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Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 55; Series 2; File 82
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
55
Series
2
File
82
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of correspondence on behalf of the Mizrachi Organization of Canada with Canadian members and American affiliates. Included is a copy of a cable sent by Menachem Mendel Ussishkin, World President of the Jewish National Fund in May 1939 reporting on land purchase in Eretz Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Mizrachi series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 55; Series 1; File 46
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Mizrachi series
Level
File
Fonds
55
Series
1
File
46
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937-1941
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of correspondence with out-of-town rabbis. Letters include but are not limited to invitations to deliver lectures, requests to attend meetings, requests for donations and payments, acknowledgement of receipt of donations, information from the Joint Distribution Committee, a request concerning the availability of a rabbinical position in a Toronto synagogue.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 55; Series 2; File 222
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
55
Series
2
File
222
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939-1940
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of communication between Katz representing Mizrachi Organization of Canada and the United Jewish Welfare Funds of Windsor, Hamilton and Winnipeg. Also included are requests for funding from Yeshiva Torah B'nai Israel (Hungary) and Sfath Emeth Yeshivah (Ruhama, Jerusalem).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3815
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3815
Material Format
graphic material
Date
October 6, 1985
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a Simchat Torah rally on Bathurst Street.
Left to right: Rabbi L. Englander; Rabbi D. Marmur; Rabbi J. B. Friedberg; Dr. E. Y. Lipsitz.
Background: Mayor Mel Lastman.
Notes
Credit Graphic Artists.
Name Access
Lastman, Mel
Subjects
Mayors
Places
Bathurst Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1985-10-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 91
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
91
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence between members of the Zionist Organization of Canada executive and Teddy Kollek, mayor of Jerusalem.
Name Access
Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007
Subjects
Mayors
Places
Jerusalem
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 72
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
72
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of former mayor Nathan Phillips flanked by several Metro Toronto Chairmen. Phil Givens in second from left, while Paul Godrey is second from right.
Notes
Reproduction note: The Toronto Sun owns copyright to this photograph.
Acquired in Nov. 1974.
Name Access
Phillips, Nathan, 1892-1976
Subjects
Mayors
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
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-6; File 10
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
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1960
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of residents going on an unidentified outing.
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 11
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
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
6 photographs (negatives) + identification key
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of residents on an unidentified outing.
Notes
The negative identification key is included with the negatives; however, it is difficult to make out the handwriting. Some of the negatives were of personal family photographs which have been culled.
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 12
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
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Aug. 1961
Physical Description
10 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of residents on an unidentified outing, which was possibly at Camp Good Fellowship (a program at the Mothers' and Babes' Rest Home for senior citizens) or near R. Smith's summer cottage.
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 13
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
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1961]
Physical Description
6 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of residents and their families, and volunteers on an unidentified outing. Included are images of residents enjoying a picnic and playing Bingo outside.
Notes
Photographs are by Willy Lobel.
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
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 55; Series 2; File 161
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Julius P. Katz fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
55
Series
2
File
161
Material Format
textual record
Date
[19--]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of a Montreal address and [phone number?].
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter Dunkelman wrote to Paul Kenney, a Florida comptroller, to inform him of a change of address.
Physical Condition
Record is fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 913
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
913
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph
Notes
Aquired 1976.
Credit: Jack Mitchell, Toronto.
Name Access
Gasner, Meyer W.
YMHA
Young Men's Hebrew Association
Subjects
Meetings
Speeches, addresses, etc
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.
Places
Bloor Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2011-9-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2011-9-6
Material Format
graphic material
moving images
Physical Description
22 photographs : b&w and col. ; 16 x 10 cm and 7 x 9 cm
1 DVD
Date
[197-]-[198-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 22 copy photographs documenting the political and personal career of Philip White, former mayor of York, as well as one DVD entitled the Life of Philip White, produced by Knowledge Media Design Institute in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. Several of the photographs also depict politicians such as Nathan Phillips, Phil Givens, Paul Godfrey, Pierre Trudeau, David Crombie, Bob Rae and Mel Lastman.
Administrative History
Philip Cecil White was a Jewish mayor of York, a borough of the pre-amalgamated Toronto, from 1970 to 1978. He was the longest serving mayor of the region since 1850. He was also a pharmacist and owned White's pharmacy with his brother Murray at Jane St. and St. Clair Ave. from 1950 to 1972.
Phil White was born in Toronto on October 23, 1923 to Harry and Sara (Steinhart) White, immigrants from Poland and Austria. He attended Harbord Collegiate and graduated from the University of Toronto in Pharmacy. He first served as alderman from 1959 to 1968, then as controller from 1968 to 1970 and again from 1982 to 1988. White was with partner Trudy Appleby from 1987 to 2013, following a first marriage to Helen Strachman from 1950 to 1978. He has four children, Bryon, Glenna, Lesley and Kevin. Philip White passed away on June 8, 2013.
