Tie owned and worn by Murray Goldman, owner of Goldman and Son store, Vancouver, BC. Murray Goldman was born in Poland and raised in Montreal, Quebec, until he entered the armed forces in the Second World War. He was stationed in British Columbia and moved to Vancouver after he left the service. Goldman's entertaining marketing ploys, such as cutting his tie in half in a television ad promoting a half-price sale, contributed to his success as a menswear retailer and fashion leader.
An invitation to a confirmation celebration and dance at Gleneagles Golf and Country club in Vancouver. Confirmants listed were Marcia Kahn, Judy Freeman, Judy Greenberg, Fran Charkow, Bertie Lando, Irene Heller, Connie Friedberg, Toby Fouks, Myrna Margulius and Lorilee Mallek.
Odd Fellows Medallion. Judah Philip (J.P.) Davies' eldest son, Joshua Davies, was an accountant in his father's auction house and took over the business when his father died. He was president of the Royal Jubilee Hospital and belonged to the Odd Fellows, the Masons, and the Pioneer and British Columbia Benevolent Societies. During his two terms as Grand Master of the Odd Fellows, he made it the strongest and wealthiest club in the province. Because of his extraordinary efforts as a member of the Odd Fellows, Joshua Davies was awarded this medallion.
This silver-plated pewter teapot belonged to Maria Davies, wife of Judah Phillip Davies. In 1863, the Davies family arrived in Victoria from San Francisco and soon achieved success selling paintings, musical instruments, household objects, and jewellry, as well as land lots and homes, in the auction house J.P. Davies and Co. Judah Davies helped others as a founding member of Victoria's Odd Fellows and Masons. He gave the keynote address when the Masons laid one of the cornerstones of Temple Emanu-El in 1863.