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Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937-1966
Physical Description
14 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of minutes, correspondence and reports of meetings of the Administration Committee. Also included are minutes of a short-lived 1963 sub-committee constituted to produce a new funding formula specifying how the entire U.J.A. budget was to be divided. Files are arranged chronologically.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937-1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee. Included are minutes of the one-time sub-committees on Staffing and office setup, Admissions, Campaign planning, and the permanent structure of the Admin. Committee. Also include are decisions regarding the 1938 basic allocations to be provided to UJWF agencies.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1936-1937
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee. Included are minutes of the earliest meetings of what was originally called the "Continuing Committee on the Formation of a Joint Campaign", the earliest title of the Administration Committee and the group responsible for the creation of the new United Jewish Welfare Fund which supplanted the FJPT as Toronto's Jewish community fund-raising organization.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto. Chief topic of these meetings was the financial situation of the new organization.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
January 1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952-1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of meetings of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1 Dec. 1959
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of a meeting of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962-1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of a meeting of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-1; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Meeting Minutes sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-1
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of minutes of a meeting of the Administration Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
8-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1978
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of records of the sub-committee on the funding formula for education. Included are both minutes and reports.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-2
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of meeting minutes of the committee and also includes reports about the proposed new funding formula.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964-1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of reports detailing data about Jewish school attendance. Also included are copies of minutes of meetings of the Special Committee on the School Funding Formula..
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of reports about the subsidy formula for education.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-2; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Sub-Committee on the Funding Formula for Education sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-2
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977-1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consist of reports about the implementation of the subsidy formula for education.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952-1971
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence to and from the Administration Committee about such issues as : job descriptions, office space, and community statistics.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence to and from the Administration Committee.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence to and from the Administration Committee.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence to and from the Administration Committee.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
July 1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of job descriptions of various management positions.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
15 Feb. 1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a list of staff members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
13 Oct. 1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a report outlining the requirements for future planning for a Jewish community cemetery.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and reports concerning the reallocation of office space at 152 Beverley St.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of studies on space needs and capital planning.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of studies of Toronto's Jewish population and their use of services provided by the UJWF.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 8-3; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Administration Committee series
Correspondence sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
8-3
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1969-1971
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of studies of Toronto's Jewish population and their use of services provided by the UJWF.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Level
Series
Fonds
67
Series
17
Material Format
multiple media
Date
1938-2008
Physical Description
2.18 m of textual records and other materials
Admin History/Bio
Superseding the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, the first Annual Campaign of the new United Jewish Welfare Fund took place in 1938. It combined the appeals of 37 organizations into one, eliminating much of the inefficiency and competition of the previous twenty years. Money raised was for agencies and causes new and traditional, local and overseas. Recipients included; the Jewish Immigrant Aid Services, Canadian Jewish Congress, the United Jewish Relief Agencies, the Joint Distribution Committee, and Palestine. In 1938, Campaign could be completed within a mere two weeks and raised $161,000. This figure rose to $348,000 in 1942 and surpassed one million dollars in 1951. When the State of Israel was established in 1948, Campaign was combined with the CJC and the United Palestine appeals into a new, combined campaign and re-named The United Jewish Appeal (UJA).
With different local and world challenges and crises over time, annual campaigns have had a variety of foci: for example, the plight of Displaced Persons in Europe after the Second World War; the 1957 Rescue Campaign for refugees in Russia, Europe and North Africa; the first Emergency Campaign in 1967 in response to the Six Days’ War; and Operation Exodus 1990-1991, which raised funds to aid Soviet Jews.
Early Campaign leadership was provided by lay people. Chairmen of the Campaign Cabinet included Samuel Godfrey, Ben Sadowski, Samuel J. Granatstein, Bernard Vise, Morris S. Till, and Samuel J. Zacks. A small administration committee carried out daily operations, but the bulk of the fundraising work was performed by the Service Council, a group of volunteers who planned, canvassed and evaluated each campaign, as well as organizing educational programs and public meetings. A Women’s Service Council and a Young Peoples’ Service Council also played key fundraising roles.
