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Dovid Kunigis Fonds

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Collection
Dovid Kunigis Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.13 m textual records
Fonds No.
1302
Scope and Content
Consists of materials mainly related to Yiddish education in Canada including sample tests and teaching instructions, Yiddish song sheets, documentation on Yiddish schools and Camp Naivelt as well as newspaper clippings and teaching aids.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Dovid Kunigis Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.13 m textual records
Scope and Content
Consists of materials mainly related to Yiddish education in Canada including sample tests and teaching instructions, Yiddish song sheets, documentation on Yiddish schools and Camp Naivelt as well as newspaper clippings and teaching aids.
Date
c.1947-2000
Fonds No.
1302
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
Dovid Kunigis was born in Lithuania in 1923 to Aaron Kunigis and Sarah Applebaum. Throughout his life Mr. Kunigis had numerous careers: service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II, a Yiddish teacher and school principal, restauranteur, taxi driver, and train conductor. Mr. Kunigis' passion however was dedicated to the preservation, education and celebration of the Yiddish language and culture.
Language
Yiddish
English
Subjects
Yiddish
Jewish studies
Education - Jews
Education, Elementary
Kunigis, Dovid
Camp Naivelt (Ontario)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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