Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection

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L.00165

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.

Date: 
1860
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Object id: 
L.00166

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.

Date: 
1955
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Object id: 
L.00167

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.

Date: 
1927
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Object id: 
L.00168

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.

Date: 
1921
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Object id: 
L.00157

Black and white image of Myer Freedman, Grace McCarthy, and Israel Wolch at the opening of "Journey into our Heritage", in Victoria.

Date: 
1976
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Object id: 
L.00156

Black and white advertisement for the Achduth Association with portraits of the nine founding members. Achduth Association was the first Jewish loan society in Vancouver. Top, L-R: Abrasha Wosk, M. Korenbloom, H. Cook, E. Herbert, M. Peters. Bottom, L-R: Sam Shine, M. Herman, W. Karasov, N. Kantor

Date: 
1927
Source: 
Shine, Sam
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Object id: 
L.00150

Black and white image shows men, women and children seated around tables in semi-square; tables are covered with white linens, with vases of flowers on top. This Seder took place under the aucpices of the B'nai B'rith Lodge. Dr. Sigfried Moritz Hartman (1853-1923) is chairing the head of the table.

Date: 
1917
Source: 
Jaffe, Julius
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Object id: 
L.00151

Black & white print and one copy negative of Claire Wise and Charles Waldman's marriage in Trail, BC. The couple are standing under a chupa.

Date: 
1947
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Object id: 
L.00152

Grainy black and white image shows man in black suit standing in front of youth members of orchestra seated in semi-circle, holding instruments; stage with grand piano and girl sitting behind upright piano in background.

Date: 
1963
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Object id: 
L.00153

Black and white image shows seven men and one woman seated behind a booth advertising the Jacoby Bros. at the Vancouver Exhibition.

Date: 
1920