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Gordon Shore fonds

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Collection
Gordon Shore fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
textual record ; 2 photographs : b&w
Fonds No.
I0084
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of 1 sheet of information regarding Ligar Collegiate, as well as two b&w photographs, one photo of Gordon while in the military, and a reproduction of a photo of Joe Shore with his brothers Harry, Charles, Max, Jack and Henry Shore.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Gordon Shore fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
textual record ; 2 photographs : b&w
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of 1 sheet of information regarding Ligar Collegiate, as well as two b&w photographs, one photo of Gordon while in the military, and a reproduction of a photo of Joe Shore with his brothers Harry, Charles, Max, Jack and Henry Shore.
Date
[1915 - 1941]
Fonds No.
I0084
History Biographical
Gordon Shore was born in Ottawa in 1920, the son of Joe and Sarah Shore (d. February 12, 1941). He attended Osgoode and York Street Public Schools then attended Lisgar Collegiate between fall 1933 to spring 1937. He participated in track and field and junior basketball. Gordon and his brother Mannie were members of the Maccabean Athletic Association. He enlisted in 1940 and served overseas in England and Scotland with a forestry unit. Gordon always enjoyed track and field and participated in a Special Field Day at Aldershot, England, while overseas. He had the rank of staff sergeant when he was discharged at the end of World War II. Gordon returned to Ottawa after the war and worked for the Federal Civil Service. In 1949 he married Edith Daniels and had a son, Brian Shore. He retired to Montreal.
Notes
1. Information obtained from Gordon Shore in a telephone conversation with Dawn Logan, fall 2007. Also from Joy Heft, Lisgar Collegiate Archives. 2. Mannie Shore served in the army during World War II as a clerk.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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KAMINSKY, Rachel Lea

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Collection
KAMINSKY, Rachel Lea
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
0.25 textual records. - 11 photographs.
Fonds No.
P0262
Scope and Content
The fonds conists of family and government correspondence, family photographs, publications, manuscripts, and newspaper excerpts and sections, produced through the activities of Rachel Kaminsky during her life in Montreal. It is composed of the following: 1) Correspondence, handwritten in English, …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
KAMINSKY, Rachel Lea
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
0.25 textual records. - 11 photographs.
Scope and Content
The fonds conists of family and government correspondence, family photographs, publications, manuscripts, and newspaper excerpts and sections, produced through the activities of Rachel Kaminsky during her life in Montreal. It is composed of the following: 1) Correspondence, handwritten in English, Yiddish and Polish, mostly from Australia, France, Poland, Israel, and USA, (1937-1995); 2) Newspaper sections and clippings about Montreal Jewish writers, literature, art and poetry, (1958-1994); 3) Writer Solomon Ary, including manuscripts, book chapters, and correspondence about his work, (1979-1991); 4) Family photographs, ([ca.1900-1910]-1998); 5) Personal documents, (1975-1996); and 6) documents relating to Harry Kaminsky's military service and death, (1941-19). Discarded from the collection was 5 cm of packing materials, blank paper, duplicate photocopies, non-Jewish advertisements and crafting patterns.
Date
1910-1999.
Fonds No.
P0262
History Biographical
Born in Poland (probably the city Wroclaw) in 1905, Rachel Lea Kaminsky immigrated to Canada with her son Hertz/Harry sometime in the early 1930s. In 1941, after Hertz's underage enlistment into the army at the age of 16, Rachel intereved and had him transferred to the merchant marines where he perished at sea. While in Montreal, despite modest means, she gave both moral and material support to many local artists and writers. She died on February 24, 1999 in Montreal.
Custodial History
Following her death, this collection was held by Mrs. Kaminsky's friends Miriam Cohen, and then Florence Silverstone, who donated the collection to the archives.
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations: P18/02.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Leon and Rachel Fine fonds

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Collection
Leon and Rachel Fine fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Fonds No.
I0144
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Leon and Rachel Fine fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Date
ca. 1910
Fonds No.
I0144
History Biographical
Leon Fine (b. March 4, 1886 - d. Ottawa, August 11, 1982) was born Riven Leib Fain (Romanian) in Hertsa, Chernivtsi, Ukraine. He was also known as Reuven Lev Fine and Louis Fine. He was the son of Isaac Itsu Fine (b. circa 1842) and Sara Yenta Fript (b. circa 1853), and the brother of Devorah. He was also the half brother of Victoria Fain de Zaidman. He arrived in Canada at age 20 in 1907. He married Rachel Feller (Rachel Fine) (Rae Fine) (b. July 20, 1892) on July 6, 1910. Rachel was the daughter of Joseph Feller and Anna Saltzberg (Anna Feller) (b. Romania, 1866 - d. Ottawa, March 17, 1921). Rachel's immigration record shows she arrived in Portland, Maine, on March 4, 1910, on the ship Haverford as a tourist. Her profession was given as a dressmaker and her destination was marked as Ottawa. Leon and Rachel had two daughters together; Anne Fine (Anne Mirsky) (b. Ottawa, January 31, 1916) and Sarah Fine (Sarah Shaffer) (b. Ottawa, March 3, 1918). Leon was described as a "clothier". Leon and Rachel's granddaughter, Marilyn Hope Shaffer, married Daniel Kimmel on June 8, 1965.
Notes
1. A newspaper notice from the March 9, 1956 edition of The Ottawa Journal on the death of Max Feller, Rachel Fine's brother: Many Pay Moving Final Tribute To Max Feller Deep regard for the memory of Max Feller, public spirited member of Ottawa's Jewish community and for many years a widely known clothing merchant, was shown by the attendance at his funeral held at the Hulse and Playfair Funeral Home. The age-old funeral rites were conducted by Rabbi Simon Eckstein of Adath Jeshurun congregation, assisted by Cantor Josef Rabin. Burial was In the Jewish cemetery, Metcalfe road. Chief mourners and survivors were his widow, two daughters; Mrs. Ben Pomerlan, Ottawa, and Mrs. Rubin Strauss: Montreal: three sisters, Mrs. Leon Fine, Ottawa, and, the Misses Gertie and Fanny Feller of New York City; two brothers, Sol Feller and Moe Feller, both of Ottawa. Among those present at the service were A. H. Lieff, QC, Rabbi Samuel L. Bursteln, Sam Caplan and Gordon Caplan, Dr. Pearlman, Mendel Pearlman, Irving Rivers, David Epstein, Max Cohen, Sam Wallack, Tom Sachs, Israel Shore, Lou Wetner, Harry Weldman, Harry Fleet, Murray Baslaw, Myer Lieff, Joe Feller, Norman Mirsky, Abraham Shaffer, Alderman Charles St. Germain, Percy Feller, Joseph Torontow, H. H. Sugarman, Samuel Feller and Eddie Feller, Harry Oreenblatt, Max Klein, Ben Tradburks, Lawrence Kapeller, M. Benowick, Charles Segal, Isidore Potechin, Dr. J. Feller, Hyman _____
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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