Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection

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L.00109

Victoria's Jewish community got together for a sightseeing tour and picnic organized by the B'nai B'rith Victoria Lodge 191. Julius B. Jaffe at wheel.

Date: 
1917
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L.00110

The first Vancouver Peretz School opened in 1945 at Thirteenth Avenue and Birch, with the objectives of providing a secular education in Jewish history, literature, culture and traditions with an emphasis on Yiddish (See the Jewish Western Bulletin, 22 September 1960, p. 20). Back L-R: Lil Slobod, Matilda Porte, Rachel Korn, Susie Dodek, Sara Sarkin, Bernice Abramson. Front L-R: Anne Wyne, Sarah Stone, Sara Rubin, Lucy Lacterman, Bunny Braverman, Galya Chud.

Date: 
1945
Source: 
Wyne, Anne
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L.00100

Rabbi Samuel Cass, Chief Jewish Chaplin of the Canadian Armed Forces, Western Front, World War II. Photograph scanned from a newspaper.

Date: 
1940
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L.00090

The Bastion, Hudson's Bay Co. Fort, Nanaimo B.C. built 1853.

Date: 
1970
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L.00093

Vancouver's oldest extant pharmacy, located at 15 East Hastings Street.

Date: 
1977
Source: 
Ratner, Michael D.
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L.00094

Located in Vancouver's East side at 504 East Hastings, Ferrara Court was the residence of Mary Livingston and many other Jewish families. Mary first met Benny Kubelsky (Jack Benny), a vaudeville performer, at a Passover seder at her family's home at Ferrara Court.

Date: 
1920
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L.00095

Harry and Dave Toban were the proprietors of Toban's Shoes and Quality Shoe Stores in the Vancouver community.

Date: 
1911
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L.00096

When the Jewish community in Trail disbanded, this Menorah was donated to a local church.

Date: 
1955
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L.00098

B.C. pioneers, including Joseph Boscowitz who is standing in the back row on the far right. Joseph Boscowitz fur store on Wharf Street in Victoria was one of the first business establishments in the city.

Date: 
1914
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L.00088

Werner Bick escaped Germany in 1939 to Santiago, Chile. His wife Ingrid joined him after spending the war years in a Russian camp. The couple moved to British Columbia's Fraser Valley in 1969 to opperate a 62-1/2 acre dairy farm at 7435-264th Street (Country Line Road), Aldergrove, BC.

Date: 
1976