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Accession Number
2010-3-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-3-5
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1.28 m of textual records
Date
1935, 1960-1998, predominant 1980-1998
Scope and Content
The records consist of materials documenting the programs and social services administered by JIAS Toronto, predominantly from the 1960s through the 1990s. The records include reports and essays, case files, statistics reports, staff manuals and other resources, budget documents, minutes of meetings, resources JIAS produced for immigrants and resources from JIAS's education programs. Much of the material from the 1980s and 1990s deals with integration, particularly of Soviet Jews. There are records relating to the Integration Committee, the provision of "direct relief aid" and other services to clients, and research and analytical reports.
The earlier case files from 1935 and 1948-1981 concern reimbursement for immigrants' transportation costs. Later case files contain only one sheet, a case report, which includes personal and immigration information, occupation, remarks, sponsor’s information and an employment history. Some files also have: identification cards from United HIAS Service with sailing information; summary of assistance forms kept by JIAS case workers; and other administrative paperwork.
Use Conditions
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Name Access
JIAS Toronto
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-2-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-2-7
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records (1 v.)
Date
1937-1949
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a ledger book for the Junior Social Service league.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1975-011
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1975-011
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1936-1949
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records of the Junior Social Service League, Toronto, including a dues book, meeting minutes, and a membership list.
MG_RG
MG2 O1J
Name Access
Junior Social Service League (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-8-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-8-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1935
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a program from the installation dinner and dance of the Toronto Lodge B'nai Brith, held on 14 January 1935 at the Royal York Hotel.
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 680
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
680
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of applicants and staff at the Jewish Immigrant Aid Service office in Montreal.
Name Access
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada
Subjects
Offices
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
Montréal (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 867
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
867
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of the Service Supply store in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The store was operated by Dave and Saidie Lavut from 1937 to 1954.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Lavut, Dave
Lavut, Saidie
Subjects
Small business
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4039
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4039
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1925 and 1935]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Wladowsky, Bernard, 1870-1963
Subjects
Cantors (Judaism)
High Holidays
Posters
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
1986-3-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6693
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6693
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1930 and 1939]
Physical Description
1 photograph : 26 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a firemen's service held in a Kirkland Lake synagogue. The firemen held annual services in Kirkland Lake at various religious institutions. The man on the left is Rabbi Rabinovitch.
Name Access
Kirkland Lake
Atkins, Joe
Rabbinovitch, Rabbi
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.
Creator
Atkins, Joe
Accession Number
2004-6-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
9
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1925-1989
Physical Description
31.8 m of textual records
319 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
The Jewish Immigrant Aid Society of Canada was established in 1920 by the newly-formed Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC). A Toronto branch was established in a storefront office on Spadina Avenue, but the organization was rudimentary. As the enthusiasm that spurred the founding of CJC died out, JIAS soon faltered. Then in 1922 it was taken over and reactivated under the cooperative support of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto, B'nai B'rith, and the Council of Jewish Women. JIAS was legally incorporated on 30 August 1922. It also operated under the moniker of the Emergency Jewish Immigrant Aid Committee, and it changed its name to Jewish Immigrant Aid Services in 1954.
Charged with organizing emergency relief for European Jews in distress, JIAS became the central agency of the Jewish community to facilitate the lawful entry of Jewish immigrants into Canada, and provided them with welfare services, transportation, and assistance with accommodation and employment after their arrival. In addition, JIAS offered consultation services for sponsors of potential immigrants, ran a competitive foreign remittance service, and campaigned to counter the activities of unscrupulous steamboat agents, lawyers, and influence peddlers, or “shtadlanim,” who often victimized immigrants and sponsors alike.
In conjunction with similar efforts by the CJC, JIAS was also actively engaged in negotiating for the increased admission of Jewish immigrants to Canada. In 1923, the federal government instituted a permit-based immigration program and JIAS competed with travel agents and solicitors in the private sector for these limited quota permits. After combating the anti-immigration policies of the Depression era, the outbreak of war in 1939 virtually closed the already limited avenues for immigration.