Canvassing was conducted by volunteers from each professional or trade Division, such as doctors, lawyers, retail sales, etc. The volunteers were responsible for canvassing the members of their own group. A special Women’s Campaign had its own chair, sub-committees and programming. Divisions were further added to reflect the amounts of donations, Top Gifts, and Major Gifts for example. By the 1980s, the Service Councils had given way to professional Campaign Associates employed by UJWF. With further changes to UJWF/UJA Federation’s structure, Campaign first fell under the Financial Resource Development Department, then Integrated Development, and, in 2009, the Centre for Philanthropy. It is now supported by the Donor Relations Management, Donor Research, and Missions/VIP departments which cater to the diverse interests of individual donors.
Through the 1940s and 1950s, face-to-face canvassing was the norm, with donor’s names and gifts published in the UJWF annual report. By the 1960s, an expanding community and a need for efficiency increased the use of the telephone, with regular telethons involving hundreds of volunteers. In 1970, a regular springtime Walk with Israel was included within the rest of Campaign events. In the 21st Century, the internet is used to solicit donations, publicize campaign news and events, and register volunteers for telethons and events like the Walk.
Scope and Content
Series consists of two sub-series, Walk with Israel (sub-series 17-1) and General Campaign Records (sub-series 17-2).
Notes
Physical description note: Includes photographs, videocassettes, posters, DVDs, artfacts and books.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[197?]-2008
Physical Description
1.8 m of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
UJA Federation’s Walk with Israel was first held in May 1970, when it was called the UJA Walkathon. The first Walk was organized quickly with no advance publicity, yet it still raised $55,000. In the early years, funds raised in the Walk went into UJA’s Israel Special Fund. Since then, the money has supported particular projects in Israel that often involve children, since children are the main fundraisers in the event. The Walk with Israel has grown into the largest event in the Toronto Jewish community, with over 20,000 people participating as volunteers or walkers, and funds raised reaching as high as $400,000. The event has had several name changes since 1970: Walk for Israel (1978-1993); Community March for Israel (1994-1996); Israel Funwalk (1998-2002); and the current name, Walk with Israel.
The Walk with Israel is one of the programs mounted by the Annual Campaign department of UJA Federation. It is planned by a Cabinet Committee, with one or two laypeople as chairs, and numerous sub-committees. The main UJA staff undertaking the planning and execution is the Walk Coordinator. Each year, sub-committees are formed for recruitment, logistics, marketing and public relations, the Festival, food, entertainment, etc. The Walk also involves many outside entities: companies approached for prizes, donations or sponsorship; entertainment groups; the Toronto police force, which provides traffic control, marshalling and a parade permit; city government, for park use permits and outdoor signage; community groups mounting displays; costumed character rental companies; and manufacturers of the t-shirts, hats and buttons produced each year for Walk participants.
In addition to being a major fundraiser, the Walk fashioned itself initially as a fitness challenge to children and athletes, with a route as long as 31 kilometres in 1976. Over the years, this length has been reduced significantly, with the event evolving into a more manageable and family-oriented event. In the last decade, with periods of tension overseas, it has been framed as a demonstration of solidarity with Israel. Alongside the main event, alternative fundraisers such as a large Raffle, Dance-a-thon, Aerob-a-thon and Learn-a-thon for Eitz Chaim day schools, have been held in some years to encourage more people to contribute. Incentives for those who collect sponsors have grown over the years, from free t-shirts to a succession of prizes depending on the amount of funds raised. The grand prize draw for many years was two El Al airline tickets to Israel.
The location of the Walk has moved from the Bathurst Street 'corridor' of the Jewish community, to a downtown route that for some years went through the historic Jewish neighbourhood of Kensington Market and more recently, begins and ends at Coronation Park by the lakeshore and winds around the downtown streets. There is now also a kick-off party at the Walk’s starting point. Since 1984, the Walk has culminated in a big festival, featuring rides, petting zoos, a barbecue, musical entertainment, clowns and other attractions. This was usually held in a park or the BJCC parking lot. When the Walk route moved downtown, the Festival shifted to Ontario Place, and more recently, it has taken place on the CNE grounds by the lakeshore. Since 2007, the Festival has been sponsored by RioCan, and 'yogen fruz' became a major sponsor of the Walk in 2008. Other Walk sponsors have included Roots Canada (supplier of t-shirts), Shopper’s Drug Mart, Henry’s camera centre, Canada Trust, National Bank Financial Group, and the Canadian Zionist Federation.
