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Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of David Solomon, during the Second World War. He is in uniform and is standing on a street.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of David Solomon and Corporal Mike Atkins in uniform, during the Second World War. They are standing in front of a stone building. David Solomon is on the left.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Corporal Mike Atkins, David Solomon and a third unidentified soldier, taken during the Second World War. They are all in uniform and are standing in a fenced garden. Pictured are:
Left to right: Mike Atkins, [unidentified], David Solomon.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1945
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern and Maxie Lieberman in London, England. They are both in uniform and are standing in the street.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
England
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 45; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Betty Goldstick Lindgren fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
45
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1939 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ralph Constam was the son of Annie Goldstick and Jake Constam. The parents were married in 1910 in Toronto. Ralph was born on 19 September 1912. He served overseas during the Second World War and married Annaca (Ann) Spero in Holland in 1945. They had a second wedding in Toronto in May 1946. Ann and Ralph had two children, Jacqui and Simon.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ralph Constam and Manny, who was likely a cousin or a friend.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 35 mm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Max Stern dressed in his army uniform, holding two children, Sheldon Glass and an unknown girl. They are standing in the street in front of Mandel's Creamery. Max Stern was stationed in Toronto.
Subjects
Children
Military uniforms
Soldiers--Canada
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
1980-2-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 62
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
62
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Leonard Mehr standing in uniform with his mother Bessie Mehr. They are in front of the Mehr family duplex on Bernside Dr. in Toronto.
Name Access
Mehr, Leonard
Mehr, Bessie
Burnside Dr.
Subjects
Military uniforms
Mothers and sons
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
Burnside Drive (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 68; Item 61
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ethel Mehr fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
68
Item
61
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Leonard Mehr wearing a military uniform in front of the Mehr family home on Burnside Dr. in Toronto. He is standing with his niece Carole Warren and nephew Fred Dunkelman. Several people are standing behind him on the porch.
Name Access
Dunkelman
Mehr, Leonard
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
Burnside Drive (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
9 June 1944
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 15 x 14 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of officers in the mobile signals unit stationed in Normandy, France during the Second World War. Pictured are (descriptions in parenthesis were written by Bill Stern on the back of the original photograph):
Front row, left to right: Dori Landry (the padre of the outfit); Joe Maddigan (farm boy from Saskatchewan -- brother-in-law of Joe [Linachio] -- remember Joe?); Bill Stern (some guy you wouldn't know); Murray Smail (nursing a bottle of beer -- as usual).
Second row, left to right: Barney Gordon (eating a Compo biscuit -- bread to us in those days); "Jack" Sinclair (our Scottish representative -- has since left this world -- his place was taken by a Canadian lad -- did I tell you that we are now 100% Canadian -- all 23 of us); "Red" Macdonald (our problem child. Red can put away more liquor than any ten men I've ever known); "Taffy" Meredith (our wireless [mub?] from Wales -- has also since left this world to make way for a Canadian); [Dines Pinard?].
Third row, left to right: Ed Ross; "Chuck" [Parker]; Junior Loman; Sgt. Larry White; [Red Alter]; Cpl. Art Adamson.
Fourth row, left to right: Cpl. Ronnie Wilfred; [?] Simpkins; Paul Reinhardt (from B.C.); Jimmy Barton (from around Manchester way -- also left); and "Johnny Be Careful" (our politician from the wilds of Quebec, Shawinigan Falls to be exact).
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
France
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of uniformed soldiers in London, England. The man on the far right is Sammy Kwinter who died in the war in 1944.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
England
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of uniformed army and airforce servicemen in London, England, during the Second World War. They are standing in front of a brick house. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Corporal Mike Atkins, [unidentified], [unidentified], L.A.C. Meyer Atkins.
Front row, left to right: David Solomon, [unidentified], [unidentified], [unidentified].
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
London (Ont.)
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
19
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1945
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern and [Maxie Lieberman?], taken in London, England, during the Second World War. Both men are wearing their military uniforms.
Subjects
Military uniforms
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
England
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 44; Item 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
44
Item
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1942]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Helen (née Simon) and Sam Fineberg (in uniform), walking down a Toronto street.
Name Access
Simon, Helen
Fineberg, Sam
Fineberg, Helen
Subjects
Military uniforms
Streets
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-2-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1462
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1462
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Rabbi Leviser of Welland, Ontario in an army chaplain's uniform.