JIAS Canada was organized into a national office in Montreal and regional offices in Winnipeg (Western Region), Toronto (Central Region), and Halifax (Eastern Region). The Central Region covered Ontario, and established a full-time head office in 1935 at 399 Spadina Avenue in Toronto (hence the Central Region was sometimes called simply the Toronto Office). The office later moved to 265 Spadina Avenue. JIAS Toronto’s board of directors met on a regular basis at different locations in Toronto, including 206 Beverley Street and in the Talmud Torah building at 9 Brunswick Avenue. The first JIAS Toronto board included notable Toronto residents such as Henry Dworkin, Mrs. Draiman, Mr. Kronick, Dr. Brodey and Mrs. Willinsky. The role of the board was to oversee the operations of the Central Region. It rendered decisions on issues relating to finances, procedures and policies, negotiations with the federal Immigration Branch, as well as individual cases that required their attention.
General meetings of the Central Region membership were held annually. The 1943 JIAS constitution states that regional annual meetings were to be held for “receiving and considering reports,” holding nominations and elections for the executive, and discussing JIAS’s program and policies.
In the post-war era, JIAS shifted its focus to renewed efforts on behalf of individual claimants and community support, while the focus for lobbying for a reversal of Canada's immigration policy fell increasingly under the jurisdiction of the CJC. A boom in immigration between 1947 and 1952 saw the arrival of large numbers of Jewish immigrants to all parts of Canada and the Toronto Office of JIAS renewed its efforts to meet the needs of this new influx. Major world events also sparked other waves of immigration from Hungary, Czechoslovakia, North Africa, and Russia, to which JIAS responded in turn. JIAS worked in conjunction with other immigrant aid societies such as HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, in the United States, to facilitate immigration to the United States, and later to Israel, where many of the immigrants and refugees coming to Canada had family and ultimately settled.
Custodial History
Custody of these records was transferred to the Ontario Jewish Archives by JIAS in 1983, as preparations were under way for the move to a new facility in North York. Much of the material was in four-cubic-foot boxes and in file cabinets.
The accession was divided into three sections: files which were at the JIAS office and had been retained in their original order; files which had been retrieved from a flood in the basement of 152 Beverley St. and consequently had been thrown into dry boxes without regard to order; files discovered in the furnace rooms at 150 and 152 Beverley St., intact but covered in coal dust. The bulk of the records were stored off-site, with dirty files being isolated from the rest.
The dust-covered materials were cleaned at an off-site location, placed in temporary boxes and transferred to the Archives and restored, as far as was possible, to their original order.
Clips were removed and replaced as appropriate with archivally acceptable ones. All materials were transferred to acid-free folders and boxes.
Scope and Content
Fonds contains the records of the Toronto Office (Central region) of the Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada. The fonds consists primarily of textual records: minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports, immigration files, naturalization case files, social service case files and the records of attempts to trace missing individuals. There are also photographs of special events, speakers and arriving immigrants.
The fonds represents an important resource for the study of Canadian Jewry, especially when taken in conjunction with the JIAS National Office records at the Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives in Montreal, and those of the Western Office at the Library and Archives of Canada. It documents the means by which a particular Canadian ethnic community has dealt with the problems of rescue, settlement and government relations. These records also offer insight into the relationship between the Toronto Office and the other branches of JIAS, and invite comparison with similar agencies in the United States, as well as those of other ethnic groups in Canada.
The material collected includes information about the countries of origin, transportation routes, settlement and employment patterns of Jewish immigrants to Canada in the twentieth century. The documents also touch upon important related issues such as advocacy, sponsorship, admission processes, health and social problems.
These records cover several waves of immigration following the Second World War: Holocaust survivors in the late 1940s, Sephardic (North African) and Hungarian Jews in the 1950s, Russian and Czechoslovakian Jews in the 1960s, and additional Russians in the 1970s.
The records also contain significant information for those researchers looking to conduct genealogical research into Jewish immigrants and their descendents.
