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600 block Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the 600 block of Granville Street.

Angled shot of cars parked in front of storefronts on either side of street; shops include R.C. Purdy Chocolates, D'Allaird's, Charlton and Morgan, Tip Top Tailors, Dall's Irish Linens, the Colonial Theatre and Imperial Optical Company, among others.

Abe Jampolsky

Oral history interview with Abe Jampolsky who was born in Lipton like his two brothers. Abe's grandparents were Ukrainians who emigrated to Canada in 1906. Met his wife Ldyia, in Montreal and after having children moved to Vancouver in 1955. Besides running a successful clothing business, Abe participated throughout the Jewish community in Vancouver. He was involved in the B. I. men’s club, the Jewish Community Centre, the Israel Bonds Committee, the Jewish National Fund, Vancouver's Talmud Torah and the Sharey Tefillah congregation. Abe speaks of the changing nature of the business dealing with Chinese clientele in the 80's and 90's when he'd started serving Caucasians as the Asian community had not expanded until the last quarter of the century.

Ben Kopelow

Oral history interview with Ben Kopelow who was born in Winnipeg, 1927. Ben was active in a number of organizations growing up, the AZA, Cubs, Boy Scouts & YMCA. His involvement at the YMCA coincided with him counselling, whereby he ended up being involved in Winnipeg's Boy’s Work program. When he came to Vancouver the lack of youth programs prompted him to create the 20-40 Club at Jewish Community Centre and youth-adult programs. Producer at Vancouver Little Theatre as it transformed from an amateur production into a professional program.

[Bernie Simpson shaking hands with a woman in a blue jacket]

Photograph depicts Bernie Simpson in a tan jacket shaking hands with a woman in a blue jacket. They are in what appears to be a grocery store. To the left are boxes with "Nabob" written on them and to the right is a sign that says: "Richard D's". Written on verso: "D6".

Bill Morris

Oral history interview with Bill Morris who was born just outside of Moscow, Russia. The family emigrated to Canada in 1913. Bill's father was active with the Jewish Aid Society. Bill joined the Canadian army and was active during the Second World War, seeing action primarily in Italy.

Boris Chenkis

Oral history interview with Boris Chenkis in preparation for the 2015 Scribe on Jewish clothiers. Boris’ parents were born in Chernovke, Ukraine. Boris was born in Belarus in 1952. His family moved to Canada in 1959, when he was 7 years old. His Father was an x-ray technician and got a job in Nanaimo. His mother was a cook. They loved in Nanaimo until 1967 when they moved to Vancouver so his mother could open a clothing store. He talks about going to camp Miriam and Habonim. He went to Israel during his gap year on a Habonim program then went to UBC. In 1984, he opened After Five, a clothing store, with his wife. He talks about running the store and fashion.

Brian Rosner

Oral history interview with Brian Rosner in preparation for the 2015 Scribe on Jewish clothiers

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