Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
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1 page, double-sided. On recto is a b&w indoor portrait of four young women, taken in a studio in front of a fake background of a forest. Two are sitting, with the other two standing behind with hands on their shoulders. All four women have their hair pinned up and wear long dark dresses with white lace collars and dark bows. On verso, handwritten Yiddish text. Document is a postcard. Narrative: The donors parents were Meilach Magid and Yocheved Bejlach, both teachers. They came to Canada in 1921, returned to Poland, and then settled in Canada in 1924. Meilach graduated from McGill in 1929. He was the principal of United Talmud Torah School and later founded Herzliah High School in 1946.