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Postage Stamp Sheet

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45516
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Postage Stamp Sheet : paper : printed : ink : blue, white ; Ht: 4 5/8 in. x W: 7 3/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Postage Stamp Sheet : paper : printed : ink : blue, white ; Ht: 4 5/8 in. x W: 7 3/8 in.
Other Title Information
Exchange Medium
Date
1942-1944
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
German
Notes
Uncut sheet of twenty stamps worth 5 "Rumkies". Each has a portrait of Chaim Rumkowski, a gear, factories, a compass, a spool of thread, scissors and a Star of David. Narrative: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski (February 27, 1877 - August 28, 1944) was nominated head of the Ältestenrat ("Council of Elders") of the Lodz ghetto by the Nazis in 1940. He established a monetary system, which soon came to be called "Rumkies", and announced a competition for the design of stamps on 1942-01-30.
Accession No.
2011X.363.05
Name Access
Zeliger, Joseph
Places
Lodz (Litzmannstadt), Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Mannie Lecker Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn16743
Collection
Mannie Lecker Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
.4m of mixed material
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of wartime memorabilia and propaganda collected by Mr. Lecker during his service in Europe in World War II.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Mannie Lecker Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
.4m of mixed material
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of wartime memorabilia and propaganda collected by Mr. Lecker during his service in Europe in World War II.
Date
1885-2005 (predominant 1942-1945)
Storage Location
7-3F 7-3G
Creator
Mannie Lecker
History Biographical
Mr. Lecker was born and raised in Montreal. He enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces during World War II and served as ground maintenance crew in the Air Force. Mr. Lecker was present during D-Day invasion, June 06, 1944 and marched across Europe, specifically through France, Holland and Germany. During his time in Europe, Mr. Lecker collected and saved wartime propaganda and memorabilia. Upon discharge from the Forces Mr. Lecker returned to Montreal but travelled often across Canada as a travelling salesman. Mr. Lecker passed away in Montreal in December 2007.
Custodial History
Initial donation was made in 1978 by Mr. Lecker to Paul Trepman, then director of the JPL. In 2005, Mr. Lecker was reconnected to the Library and Archives and made two further donations in 2005 and 2006. The last donation of Mr. Lecker's service medals was made in 2008 after his death.
Name Access
Lecker, Mannie, d.December 2007
Subjects
Veterans, Jewish - Canada
World War, 1939-1945 - Veterans
World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives
Medals
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Yiddishe Bilder ?

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn47686
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, photography : brown, grey, red, beige, black ; Ht: 36,8 cm x W: 28,2 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, photography : brown, grey, red, beige, black ; Ht: 36,8 cm x W: 28,2 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
German
Hebrew
English
Polish
Notes
500+ pages (exact page number unknown). Hardcover, cardboard bound with fabric tape along the spine. Cover is a brown, grey and red swirl pattern; fabric tape is red, found along the spine and reinforcing the corners. Interior pages are brown-beige, consisting of text and pictures. Narrative:
Accession No.
2011X.346.01
Name Access
Wackerman, S.
Places
Riga ?, Latvia ?, Europe ?
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Jewish Warsaw That Was: A Yiddish Literary Anthology

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn47701
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : printed, bound, gilded : burgandy, gold, black, white ; Ht: 23,5 cm x W: 15,8 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, gilded : burgandy, gold, black, white ; Ht: 23,5 cm x W: 15,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1967
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
English
Notes
850+ pages (exact page number unknown). Hardcover, cardboard bound with string. Cover is burgandy fabric, with the title gilded on the front in a thin rectangular border; title is also gilded on the spine; the back cover has no text. Interior pages are white with text, divided into chapters and subsections.
Accession No.
2011X.58.155
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Engineering manual for students at the Yiddish technical school of ORT

