Black and white portrait of Simon Reinhardt, Jewish Pioneer of the Lower Mainland at Derby and New Westminster. Reinhardt established a wholesale liquor business in Victoria, 1858. In November, 1858, he bought on of the first lots at Old Fort Langley (Derby), as it was projected to be the capital of the new Colony of British Columbia.
Charles and Lily Graham were leading members of the Prince George community. Mr. Graham was the Prince George alderman between 1959-64, president of the Industrial Development Commission and twice a Liberal candidate for the Cariboo Federal Riding. Their home was also the centre of Jewish community life in Prince George.
Image of George Zukerman an internationally acclaimed Solo Bassoonist. He came to the US during WWII where his father was a correspondent for several Yiddish newspapers. He first played with the Vancouver symphony in 1950 on invitation from New York, where he met and married Netta Karmel, a social worker with the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau. Zukerman took up permenant residence in Vancovuer in 1953.
Henry Marcoe Zimmerman, prospector in the Yukon territory 1898-1940's. Image shows a miner, Zimmerman, dressed in a hat and vest , wearing a full backpack and carrying a pick axe and pail. Zimmerman staked a claim on Selwyn Creek, YT in 1898. Zimmerman was found dead in his wilderness cabin in the early 1940s.
Jack Wasserman (1927-1977) was a nightlife and celebrity columnist for the Vancouver Sun newspaper. So profound was Wasserman's role in Vancouver's nightlife that the key blocks of Hornby Street, where much of the action was, has since been officially dubbed "Wasserman's Beat".