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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Banner : woven, sewn, machine, painted : beige, black, yellow, red, grey, purple, green, orange
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Banner : woven, sewn, machine, painted : beige, black, yellow, red, grey, purple, green, orange
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Date
1893
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Hebrew
Notes
Handpainted with Hebrew block lettering; each character is coloured in using several colours. Multiple panels are sewn together to make the length.
Accession No.
2011X.58.158
Name Access
MHMC
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Candelabrum

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn47984
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Candelabrum : cast (moulded), soldered, engraved, beveled, silver plated ?, openworked, screwed : silver, brass ; Ht: 16 cm x W: 9,8 cm x De: 17,8 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Candelabrum : cast (moulded), soldered, engraved, beveled, silver plated ?, openworked, screwed : silver, brass ; Ht: 16 cm x W: 9,8 cm x De: 17,8 cm
Other Title Information
Lighting Device
Date
1875-1900
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Round base with beveled ledges along the circumference. The column tapes out and then in, like 2 bells attached together. At the top of the column is another metal sphere, with a bird (sparrow ?) at the very top of the structure, which is offset to the right. At each side of the metal sphere (below the bird) are ornate arms: filigree shaped with openworked details and leaves coming out of the bottom centre. At the end of each arm is a tulip shaped candle holder, attached to a column and round base. The top of the candle holder has a raised rim in the center with high relief petal-like details around the circumference. The holders screw onto the arms.
Accession No.
2006.22.02
Name Access
Gordon, Eva
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Candelabrum

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn48105
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Candelabrum : cast (moulded), soldered, engraved, beveled, silver plated ?, openworked, screwed : silver, brass ; Ht: 16 cm x W: 9,8 cm x De: 18,2 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Candelabrum : cast (moulded), soldered, engraved, beveled, silver plated ?, openworked, screwed : silver, brass ; Ht: 16 cm x W: 9,8 cm x De: 18,2 cm
Other Title Information
Lighting Device
Date
1875-1900
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Round base with beveled ledges along the circumference. The column tapes out and then in, like 2 bells attached together. At the top of the column is another metal sphere, with a bird (sparrow ?) at the very top of the structure, which is offset to the right. At each side of the metal sphere (below the bird) are ornate arms: filigree shaped with openworked details and leaves coming out of the bottom centre. At the end of each arm is a tulip shaped candle holder, attached to a column and round base. The top of the candle holder has a raised rim in the center with high relief petal-like details around the circumference. The holders screw onto the arms.
Accession No.
2006.22.03
Name Access
Gordon, Eva
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Candlestick

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn51357
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Candlestick : silver ; Ht: 12 5/8 in. x W: 4 3/4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Candlestick : silver ; Ht: 12 5/8 in. x W: 4 3/4 in.
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Date
[ca. 1880-1920]
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Silver plate, circular base, stem has “umbrella” and bulbous sections, top candleholder section shaped like flower, flower and leaf designs on surface.
Accession No.
2005.13.1
Name Access
Shuster, Marcia
Places
Warsaw, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Casket-shaped Spice Box

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn44267
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : Silver ; Ht:4.2 cm
Fonds No.
SH-01; 562
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : Silver ; Ht:4.2 cm
Date
[18- ]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
562
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
Spice box, Italian filigree, in the shape of a casket with pomegranate on lid. Donated by Mrs. Edward Jacobs in honour of her grandson Ian Benjamin Copnick, Sept. 19, 1975.
Places
Italy (?)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Challah Knife

