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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Poster : Paper : Printed : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 35 cm x W: 21,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Poster : Paper : Printed : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 35 cm x W: 21,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 26, 1974
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Hebrew
Notes
1 page, single--sided. Folded two times horizontally. Document is a poster advertising a memorial rally commemorating the 29th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe. Event was organized by the Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression, and was simultaneously a rally in solidarity with Syrian Jewry. Narrative: The Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression, formerly the Association of Former Concentration Camp Inmates, Survivors of Nazi Oppression, was founded circa 1960 in Montreal. Many of its members were founding members of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre.
Accession No.
2014X.04.07
Name Access
Zablow, Lou
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Poster : Paper : Printed : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 23,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Poster : Paper : Printed : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 23,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
April 19, 1973
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
French
Hebrew
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Document advertises a memorial meeting commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Event organized by the Jewish Labor Committee Unions and Societies, the Workmen's Circle, and the "Bund" Jewish Social Organization. Event featured guests Vladka Meed and Professor John P. Humphrey.
Accession No.
2014X.04.14
Name Access
Zablow, Lou
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Maurice Shenkier and Family

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76588
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 11,8 cm x W: 9,1 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 11,8 cm x W: 9,1 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
December 30, 1979
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Color photograph. An outdoor scene, in which a family is standing on the grass in front of their house. There are three women and one man. The man is holding up a sign that reads Dec. 30th, 1979. Those depicted in the photograph are Maurice Shenkier, his wife and his two daughters.
Accession No.
2000.84.04
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Farborgene Profilen

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76750
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, graphic arts : blue, yellow, green, grey, white, black ; Ht: 21.5 cm x W: 14.5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, graphic arts : blue, yellow, green, grey, white, black ; Ht: 21.5 cm x W: 14.5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1978
Creator
Basch, Eliezer
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
Notes
263 pages, hardcover book with blue cover. Dust jacket is dark yellow with green and white writing. On the dust jacket cover is a sketched image of a woman lying in bed looking at six young boys at the foot of her bed. Image of the author on inside flap of dust jacket. Narrative: Donor is Eva Basch, the daughter of Eliezer Basch and Blanka Wiener. Eliezer and Blanka were engaged and escaped together in 1940 to the USSR where they were arrested as political opponents and separated. Eliezer was sent to Siberia (he was liberated in 1948), Blanka was sent to Kazakhstan (liberated 1947). They reunited in Budapest in 1948 where one of Eliezer’s brothers still lived.They later went to DP camp in Münich where they got new ID papers (changed birth dates and official location of wedding). Eliezer and Blanka Immigrated to Canada via Halifax in 1950. They stayed in Montreal for a short time (Eliezer had a sister there), then moved to Kingston where Eliezer’s brother had a store and lived in Napanee until 1953. In 1953, they moved back to Montreal where Eva could have access to Jewish education. Blanka was a waitress and Eliezer worked different jobs including in an insurance company. Eliezer was the Executive Director of the Labour Zionist organization. They bought a yarn store on St. Laurent bvd, called “Magasin de fibres L.B” (now La Bobineuse on Mont-Royal East) which they managed until they retired.
Accession No.
2013.15.02
Name Access
Basch, Eva
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Program : Paper : Printed : ink : grey ; Ht: 8,75 in. x W: 4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Program : Paper : Printed : ink : grey ; Ht: 8,75 in. x W: 4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
September 16, 1979
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
2 sided. Program of official opening ceremony of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre. One sides is printed with program and the other side with the names of committe members. Guest speaker was Emil Fackenheim Narrative: Committee is composed of Steven Cummings (chairman), Aaron Ain, Aba Beer, Steven Birnbaum, Joanne Cummings, Susanne Cummings, Faigie Edelstein, Anna Kallee, Penny Kolb, Julie Nattel, Isaac Pïasetski, Helen Silberstein, Joel Simms, Nancy Simms, Paul Trepman, Robert Vineberg, Lawrence Yelin, Lou Zablow, Randi Zittrer, Robert Zittrer C.. also named are Janet Blatter (Curator), Eliasoph and Berkowitz Architects, Guest speaker Emil Ludwig Fackenheim (1916-2003) was a Jewish philosopher and Reform rabbi. He was born in Halle, Germany and was arrested during the 1938 November pogroms (known as Kristallnacht). He was intenrned at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp until he escaped with his younger brother Wolfgang to Great Britain. Fackenheim was sent to Canada in 1940 as an "enemy alien" and interned at an internment camp near Sherbrooke, Quebec. After his release he served ad intermim Rabbi in Hamilton, Ontario (1943-1948). He received a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto with a dissertation on Medieval Arabic Philosophy (1945) and became Professor of Philosophy (1948–1984). He emigrated to Israel in 1984.
Accession No.
2011X.58.212
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Inauguration of Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75205
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : b&w ; Ht: 8,5 in. x W: 11 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : b&w ; Ht: 8,5 in. x W: 11 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
September 09, 1979
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Polish
Notes
b&w, white border. Outdoors. Photograph taken during ceremony inaugurating the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (MHMC). Survivors in concentration camp uniforms hold urn of ashes from Auschwitz-Birkenau. The urn was being marched from the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue to the MHMC. In foreground from left: Aba Beer (in suit and tie), Rose Zucker, Esther Wochiniak (holding urn), unidentified woman, Myer Pulvermacher, Issie Veisfeld (in suit and tie, glasses). Behind Myer Pulvermarcher are Founding President Stephen Cummings (left, with beard) and Tibor Weinberger.(right). Narrative: These Montrealers, all survivors of the Holocaust except Stephen Cummings, played a vital role in the creation of the MHMC in 1979.
Accession No.
2011X.58.209
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Schicksal EinerJüdischen Familie: Zeugenberichte von Karl Polak über Sieben Jahre Verfolgung

