Swimming

Posted by jyuhasz
Object id: 
L.21132

Colour Kodachrome 35mm slide depicts a man and several woman, many of whom are wearing bathing caps, are lined up in a pool with their heads on the wall of the pool.

Date: 
[1968]
Source: 
Snider, Irving
Posted by jyuhasz
Object id: 
LF.40568

B&W photograph depicts two men in bathing suits on a beach.

Date: 
[1894 - 1920]
Source: 
Landauer, Barbara


Summer scene at Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver B.C.
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Ruth Izen with Joe Fortes at English Bay
Rights - JMABC
Posted by jyuhasz
 
 
                MF:        Max, when you were growing up in Vancouver in this area what kind of activities did you get involved in? Were you active in sports?
 
                MP:        Yes, quite a bit. Swimming quite a bit in summertime and then springtime we used to do quite a bit of hiking.
 
                MF:        There was a Jewish athletic club at one time which I’m not familiar with. Do you remember who was the president or who was involved?
 
MP:        We didn’t have such…We had a group called the Jewish Athletic Club and we had a basketball team and we formed a basketball team that joined the church league. And we used to practice in the Japanese gym on Powell, on Jackson and Powell Street, on Jackson, it was near Powell.
 
MF:        Jackson Avenue. How many teams were in this league?
 
MP:        Well, there was at least six or eight teams in the league, oh yes.
 
MF:        It was a popular thing, so it was kind of an ethnic thing. There was a Japanese team, and a Jewish team…
 
MP:        No, there was nothing about no Japanese team. But it was Jewish only…but there was different kinds of churches [had] teams.
 
MF:        Included in that group.
 
MP:        Yeah.
 
MF:        And there was a popular thing for young people in those days to go to Bowen Island?
 
MP:        In the summertime B’nai B’rith used to put on picnics and of course other societies used to put on…and that was the popular thing to take a boat to Bowen Island for a good outing for the day.

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Posted by jyuhasz
Object id: 
L.17072

Black and white photograph depicts Harry Nemetz (left) and Ann Nemetz (right) at Manitou Lake, 1922-23.

Date: 
1922-1923
Source: 
Neuman, Lil
Posted by jyuhasz
Object id: 
L.09618

Colour photograph depicts Camp Hatikvah, Camp 'A' dock.   

Date: 
1989
Posted by jyuhasz
Object id: 
L.09594

Black and white photograph depicts swimming and sailing activities at Camp Hatikvah from the unique H dock.             

Date: 
1974
Posted by ahellman
Object id: 
L.16418

Image of three people swimming.

Date: 
[1930]
Source: 
Seidelman family
Posted by ahellman
Object id: 
L.16370

Person swimming in foreground, with boats in the background.

Date: 
[1930]
Source: 
Seidelman family