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Bebe Trepman Fonds

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Collection
Bebe Trepman Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.25 linear metres of textual records
Fonds No.
1321
Scope and Content
Contains materials that document Bebe Trepman's role as an educator in Jewish Montreal as well as her involvement with various community organizations such as the Montreal Yiddish Committee.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Bebe Trepman Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.25 linear metres of textual records
Scope and Content
Contains materials that document Bebe Trepman's role as an educator in Jewish Montreal as well as her involvement with various community organizations such as the Montreal Yiddish Committee.
Date
1925-1985
Fonds No.
1321
Storage Location
4-2D
JPL
Physical Condition
Excellent
History Biographical
Bebe Trepman was a longtime educator in Jewish Montreal, authoring teacher resources and packages for various schools and programmes. She was active in the community, particularly in promotion and preservation of the Yiddish language.
Language
English
Yiddish
Polish
Subjects
Trepman, Bebe
Education - Jews
Education Resource Centre
Yiddish
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75252
Collection
Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.04m of textual record
Fonds No.
1166
Scope and Content
Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds contains material regarding the personal and professional lives of Ginda and Abraham Rosenblatt. The fonds consists of four series: correspondence, writing of Abraham Rosenblatt, official docuements and ephemera.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.04m of textual record
Scope and Content
Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds contains material regarding the personal and professional lives of Ginda and Abraham Rosenblatt. The fonds consists of four series: correspondence, writing of Abraham Rosenblatt, official docuements and ephemera.
Date
1923 and 1965
Fonds No.
1166
Storage Location
JPL-A
History Biographical
Ginda (born. 1891) and Abraham Rosenblatt immigrated from Lipcani, Bessaabia to Toronto in the late 1920's, then moving to Montreal in approximately 1940. Both were social workers affliated with Baron de Hirsch Institute, though Ginda was also a doctor and Abraham is presented as an adminstrator of the People's Library in Briceni, Moldova (also know as Brichon). Inlcuded within the fonds are some of Abraham Rosenblatt's published articles which appear to largely be published anonymously or under the pen name A. Besarbier.
Language
Yiddish
English
Custodial History
The material of the Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds was donated to the Jewish Public Library Archives in April 1985 by Dr. Ginda Rosenblatt.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Levy Family Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75288
Collection
Levy Family Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Fonds No.
1294
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Levy Family Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Fonds No.
1294
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
Harold and Eva Levy, long-time residents of Cote St-Luc, were active community members. Mr. Levy began his career as a tailor. He later went on to manufacturing children's outwear. Items in the collection reflect the history of manufacturing in Montreal, such as the W&W pedal sewing machine. Other notable items include the 'pearly outfits' (which were costumes made for a charity event), with buttons hand sewn into elaborate designs by the Levys and their friends. The Levys were also part of the original founders of the Beth Zion congregation in Cote St-Luc. The first cheder for the congregation was held in the Levy home. Mr. Levy was also a member of the Pipe Smokers' Club of Montreal. Mr. Levy served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.
Accession No.
12-019
Subjects
Levy Family
Levy, Eva (nee Bercovitch)
Levy, Harold Robert
Veterans, Jewish
World War, 1939-1945 - Veterans
World War, 1939-1945
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Alice Postner Fonds

