Undated letter from 1916 from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Private Seidelaman's family members in Vancouver (although it seems that the letter is directed more to his mother) . Letter describes Private Seidelman's train journey from Vancouver to Manitoba, and Manitoba's intense weather. Private Seidelman also mentions upon arriving at Camp Hughes, he and his fellow soldiers were received by the Duke of Connaught.
Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated May 7, 1917. Sent from "Some other place in France this time" to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. Private Seidelman reports that he is a hospital recovering from shrapnel wounds to his right leg. He also mentions the murder of Chief of Police, McLennan, presumably of Vancouver.
"D Company" feature includes a history of the company, a list of members, company notes, and photographs. Photograph of battalion may be similar to a photograph mentioned in August 1916 letter (File 2, item 4).
A greeting card in celebration of Rosh Hashanah on August 20, 1893. Sent by unknown sender from Winnipeg. On page 1 (front) of card, there are English, German, Hebrew, and Yiddish words, as well as an image of "Baron De Hirsh". The handwritten message in the pages of the card seems to be in a combination of Hebrew and Yiddish. There is also a Congress stamp at the top left corner of page 4. Card is meant to be read from right to left (in accordance with Hebrew and Yiddish language).
A programme of Oliver Goldsmith's play, "She Stoops to Conquer", held at Britannia High School on April 27 and 28, 1917. On page 3 of programme, Mr. Seidelman is listed as the agriculturalist in the "Science Super Six" group.