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New Orleans B. B. International convention

Photograph depicts (left to right) Izzy Floemel, Alec Jackson, Ethel Jackson, David Chertkow, and Rochelle Chertkow at a B'nai B'rith International convention in New Orleans in 1978.

B. B. convention Portland

Photograph depicts Alec Jackson (fourth from right) and other members at a B'nai B'rith convention in Portland in 1979.

[Alec Jackson posing with award]

Photograph attached to scrapbook. It depicts Alec Jackson (left) posing with an award at the 95th annual B'nai B'rith District Grand Lodge No. 4 convention in Seattle. He is seated at a table alongside two unknown B'nai B'rith members.

Bernard Victor

Oral interview with Bernard Victor who was born in Gomel, Russia in 1893 and came to Vancouver, on April 15, 1923, from Winnipeg. Bernard was involved with Talmud Torah, B'nai B'rith, and the Jewish Literary Club. He describes living through two pogroms in Russia. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in Europe from 1916 until 1919. His father worked for the Russian Vital Statistics Department and noticed large numbers of Jews leaving, encouraged Bernard and Bernard's brother to leave.

Josephine Lancaster and Daisy Minchin

Oral history interview with Josephine Lancaster and Daisy Minchin, cousins, both were born in Victoria, in 1893 and 1892 respectively. The cousins recall the communities reaction, demolishing a number of Jewish businesses, to the sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915; because Victoria's Jewish community consisted of mainly Germans and Englishmen, when they found out that Lieutenant James Dunsmuir, Jr., Robert Dunsmuir's son, has perished. Josephine is a member of the Victoria Chapter Hadassah while Daisy is associated with B'nai B'rith Auxiliary in San Francisco, in L.A. divisional president of Council of Jewish Women; Florence past president of B'nai B'rith.

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