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LANDS, Ben = Basketball team photos and memorabilia

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Collection
LANDS, Ben = Basketball team photos and memorabilia
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
objects
Physical Description
4 photographs. - 0.01 textual records. - 2 artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0267
Scope and Content
4 photos; YMHA Junior basketball team, Quebec and Ontario Valley Champions 1939-1940, 2 photos of the YMHA Provincial Senior B champs 1964-1965, and portrait of Montreal Jewish businessmen Abe Pesner and Maurice Singer, circa 1925. 2 patches; Province of Quebec A.B.A Senior 1959, Montreal Basketbal…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
LANDS, Ben = Basketball team photos and memorabilia
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
objects
Physical Description
4 photographs. - 0.01 textual records. - 2 artefacts.
Scope and Content
4 photos; YMHA Junior basketball team, Quebec and Ontario Valley Champions 1939-1940, 2 photos of the YMHA Provincial Senior B champs 1964-1965, and portrait of Montreal Jewish businessmen Abe Pesner and Maurice Singer, circa 1925. 2 patches; Province of Quebec A.B.A Senior 1959, Montreal Basketball Golden Ball 1955. 3 biographical newspaper articles about Ben Lands, and an obituary.
Date
1925-1990, 2014.
Fonds No.
P0267
History Biographical
Ben Lands was born on February 22, 1921 in Montreal. Well known in the community for his exploits on the basketball court, he played for the 1948 Canadian Olympic Team, the 1950 Canadian National Championship Team, and the Canadian Maccabiah teams of 1950, 1953 and 1957. He became the honorary captain in 1997. The national champion 1949-1950 Blues were inducted into the Montreal Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. He died in Montreal on January 13, 2014
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Ben Lands in 1993. His obituary was added by Archives staff in 2014.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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