Occupations

491 Archival description results for Occupations

A Lubavitch youth instructs Israeli soldiers in the performance of the 'lulav' and 'etrog' mitzvah

Photograph depicts a man showing the lulav and etrog to a group of soldiers.
Written on the verso: "5112 Hundreds of Lubavitch youth carried out the wishes of their leader, the Lubavitch Rebbe, and this succoth instructed Israelis in the performance of the 'luvav and etrog' mitzva. This year their efforts were concentrated on sol[...] [rest cut off].

Aaron Kafka

Interview with Aaron Kafka. Interviewed by Michael Schwartz for The Scribe, 2018. Aaron talks about his experiences with coffee shops and cafes before he decided to open Kafka's in Vancouver. He talks about how his coffee shop sets him apart from competition, the city's shifting food scene, and the importance of relationships in the Jewish community.

Adam Granot

Interview with Adam Granot. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Adam talks about how his family came to open Breka, a chain of bakeries across Vancouver. He describes the challenges they faced in starting and growing the business, and reflects upon Vancouver's changing food scene.

Addition to St. George's School - facing northwest

Photograph depicts the construction of the addition to St. George's School.

Three story concrete building under construction; extensive wooden scaffolding on sides of building; metal crane tower and ladder near left side of building; two men standing at base of ladder; wood and wire mesh debris around perimeter of building.

White title box in bottom right corner of the duplicate print reads "ADDITION TO ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL", "HODGSON KING & MARBLE LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "C.B.K. VAN NORMAN - ARCHITECT", "No.5", "DATE APRIL 6, 1959", "FACING N.W."

Addition to St. George's School - facing south east

Photograph depicts construction on the addition to St. George's School. Other print does not have title box.

Foundation and structural construction for building; three construction workers in foreground of image; six construction workers in background of image; school boys in uniforms in back left of image; residential street behind construction site.

White title box in bottom right corner reads "ADDITION TO ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL", "HODGSON KING & MARBLE LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "C.B.K. VAN NORMAN - ARCHITECT", "No.2", "DATE FEB. 3, 1959", "FACING S.E."

Addition to St. George's School, facing northwest

Photograph depicts the construction of the addition to St. George's School. Other print does not have title box.

Two story concrete building under construction; framing built up on second story suggests addition of a third story; extensive wooden framing and scaffolding around sides of building; crane tower to left of building; existing school structure visible in far right of image.

White title box in bottom right corner reads "ADDITION TO ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL", "HODGSON KING & MARBLE LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "C.B.K. VAN NORMAN - ARCHITECT", "No.4", "DATE MARCH 4, 1959", "FACING N.W."

Addition to St. George's School, facing south-east

Photograph depicts the construction of the addition to St. George's School.

Foundation and structural construction for building; existing school structure in background of image; man in suit standing in front of existing school; three construction workers in far right of image.

White title box in bottom right corner of duplicate print reads "ADDITION TO ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL", "HODGSON KING & MARBLE LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "C.B.K. VAN NORMAN - ARCHITECT", "No.3", "DATE FEB. 3, 1959", "FACING N.E."

Addition to St. George's School, facing west

Photograph depicts the construction of the addition to St. George's School. Other print does not have the title box.

Initial stages of construction on building site; wood framing for foundation structure; five construction workers in middle site; man in suit standing behind construction site; residential streets in background.

White title box in bottom right corner reads "ADDITION TO ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL", "HODGSON KING & MARBLE LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "C.B.K. VAN NORMAN - ARCHITECT", "No.1", "DATE FEB. 3, 1959", "FACING W"

Al Kolberg

Oral history interview with Al Kolberg who was born in Saskatoon, 1919. His father came from Russia in 1905 where he worked as a shochet. Al recalls the reasons for Jewish assimilation in Vancouver in the early to mid twentieth century.

Allan Nortman

Oral history interview with Allan Nortman, interviewed by Jennifer Yuhasz, in preparation for the 2014 Scribe with a focus on Jewish scrap metal dealers. Allan speaks on his family’s history, explaining how he came to be born in Haifa, Israel, in 1951. Following their short time in Israel, his family moved to England for a few months before setting in Vancouver in 1953. He speaks on his own career as well as his father’s though his own memories from his childhood.

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