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Jewish Western Bulletin fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1995.006, A.2011.024
  • Fonds
  • 1897, 1925-

The fonds consists of a large portion of the photographic archives of the newspaper dating primarily from 1960 to 1990, microfilm copies of back issues including material published by predecessor community newspapers, and hard copies of recent "Bulletin" issues.

Jewish Western Bulletin

Jewish communities of British Columbia historical collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1858-2000]

The collection consists of documents and photographs intentionally assembled collection of discrete items documenting the following areas: the occupational pursuits of B.C. and Yukon Jewry; the organized religious life of Jews in B.C.; leisure activities; and the membership and good works of organizations formed to aid and represent the Jewish community, such as the National Council of Jewish Women. There is also a wide range of individual and family portraits, and photographs of headstones.

John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JMABC A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Collection
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

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

Minnie Toft (née Toban) fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2007.014
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-2005]

The fond consists of textual records and photographs related to Minnie Toban and later Minnie Toft, including recipes, certificates, correspondence, newspaper clippings, school certificate and report cards, material on congregation Schara Tzedeck, and other related ephemera.

Toft (née Toban), Minnie

Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams collection

  • CA JMABC A.2014.007
  • Collection
  • 1911, 1920-1967, predominantly 1921

The fonds consists of two series of love-letters written between Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams. These letters were written in 1921 between Vancouver (where Morris lived) and Montreal (where Rose lived). The fonds also includes a series of records created by the Soskin and Coleman families between 1921 and 1967. The fonds is predominantly correspondence but also includes newspaper and magazine clippings, postcards, photographs, and dried flowers.

Soskin (family)

Mountain View Cemetery Restoration Committee fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2015.018
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2015

The fonds consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, newspaper clippings, and photographs from the Mountain View Cemetery Restoration Committee (under the Schara Tzedeck Cemetery Board). The fonds includes extensive records of all Jewish families buried in the cemetery, including pictures of their gravestones before and after being restored, family trees, and copies of birth, immigration, marriage, and death certificates when available.

Mountain View Cemetery Restoration Committee

Murray Goldman fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2015.011
  • Fonds
  • 1995

The fonds consists of textual records, photographs and audio-visual material that documents the professional business life of Murray Goldman.

Murray Goldman

National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1998.009, A.2008.003, A.2013.014
  • Fonds
  • 1902-2004

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated mainly by the local section including: textual records; photographs; sound recordings; and moving images. Records generated by the National Council for Jewish Women Canada are included as the policies, procedures and activities of the local branch influenced, and were influenced by the larger administrative body. The records were generated by members of the Board of Directors and members at large. Series 1, minutes, contains a fairly complete record of proceedings from the 1950s to the 1990s while earlier minutes may be found embedded in Series 3, President’s subject files and Series 12, Program, project and subject files.

The fonds is arranged into 16 series: Minutes; Correspondence; President’s subject files; Annual reports; Local publications; Financial statements; Clippings; Directories; Membership lists; Ephemera; National publications; Program, project and subject files; Scrapbooks; Audio recordings; Moving Images; and Photographs.

National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section

Nemetz family fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2008.016, A.2011.018
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-2012]

The fonds consists of photographs and textual records from various members of the Nemetz family, including the Dayson family, the Barnett family, and the Fader family.

The fonds is arranged into four series: Nathan Nemetz scrapbooks and photograph albums (photocopies); Textual records; Photographs; Audio/Visual.

Nemetz (family)

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