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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

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)

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)

Tracy Ames collection

  • CA JMABC A.2001.001
  • Collection
  • 1916-1987

The fonds consist of correspondence, minutes, applications for funding, distribution lists, and draft material relating to the video. The fonds is arranged into 2 series: Photographs and sound recordings; and Research files.

Ames, Tracy

Vancouver Jewish Community Fund and Council fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1999.003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1982

The fonds consists of administrative files generated by Morris Saltzman and predecessors of the Jewish Community Fund and Council such as: minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, fundraising campaign files, and files of organizations who received funding; as well as census cards (potential donor information) and individual donations cards. Fonds also includes 4 photographs and 1 over-sized scrapbook.

The fonds is arranged into 7 series: Organizations; Administrative matters; Financial matters; Fundraising campaigns; Census cards: potential donors card catalogue; Individual donations card catalogue; and Photographs and scrapbooks.

Vancouver Jewish Community Fund and Council

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

Fred Schiffer Photography fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1999.021
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1938-1999

Fonds consists of approximately 100,000 photographs and 1 metre of textual records and artifacts. Fonds is arranged into three series: English period; Argentinian period; and Vancouver period.

Schiffer, Fred

Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2000

The fonds consists of some administrative and operational records for the Society, generated by Mr. Leonoff in his capacity as a director, an extensive collection of historical research material, as well as drafts and correspondence relating to publication of this historical research material in various monographs and articles.

Leonoff, Cyril E.

Ben Kopelow fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2014.016
  • Fonds
  • 1825, ca. 1930-2009

The fonds consists of business and family correspondence, production material, newspaper clippings, photographs and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into eight series: Dolly Halpern; Personal life; Vancouver Little Theater Association; Barnstomers; Theater Under the Stars; Pacific Shows Productions Limited; Watercolors; and Scrapbooks

Kopelow, Ben

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