This series consists of administrative records compiled by this staff person.
Alan Rose was National Executive Vice-President (1977-1995), National Assistant Director (1970), National Associate Executive Director (1973), and National Executive Director (1974). He was also involved in the following: CJC Committee for Ethiopian Jewry, International Affairs, and Jews in Arab Lands.
Associated material :CJC series ZB - Personalia and P0127 - Alan Rose Collection.
Published articles relating to Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights.
Born in 1932, Mr. Borovoy is a barrister/ solicitor and civil liberties activist. He is a former vice-president Hillel Foundation and founding editor of its Journal at University of Toronto; former columnist for the Jewish Standard; he was a member of the Joint Community Relations Committee of Canadian Jewish Congress; former Executive Secretary Ontario Labour Committee for Human Rights; General Counsel to Canadian Civil Liberties Union.
0.1 metres of textual records. - 57 photographs. - 2 films. - 156 sound elements.
Scope and Content
Various publications, including music magazines, song books, sheet music, clippings, etc. Reel-to-Reel and 8-track tapes. 78 and 33 1/3 RPM records. Film strips. Five negatives. Framed pictures.
Alan Mills, born Albert Miller in Lachine in 1914, was a popular Canadian folksinger. Originally a reporter, he collected English and French folk songs as a hobby. He eventually became a singer and actor, singing on his own CBC radio show, on television and in concerts and appearing in local plays and National Film Board productions. He sang at folk festivals and wrote and edited books about music. He enjoyed performing for children and wrote many songs for them, including his well known "I know an Old Lady." Alan Mills died in 1977.
Biographical press clippings. Political pamphlets and flyers in English and Yiddish. House of Commons Debates.
Fred Rose was born in 1907. He was Canada's first and only Communist Member of Parliament. He was elected in 1943 and 1945 but was forced to resign after being found guilty of spying for the Soviet Union. He died in 1983.