Scope and Content
Sub-series contains records that document the planning and coordination of the Walk for Israel each year, as well as photographs and other records from the day itself and post-walk evaluation and wrap-up activities. The records include meeting notices, agendas and minutes, information sheets, lists, schedules, sitemaps, correspondence, school presentations, permits, press releases, design work, invoices, flyers, and photographs. Materials distibuted to participants include walker passports that had to be verified at each checkpoint, sponsor books, collection envelopes, tickets and other ephemera.
Most of the records have been arranged by year, broken down by function, in the following order: Walk oversight (the Walk Committee and chairs); recruitment of participants; volunteers; logistics such as route and police/security coverage; publicity and public relations, design of memorabilia (i.e. hats); sponsorship and prizes; financial management; the Walk event itself; the Festival; related fundraisers, particularly the Eitz Chaim Day Schools Learnathon; and post-event evaluation. The Festival records document the planning of food, entertainment, displays, amusements, and volunteers, and include photographs taken on the day of the event.
Sub-series 17-1 also includes individual files containing photographs from ranges of years. These were added to this series after the major portion of the "Walk" records had already been processed.
Notes
Physical description note: Includes ca. 4513 photographs (1948 negatives, 431 jpgs), 8 videocassettes, 4 optical discs (videos), 12 posters, 13 t-shirts, 4 buttons, 2 shoelaces, 1 jacket and several hats.
Reproduction restriction note: Though there is no textual evidence indicating ownership of copyright, it is believed that all rights to the Graphic Artists negatives in this sub-series were transferred to UJA Federation (Communications department), since they were the ultimate possessors of the negatives. Copyright for photographs by Stephen Epstein remains in his possession. Other UJA staff photographs by Eve Marks are the physical and intellectual property of UJA Federation.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
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
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
67
Series
17-1
Material Format
object
Date
[198-]
Physical Description
1 hat
Scope and Content
Item is a blue and white painter's cap that reads "UJA Walk for Israel" along the front. There is a footprint printed on the top and the sponsors' logos are across the back. The sponsors are Paul Slavens Real Estate Limited, Coca-Cola, H. Halpern men's shirts and accessories, Shoppers Drug Mart, Henry's camera centre, and Beaver Canoe clothing company.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1978
Physical Description
4 contact sheets (105 images) : b&w
Scope and Content
File contains contact sheets from 35 mm film featuring images of checkpoint staff at picnic tables; walkers at the starting line; groups with banners, and representatives, of Beth Tikvah Hebrew School and United Synagogue Day School; a bagpiper; "Mr. Peanut" character in costume; juice stop; speakers; "Happy Birthday Israel" cake; CB radio operators; and groups of young people. Identified in the photographs is Al Waxman signing autographs. There are also men, who may have been popular sports figures at the time signing autographs.
Notes
Photography by Action Photographics (Miles Spencer Nadal).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
22 Apr. 1974
Physical Description
5 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
The 1974 Walk for Israel was "a family affair" that attracted 5,000 participants, including a busload of students from Kingston. It took place on Sunday, May 12. The route started at Lawrence and Bathurst, went downtown and then north again to the BJCC. Walk pledges were collected on a per-mile basis, with money being collected after the walk took place.
Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of the Walk.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
22 Apr. 1974
Physical Description
5 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of five images of a group of people with a costumed fox, presumably a mascot that year, and a Walk sign. The images were taken at 11 Goldfinch Court in the Finch and Bathurst area, which appears to be simply an apartment building complex.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Name Access
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Subjects
Fund raising
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
9 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
1 poster : 34 x 51 cm
Admin History/Bio
The 1976 Walkathon was held on May 30. Funds raised went towards UJA's Israel Special Fund. This year's walk was the first in which community groups took charge of each of the checkpoints, beginning a long tradition of B'nai Brith's involvement in the Walk.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
2 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
1 poster : 34 x 51 cm
Scope and Content
File contains images of three runners in motion in the parking lot outside The Fitness Institute. File also includes a green and white poster for the UJA Walkathon on May 30, 1976, featuring a stylized hand holding a Jewish star.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-2
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
30 May 1976
Physical Description
7 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File contains five images of a crowd of children with Al Waxman walking along Augusta St., and two images of people at a checkpoint table along a Toronto residential street.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
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
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1977 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1977 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 poster : 33 x 51 cm
Admin History/Bio
In 1977, the 8th annual UJA Walkathon was part of the UJA of Metropolitan Toronto's Maccabiah '77 games. The Maccabiah is a "Jewish Olympics" that offers Jewish athletes a premier opportunity to compete and, more generally, encourages the community to participate in a day of sports and activity. The games were first held in Toronto in 1970. For Maccabiah '77, the Walk took place alongside a fundraising run for UJA-B'nai Brith and a YM-YWHA Swimathon. One feature of this Walk were amateur radio stations set up at the checkpoints for walkers to send out messages. The route took participants from Baycrest Centre, downtown to the Bloor JCC, then north to Bathurst and Sheppard.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1977 sub-sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1977 sub-sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 poster : 33 x 51 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a poster, white with green printing, of the United Jewish Appeal of Metropolitan Toronto Maccabiah '77, taking place Sunday, May 29. It lists three component events: 8th annual UJA Walkathon, UJA-B'nai B'rith Runathon, and YM-YWHA Swimathon. The slogan reads "Join the community-wide sport day for UJA." Poster also features a symbol of the event: a Star of David with a walker, runner and swimmer inside it.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-4
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
1978
Physical Description
7 photographs (5 negatives)
1 button
Admin History/Bio
In 1978, the Walkathon was renamed the Walk for Israel, a name that highlighted the event's connection to Israel. The Walk's theme was celebrating 30 years of Israel's statehood, emphasized with a 30 kilometre route. The Walk was chaired by David Bloom and was distinguished by the amount of competition it involved. Walkers could sign up in teams and compete to raise the most money and/or cover the greatest distance. Teams were registered from schools, brotherhoods, clubs, youth groups, and various professions. A number of professional athletes, from the Toronto Argos, Maple Leafs, and Blue Jays, were present at various checkpoints to greet walkers. About 9000 people turned out on the day of the Walk, which finished up with a gala birthday celebration at Earl Bales Park.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-4
Material Format
object
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 button ; 55 mm in diameter
Scope and Content
Item is a button for the Walk. It is blue and white with orange footprints going across it, and it says "United Jewish Appeal: Celebrate 30 Years with 30 kilometres. Walk for Israel, Sunday May 28, 1978."
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-4; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-4
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1978-May 1978
Physical Description
7 photographs (5 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs promoting the Walk: three images depict leaders of the six professional teams in a starting position with Walk for Israel posters. They are (back row): Paul Schreider, Harvey Shaul, Stan Salsberg. (Front row): Rick Rodney, Carl Goldenberg, Izzy Snyder.
Another pair of images is of three Toronto Jewish Congress staff, Hedy Nivoix, Kurt Kramer and Shoshana Kalmus, with a sign that says, "We are Walking for U.J.A. on May 28th!!" A seventh photograph depicts a group of people with Walkathon passports at a meeting table. They include Stan Rose, Steve Poolovey, Adi Kolber, Howard Stilberg, Gord Stromberg, David and Molly Bloom, and Elliot Novak.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Physical Condition
One print has masking tape across the edge. In the other, part of the background has been painted out.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1979-June 1979
Physical Description
52 photographs : b&w and col. (21 negatives) : 10 x 15 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
In 1979 the Walk with Israel had a second name: the Canada-Israel Friendship Walk. This name highlighted the year's focus on walking for Israel's children, although the official name was still used. The Walk featured sports and show business personalities signing autographs, and drew 12,000 participants. Continuing with the Bathurst corridor route, the Walk started at the BJCC, went south to St. Clair and back to Earl Bales Park.
