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Ben Kopelow

Oral history interview with Ben Kopelow who was born in Winnipeg, 1927. Ben was active in a number of organizations growing up, the AZA, Cubs, Boy Scouts & YMCA. His involvement at the YMCA coincided with him counselling, whereby he ended up b...

Brian Rosner

Oral history interview with Brian Rosner in preparation for the 2015 Scribe on Jewish clothiers

Edythe Rose

Oral history interview with Edythe Rose who was born in Winnipeg, 1913. Her parent grew up in the in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and they emigrated to Canada following her father's brother.

Goldie Angel

Oral history interview with Goldie Angel who was born in Poland and arrived in Winnipeg in 1909. She belonged to B'nai B'rith in Vancouver.

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...

Interview with Harold Wodlinger

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.80-04
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  • May 27, 1980
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An interview with Harold Wodlinger who was born in Manitoba in 1890. He worked as a telegraph operator before joining the Canadian Army in the Artillery Corps and after he left. Harold bought a business in Leask, Saskatchewan from and Englishman a...

Isaac Lipovsky

Oral history interview with Isaac Lipovsky who was born in Russia in 1902 but the family emigrated to Winnipeg in 1905 after Issac's brother was born. Issac's father fought in the Russo-Japanese War, finding work at Red River Sheet Metal...

Jocy and Richard K. Lowy

Oral history interview with Jocy and Richard K. Lowy (Richard is the son of Jocy). In preparation for the 2015 Scribe on Jewish clothiers; Jocy and her husband Leo used to own Leo's Menswear.

Marjorie Groberman

Oral history interview with Marjorie Groberman who was born in Edmonton in 1919. Marjorie started the first State of Israel Bond drive and chaired the Jewish Federation.

Sam Barrett

Oral history interview with Sam Barrett who was born in Winnipeg in 1897, fought during the First World War where he sustained a life-long eye injury.

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