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Barbara Weiser

Oral history interview with Barbara Weiser, born in 1946 in Quebec. She worked for Eaton's and a number of other companies as a Buyer, travelling across Canada. She is a prolific writer and researcher, having published 4 books / papers on the Jewish community with focuses on Synagogues and Holocaust memorials.

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.

Billboard with an image of a high-rise that reads: "Americana of New York, The World's Tallest Most Luxurious Building, Opens Mid-1962"

Colour Kodachrome 35mm slide depicts a billboard with an image of a high-rise that reads: "Americana of New York, The World's Tallest Most Luxurious Building, Opens Mid-1962". There are buildings in the background and another billboard with half of the letter "a" on the right of the image.

Bogoch family fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2013.020
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2004

The fonds consists of correspondence, publications, ephemera, photographs, and organizational records for a variety of Jewish community organizations (local, national, and international) of which Dr. Abraham Bogoch was involved in. The fonds is organized into two series: Organizational life; and Artifacts.

Bogoch, Abraham

Charlotte Piek

Oral history interview with Charlotte Piek who was born in Munich, leaving for the United States in 1939 with her husband. Mrs. Piek notes the intermingling of the Jewish community in Munich growing up.

Coney Island

Photograph depicts a crowd of people on the beach at Coney Island.

Crowd of people, some wearing wool bathing costumes, others in modest morning dress; umbrellas and the tops of amusement rides in left background.

Coney Island

Photograph depicts a crowd of people on the beach at Coney Island.

Crowd of people, some wearing wool bathing costumes, others in modest morning dress on beach; smaller crowd of people in water; dressing tents and residential skyline in background.

Coney Island

Photograph depicts the beach at Coney Island.

Crowd of people, some wearing wool bathing costumes, others in modest morning dress on beach; smaller crowd of people in water; Coney Island boardwalk and amusement rides in background.

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