Two handwritten stories (in French) by Bulgarian Sephardic woman living in Montreal after having lived in Colombia and Israel. Remarks: "Les plantes de ma mère" and "Ile de Chypre, Famagusta, 20 aout 1960, notes de voyage.. Also the outline for a projected book of memoirs. File characteristics: Originals. Montreal-related material.
Victims of Maurice Duplessis' Quebec Padlock Law, this couple and their baby were barred from their Montreal home in 1949. The incident is described in an approximately 20 page pamphlet by Paul Normandin which explains the Law and its implications. File characteristics: Originals and photocopies. Montreal-related material.
Dr. Nathan Reich was born in Terszow, Austrio-Hungarian empire in 1900 to a traditionally religious Hassidic family. Despite family obligations, Dr. Reich continued his secular education after attending a traditional cheder. He moved to Canada in the 1920s and the US in 1932 where he eventually became an economist and professor of some reknown, being named Research Director of the Joint Distribution Committee in 1945.