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Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.6 metres multiple media
Fonds No.
1357
Scope and Content
Consists of correspondence, marketing and sales materials, photographs, and clippings related to the Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd. or the Rubenstein family.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.6 metres multiple media
Scope and Content
Consists of correspondence, marketing and sales materials, photographs, and clippings related to the Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd. or the Rubenstein family.
Date
1935-2014
Fonds No.
1357
Storage Location
Bay 2
History Biographical
Rubenstein Brothers Company was founded by Max Rubenstein in Montreal in 1864. The company was a brass foundry specializing in metal parts for horse and carriage harnesses. At the turn of the century the company grew to include nickel, bronze, and silver plating as well as operating a small machine shop. In 1929, Louis Rubenstein, the last remaining partner and child of founder Max, sold the company to Jack and Dave Becker, button and trimming suppliers in the city's garment industry. Under the Beckers the company grew according to the times and demands of Canada's manufacturing industries. At various points in time Rubenstein Bros. manufactured the Beaver Cloth Cutting Machine, post office boxes for Canada Post, and electrical intersections for Montreal's streetcars. During World War II, the company fabricated landing gear components for the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The post-war period brought a great deal of growth to the company, specifically in the garment industry and in the importation and sales of home-use sewing machines. Over the decades the company's successes also saw the opening of new offices in Toronto (1947), Winnipeg (1949), Vancouver (1995), and Edmonton (2001). In 2000, reacting to the decline of the garment industry in Canada, the company moved into garment decoration, garment printing, wide format digital printing, fabric printing, trophies, awards, and advertising specialities. In 2014, during its 150th anniversary, Rubenstein Bros. was renamed Rubenstein RB Digital Inc., to greater reflect its new role in Canadian industry. The Beckers are also largely responsible for preserving and celebrating the heritage of the Rubenstein family, particuarly Louis Rubenstein (1861-1931). Louis Rubenstein best-known now as Canada's first world fancy skating champion, a title he fought for in Russia in 1890. He was also a proponent of numerous other sports in Montreal and Canada, including cycling, curling, bowling, and swimming. Beyond sporting life, Rubenstein was an active civic leader and served as a Montreal alderman from 1914-1931. The Becker family carried this dedication to community onto themselves as well as several family members were extremely involved with numerous organizations within Jewish Montreal. Between them, generations of Beckers have been involved with the Federation of Jewish Community Services (today's Federation CJA), Combined Jewish Appeal, Camp Wooden Acres, Canadian Jewish Congress, the YM-YWHA, the Canadian Maccabiah Committee, the Montefiore Club, United Talmud Torah, Jewish Immigrant Aid Services, and the Hebrew Free Loan Association, to name only a few.
Language
English
Custodial History
Donated by Jeremy Becker.
Arrangement
Complete file listing.
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein, Louis, 1861-1931
Rubenstein, Lazarus
Becker, Hillel.
Becker, Jack.
Becker, Lavy M., 1905-2001.
Becker, Jeremy
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Garment industry
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Articles about Louis Rubenstein

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1959-2014
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00001
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein, Louis, 1861-1931
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Genealogical information, Rubenstein Family

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00002
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Notes
Includes paper by Lavy Becker.
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Rubenstein, Lazarus
Rubenstein, Louis, 1861-1931
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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"Louis" - A screenplay for a feature film

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00003
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1986
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00003
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Creator
John Brinckman
Language
English
Accession No.
15-005
Name Access
Brinckman, John
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Rubenstein, Louis, 1861-1931
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Catalogues, Rubenstein Brothers Company

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
c. 1955-1965
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00004
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Program, YM-YWHA Sports Hall of Fame

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1989
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00005
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Related Material
Young Men's-Young Women's Hebrew Association Fonds
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein, Louis, 1861-1931
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Promotional materials, Rubenstein Brothers Company

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1964-1989
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00006
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Guest book, Rubenstein Bros.

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00007
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1976-1982
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00007
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Notes
Used by the company during trade shows.
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Business card, Rubenstein Bros.

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1935
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00008
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.001
Language
English
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Newspaper and trade articles, Rubenstein Bros.

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Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Fonds No.
1357; 00009
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rubenstein Brothers Company Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual records
Date
1964-2014
Fonds No.
1357
File No.
00009
Storage Location
2-5F
Ctn.002
Language
English
Accession No.
15-005
Subjects
Rubenstein Bros. Co., Ltd.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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