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Dressmaker/ Tailor Project

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn54044
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZA 1950; ZA 1950-4-32
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZA 1950
File No.
ZA 1950-4-32
Subjects
Dressmaker/ Tailor Project
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Exterior view, Shalinsky Custom Tailor, Saint George Street (now Jeanne-Mance), Montreal

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn87630
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 11.5 x 16 cm ; b&w
025164
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 11.5 x 16 cm ; b&w
Date
1915
Item No.
025164
Storage Location
PC
Material Details
Photo glued to mat
Notes
Formerly located on Dorchester street. Mr. Shalinsky can be seen standing outside his shop. Occupying the commercial space on the left is J. Kaminetsky shoes and boots. [Corner of Ste Catherine and Jeanne-Mance?] See PR 015440 for alternative view
Subjects
Montreal (Quebec) - Buildings, structures, etc.
Montreal (Quebec) - Street scenes
Buildings
Buildings (Montreal)
Shalinsky, J.
Tailors
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
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Exterior views of the new home of J. Shalinsky Ltd (established 1885) -- tailors for men -- in the Hochelaga Bank building, 361 St. Catherine Street West -- formerly of Dorchester West.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38891
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm [with mat]
Fonds No.
1034; 015440
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm [with mat]
Fonds No.
1034
Item No.
015440
Storage Location
PC
Notes
glued to mat
Subjects
Tailors
Buildings
Shalinsky, J.
Stores and shops.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
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Helfield/Gallay Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn16735
Collection
Helfield/Gallay Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.33m textual records ; 200 photographs ; 60 artefacts
Scope and Content
Series 1 and series 2 include textual records arranged chronologically. Series 3 consists of group photographs related to Wilfred Gallay’s professional life and a group of family snapshots dating mostly from the 1920s. Series 4 consists of religious objects, and kitchen and tailoring artefact…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Helfield/Gallay Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.33m textual records ; 200 photographs ; 60 artefacts
Scope and Content
Series 1 and series 2 include textual records arranged chronologically. Series 3 consists of group photographs related to Wilfred Gallay’s professional life and a group of family snapshots dating mostly from the 1920s. Series 4 consists of religious objects, and kitchen and tailoring artefacts documenting the spiritual, domestic and professional life of members of the Helfield and Gallay families over more than a century.
Date
ca189[?]-ca198[?]
Storage Location
Bay 3
History Biographical
Tylia Helfield Tylia Helfield was born in Montreal in 1934. She received her (BFA) from Concordia University in. She is a writer, printmaker and artist. Eric Sidney Helfield Eric Sidney Helfield was born in Montreal in 1931. (where he lived and went to school) He was awarded a Bachelor’s degree in 1952 and a (BCL, 1955) from McGill University. He was a barrister and served for 14 years, between 1976 and 1990, as councilor of the former City of Côte-Saint-Luc. Eric Helfield died 3 October 1992 in Montreal. Marks Ellis Marks Ellis was born in Lithuania in 1873. A tailor by trade, he immigrated via London to Montreal in 1895, accompanied by his wife Mary. He established Bellingham Cleaners in the 1930s, at the corner of Bellingham and Maplewood streets (now rue Vincent-d’Indy and boulevard Edouard-Montpetit) and operated the business for two years. He worked as a tailor during the Second World War for Sterling Clothing on Park Avenue, and at Scott’s Clothing. In 1927, Ellis was involved in the founding of the United Commercial Loan Syndicate, formed by Jewish businessmen who gave loans at low interest rates to Jewish immigrants. He was also one of the founders of the Congregation Shaare Zedek in Montreal. He retired in 1956 at the age of 82 and died in Montreal on 26 December 1965. Ellis was the maternal grandfather of Eric Helfield. Children: Barnett, Mildred, Samuel. Brother of Bluma Ellis. Wilfred Gallay (Dr) Wilfred Gallay was born 10 June 1906 in Hawkesbury, Ontario. He went to elementary school and later obtained a First Class Teacher’s Certificate in Calgary, Alberta. Gallay studied chemistry at McGill University in Montreal, and was awarded a Ph.D. in 1930. He carried out post-doctoral research at the University of Leipzig and at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin, Germany. On his return to Canada, he worked at the National Research Council in Ottawa, becoming head of the Section on Colloids and Plastics. From 1944 to 1953, he was a consultant to Canadian and American firms and from 1953 until his retirement in 1971, he was Director of Research and Member of the Board of Directors of the E. B. Eddy Company in Hull, Quebec. In the course of his career, Gallay published some 85 scientific papers chiefly in the field of colloid or surface chemistry and was the recipient of several fellowships, awards and honours, including the Bolton Award the Technical Section Medal from the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, and the Plummer Medal of the Engineering Institute of Canada. Gallay was also involved with several scientific organizations and served namely on various committees of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association and as Secretary General of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. He was a prominent member of the Jewish community in Ottawa. Wilfred Gallay married Birdie Silver in 19xx, and was the father of Tylia Helfied. He died in Toronto.
Language
English, Yiddish, Hebrew
Custodial History
Donated by Tilya Helfield
Notes
Further accurals expected.
Subjects
Helfield family
Helfield, Tilya
Gallay family
Furriers
Fur trade
Tailors
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Immigration - Tailor project

