Fonds consist of enlistment documents, news clippings and photographs for the Canadian Navy, 1943 -1944; news clippings and photographs of his football days with Ottawa Technical High School, 1943; Ottawa Rough Riders, 1946; and Ottawa Trojans, 1947; and news clippings and photographs of The Squire…
Fonds consist of enlistment documents, news clippings and photographs for the Canadian Navy, 1943 -1944; news clippings and photographs of his football days with Ottawa Technical High School, 1943; Ottawa Rough Riders, 1946; and Ottawa Trojans, 1947; and news clippings and photographs of The Squire Shop 1961.
1943 - 1961
Moe Segal (b. February 2, 1925 - d. July 6, 2016), was born at Quyon, Quebec, to David and Mina Segal. David Segal was a shoemaker and the family moved to Ottawa in 1927. Moe Segal’s education included Wellington Street and Kent Street Public Schools followed by the Ottawa Technical High School where he played football and was the goalie on the hockey team. During the 1942 -1943 season he played for the Chaudiere Bombers.
In December 1943, Moe joined the Royal Canadian Navy and was a telegraphist on HMCS Kenora, a mine sweeper in the English Channel. After World War II, he returned to sport. He played the 1946 season for the Ottawa Rough Riders, and the 1947 season with the Ottawa Trojans who in that year won a championship.
After a short stint with the Federal Government, Moe worked for Joe Feller's menswear store. In 1961, he opened his own shop in the Sparks Street Mall named Squire Shop. Later he went into commercial real estate and never looked back.
Moe married Sandy Schwartz in 1947 and they had two sons, Steve (Likey) and Eric.
Trojan Football Team picture donated by Harvey Glatt.
Consists of typed and handwritten manuscripts, newspaper articles, correspondence, published essays and poetry, translations of works and biographical materials.
Canadian Yiddish poet. Born in Russia Segal came to Montreal at the age of 11, and at the age of 17 he had his first poem published in the Keneder Adler. He edited his first literary magazine in 1921 and later this year he published his first book of poems.
His creative output include 12 volumes of Yiddish poetry, hundreds of articles, essays and short stories which appeared in the Keneder Adler and in a large number of periodicals in Canada, United States and other countries. He won the International Lamed Prize in 1949.
Segal's writings for children won international fame and many of his works are included in school text books.
Died suddenly March 7, 1954.
Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, speeches, articles and ephemera dealing with the Segals' professional and personal lives. Also contains numerous historical articles and speeches written and presented by Charles Segal. Numerous photographs illustrating this work also containe…
Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, speeches, articles and ephemera dealing with the Segals' professional and personal lives. Also contains numerous historical articles and speeches written and presented by Charles Segal. Numerous photographs illustrating this work also contained within the fonds.
Charles Segal was born in Montreal on November 27, 1921 to Hyman Manuel Segal and Fanny (Moscovitch). Mr. Segal's fonds includes numerous details of his decades of work in the political world - from his days of journalism here in Canada and in the U.S., to his role in Histadrut, his meetings with President Truman and work with Oscar Ewing, his work with fair employment practices with the Construction Fund of the State University of New York and so on. Segal married his wife Ninel (Bercovitch) in 1979 and she also has been heavily involved in work in Congressman Mike McNulty. More details are available within the fonds.
Transferred directly from Charles Segal to the JPL-A starting in 2006. Further accurals expected.
Fonds also includes photographs, currently awaiting arrangement and description into the JPL Photograph Database.
Restriction on File 006, manuscript of Mr. Segal's biography, marked as so on file.
Consists of committee documents, agendas and minutes from the members of the J.I. Segal Cultural fund committee.
The J.I. Segal Fund was established on the 6th of December 1967, on the initiative of Dr. Hirsch and Dora Rosenfeld. The purpose of the Fund is to award annual prizes for literature for a book of Jewish content, published in Yiddish, Hebrew, English or French.
Other prizes have been awarded for excellence in education, theatre or Jewish culture in Canada in general. In 2008, the Jewish Public Library celebrated the 40th anniversary of the J.I. Segal Awards. The awards are now handed out every two years.