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Hoffman Family fonds

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records, 13 photographs, B&W
Fonds No.
I0097
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of: File: A History of My Life by Inge Hoffman File: Family History material including newspaper clippings etc. File: Rebecca Hoffman's 100th Birthday File: Fanny Baker File: Hoffman family and Agudath Israel File: Al (Israel) Hoffman's Education Professional life File: Al (Israel) …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records, 13 photographs, B&W
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of: File: A History of My Life by Inge Hoffman File: Family History material including newspaper clippings etc. File: Rebecca Hoffman's 100th Birthday File: Fanny Baker File: Hoffman family and Agudath Israel File: Al (Israel) Hoffman's Education Professional life File: Al (Israel) Hoffman miscellaneous File: Inge Hoffman - volunteer work File: Inge Hoffman - Toy Testing Council File: Ellen C. Adams (sister of Inge Hoffman) biography and letters and program celebrating her contributions to social justice, politics and community concerns. File: Performing Arts in Ottawa - collected programs and other memorabilia of theatre and musical performances in Ottawa. Other material includes a mounted Hoffman family tree and a 45th Wedding Anniversary card designed by Ottawa artist Morton Baslaw. Four scrapbooks are also included in this fonds: 1. Inge and Al Hoffman’s childhood, education, military service and university education until 1950, 2. English post cards, 1940-1945; 3. Linda and Barry Hoffman, born 1951 4. Kenya trip, 1974. Certificate of promotion for Israel Hoffman to the rank of Pilot Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force - August, 1942 (see 1-994). A hand-made card for the Hoffmans on their 45th wedding anniversary (card is stored in Oversized Documents Box 5 within the special collections area of the vault). A typed paper written by Inge for the B'nai B'rith Adult Education Group, on mass migrations of Jews from Europe, Jewish Equality and (then) modern Jewish history - 1959;
Date
1968 - 1989
Fonds No.
I0097
History Biographical
In 1989 Inge Hoffman wrote a history of her life since birth in Germany in 1922. It included the history of her family so that “my children and their children may know where their roots come from." She then goes on to say, "Later I included the history of my husband’s family and brought the whole story up to date till our 50th wedding anniversary in 1996". Inge left Hamburg, Germany, January, 1939 on a children’s transport for England, with her sister Ellen following six weeks later. At the age of 19, she joined the British Army. She met her husband, Al Hoffman (Israel Hoffman) in 1943 while he was serving as a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force. While Al was continuing his education in Canada after World War II, Inge and Israel became engaged by telegram. They were married in Ottawa in April, 1946. Al Hoffman obtained his doctorate from the University of Toronto in Analytical Chemistry in 1955 and the family returned to Ottawa where he worked at the Experimental Farm, and later at the National Research Council. In addition to keeping a home, Inge was an active volunteer with the Canadian Toy Testing Council, the Agudath Israel Sisterhood, and a volunteer teacher at the Museum of Civilization since 1989. Both Inge and Al belonged to the Jewish Philosophy and Ethics Study Group and attended and supported a variety of activities within the Ottawa Jewish community.
Custodial History
Maintained by Inge Hoffman and donated to the Ottawa Jewish Archives before relocating to Toronto, summer, 2008.
Notes
1. Donated by Inge Hoffman, 2001 2. Additional Hoffman Family tree donated by Al Cohen, September, 2003. 3. Some material removed from Inge Hoffman scrapbooks, spring, 2008 and placed in the fonds. 4. Several other scrapbooks were dismantled and items saved from the various books with permission from donor. 5. Al Hoffman’s World War II Commission, folded in one of the scrapbooks, restored by Kyla Ubbink, summer, 2008. Now restored and located in over-sized box. 6. Al Hoffman died in April, 2010.
Related Material
1. Related material in Jewish Philosophy & Ethics Study Group fonds. 2. Related photographs located in Max Cohen Family fonds
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Portrait of Rebecca Karakofsky with a chair.

