Name
J.B. Salsberg
Material Format
sound recording
Interview Date
1 Apr. 1990
Source
Oral Histories
Name
J.B. Salsberg
Number
OH 279
OH 280
Subject
Talk to Brotherhood
Interview Date
1 Apr. 1990
Quantity
2
AccessionNumber
2004-1-4
Total Running Time
120 min. or less
Conservation
Copied November 2006
Notes
Public talk
Use Restrictions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Biography
Joseph Baruch Salsberg (1902–1998) was a labour leader, political activist, politician, newspaper columnist, and someone who dedicated his life to Yiddishkeit and the advancement of social justice. He was active in various Jewish organizations, including; the Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC), the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto, and the New Fraternal Jewish Association. In 1938, he was elected alderman on Toronto’s City Council; in 1943, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. He is well remembered by contemporaries, such as Sam Lipshitz, as a "champion of the people," committed to social justice, the plight of the working-class, and the preservation of Jewish culture.
Material Format
sound recording
Name Access
Salsberg, J. B. (Joseph B.), 1902-1998
Original Format
Audio cassette
Copy Format
Audio cassette
Source
Oral Histories
Name
J. B. Salsberg
Material Format
sound recording
Interview Date
13 Mar. 1990
Source
Oral Histories
Name
J. B. Salsberg
Number
OH 281
Interview Date
13 Mar. 1990
Quantity
1
Interviewer
Carol Rosenthal
Total Running Time
60 min. or less
Conservation
Copied November 2006
Use Restrictions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Biography
Joseph Baruch Salsberg (1902–1998) was a labour leader, political activist, politician, newspaper columnist, and someone who dedicated his life to Yiddishkeit and the advancement of social justice. He was active in various Jewish organizations, including; the Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC), the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto, and the New Fraternal Jewish Association. In 1938, he was elected alderman on Toronto’s City Council; in 1943, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. He is well remembered by contemporaries, such as Sam Lipshitz, as a "champion of the people," committed to social justice, the plight of the working-class, and the preservation of Jewish culture.
Material Format
sound recording
Name Access
Salsberg, J. B. (Joseph B.), 1902-1998
Original Format
Audio cassette
Copy Format
Audio cassette
Digital file
Source
Oral Histories