Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection
Black and white image of eight men standing in front of clothing store with sign reading "CLOTHING DIRECTOR, COHEN & CO." L-R: Mr. Grossman, Louis Ripstein, Harry Frome, Charlie Cohen, Maurice Cohen, Isidore Director, William Zackon, and Morris Soskin.
L-R: VON Nurse; Mrs. M M. (Dorothy) Grossman; VON Nurse Sybil Gardiner; Dr. John R. Davies, paediatrician; Mrs. H. J. (Cecile) Allen; Mrs. A. (Alice) Lyone. 13 November 1927 celebrated the opening of the free baby clinic at the National Council of Jewish Women Neighbourhood House. The clinic was chaired by M. H. Eva Brotman and operated of Dr. F.T. Underhill, a city medical office. Dr. Davies provided services voluntarily. The clinic included a dental department and was in operation 2 days a week.
Many of the Jewish community's leaders of the time are seen in this photograph. L-R: Second row: Sam Rothstein, Reva Katznelson, Ben Shapiro, Dr. Jack Moscovitch, Wm. Nemetz, Nathan Fox, Harold Freeman, Sam Tannenbaum, Dr. M. Fox, Harry Toban, Dave Nemetz. Front row: Myer Freedman, Rabbi J. L. Zlotnik, Dr. J.T. Gorosh, Rabbi S. P. Wohlgelertner.
Mrs. Reinhart served as treasurer of the Ladies' Benevolent Society of San Francisco. In Victoria she was a member of the Hebrew Ladies Society and on the Committee of the Female Infirmary. She lived with her husband Simon on Humboldt Street in Victoria.
Black and white image shows two men shaking hands with woman standing behind, smiling. Image is likely copied from the newspaper. He is shown here being greeted at the Vancovuer Airport by Sam Shine, President of the Home for the Aged of BC and Mrs. E. Allman, director of the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau. Sam had been travelling from his home in Fort St. James, where he had been a trapper for 88 years, to Vancouver to take up residence in the Vancouver Home for the Aged.
Black and white image of girls at the first Jewish Summer Camp at Spanish Banks, Vancouver. The camp was run by the Vancouver Council of Jewish Women, the Director was David Wodlinger. Known as the Jewish Tent Camp.
Black and white image of Louis Brier in a convertible parked in front of an ice cream shop. Louis Brier was the "unknown" benefactor of the Jewish community. He was the owner of the "first and only steam motor car in Lynn Valley", cites Cyril E. Leonoff in his book Pioneers, Pedlars and Prayer Shawls (1978). The building in the background was erected by Brier at the corner of Mountain Highway and Lynn Valley Road.