Photograph : Paper : b&w ; Ht: 5 1/4 in. x W: 3 3/8 in.
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[Prior to 1939]
b&w, outdoor. A man, Avrum Katz, is shown here using surveying equipment to guide construction along with the man in charge of blueprint and the geometre both seen in the background. Narrative: Awrum Katz was the donor's father. Born in 1892, Awrum was married to Rebecca Pfeffer. He worked as a civil engineer. They moved to England in 1939, with their children Rose and Moshe. From England they travelled to New York to attend the World Fair. They were denied citizenship in the USA and later settled in Montreal. Avrum worked as a peddler and attended university at night to become a civil engineer. He died in 1942.