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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Suitcase : brown, orange, multi-coloured ; Ht: 14 in. x W: 24 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Suitcase : brown, orange, multi-coloured ; Ht: 14 in. x W: 24 in.
Other Title Information
Personal Gear
Date
1938
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
German
Notes
Brown leather suitcase with metal keyhole clasps and reinforced leather corners. The interior is lined with orange fabric and held by thin leather straps. The suitcase bears labels of shipping companies and hotels on every side, including the bottom. The hotel labels include the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo; the Hotel Conti in Zurich; the Myrtle Bank Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica; the Savoy Badgastein in Austria; 2 labels for the Hotel Carrera in Santiago, Chile; the Hotel Kaiserin Elisabeth Wieni in Vienna, Austria; the Hotel Union in Innsbruck, Austria; the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam; and the Hotel Luna in Bolzano, Italy. There are also labels for the Swedish American Line cruise to New York City; the Societa "Italia" di Navig.; and the Holland American Line. Narrative: Albert Spanier was originally from Enger (Germany); his parents Adolf and Amalia were in the textile business and became very wealthy. In 1938 Albert Spanier was forced to leave Germany. He obtained a visa to the U.S.A. where he worked at a minimum wage job and sent money to his mother and sister (cousin of Amalia, Sol Katzenstein signed the affidavit for his visa). They went to England, and later, the mother joined her son in Connecticut. Her daughter joined her husband in Argentina. The suitcase went with Albert Spanier; in it he brought family photographs and memorabilia. A list of contents represents what Albert Spanier would have been able to take with him when he left Europe in 1938: 10 pairs of shoes; 1 pair of slippers; 1 pair of sports shoes; / 2 pairs of sports stockings, ½ dozen winter stockings; 35 pairs of summer stockings; / 2 pairs of gloves; 2 pairs of overshoes; 13 ties; 2 pullovers; / 9 pajamas; 1 bath towel; 3 towels; / 1 bathrobe; 2 white shirts; 9 shirts; 9 sports shirts; / 2 white sports shirts; 3 polo shirts; 2 nightshirts; 1 ½ dozen winter underwear; / 10 shirt pants; 10 slip pants; 1 bathing suit; ½ dozen undershirts; / 1 tablecloth with 6 table napkins; 2 tablecloths; 2 ½ dozen handkerchiefs; / 1 dozen white collars; 10 spoons; 1 vase; 2 knives & forks; / 2 white pants; 2 linen suits; 1 grey summer jacket with pants; / 1 green summer jacket with pants; 1 overall; 1 shortgown; / 2 winter suits; 1 smoking; 1 woollen blanket; 1 winter coat; / 1 thin coat; 1 rain coat; 1 dust coat; 1 alarm clock; / 1 typewriter and ink ribbons; toiletries; stationary; / 1 stamp collection; ritual items; 1 umbrella; books, sofa cushions; / pictures, laundry bags, cap, 200 pieces of cigars.
Accession No.
2011X.312.01
Name Access
Spanier, Beverly
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Suitcase : Sewn, Glued : Black, Brown, Red, Yellow, Blue, Silver, White, Green, Orange ; Ht: 15 in. x W: 24,5 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Suitcase : Sewn, Glued : Black, Brown, Red, Yellow, Blue, Silver, White, Green, Orange ; Ht: 15 in. x W: 24,5 in.
Other Title Information
Personal Gear
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Japanese
Notes
Rectangular, with attached lid, which opens upwards. There are 6 rectangular stickers, 10 circular stickers, and 3 triangular stickers attached to the outside. There are 2 rectangular clasps on the top, and a half circle handle. Narrative: It was used by Samuel Fishbain when he left Poland for Shanghai with a visa delivered by Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara.
Accession No.
2011X.132.01
Name Access
Fishbain, Sandra, Jeffrey & Arron
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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OBERLANDER, Wendy, Vancouver film maker 'The Suitcase' internment of Jews in Canada

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn48729
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
P0161; SC 1359-37
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Date
October 4, 1994
Fonds No.
P0161
Item No.
SC 1359-37
Notes
Interview by Leslie Lutsky
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Lecture - "Hana's Suitcase" by Karen Levine, Fumiko Ishioka and George Brady.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn69832
Collection
Jewish Public Library
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1000; 5; 00692
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
2002
Fonds No.
1000
Series No.
5
File No.
00692
Storage Location
JPL
Ctn.016
Language
English
Notes
File contains correspondence, attending staff record, various invoices, etc.
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec) - Programming
JPL Program - Jewish Book Month
JPL Program - Lecture
Levine, Karen
Ishioka, Fumiko
Brady, George
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Portrait of young man carrying suitcase on his shoulder, upon arrival at immigration settlement, Israel. Street with car, truck and school bus and buildings visible in background.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn26994
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 009337
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Responsibility
Joint Distribution Committee
Date
[196-?]
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
009337
Subjects
Israel - Buildings, structures, etc.
Israel - Street scenes.
Immigrants.
Men -- Jewish.
School buses.
Trucks.
Automobiles.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Portrait of young girl seated amongst numerous suitcases, Neighbourhood House, Montreal.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn20992
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 25 x 20 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 003030
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 25 x 20 cm
Date
n.d.
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
003030
Subjects
Neighbourhood House [Montreal, Quebec].
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Portrait of two B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation members, in hall surrounded by suitcases, Montreal.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn20602
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 17 x 24.5 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 002636
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 17 x 24.5 cm
Responsibility
Jack Marcow, Montreal.
Date
n.d.
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
002636
Notes
"Jack Markow" stamp on verso.
Subjects
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at McGill University.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Group Portrait, three men with suitcases holding EL-AL tickets, Sam Rutman, Arthur Pascal

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn87514
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 25 x 20 cm ; b&w
025035
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 25 x 20 cm ; b&w
Date
196-?
Item No.
025035
Storage Location
PC
Creator
Drummond Photos
Notes
Name on verso says Arthur Pascal, name on tag attached to bag on bottom left corner says Sam Rutman
Name Access
Drummond Photos
Subjects
Pascal, Arthur.
El-Al Israel Airlines.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
Less detail

Portrait of a young girl sitting on suitcases, wearing dress with torn tights, en route to Israel. Immigrants in Israel.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn26963
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x25 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 009306
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x25 cm
Responsibility
Joint Distribution Committee
Date
[1950-1956]
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
009306
Subjects
Immigrants.
Children -- Jewish.
Clothing and dress.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Interior Dorval Airport, A. Rosen wearing armband of Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada checking sheets while five adults and one child with suitcases wait and watch.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn28492
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20.5cm x 25.5cm
Fonds No.
1255; 010678
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20.5cm x 25.5cm
Date
196-
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
010678
Notes
yellowed stain from tape or glue along back bottom edge
Subjects
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada.
Morocco -- Jews.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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