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn44271
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : German silver, mother of pearl ; Ht:14.1 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 566
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : German silver, mother of pearl ; Ht:14.1 cm : Hebrew
Date
[ca. 1895]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
566
Creator
Artist: Feinstahl (probable)
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
With Hebrew inscription "Shabbat Kodesh." In between Hebrew words: "Karlsbad." Hallmarked "Feinstahl." Bequest of Dr. Charles Fox of Cambridge, McGill and Sir George Williams Universities. Born in London, died in Montreal April 1976.
Places
Karlsbad, Germany, Germany
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Clock : watch making, veneered (face of the clock) : brown ; Ht: 25,5 cm x W: 15 cm x De: 52,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Clock : watch making, veneered (face of the clock) : brown ; Ht: 25,5 cm x W: 15 cm x De: 52,5 cm
Other Title Information
Timekeeping T&E
Date
1892
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
The clock features an enamelled face, black roman numerals, gold detailing and decorative inlaid wood. Narrative: This clock belonged to Adolf and Kaethe Maass. It was sent, along with pieces of furniture, to their son Gerhart in Montreal prior to WW2. Gerhart Adolf Maass (Hambourg 1918-Montreal 2009), also known as “Gerry”, was the youngest son of Adolf Maass and Käthe Elsbach. In 1935, summoned by his parents to leave Germany, Gerhart had no other idea in mind than coming to Canada. He was well supported by a distant cousin of his father, Rudolf van der Walde, who owned an import business in Hamburg with several subsidiaries around the world. The idea was that once hired, Gerhart could be transferred to the Canadian office of the company. After having worked in Sweden for the Swedish subsidiary, and only after obtaining permission to come to Canada, Gerhart had to return to Germany in 1938 in order to renew his passport and seek a visa at the Canadian Consulate in Hamburg. Gerhart came to Canada in November 1938 and tried to help his parents out of Germany, but in vain. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1942 and in 1944 received his certificate of naturalization, which allowed him to be accepted into the Secret intelligence services. Gerhart served in France, Holland and Germany where he was stationed in the town of Oldenburg, in the British Zone and became the personal assistant of Major Morris DF. He returned to Herford at the end of the war, and recovered the family business (Elsbach co.) which had been confiscated by NSDAP authorities in 1938. After Liberation, he accessed the archives of the Gestapo in Hamburg and found hundreds of documents relating to his family. He learned that after being sent to Theresienstadt ghetto, his parents were deported and murdered in Auschwitz in 1944. Gerhart was the last Canadian soldier stationed in Oldenburg and was given the Canadian flag hanging over the entrance of the camp; he later donated it to the Canadian War Museum. Gerhart returned to Canada in September 1946 and settled in Montreal.
Accession No.
2010.07.03
Name Access
Maass, Joan
Places
Lenzkirch, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Cup : Embossed : Gold, Green ; Ht: 4 3/4 in. x W: 5 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Cup : Embossed : Gold, Green ; Ht: 4 3/4 in. x W: 5 in.
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Date
1860-1900
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Cylindrical, with vine, and flower pattern. C shaped handle. Missing the bottom.
Accession No.
2002.87.06
Name Access
Communauté Sepharade du Quebec
Places
Morocco, Africa
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Dress : embroidered : burgundy, gold
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Dress : embroidered : burgundy, gold
Other Title Information
Clothing, Outerwear
Date
1830-1930
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Burgundy velour embroidered with gold. Traditional marriage dress made to measure for the donor, ordered by her mother Mazal (Bensabat) Wahnoun. This Keswa El Kbira or grand costume, is a traditional festive dress of Moroccan Jewish women, worn by brides and at other celebrations. It is probably based on medieval Spanish Jewish costume, with its origins usually traced to the 15th century Spanish vertugada.The front shirt is 100 years older (1830) than the dress (1930) and was acquired for the marriage. 3 pink ruffles are part of the dress but are not on display. They are pleated, tulle-type fabric. Two pieces are flat, with different lengths (long: .02-4; short: .02-6). The third has been sewn into a circle (.02-5). Narrative: This dress has been worn by a large number of brides in Morocco and Canada.
Accession No.
2002.87.02
Name Access
Communauté Sepharade du Quebec
Places
Casablanca, Morocco, Africa
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Dues Record Ledger

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn85462
Collection
Adath Jeshurun Congregation Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
1 ledger book
Fonds No.
C0001; OJA 5-337-01
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
Adath Jeshurun Congregation Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
1 ledger book
Date
1895-1896
Fonds No.
C0001
Item No.
OJA 5-337-01
Physical Condition
Book is soiled overall, leather half binding is worn though still supple. covers are separating from textblock, pages are yellowed and creased.
Conservation
1. Conservation treatment needed.
Notes
The book is mainly written in Yiddish with some English.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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