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I.W. Chess and Jeanette Chess

Oral history interview with I.W. who started Chess Brothers Wholesale Fruit and Produce Company, which ran for almost 50 years. He lived in the East End of Vancouver, near Heatley Avenue. I.W. and his brother, were among the founders of Schara Tz...

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 thr...

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.

Sally Rogow

Oral history interview with Sally Rogow, who was born in New York, 1930. Sally's grandparents were born somewhere in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Sally's uncle was the first Jewish man to be a Lieutenant Colonel in the Canadian Army, whi...

Deborah Riverbend

Oral history interview with Deborah Riverbend who was born in New York City in 1944, the same as her mother, although her father was born in Russia in 1902.

Tessler, Ronnie

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