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Archivistische beschrijving
British Columbia
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Harry Smith

Oral history interview with Harry Smith who was born in Russia in 1896. When the family emigrated to Canada in 1905, their family name was changed to Shumacher. Harry with his family (married in 1918) to Vancouver in 1932 for the education of his...

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.

Gloria (Steinberg) Harris

Oral history interview with Gloria (Steinberg) Harris who was born in Vancouver in 1924. Her father served in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905).

Mollie (Mickelson) Klein

Oral history interview with Mollie Klein (nee Michelson) who was born in Edmonton, 1913. She had previously worked for the government as a secretary which was why she joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in Toronto, 1942 where she received British...

Louis Zimmerman

Oral history interview with Louis Zimmerman who was born in Toronto in 1911 and moved to Vancouver in 1948 to work as a community director. Louis discusses the history of the Vancouver Jewish Administrative Council which later becomes the Jewish C...

Ben Wosk

Oral history interview with Ben Wosk who was born in 1913 in a town near Odessa. He recalls how his Great-Grandfather Moshe served in the Czarist army for 25 years. Ben and the family emigrated to Canada after Ben, his father and many other Jews ...

Faye Davis

Oral history interview with Faye Davis who was born in 1935 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Faye worked as a court reporter / typist during the trail of Adolf Eichmann in Israel.

Morris Saltzman

Oral history interview with Morris Saltzman who was born in Winnipeg, 1918. Morris's father brought the family to Vancouver because he was became a successful merchant, eventually owning two grocery stores; 1st in wholesale potato business; s...

Jessie Anne Allman

Oral history interview with Jessie Anne Allman. Jessie worked for 'Children's Aid Society' and the Hadassah, helping to establish over 20 new chapters in Vancouver and Saskatchewan. Worked with the Jewish Family Service Agency. Jess...

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