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July - 1968 [Phoenix]

Photograph depicts Alec Jackson and others posing with a newly received award at a convention in Phoenix in 1968.

July - 1968 [Phoenix]

Photograph depicts Alec Jackson presenting awards to a group of unidentified men at a convention in Phoenix in 1968.

Nancy Halpern

Oral interview with Nancy Halpern. Interviewed by Samantha Stokell for SLAIS Oral History class.

Nancy's father's family moved to Vancouver in 1906, when her father Norman Brown was less than six months old. She has stories of her own life in the Vancouver Jewish community and those of her grandparents and parents. She was involved in drama and theatre in the Vancouver and Spokane, WA areas, and worked as a librarian in Vancouver. She was also involved in creating the West Vancouver Jewish Community Association.

Nancy mentions her cousin's daughter, Barbara Liskov (née Huberman) from the States, a professor at MIT who was the first woman to graduate in Computer Science in the U.S., and who is a winner of the Turing Award.

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the keynote speaker at Bar-Ilan University's dinner and academic convocation

Photograph depicts (l-r) Elie Wiesel, Armand Hammer, and Blanca Roven Wintner at a Bar-Illan University convocation.
Caption: "Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel (left) was the keynote speaker at Bar-Ilan University's dinner and academic convocation in Los Angeles last week. With him are Armand Hammer, honorary dinner chairman, and Blanca Roven Wintner, vice president of the West Coast Friends of Bar-Ilan University. Mrs. Wintner was awarded an honorary doctorate by the university at the dinner, which was attended by 800 friends and supporters of BIU. 1/87."
Written on verso: Feb. 16, 1989 JWB.

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