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Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
6 cm. of textual material, 10 photographs; 2 artifacts
Fonds No.
I0159
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of immigration, birth, marriage records; Booth Street - Ottawa property purchase documents; Two silver plated presentation pieces - one a trophy to Samuel Lesh engraved with “presented to S. Lesh President in appreciation of faithful service, 1929-1934 from James St. Synagogue Loan …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
6 cm. of textual material, 10 photographs; 2 artifacts
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of immigration, birth, marriage records; Booth Street - Ottawa property purchase documents; Two silver plated presentation pieces - one a trophy to Samuel Lesh engraved with “presented to S. Lesh President in appreciation of faithful service, 1929-1934 from James St. Synagogue Loan Syndicate”, and a silver pitcher engraved with “To M. Lesh on her silver anniversary from Uptown Ladies Auxiliary, May 24, l940"; Two early studio portraits of Samuel Lesh; Three trophies presented to Norman Lesh; One B&W photograph possibly of Samuel Lesh in the interior of his store (see Photographic Database - 2-032).
Date
1913-1950
Fonds No.
I0159
Physical Condition
Both silver pieces are in perfect condition
History Biographical
Mary Flesher (1896-1982) and Samuel Lesh (1887-1961) met and married in Ottawa after making their separate ways from Russia to Ottawa in the early part of the twentieth century. They were married on May 23, l915 by the Reverand Jacob Mirsky. They raised a family of three boys and one girl; Bernie, George, Norman and Frieda (Levitan). Samuel Lesh came to Ottawa because his sisters, Sarah (Futeral) and Becky (Lobel) lived in the Capital. Samuel Lesh was employed by the Canadian National Railways and once, when “let off”, he opened a corner store at 350 Booth Street. When “called back” by the railway, Mary Lesh continued to operate the store. She had always been a hard worker, starting at the age of 10 in Russia. Her formal education was limited. The Lesh family were members of the B'nai Jacob Congregation, Ottawa. Samuel Lesh was President of the B'nai Jacob Loan Society between 1929 and 1934 and Mary Lesh was a supporter of the “Uptown Ladies Auxilliary” of B'nai Jacob Congregation.
Notes
1. Silver donated by George Lesh, May, 2004 2. Biographical information supplied by George Lesh, a son of Mary and Samuel, and Reverand Jacob Mirsky’s Marriage Register,1914-1936. 3. Norman Lesh items donated by Norman Lesh, 2006 4. Additional presentation pieces include silver bowl inscribed on the support United Jewish Appeal outstanding canvasser of the year 1974 Norman Lesh; silver cup inscribed Robert Edelstein trophy for Public Speaking awarded to Norman Lesh 1947; trophy of artifical materials inscribed on the support JCC Racquetball doubles tournament 1976 2nd place N. Lesh L. Farber.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Mr. Samuel Lesh (left) and friend Mr. Israel Futeral (seated).

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; 13" x 17" : mounted, matted
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-175
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; 13" x 17" : mounted, matted
Date
1913
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-175
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Victor Cahryn, 353 Grand St. New York
Notes
1. 4x5 negative on file 2. Mr. Lesh's sister was married to Abraham Futeral. 3. Copy by D. Burscik. 4. Scanned image is smaller than original.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Mr. Samuel Lesh and his sister Mrs. Sarah (Lesh) Futeral.

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; 13" x 17", mounted, matted
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-178
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; 13" x 17", mounted, matted
Date
1913
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-178
Storage Location
workroom
Creator
unknown
Notes
1. Also 2-068 2. 4 x 5 negative on file 3. Sarah Futeral's husband, Abraham, was an early Ottawa furrier. Sarah's persian lamb coat was made by her husband. 4. Photograph was taken in Ottawa. 5. Scanned image is smaller than original.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Portrait of Mary Lesh

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-01
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-01
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
George Lesh
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Wedding portrait of Mary and Samuel Lesh

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-02
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
May 23, 1915
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-02
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Frieda Lesh Levitan
Notes
1. Photograph reproduction from Lux Photographic Inc, September 2004 2. Second copy located in Hillel Lodge exhibit Now returned to Ottawa Jewish Archives storage, November, 2005. 3. They were married by Rev. Mirsky
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Frieda Levitan and Abe Carlofsky at the AJA50+ Chanukah party at Central Park Lodge

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-03
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
November 30, 2003
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-03
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Elly Bollegraaf
Acquisition Source
Ruth Levitan
Notes
1. Ruth Levitan mentioned that Abe told her mother-in-law that she was "the Lesh girl" 2. Frieda Lesh Levitan was the daughter of Mary and Samuel Lesh
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Becky (Lesh) Lobel and Morris Lobel with sons Ed and Sid.

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-04
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-04
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Ruth Levitan
Notes
1. Becky Lesh is sister to Samuel Lesh. 2. Becky and Morris have two other sons, Jack and Maxwell. 3. Identified by Ruth Levitan.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Sarah and Max Labovitch with their daughter Ida

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-05
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-05
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Ruth Levitan
Notes
1. Identified by Ruth Levitan
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Wedding photograph of Issie and Ida Flesher

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-06
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
August 29, 1926
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-06
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Ruth Levitan
Notes
1. Identified and information provided by Ruth Levitan 2. Issie Flesher was the son of Israel and Ita Flesher 3. Issie Flesher was a first cousin to Mary Flesher Lesh 4. Issie married Ida, his first cousin. Ida's mother was Sirca (Sarah) Flesher 5. Issie Flesher was an upholster on Carling Ave., Ottawa
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Flesher family portrait.

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Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159; OJA 1-683-07
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Mary and Samuel Lesh fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0159
Item No.
OJA 1-683-07
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Donaldson Studios, Ottawa
Acquisition Source
Ruth Levitan
Notes
1. Identified and information provided by Ruth Levitan. 2. Chai Flesher is the mother of seven children. 3. L-R standing: Dora Flesher, Sroel Flesher, Max Lebovitch and Sarah Flesher Lebovitch Seated: Yossel Flesher, Chaika Flesher and Mayer Flesher. 4. Chai Flesher is possibly named, Chia Zelda Flesher, or Chia Flesher, Chaya Flesher.
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Ottawa Jewish Archives
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