Reports and articles on Immigration, citizenship, demography, human rights, anti-Semitism. Film portrait on the Canadian Jewish experience. Reports on Canadian Jewish Congress plenary assemblies, National Conference on Yiddish, American Joint Distribution Committee Conference, World Jewish Congress…
Reports and articles on Immigration, citizenship, demography, human rights, anti-Semitism. Film portrait on the Canadian Jewish experience. Reports on Canadian Jewish Congress plenary assemblies, National Conference on Yiddish, American Joint Distribution Committee Conference, World Jewish Congress and Canadian Jewish Congress memos and varia. Tributes and awards from Kiwanis Club and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, etc. Studies. Speeches. Article about Jews in Quebec in Institute of Jewish Affairs. The Golden Land edited by A. Eiseberg. The Handsome Young Priest by J.R. Marcus. Articles in Viewpoints and other magazines. Autobiography, memoirs on cassette tape are stored separately in SC collection, with transcripts. (Addition) Includes papers from Saul Hayes about civil code research, CJC work during WWII, post-retirement work, autobiography notes. Beatrice Hayes refugee and NCJW work post-WWII. Some sketches in pen are included among the papers.
History / Biographical
Born on May 28, 1906, Saul Hayes graduated in law from McGill University in 1932. He began working with the United Jewish Relief Agencies of Canada (UJRA) in 1938 and was director of the agency from 1940. In 1942 he became executive director of Canadian Jewish Congress, to which he was devoted even in his retirement years, until his death in 1980. During his tenure as director of CJC, Hayes was a representative of the United Jewry Delegations, Second Conference of UNRRA, 1944; the San Francisco Conference on International Security, 1945; and the Paris Conference on Peace Treaties, 1946. His wife, Beatrice Hayes, was an artist as well as a community worker. She died in 1998. Marilyn was their only child.
Donated by Marilyn Hayes. Additions donated in May 1998 at the time of the sale of the Hayes house following the death of Beatrice Hayes. Marilyn Hayes still has poems, and other writings by B. Hayes, as well as Jewish fraternity memorabilia. She may donate additions later.
P98/02.Autobiography is semi-restricted; requires permission of daughter, Marilyn Hayes.CJC Staff records DA 3 (1.3 m.), also CJC Central Files.Includes a biography from Who's Who of 1980.