Subjects
Mayors--Canada
Name Access
White, Philip, 1923-2013
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 929
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
929
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1920
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Dave Korman was the former mayor of Englehart. He came from St. Louis, Missouri in 1901.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Dave Korman of Englehart, Ontario. He is pictured wearing a fur coat and hat.
Notes
Photo by D. Kerrigan, Englehart.
Name Access
Korman, Dave
Subjects
Mayors
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
Englehart (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-7-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Human Rights Day file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Human Rights Day file
Level
Item
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
31
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 Dec. 1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Notes
Photograph by Gadi Hoz.
Name Access
Crombie, David, 1936-
Salsberg, J. B. (Joseph B.), ca. 1903-1998
Subjects
Mayors--Canada
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
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Publications, Speeches, Press Releases and Reports sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-2
File
87
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an address regarding Jewish communities in Ontario, and contrasts Ontario to Quebec.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Programs and events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-8; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Programs and events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
5-8
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1975]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an article.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Geldzaeler family series
Mark and Yetta Geldzaeler family sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 115; Series 2-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Geldzaeler family series
Mark and Yetta Geldzaeler family sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
115
Series
2-1
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1911]-1916
Physical Description
13 photographs : b&w and sepia (2 negatives) ; 12 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of negatives and photographs documenting the family’s outing to a beach and experiences in Bobcaygeon. Identified individuals include: Yetta Geldzaeler, Simon Shumer, Rachel Geldzaeler, Jen Shumer, Gertrude (Gerry) Shumer, Alfred Geldzaeler, Frances Geldzaeler, Ben Geldzaeler, Rose Geldzaeler and Becky Lieberman.
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 14
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
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1963
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of residents and volunteers leaving Baycrest for an outing at the O'Keefe Centre.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Samuel Posluns fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 70; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Samuel Posluns fonds
Level
File
Fonds
70
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1947
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of addresses of individuals in Europe.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Publications, Speeches, Press Releases and Reports sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-2
File
86
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an address to the Workmen's Circle by Ben Kayfetz
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Name Access
Kayfetz, Benjamin, 1916-2002
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Inaugural mayoral address and first council meeting file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
4-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1963
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3 x 4 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Mayor Phil Givens delivering his inaugural address (right side, at podium). His family attended the ceremony, and are seated on the left; in the front row are (left to right): Eleanor, Min, and Michael Givens. In the second row are (left to right): Hyman Givens?, Mary Givens, [?].
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
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 26
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
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1935
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm + identification key
Scope and Content
File consists of a group portrait of Leaders Council in "Town Hall Night". Identifcation key lists four of those members.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4531
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4531
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm on matte 19 x 24 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a Lansdowne School class outing in Toronto. The photograph features a large group of kids assembled in a park. Etta Taube (m. Mrs. John Sherman) is pictured seated in the front row, second from 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
1988-4-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 115; Series 1-2; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
115
Series
1-2
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1925]-[ca. 1937]
Physical Description
49 photographs : b&w (37 negatives) ; 11 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File includes negatives and photographs of informal family outings and trips. Destinations include beaches, Centre Island and the Humber river.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Social Planning Committee series
Sub-committee on Jewish Education sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 9-3; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Social Planning Committee series
Sub-committee on Jewish Education sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
9-3
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of manuals and reports about, and a final version of, the "In Reach Out Reach survey of Jewish Families and Education" by Dr. B.A. Griffith.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Social Planning Committee series
Sub-committee on Jewish Education sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 9-3; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Social Planning Committee series
Sub-committee on Jewish Education sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
9-3
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1972
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence about the Study Committee on Jewish Education.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
2 negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm and 13 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
Philip G. Givens, the son of Hyman and Mary Gevertz [Givens], was born in Toronto in 1922. He graduated from the University of Toronto in Political Science and Economics in 1945 and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1949. He practiced law at Pivnick, Givens, and Chusid. Philip Givens was married to Minnie Rubin and they had two children named Eleanor and Michael.
Givens was first elected in 1951 as Alderman for Ward 5 in Toronto, serving in that capacity until he ran for Controller in 1960 and won. He was Controller until 1963, when he was appointed Mayor. He was re-elected Mayor in 1964, but was defeated in 1966.
In 1968, he was elected as a Liberal Member of Parliament for York West, and in 1971, he was elected to the Ontario Provincial Legislature for the riding of York Forest Hill.
In 1977, Phil Givens was appointed Provincial Court Judge and Chairman of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission. He served as Chairman until 1985, when he was appointed trial judge in the Civil Division. He retired from the judiciary in 1988.
