Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : B&W, purple ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
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July 23, 1921
1 page, double-sided. On recto is a b&w outdoor group photograph of children, teenagers and young adults on and in front of a verandah jutting out of a sloped-roof building. The youngest children are sitting on the ground, and the eldest are sitting on the edge of the porch. A white pennant flag waves on the left side of the group. On the right of the building, two shuttered windows are opened, with youths leaning outside. 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.