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Climbers on Siwash Rock, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts climbers on Siwash Rock. According to Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) legend, Siwash Rock is the transformed body of a Skwxwú7mesh man who asked the great Transformer Q'uas for nothing more than prosperity for his people. Q'uas transformed him to rock so that he could serve as an indestructible monument to selflessness.

Large rock formation with wide base in water; small waves crashing against base; small sapling growing on top of formation; four climbers using ropes at various heights on formation; boat with white sail in background

Dr. David Aberle

Oral history interview with Dr. David Aberle. The interview contains discussions of Dr. Aberle's non-Jewish upbringing, anthropological fieldwork with the Navajo. It includes his experience with Sen. McCarthy accusing him of being a Soviet spy during the Red Scare, his time in the army during the Second World War surveying the results of the strategic bombings of Japan and Germany. Dr. Aberle is the founder of the Jews for a Just Peace. He worked at the University of Michigan and University of British Columbia in the anthropology department.

Leonard Frank Photos studio fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1985.001
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1944]

The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photos studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photos studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, shipping, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.

Frank, Leonard

Miriam Matoff

Oral history interview with Miriam Matoff who was born in England, 1906. Mother’s father was Rabbi Barnett Mordechai Sheinman, born in Jerusalem. Miriam‘s husband Conrad, grew up in Montreal but was born in England. Miriam works for the Louis Briar Home and was involved in National Council of Jewish Women.

Siwash Rock, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts Siwash Rock. According to Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) legend, Siwash Rock is the transformed body of a Skwxwú7mesh man who asked the great Transformer Q'uas for nothing more than prosperity for his people. Q'uas transformed him into rock so that he could serve as an indestructible monument to selflessness.

Large, rugged rock pillar position just off of shoreline; small sapling growing on top of rock; small waves crashing around base of rock.

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