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Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Blazer and cap, newspaper clippings, certificates, family photographs.
Fonds No.
I0080
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of Morris Cantor’s Jewish Veterans of Canada. Ottawa Post blazer and cap, a French newspaper clipping showing Morris as a wrestling promoter (see 1-988-01), a blood donation certificate from the Canadian Red Cross for Morris, a Jewish National Fund Certificate acknowledging a donati…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Blazer and cap, newspaper clippings, certificates, family photographs.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of Morris Cantor’s Jewish Veterans of Canada. Ottawa Post blazer and cap, a French newspaper clipping showing Morris as a wrestling promoter (see 1-988-01), a blood donation certificate from the Canadian Red Cross for Morris, a Jewish National Fund Certificate acknowledging a donation made for Galil Canada by Benes and Morris Cantor in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Cantor - September, 1982 (see 1-988-02) and 7 family photographs.
Date
1927 - 1990
Fonds No.
I0080
History Biographical
Goldie Cantor was born in Ottawa at 16 Byward Market upstairs over her parent's store (Jacob and Leah Rivers) in 1924. She attended York Street School followed by Lisgar Collegiate where she graduated in 1943. She worked in her parents fruit store and married Morris Cantor in 1946. They were married at Adath Jeshurun Synagogue and their reception was in the Talmud Torah Hall, George Street. Morris Cantor was born in Lithuania in 1917, son of Hyman and Ida Cantor. He arrived in Ottawa with his family in 1929. A Boston relative sponsored the Cantor family. Since the United States quota was closed at that time, the Cantors, knowing other families from Lithuania were then in Ottawa, decided on settling in Ottawa. Morris went to York Street School for two years only but then was required to work. He enlisted in World War II for the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1943 and was posted to the Yukon. He was an Athletic Director and had the rank of Sergeant. Goldie and Morris met when he was home on leave. When he married in 1946, he was a member of Cantor’s Kosher Meat Market, 470 Patrick Street. After the war, he returned to the butcher shop and worked with his brother Ben (Benes). Morris, with the support of some of his brothers and sisters, purchased the Auditorium around 1956 and brought in entertainment as well as providing ice for hockey. Both Goldie and Morris were active participants in the Ottawa Jewish community. They had three girls; Elsa, Evelyn and Leslie.
Notes
1. The Auditorium was located where the current WM/YW CA was built on Argyll Street, Ottawa 2. The blazer and cap dry cleaned by Browns, August, 2007 3. Goldie Cantor told Dawn Logan in August, 2007 that Morris and his brother Benes bought the Auditorium (now the location of the YMCA) for $80,000 and owned it for about 6 years. They had bingo, wrestling and ice-skating and brought in entertainment such as Paul Anka and Elvis Presley. 4. Certificates and large newspaper clipping in Oversized Certificate Box. 5. Material collected from Goldie Cantor before she moved to Toronto, 2005. 6. Old family photograph from Lithuania can be found in the vault.
Related Material
Related material in Rivers and Steinman family fonds.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Family portrait of the Cantor Family.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-040
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-040
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Benaish Cantor
Notes
1. See related photograph at 2-072. 2. Seated L-R: Mrs. Chaya Cantor, Bainesh, Morris, Mr. Chaim Cantor. Standing: Wolf, Bessie, Bunem, Pauline. Taken in Rokisek, Lithuania.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Goldie and Morris Cantor pose with daughters Elsa and Lyn in a studio portrait.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-01
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
circa 1950's
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-01
Storage Location
Oversized Photograph Box 1
Creator
Paul Horsdal, Ottawa
Physical Condition
Removed from Horsdal acidic folder
Acquisition Source
Donated and identified by Goldie Cantor, August, 2007.
Notes
1. Daughters became Elsa Lusman and Lyn Ben-Dat
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Group photograph taken in basement of Rideau Street synagogue. Morris and Goldie Cantor are in centre of photo looking towards camera. Across the table sits

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-02
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-02
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Marvin Flatt Photographer, Ottawa
Acquisition Source
Goldie Cantor just before she moved to Toronto on August 15, 2007.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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A group of friends at the Gatineau Golf and Country Club.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-03
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
June 9, 1943
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-03
Storage Location
vault
Notes
1. Gladys Bodnoff, Phil Bodnoff, Barry Koffman, Goldie Rivers, Debbie Cowan, Issie Rose. 2. This photograph was before meeting Morris Cantor.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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A group of friends at the Gatineau Golf and Country Club.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-04
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
June 9, 1943?
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-04
Storage Location
vault
Notes
1. This photograph was before meeting Morris Cantor. 2. Front row L-R: Bessie Finkelstein, Musha Agulnick, Debbie Cowan, Issie Rose, Barry Koffman. Second row: Goldie Rivers, Max Gennis, Sarah Gennis, Louis Fine, Harry Gorn, Percy Weinstein.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Morris Cantor poses with I.O.C.M.T. Baseball Team. He appears in army uniform and baseball cap in front row, extreme right.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-05
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
unknown
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-05
Storage Location
vault
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Morris Cantor poses with a broom hockey team in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. He appears fourth from the left.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-06
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-06
Storage Location
vault
Notes
1. Morris Cantor was an Athletic Director during World War II and held the rank of sergeant. He later became a member of the Jewish Veterans of Canada - Ottawa Post.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Cantor family photograph. Bottom row left to right: Morris Cantor, Pauline Cantor, Bessie Taller, Lazear Kantor. Top row left to right: Benes Cantor, Bunem Cantor, Harry Cantor, Wolf Cantor.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Col
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-07
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Col
Date
circa 1967
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-07
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Donated and identified by Goldie Cantor, August, 2007.
Notes
1. All Cantor children were born in Lithuania. Some, but not all siblings arrived in Ottawa in 1929.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Goldie Rivers on her wedding day with her parents Jacob and Leah Rivers.

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Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0080; OJA 1-782-08
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Goldie and Morris Cantor fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
June 20, 1946
Fonds No.
I0080
Item No.
OJA 1-782-08
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Donated and identified by Goldie Cantor, August, 2007.
Notes
1. Goldie Rivers and Morris Cantor's wedding took place at Adath Jeshurun synagogue. Reception took place at Talmad Torah Hall, George Street, Ottawa 2.This photograph is a Lux Photography copy of the original which is being returned to Goldie Cantor at her new address in Toronto. 3. Ordered by Beth Shalom for anniversary video 2008.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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