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-089
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1916
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-089
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Rebecca Karakofsky married David Hoffman, parents to Israel Hoffman (Al Hoffman). 2. Negative returned from National Archives, July 2000. 3. Photograph taken in Perth, Ontario.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Grandmother Shore-Hoffman along with eleven of her grandchildren.

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; matte
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-097
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; matte
Date
1929
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-097
Physical Condition
Photograph is faded with some scratches
Notes
1. Back Row L-R: Israel Cohen, Israel Shalom, Ida Benevoy (Ida Cohen). To the right of grandmother, Frances Fagin (Frances Cohen), in front of Frances is Israel Hofman (Al Hoffman), in front of Al is Joe Hoffman. Anne Baker carrying flowers, grandmother's hands on shoulder, Irving Slone, Malca Goldstein (Malca Slone). Behind Malca is Eli Baker, (half hidden), Harold Cohen.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Group portrait of the Hoffman Family.

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-103
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1916
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-103
Storage Location
workroom
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Rebecca Karakofsky married David Hoffman, parents to Israel Hoffman 2. Negative returned from National Archives, July 2000 3. Photograph taken in Perth, Ontario 4. Standing L-R: Harry Hoffman, Phillip Hoffman, David Hoffman, Sam Hoffman and Fanny Hoffman. Sitting: Martha Cohen (Martha Hoffman) and her husband Max Cohen, Sarah Hoffman and Unknown. Children: Ida and Israel Cohen.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Engagement photo of Rebecca Karakofsky to David Hoffman.

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-104
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1916
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-104
Storage Location
workroom
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Rebecca and David Hoffman are parents to Israel Hoffman (Al Hoffman). 2. Negative returned from National Archives, July 2000
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Portrait of Myer Karakofsky and Zelda Karakofsky.

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-132
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1940
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-132
Storage Location
workroom
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Myer and Zelda Karakofsky are parents to Rebecca (Hoffman). 2. Negative returned from National Archives, July 2000. 3. Photograph taken in Perth, Ontario.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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The Karakofsky Family - early settlers to Perth, Ontario.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn83092
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-133
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1916
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-133
Storage Location
workroom
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Rebecca Karakofsky married David Hoffman (parents to Israel Hoffman (Al Hoffman)). 2. Negative returned from National Archives, July 2000 3. Photograph taken in Perth, Ontario. 4. Meyer Karakofsky and Zelda Karakofsky seated, with children Rebecca Karakofsky, Fanny Karakofsky, and Eli Karakofsky.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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The wedding party of Inge Cammnitzer and Israel Hoffman (Al Hoffman).

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-183
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
May 1, 1946
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-183
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Wedding took place at Adath Jeshurun Synagogue, 375 King Edward Avenue. 2. Negative returned from the National Archives, July 2000. 3. Ordered by Beth Shalom for anniversary video 2008.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Fanny Baker in her wedding dress with her sister Bessie Slone

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-207
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
October 26, 1919
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-207
Storage Location
vault and workroom
Notes
1. The sister's maiden name was Hoffman 2. Bessie Slone was a bridesmaid 3. Fanny Baker was married to Jake Baker, who with Louis Baker operated Baker Bros. Ltd, the first building wreckers in Ottawa 4. Louis Lieff was the wrecking manager of Baker Bros. Ltd. 5. Notes provided by Joseph Lieff, Fall 2003 and with the vault copy 6. Fanny Baker and Bessie Slone are included on the family tree located in the fonds
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Flight Lieutenant Israel Hoffman, middle front row, and his crew in front of his Wellington Bomber

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Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0097; OJA 1-667
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hoffman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1943
Fonds No.
I0097
Item No.
OJA 1-667
Storage Location
Cold Storage
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
1. Israel Hoffman was a member of the 407 squadron, RCAF 2. Photograph was taken in N.Devon, England
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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