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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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Family register

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75264
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Family register : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Brown, Black, Red, Purple ; Ht: 6,5 in. x W: 4,25 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Family register : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Brown, Black, Red, Purple ; Ht: 6,5 in. x W: 4,25 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
June 22, 1942-November 18, 1950
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
12 pages, Bound with staples, brown cardboard cover. Document registering the civil status of the Karasin-Hasfeld family. Dated 1942, numbered 26. Page 3 contains details of the marriage of Chaim Karasin and Ruchla Hasfeld, in Graulhet, France, on June 22, 1942. Pages 5 and 6 contain information about their children: Béatriex (Beatrice) Luba; Hélène-Myriame; Ruth; and Joseph Ruben. Beatrice was born in France in 1941, the other three children were born in Belgium after the war. Narrative: This document was the family register of the donor, her parents and her three siblings. The family survived the war in Belgium, France and Switzerland.
Accession No.
1996.27.16
Name Access
Barzilai (Karasin), Beatrice
Places
Graulhet, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Family on Promenade des Anglais

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76583
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 9,9 cm x W: 14,9 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: 9,9 cm x W: 14,9 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1942
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor scene, in which a family is walking along the Promande des Anglais in Nice on a sunny day. From left to right, Maurice Shenkier, Sam Shenkier, Alice Eckstein and Irene Eckstein Gruenstein are shown. Narrative: Sam Shenkier and Alice Eckstein were the donor's parents. Irene Eckstein Gruenstein was related to the donor's mother, but it is unclear what kind of family relation they had.
Accession No.
2011X.301.04
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Nice, France, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Shenkier Family at Steen Castle

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76586
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 7,1 cm x W: 6,9 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: 7,1 cm x W: 6,9 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
November 20, 1940
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor family portrait of four people standing in front of Steen Castle in Antwerp. A man, two women and a boy are posing near a tower. The young boy is wearing a school uniform, while the others are in dress clothes. From left to right, Maurice Eckstein, Henia Greenspan Eckstein, Alice Eckstein and Maurice Shenkier are shown. Narrative: At the time that the photograph was taken, the donor was 9 years old. Alice Eckstein was the donor's mother. Maurice Eckstein was her brother and the donor's uncle. Henia Greenspan Eckstein was Maurice Eckstein's wife and the donor's aunt.
Accession No.
2011X.301.07
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Antwerp, Belgium, Europe
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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Sam Shenkier with Bowling League Friends

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76589
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 9,8 cm x W: 14,8 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: 9,8 cm x W: 14,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1929
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Dutch
Notes
B&w photograph. A portrait of a group of seven men wearing suits and hats. In the bottom row, the second man from the left is Sam Shenkier. The six other men are non-Jewish friends from the Bowling League.
Accession No.
2000.84.57
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Antwerp, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Maurice Shenkier’s Family

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76595
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 6,9 cm x W: 9,7 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: 6,9 cm x W: 9,7 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1939
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor portrait, in which a family is standing on a sidewalk, directly in front of a wall. There are two women, a man and two children depicted. The young girl and boy are holding flags that say SoLo. From left to right, Heidi Eckstein, Lizzie Eckstein, Sam Shenkier, Maurice Shenkier and Alice Eckstein are shown. Narrative: Sam Shenkier and Alice Eckstein were the donor's parents. Heidi Eckstein was the donor's aunt and the mother of Lizzie Eckstein, the donor's cousin.
Accession No.
2011X.301.18
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Mauer and Zarkower Families Correspondence Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76597
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Letter & postcard : Paper
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Letter & postcard : Paper
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1939-1948
Language
English
Polish
German
Belarusian
Notes
Letters and postcards some handwritten and some typed. Letters and postcards were send by and to members of Mauer family and Zarkower family between members of the family living in Poland and others who had immigrated to Canada and the United States of America. Correspondence spans from 1939 to 1948. Narrative: Biographical note: Erika Maltin nee Zarkower is the daughter of Leon (Lonio) Zarkower born in 1900 and Mina Zarkower née Mauer born on March 25, 1899. she has an older sister named Bronia and a younger brother called Arian. They came from Makymowka, Poland and immigrated to Canada on May 1939 as farmers. When Erika's family still lived in Poland, the paternal grandparents, Jakob Zarkower and Dina Zarkower lived in a close by village named Stryjuwka.
Accession No.
2010.11.01
Name Access
Maltin (Zarkower), Erika
Places
Sundance, Alberta; Brooklyn, New York; New York, New York; Tarnopol, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Family register

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76766
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Family register : printed, handwritten : red:beige, green, gold, black ; Ht: 19 cm x W: 12.5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Family register : printed, handwritten : red:beige, green, gold, black ; Ht: 19 cm x W: 12.5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1942-1951
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
Hardcover red booklet with gold decoration, containing 18 pages. Inside cover is yellow with gold decorations and the first page is pale green. The details are handwritten in black ink certifiying the marriage of Mindla Elgarten and Icek Rabinowicz. The birthdates of their two children: Daniel and Elise Rabinowicz are recorded on page two. Narrative: Donor is the son of Icek Rabinowicz and Mindla Rabinowicz (born Elgarten). Mindla was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1923 and immigrated to Brussels with her family in 1926. Icek was born in 1919 in Ciechanow, Poland and immigrated to Belgium with his family at the age of 10. The two met through a Jewish youth group. They survived the war in Belgium by concealing their Jewish Identity and carrying false identification papers. They were also both members of the Belgian Resistance movement where they distributed false identification papers to other Jews in Belgium. They married in Brussels in 1946 and had two children, Daniel and Élise Rabinowicz. They immigrated to Canada in 1951, settling in Montréal, where Icek found work in his profession as a pursemaker. Mindla later went to University and obtained a degree as a translator. Mindla had two younger siblings and only her brother survived by hiding at a clergy house. Her sister was arrested by Germans and sent to a concentration camp where she was presumably killed.
Accession No.
2014.03.16
Name Access
Rabinowicz, Daniel
Places
Brussels, Belgium
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Shenkier Family at Summer House in Blankenberg

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76782
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 9,4 cm x W: 7,1 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: 9,4 cm x W: 7,1 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1937-1938
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor portrait of a family standing on a beach in Blankenberg. Two men, a women and two children are depicted. Both children are sitting on donkeys. From left to right, Alice Eckstein, Adine Irgang, Herman Shenkier, Maurice Shenkier and Sam Shenkier are shown. Narrative: Alice Eckstein and Sam Shenkier were the donor's parents. Herman Shenkier was Sam Shenkier's brother and donor's uncle. He left Wiesbaden, Germany in 1933 and stayed in Mechelen, Belgium until his deportation to Auschwitz. Adine Irgang was the donor's cousin.
Accession No.
2011X.301.08
Name Access
Shenkier, Maurice
Places
Blankenberge, Belgium, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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