The fonds has been arranged with one sous-fonds, which contains the records of the National JIAS office in Montreal. In total there are 17 series. The Toronto office (main fonds) series are: 1. Board of Directors and Executive Committee Minutes; 2. Annual meeting proceedings; 3. Reports; 4. Legal ; 5. Administration; 6. JIAS Committees; 7. External committees; 8. Financial ; 9. Arrivals; 10. Immigration case files; 11. Social service assistance case files; 12. Photographs; 13. Miscellaneous. The National Office sous-fonds is divided into the following series: 1. National executive meeting minutes; 2. National annual meeting proceedings; 3. National annual reports; 4. Publications; and Photographs.
Notes
Physical description note: Physical extent is based on fully processed records. Additional accessions are not included (see Related Material note below).
Associated material note: The CJC National Archive, in Montreal, has additional JIAS records from 1920-1989 including 275 m of textual records and graphic materials (3250 photos): collection number I0037; alpha-numeric designation MA 4. The National Archives of Canada, Manitoba branch, in Winnipeg, has Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada JIAS textual records from 1923-1950 on 18 microfilm reels: Former archival reference number MG28-V114 (no replacement listed). The originals of these records are maintained by the Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada.
Name Access
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Nonprofit organizations
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
Other OJA records relating to JIAS may be found in the following accessions: 1979-9-5; 1988-5-2; 1991-10-5; 2006-3-11.
Creator
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto
Accession Number
1983-8-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Administration series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 9; Series 5-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Administration series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
9
Series
5-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1932-1988
Physical Description
1.77 m of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of records pertaining to the administration of JIAS's core functions and operational activities. The records consist of correspondence, immigrant lists, memoranda, logs, tables, and articles for JIAS publications. Social Services records include correspondence, monthly aggregate case sheets, statistical reports of the Case Committee, and reports on integration programs for Moroccan and Russian immigrants in the 1970s.
The sub-series is arranged in chronological-alphabetical order, with blocks of related records kept together. These record blocks include: Social Services case sheets, which list immigrants' names, family structure, occupation, date of arrival, services rendered, request, decision, and remarks; Grant Reports (1979-1984), which are monthly statistics logs submitted to the Immigrant Settlement & Adaptation Program for reimbursement from Employment and Immigration Canada. These reports break down case workers’ activities into the number of hours spent on orientation, information, referral, interpretation, translation, escort, advocacy, and supportive counselling. Naturalization files (1935-1978) contain brief letters concerning the taking of the Oath of Allegiance and the names of naturalized immigrants. Translations files (1959-1988) consist of copies of documents translated by JIAS staff, of personal letters, birth certificates, marriage certificates, professional registrations and police conduct reports. United Jewish Relief Agencies' “Short term Social Services Statements of Administrative & Operational Expenditures” (1960-1981) are monthly tables submitted to JIAS’s overseeing agency, the United Jewish Relief Agencies. These tables record clients’ names, family structure, ages, occupation, date of arrival, services rendered, decision, and staff comments.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Arrangement
This sub-series was created by the archivist from records originally part of series MG2 I1a K2 "Immigration Files - Administration, Projects." In the JIAS office, files were maintained in a central registry system of random numerical classification (these original numbers remain on the files).
Creator
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Religious education in public schools sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938-1978
Physical Description
48 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-sub-series consists of records documenting the efforts of the CRC to deal with the regular Christian rituals and prayers endemic in the classrooms of the public school systems. Files also document advocacy efforts by the CRC to first remove mandatory involvement of Jewish students, and later to remove (or block the addition of) all religious education and/or instruction in public school systems.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Subjects
Religion in the public schools
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Religious Education in Public Schools sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-4
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938-1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the issue of religious education being taught in the public school systems.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
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 2
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
2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1936-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of 2 photographs, and a study of the day care needs in the Jewish community. NCJW Toronto Section were concerned with the need of quality day care services in the general and Jewish community of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-11
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Date
1936-1995
Physical Description
25 cm of textual records
921 photographs : b&w and col. (288 negatives and 25 slides)
1 object
Admin History/Bio
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 service portfolio has been a cornerstone of Toronto Section throughout its existence. This portfolio's early progressive programs included the Jewish Girls' Club and Camp Camperdown, and later evolved into a blood donor drive, ESL programs, nursery, and aid to seniors and the disabled. In the 1960s they began to operate as a clearing-house for Jewish commmunity volunteers.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs, program materials, reports and newsletters which document the Service Portfolio's activities.
