Accession consists of material documenting the Toronto Grand Order of Israel. Included are eight oath books (Jul. 1930-Jan. 1977) containing information about new members, such as their address, marital status, number of children, affiliations with other groups, occupation, and state of health. Also included is one composite group photograph of officers and members (1913), a group photograph of members of the Grand Lodge (which consisted of both the Toronto and Hamilton Lodges), and a group photograph likely of members of the Toronto Lodge and its women's auxiliary (ca. 1928). Finally, accession also consists of one newspaper clipping relating to the Lodge's establishment of an endowment for the Perpetual Student Aid at the Hebrew University. Identified in the photographs are: Paul Albright and Percy Wright.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.