Philip Givens was active in Jewish communal life. He held offices in many organizations, including the Canadian Jewish Congress, the United Jewish Welfare Fund, B'nai B'rith, the Zionist Organization of Canada, the Talmud Torah Eitz Chaim and Baycrest Centre.
He was also the founder and first president of the Upper Canada Lodge of B'nai B'rith. He was general chairman of the United Israel Appeal -Israel Emergency Fund in 1967 and the United Jewish Appeal -Israel Special Fund in 1968. From 1973 to 1985 he was national chairman for the Canadian Zionist Federation.
Philip Givens was the recipient of the Negev dinner award from the Jewish National Fund in 1968, the Human Relations Award of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews in 1969, and the Award of Honour from B'nai B'rith and the State of Israel Bonds in 1972.
Scope and Content
Photograph of former mayor of the City of Toronto Philip Givens wearing the mayoral Chain of Office. Upon inauguration, the Chain of Office is worn by the new mayor throughout the inauguration ceremony and while meeting the Toronto City Council.
Name Access
Givens, Philip, 1922-1995
Subjects
Mayors--Chains of office
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.
Related Material
see also Accession 1990-9-7, Philip G. Givens
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Administrative Council and Executive Board series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 1-2; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Administrative Council and Executive Board series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
1-2
File
29
Material Format
textual record
Date
Sep. 1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning the visit of Teddy Kollek to Montreal, Canadian Young Judaea, and the construction of a Canadian youth centre in Jerusalem.
Name Access
Canadian Young Judaea
Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007
Subjects
Mayors
Youth centers
Places
Montréal (Québec)
Jerusalem
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
General photographs sub-series
The grounds, campers and staff at Tollandale file
Level
Item
Fonds
52
Series
1-7
File
3
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1941]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Dora Till addressing a group of visitors to the Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home in Tollandale, Ontario.
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
Speeches series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 7; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Speeches series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
7
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
8 Feb. 1960
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Kiwanis International is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children and youth. Founded in 1915, the organization now has members in more than 80 countries. Dunkelman's speech took place at a club branch in Galt, California.
Scope and Content
File consists of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave to the Galt Kiwanis Club on 8 February 1960 in connection with his experiences during the Arab-Israeli War. The speech relates to Israel and politics in the Middle East.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1144
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1144
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Jan. 1944
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy negative of the selling-out sale at Abramson's in Peterborough, Ontario. The image depicts some women looking at clothing racks in the store.
Notes
Title taken from writing on negative.
Subjects
Shopping
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
Peterborough (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-6-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Nathan Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 5; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Nathan Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
5
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1932]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Nathan Gittelmacher was an immigrant from the Ukraine who moved to Toronto and first worked as a photographer at Empire Studios. In 1922, he opened up his own business called Elite Studios, located at 615 Queen Street West. He specialized in portraits and catered to a largely Jewish clientele.
Nathan Gittelmacher changed his family's name to Gilbert in the early 1940s and subsequently altered the family business name to Gilbert Studios. Nathan was married to Nina and they had four children named: Lou, Jack, Albert and Ruth.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Gilbert family in swimming suits posing in front of their automobile with the Elite Studio insignia at Sunnyside Beach in Toronto.
Boris Waxer is lying on top of the car and Nina Gilbert is behind the wheel. In front of the car from left to right are: Nathan Gilbert, Albert Gilbert, Jack Gilbert, Lou Gilbert, Evelyn Stacker and reclining in front is Joe Gilbert. Standing at the far right is the driver.
Name Access
Stacker, Evelyn
Waxer, Boris
Subjects
Automobiles
Outdoor recreation
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1879
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1879
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1926 or 1927]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Adelaide Girls' Group
Subjects
Clubs
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
1980-1-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
27
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Philip G. Givens, the son of Hyman and Mary Gevertz [Givens], was born in Toronto in 1922. He graduated from the University of Toronto in Political Science and Economics in 1945 and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1949. He practiced law at Pivnick, Givens, and Chusid. Philip Givens was married to Minnie Rubin and they had two children named Eleanor and Michael.
Givens was first elected in 1951 as Alderman for Ward 5 in Toronto, serving in that capacity until he ran for Controller in 1960 and won. He was Controller until 1963, when he was appointed Mayor. He was re-elected Mayor in 1964, but was defeated in 1966.
In 1968, he was elected as a Liberal Member of Parliament for York West, and in 1971, he was elected to the Ontario Provincial Legislature for the riding of York Forest Hill.
In 1977, Phil Givens was appointed Provincial Court Judge and Chairman of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission. He served as Chairman until 1985, when he was appointed trial judge in the Civil Division. He retired from the judiciary in 1988.
