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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
2006
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Thesis on the Montreal Jewish community, CJC, the Jewish press and the Holocaust - Concordia University. File characteristics: Originals. Montreal-related material.
Name Access
Beer, Max
Subjects
Max BEER
Places
Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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BEER, Max & Rochel

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/genealogy55829
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
File Date
1924-1925
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Immigrant Case Files 1922-1951
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
CA
File No.
24-6298
Restrictions
Due to privacy laws, access to further information about this record is restricted. You may contact CJCCCNA to learn more.
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Birth certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn51278
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Birth certificate : Paper : Ink : Beige, Black, Green ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Birth certificate : Paper : Ink : Beige, Black, Green ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 5,75 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 21, 1947
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
1 page, One-sided with a circular ink stamp on the bottom left of the page. Birth certificate for Max Beer. Narrative: Max is the son of Genia and Leo Beer. Genia (Gitla) Paris Eizenberg Beer, was born was born on July 7, 1916 in Radom Poland to Chaim Mordechai and Ruchla Paris. She had two sisters Devora and Freindel and five younger brothers. Both of her parents and all her siblings perished in the Holocaust except for one sister who went to Palestine in the late 1930s. Genia married Israel Einzenberg and had a child when the Holocaust broke out. Both were killed. During the war she was incarcerated in the Szarzysko Kamiena labor camp for three years. After the war she met her second husband, Leo (Leyb) Beer. Leo Beer was born in 1908 in Uhniv (Uhnow in Polish), a small shtetl called near Lviv, Poland (today Ukraine). Leo joined the soviet Army and was wounded in a German attack where he lost the use of his left arm. He was then transferred to Tashkent, Uzbekistan until the end of the conflict. His two brothers and mother were killed in the Holocaust. His father, who had immigrated to Canada in the late 1920s survived. Leo went back to Poland after the war, where he met Genia. In 1946, antisemitic pogroms in Poland led them to flee toward the East through Czechoslovakia. They settled in the Displaced Persons camp of Pocking, in Germany. Max, was born on May 18, 1847 in a UNRRA hospital. The Beer family landed in Canada on January 18, 1949.
Accession No.
2011X.56.04
Name Access
Beer, Max
Places
Pocking, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Boots : Hammered, sewn : navy, black, brown ; Ht: 15,4 cm x W: 7 cm x De: 16,2 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Boots : Hammered, sewn : navy, black, brown ; Ht: 15,4 cm x W: 7 cm x De: 16,2 cm
Other Title Information
Clothing, Footwear
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Pair of handmade navy cloth and black leather child’s boots with light brown lining. Each boot has 2 leather straps, metal buckles and hand-hammered leather soles. Narrative: These baby boots belonged to the donor, Max Beer. He was born to Genia and Leo Beer. Genia (Gitla) Paris Eizenberg Beer was born on July 7, 1916 in Radom Poland to Chaim Mordechai and Ruchla Paris. She had two sisters, Devora and Freindel, and five younger brothers. Her parents and siblings were all killed during the Holocaust, with the exception of one sister who went to Palestine in the late 1930s. Genia had been married to Israel Einzenberg with a young child when war broke out. Both were killed. During the war she was incarcerated in the Skarzysko-Kamienna labor camp for three years. After the war she met her second husband, Leo (Leyb) Beer. Leo Beer was born in 1908 in Uhniv, Poland. He joined the Soviet Army and was wounded in a German attack where he lost the use of his left arm. He was evacuated to Tashkent, Uzbekistan and survived the war there. His two brothers and mother were killed in the Holocaust. His father, who had immigrated to Canada in the late 1920s, survived. Leo went back to Poland after the war, where he met Genia. In 1946, antisemitic pogroms in Poland led them to flee toward the East through Czechoslovakia. They settled in the Displaced Persons camp of Pocking, in Germany. Max was born on May 18, 1947. The Beer family arrived in Canada on January 18, 1949.
Accession No.
2011X.56.01-02
Name Access
Beer, Max
Places
Pocking Displaced Persons Camp, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Identification certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75272
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed, Handwritten : Ink : Yellow, Black, Red, Blue ; Ht: 13,5 in. x W: 8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed, Handwritten : Ink : Yellow, Black, Red, Blue ; Ht: 13,5 in. x W: 8 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
November 17, 1948-November 19, 1948
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
German
English
Notes
1 page, double-sided. Folded 3 times horizontally and once vertically. Small b&w photograph of Genia Beer (née Paris) affixed at centre left with 2 metal staples. Document issued by the International Refugee Organization, U.S. Zone of Germany. Certificate of identity for the purpose of immigration to Canada. Document contains personal and physical information about Genia Beer and lists Max Beer as her son, who will be accompanying her to Canada. Stamped with immigration visas at bottom and on verso. Narrative: Genia (Gitla) Paris Eizenberg Beer was born on July 7, 1916 in Radom Poland to Chaim Mordechai and Ruchla Paris. She had two sisters named Devora and Freindel and five younger brothers. Both of her parents and all her siblings were killed in the Holocaust except for one sister who went to Palestine in the late 1930s. Genia married Israel Einzenberg and had a child before the war started. Both were killed. During the war she was incarcerated in the Szarzysko Kamiena labour camp for three years. She survived and after the war she met her second husband, Leo (Leyb) Beer. Leo Beer was born in 1908 in Uhniv (Uhnow), a small shtetl called near Lviv, Poland (today Ukraine). Leo joined the soviet Army and was wounded in a German attack where he lost the use of his left arm. He was then transferred to Tashkent, Uzbekistan until the end of the conflict. His two brothers and mother were killed in the Holocaust. His father, who had immigrated to Canada in the late 1920s survived. Leo went back to Poland after the war, where he met Genia. In 1946, antisemitic pogroms in Poland led them to flee toward the East through Czechoslovakia. They settled in the Displaced Persons camp of Pocking, in Germany. Genia and Leo’s son, Max, was born on May 18, 1847. The Beer family landed in Canada on January 18, 1949.
Accession No.
2011X.56.03
Name Access
Beer, Max
Places
Pocking, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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