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Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 63
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
63
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1975
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Good Age Club was a seniors club co-sponsored by the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. and the Toronto section of the National Council of Jewish Women. The club organized social and cultural activities for its members.
Scope and Content
This file contains textual records relating to the operation of the Good Age Club including general correspondence, committee lists and reports. There is also a bulletin and a program flyer.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
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 59
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
59
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1958-1981
Physical Description
13 photographs : b&w and col. (2 negatives) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of members of the Good Age Club participating in various club activities such as bowling, card playing, group discussions and a dance at the northern building. There are also some images of members eating together, on trips to Ottawa and Cyprus and performing a theatrical production of Gypsies.
Identified individuals in the photographs include Dora Gottheil, Edward Zaretsky and Nessie Rosen.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Toronto Section archival material sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-13; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Toronto Section archival material sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
7-13
File
30
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of five photographs of seniors socialising in various forms: dancing, talking, playing bingo, reading Yiddish newspapers or having tea, at Golden Age / Good Age Clubs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2004-5-119
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-119
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
[ca. 1975]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a handwritten speech in Yiddish for a lecture at the Good Age Club at the JCC on Bathurst Street, Toronto.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Toronto Section archival material sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-13; File 34
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Toronto Section archival material sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
7-13
File
34
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1957-[1970?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
8 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28 x 21 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists eight photographs; seven are photocopies of photographs, taken of seniors enjoying activites at Golden Age clubs and one is a photograph of a Creative Living Club Extreme night. There are also newsclippings about NCJW's volunteer work including the expansion of the Good Age clubs; and a copy of the Creative Living Club Constitution.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-4; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-4
File
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Feb. 1966
Physical Description
4 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images taken at a dance class at the Jewish Home for the Aged. The images depict several residents of the Jewish Home dancing with each other and with an instructor.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-4; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-4
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
21 March 1960
Physical Description
4 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of images of the residents of the Jewish Home for the Aged, engaged in craft classes, and one image of a resident seated in a wheelchair.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Physical Condition
Segregated due to vinegar syndrome.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Yeshivah Torath Chaim Theological Seminary of Canada fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 21; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Yeshivah Torath Chaim Theological Seminary of Canada fonds
Level
File
Fonds
21
File
26
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains a programme from Yeshivah Torath Chaim's ordination exercises in honour of Rabbi Benjamin Hauer, Rabbi S. Phyvle Rosensweig, and Rabbi Benjamin L. P. Urman. The exercises were held Sunday, March 8, 1953 at the yeshivah synagogue.
Name Access
Hauer, Benjamin
Rosensweig, Rabbi S. Phyvle
Urman, Rabbi Benjamin
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-4; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-4
File
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
12 Jan. 1969
Physical Description
2 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two images of the Jewish Home for the Aged, Men's Service Group fundraiser. The images depict members of the group seated in the auditorium of the Home and pointing to a sign that reads: Reach the Heart of M.S.G. Support the Honour Roll, $75, 000.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Jewish Old Folks' Home series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 6; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Jewish Old Folks' Home series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
6
File
1
Material Format
object
Date
[192-?]
Physical Description
3 coins : bronze ; 31 cm in diam. + 4 rubbings
Scope and Content
File consists of three coins. The coins have the image of the Jewish Old Folks' Home on one side with the phrase "the only Jewish Home for the Aged in Ontario" written underneath. On the other side, there are profiles of a male and female face with the words "keep me up and you will have good luck" in between the faces.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-4; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-4
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
28 March 1965
Physical Description
11 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images taken during the closing banquet of the Men's Service Club, held at Beth Tzedec Synagogue. The images depict speakers at the podium, members receiving plaques and certificates, and group images of invited guests.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Combined Building Campaign Committee series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 6; Item 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Combined Building Campaign Committee series
Level
Item
Fonds
61
Series
6
Item
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w (1 negative and 2 glass slides) ; 11 x 13 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This item is a glass slide of a group of young men lifting weights in the exercise room of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. on Brunswick Avenue. The room is visibly overcrowded.
