1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 39 cm on cardboard 35 x 51 cm
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one black-and-white group portrait of the 1942 YMHA basketball team. The following individuals are identified in the photograph from left to right. Top: J. Lanetsky, L. Shack, A. Shack, J. Collis, N. Collis, P. Elias, H. Simon, A. Britt. Bottom: S. Himel, M. Nisker, Snooky L. Rubenstein (coach), L. Glait (captain), B. Wiseman, S. Tweyman (manager), J. Tennenbaum, S. Fruitman.
The photograph was in the possession of the donor, Rhoda Shack. It came to her through Sookie Wiseman who was the original owner.
The 19 March 1942 edition of the Globe and Mail reported that the YMHA "captured the city midget basketball championship last night by turning back Lizzies, 21-11. In the second game of their total-points series. The 'Y' team won the round by 45-33. Nisker, with eight points, and Himel, with seven, were the scoring stars for the champions. Simon played a strong game at guard."
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Physical description: There is text on the support identifying the individuals in the photograph.
Availability of other formats: Photograph available as a TIFF or JPEG file.
Related Material Note: A copy of this photograph can be found in the JCC Fonds 61; series 2-2; item 8.