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6 Archival description results for Quebec

Celia Margolis

Oral history interview with Celia Margolis, born in Ottawa,Canada. She primarily discusses the activities and roles she held during the Second World war in both England and Canada. She belonged to the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps for about a year than travelled as a singer in the staff band of the Royal Army Medical Corp to England. Made an officer in the British army, having previously made Corporal / Sargent-major in Canadian army. Left the army in 1947 and took the the 'Empress of Canada' in October of 1948 to Montreal but soon moved to Vancouver in 1949.

Interview with Edith Thompson (Lohn)

  • 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.19.95-10
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  • January 9, 1995
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An Interview with Edith (nee Lohn) Thompson who was born in British Columbia. She enlisted in the RCAF Women’s Division in 1942 in secretarial positions and postwar than worked for senior medical health officer. Her brother Earl served overseas in Italy throughout the war. Edith and her husband George moved to California in 1963 but moved back to Vancouver in 1983 following the death of their youngest son; safety and the lack of violence prompted move. Ran 'Vancouver Antique Centre' on Richard and Harris and was quite successful. Involved in Hadassah, the Vancouver Art Gallery and is a member of Richmond Country Club.

Just before we left on the Victory Loan Parade in 3 Rivers

B&W print depicts Dr. Irving Snider posing for the camera in his army uniform including a pack on his back. On the back of the image is written: "Just before we left on the Victory Loan Parade in 3 Rivers, marched like this for 3 1/2 hours but I didn't mind it although I was tired and hot. I should have turned around so you could see the packs on the shoulder."

Manfred Carsh

Oral history interview with Manfred Carsh who was born in 1922 in Europe. Interview covers the business and family lives prior to and during the outbreak of WW2; details of Kristallnacht; effects on the family, forced out of their home, forced to sell the business for pennies on the dollar to Germans, as did other Jewish businesses.

Three River

B&W print depicts Dr. Irving Snider posing for the camera in his army uniform. On the back of the image is written: "Three River, This is how we dressed for 1 month. The bag contains dishes + utensils which we had to wash ourselves."