Name Access
Leviser, Rabbi
Subjects
Military chaplains
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
Welland (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3363
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3363
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 11 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Joey Magder in cadet uniform, standing in front of the Moses house at 175 Spruce Street in Sudbury, Ontario.
Subjects
Dwellings
Military cadets
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
Sudbury (Ont.)
Accession Number
1982-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of David Solomon and Mike Atkins dressed in civilian clothing during the Second World War. Mike Atkins is on the left.
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 1257
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1257
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1915 or 1916]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Benstein, Isadore
Frankel, Roy
Geldzaeler, Ben
Jacobs, Arthur
Lyons, Sigmund
Subjects
Military uniforms
World War, 1914-1918
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
1977-4-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 737
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
737
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of David Platnick in cadet uniform crouched down and holding his sister Marilyn Platnick.
Notes
Acquired June 28, 1976.
Name Access
Platnick, David
Platnick, Marilyn
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
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
Accession Number
2015-4-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-4-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
15 cm of textual records
Date
1988-1993
Scope and Content
Accession consists of six yearbooks from Solomon's school years at Bialik Hebrew Day School, CHAT and Forest Hill Collegiate Institute.
Administrative History
Dara Solomon was born in Toronto in 1975 to Joseph and Maureen (Kokotow) Solomon. Her sister is Alida Solomon. In 2004, she married Jay Rosenthal of Natick, MA in San Francisco, CA. Solomon attended Bialik Hebrew Day School (1980-89), Arlington Senior Public School (1989), CHAT (1990), and Forest Hill Collegiate Institute (1991-93). She went on to the University of Toronto where she received her BA and to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she received her Masters in Arts Administration. She worked in museums in the San Francisco Bay Area for 11 years before returning to Toronto with her family in 2012. Since 2012, she has been the director of the Ontario Jewish Archives. She has a daughter named Stella Rosenthal and a son named Cy Rosenthal.
Subjects
Children
Education
Name Access
Solomon, Dara, 1975-
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-6-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-6-6
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
17 photographs : b&w (tiffs)
Date
1958-1970
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 17 scanned photographs from Joe Solomon's time as a camper and tripper at Camp Timberlane, an overnight camp founded in 1957 by Barry and Philomena Lowes on Lake of Two Islands in the Haliburton Highlands. Since it's founding, Camp Timberlane has catered to Jewish campers from Toronto. There is a finding aid in the folder with the scanned photos.
Administrative History
Joseph Nathan Solomon was born on September 4, 1944 to Myer and Sarah (nee Grafstein) Solomon. He is their middle son. He has two brothers David (deceased 2013) and Robert. Solomon attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, University of Toronto for his Bachelors and Osgoode Law School. A highlight of Solomon's life is being a tripper at Camp Timberlane for over 15 years. Solomon practiced law with his father Myer Solomon for the firm Solomon & Solomon and independendly following Myer's retirement and death in the late 1980s. Solomon married Maureen (nee Kokotow) Solomon from Kirkland Lake, ON in 1968. They have two daughters Alida Solomon and Dara Solomon, who started serving as the director of the Ontario Jewish Archives in 2012. Alida Solomon is a chef and restaurant owner.
Subjects
Children
Camps
Name Access
Solomon, Joseph, 1944-
Camp Timberlane
Places
Haliburton, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-7-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-7-4
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
moving images
Physical Description
6 VHS tapes
1 folder of textual records
16 photographs
Date
1940-1978
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs and videos documenting the Solomon family, descendents of Harry and Dora Solomon. There are 6 videos. One video has been transferred to DVD and a finding aid has been created. A finding aid has been created for the photos. There is also a Toronto Life article, "Meet a Slumlord" about Harry Solomon, 1968. There is also a Rosh Hashana (New Years Card) and a baby Record for Stanley Solomon.
Custodial History
Stanley Solomon is the son of Alex and Gert Solomon, and was in possession of the records prior to donating them.
