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Nancy Halpern

Oral interview with Nancy Halpern. Interviewed by Samantha Stokell for SLAIS Oral History class.

Nancy's father's family moved to Vancouver in 1906, when her father Norman Brown was less than six months old. She has stories of her own life in the Vancouver Jewish community and those of her grandparents and parents. She was involved in drama and theatre in the Vancouver and Spokane, WA areas, and worked as a librarian in Vancouver. She was also involved in creating the West Vancouver Jewish Community Association.

Nancy mentions her cousin's daughter, Barbara Liskov (née Huberman) from the States, a professor at MIT who was the first woman to graduate in Computer Science in the U.S., and who is a winner of the Turing Award.

Postcard, Steamer Prince George leaving Hyder Alaska

Rectangular glossy card featuring aerial photographic image of a steamship.

Caption on card reads "Str. 'Prince George' leaving Hyder Alaska on her weekly trip, carrying Quarter Million Dollars in Gold + Silver Concentrates to Tacoma Smelter."

Space for correspondence on verso.

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