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Helen Rosen (Grunbaum)

Oral history interview with Helen (nee Grunbaum) Rosen. Helen volunteered by teaching remedial reading through the Council of Jewish Women. Worked for Red Cross for 25 years in a variety of roles: circulating nurse, Blood Bank and took in a foster child.

Franka Gaerber

Oral history interview with Fanka Gaerber who was born 1913 in Stanislav, Galicia. She recounts her experiences of being Jewish in Eastern Europe during the 30's, 40's, escaping the holocaust and the endless terror of years of war.

Sally Tall

Oral history interview with Sally Tall who was born in Austria in 1900. Sally was involved in the Hadassah in Montreal and volunteer Jewish General Hospital during WWII.

Leon Braverman

Oral history interview with Leon Braverman who was born in Ganchasti, Bessarbia in 1890. He learned to be a watchmaker in Russia. Started his own watchmaking business which collapsed, he than worked at Birks jewelry store in Vancouver, than Miller's Jewelers.

Max Dodek

Oral history interview with Max Dodek who was born in 1900, in the shtetl of Karalufka, some 200 miles outside of Vienna, Austria.

Esther Levi

Oral history interview with Esther Levi (nee Liman) who was originally from Czernowitz, Austria and moved to Balgonie, Saskatchewan. She lived in Vancouver with her first husband and later moved to Victoria. Esther was involved with the Hadassah Bazaar, Jewish Community Centre, and Louis Brier Home.

Interview with Harold Wodlinger

  • 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.19.80-04
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  • May 27, 1980
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An interview with Harold Wodlinger who was born in Manitoba in 1890. He worked as a telegraph operator before joining the Canadian Army in the Artillery Corps and after he left. Harold bought a business in Leask, Saskatchewan from and Englishman and ran it for thirty years, though he also ran a farm in Leask raising cattle. Harold’s daughter Helen was in Vancouver so they decided to move to Vancouver in the 1970's. The interview is an in depth recount of the Wodlinger family history since arriving in Canada in the 1880's.

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