Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection

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Object id: 
L.00120

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.

Date: 
1968
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Object id: 
L.00119

Black and white photograph depicts the bar mitzvah of Raymond Rose at Congregation Emanu-El.

Date: 
1933
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Object id: 
L.00118

Black and white photograph depicts members of Congregation Beth Israel's choir.

Date: 
[1950]
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Object id: 
L.00117

Stage coach being pulled by four horses.  Several men on coach.  Large gate with the banner "July 1st, 1911, Gateway, Grand Prarie - Peace River Dist." 
Clothing Boot & Shoes, Spaner Bros Prop.  

Date: 
[ca. 1911]
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Object id: 
L.00114

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.    

Date: 
1962
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Object id: 
L.00085

Black and white photograph depicts William Benjamin Sylvester [1874-1931], son of Frank, on Sylvester Feed Company wagon.   

Date: 
[1890]
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Object id: 
L.00084

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.

Date: 
[1900]
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Object id: 
L.00083

Jacob Leith (1914-1966)  who read the Torah at Prince George Jewish services.   

Date: 
[1966]
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Object id: 
L.00082

Singer family portrait. Back Row L-R: Shirley Singer Toban, Mrs. Rose Singer (mother), Jack Singer, Mr. Aaron Leon Singer (father), seated on Father's knee - Esther Singer Pelman. Far Right - Nathan Singer. Seated in Front - Morris Singer.     

Date: 
1915
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Object id: 
L.00080

King Edward High School Orchestra had two members from the Jewish community:  Eugene Mahrer (top right) and Norman Brown (top third from right).              

Date: 
1922