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HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection.

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.3 metres of textual records. - 61 photographs. - 61 other fixed images.
Fonds No.
P0087
Scope and Content
Contains personal case files on 128 of the orphans. Each file includes adoption and personal information forms, and often has New Years cards and postcards. Many also contain reports and correspondence from the children or by others concerning their placement and health and welfare. Some of the fil…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.3 metres of textual records. - 61 photographs. - 61 other fixed images.
Scope and Content
Contains personal case files on 128 of the orphans. Each file includes adoption and personal information forms, and often has New Years cards and postcards. Many also contain reports and correspondence from the children or by others concerning their placement and health and welfare. Some of the files have photos of the orphans.
Date
1921-1923.
Fonds No.
P0087
History Biographical
Also known to Montreal Jews as the founder of the city's first Jewish library, Harry Hershman, as the representative of the People's Relief Committee, was a prominent member of the Jewish War Orphans Committee of Canada. This group, headed by Lillian Freiman, settled 150 Ukrainian war orphans in Canadian homes in 1921. Hershman participated in planning the campaign, worked in the Polish Ukraine to bring over the children, and followed up on their adjustment after their arrival.
Notes
P84/4.The case files are semi-restricted.CJC chronological files. Group photo in PC 1, also Dr. J. Leavitt collection group photos and interview tape (1990) See also H. Hershman personalia file.Many of the glass negatives of the photos are damaged.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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CHORIN, Ite - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file (the file includes a photo)

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1921-1923
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-001
Notes
Photograph of Ite Chorin. Also shown is the Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for Ite born in 1914 in Zwiahl, Novograd Volynskiy. The file contains additional forms, a landing card and progress reports.
Places
Farnham, Quebec
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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LERMAN, Bas-Sheba - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file (the file includes a photo)

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1921
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-001
Notes
Photograph of Bas-Sheba Lerman and girl. Also includes Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for Bas-Sheba Lerman, born in 1910 in Kowel. File contains this form, one filled by adoptive parents and correspondence.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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KALINOFF, Leib - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file (the file includes a photo)

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1921
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-002
Notes
Photograph of Leib Kalinoff, born in Warsaw. File contains photograph and a letter from relative.
Places
Brantford, Ontario
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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PORTMAN, Moses - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-003
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1922-1923
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-003
Places
St. John, New Brunswick
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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LITWACK, Sure - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file (the file includes a photo)

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1919-1922
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-004
Notes
Photograph of Sure Litwack. Also includes Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for Sure Litwack, born in 1911 in Zwiahl, Novograd Volynskiy . File contains additional questionnaires and progress reports.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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FUCHS, Sure - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1920-1922
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-005
Notes
Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for Sure Fuchs, born in 1910 in Ratno. File contains this form, form filled by adoptive parents and correspondence.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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EISEN, Ruchel - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file (the file includes a photo)

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1922
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-006
Notes
Photograph of Ruchel Eisen.
Places
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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FREEDMAN, Ruchel - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-007
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1921
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-007
Notes
Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for an Examination of Jewish Orphans in Europe for Ruchel Freedman, born in 1912 in Dubno. File contains this form, a second form and correspondence. Questionnaire 2 is also shown.
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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KNETCHER, Yochewed (Evelyn) - Ukrainian Jewish orphan case file (the file includes a photo)

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Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0087; MA 05-001-008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
HERSHMAN, Harry - Ukrainian War Orphans collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1921
Fonds No.
P0087
File No.
MA 05-001-008
Notes
Jewish War Orphans Committee Questionnaire for Yochewed Knetcher, born in 1916 in Koretz. File contains this form, an additional form and correspondence. Questionnaire 2 is also shown.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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