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Leonard Frank Photo Studio fonds

  • CA JHS A.1985.001
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1983

The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photo Studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photo Studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio

Hadassah-WIZO Council of Vancouver fonds

  • CA JHS A.1993.005, A.2008.008, A.1999.006, A.2000.012, A.2000.015, A.2009.006
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2013 ; primarily 1950s - 2000

The fonds consists of Vancouver Hadassah-WIZO records, including chapter meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists, reports, events hosted and/or attended by Vancouver Hadassah-WIZO members, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, ephemera and a wide variety of scrapbooks and photographs. The fonds has been divided into 17 series including: Publications; Membership lists; Hadassah Blue Binders; Public Affairs; Hadassah Bazaar; Chapters; Administrative records; Conferences; Conventions; Correspondence; Events; Newspaper clippings; Reports; Ephemera; Scrapbooks and photo albums; Photographs; and Artifacts and audio visual.

Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) Vancouver

Jewish Western Bulletin fonds

  • CA JHS A.1995.006, A.2011.024
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2001

The fonds consists of a large portion of the photographic archives of the newspaper dating primarily from 1960 to 1990, microfilm copies of back issues including material published by predecessor community newspapers, and hard copies of recent "Bulletin" issues.

Jewish Western Bulletin

Canadian Histadrut, Henry Avery fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.002
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980

The fonds consists of records generated by Henry Avery in the course of his work as a volunteer director of Histadrut, and consist primarily of fund-raising material and contributors lists.

Avery, Henry

National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.009, A.2008.003
  • Fonds
  • 1902-2004

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated mainly by the local section including: textual records; photographs; sound recordings; and moving images. Records generated by the National Council for Jewish Women Canada are included as the policies, procedures and activities of the local branch influenced, and were influenced by the larger administrative body. The records were generated by members of the Board of Directors and members at large. Series 1, minutes, contains a fairly complete record of proceedings from the 1950s to the 1990s while earlier minutes may be found embedded in Series 3, President’s subject files and Series 12, Program, project and subject files.

The fonds is arranged into 16 series: Minutes; Correspondence; President’s subject files; Annual reports; Local publications; Financial statements; Clippings; Directories; Membership lists; Ephemera; National publications; Program, project and subject files; Scrapbooks; Audio recordings; Moving Images; and Photographs.

National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section

Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2000

The fonds consists of some administrative and operational records for the Society, generated by Mr. Leonoff in his capacity as a director, an extensive collection of historical research material, as well as drafts and correspondence relating to publication of this historical research material in various monographs and articles.

Leonoff, Cyril E.

Vancouver Jewish Community Fund and Council fonds

  • CA JHS A.1999.003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1982

The fonds consists of administrative files generated by Morris Saltzman and predecessors of the Jewish Community Fund and Council such as: minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, fundraising campaign files, and files of organizations who received funding; as well as census cards (potential donor information) and individual donations cards. Fonds also includes 4 photographs and 1 over-sized scrapbook.

The fonds is arranged into 7 series: Organizations; Administrative matters; Financial matters; Fundraising campaigns; Census cards: potential donors card catalogue; Individual donations card catalogue; and Photographs and scrapbooks.

Vancouver Jewish Community Fund and Council

Altman family collection

  • CA JHS A.1999.013
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2001

The fonds consists of community publications, community ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and musical scores. The fonds is arranged into 3 series: Community publications; Altman family files; and Music collection which consists of scores of both Jewish and general popular songs that bear the name of Sari Corbin.

Altman (family)

Tracy Ames collection

  • CA JHS A.2001.001
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1987

The fonds consist of correspondence, minutes, applications for funding, distribution lists, and draft material relating to the video. The fonds is arranged into 2 series: Photographs and sound recordings; and Research files.

Ames, Tracy

Hillel Foundation of Vancouver fonds

  • CA JHS A.2001.002
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1997

The fonds consists of records including operational and administrative files.

Hillel Foundation of Vancouver

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, Gallery fonds

  • CA JHS A.2005.006
  • Fonds
  • [1962 – 2004]

Fonds is arranged into 6 series: Artist files; Gallery administrative records and subject files; Ephemera; Audio-Visual; Scrapbooks; and Photographs.

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, Gallery

Ralph Barer’s Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JHS A.2006.001
  • Collection
  • 1862 - 2003; primarily 1960s - 2003

Fonds is arranged into 7 series: Congregation Emanu-El board minutes; Congregation Emanu-El financial matters and synagogue constitution; Congregation Emanu-El correspondence; Congregation Emanu-El publications; Fundraising; Victoria BC Jewish Federation; Synagogue matters.

Barer, Ralph David

Nemetz family fonds

  • CA JHS A.2008.016, A.2011.018
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-2012]

The fonds consists of photographs and textual records from various members of the Nemetz family, including the Dayson family, the Barnett family, and the Fader family.