Notes
The copy print and negative were made from the original glass slides by the Archives.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
1988-4-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Melamed fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 7; Item 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Melamed fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
7
Item
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1919 or 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a young girl standing in front of the doors to the Ontario Dry Goods & Dress Goods store on Spadina Avenue, which was owned by the Melamed family. The Toronto Jewish City Directory lists the location of the store as 394 Spadina Avenue.
Name Access
Ontario Dry Goods
Subjects
Dry-goods
Storefronts
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
Kensington Market (Toronto, Ont.)
Spadina Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-3-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Address
374 Spadina Avenue
Source
Landmarks

Gordon Melamed (6 Apr. 1927-16 Nov. 2004) was born to Morris and Zena Melamed. The Melamed family was originally from Russia. Morris Melamed served in the Russian army during the Russo-Japanese War. He was married to Zena Melamed and they had eleven children, Gordon being the only boy. Morris Melamed owned a dry goods store and the family were active members of the Toronto Jewish community.
Address
374 Spadina Avenue
Scope Note
Gordon Melamed (6 Apr. 1927-16 Nov. 2004) was born to Morris and Zena Melamed. The Melamed family was originally from Russia. Morris Melamed served in the Russian army during the Russo-Japanese War. He was married to Zena Melamed and they had eleven children, Gordon being the only boy. Morris Melamed owned a dry goods store and the family were active members of the Toronto Jewish community.
Category
Retail store
Source
Landmarks
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 105
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
105
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1967-1974
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 18 x 23 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of three photographs of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. rhythmics class. The photographs depict children with hula hoops and marching batons.
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 115
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
115
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955-1965
Physical Description
12 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 26 cm and 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of images of the Bloor and Spadina and northern Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. scubadiving classes. The images depict people in the pool and wearing scubadiving gear such as snorkels, masks and oxygen tanks. Individuals identified in the photographs include Jack Krasman, Jack Blank and Johnny Johnston.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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; Item 46
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
Item
46
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photograph of the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. shop class. Featured from left to right: Fred Tittel, Irving Milgrom, Milton Rodness and instructor Archie Bell.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
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 143
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
143
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]-1977
Physical Description
42 photographs : b&w ; 27 x 33 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of members of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. participating in yoga classes at the Bloor and Spadina and northern buildings. The images depict participants in various yoga poses and holds.
Physical Condition
One oversized photograph has several folds and tears around its edges.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. Alexander Brown fonds
Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 95; Series 2; File 71
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. Alexander Brown fonds
Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto series
Level
File
Fonds
95
Series
2
File
71
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1969]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a photograph of students completing projects in their art class.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers.
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
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 4; File 74
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
4
File
74
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Congregation Beth David fonds
Religious programs and services series
Beth David Hebrew School file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 88; Series 2; File 1; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Congregation Beth David fonds
Religious programs and services series
Beth David Hebrew School file
Level
Item
Fonds
88
Series
2
File
1
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1916]
Physical Description
2 photographs (1 negative) : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a Brantford Hebrew Association (later Congregation Beth David) Cheder class. Pictured is Rabbi Jack Corsonsky (Corson) surrounded by his students. Pictured in the front, second and third from the left are Ida and Alice Gazer.
Subjects
Heder
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
1976-6-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Yeshivah Torath Chaim Theological Seminary of Canada fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 21; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Yeshivah Torath Chaim Theological Seminary of Canada fonds
Level
File
Fonds
21
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1964
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains eight Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) class journals which were filled out by teachers at the yeshivah between 1954 and 1964. The journals give information on enrollment, attendance, as well as student names, ages, addresses, day-time public schools, and grades.