Administrative History
Stanley Solomon is the son of Gert and Alex Solomon. His brother is Leslie. Alex was the eldest son of Harry and Dora (nee Rogow) Solomon. Dora's parents were Sorita and Itche Rogowitch, eventually shortened to Rogow. There were 5 brothers: Alex (Gert), Joe (Ceal), Mike (Sarah Grafstein), Abe (Muriel), and Max (Lillian) and two sisters named Rose (m. Friedman) and Ida (m. Wagman). There was another brother named Sam who died young. Harry was a landlord and the owner of a scrapyard. A number of his sons worked with him in the family business. The family lived on Shaw Street between Dundas and Queen. In the 1930s, he began spending time in Miami, Florida. Harry died in 1972 and Dora died a few months later. Most of the films were shot by Joe Solomon.
Descriptive Notes
There is related material in accession 1980-11-2.
Name Access
Solomon, Stanley, 1939-
Places
North Bay, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Refusnik cases sub-series
Individual Refusnik cases sub-sub series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-6-1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Refusnik cases sub-series
Individual Refusnik cases sub-sub series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-6-1
File
136
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1976]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Refusnik cases sub-series
Individual Refusnik cases sub-sub series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-6-1
File
221
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1976]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 303
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
303
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 408
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
408
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1979-9-32
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-9-32
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
2 folders of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Date
1917-1948
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a certificate of membership to the Independent Order of Foresters, membership dues slips from the Adoniram Council of the Masonic Lodge, and a photographic reproduction of a certificate of membership in the Pride of Israel Sick Benefit Society. Accession also includes business correspondence and newsclippings.
MG_RG
MG 6 E 3
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Freemasonry--Lodges
Societies
Name Access
Independent Order of Foresters
Pride of Israel Sick Benefit Society
Eisen, Solomon
Source
Archival Accessions
Passenger Names
Kersh, Solomon
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Kersh, Solomon
Page Number
374
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Keshen, Solomon
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Keshen, Solomon
Page Number
732
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Solomon, Joseph
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Solomon, Joseph
Page Number
410
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Solomon, P.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Solomon, P.
Page Number
643
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Williams, Solomon
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Williams, Solomon
Page Number
223
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Wilner, Solomon A.
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Wilner, Solomon A.
Page Number
620
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Zadic, Solomon
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Zadic, Solomon
Page Number
682
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Zoddic, Solomon
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Zoddic, Solomon
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Level
Item
ID
Item 738
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
738
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1943
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Notes
Acquired June 28, 1976.
Name Access
Platnick, David
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
Clinton Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Grace Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2567
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2567
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm on matte 28 x 32 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of a group of firemen from Orillia. They are wearing their uniforms and regalia and are holding their hats in their hands.
Notes
See also image #2568.
Subjects
Fire fighters
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
Orillia (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2568
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2568
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm on matte 28 x 32 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of a group of firemen from Orillia. They are wearing their full uniforms and regalia.
Notes
See also image #2567.
Subjects
Fire fighters
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
Orillia (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 9; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Samuels family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
9
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1914]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Harry Samuels in uniform during World War One. The photograph was taken in Toronto.
Name Access
Samuels, Harry
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
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
Levine and Cass family fonds
Segel family series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 25; Series 12; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Levine and Cass family fonds
Segel family series
Level
Item
Fonds
25
Series
12
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic portrait of Ike Segel in an army uniform.
Notes
Inserted in cardboard frame.
Photographer: A. A. Gray and Co., Toronto.
Name Access
Segel, Ike
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 15; File 37; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ida Lewis Siegel fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
15
File
37
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1942
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Avrom Siegel was the fifth child born to Ida and Isidore Siegel in 1916. During the start of the Second World War, Avrom signed up for active service with the RCAF. He was told that the RCAF had too many navigators and was reassigned as a radar operator instead. He was sent to the Agricultural College in Guelph, Ontario where he was educated in electricty and radio. He was then sent to a Royal Air Force radar training school in Clinton, Ontario. Once graduated, Avrom was stationed overseas in England with the operational radar wing of the RAF, known as the 72 Wing.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Avrom Siegel in uniform, standing in a garden.
Notes
Photograph is a Kodacolor print made by the Eastman Kodak Company.
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.
Physical Condition
The colour dyes of the photograph have faded over the years and have become various shades of mustard yellow.
