Joseph Schwartz was born in the United States. He had four daughers, Sylvia, Helen, Fanny and Ruth. Joseph was a furier who eventually set up his own business, J. Schwartz & Co. Ltd., a fur manufacturing company on Madison Avenue. He later became a partner in the Park Plaza Hotel on Avenue Road.
Jack Schwartz, Joseph's brother and Sylvia's uncle, was also in the fur business and was married to Minnie Schwartz. Their daughter was Jewell owned an art gallery in Yorkville for many years.
Ida Schwartz was Jospeh and Jack Schwartz's sister.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Joseph, Ida and Jack Schwartz.
This item has no proofs.
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
See Fonds 80, series 5 for more portraits of the Schwartz family.