Press clippings and articles on human rights. Political flyers about his election campaign.
History / Biographical
Kalmen Kaplansky was born in 1912. Among the many posts he held, he was associate secretary of the National Committee on Human Rights and director of the Department of International Affairs of Canadian Labour Congress; national director of the Jewish Labour Committee of Canada; and alternate member, Canadian National Commission for UNESCO. He ran as the CCF candidate in the 1944 provincial election and the 1950 federal by-election. Kaplansky was a member of the Order of Canada. He passed away on Dec. 10, 1997, International Human Rights Day.