married Bertha Allen and had four children: Marlee (Petroff), Laurel (Sandler), Kelvin and Jordan. Marvin was introduced to the YMHA society through his friends. He was also a member of Beth Tikvah Synagogue. Marvin died on 5 Feb. 1995 at the age of 64.
Name Access
Allen, Marvin, 1931-1995
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-1-15
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-1-15
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
moving images
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
132 photographs : b&w and col. ; 19.5 x 25 cm or smaller.
1 DVD
1 artifact
Date
1919-2008
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting the lives of Rose, Sam, and Norman Herskowitz and extended family; Irwin "Red" Kates, pharmacist; and Toby and Nathan Gries. Records include photographs of the Herskowitz family taken in Oshawa and Toronto, Rose's Polish family, Sam and Rose in Germany, Sam's first family, the Fishman-Gries family, and Irwin "Red" Kates; Sam and Rose's immigration and identification records; Rose's restitution and indemnification records; and a small number of textual records from the Fishman-Gries family and Irwin "Red" Kates. DVD contains Rose Herskovitz's oral history given to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute. Lastly, the accession contains one artificat: "Red" Kates' Thistletown Lions vest.
Custodial History
Marvin Gries, a relative of Rose Herskowitz, donated the records of the Herskovitz family along with the records of his own Fishman-Gries relatives and Irwin "Red" Kates.
Administrative History
The Herskowitzes: Rose (née Malec) Herskowitz (1926-2007) was a Polish Holocaust survivor. Prior to the war, her father had been a tailor. Following the war, Rose went on to marry Sam Herskowitz, who was also a survivor, and together they had a son, Norman. Upon hearing that their niece had survived, Jake and Esther Miltz, Rose’s aunt and uncle on her father’s side, arranged for her and her family to join them in Canada. This was in the late 1940s. (It seems likely that the pre-War photographs in the accession were sent to Jake and Esther prior to the War.) Upon arriving in Canada, Rose worked for a poultry processing plant before moving with her family to Oshawa in the early 1950s. The family lived in Oshawa for five years, operating a variety store. In 1955, the family moved to Hallam St. in the Dovercourt area. It is possible they bought a fish and chips store. For approximately five-to-eight years, they owned Indorval, a confectionary, afterwhich they opened a variety store on Eglinton near Avenue Rd. Norman later opened a hobby shop they called Norm’s Hobbies. After Sam died in 1979, Rose went to work for Pearl’s Meat on Bathurst St. Rose herself died in 2007. The Kates: Irwin “Red” Kates was a pharmacist who owned a pharmacy called Kates Drugs that was located at the corner of College and Lippincott. Irwin married Molly Kelman with whom he had four children: Sheila, Bonnie, Gerald, and Kevin. Their firstborn, Sheila, died when only six years old. The family lived on Markham St. and was involved with the Young Men’s Hebrew Association (Y.M.H.A.). Later, Irwin opened up a drugstore in Thistletown with Lou Stillman. The Malecs: Toby Malec came to Canada with her mother, Hannah Fishman, from whom she took the name Fishman (Hannah’s second marriage was to Gordon Fishman who already lived in Toronto). Toby married Nathan Gries in 1935.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 161
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
161
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of portrait photographs of Marvin Lowenthal.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 197
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
197
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence between Dr. George Liban and Marvin Needelman concerning The Canadian Zionist, press releases, memoranda and news bulletins.
Name Access
George Liban
Marvin Needelman
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Ungerman, Shendel & children
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Ungerman, Shendel & children
Page Number
711
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1925
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 14 x 9 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
Harry Glass was Joe and Esther (Rumianek) Glass' son.
Scope and Content
This item is a postcard photo of Bill Stern's cousin, Harry Glass, standing with Irving Ungerman's sister. Harry is dressed in a formal top hat and tails, and the young girl is dressed in a formal dress and veil and carrying a bouquet of flowers.
Subjects
Children
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
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1991-12-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1991-12-5
Material Format
sound recording
textual record
Physical Description
8 audio microcassettes
1 folder of textual records
Date
1991
Scope and Content
This accession consists of 8 microcassettes of taped interviews, conducted by Marvin Ross in 1991 for research on his book about Toronto and the Jewish community. Interviewees include: Rabbi Schild; J.L. Burke - Associated Hebrew Schools; Harry Shore - Apter Centre; Joe Packman - UJPO; Irv Chapley; Milton Berger; S. Englander - ACWU; Allan Lamport; Stanley Grizzle; ILGW retirees; Allan Grossman; Ed Mirvish; Joe Goldwasser - Eitz Chaim; and Bill Bolton - St. Albans.
