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Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
muliple media
Fonds No.
I0006
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of newsclipping about Dora and Abraham Lithwick as well as various Lithwick family members; a family tree of the descendants of Naphtulah Hertz Lithwick and Ester Bayla Lerner; a book of Daily Prayers presented to Harold Lithwick on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah, September 11, 194…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
muliple media
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of newsclipping about Dora and Abraham Lithwick as well as various Lithwick family members; a family tree of the descendants of Naphtulah Hertz Lithwick and Ester Bayla Lerner; a book of Daily Prayers presented to Harold Lithwick on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah, September 11, 1948, Audio interview with Dora Lithwick, 1974; Audio interview with Sidney Lithwick, 2007; photographs.
Fonds No.
I0006
History Biographical
Abraham Lithwick (b. 1897 Ritziv, Russia - d. 1953 Ottawa) and Dora (Rosenberg) Lithwick (b. 1897 Rovno, Ukraine - d. January 30, 1980 Ottawa) arrived in Ottawa on July 8, 1921. They were among the large group of immigrants that fled Russia and its pograms in the early 1920's. They operated, Lithwick's, a wholesale and retail store in the Byward Market for 12 years. In 1937, the entire family left Ottawa for Melbourne, Australia where Dora’s father, brothers and uncles had immigrated. Because of an epidemic of infantile paralysis, they returned to Ottawa 15 weeks after their initial departure. Another reason was the unexpected aspect that the Lithwicks would be starting again as immigrants in Australia and learning a new set of rules and regulations for business. Upon their return, Abraham Lithwick turned to real estate and became more involved in the Jewish community. He died in 1953 after a short illness. Shortly after, Dora Lithwick began working toward establishing a home for elderly Jewish people. In 1963, the sod was turned for Hillel Lodge on Wurtemburg Street. Dora Lithwick was a founder and first President of the Ottawa Jewish Home for the Aged. In 1975, she was instrumental in having a religious chapel added to the home and it carried the name Abraham and Dora Lithwick Beth Midrash.
Notes
1. Dora’s father in Australia was working in real estate. 2. Interview with Dora Lithwick gives an excellent overview of shop life during the depression in Ottawa.
Related Material
Related material in Ottawa Jewish Historical Society fonds, Barry Lithwick speech, and a frequently reproduced photograph of Dora and Abraham Lithwick standing in front of their By Ward Market store in the Hugo Levendel fonds.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Audio interview with Sidney Lithwick

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
2 cassette tapes
Fonds No.
I0006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
2 cassette tapes
Responsibility
Interviewed by Stanley Lithwick
Date
January 13, 2007
Fonds No.
I0006
Name Access
Stanley Lithwick
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Audio interview of Mrs. Dora Lithwick by grandson Kalman Green (Sarah Lithwick's son.)

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
I0006
Scope and Content
Kalman asks Dora (Rosenberg) Lithwick (b. 1897) about her life from her earliest memories in Russia to her immigration to Ottawa, Canada as a married woman in 1923. She tells her detailed story in a lively, heavily accented voice. She recalls how hard they worked building up their grocery business …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Scope and Content
Kalman asks Dora (Rosenberg) Lithwick (b. 1897) about her life from her earliest memories in Russia to her immigration to Ottawa, Canada as a married woman in 1923. She tells her detailed story in a lively, heavily accented voice. She recalls how hard they worked building up their grocery business in the market and explained that they were worn out by 1937. They decided to sell the business and move to Australia to be with her father and brothers and start a new life. However, life for a newcomer was more difficult than they imagined and after just one month they decided to return to Ottawa where they began investing in real estate. The recording ends with a story of how they purchased a property on Bank Street using a pedlar as an agent during the depression.
Responsibility
Kalman Green
Date
April 1974
Fonds No.
I0006
Creator
Kalman Green
Notes
1. Two tapes (Sides A - D) 2. Duration: Approximately 2 hours 3. Location: Various fonds box.
Name Access
Kalman Green
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Lithwick family portrait.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-410
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
1912
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-410
Acquisition Source
Sari Lithwick Green
Notes
L-R: Shifka, Abraham Lithwick, Shaul Isaac Litvak (seated) and Necha Lithwick. (Shaul Isaac and Necha Lithwick are the parents of Abraham Lithwick and the grandparents of Sari Lithwick Green.)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Manya and Max Lithwick.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-413
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
ca. 1915
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-413
History Biographical
Moshe Zalman Lithwick (Max) and Manya Greenberg were married in Moscow, Russia, in 1915. This may be their wedding photograph.
Acquisition Source
Irwin Lithwick
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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The Lithwick Family seated on a park bench.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-415
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
July 8, 1937
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-415
Acquisition Source
Sari Lithwick Green
Notes
Seated L-R: Mrs. Ballon, Sari (Lithwick) Green, Dora Lithwick and Abraham Lithwick. Children are Sid Lithwick, Harold and Norman. Couple standing are unidentified.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Dora Lithwick engagement portrait.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn82232
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-416
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
1918
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-416
Acquisition Source
Sari Lithwick Green
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Abraham Lithwick in Rovno, Poland.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-417
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
1918
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-417
Acquisition Source
Sari Lithwick Green
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Family of Shammai Lithwick and Hinda Lithwick.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-418
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
[192-?]
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-418
Acquisition Source
Rose Lithwick
Notes
L-R: Standing; Irving Lithwick, Reva (Riva) Lithwick, Arnold Lithwick, Lova Lithwick. Seated: Shammai Lithwick (b. December 29, 1875 Izaslav, Russia - d. January 4, 1964 Ottawa), Hinda Lithwick (d. October 20, 1879 Rovno, Ukraine - d. unknown), Shammai and Hinda were married in 1903 in Rovno. Photograph was taken in Leningrad in the mid 1920's.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Portrait of Ester Bayla Lerner.

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Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0006; OJA 1-420
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Abraham and Dora Lithwick fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
[190-?]
Fonds No.
I0006
Item No.
OJA 1-420
Acquisition Source
Barry Lithwick
Notes
Mother of Shammai Lithwick.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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