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American Joint Distribution Committee activities: A welfare worker and client

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59627
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
A print of a drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz depicts a Joint Distribution worker sitting at a desk next to a client in felt hat. A map to Hamburg is on the wall, next to two pictures of Men taking down a fence. Signed 'HE 47' in the bottom center. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.09
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee activities: A welfare worker interviews a couple

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59622
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Print of a drawing by Sylvia Markowitz, depicts a woman in military dress at a desk interviewing two elderly Jewish people. Map of Palestine and Jerusalem on the wall. Silhouette of another man waiting in the background. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.04
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee Activities - Moving

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59619
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : Paper : Copy : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : Paper : Copy : Ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Copy of original drawing, men moving furniture into truck under Jewish banners. Crate in foreground reads 'Bergen-Belsen / Tel Aviv.' Sketched by Sylvia Benjamin-Markowitz. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.01
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee Activities - Welfare Worker

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59620
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Copy of a drawing, depicts a woman in military dress at a desk as various forms of transportation speed towards their destinations. Eiffel tower and New York in the distance. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.02
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee storage room: shelf of shoes

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59625
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, White ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, White ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Print of a drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz, depicts a storage room in the Joint Distribution Committee. Racks of shoes, a ladder, and an opened box. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.07
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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American Joint Distribution Committee storage room - women’s clothing

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59628
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Print of drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz, depicts a store room of the American Joint Distribution Company. Racks of coats, piles of boxes marked 'AJDC,' a saw horse, and 2 opened boxes. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.10
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Crowd at Train Station

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59623
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Print of a drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz, depicts a crowd of Jewish citizens on a train platform. One soldier in uniform directs the crowd. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.05
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Displaced Family on Boat

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59624
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, White ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : Ink : Black, White ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Print of a drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz, depicts a displaced Jewish family on a boat. Five members of the family, five seagulls flying into the sky. Land on the horizon. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.06
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Drawing : paper : Print : ink : Black, white ; Ht: 30 cm x W: 20,5 cm
Other Title Information
Original Art, Work on Paper
Date
1947
Creator
Markowitz-Benjamin, Sylvia
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Print of a drawing by Sylvia Markowitz, depicts 3 men and a dog in a camp. There is a group of Jewish men in the background reading newspapers, and a bag of what appears to be oranges on the ground. One man is holding out his arms. There is a suitcase next to him. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.03
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Employment certificate

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn59946
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Employment certificate : Paper : Typewritten : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 27,5 cm x W: 21 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Employment certificate : Paper : Typewritten : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 27,5 cm x W: 21 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
December 28, 1945
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Photocopy of an official credential issued to Sylvia Markowitz, print line on right side. TL portrait of letter holder. 'The American Jewish Distribution Committee. Inc' across top. Three signatures: Sylvia Markowitz, Louis Sobel (Ass. Secretary), and Edward Warburg (Chairman). Illegible stamp BR. Issued on the 28 December 1945. This letter grants Sylvia the full power to request assistance and resources from any American institution under the US government. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Accession No.
2011X.75.11
Name Access
Benjamin, Sylvia
Places
New York, United States of America, North America
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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