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Playground equipment installed at 59th receiving home of the Children Aid Society

Photograph attached to scrapbook. It depicts Chuck Kemp (standing, left), Maurice Lifchus (standing, right), and resident children of a Children's Aid Society receiving home on 59th Avenue and Oak Street in Vancouver. Members of the B'nai B'rith Canadian Committee on Civic Affairs volunteered their time to construct playground equipment for the children living at the home. The children are seen playing with the equipment.

Letter - July 1916

Undated letter from 1916 from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Private Seidelaman's family members in Vancouver (although it seems that the letter is directed more to his mother) . Letter describes Private Seidelman's train journey from Vancouver to Manitoba, and Manitoba's intense weather. Private Seidelman also mentions upon arriving at Camp Hughes, he and his fellow soldiers were received by the Duke of Connaught.

Letter - May 7, 1917

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated May 7, 1917. Sent from "Some other place in France this time" to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. Private Seidelman reports that he is a hospital recovering from shrapnel wounds to his right leg. He also mentions the murder of Chief of Police, McLennan, presumably of Vancouver.

West Universities Battalion - 196th

"WUB" Western Universities Battalion 196th [newspaper] published October 21, 1916, No. 1, Vol. 1, from Camp Hughes, Canada. The newspaper contains articles, photographs, cartoons and editorials.

D Company

"D Company" feature includes a history of the company, a list of members, company notes, and photographs. Photograph of battalion may be similar to a photograph mentioned in August 1916 letter (File 2, item 4).

[B'nai B'rith executives]

Photograph depicts (back to front, left to right) Sam Shine, an unknown member, Lou Korsch, Art Zimmerman, Morris Solomon, Manny Batist, Mauri Victin, an unknown member, L. DeYoung, Bill Wolfman, Marvin Stark, Ben Lerner, Nathan Slutsky, Vern Demint, Dave Cherthon, Edward Breitbard (B'nai B'rith District #4 President), Alec Jackson, and Morris Saltzman.

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