Accession Number
1988-2-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Honours sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Honours sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
2
Series
1-7
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-?]-1977
Physical Description
2.25 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
In the latter half of his life, Ben Dunkelman received a variety of honours, mainly for his military achievements in the Second World War and in the Arab-Israeli War.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of honours Dunkelman received for his military efforts in the Second World War and in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948-1949. The sub-series includes a Distinguished Service Order (DSO) file that contains information about the British honour and why it was given. It also contains a Testimonial Dinner file relating to a tribute in Toronto attended by Yitshak Rabin in 1978 to honour Dunkelman’s achievements in the Arab-Israeli War, and an Israel Bonds file documenting Dunkelman’s position in 1967 as chairman of the Israel Bonds gala anniversary ball.
Notes
The DSO award itself is at the National Archives of Canada.
Subjects
Military decorations
Creator
Dunkelman, Benjamin
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Moscoe fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 69; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Moscoe fonds
Level
File
Fonds
69
File
18
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1942-1943
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of records about Jewish Chaplains in the Canadian Armed Forces. Included is a b&w photograph of seven uniformed Jewish chaplains: Rabbi Abraham Babb, Rabbi David Monson, Rabbi Oscar Fasman, Rabbi Charles Bender, Rabbi Samuel Cass, Rabbi Jacob Eisen, and Rabbi Morris Casriel Katz.
Subjects
Military chaplains
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
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
25
Material Format
textual record
Date
1969-1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, a card and notes related to Dunkelman receiving the Fighter's Decoration of the State of Israel on 18 January 1970. Dunkelman received the award along with other Canadian volunteers in the Arab-Israeli War.
Subjects
Military decorations
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Dave Solomon standing on a beach in his swim trunks.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1942 and 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Dave Solomon standing in front of a parked car with another man seated inside it.
Subjects
Automobiles
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
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
4
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[ca. 1900]-2010
Physical Description
3.1 metres of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell (1919-2000) was a prominant member of the Toronto Jewish community who initially pursued a career as a pharmacist and was later founder and president of the property development company, Elmdale Investments. He held positions as board member or chair in a wide variety of religious, educational and social service organizations and institutions both in Canada and Israel. In Toronto, these included: Clanton Park Synagogue, Adas Israel Synagogue, Jones Avenue Cemetery, Canadian Jewish Congress and the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto (formerly Toronto Jewish Congress, and now the United Jewish Appeal Federation of Greater Toronto).
Edell was born in Toronto on 5 March 1919, the son of Pesach and Molly Edell. He attended Harbord Collegiate and graduated from the Toronto College of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, in 1943 while on leave of absence from the army. He was enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War and served in the signal corps.
After he completed his army service, he opened Edell’s Drug Store at 1978 Queen Street in Etobicoke in 1948, the first shomer Shabbat drug store in the city. He operated a second store at 494 Spadina Avenue in the late 1940s. In 1955 the Queen Street location was expropriated by the City of Toronto. Subsequently, Edell founded Elmdale Investments, the company which built and managed the Elmhurst Plaza in Etobicoke. He reopened the drug store, which was renamed Elmhurst Drugs in the plaza. He also invested in two retail textile stores, Deltex Drapery and Dodd’s Drapery which had been founded by group of businessmen including his cousin Israel Edell.
In 1952 he married Dolly Weinstock, the daughter of Moishe and Sylvia Weinstock. They lived in the newly developed suburb of North York with their four children: Ethel, Simcha, Malka and Joseph. After 10 years of marriage, Dolly died and in 1966, he married Celia Rogen Hoffman.
Sol Edell was a founding member and first president of the Clanton Park Congregation. He was actively involved in the construction of the synagogue and its development. He continued to be affiliated with Shomrai Shabbos where his grandfather Rabbi Yosef Weinreb had been the rabbi. He was also involved with Adas Israel, the synagogue in Hamilton where his wife Celia had been an active member.
He was chair of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region -- Toronto Jewish Congress Archives Committee, which subsequently became the Ontario Jewish Archives. During his tenure, the archives was responsible for the reconstruction of the Kiever Synagogue which had been built in the early 1900s but had fallen into a state of disrepair by the 1960s.
Sol Edell was also involved in a number of Zionist organizations. He was the founding chair of the Aliyah Support Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto, whose mandate was to assist Torontonians who had moved to Israel and ease their transition into Israeli society. He was also an active member of the Mizrachi organization and its affiliated institutions. Another one of Sol Edell’s interests was ensuring the preservation of local cemeteries. He was president of the Jones Avenue Cemetery and on the board of Pardes Shalom and the Bathurst Lawn Cemetery, Clanton Park section.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting Sol Edell's business activities, community involvement and personal life. Included is correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, financial records, legal records, publications, audio-visual material, invitations, newspaper clippings, artifacts, lists, reports, speeches, and architectural drawings.
