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Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo fonds

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Collection
Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
20 boxes, photographic records; 1 cassette tape; 1 rubber stamp; books;
Fonds No.
O0035
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created by the Ottawa executive Council and its Chapters, and includes some national and international Hadassah-Wizo material in the form of publications, correspondence and Orah Magazine. Box List: BOX 1 - Minutes and Reports Series Legal notebook "Minutes of the Ottaw…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
20 boxes, photographic records; 1 cassette tape; 1 rubber stamp; books;
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created by the Ottawa executive Council and its Chapters, and includes some national and international Hadassah-Wizo material in the form of publications, correspondence and Orah Magazine. Box List: BOX 1 - Minutes and Reports Series Legal notebook "Minutes of the Ottawa Hadassah Council, Rose Miller Society" - 1935-1943; Committee on Analysis and Structure - 1976-1977; Notes from an Annual Meeting (Originally from Pullan-Coplan Fonds) - Late 1940's (?); Council Minutes - 1951-1955 (with gaps); Council Minutes - 1959-1964; Council Minutes - 1965-1970; Council Minutes - 1970-1976; Council Minutes - 1976-1979; Council Minutes - 1979-1980; Membership Reports - (with gaps) 1965-2000; Membership Lists - 1960-2001; Henrietta Szold History / Joanna (?) Horowitz - Date Unknown; Constitution of Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Canada, Ratifications - 1966, 1977, 1994; Constitution of Hadassah-Wizo Ottawa - 1994, 1995; Constitution of Hadassah-Wizo Sinai Chapter, Amendments, Regulations - ca. 1962 and 1984; Constitution of Hadassah-Wizo Amit Chapter, Outline of Duties - 1978; Constitution of Hadassah-Wizo National Constitution, Amended - 2002; File of Opening Remarks - Dates Unknown; Notice of a General Meeting (previously from Hugo Levendel fonds) - 1943; BOX 2 - Minutes and Reports Series Council and Executive Minutes - 1981-1985; Council and Executive Minutes - 1986-1989; Council and Executive Minutes - 1990-1992; Council and Executive Minutes - 1993-1994; Council and Executive Minutes - 1995-1996; Council and Executive Minutes - 1997-2001; Council and Executive Minutes - 2006-2014; Council, Closing Meeting Minutes - 2008; Board of Administration Minutes - 1968-1976; File with an Audio / Visual Presentation Entitled "How to Build a Chapter" - ca. 1977 Canadian Hadassah-Wizo "How To" Manual - undated; BOX 3 - Minutes and Reports Series Telephone Book - Only a few notes on Presidents within - 1966-1967 Amit Chapter and Ina McCarthy Chapter Installations - 1989, 1999, 2001; Sinai Chapter - Minutes and Reports - 1962-1974; Sinai Chapter - Minutes and Reports - 1974-1976; Sinai Chapter - Minutes and Reports - 1976-1978; Sinai Chapter - Minutes and Reports - 1978-1980; Sinai Chapter - Minutes and Reports - 1980-1985; Sinai Chapter - Minutes and Reports - 1986-1993, 1995; Negev Chapter Minutes and Membership Lists - 1998-2000, 1997-2001; Negev Chapter Minutes, Agendas - 2007-2014; Negev Chapter - Notes - 1970's; Mollie Sachs Chapter Minutes - 1953-1955; Mollie Sachs Chapter Minutes - 1968-1975; Mollie Sachs Chapter Minutes - 1975-1978; Mollie Sachs Chapter Minutes - 1979-1982; Mollie Sachs Chapter Minutes - 1983-1986; Mollie Sachs Chapter Minutes - 1987-1993 Henrietta Weiss Chapter Membership List - Date Unknown; Information Package - Detailed Booklet on Chapter Membership Guidelines - Date Unknown; BOX 4 - Minutes and Reports Series Bertha Slonemsky Chapter Daybooks (Notebooks) - 1979-1983, 1984-1989; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Membership - 1979; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Minutes - 1949-1950; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Minutes - 1951-1955; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Minutes - 1964-1971; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Minutes - 1978-1984; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Minutes - 1985-1999; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Minutes - 1937-1941; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1941-1942, 1952; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1953-1954; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1954; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1956-1957; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1957-1958; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1965-1968; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1969-1971; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1975-1976, 1980-1984; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Council Minutes - 1988-1995; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Rubber Stamp - Date Unknown; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Adele Sidney Finances Notebook for Phantom Tea's and Bazaars - 1986-1993; Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Minutes - 1980; Amit Chapter - Minutes - 1977-1991 (with gaps); Amit Chapter - Reports - 1977-1979; Amit Chapter - Membership - 1977-1996; Massada Chapter - Minutes - 1999-2004; Membership Reference Guide - 2000; Council Presidents Manual - 2003; BOX 5 - Correspondence Series Lillian Freiman Chapter - Receipt, Harry Goldman Correspondence - 1930; 1934 Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Greta Cohen Correspondence - 1950-1971; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Correspondence - 1985-1994 (with gaps); Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Blank Stationary; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Correspondence - 1969-1970, 1980, 1990's; Negev Chapter - Correspondence - 1998-2000; Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Correspondence - 1995, 1999; Massada Chapter - Correspondence - 2000; Sinai Chapter - 1971-1998; General Correspondence - 1975-1979; General Correspondence - 1980-1992; National Office Correspondence - RECEIVED - 1995-1997; National Office Correspondence - SENT - 1995-1997; Correspondence Received - 1995-1997; Mrs. Myrtle S. Borts - Correspondence - 1992; Leases Correspondence - 1977-1992; OJCF Beneficiary Funds - 2006; BOX 6 - Anniversary and Milestones Series, History, Artifacts Series consists of books, programs, video cassettes, artifacts. Photographs of Hadassah event night- undated; Book titled "Golden Jubilee - Canadian Hadassah-Wizo 1917-1967" - 1967; A Decorative Siddur Given to Roz Tabachnick in Recognition of Devoted Service to Hadassah from 1975-1977 - Donated by Roz in January, 2010; Envelope of Index Cards Used by Hadassah to Label Important Documents (that should be in the fonds); Canada Hadassah-Wizo 50th Anniversary - 1917-1967; Canada Hadassah-Wizo 75th Anniversary - Speech (13 pages of Hadassa History) - 1993; Canada Hadassah-Wizo 75th Anniversary - Commemorative Book - 1993; Canada Hadassah-Wizo 75th Anniversary - Newspaper Clippings, Programs, Invitation, Esther Bilsky Speech, Una Folkson Singh Speech - 1993; Canada Hadassah-Wizo 85th Anniversary - Marion Mayman Speech - 2002; Canada Hadassah-Wizo 27th Biennial Convention Jerusalem Program - 1977; Lillian Freiman Chapter and Pauline Bilsky Chapter Early History - By Adele Sindney - 1992; Negev Chapter Early History - By Betsy Diamond - Date Unknown; 9th National Convention Program - Ottawa - 1938; Lillian Freiman Birthday - 1935; Lillian Freiman Birthday - Canadian Zionist Newspaper - 1935; Lillian Freiman Memorial Booklet - 1940; Nahalal Agricultural College 30th Anniversary - 1953; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter 25th Anniversary - 1954; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter 50th Anniversary Address - 1979; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter 