10 photographs : b&w (2 negatives) ; 21 x 26 or smaller
Scope and Content
Accession consists of textual records and graphic material related to Abraham Freiman and his family. Included are photocopies of JIAS correspondence, Canadian government correspondence and Abraham's wedding invitation. There are three original certificates for the Jewish National Workers Alliance and the Young Men's Hebrew Association Mutual Benefit Society and a Yiddish newsclipping depicting the "Managers, chairmen, executive board members and business agents for local 117 ILGWU for the term 1935-36." There are also several photographs of Freiman family members, Abraham Freiman's marriage to Sarah Lerner and Abe Freiman at the Brunswick Avenue Y.M.H.A.
Abraham Freiman was born in Russia in 1893, the son of Schmuel and Baila Freiman. On 18 September 1910, he arrived at Halifax on the S. S. Volturno, destined for Toronto. In 1914, he married Sarah Lerner (b. 1892) in Toronto at the Anshei England Congregation. In 1918 he entered into work with Freeman's Dress Exchange, the family business now known as Freeman Formalwear.