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Agenda and driving licence, N. Benditsky.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71207
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 bound drivers licence, 1 notebook
Fonds No.
1295; 3; 00023
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 bound drivers licence, 1 notebook
Date
1943, 1946
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
3
File No.
00023
Storage Location
JPL
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Benditsky Family Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75323
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.17m of multiple media
Fonds No.
1295
Scope and Content
The Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs and ephemera related to the war time relationship and marriage of Nathan and Ruth Benditsky. The material focuses predominently on the years 1945 and 1946, during which the couple organizes their Manchester wedding and arranges Ruth's eventual immig…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.17m of multiple media
Scope and Content
The Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs and ephemera related to the war time relationship and marriage of Nathan and Ruth Benditsky. The material focuses predominently on the years 1945 and 1946, during which the couple organizes their Manchester wedding and arranges Ruth's eventual immigration to Canada.
Date
[between 1920 and 1985] predominent 1945-1946
Fonds No.
1295
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Benditsky Nathan Benditsky
Conservation
Photographs and negatives found among the textual material were placed into acid-free envelopes. A single film roll was cut for preservation and placed in flat 35mm negative files.
History Biographical
Nathan Benditsky was born in Montreal on June 28th, 1918. He was one of six children born to Israel and Esther Benditsky who had emigrated from Russia in 1908. After beginning to work in family's textile trimmings business, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 along with his two brothers Samuel and Rubin. Soon stationed overseas, he met Ruth Schrager and in October 1945, the two married in Manchester, England. Travelling back to Canada in 1946, Nathan Benditsky returned to the family business, Star Pleating Inc. Nathan ran the company alongisde his brother Samuel and father, Israel. The business continued into the late 1990's moving from Rue Alymer to Mount-Royal Avenue. Ruth Benditsky (nee Schrager) was born on May 10th, 1927 in Vienna. Her parents Mortiz and Rachel Schrager, and sister Mirjam Zimmerman (nee Schrager) moved to England in 1937. After marrying, Ruth Benditsky waited a number of months before recieving her travel arrangements from the Canadian Wives' Bureau. Alongside thousands of other women, she immigrated to Canada in July 1946. Numerous relationships were initiated during World War II between Canadian military personnel and citizens living in areas where the military was stationed. Though such relationships were officially discouraged by the military, many nonetheless resulted in marriage. In 1946 the majority of newly-wed women, and some men, travelled to Canada to join their partners following the war. The estimated 48,000 war brides that made the transatlantic trip represented a significant influx of new immigrants from Britian, as well as the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany. Once Ruth and Nathan Benditsky were reunited in Montreal, they worked to bring Ruth's family to North America. Moritz and Rachel Schrager, as well as Ruth's grandmother, Rivka Monath, settled in Montreal in the late 1940's. Ruth and Nathan Benditsky raised three children, Howard Benditsky, Suzan Baron and Naomi Benditsky. Ruth Benditsky died in 1980, survived by Nathan Benditsky, who died in 1999.
Language
English
Custodial History
This material was donated to the Jewish Public Library Archives by the Benditsky Family in 2012. The material of the Fonds was in the possesion of Nathan Benditsky until his death in 1999.
Notes
The Bendisky Family Fonds was initially recieved "unsorted". In October 2012 the fonds was physically arranged to reflect the Fonds' series, as no disernable original order could be established.
Access Restriction
Material in the Benditsky Fonds is restricted to researchers with academic affiliation. Please contact the Jewish Public Library Archives for further information.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
Textile industry -- Canada.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71199
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 greeting cards, 2 letters
Fonds No.
1295; 2; 00017
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 greeting cards, 2 letters
Date
1942 - 1943
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
2
File No.
00017
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
File includes greeting cards and letters addressed to Nathan Benditsky, with the exception of one letter addressed to Arch and Ethel.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71200
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
16 letters, 4 telegrams
Fonds No.
1295; 2; 00018
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
16 letters, 4 telegrams
Date
1945
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
2
File No.
00018
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
Correspondence largely addressed to Nathan Bendinsky with multiple letters from brother, Sam. File includes one letter addressed to Ruth from the Benditsky family. Also, one draft of a letter likely written by Nathan Benditsky asking his family to contact Ruth's.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
Military Personnel -- Canada.
World War, 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71201
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
6 letters, 4 telegrams
Fonds No.
1295; 2; 00019
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
6 letters, 4 telegrams
Date
1946
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
2
File No.
00019
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
File consists of letter and telegrams from various family members and friends addressed to both Nathan and Ruth Benditsky. Includes one draft of a letter written by Nathan to his parents.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
World War, 1939-1945
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence, N. Benditsky to R. Benditsky.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71169
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 letters
Fonds No.
1295; 1; 00007
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 letters
Date
February 1946
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
1
File No.
00007
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Benditsky Nathan Benditsky
Notes
Correspondence to Ruth Benditsky (Manchester, England) from Nathan Benditsky. Nathan preparing for trip to Southhampton, England, followed by sail to Halifax.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence, R. Benditsky and N. Benditsky.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71170
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
10 letters, 1 telegram, 3 addressed envelopes
Fonds No.
1295; 1; 00008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
10 letters, 1 telegram, 3 addressed envelopes
Date
March 3rd - 22nd, 1946
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
1
File No.
00008
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Benditsky Nathan Benditsky
Notes
Correspondence between Ruth Bentisky (Manchester, England) and Nathan Benditsky (various locations). Nathan travels by ship to Halifax. Includes one letter dated incorrectly for February, however postmarked March which corresponds with content.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
Military Personnel -- Canada.
World War, 1939-1945
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence, R. Schrager and Nathan Benditsky.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71166
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
11 letters
Fonds No.
1295; 1; 00004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
11 letters
Date
September 3rd-13th, 1945
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
1
File No.
00004
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Schrager Nathan Benditsky
Notes
Correspondence between Ruth Schrager (Manchester, England) and Nathan "Benny" Benditsky (Torquay, England). Letters mention wedding arrangements, particularly finding a hotel in London and includes note that photographs of Montreal family were orginally enclosed.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence, R. Schrager and N. Benditsky.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71163
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
7 letters
Fonds No.
1295; 1; 00001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
7 letters
Date
June 1945
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
1
File No.
00001
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Schrager
Notes
Correspondence from Ruth Schrager (Manchester, Enlgand) to Nathan "Benny" Benditsky (Torquay, England).
Subjects
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
Benditsky Family Fonds
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence, R. Schrager and N. Benditsky.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn71167
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
12 letters, 1 pressed flower
Fonds No.
1295; 1; 00005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Benditsky Family Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
12 letters, 1 pressed flower
Date
September 14th - 30th, 1945
Fonds No.
1295
Series No.
1
File No.
00005
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Ruth Schrager Nathan Benditsky
Notes
Correspondence between Ruth Schrager (Manchester, England) and Nathan "Benny" Benditsky (Torquay, England), prior to wedding.
Subjects
Benditsky Family Fonds
War brides
World War, 1939-1945
Military Personnel -- Canada.
Royal Canadian Air Force
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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