50th Anniversary Luncheon - 1979; Overview of Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo Highlights - Gloria Krugel - 1966-1977; St. Lawrence Regional Conference 70th Anniversary - 1987; Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo 60th Anniversary - 1977 (?); Hadassah Anniversary Display Images; Hadassah "Early Days" Exhibit Images; Hadassah 90th Anniversary programs - 2007; Hadassah 90th Anniversary, CD Photographs, Hadassad at Agudath - oct 24 2007; "Memories" Project Booklet and CD: A booklet from a retropective compiled of memories and photographs from the history of CHW. Spearheaded by Ruth Kahane Goldberg and unveiled along with a video at the opening meeting of CHW on October 1, 2013; Video cassettes: 1. Senior Hadassah Wizo Meeting, November 11, 1992, Hillel Lodge, Ottawa. 2. Hadassah Wizo Interview with Rose Betcherman, Esther Bilsky and Adele Sidney, January 11, 1993. (Both videos were digitized in Dec, 2012 - they are located in the Multimedia Box 1 in the vault). CD's held in Multimedia box 1 and 2: 1. 90 Years Strong, video of National President Sandy Martin - 2007 2. Hadassah-Wizo Photos, includes logos, award dinners, and campaign photos - June 24 2008; 3. Photos, Hadassah Closing Meeting, Nepean City Hall - 2008; 4. NEB powerpoints, ' Honour our past, ensuring our future', ' Canada in Israel' - 2006; 5. World Wizo, Emergency War Campagin (multimedia box 2) - 2006; BOX 7 - Conventions, Certificates National Conventions - Minutes and Reports - 1954-1981; 26th Biennial Convention - Montreal - 1976; 29th Biennial Convention - Ottawa - 1981; Girls' Herzl Zion Society - 1915; 36th National Convention - Ottawa - 1999; Receipts from Various Chapters, Financial Information and Ottawa Bazaar Finances - 1930, 1952, 1981; Eastern Ontario Regional Conferences - Ottawa - 1971, 1975; Seminar: Zionism and Canadianism - 1976; National Public Affairs Seminars - 1977, 1980, 1986; Child Sponsors - 1968; Sinai Chapter - Certificates of Donations - 1973-1993 (with gaps); Amit Chapter - Certificates of Donations - 1977-1989 (with gaps); Two Jewish National Fun Certificates - For Mr. and Mrs. M. Tarantour on the occasion of their marriage and the Bertha Slonemsky Chapter; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter Certificate on the Occasion of the Birth of Ronald (Ron) Gould - 1932; Miscellaneous Certificates - Other Chapters; BOX 8 - Program Series - Series consists of material related to fundraising events National Fundraising Manual - undated; Regina Chapter - Cookbook and its Provenance - 1929 (?); Henrietta Szold Chapter - Cookbook - Owned by Ruth Epstein - Between 1934-1937 (Mrs. Alexandor was President); Programs and Invitation to the "Give-or-Get" Dinners - 1937, 1938, 1944; Lillian Freiman Chapter - Tea Invitations - 1941, Date Unknown; Lillian Freiman Chapter - Garden Party Invitation - 1972; Milk Fund Drive Leaflets - 1951-1958; Ruth Chapter - Cabaret Night Program - 1951; Ruth Chapter - Bingo - 1950, 1951; Ruth-Eilat Chapter - Tea and Sculpture Showing Invitation - 1970 Hadassah Carnival "News" - Newspapers and clippings on the carnivals - 1948-1951; Ottawa Hadassah - Mother and Daughter Tea Program in aid of the Martyr's Forest in Israel - 1953; Sinai Chapter - Annual Dance - 1953; Sinai Chapter - Raffle - 1977; Sinai Chapter - Phantom Tea - 1982; Sinai Chapter - Tea to Honour Sadie Shapero - 1989; Donor Dinners - 1953-1961; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Variety Show - 1955, 1957; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Variety Show - 42 Colour Slides - 1960's, 1979; [SCAN] Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Phantom Tea - 1995; Poppy Campaign - 1956-1958; Mollie Sachs Chapter - Junior Chapter Tea Dance - 1932; Mollie Sachs Chapter - Ticket for the Monarch Cooking School - Date Unknown; Mollie Sachs Chapter - Signed Guestbook for a Tea Honouring Olive Pullan - 1976; Mollie Sachs Chapter - Memorial Teas - 