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Accession Number
1998-3-14
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1998-3-14
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 29 cm
Date
1996
Scope and Content
This accession consists of a colour photograph of the Sadowski family reunion held on August 24th, 1996. A letter dated Sept. 12th, 1996 from Dianne and Richard Isaacson addressed to their cousins, pertaining to the photograph and the reunion, is also included in this accession.
Administrative History
The Sadowski family reunion was held at the Isaacson's in Kettleby, Ontario. 103 family members were present at the reunion.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 45; File 13; Item 19-23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
File
Fonds
45
File
13
Item
19-23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1975
Physical Description
5 photographs : col .; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
File includes five photographs taken in 1975 at the Lindgren family reunion, which was held in Toronto.
Notes
Photographs are labelled 1539 A to E.
Subjects
Families
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-10-1
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 235
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
235
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning a reunion of tour participants.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-2
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1971
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a group portrait of former City of Toronto Council members at a reunion in 1971. Identified is: Phil Givens, William Allen, Nathan Phillips and Fred Gardiner.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Speeches series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 7; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Speeches series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
7
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a speech and a newspaper clipping in connection with Dunkelman's attendance at a machal reception for the Canadian Veterans of Israel. The clipping reports on the reception and mentions that Dunkelman was one of the speakers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1708
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1708
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1923
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Brown Family Reunion. Identified form left to right (Back Row): Sadie, Abe, Leah, Max Fannie, Max, Lilly and Morris. (Centre Row): Becky, Hersh, Massi, and William. Front Row: [Sydney], Sylvia, baby Harold and Rose.
Notes
Accession record contains identification list for this photograph.
Original photo by Modern Studios.
Name Access
Brown family
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Euclid Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-2-1
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 147
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
147
Material Format
textual record
Date
1993
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photocopies of a certificate, newsclippings and photographs with captions ranging from 1951 to 1983. The photocopies were prepared for display at the South "Y" reunion, which occurred in 1993.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 5; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
5
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists chiefly of correspondence and notes relating to a 1973 Seventh Brigade reunion in Israel which Ben Dunkelman attended. The correspondence includes letters from Golda Meir, the Israeli Prime Minister, as well as from Yossie Mann, who invited Dunkelman to the reunion. Also included in the file are single copies of the magazines Haolan Haza (This World), Bamachane G'danya, and Bamachane. The first of these contains an article about Yitzhak Sade, a Palmach commander during the Arab-Israeli War; the second, published by the youth wing of the IDF, contains general army information; and the third, published by the IDF in an independence day edition, includes an article about Shlomo Shamir and the Battle of Latrun during the Arab-Israeli War.
Name Access
Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 5; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
5
File
30
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs taken at the 7th Brigade Reunion in 1973 marking the brigade's 25th anniversary. Dunkelman attended the reunion and appears in 6 of the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 5; File 36
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
5
File
36
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
5 photographs : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of five photographs showing Ben and Yael Dunkelman at an American machal reunion in New York. Ben was a speaker at the event.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 34; File 84
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
Fonds
34
File
84
Material Format
textual record
Date
1991
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of two tickets and two programs for a BBYO alumni reunion on Sunday, Nov. 24, 1991 at the Regal Constellation Hotel, Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2010-7-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-7-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records
Date
1911-1949
Scope and Content
The accession includes a variety of items such as a bound volume of the Toronto UJWF annual reports (1940-1949), a hagadah from 1911 used by Sol Eisen, a first edition volume of the Naomi Cook Book (1928), ketubot for Sol and Rebecca Eisen and Ethel Soloway to Ben Litvack and scrapbook and diaries produced by Sol Eisen (1915-1943). The scrapbooks include many clippings documenting his own accomplishments, family simchas or other topics that were of interest to him. The diaries are mostly hand written and detail his thoughts and activities from the time that he was a student until he was employed with the Canada Life Assurance Company.
Custodial History
The donor is Sol Eisen's son. He gave Steve Speisman the diaries and scrapbooks to microfilm in 1979 and the OJA has had those copies in their holdings since that time. A copy of the microfilm was also provided to the Multicultural History Society of Ontario.
