23 photographs : b&w and col. ; 17 x 24 cm or smaller
345 photographs (electronic) : jpgs
70 sound recordings : (WAV)
1 VHS : 1:00:28 min.
1 CD : 00 61:10 min.
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material collected and created by Bill Gladstone. Included are: photos and textual records of J.B. Salsberg and Dora Wilensky, oral histories and interviews conducted by Bill, family Bar Mitzvah cards and telegrams, a book of Yehoash poetry (signed), Beth Tzedec Synagogue research materials, a CD recording of an Agudas Mishpoche breakfast from 1968, a DVD of photos of the Rubinoff family from London, a DVD of photographs of the 80th anniversary of the Agudas Mishpoche, a VHS tape and poster for "Coat of Many Colours", newspaper supplements documenting 100 years of Jewish life in Western Canada (1867-1967) and 100 years of the London Jewish community (1867-1967), a photo of the grave site of Lionel Cohen and a manuscript written by Sam Shapiro entitled The Rise of the Toronto Jewish Community.
Bill Gladstone is a researcher, writer and genealogist living in Toronto. He has written and edited numerous books on Canadian Jewish history and is a frequent contributor to the Canadian Jewish News, the Globe and Mail and other publications. He is often asked to give community presentations on a variety of topics related to the history of Jewish Toronto.