1977, 1985; Installation and Awards Dinner - 1963; Billet for a Performance by "Mr. Piano" Roger Williams - 1965; Scholarship Tea - 1970; Negev Chapter - Passover Chocolate Orders - 1974; Negev Chapter - Invitations, Posters, Speeches, News Clippings - 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1993, 2000, 2006; Negev Chapter - President's Tea - 1993; Pauline Bilsky Chapter - Summer Tea - 1976; Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo Month - Correspondence, Speeches, Information Package, Cards - 1976, 1991, 2000; Amit Chapter - Rummage Sale - 1978; Amit Chapter - Chinese Auction - 1984; Amit Chapter - Jim and Rosalie in Concert - 1981; Amit Chapter - Mother's Day Desert and Tea Box - 1998; Amit Chapter - Tea - Speeches - 2013, 2014; Bat Ami Youth Club - 1976, 1979; Henrietta Weiss - Fashion Show - 1995; Large Information Package on the Instrumental Enrichment Program advocated by Dr. Reuven Feuerstein (Hadassah was a financial contributor to Reuerstein's work) - 1979-1981; Leadership Workshops - 1963, 1994; Auction Extravaganza - 1990-1995; Designer Duds - 1993; "Presentations With Pizazz" Workshop - 1995; Tikvah Chapter - Anne Frank Remembered - 1996; Massada Chapter - Phantom Tea - 1998; Anna Goldfield Chapter - Phantom Tea - Date Unknown; Richard Nigro Cooking Demonstration - 1998; Canadian Hadassah-Wizo Parliamentary Lunch - 1998; Bag Street Klezmer Cabaret - 1999; Fund Raising Workshop - 1999; "Terry's Cookbook: Tastes and tales of Terry Schwarzfeld" - Memorial Cookbook - 2010; Events and Programs File - 2011-Present Haddasah-Wizo Fundraising Information - 1989; BOX 9 - Program Series Medical Services Luncheon - 1957-1969; Medical Services Luncheon and Dinners - 1970's; Medical Services Luncheon - 1978; Medical Services Luncheon and Dinners - 1980's-1989; Medical Services Luncheon and Dinners - 1990's; Sinai Chapter - Medical Services Luncheon - 50th Anniversary - 1998; Medical Services Luncheon/Dinner - 2000-Present; Youth Aliyah - 1951-1989; Sinai Chapter Fashion Shows - 1949-1993; Naomi Chapter - Open Your Heart to a Child - 1955-1981; Sinai Chapter - Annual Booklets; BOX 10 - Program Series - Bazaars Membership workshop - May 2007; Tea Invitations - 2009 - 2010, 2013-2014; Photographs: Garage Sale and Closing Potluck - 1982; Bazaar Financial Statements - 1957-1990; Undated Documents Including a Printed Card of Thanks - Dates Unknown; Financial Summaries per Chapter and a List of Prizes - 1988-1990, Some Undated; Bazaar Financial Receipts - 1987; Bazaar Insurance Papers - 1985; Bazaar Information Booklet - 1974; Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo Bazaar Blank Stationary; Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo Exhibit Panel - Two photos, Ottawa Citizen Article - 1991, 1992; Toronto Star Article on the Final Toronto Hadassah Bazaar - 2008; Photo Album Filled with News clippings on the Bazaars - 1986-1988; Booklet Entitled "A Guide for the Perplexed" - Likely on Hadassah Conventions - Date Unknown; A Book Titled "Hadassah Jubilee" and signed as belonging to Al La Porter - Tenth Anniversary of Toronto Hadassah - Date Unknown; Bazaar - 1955; Bazaar - 1958; Bazaar - 1959; Bazaar - 1960; Bazaar - 1961; Bazaar - 1962; Bazaar - 1963; Bazaar - 1964 (10th Anniversary); Bazaar - 1966; Bazaar - 1967; Bazaar - 1970; Bazaar - 1971; BOX 11 - Program Series - Bazaars - Includes notes, meeting notes, reports, news clippings... Bazaar - 1972; Bazaar - 1973; Bazaar - 1974 (20th Anniversary); Bazaar - 1975; Bazaar - 1976; Bazaar - 1977; Bazaar - 1978; Bazaar - 1979; Bazaar - 1980; Bazaar - 1981; Bazaar - 1982; Bazaar - 1983; Bazaar - 1984 (30th Anniversary); Bazaar - 1985; Bazaar - 1986; Bazaar - 1987; Bazaar - 1988; Bazaar - 1989; Bazaar Craft Ideas folder - 1985-1986; Bazaar - 2008; BOX 12 - Program Series - A Taste of Chocolate - Posters, notes, correspondence, advertisements, news clippings... Four Pins - Two "A Taste of Chocolate" and two "Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo Youth Aliyah"; A Taste of Chocolate - 1988; A Taste of Chocolate - 1989; A Taste of Chocolate - 1990; A Taste of Chocolate - 1991; A Taste of Chocolate - 1992; Amit Chapter - A Taste of Chocolate - 1993; A Taste of Chocolate - 1994; A Taste of Chocolate - 1995; A Taste of Chocolate - 1996; BOX 13 - Program Series Amit Chapter - Two-Bit Auction / Chinese Auction - Reports, Finances, Tickets, Thank you letters - 1982-1985; Amit Chapter - Silent Auction - Reports, Bidding Sheets - 1985-1987; Amit Chapter - Auction Ideas, Correspondence - 1984-1987; Loose Programs - Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Sory, Tour to Israel - 2000, National Launch of Canadian Hadassah-Wizo Month - 2000, Hadassah Tea Honouring Toby Yan - 2004, An Evening with Roméo A. Dallaire - 2006, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner - 2002 - 2003; Amit Chapter - Tea to Honour Terry Schwarzfeld - 2002; Amit Chapter - Address by Sylvia Kershman - 2005; Mollie Betcherman Chapter - Trivia Night - 2000; Health Care Services - Robinson Fashion Show - 2000-Present; Masada Chapter Programs (with gaps) - 1981 - 2003; Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - 2002; Ina McCarthy Chapter - Bach in Auschwitz - 2000; Women's Health Fair - 1999-2000; Kinderstransport Play - 2000; Designer Duds - 2000; President's Tea - 2006; La Bagge - 2007; Miscellaneous Program Publications; BOX 14 - Publicity Series Sinai Chapter - History; Ottawa Hadassah - History; Negev Chapter - Chadashot Newsletter - 1974; Amit Chapter - Bulletins and Newsletters - 1977-1998; Masada Chapter - Newsletter - 1998-2003; Tikvah Times - 1996; Hadassah "Highlights" - 1955-1964; Hadassah "Highlights" - 1965-1977; Hadassah "Highlights" - 1977-1983; Hadassah "Highlights" - 1986-1994; Hadassah "Highlights" - 1995-2005; Hadassah "Highlights" - 2004-2012; Marion's Desk - Newsletter from National President Marion Mayman - 2000-2002; Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo - Newsletter - 2011, 2013; Canadian Hadassah-Wizo Information Pamphlets and Booklets; Newspaper Clippings - 1927-1992; Newspaper Clippings - 1993-1995; Newspaper Clippings - 2001-2013; BOX 15 - Publicity Series - Orah Magazine Orah Magazine - 1961-1984; BOX 16 - Publicity Series - Orah Magazine Orah Magazine -1985-1999, 2007-2010; BOX 17 - Scrapbook Series Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Scrapbook Contents - 1969-1970; Scrapbook contains: A sheet called "Facts About Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Canada, Various tickets and invitations to Hadassah functions, Crafted items from a Bazaar, photographs, Newspaper clippings, Correspondence from past Ambassador of Israel Ephraim Evron, Correspondence from the wife of past Prime Minister John Diefenbaker - Olive (Freeman) Diefenbaker, Guest sign in sheets, A medical services certificate; Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Scrapbook Contents - 1970-1971; Scrapbook contains: Invitation and informational letter about Chapter, Invitations, Newspaper clippings, 2 badges?, Artistic print/Thank you note from Gordon Han Su, Copy of Constitution of Henrietta Weiss Chapter, Auction donor's letter; Conference Speeches - 1970-1971; File contains: Closing Dinner/Installation/Awards speech June 7, 1971, Dessert luncheon speech June 1, 1970; Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Scrapbook Contents - 1972-1973; Scrapbook contains: Chapter Executive members list, Members address lists, Invitation, Photo of Canada Club Plaque in Tel Aviv, Newspaper clippings; Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Scrapbook Contents - 1973-1974; Scrapbook contains: Members address lists, Executive list, 3 photos Bazaar '73, Invitations and tickets, Art auction poster, Tree planting acknowledgment card, Medical Services Luncheon program, Liberace ad and flyer, Photo post-Liberace concert; Bertha Slonemsky Chapter - Scrapbook Contents - 