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn56098
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZA-S 1966; ZA-S 1966-8-2
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZA-S 1966
File No.
ZA-S 1966-8-2
Subjects
Immigration - Tailor project
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Interior, J. Shalinsky Limited Tailors for Men, in the Hochelaga Bank Building, 361 St. Catherine Street West. The decorating which is of an exclusive design was done by R. Shapiro. The interior woodwork being fitted and installed by the Colonial Store & Office Co.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38251
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 20 cm
Fonds No.
1034; 015339
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 20 cm
Date
1923
Fonds No.
1034
Item No.
015339
Storage Location
PC
Notes
Identified on verso as "the new home" of Shalinsky Tailors, formerly located on Dorchester West (established 1885).
Subjects
Tailors
Shalinsky, J.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
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Interior snapshot of two men, one seated at a sewing machine, the other standing over his work. Workmen's Circle of Montreal.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn73670
Collection
Workmen's Circle of Montreal Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.0 x 7.2cm
Fonds No.
1050; 1050_0006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Workmen's Circle of Montreal Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.0 x 7.2cm
Date
[1947 or 1948]
Fonds No.
1050
Item No.
1050_0006
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
Inscribed verso: Cooper / Shein / 1947-48 / [illegible] BLASKZKO Beth Bialk Holl 11 / Salzburg
Subjects
Workmen's Circle [Montreal].
Workmen's Circle of Montreal
Labour
Tailors
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Interior views of the new home of J. Shalinsky Ltd (established 1885) -- tailors for men -- in the Hochelaga Bank building, 361 St. Catherine Street West -- formerly of Dorchester West.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38803
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 19.5 cm
Fonds No.
1034; 015439
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Allan Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 19.5 cm
Fonds No.
1034
Item No.
015439
Storage Location
PC
Notes
Title taken from typewritten memo affixed to verso, which continues: "The decorating which is of an exclusive design was done by R. Shapiro. The interior woodwork being fitted and installed by the Colonial Store & Office Co."
Subjects
Tailors
Shalinsky, J.
Stores and shops.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
Less detail

Jewish Labour Committee Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn68993
Collection
Jewish Labour Committee Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.9 m of textual records
Fonds No.
1023
Scope and Content
This fond consists mainly of working documents such as correspondence and financial papers, predominantly from the late 1940s to the 1970s. The documents deals with the advocacy activities of the JLC such as bringing refugees over to Montreal and later raising money to aid Pakistani refugees. Hig…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Labour Committee Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.9 m of textual records
Scope and Content
This fond consists mainly of working documents such as correspondence and financial papers, predominantly from the late 1940s to the 1970s. The documents deals with the advocacy activities of the JLC such as bringing refugees over to Montreal and later raising money to aid Pakistani refugees. Highlights of the fonds include correspondence between David Lewis, then secretary of the CCF, his father Moishe Lewis, and Kalman Kaplansky, both labour leaders in Montreal’s Workmen’s Circle and JLC.
Fonds No.
1023
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
In 1934, leaders in the International Ladies Garment Workers’ Union, the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the Workmen’s Circle, the Jewish Daily Forward Association, the Jewish Socialist Verband and others gathered in New York’s lower east side to form the Jewish Labor Committee. The formation of the JLC was in response to the ever-growing threat of fascism in Europe. The group publicly campaigned to raise awareness of the plight of European Jewry, raised funds for partisan fighters, brought over thousands of political and cultural leaders – both Jews and non-Jews, and immediately after the war assisted in relief efforts and provided support in bringing over refugees. Jewish Labour Committees both in the United States and Canada extended their wartime work in the 1950s by campaigning against discrimination among workers as well as human rights activism on a global scale. In Montreal, the Jewish Labour Committee actively participated in pressuring the government to adopt human rights legislation at the provincial level. In 1947, the Canadian government selected two members of the JLC, Bernard Shane and Maurice Silcoff, to travel to Europe to select skilled immigrants as refugees. Both men were temporarily named colonels of the Canadian army so that they could travel more easily across war ravaged Europe. The task of bringing over skilled garment workers to Canada was no mean feat but the efforts had far reaching implications since workers were then able to bring over family members. The Jewish Labor Committee of Canada Bulletin for 1975, on reporting the death of Bernard Shane, placed the number of families brought to Canada through the work of the JLC at over 2,000.
Language
English
Yiddish
French
Access Restriction
Some material restricted due to privacy.
Related Material
Workmen's Circle Fonds
CCF Fonds (Small Collections)
Lea Roback Fonds
Accession No.
00-078
Subjects
Labour
Labour and labouring classes
Labour leaders
Labour movement
Displaced persons
Refugee camps.
Tailors
Jewish Labour Committee (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Men's [Pearly] hat

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn72740
Collection
Levy Family Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
1 hat : cotton, pearl, plastic ; 27.0cm x 22.5cm
Fonds No.
1294; 1294_0047
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Levy Family Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
1 hat : cotton, pearl, plastic ; 27.0cm x 22.5cm
Date
[between 1950 and 1970]
Fonds No.
1294
Item No.
1294_0047
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
Handsewn design using buttons
Subjects
Levy Family
Tailors
Clothing and dress.
Social Benefit Society
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
Images
Less detail

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