The Walk this year also featured an Early Bird prize. First introduced in 1978, the Early Bird draw was an incentive for walkers to collect and return their pledges soon after the walk. Those who did so within two weeks of the Walk had their names entered in a draw to win one of a number of prizes donated by local businesses.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr.1979-May 1979
Physical Description
14 photographs (12 negatives)
1 folder of textual records
1 button : metal; 5.5 cm in diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from three different photography jobs shooting publicity images for the 1979 Walk for Israel. The photos include the UJA 30th anniversary Walkathon challenge, with a meeting of men in suits and the head of the Pharmacy team, Izzy Snider, being awarded a plaque by David Bloom for raising the most money; runners photographed in a field at 183 Gordon Road; and students at Beth Tikvah Synagogue, with Elliott Novak and Stuart Razin holding a poster and passport and wearing buttons. The poster reads, "United We Walk: The Canada-Israel Friendship Walk. Walk for an Israeli Child, Sunday May 27, 1979."
Also included is an envelope containing one of the passports and one of the buttons referred to above.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 May 1979
Physical Description
6 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of walkers on Bathurst Street by the BJCC (then the YM-YWHA), one image of people registering, and two of the sculpture in front of the BJCC.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Photos of the sculpture are unrelated to the Walk and could be culled.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 May 1979
Physical Description
1 photograph (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of image of walkers on Bathurst Street by the BJCC (then the YM-YWHA). Identified in the second row of walkers from left is Joanne Dubrofsky, Marsha Weisleder and Lisa Kerbel.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photograph by Graphic Artists
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
14 June 1979
Physical Description
2 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of the Early Bird draw following the 1979 Walk, with three women holding up the winning card.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
Mar. 1980-May 1980
Physical Description
18 photographs : b&w (11 negatives)
1 button
Admin History/Bio
The 1980 Walk for Israel took place on Sunday, May 25. It was chaired by Verne Chelin and Jerry Panet, and the TJC staff coordinator was Mark Gryfe. New to the Walk this year was a "leadership mile" in which 25 prominent community leaders participated. These included Solicitor-General, Robert Kaplan; provincial minister of industry, trade and tourism, Larry Grossman; Toronto alderman, Art Eggleton; John Roberts; Toronto Jewish Congress president, Wilfred Posluns; Murray Koffler; and MIlton Harris. The 11 checkpoints along the 25 kilometre route were named after Israeli cities. 13,000 people turned out for the event.
Part of the Walk's promotion included a letter from Henry "The Fonz" Winkler to the students of Jewish schools in Toronto. The popular celebrity could not attend the Walk, but in his letter, he expressed encouragement for the students' fundraising efforts and wished them well.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
Material Format
object
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 button ; 55 mm in diameter
Scope and Content
Item is a button that reads "Walk for the Youth of Israel, Sunday May 25, 1980" and pictures a red running shoe with wings against a blue background.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1980 - May 1980
Physical Description
9 photographs (5 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of publicity photographs for the Walk for Israel in 1980. Images include a group looking at a poster titled, "Walk for the Sport of Israel"; they are Pearl Teitelbaum, Isobel Berlin, Elliott Novak, Brian Katz, Adi Kilber, Vern Chelin and Jerry Ponet. Other photographs are of: Sid Chelsky and four unidentified individuals at a table; a portrait of Henry "The Fonz" Winkler; and a group of joggers warming up. The joggers are: Martin and Jeff Berger; their grandfather Stephen Berger; Toronto Jewish Congress president, Wilfred Posluns; Sam Filer, associate chairman of the CJC national executive; and his daughter, Marnie Filer.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
25 May 1980
Physical Description
9 photographs (6 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from the Walk for Israel in 1980. Images include Checkpoint #1, a crowd waiting to start at Earl Bales Park, and two smiling men wearing Walk hats and buttons. In the photograph of the checkpoint, the man in the centre, registering, is the 1980 UJA campaign chairman, Jerry Goldenberg.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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