Spiral-bound book The Kastner and Ostrov Family History Book, 2006. Spiral-bound book The Garbarski Family History and Genealogy, 2006. Addition 2007: Spiral-bound The Altman and Levitt Family History, 2007. Spiral-bound two Abramovitz-Gelbart family accounts complementing each other: My Family, an…
Spiral-bound book The Kastner and Ostrov Family History Book, 2006. Spiral-bound book The Garbarski Family History and Genealogy, 2006. Addition 2007: Spiral-bound The Altman and Levitt Family History, 2007. Spiral-bound two Abramovitz-Gelbart family accounts complementing each other: My Family, an oral family history by Miriam Abramovitz Gelbart, recorded by M. Kastner in several interviews, and My Life Story, a handwritten account by Joe Gelbart, begun on May 1, completed on May 30, 1986. Addition 2008: Commemorative booklets for the opening of the Hebrew Educational Institute of Montreal on May 31, 1931, and the Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue of Windsor, Ontario, on May 25, 1930, as well as a spiral-bound history of the Kussner family by Merle Kastner, 2007, containing family trees and illustrations of photos and documents from Montreal, Philadelphia and Bessarabia.Addition 2009: My Nathanson and Mendelssohn Family - Romania and Canada family history, illustrated. Addition 2010: Illustrated spiral bound self published booklet My Denenberg - Goldberg Family, 2009. The Hart Family Book by Merle Kastner, February 2010.Addition 2011: Illustrated spiral bound self published booklet by Merle Kastner My parents, Miriam and Morty Kastner, Loving Memories by their daughter, Merle Kastner, May 2011. My Kastner - Ostfeld family (about the families of Mayer Moshe and Shaindel Kastner, The Singer and Fox branch of the Altman family Addition 2012: Illustrated spiral bound self published booklet by Merle Kastner: My Kussner and Miller family, about family members who came from Bessarabia via USA to Ontario.
2006 - 2012.
Merle Kastner is a Genealogy researcher and lecturer, and a writer of family history books. She also conducts seminars. She researches all facets of genealogy, including multiple projects, programming of lectures, workshops, and seminars, and formulating family history books. She maintains membership photo albums for a special interest group website and has collected and assembled group members' traditional and ethnic recipes, with accompanying photographs and personal stories and descriptions, for online recipe books.
The collection was donated by Merle KASTNER starting on Feb. 21 and continuing to the present.
Alpha-numeric designations: P07/03, P07/03 add, P08/05, P09/19, P11/05, P11/18, and P12/03.Associated material: P0207 - Nathanson family collection.General note: Family and immigration history.