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 28
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
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a statement of division of responsibilties between National Refugee Service, Inc. and Council of Service for Foreign Born, Inc. of the NCJW, October 11, 1939, and a report of the director of Council of Services for the Foreign Born, Inc. to the Board of Directors, November 13-16, 1939. These reports show the important work NCJW does to assist the foreign born.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
9
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1934
Physical Description
3 architectural and technical drawings : pencil on tracing paper ; 46 cm length or smaller and 4 cm diam.
Admin History/Bio
John H. McKnight had an office at 600 Bay Street, in the same building as Benjamin Brown.
Scope and Content
File consists of floor plans, sections, elevation views and the design of a gasoline and oil interceptor.
Physical Condition
Material is fragile.
Related Material
See File 49-3-42 for architectural drawings of a machine shop for Mr. John H. McKnight.
Places
Bay Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
31
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1935
Physical Description
5 architectural drawings : 3 blueprints, 2 pencil on tracing paper ; 72 cm length or smaller and 4 cm diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of floor plans, sections and elevation drawings of a proposed battery and electric service station.
Notes
Formerly listed as Commission XVIII.
Places
Bay Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Walton Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 46
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
46
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1932
Physical Description
5 architectural drawings : 3 blueprints, 2 pencil on tracing paper ; 50 cm length or smaller and 5 cm diam.
Admin History/Bio
The Gelber Brothers, Louis and Moses, were born in what is now Austria in the late nineteenth century. Together they founded the Imperial Clothing Company, which later became Gelber Brothers Woollens. Their head office was located in the Gelber Building at 217-225 Richmond Street West. Although selling woollens was their main business, the brothers had other investments, including ownership of a service station at Simcoe and Richmond and a public garage at 287 Spadina Avenue. After the brothers died, the family sold the woollens business and invested in real estate.
Scope and Content
File consists of sections, lot plans and floor plans of a service station at the corner of Richmond and Simcoe streets for the Gelber Brothers.
Related Material
See File 49-2-7 for the architectural drawings of alterations and additions to the house of Mr. Louis Gelber as well as his biography.
See File 49-3-68 for architectural drawings of a public garage for the Gelber Brothers at 287 Spadina Avenue.
See File 49-3-91 for architectural drawings of the New Textile Building for the Gelber Brothers at 205 Richmond Street West.
See File 49-3-90 for the architectural drawings of a woolens warehouse for the Gelber Brothers at 355-359 Adelaide Street West.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 3; File 76
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Commercial building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
3
File
76
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 architectural drawing : blueprint ; 62 cm length and 5 cm diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of architectural drawings of a garage and service station for Jack Chaban at 628 Annette Street. A section and elevation drawings are included.
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
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Programming and events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 52; Series 1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Programming and events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
52
Series
1-5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-]-1972
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
29 photographs : b&w ; 23 x 21 cm or smaller
1 poster ; 25 x 32 cm
Scope and Content
This sub-series consists of records documenting the various programmes offered at the Mothers' and Babes' Rest Home as well as special events, primarily organized for fundraising purposes.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Collected materials series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 3; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Collected materials series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
3
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1934-1935
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of the service book of Kurt Bitter who was a Nazi storm trooper (SA).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 74; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
74
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 Nov. 1934
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w and sepia toned ; 20 x 56 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Item is a group portrait of World War One veterans standing outside Goel Tzedec Synagogue, also known as the University Avenue Synagogue, for Remembrance Day services of the General Wingate Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Also included is one copy photograph of the original.
