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Carla Nemiroff

Oral history interview with Carla (nee Malgena) Nemiroff who was born in Montreal in 1957, her parents had been born in Quebec in the 1930's. Carla's grandparents came from Austria and the Ukraine and left Europe for Canada due to the wars and pogroms in Europe.

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David Rubin

Oral history interview with David Rubin who was born in Transylvania, 1923. He was drafted into a working / bomb clearing battalion of the Hungarian Army in 1944. David chose to come to Canada in 1957 because he had heard it was the country of the future. The Canadian consulate chose Vancouver as his destination. Taught in Ottawa and was recommended to be the reader at Beth Israel Synagogue.

Eva Prentice

Oral history interview with Eva Prentice who was born in Hungary in 1911. The family emigrated to Canada because of the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938 while they had been in Palestine for a chess tournament. Therefore they spent time in Zurich waiting to emigrate rather than return to Vienna. Eva's husband John owned a veneer plant in New Westminster but was converted to plywood to build Mosquito bombers after 1939. This became Canadian Forest Products, now known as CanFor

Franka Gaerber

Oral history interview with Fanka Gaerber who was born 1913 in Stanislav, Galicia. She recounts her experiences of being Jewish in Eastern Europe during the 30's, 40's, escaping the holocaust and the endless terror of years of war.

Hilda Lourie

Oral history interview with Hilda Lourie, who was born in 1900. Hilda was involved in Vancouver's Hadassah chapter as President at one time, a part of the National Council of Jewish Women and of Schara Tzedeck’s Sisterhood

Ida Kaplan

Interview with Ida Kaplan. Interviewed by Irene Dodeck for The Scribe, 2018. Ida talks about her childhood, her escape from Poland in World War II, her new life in Vancouver, and her business, Kaplan's Deli and Catering.

Ida is assisted by her daughter Odie in recalling events throughout the duration of the interview.

Langer family

Series contains photographs and some letters of the Langer family, beginning with the marriage of Fritz and Olga. Materials were created on Fritz and Olga's travels before having children, in daily life in Vienna, throughout the family's journey to Canada through France and Palestine, in daily life in Vancouver, and when visiting family in St. Louis. Series also includes photographs of friends of the Langer family.

Lowy family

Series contains photographs of Fritz Lowy's (later Langer) side of the family. Photographs include portraits, vacation photos, and other family photos. Includes photographs of Fritz as a child and young adult before marriage to Olga Spitzer.

Lucy Laufer

Oral history interview with Lucy Laufer who was born in Vienna, 1938. Fled Vienna at outbreak of Second World War with her parents Olga and Fritz Langer and brother Max, landing in Canada in 1942.

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