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A flotilla of boats and spectators welcome the SS "Canberra"

Photograph depicts the arrival of "Canberra" at the Port of Vancouver. "Canberra" was a P&O-Orient ocean liner. It is shown here at Vancouver Harbour during her maiden voyage around the world. This was the largest ship to have ever entered Vancouver Harbour at the time.

Large white ocean liner being towed into dock by tugboats; smaller craft crowded around ship; pier on right side of ship; large crowd gathered in bottom right corner of image.

A stone fireplace and hearth, Interior of the Ross Residence, Vancouver, BC

Photograph depicts the Ross residence's fireplace.

White brick fireplace with arch over hearth; black wrought iron fire utensil set to right of hearth, vase of flowers to left; maroon coloured oriental rug on floor; indoor pool visible through window in right of image.

This photograph is associated with J.A. & C.H. McDonald.

A. Goodman

Photograph depicts depicts likely A. Goodman posing for the camera. On the verso is written:
"Could she love, could she coo, Could she could she could she coo.
A. Goodman,
To Esther Nemetz."

The text on the verso are lyrics from the song from the 1920s "Has Anybody Seen My Girl? (Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue)".

Aaron Kafka

Interview with Aaron Kafka. Interviewed by Michael Schwartz for The Scribe, 2018. Aaron talks about his experiences with coffee shops and cafes before he decided to open Kafka's in Vancouver. He talks about how his coffee shop sets him apart from competition, the city's shifting food scene, and the importance of relationships in the Jewish community.

Abe Jampolsky

Oral history interview with Abe Jampolsky who was born in Lipton like his two brothers. Abe's grandparents were Ukrainians who emigrated to Canada in 1906. Met his wife Ldyia, in Montreal and after having children moved to Vancouver in 1955. Besides running a successful clothing business, Abe participated throughout the Jewish community in Vancouver. He was involved in the B. I. men’s club, the Jewish Community Centre, the Israel Bonds Committee, the Jewish National Fund, Vancouver's Talmud Torah and the Sharey Tefillah congregation. Abe speaks of the changing nature of the business dealing with Chinese clientele in the 80's and 90's when he'd started serving Caucasians as the Asian community had not expanded until the last quarter of the century.

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