27 photographs : b&w (4 negatives) ; 21 x 26 cm and smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of twenty-three photographs and four negatives of interior and exterior scenes at the Jewish Public Library at Glen Park Avenue from 1959 to 1971. Photographs include exterior shots of the old building at Markham Street and Harbord Street, the new building at Bathurst Street and Glen Park Avenue (including a negative of a drawing of the proposed building plan by architect Ralph M. Goldman), several portraits of visitors reading and browsing the stacks, and a study group with Rabbi Israel Frankel; all are publicity photos. Identified on the back of a photo from the 1962 opening ceremonies are Vernon Singer (Reeve, North York), Sam Sable, Florence Hutner (Executive Director, UJWF), Edward G. Gelber, William Allen (Metro Chairman), Bert Godfrey, Nathan Phillips (Mayor, Toronto), Allan Grossman (MPP), Irving Paisley (Councillor, North York), Rabbi Stuart Rosenberg, Rabbi W. Wurzburger, Rabbi I. Frankel, Mirial Small, Myer Sharer, Meyer Gasner, and Dr. Joseph Diamond.
Photos by Jack Mitchell Photography, The Globe and Mail, Graphic Artists Photographers, and Federal Newsphotos of Canada.