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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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Group portrait of eight women

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75179
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 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: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1934
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
Russian
Notes
B&W, white border. Group portrait of 8 unidentified young women. 5 women standing in back row, 3 women seated in front. Narrative: This photograph was preserved as a memory of pre-war life by the donor, Olga Rabinovitz Bilich. 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.
2014.07.09
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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Procession at Holocaust rally in Montreal

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75202
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 10 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 ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 10 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 13, 1962
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w, outoors. On the foreground 3 men and 2 women are wearing (replica of?) striped concentration camp uniforms. The man in the centre of the front line is holding a wreath of flowers with a ribbon printed with the words "Hommage aux (...)" . Behind them are walking a large group of men, women and children. Holocaust survivors are identified by a sticker on their lapel with a star of David and the number 6,000,000. On the left hand side is Lou Zablow lookring at his jacket's lapel. Narrative: Lou Zablow (1924-2005) was a Holocaust survivor from Lodz, Poland. He survived the Lodz ghetto, was deported to Auschwitz where he stayed four days before being sent to slave labour in Lieberose, Sachenhausen, and Mauthausen concentration camps. In April 1945, he was forced on a death march to Gunskirchen concentration camp where he was liberated by the US army. He immigrated to Montreal in 1949 and became the president of the Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression (circa 1963-1971) and took part in the creation of the MHMC in 1979.
Accession No.
2011X.359.02
Name Access
Zablow, Lou
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Procession at Holocaust rally in Montreal

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75204
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 10 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 ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 10 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1967
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
b&w, outdoors. A large group of men and women are waling in the street, holding banners. In the foreground a banner reads "(H)omage to the Dead, (Wa)rning to the Living, (Associat)ion of Survivors of Nazi Oppression", another banner at the back reads "(Ren)dre hommage aux morts, (Met)tre en garde les vivants" while a smaller sign held is enscribed with the name "Bergen-Belsen". The procession was taking place at Dominion Square downtown Montreal. Narrative: The Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression was founded circa 1960 in Montreal. It was an active organization founded in order to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. The Association was instrumental in the creation of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (1976).
Accession No.
2011X.359.06
Name Access
Zablow, Lou
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
Images
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Presentation of plaque to General Allard at Holocaust rally in Montreal

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75213
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 6 1/2 in. x W: 7 1/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 6 1/2 in. x W: 7 1/8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 14, 1967
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
b&w, Lou Zablow presents plaque to General Jean V. Allard at Holocaust rally in Montreal Narrative: Lou Zablow (1924-2005) was a Holocaust survivor from Lodz, Poland. He survived the Lodz ghetto, was deported to Auschwitz where he stayed four days before being sent to slave labour in Lieberose, Sachenhausen, and Mauthausen concentration camps. In April 1945, he was forced on a death march to Gunskirchen concentration camp where he was liberated by the US army. He immigrated to Montreal in 1949 and became the president of the Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression (circa 1963-1971) and took part in the creation of the MHMC in 1979. General Jean Victor Allard (1913 – 1996) was the first French Canadian to become in 1966-1969 Chief of the Defence Staff, the highest position in the Canadian Forces and to hold the accompanying rank of general. During WW2 he was Deputy Commanding Officer of Régiment de la Chaudière in England and in December 1943, he became the Commanding Officer of the Royal 22e Régiment in Italy. At the end of the war, he was in command of the 6th Canadian Infantry Brigade.
Accession No.
2011X.359.60
Name Access
Zablow, Lou
Places
Montreal, Canada, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Group portrait of four women and a girl

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76515
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 6 cm x W: 8,75 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, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 6 cm x W: 8,75 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
Notes
B&W with white border, outdoors. A group of four women and a young girl pose for the camera. There is a wicker bassinet in front of them. In the background is a building which is under construction. To the right, two girls stand on a concrete balcony, looking at the camera. Narrative: The donors parents were Meilach Magid and Yocheved Bejlach, both teachers. They came to Canada in 1921, returned to Poland, and then settled in Canada in 1924. Meilach graduated from McGill in 1929. He was the principal of United Talmud Torah School and later founded Herzliah High School in 1946.
Accession No.
2014.19.13
Name Access
Clamen, Miriam
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Portrait of three women

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76517
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 9 cm x W: 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 : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 9 cm x W: 5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
April 30, 1932
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
Notes
B&W. Group portrait of three women. They stand in front of trees which appear to be a studio background. Two young women in long-sleeved dark dresses with dark hair flank an older woman in a light-coloured calf-length pleated dress with dark detailing. They share a family resemblance. The woman on the left has her arm on the middle woman's shoulder, and the middle woman has her hand on the shoulder of the woman on the right. Narrative: The donors parents were Meilach Magid and Yocheved Bejlach, both teachers. They came to Canada in 1921, returned to Poland, and then settled in Canada in 1924. Meilach graduated from McGill in 1929. He was the principal of United Talmud Torah School and later founded Herzliah High School in 1946.
Accession No.
2014.19.16
Name Access
Clamen, Miriam
Places
Bia?ystok, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Portrait of two women

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76519
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
Yiddish
Notes
1 page, double-sided. On recto is a b&w indoor portrait of two women sitting on a wooden bench. Brocade carpet. Woman on left is younger, wears a dark pleated skirt and long-sleeved shirt with white lace decorative collar. Woman on right is older, with short dark hair and horn-rimmed glasses. On verso, handwritten Yiddish text. Document is a postcard. Narrative: The donors parents were Meilach Magid and Yocheved Bejlach, both teachers. They came to Canada in 1921, returned to Poland, and then settled in Canada in 1924. Meilach graduated from McGill in 1929. He was the principal of United Talmud Torah School and later founded Herzliah High School in 1946.
Accession No.
2014.19.18
Name Access
Clamen, Miriam
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Portrait of three young women

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76520
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
Notes
1 page, double-sided. On recto is a b&w group portrait of three young women. Eldest sits at centre in wooden chair, wearing long-sleeved dark dress. To her left stands a younger woman wearing a white dress with a dark collar. To her right perches a third young woman wearing a dark skirt and white nautical-themed shirt with an anchor on the sleeve. She has her hands on the shoulder of the woman in the centre. On verso, handwritten Yiddish text. Document is a postcard. Narrative: The donors parents were Meilach Magid and Yocheved Bejlach, both teachers. They came to Canada in 1921, returned to Poland, and then settled in Canada in 1924. Meilach graduated from McGill in 1929. He was the principal of United Talmud Torah School and later founded Herzliah High School in 1946.
Accession No.
2014.19.19
Name Access
Clamen, Miriam
Places
Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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