Philip Givens was active in Jewish communal life. He held offices in many organizations, including the Canadian Jewish Congress, the United Jewish Welfare Fund, B'nai B'rith, the Zionist Organization of Canada, the Talmud Torah Eitz Chaim and Baycrest Centre.
He was also the founder and first president of the Upper Canada Lodge of B'nai B'rith. He was general chairman of the United Israel Appeal -Israel Emergency Fund in 1967 and the United Jewish Appeal -Israel Special Fund in 1968. From 1973 to 1985 he was national chairman for the Canadian Zionist Federation.
Philip Givens was the recipient of the Negev dinner award from the Jewish National Fund in 1968, the Human Relations Award of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews in 1969, and the Award of Honour from B'nai B'rith and the State of Israel Bonds in 1972.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a studio portrait of Philip Givens.
Name Access
Givens, Philip, 1922-1995
Subjects
Judges
Mayors--Canada
Politicians
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.
Related Material
See also Accession #1990-9-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Negev dinner honouring Bert Godfrey file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 1; File 2; Item 42
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Negev dinner honouring Bert Godfrey file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
1
File
2
Item
42
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Allan Grossman presenting a letter to Bert Godfrey at the Negev dinner held in Godfrey's honour.
Notes
Photograph by Al Gilbert.
Name Access
Godfrey, Bert
Grossman, Allan, 1910-1991
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
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 7; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish community events series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
7
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Carl Keyfetz addressing City Council with Mayor Nathan Phillips seated at the head of the table.
Carl was born in 1907 to Leah and Mark Keyfetz who was a Toronto Jewish pioneer arriving in 1887.
Carl Keyfetz was co-founder of the 59th Toronto Troup in 1921, the 1st Jewish Boy Scout Troup in Ontario. He was the Superintendent at the McCaul Street Synagogue and first Principal at the St. Clair Avenue Synagogue. President of the Toronto Lodge, B'nai B'rith in 1939, he also founded Guelph Lodge in 1941 and Empire Lodge in 1946.
He was extremely involved in the Toronto Jewish community and sat on numerous committees and boards.
Name Access
City Council
Keyfetz, Carl
Phillips, Nathan, 1892-1976
Subjects
Politicians
Speeches, addresses, etc
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
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 102; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
Fonds
102
File
16
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970-1983
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of yearly addresses by Saul Cowan to the Workmen's Circle to commemorate the Warsaw Ghetto uprisings.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1869
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1869
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Adelaide Girls
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
1980-1-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-11; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
7-11
File
15
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a report titled "Should volunteers be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses?", a research project sponsored by NCJWC, and funded by a grant from the Student Community Services Program of the Secretary of State for the Federal Government.
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 15
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
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1964 and 1970]
Physical Description
14 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of residents enjoying a meal on the grounds of Ruth Smith's summer home.
Notes
Photographs are by Park Lane Studio.
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
Harry Simon fonds
Israel Histadrut campaign file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 23; File 2; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Simon fonds
Israel Histadrut campaign file
Level
Item
Fonds
23
File
2
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy negative of Harry Simon addressing a Histadrut conference in Toronto. The image depicts Simon speaking into a microphone at the head table. Phil and Min Givens are seated on the left. There is a banner pictured behind the table.
Subjects
Congresses and conventions
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
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
[1985?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
David Vanek fonds
Occupational records series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 1; Series 3; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
David Vanek fonds
Occupational records series
Level
File
Fonds
1
Series
3
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
Address delivered by David Vanek at his retirement dinner on 12 January 1990.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Publications, Speeches, Press Releases and Reports sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-2
File
91
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an address by Pierre Trudeau to the CJC regarding Canada's foreign policy
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Name Access
Canada. Prime Minister (1968-1979 : Trudeau)
Subjects
Canada--Foreign relations
Prime ministers--Canada
Speeches, addresses, etc
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 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1963
Physical Description
99 photographs : b&w (contact sheets) ; 3 cm x 4 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs documenting Mayor Phil Givens' inaugural address and first council meeting. Included are images of Givens delivering his inaugural address, the council meeting in progress, Givens speaking with reporters and hard at work in his office. Some images contain markings that Givens likely made to indicate which photos to print.
Notes
Photographs are by Harold Whyte and D. Darrell
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
Central Region conventions sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 5-1; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
Central Region conventions sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
5-1
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a copy of the Presidential Address given by Robert Soren at the 19th conference.
Name Access
Robert Soren
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Quebec synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 1; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Quebec synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
1
File
22
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
36 photographs : col. slides, (4) b&w prints ; 35 mm and 12 x 9 cm
Subjects
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Montréal (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
Central Region conventions sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 5-1; File 111
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Conventions series
Central Region conventions sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
5-1
File
111
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a resolution to establish an Aliya project in Israel to be known as Kiryat Canada.
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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