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Interview with Sam Rothstein

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.70-06
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  • June 21, 1969
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An Interview with Sam Rothstein whose family came to Vancouver before World War I and settled in the Strathcona neighborhood. Sam took a PhD in Librarianship in California, and took a job at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He was involved in the Waldman Library and the Beth Israel Library.

Izzy Fraeme

Oral history interview with Izzy Fraeme, who was born 1918 in Oradea, Romania, a predominantly Jewish population city. Izzy was drafted by the Romanian military in 1938. He was demobilized when Hungary and Romania negotiated territory and Oradea was transferred to Hungary. Later he was mobilized into the Hungarian army. Izzy and his wife emigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1948.

Jessie Anne Allman

Oral history interview with Jessie Anne Allman. Jessie worked for 'Children's Aid Society' and the Hadassah, helping to establish over 20 new chapters in Vancouver and Saskatchewan. Worked with the Jewish Family Service Agency.

Jessie's mother started the 'Quick Help Society' and was a member of the Hadassah.

Joseph and Rose Youngson

Oral history interview with Joseph and Rose Youngson. Joseph was born outside of Vilna in 1904 while Rose was born in England. Joseph emigrated to Canada in 1922 to avoid conscription. He taught Hebrew for a number of years across the prairies.

Josephine Lancaster and Daisy Minchin

Oral history interview with Josephine Lancaster and Daisy Minchin, cousins, both were born in Victoria, in 1893 and 1892 respectively. The cousins recall the communities reaction, demolishing a number of Jewish businesses, to the sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915; because Victoria's Jewish community consisted of mainly Germans and Englishmen, when they found out that Lieutenant James Dunsmuir, Jr., Robert Dunsmuir's son, has perished. Josephine is a member of the Victoria Chapter Hadassah while Daisy is associated with B'nai B'rith Auxiliary in San Francisco, in L.A. divisional president of Council of Jewish Women; Florence past president of B'nai B'rith.

Joshua Checov

Oral history interview with Joshua Checov who was born in 1891 in a small village in Russia. He was the only member of his family to serve in the Russian army during the First World War. Mr. Checov met Czar Nicholas during his time in the army. Later when he emigrated to Canada he spent a great deal of effort working across numerous organizations; Anti-Defamation League, Histadrut, etc and was a active supporter of Zionism.

Judy Zaitzow

Oral history interview with Judy Zaitzow who was born in Vancouver. Her Grandfather William Seidelman was a postmaster and a shochet. Judy discusses her family history in detail through her Grandparents, parents, brother and sisters. Judy volunteers time with the Beth Israel school board, Hadassah, was door-to-door volunteer for Mothers March (forerunner of United Way), and for Heart & Stroke fund.

Margaret Libbert

Oral history interview with Margaret Libbert who was born in the former Moravian capital of Brno in 1928, than part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Margaret discusses the challenges her family faced having to uproot themselves and relocate to England when Germany invaded Austria in 1938. The family landed in Montreal initially but travelled by train and arrived in Vancouver by 1940. Margaret studied International Relations and Russia at UBC, she was on the Students Council and first woman elected President of Literary and Scientific executive at UBC. She than worked for the government of Canada.

Mariette Doduck

Oral history interview with Mariette Doduck who was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1935. She is involved in the Holocaust Outreach Program.

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