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[Spitzer family pre-WWI photo album]

Series contains material from a family photo album focused mostly on the Spitzer family, mostly pre-WWI. Series primarily consists of portraits on card photographs. Other material includes post-WWI photos and a holiday card. For preservation, all material was removed from the original photo album and placed in envelopes.

Lowy family

Series contains photographs of Fritz Lowy's (later Langer) side of the family. Photographs include portraits, vacation photos, and other family photos. Includes photographs of Fritz as a child and young adult before marriage to Olga Spitzer.

Spitzer family

Series contains photographs of Olga Spitzer's side of the family. Series mainly consists of portraits, but also includes travel photos, identity cards, and others. Includes photographs of Olga as a child and young adult before marriage to Fritz Langer.

Langer family

Series contains photographs and some letters of the Langer family, beginning with the marriage of Fritz and Olga. Materials were created on Fritz and Olga's travels before having children, in daily life in Vienna, throughout the family's journey to Canada through France and Palestine, in daily life in Vancouver, and when visiting family in St. Louis. Series also includes photographs of friends of the Langer family.

Bill Levine

Interview with Bill Levine. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Bill talks about his family's history, his childhood and education in Vancouver, and his career. He also talks about his late brother John Levine (d. April 17, 2012) who had owned and operated John's Pizzarama. Bill discusses his involvement in the community through organizations such as Jewish Committee Foundation and UBC Board of Governors among many others.

Ida Kaplan

Interview with Ida Kaplan. Interviewed by Irene Dodeck for The Scribe, 2018. Ida talks about her childhood, her escape from Poland in World War II, her new life in Vancouver, and her business, Kaplan's Deli and Catering.

Ida is assisted by her daughter Odie in recalling events throughout the duration of the interview.

Carla Nemiroff

Oral history interview with Carla (nee Malgena) Nemiroff who was born in Montreal in 1957, her parents had been born in Quebec in the 1930's. Carla's grandparents came from Austria and the Ukraine and left Europe for Canada due to the wars and pogroms in Europe.

Tessler, Ronnie

Jack Austin

Oral history interview with Jack Austin who was born in Calgary in 1932 and worked with the BC Liberal party with Arthur Liang on campaigns and on trade negotiations between Canada and US related to water. In Ottawa he worked with Paul Martin and Arthur Liang as well as Prime Ministers Pierre Elliot Trudeau and Jean Chretien in the energy and natural resources sector. He was awarded Mexico's Order of the Aztec Eagle for his services.

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