Physical Condition
The class journals are dirty and stained.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 55
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
55
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains meeting minutes of the UJRA Committee which contain a report by David Andrews on English classes held at the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A., a report on English classes for new Canadians and general correspondence.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
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 3
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
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1963-1977
Physical Description
32 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of several snapshots of group aerobics classes at the Bloor and northern branches of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
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 53
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
53
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of Bernie Lesk performing CPR on a dummy at the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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; Item 27
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
Item
27
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1975]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photograph of a group of young women and girls participating in a jazz class at the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. The women are stretching in a dance room, in front of a mirrored wall.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Education Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-6; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Education Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
7-6
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[198-]
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. (6 slides) ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
File consists of slides of photographs taken at a crafts class.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3703
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3703
Material Format
graphic material
Date
March 1928
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Name Access
Workers' Sport Group
Subjects
Sports
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
1985-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-6; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-6
File
19
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
16 Nov. 1962
Physical Description
25 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 11 x 13 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of graphic and textual records documenting the Women's Auxiliary's second fashion show, which took place in the Baycrest auditorium. Included are event programmes, program notices, newspaper clippings, poems and photographs. Identified in the photographs are: Sophie Mandel, Sarah Tobias, Mrs. Jacobs, Mrs. Shub, Mrs Mechlinger, Mrs. Esther Rudnik, Merle Parker (commentator), Rose Saltzman (hostess), Gordon Parker (vocalist) and Bill Badgley (piano).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Client Agency Correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 18; File 47
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Client Agency Correspondence series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
18
File
47
Material Format
textual record
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of brochures listing services to the aged and aging in the Jewish community.
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 77
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
77
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]-1970
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 and 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs taken at a karate exhibition and competition at the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. and one photograph of a member of the karate club sparring with another member.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
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 138
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
138
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936-1975
Physical Description
17 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of members of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. weightlifting club. The images include the first all-Jewish weightlifting club in Canada from 1936, the club from 1946, as well as men lifting weights at both the Bloor and Spadina and northern branches. Identified individuals include Nat Crystal, Moe Stolberg, Sam Milstone, Harry Moscoe, Juda Lapidus, Isadore Keshen, Dave Brown, Sol Kline, Berney Rosen, Murray Krugel, Ben Pinkus, Isadore Crystal, Joe Goodman, Hye Marks, Bill Gryfe, Sam Cooper, Nat Feldman, Sam Ginsberg, Jack Handler, Earl Mandel, Sid Charendorf and Marty Winick.
Notes
There are two copies of the image of the 1936 club.
Subjects
Weight lifters
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
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 145
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
145
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950], 1968
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs of a Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. youth club seated around a table with books and papers and one photograph of a youth chess club being supervised by Sam and Mark Shapiro.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1994-4-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1994-4-3
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm
Date
[ca. 1918]-[ca. 1919]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a group photograph of the Oriole Club celebrating the end of the First World War.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928-1945
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of five photographs of Maurice Berg with members of clubs he was associated with including the Balfour Social and Athletic Club, Canadian Young Judaea Senior Board, and the Ten Club.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Homemaking Clubs series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 87; Series 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Homemaking Clubs series
Level
Series
Fonds
87
Series
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1933-1941
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Around 1934, the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau (JFWB) began a Homemaking Club, which offered mothers a series of lectures in cooking, nutrition, and household budgeting. The club was one of many being formed throughout Toronto through the St. George's School for Child Study at the University of Toronto.
In 1936, the program of the Homemaking Club expanded to offer lectures on chid-care, instruction in sewing and knitting and to provide mothers with a recreational outlet. By 1941 three different types of groups were meeting bi-monthly: parent education groups on the pre-school child, parent education groups on the adolescent child, and recreation groups. The purpose of these groups was to "promote and develop harmonious and good relations in family life."
The first Director of the Homemaking Centre was Dr. Cecil Markowitz and the courses were instructed by leaders trained at the St. George's School for Child Study. The meetings originally took place at the Council House at 44 St. George Street, but a Homemaking Centre was later established for the club at 53 Baldwin Street. Around 1942, JFWB cancelled the Parent Education groups due to difficulty securing trained leaders and a lack of interest among its clientele.
Scope and Content
Series consists of textual records documenting the JFWB's Homemaking Clubs. Included are meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, reports, correspondence, seasonal schedules, attendance sheets, publicity articles and other materials used during group meetings, such as songs and theatrical scripts. Committees and Clubs documented include: the Homemaking Centre Committee, the Parent Education Committee, the Parent Education Group, the Recreation Club, and the Child Study Group.
