Oral history interview with Miriam Matoff who was born in England, 1906. Mother’s father was Rabbi Barnett Mordechai Sheinman, born in Jerusalem. Miriam‘s husband Conrad, grew up in Montreal but was born in England. Miriam works for the Louis Briar Home and was involved in National Council of Jewish Women.
B&W print depicts three unknown men and Dr. Irving Snider posing for the camera in their army uniforms. Dr. Snider is on the far right. In the background is a sign that says "Dental Clinic". Note: colour adjusted on jpg.
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 owned and built a number of golf courses in Greater Vancouver & Lower Mainland.
Oral history interview with Mollie Klein (nee Michelson) who was born in Edmonton, 1913. She had previously worked for the government as a secretary which was why she joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in Toronto, 1942 where she received British Commonwealth military office training, achieving the rank of Sargent.
Oral history interview with Ken Levitt, who was born in Edmonton, 1937. Ken studied Sociology and Psychology and the University of British Columbia, ultimately leading to a career in Social Work. Worked at Jewish Family Service Agency, Catholic Family & Children’s Services, Vancouver Boys Club, Child Welfare, Louis Brier Home and the Jewish Community Centre Day Camp where he met Leah Esther. Within the community Ken was chairman Camp Miriam camp committee, active in old Fund & Council, chairman of Canadian Jewish Congress Security Committee, on B’nai B’rith Non-Profit Housing Committee, member of Poverty Steering Coalition of Jewish Community and past president of the B.C. Association of Social Workers.
B&W print depicts a group of unknown men and Dr. Irving Snider posing for the camera in their army uniforms. Dr. Snider is in the second row on the far right. In the background is a sign that says "Dental Clinic". These men are the staff of the dental unit.