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Paul Heller

Oral history interview with Paul Heller who was born in Poland in 1911. His father side comes from Poland whereas his mother's family originates from Lithuania. Paul discusses his involvement in Poland's forestry and later estate management, the rise of Hitler, Poland being attacked in 1939 and the lengths involved to escape Poland, retrieve his mother and emigrate to Canada. Paul married Edwina in 1936.

Reita Goldberg

Oral history interview with Reita Goldberg & her father Abe Gurevitch. Abe was a part of the Golden Age Club and was involved for fifty years in Chevra Kadisha.

Reva Checov

Oral history interview with Reva Checov who was born in a small village in Russia in 1897. Later in life when she emigrated to Canada she went to McGill University and the University of British Columbia. Reva was involved in the Pioneer Women, National Council of Jewish Women, B'nai B'rith; Red Cross, Heart Foundation, Cancer Society ; Israeli Affairs and the Jewish National Fund among an assortment of other roles.

Rose Cohn

Oral history interview with Rose Cohn. Interview has summary but no transcript. Digitized in November, 2011. Rose was born in 1904 in San Francisco, belong to the Council of Jewish Women and the Hadassah.

Walter Gumprich

Oral interview with Walter Gumprich. Interviewed by Nikky McCarvill for SLAIS Oral History class.

Walter was born in Muenster Germany in 1933, shortly after Hitler came to power. He immigrated to Scotland with his family when he was six and a half, just two weeks before the outbreak of the second world war. As an adult, he moved to Saskatoon, Sask., where he lived with his life Lois and raised four children. He spent is career in the agricultural feed business and was involved in volunteer work with the Chevra Kadisha in Saskatoon.

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