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. 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