The accession also contains a copy of Ross's personal essay featuring remembrances of Toronto in the post-Second World War years.
Name Access
Ross, Marvin
Schild, Irwin
Burke, J. L.
Packman, Joe
Shore, Harry
Chapley, Irving
Berger, Milton S.
Lamport, Allan
Grizzle, Stanley
Grossman, Allan
Goldwasser, Joe
Bolton, Bill
Mirvish, Ed
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 684
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
684
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1942
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Irving Ungerman in uniform during the Second World War.
Name Access
Ungerman, Irv
Ungerman, Irving
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
World War, 1939-1945
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-12-5
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 131
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
131
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1990
Physical Description
24 photographs : col. ; 13 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs taken at the opening of the Irving Ungerman Maccabi Resource Centre at the Jewish Community Centre on 5 June 1990. The centre is dedicated to all young Jewish sports men and women to perpetuate their desire to achieve athletic and educational excellence. There is also a newsclipping announcing the opening.
Identified individuals include Sid Greenberg, Harold Cipin, Irving Ungerman, Alex Fisher and Herb Belman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 34; File 55
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
Fonds
34
File
55
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a speech given by Marvin Gelber, M.P for York South entitled "Group Libel and the Criminal Code". The speech was published in the House of Commons debates.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rose Dunkelman fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 39; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Rose Dunkelman fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
39
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
October 4, 1966
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 10 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
David Dunkelman (1883-1978) was born in Poland to Elias and Leah Dunkelman. He came to Canada with his parents in 1895, settling in Toronto. On 19 January 1910, he married Rose Miller (1889-1949), and together they had 6 children: Joseph, Ernest, Benjamin, Theodora, Veronica (Ourisman), and Zelda (Wilner). David Dunkelman was very active throughout his life in Zionist causes and in philanthropic and communal work. He was the founder, president and chairman of the board of Tip Top Tailors Ltd. (1911) which was one of the largest clothing manufacturers in Canada. For over 50 years David was one of the leaders of the Zionist Organization of Canada. He was also director of the Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital, one of the founders of the North Toronto YMHA, a founder and supporter of the Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto, and one of the founders of a village in Israel known as Gan Chaim. He was a member of several clubs and lodges including B'nai Brith, the Empire Club, the Primrose Club and the Canadain Friends of Hebrew University. David married Pearl Greisman Rotenberg in 1950, after the death of his wife Rose Dunkelman in 1949.
Scope and Content
Photograph is of (left to right) Marvin Gerstein, Morry Wingold and David Dunkelman with some other gentlemen at the Mount Sinai extension groundbreaking in Toronto. The view is through the handle of a shovel.
Name Access
Gerstein, Marvin
Wingold, Morry
Dunkelman, David
Dunkelman, Benjamin
Dunkelman, Ernest
Dunkelman, Joseph
Dunkelman, Zelda
Dunkelman, Theodora
Dunkelman, Veronica
Rotenberg, Pearl Reisman
Subjects
Building
Hospitals
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 682
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
682
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1941
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Admin History/Bio
Born on February 1, 1922, in Toronto, Irving Ungerman was Canada’s premier boxing promoter and manager of championship-class boxers, most notably George Chuvalo. He was the first person ever elected to the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame in 1973 and received the Order of Ontario in 2000.
Ungerman instituted boxing on Canadian closed-circuit television in the early 1960s and was responsible for establishing Canada’s Friday Night at the Fights on commercial TV.
In addition to the world of boxing, Ungerman served on the 1972 organizing committee that developed the inaugural hockey series between Team Canada and the Soviet National Team. And he was a key figure on the organizing committee responsible for bringing Major League Baseball to Toronto.
Scope and Content
Royce Ave. is now Dupont St.
Name Access
Royce Avenue Poultry Market
Ungerman, Irv
Ungerman, Irving
Subjects
Matchmakers (Boxing)
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
Dupont Street (Toronto. Ont.)
Royce Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-12-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
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