1978-1980; Scrapbook contains: 50th Birthday invitation and program, 50th Anniversary party guest list (signatures), List of Executive Officers for 1978-1979; A sheet of opening remarks from the 50th anniversary celebration - 1979; A talk which outline some of the beginning history of the Bertha Slonemsky Chapter; Correspondence, Flyers, Photocopied newspaper articles discussing the Bertha Slonemsky Chapter from the 1920's and 1930's; Membership List from 1979-1980; Henrietta Weiss Chapter - Scrapbook Contents - 1981-1984; Scrapbook contains: 3 photos of BBQ Closing Event at Dolansky's, 3 group photos, 3 photos Candle Lighting Event, Invitations, Membership List for 1981, Convention 1981 Cover of Orah, Convention clippings and photos, Delegate's card & ticket, Photo of out-going executive 1981-1982, 6 photos of 1982 closing, 3 photos of membership brunch 1982, Photo and Program Medical Services Luncheon 1983, Membership list 1982-83, June 13, 1984 Installation dinner program plus photo, 6 photos; Toronto Convention - Scrapbook Contents - 1983; Scrapbook contains: Program cards, Photographs, Song lyric sheet, Newspaper clipping; Henrietta Weiss - Scrapbook Contents - 1984; Scrapbook contains: "Sweet 16" Invitation for 16th closing function, Photographs, Membership List for 1984-1985; Henrietta Weiss - Scrapbook Contents - 1985-1986; Scrapbook contains: Photographs, Membership List for 1984-1985, Event invitations, A "Bazaar Bulletin", Membership List for 1985-1986; Henrietta Weiss Chapter Newsletters, A sheet titled "Guidelines for Programming", Newspaper clipping; Henrietta Weiss - Scrapbook Contents - 1985-1988; Scrapbook contains: Membership List for 1985-1986; Photographs, Meeting summary, Newspaper clippings, Membership List for 1986-1987; Event invitations, Henrietta Weiss Chapter Newsletters, A "President's Message" from Beverly Swedko, A list of Hadassah-Wizo members that had been in the organization for over 50 years, A list of Hadassah-Wizo Chapter Presidents and Officers; BOX 18 - Publications Series Canadian Zionist Newspaper / Magazine - 1965-1969; Canadian Zionist Magazine - 1969-1978; Wizo Review - 1962-1963; Zionist Information Press - 1971; Hadassah Magazine - 1962-1963; BOX 19 - Oversized Scrapbook Series Mollie Betcherman Chapter - Scrapbook - 1983; Sinai Chapter - Scrapbook - 1960-1961; Amit Chapter - Scrapbook - 1977-1983; BOX 20 - Artifact Series A Purple 36th National Convention bag from the Westin Hotel in Ottawa - 1999; A large blue banner with gold lettering from Canadian Hadassah Wizo; A marker on fabric drawing - Date and ; A general award stating "LIfe Associate" of Hadassah-Wizo of Canada - Date Unknown; 7 different kinds of Hadassah pins (13 altogether) - Four belonged to Mildred Korn and were donated by her sister Cecilia Levitan, four others were Esther Ages' who also donated Ruth Pellat's pins (of Montreal); A Hadassah Life Membership pin worn by Nina Petigorsky; A Negev Chapter 40th Anniversary pen; A small trophy from the Bertha Slonemsky Chapter for "Best Chapter Programming Throughout the Year" - 1965-1967 - Trophy donated by Anna Bilsky in July, 2005;
Date
1927-2002
Fonds No.
O0035
History Biographical
Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Canada is an organization of Canadian women dedicated to the material and moral support of health and social welfare and educational programs in Israel and to the enrichment of Jewish life in Canada. Early 1990's membership consisted of 17,000 women and 1800 male "Life Associates", located in 43 Canadian cities and communities from coast to coast. Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Canada offers seminars on leadership, education, fund raising and public affairs. Mrs. A. J. (Lillian) Freiman of Ottawa, was the first president of Canadian Hadassah, which was first organized as a local chapter in Toronto in 1916.The program was greatly expanded in 1917, and became a National Organization in 1919. Lillian Freiman remained as National President until her death in 1940. An extensive Education Department provides a wide variety of programs on the many aspects of Judaism and Zionism. Ottawa Hadassah first began in 1920 under the presidency of Lillian Freiman. It was formed directly from the membership of The Ladies Herzl Society which started in 1910. The chief activity of the members in the early years was the sewing of clothing for hospitalized Jewish children in Palestine. As of 1993, there were 16 Chapters, with 515 members in all compared with 10 chapters in 1956. Chapters are given names which depict the special area of interest of its members, and are either named after the creator of the Chapter, Biblical or Zionist heroines. Records indicate that throughout the years, membership has been fluid, with some Chapters being created and dissolved within a short time span, while certain other Chapters, such as the Sinai Chapter, have continued. A decade later, functioning Chapters were few in number. Through research conducted in 2010 from Hadassah Highlights the following list of Esther Award winners was compiled: [list is most recent to earliest] 2009: Sheela Morin [Negev] Spring 2003: Anna Bilsky [Amit] Linda Joy Lazear-Greenberg [Mollie Betcherman] Harriet Podolak [Negev] Jean Naemark [Sinai] September 2000: Judy Aranoff [Amit] Naomi Cracower [Henrietta Weiss] Rosalie Fox [Ina McCarthy] Marlene Burach [Massada] Shelly Rothman [Mollie Betcherman] Marilyn Binder [Negev] Fay Shulman [Sinai] September 1999: Sheila Beck [Amit] Debbie Goldstein [Amit] Zelma Palef [Bertha Slonemsky] Paula Silver [Henrietta Weiss] Lauren Donen [Ina McCarthy] Elaine Singer [Massada] Karen Fogel [Mollie Betcherman] Joy Ostrega [Mollie Betcherman] Flo Morgan [Negev] Ann Bernick [Sinai] May 1998: Karen Essie-Frie [Amit] [Bertha Slonemsky] Ilene Streng [Henrietta Weiss] [Massada] Kim West [Mollie Betcherman] Helen Miller [Negev] All Members [Sinai] Joan Schwarzfeld [Tikvah] April 1997: Gina Grant [Amit] Roslyn Bloom [Henrietta Weiss] TBA [Mollie Betcherman] Claire Feldman [Negev] Bess Cohen [Sinai] Bess Finkelstein [Sinai] Barbara Blevis [Tikvah] May 1996: Ginger Jacobson [Amit] Terry Schwarzfeld [Amit] Elsa Swedko [Henrietta Weiss] Roz Tabachnick [Negev] Jean Naemark [Sinai] Joan Schwarzfeld [Tikvah] October 1992: Robin Chernick [Amit] Ibolya Goldberg [Henrietta Weiss] Ann Bloom [Massada] Carole Weidman [Negev] Joy Ostrega [Mollie Betcherman] Lois Calof [Tikvah] Stella Beck [Sinai] Judy Ain [Mollie Sach] Esther Awards evenings were mentioned in "Hadassah Highlights" for June 1975, June 1971, and May 1967. No names accompanied the announcement.
Custodial History
Original collection acquired from a number of sources. Mrs.H (Bessie) Applebaum donated some material. Mrs. Blanche Edelstein donated the Pauline Bilsky minute books of 1937-58. Merrida Sachs added the largest portion of records in the early 1980's. Some records were received from Buddy Kizell and Terry Schwarzfeld in the late 1980's. Textual material was acquired from Miriam Goldstein in 1995. Miriam acted as Hadassah Bond Chairman and as president of Sinai Chapter. Greta Cohen’s daughter, Erica Cherney, Peterborough donated textual records. Greta Cohen became President in 1953. Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo office, through Terry Schwarzfeld, donated historical material in summer, l999. Fay Shulman donated 5 Sinai Chapter photograph albums, May, l999. Mrs Bess Finkelstein donated Sinai Chapter minutes and correspondence, fall, 2000. Annette Albert and Ann Mozersky donated Negev Chapter minutes, correspondence and activities, 2001-2002, 2003. Council General meeting announcement, 1943 transfered from Hugo Levendal fonds, July, 2003; accrual, summer, 2004 from Ottawa Hadassah-Wizo office; Geri Goldstein, 2005; Anna Bilsky, 2005. 6 Hadassah-Wizo pins which belonged to Mildred (Monson) Korn were donated by her sister Cecilia Levitan in November 2008.
