Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Portrait of a young woman

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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, White, Black ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Photograph : Cardstock : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, White, Black ; Ht: 8,5 cm x W: 13,5 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
August 10, 1924
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Yiddish
Notes
1 page, double-sided. On recto is a b&w chest-length portrait of a young woman. She wears a dark top with short sleeves and a white necklace. 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.
Accession No.
2014.19.08
Name Access
Clamen, Miriam
Places
Bia?ystok, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
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