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Group shot of four men at the Montefiore Club for the Legal Dinner.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29123
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20x25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011309
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20x25 cm
Date
October 21, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011309
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Group shot of seven men seated for the Legal Dinner at Montefiore Club.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29121
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011307
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Date
October 21, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011307
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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SIx unidentified men at the Montefiore Club for the Legal Dinner.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29122
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011308
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25cm
Date
October 21, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011308
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Group shot of seven unidentified men at the Legal Dinner held at the Montefiore.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29119
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011305
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Responsibility
Your Community
Date
October 21, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011305
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Seven unidentified men seated at the Montefiore Club for the Legal Dinner.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29120
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011306
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25cm
Date
October 21, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011306
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Corporations dinner at Montefiore Club

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29068
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011254
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Date
October 28, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011254
Notes
paper clip imprint on top left - doesn't interfere with image.
Subjects
Federation CJA
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Special Advisors' Dinner at Montefiore Club. Group of unidentified men sitting at a banquet table.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29073
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011259
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Date
September 23, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011259
Notes
Similar shot to #011258.
Subjects
Federation CJA
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Fasts and feasts.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Group portrait of Montefiore Club, 1st Victory Bond, Montefiore Club Building, Montreal.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn20780
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 24.5 x 19.5 cm on matte 26.25 x 21 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 002817
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 24.5 x 19.5 cm on matte 26.25 x 21 cm
Date
1917
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
002817
Notes
Photo credit - faded stamp on verso; illegible.
Date, location, event and group identified on verso.
Photo colour: sepia toned.
People in photograph incl. Hillel Greenberg, Alfred Lesser, Mr. Kehhner, Michael Hirsch, Robert Hirsch, Charles Louis Friedman, Samuel Hart, Isaac Friedman, Abraham Somer, David Kirsch, Jack Samenhof, Maxwell Goldstein, Jacob Kellert, Samuel Weiner, Moses Rittenber, Samuel Ogulnik, Hirsch N. Friedman, Edgar Berliner, Bernard Rubin, Mr. Herman, Charles Somer, [Alan J. Hart ?], Harry Davis.
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Montefiore Club

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn44541
Collection
Montefiore Club Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Fonds No.
1264
Scope and Content
This fonds consists of membership files of members, past and current at the time of the closing of the Club, copies of minutes of the Board of the Club, photographs of the interior of the Club and ephemeral memorabilia of the Club's activities.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montefiore Club Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Scope and Content
This fonds consists of membership files of members, past and current at the time of the closing of the Club, copies of minutes of the Board of the Club, photographs of the interior of the Club and ephemeral memorabilia of the Club's activities.
Fonds No.
1264
History Biographical
On October 10, 1880 eleven young men, ages 15 to 23, from established Jewish Montreal families met and organized the Montefiore Social and Dramatic Club. The founding members were: John Michaels, Nathan Michaels, Moses Cochenthaler, Myer Myers, Robert Hirsch, Maxwell Goldstein, Jacob Goldstein, Andrew E. Myers, David S. Friedman, Alex Eichmann and Louis Lewis. The idea to form the Club actually came from Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jacobs, mother of John Michaels. The initial purpose of the Club was to provide a social setting for amateur dramatic performances. Meetings were held in the homes of the members’ parents and upon conclusion of Club business those parents were invited to join the group for refreshments. Within the first seven months of the Club’s existence, membership rose from eleven to twenty-eight. Member dues were also increased from $1.00 to $5.00 by this point. Women were also invited to attend the Club as courtesy members so that they could participate in dramatic performances and social gatherings. In addition to evenings featuring debates on social issues of the time, the Club also hosted musical nights and dances such as the “Calico Hop” as well as activities such as snowshoeing. Card games were also a constant feature of Club activity from the early days. The Club received its first charter in 1889 from the Montreal City Council. By this time the Club had grown to be more comprehensive, to broaden its scope to numerous areas of interest. It became a reflection of the growth of the Jewish community in Montreal and the name was officially changed from the “Montefiore Social and Dramatic Club” to simply, “The Montefiore Club.” With the name change of the Club in 1889 came an understanding that the institution was taking its place as an important social centre and leader for Montreal Jewry. By 1906, the population of Jewish Montreal had reached over 20,000, mainly due to immigration. The majority of the newly-arrived immigrants were in varying states of poverty, many needing a great deal of help to settle into their strange, new surroundings. During the early 20th century, Montefiore Club members became leaders in the numerous organizations established to build a stronger community. Organizations such as the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, the Baron de Hirsch Institute, Mount Sinai Sanatorium, and the Young Men’s Hebrew Association were all touched by the Montefiore Club and its members. By 2005, due to a changing community and demographics, the Montefiore Club changed its admission and Club policies in an attempt to bolster the institution. Women were admitted as full members, the dress policy was relaxed and new entertainment programmes were attempted. For some time as well, the Club was hired as a venue for weddings, events for Concordia University and other organizations. Despite these changes, Club membership continued to decline and by 2010 the number of members stood at only 72. For the members, past and present, the decision to close the Club was a heartbreaking but necessary move. In one final act of dedication to the community, the Club made the decision to donate the proceeds of the sale of the Guy Street building, the substantial art collection and any furniture to the Jewish Community Foundation and to Concordia University to support Jewish studies.
Language
English
French
Custodial History
Transferred to the Jewish Public Library Archives by the Montefiore Club, September 2010.
Subjects
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Special Advisors' Dinner at the Montefiore Club. Group shot of seven men sitting at a banquet table. A microphone obscures one man's mouth, to almost comic effect.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn29072
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 011258
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Date
September 23, 1957
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
011258
Notes
Similar shot to #011259
Subjects
Federation CJA
Montefiore Club [Montreal, Quebec].
Fasts and feasts.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Less detail

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