Notes
1. The photographs of the 2004 accrual located in one box and include activities from 1990 to 2000. Events, people and dates are indicated. 2. 1920 Ottawa founding date from "The Jew in Canada". 3. Possibly Bertha Slonemsky is the Life Associate honoured with the trophy as it was donated with Bertha Slonemsky Chapter material by Anna Bilsky. 4. Pins were sold for 75 cents to members. 5. 5 pins donated by Mrs Esther Ages. She was president of Ruth Chapter Ottawa, and 2 pins are her President pins (March, 2008 moved to Esther and Matt Ages fonds). 6. Esther Ages donated some Hadassah pins which belonged to Ruth Pellat of Montreal who now lives at Central Park Lodge where Mrs. Ages resides (May, 2008). 7. Cecilia Levitan donated six Hadassah pins (two life member pins with blue stones and pearls around edge, one ribbon style, one pair of hands and one mini pearl Hadassah-Wizo Canada) that belonged to her sister Mildred (Monson) Korn in November, 2008. Mildred belonged to the Eva Goldfeild Chapter. 8. Wrapped and stored in artwork/artifacts area: wooden plaque (1969) to honour Israel's 21st Birthday and framed certificate for Bertha Slonemsky Chapter's donation of 100 trees in tribute to Queen Elizabeth ca. 1952 (see 4-723-01/02). 9. The "Senior Hadassah Wizo Meeting" and "Interview with Rose Betcherman" VHS's are kept in the box labelled "Video Cassettes" in the media area of the vault. The digitized DVDs of those cassettes are located in a Multimedia Box in the same area of the vault.
Related Material
Related material in Archibald and Lillian Freiman fonds.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Documents and correspondence regarding Cultural Programming

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71551
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Fonds No.
1000A; 8; 00338
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Date
1960-1965
Fonds No.
1000A
Series No.
8
File No.
00338
Storage Location
CTN.038
12-1G
Language
English
Related Material
Jewish Public Library Fonds
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Newspaper clippings regarding Cultural Programming

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71553
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Fonds No.
1000A; 8; 00340
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Date
1960-1965
Fonds No.
1000A
Series No.
8
File No.
00340
Storage Location
CTN.039
12-1G
Language
English
Yiddish
Related Material
Jewish Public Library Fonds
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Documents and correspondence regarding Cultural Programming

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71554
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Fonds No.
1000A; 8; 00341
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Date
1960-1969
Fonds No.
1000A
Series No.
8
File No.
00341
Storage Location
CTN.039
12-1G
Language
English
Yiddish
Related Material
Jewish Public Library Fonds
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Newspaper clippings regarding Cultural Programming

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71556
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Fonds No.
1000A; 8; 00343
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Date
1960-1969
Fonds No.
1000A
Series No.
8
File No.
00343
Storage Location
CTN.039
12-1G
Language
English
Yiddish
Related Material
Jewish Public Library Fonds
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Documents and correspondence regarding Cultural Programming

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71560
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Fonds No.
1000A; 8; 00347
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Date
[c.1930-c.1980]
Fonds No.
1000A
Series No.
8
File No.
00347
Storage Location
CTN.039
12-1G
Language
English
Yiddish
Related Material
Jewish Public Library Fonds
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Hadassah - WIZO Montreal Chapter; newspaper clippings, programs

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75385
Collection
Bloomfield family (Neri and Bernard Bloomfield, Evelyn Schachter) - Zionist activities
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0247; MC 32-03-08
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Bloomfield family (Neri and Bernard Bloomfield, Evelyn Schachter) - Zionist activities
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-1964
Fonds No.
P0247
File No.
MC 32-03-08
Subjects
Hadassah - WIZO Montreal Chapter; newspaper clippings, programs
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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LAUZON, Adele

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn63938
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Investigative article on Nazism in Canada. File characteristics: Clippings. Originals and photocopies. Relates to material outside Montreal.
Name Access
LAUZON, Adele
Subjects
Adele LAUZON
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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WISEMAN, Adele

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn67520
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1992
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Winnipeg author 'Crackpot,' 'The Sacrifice'. File characteristics: Clippings. Originals and photocopies. Relates to material outside Montreal.
Name Access
WISEMAN, Adele
Subjects
Adele WISEMAN
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Sydney Brown

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn89990
Collection
Adele Druckman-Kinsbrunner Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
cartographic material
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Fonds No.
1416; 00008
Scope and Content
Clippings, souvernir program from Worker's Sport Association, B'nai Brith patch, correspondence.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Adele Druckman-Kinsbrunner Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
cartographic material
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Scope and Content
Clippings, souvernir program from Worker's Sport Association, B'nai Brith patch, correspondence.
Date
1937-1989
Fonds No.
1416
File No.
00008
Storage Location
JPL
Ctn. 001
Physical Condition
Fair
Language
English
Accession No.
19-005
Subjects
Romania -- Jews.
Immigrants
Immigrants - Quebec (Province) - Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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