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Anat Grebler

Oral history interview with Anat Grebler - and her families' history - who was born in the U.S.S.R in 1945 to parents who were active in the Polish Underground during the Second World War. Her father was born in Stanislaw (now Ivano-Frankivsk), Poland and her mother was born in Gdansk, Poland. The family emigrated to Israel in 1957 to escape the Hungarian Revolution.

Tessler, Ronnie

Annual Picnic Sports Programme

Sports programme for the United Milling and Grain Co. Ltd. annual picnic on Bowen Island. Programme is either from 1929 or 1930. Page one has, presumably, Harry Seidelman's signature. In the programme, Harry Seidelman is listed as belonging to the General Committee and the Entertainment Committee.

Annual Picnic Sports Programme - July 15, 1931

One of two copies of the programme from July 15, 1931 for the United Milling and Grain Co. Ltd. annual picnic on Bowen Island. In the programme, Harry Seidelman is listed as belonging to the General Committee, and is also the "Starter" for the day's sporting activities.

Bank Letter - July 30, 1970

Letter from a manager of the Bank of Montreal to Meredith & Co., barristers and solicitors, regarding Harry and Esther Seidelman's house mortgage. Letter is dated July 30, 1970. This letter is one of two enclosures of another letter (see Part 1 of Item 1 in this file).

Benjamin Dayson (Baruch Dezick)

Oral history interview with Benjamin Dayson (Baruch Dezick). Interviewed by Irene Dodek. Benjamin speaks about coming to Canada, where his name was changed from Dezick to Dayson,in Alberta. He details an interesting story in which he received his citizenship after only three years in Canada. He also speaks about his adolescent life and trials in Russia, prior to immigrating. He explains how after many complications, and being unable to move to Canada as he had wished, he made his way to Rotterdam to take a boat to Mexico, when fortunately, he was able to move to Canada after all. He talks about this travel and immigration process in great detail. He also speaks on his work over the years and moving to Vancouver, where he was married, as well as his life and his family in Canada. His wife, Esther, is also present during this interview.

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