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Collection
Alice Postner Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.16m of textual material
Fonds No.
1339
Scope and Content
The fonds contains the professional and working material of Alice Postner in her career as a music teacher and composer. It consists of texual records and music manuscripts used as teaching material; copies of her own compositions; biographical articles; correspondence; recital programmes and invit…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Alice Postner Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.16m of textual material
Scope and Content
The fonds contains the professional and working material of Alice Postner in her career as a music teacher and composer. It consists of texual records and music manuscripts used as teaching material; copies of her own compositions; biographical articles; correspondence; recital programmes and invitations.
Date
1921-1967 [predominently 1950's]
Fonds No.
1339
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
Alice Postner (Dec. 20 1905 - April 16 1967) was a Montreal pianist, composer and music teacher. Born in Montreal, she attended the Montreal Pianoforte School of Music, then MacDonald College to be trained as a teacher. While teaching, Mrs. Postner gave lessons in piano and music theory from her home. At age 35, she attended McGill for a Bachelor of Music, graduating in 1957 and went on to teach Conservatorium of Music at the University. In the late 1940's Mrs. Postner began composing her own choral music. In the 1950's her compositions were published. Alice Postner was married to Jacob Postner with whom she had a son and daughter.
Language
English
Custodial History
The Alice Posner Fonds was donated to the JPL-A by Harry Postner in 1991.
Arrangement
Material was weeded, rehoused and described in 2014. Textual material concerning various musical movements and composers was sampled.
Access Restriction
Some privacy restrictions may apply
Accession No.
14-030
Subjects
Postner, Alice
Music.
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) - Alumni and alumnae
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Regent Photo Studio Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75322
Collection
Regent Photo Studio Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
11.2 linear metres
Fonds No.
1286
Scope and Content
Consists mainly of negatives, contact sheets and photographic prints.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Regent Photo Studio Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
11.2 linear metres
Scope and Content
Consists mainly of negatives, contact sheets and photographic prints.
Fonds No.
1286
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Norman Epelbaum
History Biographical
Born on October 12, 1928 in Kobryn, Poland, Norman Epelbaum grew up in a culturally Jewish household and was one of the youngest of eight children. In his early teens, Norman joined the Polish army and was stationed in Siberia throughout the war. He was a platoon leader and served from 1943 until 1946. After the war, Norman went to Israel but immigrated to Canada in the early 1950s and worked in Ottawa. While he was in Ottawa he worked for Malak Karsh, brother of famed Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh. It was not long after his arrival in Ottawa however that Norman moved to Montreal, attracted by its thriving Jewish community. Norman worked as a technician, retouching photographs until November 1956 when he opened his own business on Parc Avenue called Regent Photo Studio. Norman inherited his passion of photography from his father and grandfather and captured important events in people’s lives over the years. From 1956 onwards Regent Photo Studios was a mainstay in the Montreal Jewish community; photographing thousands of weddings, bar mitzvahs, sweet 16 parties, and both large and small events. Norman's work also reflected the diversity of the Parc Avenue area as his negatives include numerous events from the Polish, Italian, Chinese and Greek communities. Norman continued working in photographs right until his death at the age of 82 on March 20, 2011.
Language
English
Yiddlish
Custodial History
Transferred from the family of Norman Epelbaum to the Jewish Public Library Archives.
Notes
Full index available through the Genealogy Database.
Accession No.
12-010
Name Access
Epelbaum, Norman, 1928-2011
Subjects
Photographs
Photographers - Canada
Weddings
Bar mitzvah
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Benditsky Family Fonds

