Sub-series consists of textual and graphic material documenting the Women's Auxiliary's membership campaigns and membership. Included are meeting notices, agendas and minutes, membership lists, reports, correspondence, invitations, and photographs.
Sub-series consists of textual and graphic material documenting the Men's Service Group's membership recruitment and recognition. Included are meeting notices and minutes, a report, correspondence, invitations, and a photograph.
This file consists of general correspondence. Included is correspondence pertaining to Mizrachi business; Katz's involvement with the start of the" Hebrew Journal"; correspondence pertaining to arrangements for summers spent in Bronte, ON. (e.g. notifying Toronto police of his absence, rerouting The Jewish Morning Journal, gardening services); a letter from Toronto G'millath Chasidim Association contacting Katz as guarantor or a loan; correspondence concerning properties owned by Katz (e.g. rent owning, property assessment, utilities, purchase of property in Bronte, ON in 1931, notice from the Department of Buildings requesting a repair of a chimney, insurance); a postcard in Yiddish; a personal letter of thanks from Samuel Factor, M.P.; a bill of sale for plumbing supplies; birthday greetings; correspondence with Horowitz Bros. & Margareten concerting information regarding the Customs Division of Canada and correspondence sent form Poland (e.g. a copy of a marriage certificate written in Hebrew and Yiddish, a wedding invitation) and miscellaneous correspondence in Yiddish. Also included are two letters sent by Katz to business associates requesting they not do business with his son, Ben, following Ben's decision to leave Reliable Tobacco once he got engaged in 1936. Also included is a medical report by Dr. A. I. Willinsky.
File consists of two letters. The first, dated November 6th, 1918, is a letter from Edmund Scheuer's brother, Benno, to Jessica (Jessie) Bloom, his daughter-in-law, congratulating her on just having learned of her marriage on Novermber 3rd, 1918, to Isadore Scheuer. The second, dated February 23rd, 1959, is a letter from Edith M. Butt, 15 Minto Place, Toronto, to Edmund Scheuer Ltd. Mrs. Butt was a customer of the store and was writing to thank Scheuer's for her diamond engagement ring purchased thirty-five years earlier.
Ink has started to create holes in the paper of the letter from 1918.
File consists of a letter to Frank Folino from Justine Apple. In the letter, Justine writes of Kulanu Toronto's
support of "the mission, vision, and values of Pride Toronto." The letter is dated 3 April 2009.
File consists of correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and acquaintances he sent his book to, including Barney Danson, Jay Rutherford, Allan Bronfman and Harry Batshaw. Much of the correspondence comments on Dual Allegiance.
File consists of photographs taken at the Women's Auxiliary's membership tea, which was held at Evelyn Librach's home. Identified in the photographs is (left to right): Esther Exton, Lillian Morgenthau, Evelyn Librach, and Tillie Goldberg (standing).
Shomrai Shabbos was an orthodox congregation that was founded by Galician Jews in 1896. They originally met in a room on Richmond Street in Toronto. They purchased a building in 1899 on Chestnut Street which was once a mission church. The first rabbi was Rabbi Yosef Weinreb, who was hired in 1899 when the synagogue opened. He was the grandfather of Sol Edell. The synagogue was in several downtown locations until it moved to Glengrove Avenue in North York in 1966. The congregation has its own cemetery located on Jones Avenue in the east end of Toronto.
Scope and Content
File consists of a Shomrai Shabbos ledger listing membership dues and donations for the years 1923 to 1935. The ledger begins with a list of members whose names are written in Englsh and Yiddish. Each member is assigned a number. The ledger includes entries for close to 400 individuals. Each page is assigned a number which corresponds to the names listed in the front of the ledger. Each entry includes the name of the individual, address, as well as the dates of each payment made by the individual to the synagogue.
Ledger is in very poor condition and requires conservation attention. The spine cover is missing and thread binding is disintegrating, there is some mould damage to the cover and likely some of the pages, the leather corners on the cover are rotting, and there is considerable water damage to the cover and interior pages.
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The membership portfolio was responsible for the recruitment and retention of members.
Scope and Content
Sub-series documents the activities of the membership portfolio and its various committees, predominantly from the 1970s and 1980s. It consists of publicity material, resource handbooks, by-laws and photographs.
This file consists of membership cards belonging to Maurice Berg for Ajalon Lodge, the Gil Zimmerman Baby Minding Association, and as a registered delegate at the Eleventh National Convention of the Federation of Young Judaea of Canada.
The file consists of correspondence between the book club and its members regarding the selections and special offers available from series of books. It also contains promotional flyers and leaflets sent to members.