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Experiments in Trick Photography - Murray Kay as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 17 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019645
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 17 x 25 cm
Date
[ca. 1937]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019645
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 1
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Experiments in Trick Photography - Murray Kay as the Drunkard and His Conscience

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Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 17 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019646
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 17 x 25 cm
Date
[ca. 1937]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019646
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 1
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Murray Kay Collection

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn93094
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
2 albums + 1 file textual records + 2 audiocassettes + 12 photographs
Fonds No.
1307
Scope and Content
Consists of two albums, created by Murray Kay, of both original and copies of photographs taken by Kay. The images are often accompanied by lines composed by Kay and include images of Montreal and Quebec in the 1930s, Kay's time in England with the RCAF, and his eventual move to California. Colleā€¦
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
2 albums + 1 file textual records + 2 audiocassettes + 12 photographs
Scope and Content
Consists of two albums, created by Murray Kay, of both original and copies of photographs taken by Kay. The images are often accompanied by lines composed by Kay and include images of Montreal and Quebec in the 1930s, Kay's time in England with the RCAF, and his eventual move to California. Collection also includes a short story written by Kay entitled, "Man's Spectre" and a book of poetry composed entirely by Kay.
Date
c1937-2001
Fonds No.
1307
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Murray Kay
Physical Condition
Excellent.
History Biographical
Murray Kay was born Morris Kotofsky in Montreal, Quebec on July 24, 1917 to Louis Kotofsky and Celia Jacobs Kotofsky. Murray had a typical up-bringing in what was then the Jewish neighborhood of Montreal, growing up doted upon by his three sisters, Lily, Belle and Anna. During World War II, Murray enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and served overseas in England for a short time. As he received the highest marks in navigation school however, Murray was shipped back to Canada to become an instructor. In 1947, Murray left Montreal for California, creating a successful career in the manufacturing business that took him to numerous countries around the world. He was a lifelong photographer, playing with the medium in addition to documenting his time in the Air Force, overseas and in both Montreal and California. He also loved to compose poetry and write. He often wrote poems and tributes for special occasions for family and friends and is remembered for his love of the arts and providing inspiration to his children, nieces and nephews. After his retirement he took classes in creative writing and philosophy at UCLA. Mr. Kay died in 2001 in Marina del Ray, California.
Language
English
Name Access
Kay, Murray
Subjects
Photographs
Poetry
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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R.C.A.F. Sleeping Quarters with Helmets and Boots

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Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 16 x 20 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019649
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 16 x 20 cm
Date
[ca. 1943-1945]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019649
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 2
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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A Snow-filled Latrine at the R.C.A.F. Base

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Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019652
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Date
[ca. 1943-1945]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019652
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 2
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Notes
Inscription on verso: 93.
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Unidentified R.C.A.F. Servicemen Playing a Game of Cards

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn74998
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019648
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 20 x 25 cm
Date
[ca. 1943-1945]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019648
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 2
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Notes
Possible Reproduction
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Unidentified R.C.A.F. Servicemen Sitting Around the Fireplace

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75003
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019653
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Date
[ca. 1943-1945]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019653
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 2
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Notes
Inscription on verso: 45.
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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The Winter Streets of the R.C.A.F. Base with Two Unidentified Men Walking

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75001
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Fonds No.
1307; 2; 019651
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Murray Kay Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Date
[ca. 1943-1945]
Fonds No.
1307
Series No.
2
Item No.
019651
Storage Location
8-3A
Container 2
Creator
Murray Kay
Language
English
Notes
Inscription on verso: 93.
Subjects
Photographs
Montreal (Quebec) - Jews
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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