Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection
Black and white portrait of Simon Reinhardt, Jewish Pioneer of the Lower Mainland at Derby and New Westminster. Reinhardt established a wholesale liquor business in Victoria, 1858. In November, 1858, he bought on of the first lots at Old Fort Langley (Derby), as it was projected to be the capital of the new Colony of British Columbia.
Black and white street scene with cars and horses in center of road. People on sidewalks and on street observing. Some people wearing western clothing such cowboy hats. Signage for Segall's clothing and Footwear on right hand side projecting from building.
Charles and Lily Graham were leading members of the Prince George community. Mr. Graham was the Prince George alderman between 1959-64, president of the Industrial Development Commission and twice a Liberal candidate for the Cariboo Federal Riding. Their home was also the centre of Jewish community life in Prince George.
Black and white image shows people in the snow in front of the Union Brewery in Nanaimo.
John Mahrer opened Mahrer's Brewery in 1879, and it quickly became one of the principal breweries in the province. In 1891 he amalgamated with the Union Brewing Co., where he continued as manager and master brewer.