The fonds is organized into the following eleven series: Personal; Edell's Drug Store and Elmhurst Pharmacy; Elmdale Investments; Deltex Drapery and Dodd's Drapery; Adas Israel Synagogue; Clanton Park Synagogue; Shomrai Shabbos; Aliyah; Cemetery and funeral home; Historical materials; and, Activities and organizations.
Notes
Physical description note: includes 739 photographs, 232 architectural drawings, 11 audio cassettes, 9 audio reels, 13 film reels, 7 videocassettes, 4 slides, 1 plaque, 4 badges, and 1 key.
Name Access
Edell Solomon, 1919-2000
Clanton Park Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Edell, Dolly
Edell, Celia
Edell's Drug Store
Elmhurst Pharmacy
Jones Avenue Cemetery
Canadian Jewish Congress/ Toronto Jewish Congress Archives
Aliyah Support Committee
Subjects
Business
Pharmacists
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Physical Condition
The bulk of the architectural drawings are currently being stored rolled up. They should be flattened and encapsulated in melinex.
Film and sound reels should be digitized.
Related Material
See fonds #5 for material related to Paul Edell.
See accession #2012-10/9 for material related to the Edell family.
Creator
Edell, Solomon, 1919-2000
Accession Number
2002-12-2
2008-8-29
2011-5-4
2012-10-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 73
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
73
Material Format
textual record
Date
1959-1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1981-12-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1981-12-5
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 album
Date
1930
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one family album consisting of a family history and genealogical family tree for the Solomon Gold family (volume 21), published in Winnipeg.
Subjects
Families
Name Access
Gold, Solomon
Places
Winnipeg (Man.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-9-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-9-8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material (electronic)
graphic material
Physical Description
8 photographs : b&w and col. (7 jpg)
1 naturalization paper
Date
1910-1960
Scope and Content
Records include the 1911 naturalization certificate of Solomon Waiser; a 1948-1949 class composite photograph of the North Bay Hebrew School; and 7 scanned copies of original photographs. The photographs include images of Sol Waiser, his wife Essie, and children; the wedding of Mary Waiser and Milton Cossaver; Sol Waiser's house in North Bay; and two North Bay streetscapes outside Sol Waiser's clothing store.
Photographs are as follows:
01. Esther and Jake Kizell (Cynthia Flesher's grandparents) dancing at Sol and Essie Waiser’s 50th wedding anniversary.
02. Right to left: Sol Waiser and Essie, Zelda and William and Ceritta and Arthur, bound for Europe, 1927.
03. Sol Waiser and Silverstein shops in North Bay, 1940s.
04. Sol Waiser and wife standing outside store on parade route, 1910.
05. Sol Waiser’s house at 133 Main Street West.
06. Sol Waiser walking new torah to shul after son returned from war, ca. 1945.
07. Wedding of Mary Waiser and Milton Cossever, March 26 1950. Front row, left to right: Frances Waiser, Michael Waiser, Cynthia Waiser, Rifka Wiseman, Lillian Wiseman, Bona Wiseman, Milton Cossaver, Mary Waiser Cossaver, Sylvia Black, Mrs. Cossaver, Bessie Waiser, Rae Black, Peter Schacter, Geety Waiser, Mrs. Cosaver, unknown. Second row, left to right: Gary ?, Art Waiser, Bill Waiser, Henry Wiseman, unknown, Louis Ritter, unknown, Sol Waiser, unknown, unknown.
08. North Bay Hebrew School 1948-49. Identified are, top left: Henry Wiseman (father of Ricky Pasternak), Nathan Rivilis, Jack Stoller. Middle left: Rifkay (Ricky) Pasternak, Faegi Hoffman, Michael Cohen, Cynthia Waiser, Gloria Hockman. Bottom left: Irwin (Butch) Rivilis, Peter Brown, Bernice (Brooky) Himmel, Herbie Herman, Sandra Hockman.
09. Soloman Waiser naturalization papes.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Communities
Families
Name Access
Waiser, Solomon
Places
North Bay (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
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