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 group portrait of three women and a man. At right, bearded bald man in formal dress sits with his elbow resting on a small circular wooden table. At left, a woman sits in a wooden chair resting her arms on the knee of a woman perched behind her. At centre, a third woman stands behind the table, wearing a wide-brimmed dark hat. In background is a paned window and draped curtains. 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.