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Brett Silberg

Oral interview with Brett Silberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Brett talks about his family's history in South Africa, education, and the Apartheid. He arrived in Canada as a student before eventually immigrating and finding a renewed interest in Judaism.

Exterior of Jewish Old Folks Home on 13th Ave.

Photograph depicts Eddie Cantor and wife Ida Cantor opening the Jewish Old Folks Home, 1190 West Thirteenth Avenue.

Written on the verso: "'B' 2 - cols Page 6. Exterior of Jewish Old Folks Home on 13th Ave. 35%".

George B. Zukerman, internationally acclaimed solo bassoonist

Photograph depicts George Zukerman an internationally acclaimed Solo Bassoonist. Zuckerman came to the US during WWII where his father was a correspondent for several Yiddish newspapers. He first played with the Vancouver Symphony in 1950 on invitation from New York, where he met and married Netta Karmel, a social worker with the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau. Zukerman took up permanent residence in Vancouver in 1953.

Cheryl Kalmek

Oral interview with Cheryl Kalmek. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Cheryl talks about her family's immigration to South Africa and their involvement in the Jewish community. Cheryl was particularly involved with the Jewish Women's Benevolent Society before immigrating to Vancouver.

Mariette Doduck

Oral history interview with Mariette Doduck who was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1935. She is involved in the Holocaust Outreach Program.

Geyerhahn family

Series contains photographs of the family of George Geyerhahn, the husband of Mimi Lowy. Photographs are mostly from family gatherings such as weddings.

Lowy family

Series contains photographs of Fritz Lowy's (later Langer) side of the family. Photographs include portraits, vacation photos, and other family photos. Includes photographs of Fritz as a child and young adult before marriage to Olga Spitzer.

Spitzer family

Series contains photographs of Olga Spitzer's side of the family. Series mainly consists of portraits, but also includes travel photos, identity cards, and others. Includes photographs of Olga as a child and young adult before marriage to Fritz Langer.

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