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JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).

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Collection
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
26 metres of textual records. - Env. 370 photographs.
Fonds No.
I0032
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
26 metres of textual records. - Env. 370 photographs.
Date
1884-1978.
Fonds No.
I0032
History Biographical
The Jewish Colonization Association (JCA, in Yiddish ICA) was created in 1891 by the Baron Maurice de Hirsch. Its aim was to facilitate the mass emigration of Jews from Russia and other Eastern European countries by settling them in agricultural colonies on lands purchased by the committee, particularly in North and South America. A Canadian committee of the JCA was established in November 1906 to assist in the settlement of the thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing Russia and other European countries and to oversee the development of all the JCA settlements in the country. Colonies were established prior to 1906 throughout the west and in Quebec. These colonies included: in Saskatchewan - Hirsch (1892), Qu'Appelle or Lipton (1901), Cupar, near Regina (1901), Edenbridge east of Prince Albert (1906), and Sonnenfeld, west of Estevan (1906); in Manitoba - Bender Hamlet or Narcisse, north of Winnipeg (1903); in Quebec - La Macaza (1904) and Ste-Sophie (1904), both north of Montreal; and Trochu (1906) and Rumsey (1906), halfway between Calgary and Edmonton in Alberta. After the establishment of the Canadian committee, the JCA founded several others, including: Pine Ridge (1907), not far from Winnipeg; Eyre (1910), near Alsask in Saskatchewan, and Montefiore (1911), Alberta, on the western border between Alberta and Saskatchewan near Alsask in Saskatchewan; Bird's Hill (1911), east of Winnipeg; Camper or New Hirsch (1911), 150 kilometres north of Winnipeg; and Rosetown (1911), near the town of the same name in Saskatchewan. Economic factors, notably the Great Depression, led to the dissolution of all the Western colonies by the end of World War II. Thereafter concentrating its work in the East, the Canadian JCA purchased farms or made loans to farmers in Ontario and Quebec: the Niagara Peninsula, the regions of Brantville-Woodstock, Spencerville-Kemptville, and Beamsville in Ontario, and Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Damase, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Frelighsburg, and Clarenceville, in Quebec. The JCA Canadian Committee made no more loans after 1970 and ceased all legal existence in 1978. The JCA deposited the major part of its papers at the National Archives of the Canadian Jewish Congress in 1978, and the remainder of its documents (the "S" collection) there in 1989.
Notes
There is a finding aid, supplementary series aid and computer listing.Related collections: Simon Belkin, Clara Hoffer, Louis Rosenberg, Kottenberg's Hotel New Glasgow (Nathan Rosenberg memoir).
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters Sent to ICA Head Office.

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Collection
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).
Description Level
Series
Fonds No.
I0032; A
Scope and Content
Correspondence from ICA Canadian Committee, about administrative and accounting matters, and immigration
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).
Description Level
Series
Scope and Content
Correspondence from ICA Canadian Committee, about administrative and accounting matters, and immigration
Date
1907-1978.
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
A
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Dated books.

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Collection
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).
Description Level
SubSeries
Physical Description
Env. 0.9 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
I0032; AA
Scope and Content
28 large volumes of letters sent by the administration of the ICA Canadian Committee to that of the ICA Head Office, situated first in Paris (1891-1940), then in New York (1941-1947), in Paris again (1947-1949), and finally in London, since 1949. These letters, arranged and numbered chronologically…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JEWISH COLONIZATION ASSOCIATION (JCA or ICA).
Description Level
SubSeries
Physical Description
Env. 0.9 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
28 large volumes of letters sent by the administration of the ICA Canadian Committee to that of the ICA Head Office, situated first in Paris (1891-1940), then in New York (1941-1947), in Paris again (1947-1949), and finally in London, since 1949. These letters, arranged and numbered chronologically, include many annexed items and cablegrams. The first volume is notable for 8 letters, sent in 1906-1907, to the ICA Head Office by the Baron de Hirsch Institute of Montreal, on the subject of the founding of the ICA Canadian Committee, which assumed the colonization work of this Institute. These letters are concerned with all administrative matters, except accounting and immigration which are dealt with in sub-series AB, which completes AA.
Date
1907-1973.
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: May 8, 1907-Dec. 21, 1910

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-1
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1907-1910
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-1
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: Jan. 7-Dec. 29, 1949

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-10
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-10
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: Jan. 17-Dec. 20, 1950

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-11
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-11
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: Jan. 3-Dec. 31, 1951

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-12
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-12
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: Jan. 9-Dec. 31, 1952

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-13
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-13
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: Jan. 2-Dec. 30, 1953

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-14
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-14
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Letters sent to ICA head office - dated books: Jan. 4-Dec. 31, 1954

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; AA; MA 1-AA-15
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
AA
File No.
MA 1-AA-15
Notes
Enclosures
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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