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Three young women walking in the street

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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 8,4 cm x W: 5,8 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 8,4 cm x W: 5,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1934
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
White ridged border. Image shows three young women walking outside, with arms linked, looking at the camera. Trees and other people are visible in the background. The young women are on the way home from school. Two of them are wearing berets with a button that bears their school insignia. The woman in the centre is named Bela. Narrative: The young women were friends of donor.
Accession No.
1990.16.06
Name Access
Cohen, Pauline
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
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Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
4.5m of multiple media
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
Scope and Content
Consists of the community files of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, including both original and collected information. Contains business and family records of various Saint John Jewish community members as well as those records that document the military involvement and contributions of th…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Web site
http://www.cjhn.ca/en/family-history/genealogy-search.aspx
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
4.5m of multiple media
Scope and Content
Consists of the community files of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, including both original and collected information. Contains business and family records of various Saint John Jewish community members as well as those records that document the military involvement and contributions of the Jewish community to the wider city of Saint John. Material includes minutes, correspondence, newspaper records, official documents, photographs and monographs.
Date
1871-2012
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
Storage Location
SJJHM
History Biographical
The Louis I. Michelson Memorial Archives of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum preserve the documentary heritage of Saint John's Jewish population. The Archives are organized thematically - synagogues, organizations, community life, and people. The Community Files contain a wealth of diverse information about the various contributions and aspects of Jewish life in New Brunswick. Saint John's Jews were very active within their own ethnic and religious community and also in the city's organizations and business life from the first arrivals in 1858 to the present day. Many community members are notable for their extensive contributions to many charitable organizations in Saint John and many of the Jewish businesses were well-known and patronized. The history of the Saint John Jewish community is presented in the Community Files section of the archive. This includes written histories by community members, most notably Dr. Eli Boyaner and Dr. Joseph Tanzman, but also by Museum staff. Information from other public records is also available including population profiles from the census and city directories. A number of themes are also represented including immigration to the city, athletes, artists and the film industry. Participation by some in city philanthropic organizations is also preserved. Education at the high school and university level and achievements in the professions are also important aspects of Jewish life in Saint John. Jewish life throughout Canada and the rest of the world is also represented in the collections, mostly from newspaper clippings and magazines. This serves to place this community into a context with the rest of the world and reflects information easily available in the local city newspapers on world events. A reunion of the now widely scattered Saint John Jewish Community, called the "Koom Ahaim", was held in Saint John in July 1984 to coincide with provincial bicentennial celebrations. This collection includes a mailing list, correspondence, and memorabilia from this major event in the community's history. Jewish men in business were led by Solomon Hart who owned a cigar factory in 1858. Similar businesses were established by the families that followed from England and Western Europe. The Eastern Europeans possessed skills and trades when they arrived, but they turned first to the peddling of goods in the countryside to earn money and also to learn English. After a few years, small shops and factories were established in the city's North end along Main Street and some later moved uptown to other parts of the city. It was a varied group of businesses where one could purchases nearly everything available, but clothing, food and manufactured goods were the most common things available. Many also sold second-hand goods and dealt in scrap metal. The history of Jewish businesses has been well-documented through the city directories, newspaper advertisements and features, and a limited number of company records. At one time a great many of Saint John's prominent merchants were Jewish, but by 2007 all fo the "original" Jewish run businesses had closed. The archives also has early business records of Isaac Selick and Sons of Moncton, New Brunswick. The Saint John Jewish community was very active in both World Wars. During the Second World War many men enlisted for the army, navy, and air force, while many women joined the Red Cross, the Canadian Women Army Corps, enlisted as nurses, or stayed in Saint John to provide assistance to the servicemen passing through the city, either in their own homes, in the Jewish Servicemen's Centre on Union Street, or in other service centres. This collection includes many of the dramatic newspaper headlines of the time, and the documents and prayer books carried by the servicemen. The richest part of the collection is that contributed by the family of Mrs. Jennie Brownberg, who was part of the Red Cross and also opened her home to servicemen.
Language
English
Yiddish
Notes
Collected information on Jewish businesses and Jewish residential directories from 1863-1999 is searchable in database format. This database can be accessed through the Family History section of the Canadian Jewish Heritage Network.
Access Restriction
Contact the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum directly for information on accessing this collection.
Related Material
Researchers should also consult the sections on SYNAGOGUE, GENEALOGY, AUDIO VISUAL, and PHOTOGRAPHS for further information.
Subjects
Boyaner, Dr. Eli
Selick, Isaac
Brownberg, Jennie
Tanzman, Dr. Joseph
Isaac Selick and Sons (Moncton, New Brunswick)
Saint John (New Brunswick) - Jews
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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Jewish Synagogue

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy93179
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1905-1906
Address in Canada
Carleton Street
Business Name
Jewish Synagogue
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
107
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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Jewish Community Centre

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy96245
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Address in Canada
29 Wellington Row
Business Name
Jewish Community Centre
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
1362
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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Jewish Community Centre

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1980
Address in Canada
29 Wellington Row
Business Name
Jewish Community Centre
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
1429
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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DAVIS, E.R. (Dr.)

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1980
Address in Canada
20 Hazen Avenue
Business Name
Saint John Regional Library Board
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Notes
Business role (and other employees): E.R. Davis, chairman
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
1448
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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Jewish Community Centre

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy96370
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1986
Address in Canada
29 Wellington Row
Business Name
Jewish Community Centre
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
1487
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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FREEDMAN, Lewis H. (Dr.)

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1999
Address in Canada
133 Prince William Street
Business Name
Dr. L.H. Freedman
Business Type
Occupational Health Consultant
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
1509
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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GUSS, A. (Dr.)

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1935
Place of Residence
Saint John, New Brunswick
Address in Canada
bds 4 Summer Street
Business Type
Salesman
Notes
Abbreviation in address signifies boarder status.
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Residents Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
1528
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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Jewish Cemetery

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Community Files
Material Format
textual record
Date
1910-1911
Address in Canada
Westmorland Road
Business Name
Jewish Cemetery
Place of Business
Saint John, New Brunswick
Record Source
Saint John, New Brunswick Business Directory
Fonds No.
SJJHM-C
File No.
162
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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