Administrative History
Sol Eisen was born in Toronto on 15 February 1898. He was the son of Abraham and Nettie (Baker) Eisen. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto. It was there that he established the Menorah Society in 1917. He graduated in 1918. He then completed a post-graduate degree at Harvard (1919) and completed his law studies at Osgoode Law School (1921).
Soon after completing his studies, he married Rebecca Dunkelman on 14 June 1922. The wedding took place at Holy Blossom and was officiated by Rabbi Brickner. The couple had three children: Morton, Annette (m. Yolles) and Gloria (m. Baskin).
He initially worked as a barister and had an office within the Dominion Bank Building at Queen and Bay. In 1936 he was offered a position with the Canada Life Assurance Company. He became one of their leading sellers in North America. He served on the board of the companies Millionaire's Club for many years.
Eisen was very involved in the Jewish community as well. He was a member of the Primrose Club, the Island Yacht Club, the Palestine Lodge and the Holy Blossom Brotherhood. He assisted in the formation of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto as well as the Canadian Jewish Congress. In fact, he attended the first CJC meeting in Montreal in 1919 as a Toronto delegate. He was also one of the founders of JIAS.
Outside of the community he was involved in and was a founder and president of the Forest Hill Lion's Club (1954) and was active in the Masons, the ROM and the Toronto Board of Trade.
Eisen was also an avid collector of Canadiana. His holdings included books, pamphlets, printed ephemera from across the country. He passed away in 1974 and left his collection or rare books and other items to the University of Waterloo.
Descriptive Notes
Related material note: see accession 1979-9/38 for the microfilm version of the scrapbooks and diaries.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-11-24
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-11-24
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (2 negatives) ; 7 x 11 cm and 8 x 12 cm
Date
[194-]-[195-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two photographs of Sol Shiner standing in front of a service truck at 81 Peter St. (ca. 1948) and next to a small bungalow in a country setting. A third photograph depicts Ronald Propas of Windsor, Ontario in front of the Propas Fur store.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1997-11-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1997-11-3
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
1 folder of textual records
Date
[ca. 1925]-1986
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one black and white photograph taken of a group of campers at Camp Kindervelt in Rouge Hill. Identified in the photograph is Rae Watson (standing at the far left).
Also included were several newspaper clippings from 1976-1986, which have been integrated into the clipping files.
Administrative History
Camp Kindervelt was a Labour Zionist League camp in Rough Hill, in the east end of Toronto in the Rouge Valley.
Subjects
Camps
Labor Zionism
Name Access
Camp Kindervelt
Shiner, Sol
Places
Toronto, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1999-10-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1999-10-5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) 13 x 18 cm or smaller
Date
[ca.1944]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one original photograph, one copy negative, and one copy print of a group at the Top Hat Club in Toronto. Identified from left are Ms. Gula, Sol Shiner, "Pep" Levy, and Ms. Masters.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-5-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-5-1
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 film reel (ca. 60 mins.) : b&w, si. : 16 mm : 16fps
Date
1929-[194-?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a 16mm b&w, silent film reprinted (probably in the 1980s) on modern 16mm sound stock from the original group of individual short silent 16mm films shot by Sol Sky from 1929 through the late 1940s. Among the shots are scenes of: Sol Sky in front of his South Porcupine store Sky’s Specialty Shop; Kovetsky’s Ltd. Men’s Store in South Porcupine; downtown main-street in South Porcupine; family members on skis in winter; a very early propeller-pushed “ski doo”; a July 1, 1929 Dominion Day parade in South Porcupine; a family visit to a city; and a winter scene of a bi-plane on a frozen lake. Many country-side and lake-shore family outings are also included. (Note: a complete shot-list has been created for the contents of this film.)
Administrative History
Sol Sky was born in Russia in 1887 and his family arrived in Canada in 1906. He move to South Porcupine in 1911, and was married to Fanny Rosenbloom in 1912. They were among the earliest Jewish merchants to move to South Porcupine, Ontario, where a gold-mining boom was just beginning. Owner of a successful store, he was able to purchase one of the first 16mm silent Kodak home movie cameras, which he used to film family, friends, other residents, businesses and events during the following two decades. The family lived in South Porcupine until 1960.
