The accession consists of twenty-five photographs documenting the family of Len Berger.
Leonard was born in Toronto on March 3, 1923 to Samuel and Rebecca (nee Rottenberg) Berger. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a bomber during the Second World War and married Goldie Fine in 1950. He ran a business out of the their house on Wigan Crescent.
His paternal grandparents were Myer and Bertha (nee Lubnitsky) Berger. They were from Romania and arrived in Canada around 1904. The couple had four children: Samuel, Minnie (m. Lieberman), Ann (m. Bochner) and Esther (m. Bernard).
Samuel married Rebecca Rottenberg at Beth Jacob synagogue on Henry Street on 30 December 1917. Around that time the couple both worked in factories, he as a cutter and she as an operator. They resided at 102 Oxford Street. He later enlisted in the Canadian military on 4 September 1918. The couple had two children: Beatrice and Leonard.
Rebecca Rottenberg's parents were Lazar (Louis) and Bertha (nee Appell) Rottenberg. They came from Russia around 1896 and resided at112 Chestnut Street in 1901. He worked as a cloak operator.They moved to 90 Denison Street around 1910, where he worked out of his house. The family lived there for many years and raised a large family in that home. Their ten children included: Goldie, Lena, Rebecca (Becky), Louis, Harry, Pearl, Molly (Mary), Samuel, Sarah (Shirley) and Rosie.