Mrs. M.A. Siegel regrets not having been able to meet with Reverend N. Mendelson and meet his wife, due to the poor health of her husband. "Mr. Siegel takes great pride in Congregation Shaar Hashomayim and feels a sense of satisfaction to know that you are the cantor." Mrs. Siegel congratulates Rev. Mendelson and wishes that his stay in Montreal bring joy and happiness to him and to all Jews everywhere.
Sender's address: 1457-46th Street, Brooklyn, New York.
Evening Times Globe, February 15, 1941
Garson - At Israel Zion Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y., on Feb. 15, 1941, Frank Garson of this city, leaving his wife, three sons and one daughter.
Funeral from Chamberlain’s Funeral Home, 145 King Street East, on Monday afternoon at an hour to be announced. Interment in Hebrew lot at Fernhill Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.249. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D4.
Letters and postcards some handwritten and some typed. Letters and postcards were send by and to members of Mauer family and Zarkower family between members of the family living in Poland and others who had immigrated to Canada and the United States of America. Correspondence spans from 1939 to 1948.
Narrative: Biographical note: Erika Maltin nee Zarkower is the daughter of Leon (Lonio) Zarkower born in 1900 and Mina Zarkower née Mauer born on March 25, 1899. she has an older sister named Bronia and a younger brother called Arian. They came from Makymowka, Poland and immigrated to Canada on May 1939 as farmers.
When Erika's family still lived in Poland, the paternal grandparents, Jakob Zarkower and Dina Zarkower lived in a close by village named Stryjuwka.
Photograph of Chana Schneider with two others; possibly relatives. Also includes Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for Chana Schneider, born in 1912. File contains this form and letters written by Chana to Mr. Hershman.