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Alfred Evans on Harry Evans

Oral history interview with Alfred Evans on Harry Evans, the latter of which who was born in 1878. Harry is one the the founding members of the Schara Tzedeck Synagogue in Vancouver.

Brett Silberg

Oral interview with Brett Silberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Brett talks about his family's history in South Africa, education, and the Apartheid. He arrived in Canada as a student before eventually immigrating and finding a renewed interest in Judaism.

Collector silo, Texada Mine, Texada Island, British Columbia

Photograph depicts Texada Mines Ltd. Texada Mines Ltd. was located on Texada Island, the largest of the Northern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. In 1876, a whaler discovered iron ore on the island and mining began. Texada Mines was open from 1952 to 1977.

Shot taken from hill overlooking loading area at Texada Mines Ltd.; two men stand on a conveyor crane over top of a collector silo, with two lower conveyors connecting to a building; other walkways and conveyors extend from the structures and along the waterfront to two loading docks.

David Kaplan

Oral interview with David Kaplan. Interviewed by Bill Gruenthal. David talks about his family's involvement with the steel industry and the Jewish Botanical Gardens. Eventually settling in Vancouver, David opened a very successful R&D tax consultation firm and later on became heavily involved with the Jewish Family Services Agency. He also discusses Jewish education in South Africa.

David Rubin

Oral history interview with David Rubin who was born in Transylvania, 1923. He was drafted into a working / bomb clearing battalion of the Hungarian Army in 1944. David chose to come to Canada in 1957 because he had heard it was the country of the future. The Canadian consulate chose Vancouver as his destination. Taught in Ottawa and was recommended to be the reader at Beth Israel Synagogue.

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