Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection
Black and white photograph depicts Jacob Parker (front left), with family and friends. Jacob and Pearl Parker came to Vancouver circa 1894 from Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russia. Their daughter Etta (Mrs. Charles Goldberg), born July 28, 1895, was one of the earliest Jewish births in Vancouver.
Individuals seated (L-R) are: E.V. Bodwell, (His Honor) Edgar Dewdney (Lieut-Gov. of B.C.), Mrs. Dewdney, Mrs. E.V. Bodwell, Mrs. David Oppenheimer [nee Julia Walters], Mrs. H.J. Cambie, unidentified person, Mrs. Isaac Oppenheimer (Celia), Mrs. Rose Townley (Mrs. Grange Holt), Miss Annie Bodwell (Mrs. Sherlock), (His Worship) David Oppenheimer, James Orr (M.P.), Capt. Hugh Stalker. Individuals standing (L-R) are: presumed Ald. Robert Clark, unidentified person, Ald. Thomas Dunn.
Henry Marcoe Zimmerman, prospector in the Yukon territory 1898-1940's. Image shows a miner, Zimmerman, dressed in a hat and vest , wearing a full backpack and carrying a pick axe and pail. Zimmerman staked a claim on Selwyn Creek, YT in 1898. Zimmerman was found dead in his wilderness cabin in the early 1940s.
Black and white photograph depicts a group of young people seated on the banks of the Capilano River in Capilano Canyon, North Vancouver.
Back L-R: Myer Franks, Birdie Grossman
Middle L-R: Rose Myers, Essie Raphael, Rose Izen, Leah Franks, Birdie Izen
Front L-R: Sara Jocoby, Etta Koenigsberg, Dick Jacoby, Sadie Jacobs
Jack Wasserman (1927-1977) was a nightlife and celebrity columnist for the Vancouver Sun newspaper. So profound was Wasserman's role in Vancouver's nightlife that the key blocks of Hornby Street, where much of the action was, has since been officially dubbed "Wasserman's Beat".