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Shenkman Family fonds

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
object
Physical Description
multiple media
Fonds No.
I0220
Scope and Content
Photographs: 1 photograph : b&w of Joe and second cousin, Miriam - May 11, 1944. Taken on Bell Street, Ottawa (1-205). 1 photograph : b&w of Dora Shenkman (1-310). 1 photograph : col. of Joe Shenkman, April 13, 1992 (1-399). 1 photograph : b&w of Abraham Shenkman, Deceased at age 16 (1-073-06). 1 p…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
object
Physical Description
multiple media
Scope and Content
Photographs: 1 photograph : b&w of Joe and second cousin, Miriam - May 11, 1944. Taken on Bell Street, Ottawa (1-205). 1 photograph : b&w of Dora Shenkman (1-310). 1 photograph : col. of Joe Shenkman, April 13, 1992 (1-399). 1 photograph : b&w of Abraham Shenkman, Deceased at age 16 (1-073-06). 1 photograph : b&w of Dora Shenkman, Taken on Sweetland Avenue, Ottawa (1-073-07). 1 photograph : b&w of Dora Shenkman (see 1-073-08). 1 photograph : b&w of Max Shenkman standing outdoors in the snow (1-073-09). 1 photograph : b&w graduation of Sam Shenkman (1-073-10). 1 photograph : b&w of a trophy won by Abe Shenkman from Adath Jeshurun for one year of good attendance at shul - 1925 (1-073-11). 1 photograph : b&w of Joe Shenkman as a fire prevention officer at Rockcliffe Airport, with a group of men in a fire truck - 1942 (1-073-12). There are two copies of this photo. 1 photograph : b&w of Max and Dora Shenkman on their 25th wedding anniversary in 1930 (1-015). 1 photograph : b&w in a card frame, "Benny," 1922. (not scanned) Envelope containing 22 photographs : col. (not scanned) Assortment of family photographs [192- to 194-?] labeled as being linked to the Shenkman family but not of Ottawa significance. Some photos were taken in Toronto and some in Montreal. Pictured are Joe, Sam, Dora and Ben Shenkman, as well as extended family members including Adele Rother (cousin), Irving Shenkman and Major Samuel Shenkman (Joe's brothers), Thea Tyler Shenkman, Maxine Riki Shenkman. Also included is Maxine's birth announcement card along with a hand-written note from Thea in Hebrew or Yiddish. English translation present on recto of note. (These items are not scanned). Textual Records: A few pages of hand-written notes on the life of Joe Shenkman. Photocopied article and photo mentioning Joe Shenkman's farm - From the Weekly Advance, July 1990 - "Second Kemptville Cubs Plant Trees for Canada". Naturalization certificate for Max Shenkman - July 28, 1922 (1-073-01 and 1-073-02). Application for Dora Shenkman for Nonimmigrant Visa - Dec 21, 1943 (1-073-03 and 1-073-04). Letter addressed to "Sister Shenkman", written by Rene Goldberg, Secretary of B'nai B'rith Women's Auxiliary, Lodge no. 62 - Dec 6, 1939 (1-073-05). Dora Shenkman's Canadian Passport - 1941. Jewish National Fund, Tree Fund Certificate for five trees - Inscribed in the name of Mr. and Mrs. Shenkman on their 25th wedding anniversary by the Lillian Freiman Chapter of Hadassah (1-1001). Certificate presented to Dora Shenkman from the Struck Villa Technical School in Palestine - Mizrachi Women's Organization of Canada (1-1002-01). Jewish National Fund Certificate presented to Dora Shenkman in appreciation of services to Hadassah (1-1002-02). Objects: 14 Kippot from various weddings and bar mitzvas. 1 painting on paper presented to Mr. and Mrs. Shenkman by the B'nai B'rith Ottawa Lodge, on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversary - 1930 (1-1003).
Date
[192-] to 1992
Fonds No.
I0220
History Biographical
Max Shenkman came to Canada in 1892. With little knowledge of English he found work assisting in the construction of the inter-provincial bridge spanning Ottawa to Hull (now Gatineau). He turned to peddling with a horse and wagon for his livelihood until he secured a job with the public works department in 1910. Max married Dora Slack in 1905. Dora played a strong and active role in the small Jewish community. She was an ardent worker and a founding member of Hadassah, B'nai B'rith, and the Sisterhood of the Adath Jeshurun Congregation. Max was also an active member of the community. Max died February 12, 1941. Max and Dora raised four sons; Benjamin Paul, Samuel, Abraham Irving and Harold Joe. The youngest, Harold (Joe) served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. He worked with the department of Agriculture for 33 years. He met Belle Gubler, a pianist, during a recital at Chateau Laurier and they married in 1949. They had two children together, son William and daughter Dasha. Joe and Belle divorced in 1960 and Joe then married Louise Popplau. In 1975 he retired to his country home on the Rideau River. Joe and his brothers attended Lisgar Collegiate and in 1993, in their memory, Joe established the Shenkman Award for Business Studies. He also created the Max and Dora Shenkman Memorial Fund, the Abraham Irving Shenkman Yiddish Scholarship Fund and the Ottawa Historical Society Fund. Joe was fond of and donated generously to the YM-YWCA and the Boys and Girls Club. "He was a very quiet person, a lot of his donations were anonymous," said his son William. Joe was a real estate magnate, earning a multi-million dollar fortune. He died March 15, 1998.
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Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Max and Dora Shenkman and family on their 25th wedding anniversary.

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-015
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
1930
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-015
Conservation
Photograph is creased along its top right half and has a small crack in the emulsion along the right hand side of the image.
Notes
L-R: Samuel Shenkman, Max Shenkman,Dora (Slack) Shenkman, Harold (Joe) Shenkman, Benjamin Paul Shenkman holding Frances, Clara Shenkman, and Jean Shenkman.
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Naturalization certificate for Max Shenkman.

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 certificate
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-01
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 certificate
Date
July 28, 1922
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-01
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Back of Naturalization certificate for Max Shenkman.

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-02
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-02
Notes
1. See front of certificate at 1-073-01.
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Application for Dora Shenkman for Nonimmigrant Visa.

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
textual record
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-03
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
textual record
Date
December 21, 1943
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-03
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Back of application for Dora Shenkman for Nonimmigrant Visa.

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-04
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
December 21, 1943
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-04
Notes
1. See front of application at 1-073-03.
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Letter addressed to "Sister Shenkman"

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
textual record
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-05
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
textual record
Date
December 6, 1939
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-05
Physical Condition
Letter has been mounted to a board.
Conservation
Four adhesive backed pieces of Velcro on the back of the mount should be removed.
Notes
Letter is written by Rene Goldberg, Secretary of B'nai B'rith Women's Auxiliary, Lodge no. 62.
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Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Abraham Shenkman

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-06
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
[192-?]
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-06
Notes
Abraham died at age 16.
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Dora Shenkman.

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-07
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
[193-?]
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-07
Notes
Possibly taken on taken Sweeltand Avenue, Ottawa.
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Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Dora (Slack) Shenkman

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Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
I0220; OJA 1-073-08
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Shenkman Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Date
[193-?]
Fonds No.
I0220
Item No.
OJA 1-073-08
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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