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JHSBC Oral History Collection Victoria
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Dr. Susan Roy

Oral interview with Dr. Susuan Roy. Interviewed by Alissa Cartwright and Kaitlin Findlay for University of Victoria Public History class project.Interview is about the desecration of the Emanu-El cemetary in Victoria in 2011; explores how the comm...

Horace Raphael

Oral history interview with Horace Raphael who was born in Vancouver, 1920. His grandfather was born in Germany, 1832, and his grandmother was born in Poland. While his mother was born in Winnipeg and his father was born in Poland but left for Van...

Janna Ginsberg

Interview with Janna Ginsberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Janna talks about her family's history and her experiences growing up with Jewish food. She describes her background in horticulture and talks extensively about...

Jeanette Nuttall

Oral history interview with Jeanette Nuttall who arrived in Victoria in June 1890 from Nottingham, England with her husband, Harry, who served in the Canadian army during the First World War. She was a member of Hadassah and B'nai B'rith...

Josephine Lancaster and Daisy Minchin

Oral history interview with Josephine Lancaster and Daisy Minchin, cousins, both were born in Victoria, in 1893 and 1892 respectively. The cousins recall the communities reaction, demolishing a number of Jewish businesses, to the sinking of the Lu...

Leah Levitt

Follow-up oral interview with Leah Levitt. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Leah talks about her extended family, education, and her involvement with B'nai Brith Girls and the National Council of Jewish Women.

Louis Sutker

Oral history interview with Louis Sutker who was born in 1943 in Georgia. Louis goes over his education and career as well as his children and Victoria's Jewish scene.

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 lif...

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