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Events

This series contains official documentation of Vancouver Community College events, including graduations, anniversary celebrations, student award ceremonies, employee recognition ceremonies, and music performances.

Memorabilia

This series consists of memorabilia (objects, newspaper clippings, videos, and documents) collected over the course of Vancouver Community College's history.

Photographs

Series consists of contemporary photographs of the activities of the Committee as well as photographs relating to anti-Semitism. Also included are prints of photos depicting images from the Warsaw Ghetto.

Clippings

Series consists of newspaper clippings and photocopies of articles discussing subjects relevant to the activities and mandate of the Committee such as anti-Semitism, war crimes and women and the Holocaust.

Subject files

Series consists of correspondence, newsletters, and publications relating to activities associated with the mandate of the Committee. Included are subject files relating to the Vancouver Holocaust Memorial, public programming, education resources and the National Holocaust Remembrance Committee.

Committee activities

Series consists of correspondences, programs, press releases and clippings relating to the activities of the Committee. Also included are annotated copies of minutes of meetings as well as financial statements relating to Committee projects. In addition, series includes minutes and correspondence relating to the Second Generation Committee.

Minutes

Series consists of the typed and hand written minutes of the Yom Hashoah Holocaust Remembrance Committee and its predecessor the Warsaw Ghetto Committee. Also included are financial statements relating to Committee projects as well as Committee membership lists.

Newsletters

Series consists of newsletters printed by the VHCS between 1989 and February, 1994 and Zachor, published by the VHEC from May 1994 to the present. Series has been arranged into two sub-series: VHCS Update (1989–1994) and Zachor (1994–2019).

Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance

Exhibition records

Series consists of promotional materials, financial records, correspondence, photographs, design files, and other records to do with exhibitions produced and rented by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, starting with inaugural exhibit, Anne Frank in the World, 1929-1945, which opened November 7, 1994.

Knoll, Klein family photographs

  • CA VHEC RA029-01
  • Series
  • 1922–[2015], predominant 1938–1950
  • Part of Knoll family fonds

Series consists of loose photographs documenting the Knoll and Klein families before and after the Second World War in Austria, Germany, Palestine and Canada.

Bert and Molly Knoll documents

Series consists of identity, school and personal records related to the life of Bert Knoll in Austria, Germany, England and Canada. Records include three typewritten testimonies given by Bert about his life in Austria, his escape to England in 1939, his internment as an enemy alien and subsequent deportation to Canada. Series consists also of Malka Klein’s (birth name of Molly Knoll) Canadian immigration identification card, dated September 3, 1930; Bert and Molly Knoll’s ketubah agreement and their certificates of Canadian citizenship.

Josef and Regina Knoll documents

Series consists of correspondence and vital statistics records related to the life of Josef and Regina Knoll in Poland and Austria before and after their 1922 marriage in Vienna. Records include an authenticated copy of Regina’s birth certificate in Polish, Josef and Regina’s wedding certificate and Josef’s death certificate after Kristallnacht in 1938.

Photographs

Series consists of graphic materials concerning Sorensen and her family members and their experiences before, during and after the Second World War. Records include original and copied photographs and negatives. Many of the original materials remain in the custody of Sorensen or her sister, Elenore. Although some of the exact dates are unknown, the known dates of items in this series range from ca. 1921 to 2006.

Louise Stein Sorensen

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