Name Access
Sky, Sol, 1887-
Places
South Porcupine, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 99
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
99
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence and memoranda.
Name Access
Sol Granek
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Naiman, Sol.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Naiman, Sol.
Page Number
307
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Poizner, Sol.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Poizner, Sol.
Page Number
455
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rotenberg, Sol
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rotenberg, Sol
Page Number
460
Comments
Name crossed out.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 50; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
50
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph taken at the Hanukkah party at the Bloor JCC. Pictured in the photograph are Sol Fox and Sol Finkelstein.
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
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
Item
1
Material Format
moving images
Date
1952-[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 film reel (ca. 30 min.) : col. and b&w, si. ; 16 mm
Scope and Content
Item is a film reel containing footage of Sol and Dolly Edell's wedding reception as well as family vacations in the United States of America. Wedding footage includes shots of the greeting line, dancing, and guests socializing at the reception. Vacation footage includes shots of landmarks around Washington D.C. and Miami, Florida. Also included is footage of a family relaxing by a pool likely at a Miami hotel.
Notes
Title on film can was "Sol / Dolly Edell Wedding / Vacation / Home"
During processing, film was assigned reel #12.
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 63
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
63
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of a group photograph. Sol Granek stands in the centre.
Name Access
Sol Granek
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1998-6-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1998-6-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
18 photographs : b&w
Date
1934-1984
Scope and Content
This accession consists of 18 black and white photographs that document Sol and Esther Shiner. They include early photographs of Sol Shiner and his friends and family as well as photographs of Esther Shiner during her political campaign.
Custodial History
Records were donated by Sol Shiner.
Administrative History
Esther Shiner was born in Toronto during the early 1930s. She graduated from Harbord Collegiate and completed a B.S.C. at the University of Toronto. She married Sol Sheiner in 1947 and together they had four children. Sol operated a fur cleaning and storage business and Esther worked as a housewife during the early years.
In 1971, she became a driving force in the Go Spadina Committee, which fought to extend the Spadina Expressway. In 1972, she decided to run for office for City Council and won. She remained in office from 1972 until her death in 1987. During that time, she was responsible for having the Spadina Expressway re-named the William R. Allen Expressway. She also re-launched her Go Spadina Committee in 1986. In turn, she also campaigned to reduce the legal age of drinking in Ontario, for safer bumpers on Toronto street cars, as well as to include photographs of drivers on Ontario licenses. By the end of her career, she had attained the position of North York Senior Controller and Deputy Mayor
Descriptive Notes
Associated material note: Detailed documentation of Esther Shiner’s life and political career may be found at the City of Toronto Archives within Fonds 36, the Esther Shiner fonds, which contains over 10 m of textual and other records and includes several hundred photographs
Name Access
Mandolin Orchestra.
Ronald Propas.
Cantor Kirshblum.
Rabbi Schild.
Adath Israel.
Spadina.
Baycrest Hospital
Streetcar.
Allen Road.
Paul Anka.
Jerry Grafstein.
Mel Lastman.
Marilyn Lastman.
Engelbert Humperdink.
Huck Shiner.
King Edward School.
Roches Point.
Hyman Shiner.
Places
Bell Ewart, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 6; File 43
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
6
File
43
Material Format
textual record
moving images
Date
1992
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) : col., sd. ; VHS
Admin History/Bio
Clanton Park sponsored a tribute dinner in honour of Sol Edell's dedicated service to the synagogue. The dinner also commorated the 50th yartzheit of his grandfather, Rabbi Yosef Weinreb.
Scope and Content
File consists of an invitation to the Sol Edell Tribute Dinner and correspondence soliciting advertisements for the commemorative journal. The file also contains a list of people who attended the dinner, notes for Sara Edell Kelman's speech about Sol, and other stories written for the commemorative journal. Also included is a video recording of various synagogue members speaking about Sol and his contributions to the community.
Name Access
Weinreb, Yosef, Rabbi
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 64
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
64
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1956
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of photographs taken during the Negev Dinner in tribute to Sol Granek.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1318
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1318
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1910]
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 portrait and corresponding negative of Sol Sky, from Elk Lake, Ontario.
