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Jewish wrestling world champion Kopecky

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76600
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : b&w ; Ht: 13,7 cm x W: 8,8 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 : b&w ; Ht: 13,7 cm x W: 8,8 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Language
Czech
Notes
B&w portrait of young man posing in wrestling pose, arms at an angle and fists closed. One medal is hanging by a ribbon around his neck and 4 medals pinned to his outfit. Narrative: The wrestler came from Cesky Brod, the donor's hometown.
Accession No.
2010.15.03
Name Access
Novak, Georges
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Soldier watching over Jewish men polishing boots

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76644
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 6,3 cm x W: 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: 6,3 cm x W: 9 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[ca. 1939-1945]
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w, white border. Outdoor. Group of 5 men are standing in front of a picket fence, polishing leather boots while a soldier in uniform is watching them standing on the right end side. Second man from the left is wearing a black yarmulke (kippa).
Accession No.
2012.03.01
Name Access
Silberman, Isaac
Places
unidentified, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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The New "Omar Rabbi Eleazar"

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76701
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
Phonograph record : black ; Ht: 30 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
Phonograph record : black ; Ht: 30 cm
Other Title Information
Sound Communication T&E
Creator
Rosenblatt, Joseph
Language
Hebrew
Notes
78 rpm record with blue and gold center label. Liturgical songs recorded by cantor Rosenblatt
Accession No.
2012X.24.16
Name Access
Weinstein, Stanley
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Jewish survivors from Liubar

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75180
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 14 cm x W: 21,5 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 : Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 14 cm x W: 21,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1986
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
Russian
Notes
B&W, outdoor scene. 25 people gathered around a stone monument. A short metal gate is visible in the foreground and there are tall trees behind the group. The ground is roughly paved with cobblestones. Few of the subjects are smiling. Narrative: This photograph was taken at a reunion of Jewish survivors from Liubar. They stand around a memorial to those killed in their town during the Holocaust. After the war, the donor Olga Rabinovitz Bilich, and other survivors went back to their town to erect a memorial monument, but the government would not allow it. The survivors appealed to a court and won the case. Olga was born in Liubar in 1924. She went to Odessa in June 1941, where she cared for wounded soldiers. She was evacuated to Kazakhstan, and returned to Odessa after the war. She went back to Liubar in 1944, when it was liberated. She eventually settled in Kiev, teaching literature and languages.
Accession No.
2014.07.10
Name Access
Rabinovitz Bilich, Olga
Places
Liubar , Ukraine (Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic), Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Unit of Jewish forced labourers

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75200
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : b&w ; Ht: 3,25 in. x W: 4,5 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: 3,25 in. x W: 4,5 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1942
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Outdoors, group portrait. This photograph shows a group of 13 men. They are Jewish forced labourers ("Muszos") on their way to their work detail and are accompanied by two doctors, recognizable by their armbands.
Accession No.
1990.44.04
Name Access
Kristof, George
Places
Vac, Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Jewish Prewar Poland

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59570
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
cartographic material
Physical Description
Map : Paper : Printed : Ink : Beige, black. ; Ht: 24 cm x W: 21 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
cartographic material
Physical Description
Map : Paper : Printed : Ink : Beige, black. ; Ht: 24 cm x W: 21 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[Later than 1945]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Hebrew
Notes
Single-sided page with no creases. Printing blemishes across surface, three locations marked with pen, Piotrkow Trybunalski is marked with an arrow. This is a map of the Jewish pre-war Poland. Narrative: Charles Kotkowsky was born in Piotrkow, Poland, in 1920. He was the son of a butcher, and had three siblings. He tried to immigrate to the USA as the Nazi persecution of Jews began, but he was unable to get the necessary documents in time. Meanwhile, he worked as a tailor in Lodz. The Germans entered Lodz on 1939/9/5 and had set up a ghetto by October. Charles worked in a glass factory, but eventually enlisted to avoid being used for forced labour. The Germans began rounding up Jews around Jewish holidays for labour or small transports for Auschwitz and Treblinka. At this time, he began receiving packages of letters and money from Ignac Samsonowicz, his old Yiddish teacher. The glass factory became a labour camp where Charles and his brother worked until they were sent to Czestochowa labour camp in November 1944. They made bullets in the factory there. The women in the glass factory were sent to Ravensbrück. Later Charles was sent to Buchenwald, where he and his friends were assigned easy jobs because their supervisor was a resistance sympathizer. Charles met Leon Blum before he was moved to Flossenburg. On their last transport train Charles and his brother jumped from the train along with many other Jews (some of which were shot in the attempt) and were sheltered in a Czechoslovakian town until the American army arrived. He moved to Italy where he worked as a translator, mostly in doctor's offices. He moved to Canada in 1951.He married Sally Blum, and they had two children, Pearl Levine and Rickie Cohen. Charles died from cancer on 2003/2/8 in Toronto, Canada.
Accession No.
1998.7.213
Name Access
Kotkowsky, Charles
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Jewish Pocket Handbook

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45484
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : Cardstock, paper : printed : Ink : Yellow, black, beige ; Ht: 12 cm x W: 9 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
book
Physical Description
Book : Cardstock, paper : printed : Ink : Yellow, black, beige ; Ht: 12 cm x W: 9 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
64 pages, softcover booklet with stapled binding. Front cover has the circular seal of the Association of Jewish Servicemen with a lion emblem; it is bordered by Stars of David. The back cover has an advertisement for the British Legion. The handbook lists the organization’s focus, useful organizations and books for Jews. It also contains a brief summary of Jewish history in Israel and migration there, as well as a timeline of major events in the history of the persecution of European Jews. Purchased for six pence.
Accession No.
1991.25.01
Name Access
Gordon, Saul
Places
London, United Kingdom, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Jewish man arrested by two Germans inside the ghetto

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45496
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : photography : black, white ; Ht: 5 in. x W: 7 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 : photography : black, white ; Ht: 5 in. x W: 7 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1943
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w, white border. Outdoors. Two German Schutzstaffel (SS) soldiers are removing a Jewish man's outer jacket; their gazes are down. The Jewish man wears glasses, a flat cap, a scarf, and a dark coloured jacket with a Star of David badge on the right side. They stand in front of a brick wall with a window. The SS on the right side wears the insignia of a chief squad leader or Hauptscharführer.
Accession No.
2000.80.11
Name Access
Jewish Public Library
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Jewish men doing forced labor

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45512
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : photography : black, white ; Ht: 5 in. x W: 4 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 : photography : black, white ; Ht: 5 in. x W: 4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1939-1945
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w, white border. Outdoors. An old man moving rubble with his hands, and another man behind him shoveling rubble from a collapsed building. Both men are wearing long-sleeved dark clothes and dark caps.
Accession No.
2011X.325.02
Name Access
Sztulberg, M.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Jewish women and children arriving at Birkenau

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45513
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : photography : black, white ; Ht: 8,9 cm x W: 13,6 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 : photography : black, white ; Ht: 8,9 cm x W: 13,6 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 19, 1944
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w, white border. Outdoors. A group of deported Jewish women and children arriving at Birkenau camp. Most women are wearing headscarves, some are wearing Stars of David on their coats. Railway wagons can be seen in the background. Considering the date, the prisoners are probably Hungarian Jews.
Accession No.
1998.48.09
Name Access
Zelikovic, Helen & Sam
Places
Birkenau, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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