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Al Kolberg

Oral history interview with Al Kolberg who was born in Saskatoon, 1919. His father came from Russia in 1905 where he worked as a shochet. Al recalls the reasons for Jewish assimilation in Vancouver in the early to mid twentieth century.

Ruth Levenston

Oral history interview with Ruth Levenston who was born in Vancouver, her parents were Maurice Koenigsberg and Etta Izen.

Gloria Harris (Steinberg)

Oral history interview with Gloria (Steinberg) Harris who was born in Vancouver in 1924. Her father came from Odessa, Russia. Maternal grandparents were from Bulgaria and Istanbul. Worked for Department of Fisheries in her twenties.

Robert Jacoby

Oral history interview with Robert Jacoby whose family emigrated from Germany to Washington in 1892. Robert's father worked as a jeweler and moved to Vancouver in 1905 to continue, bringing the entire family up in 1912. Robert worked in the j...

Jack Rose

Oral history interview with Jack Rose who was born in Vancouver in 1920, just one year after his parents had moved to the city. When the Second World War broke out Jack joined the Signal Corps in April 1940. Division was brought to Hong Kong in No...

Sam Lipson

Oral history interview with Sam Lipson, who was born in Russia in 1913 but moved to Romania in 1920. When Sam's father received Canadian citizenship in 1930, he changed the family name from Lipshitz to Lipson.

Esmond Lando

Oral history interview with Esmond Lando who was born in England, 1908. Esmond started his career practicing law, connections with 'Spilsbury and Hepburn ship-to-shore radios' led to partnership. Also involved in logging industry and own...

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