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American Joint Distribution Committee Activities - Moving

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59619
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : Paper : Copy : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : Paper : Copy : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Copy of original drawing, men moving furniture into truck under Jewish banners. Crate in foreground reads 'Bergen-Belsen / Tel Aviv.' Sketched by Sylvia Benjamin-Markowitz. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.01
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee Activities - Welfare Worker

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59620
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Copy of a drawing, depicts a woman in military dress at a desk as various forms of transportation speed towards their destinations. Eiffel tower and New York in the distance. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.02
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee activities: A welfare worker interviews a couple

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59622
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Print of a drawing by Sylvia Markowitz, depicts a woman in military dress at a desk interviewing two elderly Jewish people. Map of Palestine and Jerusalem on the wall. Silhouette of another man waiting in the background. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.04
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee activities: A welfare worker and client

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59627
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
A print of a drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz depicts a Joint Distribution worker sitting at a desk next to a client in felt hat. A map to Hamburg is on the wall, next to two pictures of Men taking down a fence. Signed 'HE 47' in the bottom center. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.09
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

Group Photo, Halloween party, possibly halloween themed birthday party, cake with candles visible on table, children dressed in costumes

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn87577
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 16.5 x 11 cm ; b&w
025101
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 16.5 x 11 cm ; b&w
Date
192-?-193-?
Item No.
025101
Storage Location
PC
Subjects
Birthday
Halloween.
Children
Children's activities
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
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Newspaper articles - community and political activism

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17170
Collection
Charles and Ninel Segal Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
0024
Scope and Content
Consists of newspaper articles by or about Charles Segal and Ninel Segal and their involvement in community and politics.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Charles and Ninel Segal Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Scope and Content
Consists of newspaper articles by or about Charles Segal and Ninel Segal and their involvement in community and politics.
File No.
0024
Storage Location
5-5G
Subjects
Segal, Charles
Segal, Ninel (Bercovitch)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Active Placement Report

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30362
Collection
Jewish Junior Welfare League Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file
Fonds No.
1; 1022; 000122
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Junior Welfare League Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file
Fonds No.
1
Series No.
1022
File No.
000122
Creator
Jewish Junior Welfare League
Language
English
Accession No.
00-126
Subjects
Jewish Junior Welfare League (Montreal)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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B'nai Brith Hillel activities

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn68615
Collection
Federation CJA Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Fonds No.
1001; 2.8; 00924
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Federation CJA Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Date
1978
Fonds No.
1001
Series No.
2.8
File No.
00924
Storage Location
Caldwell
Accession No.
12-017
Subjects
Federation CJA (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Literary Activities

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17252
Collection
Ariel Bension Fonds
Description Level
Series
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
.13m of textual material
Fonds No.
1003; 1
Scope and Content
Consists of published works and unpublished manuscripts by Ariel Bension.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Ariel Bension Fonds
Description Level
Series
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
.13m of textual material
Scope and Content
Consists of published works and unpublished manuscripts by Ariel Bension.
Date
ca192?-193?
Fonds No.
1003
Series No.
1
Storage Location
4-1D
Ctn.001
Creator
Bension, Ariel
Language
English; German; Spanish
Acquisition Source
Ida Seigler
Name Access
Bension, Ariel
Subjects
Bension, Ariel, 1887-1932
Zohar - History and criticism
Mysticism - Judaism
Zionism
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Literary activities - manuscripts

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17258
Collection
Ariel Bension Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1003; 1; 001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Ariel Bension Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1003
Series No.
1
File No.
001
Storage Location
4-1D
Ctn.001
Creator
Bension, Ariel
Name Access
Bension, Ariel
Bension, Ida
Subjects
Bension, Ariel, 1887-1932
Bension, Ida
Zionism
Mysticism - Judaism
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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