Occupations

15 Archival description results for Occupations

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.

Anne Wyne

Oral history interview with Anne Wyne who was born in Russia in 1907. She discusses her involvement with Peretz School and as Principal of Jewish Community Centre. Anne's father emigrated to Canada in 1924 and the family followed 1926 due to antisemitism and property confiscations.

Barbara Lucas

Interview with Barbara Lucas. Interviewed by Debby Freiman on her father, Michael Wolochow, for the Scribe 2019. Barbara talks about her father's early life in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, meeting her mother at Talmud Torah in Edmonton, and family memories. The interview focuses on Dr. Wolochow's professional career as a family doctor and general practitioner. He worked for a long period with Stanley Sunshine. Dr. Wolochow cared deeply about making a difference, serving immigrant communities from the East Side of Vancouver. Barbara also discusses her father's personality and contributions to the Jewish community of Vancouver.

Bill Pechet

Oral history interview with Bill Pechet. In preparation for the 2015 online exhibit on Jewish architects.

Dr. Jack Moscovich

Oral history interview with Dr. Jack Moscovich, who was born in England but grew up in Alberta. Jack's parents came from Romania where his father served as captain in the Romanian cavalry ca. 1892. Began practice in new clinic setup by Dr. Maurice Fox and Dr. Morris in 1934-35. Jack founded the VGH Outpatients' Department. Stationed in Farnham, England during the Second World War until 1943; than Vancouver unit #11 of Canadian General Hospital. Was director of VGH Outpatients Department and late in 1974 was asked by British Columbia's government to investigate welfare and medical situations. Jack's work directly led to the Medical Services Plan.

Harry Woolfe

Oral history interview with Harry Woolfe who was born in England to Russian parents. Harry's recounts his career in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in construction and working for Paramount Pictures.

Janna Ginsberg

Interview with Janna Ginsberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Janna talks about her family's history and her experiences growing up with Jewish food. She describes her background in horticulture and talks extensively about her catering business and restaurant, Janna's Select Catering and Tudor Rose. Janna reflects on the food scene in Victoria over the years.

Joseph Segal

Oral history interview with businessman and philanthropist Joseph Segal who was born in Alberta, 1925. During the Second World War he spent two years in the infantry and a year as part of the postwar occupational army in Germany. He made his wealth buying and selling companies: Zellers, Hudson's Bay Company, Gamble Canada and dozens more. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 1989. He joined Simon Fraser University's Board in 1981, spearheading the SFU Downtown Campus and has been its Chancellor.

Judah Shumiatcher

Oral history interview with Judah Shumiatcher. In preparation for the 2015 online exhibit on Jewish architects.

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