Notes
Formerly photo 6129.
Name Access
Goel Tzedec Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
University Avenue Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Remembrance Day (Canada)
Veterans--Canada
Places
University Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1995-2-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 74; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
74
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1936
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia toned ; 21 x 79 cm
Physical Condition
Photograph has creases and some small tears.
Accession Number
2007-1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 74; Item 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
74
Item
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jewish war veterans at a World War One memorial service, City Hall, Toronto. The people identified in this photograph include: Judge Samuel Factor, Fred Hamilton, Mr. (?) Mazurkoff, Mr. (?) Mazurkoff, Mrs. Joshua Smith, Joe Moscoe, and John J. Glass. Joe Moscoe is located stading in the second row near the woman in the dark jacket.
Name Access
Factor, Samuel
Hamilton, Fred
Mazurkoff, Mr
Smith, Joshua
Glass, John J.
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
Veterans--Canada
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
1976-9-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 78; File 3; Item 37
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sadie Stren fonds
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
78
File
3
Item
37
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1939 and 1945]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of Jewish women at a flying school in Brantford, Ontario. The women are being shown by two military servicewomen how to fold a parachute. The school officer is pictured on the far left. Also identified are:
The school officer, Anne Tulchinsky, Kay Solomon, Rose Bloom, Mrs. Furman of New York (wife of New York district attorney and speaker on Youth Aliyah).
Subjects
Flight schools
Portraits, Group
Women
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
1978-11-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Foster care series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 86; Series 5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Foster care series
Level
File
Fonds
86
Series
5
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939-1943
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of service reports documenting monthly case load statistics of JCWA's foster care program. These reports were compiled for the City of Toronto's Department of Public Welfare.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and head of the Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing the records.
Accession Number
2004-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Jewish Children's Bureau sous-fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 86-1; Series 10; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Jewish Children's Bureau sous-fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
86-1
Series
10
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1936
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of general correspondence between the JCB and the Juvenille Service of Montreal. Included in the correspondence is information about the JCB's finances and overall functioning.
Accession Number
2004-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
United Jewish Welfare Fund Men's and Women's Service Council series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 87; Series 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
United Jewish Welfare Fund Men's and Women's Service Council series
Level
Series
Fonds
87
Series
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937-1943
Physical Description
2 folders of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence documenting the JFWB's relationship with the UJWF's Service Council and membership on the Council's Speakers' Committee.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1934-1937
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of transporation rule booklets and correspondence between the JFWB and the National Conference of Jewish Social Service's Committee on Transportation Rules regarding the return of non-resident cases to other communities.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
1935-1942
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a programme, meeting notices and correspondence documenting the relationship between the JFWB and the Federation for Community Service of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
Mar. 1936
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence between the JFWB and the Jewish Social Service Association, Inc. of the City of New York.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
23
Material Format
textual record
Date
1936-1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence between the JFWB and the Jewish Social Service Bureau of Chicago.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
24
Material Format
textual record
Date
Mar. 1937
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence between the JFWB and the Jewish Vocational Service and Employment Centre Council of Chicago.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Canadian Association of Social Workers series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 17; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Canadian Association of Social Workers series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
17
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937-1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records documenting the JFWB's participation on CASW's Service Standards Committee. Included is correspondence and reports.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Welfare Council of Toronto series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 18; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Welfare Council of Toronto series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
18
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and reports of the Welfare Council of Toronto's Committee on Resident Homemakers Service.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
John J. Glass fonds
Photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 109; Series 3; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
John J. Glass fonds
Photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
109
Series
3
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 50 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a panoramic view of the consecration and dedication of branch banners and flags of the Jewish Branch Canadian Legion B.E. S.L. at Goel Tzedec Synagogue (University Avenue) Toronto. Field Marshall Viscount Allenby receives the salute of honour.
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
Photo is in extremely fragile condition and difficult to handle.
Places
University Avenue (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
36 records – page 1 of 1.

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