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn51225
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Book : Bound : Black, White ; Ht: 8,25 in. x W: 6,75 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Book : Bound : Black, White ; Ht: 8,25 in. x W: 6,75 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
March 1938
Creator
-
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
Notes
Cover has Yiddish title printed in the centre. Number 2 is drawn on top left corner in blue pencil. Narrative: The handwritten book of technical drawings was created for students at the Vilna Yiddish Technical School supported by ORT.. It was adapted and translated from German texts as no technical drawing books , printed in Yiddish ,existed at the time. It is not known how this book survived the war, but in 1946. it was given to Shulamit Zhabinskaya, the author’s daughter, by an ex-student of the ORT school.
Accession No.
1990.7.1
Name Access
Zhabinskaya, Shulamith
Places
Vilnius (Wilno), Poland (Lithuania), Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Jewish Warsaw That was... A Yiddish literary anthology

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn51300
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : Bound : Ink : Red, Gold, Black, White ; Ht: 9,25 in. x W: 6,25 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : Bound : Ink : Red, Gold, Black, White ; Ht: 9,25 in. x W: 6,25 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1966
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
Yiddish
English
Notes
Square border in the middle of the cover, with Yiddish lettering in the middle. The pages on the inside have photographs, with text. Book opens to the right.
Accession No.
2011X.58.218
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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My Life from August 1, 1943 Through May 8, 1945 (translation from Yiddish)

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn50282
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Manuscript : Paper : Black, White, Silver ; Ht: 8,25 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Manuscript : Paper : Black, White, Silver ; Ht: 8,25 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1947-1949
Creator
-
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
Yiddish
Notes
Hard cover, circular illustration of landscape printed in white on the front cover. Horizonal lined pages inside the booklet. Narrative: Autobiography of Holocaust survivor Masha Saltzman.
Accession No.
2011X.63.01
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Charles and Ninel Segal Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17146
Collection
Charles and Ninel Segal Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.5 m textual material
Scope and Content
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…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Charles and Ninel Segal Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.5 m textual material
Scope and Content
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.
Date
1934-2008
Storage Location
5-5G
Creator
Charles and Ninel Segal
History Biographical
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.
Custodial History
Transferred directly from Charles Segal to the JPL-A starting in 2006. Further accurals expected.
Notes
Fonds also includes photographs, currently awaiting arrangement and description into the JPL Photograph Database.
Access Restriction
Restriction on File 006, manuscript of Mr. Segal's biography, marked as so on file.
Subjects
Veterans, Jewish - Canada
Segal, Charles
Segal, Ninel (Bercovitch)
Israel
Israel - Foreign public opinion
Israel - Foreign relations
United States. Congress.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Copper Portrait Collection

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn33802
Collection
Copper Portrait Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
4 framed copper portraits
Scope and Content
The collection consists of four copper portraits of prominent Jewish leaders Theodor Herzl (2), Nahum Sokolow and Chaim Weizmann. The portraits were given out as subscription premiums by the Jewish Daily Eagle and Canadian Jewish Chronicle.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Copper Portrait Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
4 framed copper portraits
Scope and Content
The collection consists of four copper portraits of prominent Jewish leaders Theodor Herzl (2), Nahum Sokolow and Chaim Weizmann. The portraits were given out as subscription premiums by the Jewish Daily Eagle and Canadian Jewish Chronicle.
Storage Location
JPL
Language
English
Yiddish
Name Access
Herzl, Theodor
Sokolow, Nahum
Weizmann, Chaim
Subjects
Canadian Jewish Chronicle
Jewish Daily Eagle
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Evening Courses for Workers in Yiddish

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn90231
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 23,6 cm x W: 34 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 23,6 cm x W: 34 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1917
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
Yiddish
Notes
Outdoors. Group portrait glued on grey cardbard frame. The photo shows a group of over 50 men and women seated (some standing) in front of a building. Two women hold a white sign with text in Yiddish and the date 1917 in front of the group. The numbers 38 and 39 are visible on the building behind the group. Depicts a group of workers at evening Yiddish course in Warsaw. The teachers were Yitzchak Lew, Joseph Lew and Pata Lew. Narrative: Teachers were relatives of the donor.
Accession No.
1990.16.55
Name Access
Cohen, Pauline
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
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