Accession consists of photocopied pages of a scrapbook assembled by Sam Lichtman related to Toronto Jewish newsboys. Included are articles on Jewish newsies football and rugby matches, the election of officers to the Toronto Newsboys' Association (of which Lichtman was President), and the conviction of three newsboys for theft.
Sam Lichtman was the father of the donor. He started his career in the newspaper business as a newsboy, then as the employer of newsboys. He later founded and operated Lichtman's, a book and magaine store.