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn47582
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Manuscript : printed, bound, photography, graphic arts : beige, black, white ; Ht: 29,7 cm x W: 21,2 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Manuscript : printed, bound, photography, graphic arts : beige, black, white ; Ht: 29,7 cm x W: 21,2 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1938-1988
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
German
Notes
Approximately 45 pages. Softcover, paper bound with fabric tape. Cover is beige with black text, and an abstract sketch in the middle; the fabric tape is black; the back cover is plain beige. Interior pages are white wiht black text divided into chapters and sub-sections. There are drawings and b&w photos throughout the end of the booklet, in the appendices.
Accession No.
2011X.366.07
Name Access
Zilversmit, Ilse
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Dokumentationszentrum Des bundes Judischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59361
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Paper : Printed : Ink : Beige, black, blue, red ; Ht: 29,5 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : Paper : Printed : Ink : Beige, black, blue, red ; Ht: 29,5 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
January 31, 1978
Creator
Wiesenthal, Simon
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Three pages, double-sided printing, compiled into a booklet of twelve pages in length, crease horizontally and vertically, includes Austrian airmail envelope. This 1978 annual report describes Simon Wiesenthal Center’s pursuit of Nazi war criminals. Printed for the purpose of spreading awareness of current Nazi and Nazi criminal's activity with the goal that these periodicals will inform the public and invite further leads as to the location of other Nazi criminals who have not stood trial for their crimes. Narrative: Rev. Isodore Lorincz was born 6 January 1908 in Hungary. His parents were Lowi Netti and Loliner (?) Jakob. He attended high school and Yeshiva, and graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary of Budapest with ordination and smicha. During World War 2 his family was killed in Auschwitz. He came to Canada in 1957 after fleeing the revolution in Hungary. He served in two congregations before serving the Shaare Zedek Congregation as ritual director, then as Chazzan Sheni with a congregation in Hamilton, Ontario, for three years. Afterwards he served as rabbi in Port Colborne, Ontario. He settled in Montreal, Quebec, in 1962 where he became Chazzan Sheni for the next 26 years. He and his wife, Zita, continued to live in Montreal until there death around 2005.
Accession No.
2000.65.3
Name Access
Goldman, Harry
Places
Frankfurt, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Dokumentationszentrum Des Bundes Judischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59371
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : paper : Printed : ink : Beige, Blue, black ; Ht: 29,5 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Booklet : paper : Printed : ink : Beige, Blue, black ; Ht: 29,5 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
January 32, 1977
Creator
Wiesenthal, Simon
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
German
Notes
Compiled booklet of ten pages in length, crease horizontally and vertically, pages printed on one side, unbound. This 1977 annual report describes Simon Wiesenthal Center’s pursuit of Nazi war criminals. Printed for the purpose of spreading awareness of current Nazi and Nazi criminal's activity with the goal that these periodicals will inform the public and invite further leads as to the location of other Nazi criminals who have not stood trial for their crimes.
Accession No.
2000.72.6
Name Access
Goldman, Harry
Places
Vienna, Austria, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Envelope : Paper : Printed : Ink : White, grey, red. ; Ht: 11 cm x W: 15,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Envelope : Paper : Printed : Ink : White, grey, red. ; Ht: 11 cm x W: 15,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1975
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Polish
Notes
Envelope with a holocaust commemorative stamp. It was printed in 1975 to the 30th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The stamp was printed in Poland. It is fixed on an envelope with barbed wire fence motif printed on left.
Accession No.
2011X.58.300
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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