The fonds is arranged into four series: Nathan Nemetz scrapbooks and photograph albums (photocopies); Textual records; Photographs; Audio/Visual.

Nemetz family

Seidelman family fonds

  • CA JHS A.2009.003
  • Fonds
  • 1889 - 1975

The fonds contains records from various Seidelman family members, including Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, Harry Seidelman, and William Seidelman Sr. The records reflect the family’s daily life. The fonds includes photographs of the Seidelman family members and friends. The textual material includes letters written by Private Edward Joseph Seidelman while in the Army from 1916 to 1917. Also included are correspondence of Harry Seidelman and records relating to his employment as a sailor and as a partner at United Grain and Milling Co. Ltd. Other records include receipts, financial records, school certificates, newspaper clippings, and records relating to the family’s involvement in the Vancouver Jewish community.

Seidelman (family)

Congregation Har El fonds

  • CA JHS A.2009.008
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2000

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records from Congregation Har El. Textual records include: minutes and correspondence, publications, and financials.

The fonds is arranged into 8 series: Publications; Synagogue construction; Fundraising; Board minutes; North Shore Jewish Centre (NSJC) records; Financial records; West Vancouver School Board dealings; and Congregation Har El miscellaneous files.

Congregation Har El

Dr. Morris Levine fonds

  • CA JHS A.2009.018
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1989

The fonds consists mainly of poetry that Dr. Morris Levine wrote over the years. Also intermixed with the poetry is some general correspondence, family correspondence, some work records, and a partial draft of a personal memoir.

The fonds is arranged into one series: Poems. All files are kept in their original order and do not appear to follow any chronological or alphabetical order. All files are simply titled ‘Poems’.

Levine, Dr. Morris

Marjorie Groberman fonds

  • CA JHS A.2010.033, A.2012.013
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2010

The fonds contains records from Marjorie Groberman's work with Hadassah Wizo in Vancouver. The fonds consists of textual materials including newspaper clippings and a manual on Hadassah Wizo's annual bazaars in Vancouver and elsewhere in Canada and Israel. Several files are dedicated to material prepared before, during and after the Hadassah Wizo general convention, which took place in Vancouver in 1997. Two files detail three awards given to Marjorie, two from the Jewish community of Vancouver and one from the government of BC, the BC Community Achievement Award in 2010. There are multiple copies of Hadassah Wizo's journal, Highlights Magazine, and Orah Magazine. Other records include letters and cables written to Marjorie by colleagues and friends from the organization and family members, as well as 7 photographs and approximately 250 slides.

Groberman, Marjorie

Canadian Jewish Congress, Pacific Region fonds

  • CA JHS A.2011.016, A.2007.013
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1999

The fonds consists of records including the administrative and operational files of the branch.

Canadian Jewish Congress. Pacific Region

Chelm Cultural Club fonds

  • CA JHS A.2011.020
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1990

Fonds is arranged into two series: Series 1 - Chelm Cultural Club film file; Series 2 - Chelm Cultural Club administrative files and publicity.

Chelm Cultural Club

Burquest Jewish Community Association fonds

  • CA JHS A.2011.035
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2002

Fonds is arranged into three series: Administrative and operational records; Newspaper clippings; Photographs and audio/visual.

Burquest Jewish Community Association

Congregation Emanu-El fonds

  • CA JHS A.2012.004
  • Fonds
  • 1851-2012

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated by Congregation Emanu-El including: textual records; photographs; moving images; sound recordings; ledgers; and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into 22 series: Preschool and Hebrew School; Correspondence; Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia/Allan Klenman; Membership; Committees; Photographs and audio-visual; Publications; Restoration; Ben Levinson historical/archival files; Renovation (Matanah G’Dolah Project); Congregation Rabbi’s; Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion certificates; Jewish cemetery; Vancouver Island Jewish Community Directory (VIJCD); Financials; Holocaust Symposium; Board; Administration and operational records; Ephemera; Marriages and divorces; Scrapbooks; and Sylvester family.

Congregation Emanu-El

Congregation Beth Israel fonds

  • CA JHS A.2012.015
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1930-2011

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated by Congregation Beth Israel including: textual records; photographs; moving images; and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into 18 series: Bar/Bat Mitzvahs; Weddings and marriages; Jewish Divorce (Get); Deaths and cemetery; Ritual Committee; Publications; Financial Statements; Birth (brit milah and baby naming); Conversions; Beth Israel – Schools; 75th Anniversary; Staff administration; Building: Renovation, maintenance and construction; High Holidays; Congregation Beth Israel Board of Directors; Synagogue administration; Beth Israel Women’s League / Sisterhood; and Photographs, audio-visual and scrapbooks.

Congregation Beth Israel

John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JHS A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams collection

  • CA JHS A.2014.007
  • Fonds
  • 1911, 1920-1921

The fonds consists of a series of love-letters written between Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams. These letters were written in 1921 between Vancouver (where Morris lived) and Montreal (where Rose lived).

Soskin (family)

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