Name Access
Sky, Sol
Subjects
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
Elk Lake (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-6-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1322
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1322
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1911
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 Sol Sky standing in front of the Elk City Clothing Co. that he owned in Elk Lake, Ontario.
Name Access
Elk City Clothing Store (Elk Lake, Ont.)
Sky, Sol
Subjects
Family-owned business enterprises
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
Elk Lake (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-6-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979-1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of certificates, correspondence, and lists of expenses and out of town guests.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Community activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-3; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Community activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-3
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1968-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of Sol Edell's day book for the 1968-1969 calendar year, which lists some of his appointments and activities.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Edell's Drug Store and Elmhurst Pharmacy series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 4; Series 2; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Edell's Drug Store and Elmhurst Pharmacy series
Level
Item
Fonds
4
Series
2
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[199-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Sol Edell standing with other pharmacists at an unidentified event.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1999
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of birthday greetings sent to Sol Edell for his 80th birthday.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Balcome, Shelter, Minnie/ Sol
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Balcome, Shelter, Minnie/ Sol
Page Number
780
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rotenberg, Sol & Brawdel & fam.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rotenberg, Sol & Brawdel & fam.
Page Number
460
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-2
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1984
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two copies of a photograph of former City Hall council members gathered together for a reunion at Casa Loma. Identified individuals include: Phil Givens, Dennis Flynn, Alan Eggleton, David Rotenberg, Alan Grossman and J.B. Salsberg.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 6; File 65
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Publicity photographs of people and events series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
6
File
65
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 5 x 7 cm
Name Access
Sol Granek
Source
Archival Descriptions
Name
Sol Gebertig
Material Format
sound recording
Interview Date
17 Apr. 1975
Source
Oral Histories
Name
Sol Gebertig
Number
OH 20
Subject
Motion picture industry
Interview Date
17 Apr. 1975
Quantity
1
Interviewer
Stephen Speisman
Conservation
Copied August 2003.
Use Restrictions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Conditional access. Researchers must receive permission from the interviewee or his/her heir prior to accessing the interview. Please contact the OJA for more information.
Biography
Sol Gebertig was one of several Jews who were pioneers in the Canadian film industry and helped build the motion picture business in the country.
Material Format
sound recording
Name Access
Gebertig, Sol
Speisman, Stephen, 1943-2008
Geographic Access
Beaches (Toronto, Ont.)
Original Format
Audio cassette
Copy Format
Audio cassette
Source
Oral Histories
Level
Item
ID
Item 1605
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1605
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1915]
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 Sol and Fanny Sky of South Porcupine, Ontario.
Name Access
Sky, Fanny
Sky, Sol
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
South Porcupine (Timmins, Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-12-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records documenting the marriage of Sol Edell and Dolly Weinstock. Included are invitations, a list of people invited to the bridal shower, a greeting card, a bencher, and a scrapbook containing telegrams from well-wishers.
Subjects
Weddings
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
19 May 1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a wedding invitation and a photocopy of the marriage certificate.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
File
26
Material Format
textual record
Date
2000
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of condolence and donation cards and a list of individuals and organizations that sent condolences to the Edell family after Sol Edell's death.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 6; File 83
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
6
File
83
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an invitation to a gala dinner hosted by Clanton Park Synagogue honouring Sol Edell.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2004-5-63
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-63
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Date
1984
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two photographs and a negative of the participants of the 1959 UJA Study mission to Israel at a dinner at which a 25 year reunion mission was planned for the fall of 1984.
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1329
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1329
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1911
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 of Sol Sky (on left) with two unidentified men, from Elk Lake, Ontario.
Name Access
Sky, Sol
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
Elk Lake (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-6-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
29
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1926
Physical Description
4 architectural drawings : pencil ; 62 cm length or smaller and 4 cm diam.
Admin History/Bio
Mr. Sol Wilks was the owner of a stationary store and two commercial/residential buildings. One building was located at the corner of Robina and St. Clair and the other at 1034 St. Clair, where he also resided.
Scope and Content
File consists of architectural drawings for stores and an apartment building located on the N.W. corner of Robina and St. Clair for Mr. Sol Wilks. The building was three stories high and contained one, two bedroom suite and four, one bedroom suites. Floor plans and elevations are included.