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and the head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing some of the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-3
File
96
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the Granite Club's membership ban against Jewish people.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Subjects
Clubs
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Toronto Zionist Council sous-fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-2; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Toronto Zionist Council sous-fonds
Level
File
Fonds
28-2
File
31
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of general correspondence, invitations, meeting agendas, and memoranda.
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 173
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
173
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence and notices of events, texts of newscasts, and agendas.
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 226
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
226
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning the creation of a record club and selection of recordings to be made available to members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
33
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950-1959
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file contains correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas and reports of the Club and Education Committee, later known as the Club Department Committee, or simply, the Club Committee. The file also contains some meeting minutes and agendas from the various sub-committees such as the Teenage Committee, the Junior Committee and the Program Planning Committee.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 92
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
92
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1955
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Knothole Club was an inter-denominational baseball club for boys aged ten to fourteen. Several city organizations were participants in the club, including the Y.M.H.A. David Andrews was one of three vice-presidents with the club.
Scope and Content
This file contains a background history of the club, general correspondence and meeting minutes and agendas.
Subjects
Baseball
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
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; Item 5
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
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photograph of a group of young male athletes posing in the gymnasium of the Brunswick Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
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
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; 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
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of one photograph of Bella Gembicki and Hannah Goldhar, members of Club Hatikvah, selling cookies door-to-door.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
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 62
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
62
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]-1977
Physical Description
19 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of young members of the Bloor and northern Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. gymnastics club. The images depict boys and girls on the rings, trampoline, pummelhorse, floor mats, balance beam and parallel bars. Their instructors are also featured in many of the photographs.
Ruth Rosen is identified as an instructor in one of the photographs.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee
Photograph collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 67
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee
Photograph collection
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
67
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955-1973
Physical Description
19 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of the Judo Club at both the Bloor and Spadina and northern Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. branches. The photos are of the different classes being taught, as well as photos of various judo teams.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
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 69
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
69
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946-1953
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs of children in the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. woodworking studio at the Brunswick building and the Bloor and Spadina building. The instructor of the class is featured in both photographs.
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 572
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
572
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1929]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Ansonville cheder class, ca. 1929. The photograph was taken outside. Pictured are:
Centre: Mr. Kosoff. Children from left to right: Harry Abramson (lawyer in Windsor), Vera Abramson (Montreal), Esther Abramson (Montreal), Becky Briansky, John Abramson, Mary Crotin, Dorothy Abramson, Art Crotin (killed in war), Lou Crotin (identified this photo), Bill Perlmutter (now in Montreal), and Bella Briansky.
Name Access
Abramson, Dorothy
Abramson, Esther
Abramson, Harry
Abramson, John
Abramson, Vera
Briansky, Becky
Briansky, Bella
Crotin, Art
Crotin, Lou
Crotin, Mary
Perlmutter, Bill
Subjects
Heder
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
Ansonville (Ont.)
Accession Number
Acquired Dec. 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 573
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
573
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1929]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Ansonville cheder class, ca. 1929. The photograph was taken outside. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Esther Abramson, Mary Crotin, Becky Briansky, Mr. Kosoff, Bella Briansky, and John Abramson. Middle row: Lou Crotin, Bill Perlmutter, Harry Abramson, and Art Crotin. Front row: Dorothy Abramson, Rita Briansky.
Name Access
Ansonville
Subjects
Heder
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
Acquired Dec. 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4102
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4102
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1925]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w and sepia (1 negative) ; 10 x 15 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print and copy negative of a Cheder class in Oshawa, Ontario. The photograph depicts twelve children standing in front of a bricked building with the rabbi. The building was probably a rented hall where the early services of the synagogue were held, before the move to 45 Albert Street. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Simma [Engel?], Rabbi Primack's son, Rabbi Primack's daughter, Anne Dime, Anne Hennick, Sara Rainish.
Front row left to right: Clara Engel (m. Rubin), Maxie Rainish, Irving Oilgissor, Becky Rainish, Sam Dime, [Primack child?], Rabbi Primack.
Notes
This photo is the original of photo #4103.
Subjects
Heder
Portraits, Group
Students
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
Oshawa (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
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