30 photographs : b&w (4 negatives) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Gordon Melamed (6 Apr. 1927-16 Nov. 2004) was born to Morris and Zena Melamed. The Melamed family was originally from Russia. Morris Melamed served in the Russian army during the Russo-Japanese War. He was married to Zena Melamed and they had eleven children, Gordon being the only boy. Morris Melamed owned a dry goods store and the family were active members of the Toronto Jewish community.
Although signed agreements exist for the acquisition of this material, much of this fonds was never assigned an accession number as it was one of the very first donations to the Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region Archives on 11 Dec. 1973, 9 July 1974 and 13 March 1979.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs documenting the extended Melamed family and their friends.