Places
Robina Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Saint Clair Avenue West (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-4; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-4
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1943
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 15 cm mounted on board 36 x 26 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of Sol Edell's university degree and graduation portrait from the Toronto College of Pharmacy.
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
Passenger Names
Batersby & family, & family
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Batersby & family, & family
Page Number
501
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Blackburn family, Family
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Blackburn family, Family
Page Number
505
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Level
Series
Fonds
80
Series
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936-[ca.1960]
Physical Description
107 photographs : b&w and col. (88 negatives) ; 18 x 12 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Sylvia Schwartz's parents were Joseph and Gertrude Schwartz. She had three sisters; Fanny, Helen and Ruth. Fanny married Alex Solway and had two children, Carol and Herbert. Helen married Dr. Isaac Shleser, a doctor of internal medicine, and had two daughters, Jill and Jan. Sylvia was a part of a large extended family that remained close throughout her life as they shared many similar interests and a family cottage in Bobcaygeon.
Many members of her family were and are prominent individuals of the Jewish community in Toronto. Faye Halbert was Sylvia's cousin on her mother's side whose children, Ralph and Gerald, went on to become prominent doctors and members of the Jewish community. Jack Schwartz, Sylvia's uncle, was also in the fur business and was married to Minnie Schwartz. Their daughter was Jewell, who owned an art gallery in Yorkville for many years.
Other related families include the Haussers and the Wintrobs.
Scope and Content
This series consists of negatives and proofs created by Sylvia Schwartz of members of her family. Images are primarily of the Schwartz, Solway, Shlesser and Halbert families. Types of photographs include formal portraits in the studio and home and informal and candid portraits of the family at leisure and at events.
This series has been divided into three sub-series. Sub-series 1 contains formal portraits, Sub-series 2 contains images of the family at recreation and Sub-series 3 contains images of the family at events.
Sub-series 1 consists of negatives and proofs of formal portraits done by Sylvia of her immediate family. They were taken both in her studio and in her family home. Those done in the home date from an earlier time. Generally, they are images of the head and upper body of the sitter. Some images feature full body shots of the sitter and some interior views of the Schwartz family home. Those photographed include Gerald, Ralph and Rhoda Halbert, Gertrude, Joseph, Ruth, Jack and Jewell Schwartz, Isaac, Jill and Jan Shleser, and Fanny, Alex, Herbert, Carol and Gary Solway. There are multiple portraits of Ruth Schwartz, the majority of them showcasing Sylvia's early experimentation with portraiture. There are also six self-portraits of Sylvia.
Sub-series 2 consists of thirty-nine negatives and five prints taken by Sylvia Schwartz of the family at recreation. The majority of the images are of the family relaxing at their cottage in Bobcaygeon. There is one print of Herbert Solway reading the newspaper with his son Gary that may or may not have been taken at the cottage. Images consist of photographs of the family on the lawn, in the cottage and at the lake. There are both candid and staged photographs. Family members featured include Gertrude, Joseph, Ruth, Jack and Jewell Schwartz, Helen, Isaac, Jill and Jan Shleser, Fanny, Alex, Herbert, Carol and Gary Solway. Also pictured are members of the Hausser, Halbert and Wintrob families. Friends of the family also appear in these images, such as, Judith Wolfson, Frances and David Gruber and David Rotenberg and his brothers. Sylvia Schwartz is in some images. There is one print that is a view of the cottage from the lake.
Sub-series 3 consists of thirty-one negatives taken by Sylvia Schwartz of family related events that she attended. These include a Pidyon Ha'Ben ceremony for Gary Solway, the first born son of Herbert, Sylvia's nephew and an opening at the Park Plaza Hotel. Images of the Pidyon Ha'Ben include Gertrude, Joseph, Ruth, Jack, Minnie and Jewell Schwartz, Helen, Jill and Jan Shleser, and Fanny, Alex, Herbert, Elaine and Carol Solway. Also included is David Rotenberg who acted as the Kohen at the ceremony. Images from the Park Plaza Hotel include views of the ballroom, the entertainers and family members. The Wintrob, Halbert and Yolles families are also present. Sylvia Schwartz is in two images.
Subjects
Families
Source
Archival Descriptions
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