0.67 metres of textual records. - 248 photographs. - 13 engravings.
Scope and Content
Scrapbooks of clippings, tribute letters and photos from various Jewish organizational events. Patches, plaques, program books, newspapers and magazines, awards and certificates. (mainly 1960s)
History / Biographical
Born in Warsaw, in 1911, Henry Blatt emigrated to Canada with his family in 1926, first to Sonnenfeld Colony in Saskatchewan and then to Montreal two years later. They opened a small electrical business which grew into a variety of stores and businesses. Henry Blatt was involved in many Jewish community organizations, notably B'nai Brith, CJA and the YM-YWHA. His wife Adele was also very active in many of the same organizations.
P93/02.Fonds consists mostly of clippings, publications and 13 plaques, 248 photographs (PC 15).