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Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.17m of multiple media
Fonds No.
1295
Scope and Content
The Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs and ephemera related to the war time relationship and marriage of Nathan and Ruth Benditsky. The material focuses predominently on the years 1945 and 1946, during which the couple organizes their Manchester wedding and arranges Ruth's eventual immig…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.17m of multiple media
Scope and Content
The Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs and ephemera related to the war time relationship and marriage of Nathan and Ruth Benditsky. The material focuses predominently on the years 1945 and 1946, during which the couple organizes their Manchester wedding and arranges Ruth's eventual immigration to Canada.
Date
[between 1920 and 1985] predominent 1945-1946
Fonds No.
1295
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Benditsky Nathan Benditsky
Conservation
Photographs and negatives found among the textual material were placed into acid-free envelopes. A single film roll was cut for preservation and placed in flat 35mm negative files.
History Biographical
Nathan Benditsky was born in Montreal on June 28th, 1918. He was one of six children born to Israel and Esther Benditsky who had emigrated from Russia in 1908. After beginning to work in family's textile trimmings business, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 along with his two brothers Samuel and Rubin. Soon stationed overseas, he met Ruth Schrager and in October 1945, the two married in Manchester, England. Travelling back to Canada in 1946, Nathan Benditsky returned to the family business, Star Pleating Inc. Nathan ran the company alongisde his brother Samuel and father, Israel. The business continued into the late 1990's moving from Rue Alymer to Mount-Royal Avenue. Ruth Benditsky (nee Schrager) was born on May 10th, 1927 in Vienna. Her parents Mortiz and Rachel Schrager, and sister Mirjam Zimmerman (nee Schrager) moved to England in 1937. After marrying, Ruth Benditsky waited a number of months before recieving her travel arrangements from the Canadian Wives' Bureau. Alongside thousands of other women, she immigrated to Canada in July 1946. Numerous relationships were initiated during World War II between Canadian military personnel and citizens living in areas where the military was stationed. Though such relationships were officially discouraged by the military, many nonetheless resulted in marriage. In 1946 the majority of newly-wed women, and some men, travelled to Canada to join their partners following the war. The estimated 48,000 war brides that made the transatlantic trip represented a significant influx of new immigrants from Britian, as well as the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany. Once Ruth and Nathan Benditsky were reunited in Montreal, they worked to bring Ruth's family to North America. Moritz and Rachel Schrager, as well as Ruth's grandmother, Rivka Monath, settled in Montreal in the late 1940's. Ruth and Nathan Benditsky raised three children, Howard Benditsky, Suzan Baron and Naomi Benditsky. Ruth Benditsky died in 1980, survived by Nathan Benditsky, who died in 1999.
Language
English
Custodial History
This material was donated to the Jewish Public Library Archives by the Benditsky Family in 2012. The material of the Fonds was in the possesion of Nathan Benditsky until his death in 1999.
Notes
The Bendisky Family Fonds was initially recieved "unsorted". In October 2012 the fonds was physically arranged to reflect the Fonds' series, as no disernable original order could be established.
Access Restriction
Material in the Benditsky Fonds is restricted to researchers with academic affiliation. Please contact the Jewish Public Library Archives for further information.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
Textile industry -- Canada.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Bernard M Bloomfield - newspaper clippings, publications, and personal

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75387
Collection
Bloomfield family (Neri and Bernard Bloomfield, Evelyn Schachter) - Zionist activities
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0247; MC 32-03-10
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Bloomfield family (Neri and Bernard Bloomfield, Evelyn Schachter) - Zionist activities
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1918-1965
Fonds No.
P0247
File No.
MC 32-03-10
Subjects
Bernard M Bloomfield - newspaper clippings, publications, and personal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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My Fond Memories of Growing Up on the Farm in New Glasgow, Quebec

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75478
Collection
Genealogy and Memoir Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
68 p.
Fonds No.
1348; 1348_00006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Genealogy and Memoir Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
68 p.
Responsibility
Edited by Fred Rudy
Date
2007
Fonds No.
1348
Item No.
1348_00006
Storage Location
JPL
7-1E
Creator
Nathan Rosenberg
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Subjects
New Glasgow (Quebec)
Kottenberg, Ida (nee Drosweet)
Kottenberg, Nathan
Rosenberg, Nathan
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Postcard, "Les fonds du syndicat Dreyfus"

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75980
Collection
Dreyfus Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 14.0 x 9.0cm
Fonds No.
1318; 1318_004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Dreyfus Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 14.0 x 9.0cm
Date
[ca. 1898]
Fonds No.
1318
Item No.
1318_004
Storage Location
JPL
Material Details
Original drawing
Notes
Stamped verso: Louis Daspet / Paris / 177 rue Sainte-Honore Postcard removed from envelope
Subjects
Antisemitism
France
France - Jews
Dreyfus Affair (1984-1906)
Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935
Zola, Emile, 1840-1902
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
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Postcard, [Maurice Barre crying and motioning to the Pantheon with image of Zola eminating from it] "M. Barres: Aoh! Schocking"

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75984
Collection
Dreyfus Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 14.0 x 9.0cm
Fonds No.
1318; 1318_008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Dreyfus Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 14.0 x 9.0cm
Date
April 1908
Fonds No.
1318
Item No.
1318_008
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
A. Molynk
Material Details
Original drawing
Notes
Signed recto, dated and numbered No. 142 Stamped verso: Louis Daspet / Paris / 177 rue Sainte-Honore Postcard removed from pg. 198 of album, bottom
Name Access
A. Molynk
Subjects
Antisemitism
France
France - Jews
Dreyfus Affair (1984-1906)
Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
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