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Polish-Jewish Family Loan Association certificate, 1936
M-4744-8

Jewish Historical Committee of Calgary collection

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Textual records
Series 2 Scanned Document Photographs
Series 3 Recorded interviews

Inventory

Series 1 Textual records
M-3141-1 Economic Patent Kettle Co. Ltd. -- Share certificates. - - 1922. -- 7 items of textual records. -- Collected by Dave Spindel and donated by him in 1978. -- Consists of 7 share certificates in company formed in Calgary in 1922. The principal shareholders were Hyman Lipetz and John C. Woods. -- Accn. No. 5140m.
M-3141-2B'nai B'rith. -- Stationery and telephone directory. -- 1944-1964. -- 6 items of textual records. -- Collected by Dave Spindel and donated by him in 1978. -- Consists of 5 sheets of blank letterhead stationery of the Western Canadian Council of B'nai B'rith Lodges, indicating its officers in 1944-1945; and the B.B.Y.O [B'nai B'rith Youth Organization] telephone directory for 1964. -- Accn. No. 5140m.
M-3142Jewish Historical Committee of Calgary Project. -- Ration book. -- 1943. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Collected by Dave Spindel and donated by him in 1978. -- Consists of one gasoline licence and ration coupon book issued by the government of Canada for 1943-1944. -- Accn. No. 5235m.
M-4184Jewish Historical Committee of Calgary Project. -- Oral history transcripts. -- [Ca. 1975]. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- Consists of transcripts of interviews with Nate Horodezky, Curly Gurevitch, and Saul Isenstein. -- The sound recording of the interview with Horodezky is filed at RCT-242.
M-4217Waterman, Charles Simon. -- Biographical information. -- 1955, [1970]. -- 2 items of textual records. -- Collected by Dave Spindel and donated by him in 1979. -- Consists of program for Negev Testimonial Dinner sponsored by the Jewish Community Fund in honor of Mr. Waterman (1955) and biography written at the time of his death (1970). -- Accn. No. 5397m.
M-4278-osSwitzer family. -- Genealogical charts. -- 1970- 1990. -- 3 items of textual records. -- Compiled by Diane (Switzer) Spindel and donated by David Spindel, 1974-1990. -- Consists of three versions of the chart of descendants of Wolf Baer Switzer (1847-1924). -- Filed in oversize area. -- Accn. No. 3898m.
M-4744-1Jewish Historical Committee of Calgary Project. -- Archival guide. -- 1974. -- 2 items of textual records. -- Consists of guide to material on the Jews in Alberta held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta, compiled by Frances Swyripa; and newsclipping about the history of the Jewish community of British Columbia.
M-4744-2Spindel, Jacob. -- Report card : 1907. -- [Photocopied 1974]. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by Dave Spindel, 1974. -- Consists of photocopy of report card of Jacob Spindel, a student at a school operated by the Jewish Colonization Association prior to his immigration to the Lipton Colony, Saskatchewan. Accompanied by explanatory note by Dave Spindel. -- Accn. No. 3897m.
M-4744-2aGeffen, M. -- Deed of sale : 1921. -- [Photocopied 1974]. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Copied by Dave Spindel and donated by him, 1974. -- Consists of a photocopy of a deed for sale of seats in House of Jacob Synagogue. -- Accn. No. 3897.
M-4744-3Calgary Hebrew School. -- Document : 1931. -- [Photocopied 1974]. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Copied by Dave Spindel and donated by him, 1974. -- Consists of photocopy of a document on letterhead stationery of The Calgary Hebrew School, signed by numerous signatories in Hebrew script, and bearing the seal of the School. -- Accn. No. 3997m.
M-4744-4House of Israel. -- Letter. -- 1931. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by William Lacey, ABC Demolition Co., Calgary, 1974. -- Consists of letter from the House of Israel to the Elks Orchestra, requesting a concert to raise funds for completion of the House of Israel (Jewish community centre). -- Accn. No. 3899m.
M-4744-5Blitz, Samuel. -- Correspondence. -- 1920, 1973-1974. -- 3 items of textual records. -- Donated by Samuel Blitz, New York, 1974. -- Consists of a newsclipping reporting on a Zionist meeting held in Calgary in 1920, and letters from Samuel Blitz concerning the event. -- Accn. No. 3900m.
M-4744-6Woolfe, Harry. -- Pay book. -- 1918-1919. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Collected by Dave Spindel and donated by him, 1974. -- Consists of pay book of Pte. Harry Woolfe, who served overseas with the Royal North West Mounted Police during the First World War. -- Accn. No. 3901m.
M-4744-7 Guttman, Isadore. -- Share certificates. -- 1914-1934. -- 9 items of textual records. -- Donated by Sid Guttman, Calgary, 1974. -- Consists of certificates in petroleum and gold mining stocks, Calgary and Vancouver. Accompanied by note from Dave Spindel. -- Accn. No. 3933m.
M-4744-8Polish-Jewish Family Loan Association. -- Share certificates and citation. --1936-[ca. 1951]. -- 7 items of textual records. -- Collected by David Spindel and donated by him, 1974. -- Includes citation presented to Meyer Switzer for his support of the Association. -- Accn. No. 3934m.
M-4744-9Davids, Fischel. -- Deed of sale. -- 1928. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by Mrs. Helen Signer, 1974. -- Deed for sale of seats in House of Jacob Synagogue. -- Accn. No. 3936m.
M-4744-10Shuler family. -- Certificates : 1915, 1923. -- [Photocopied 1974]. -- 2 items of textual records. -- Donated by A. Arnold, Canadian Jewish Congress, Winnipeg, 1974. -- Photocopies of naturalization (citizenship) certificate of Harry Shuler and birth certificate of Manuel Shuler. -- Accn. No. 3937m.
M-4744-11Calgary Jewish Relief Committee. -- Program. -- 1917. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by Mrs. Violet Wener, Calgary, 1974. -- Program for "Grand Concert and Dance" in aid of Jewish war sufferers. Contains advertisements for local businesses. -- Accn. No. 3939m.
M-4744-12Ziselman family. -- Citizenship documents. -- 1899- 1951. -- 6 items of textual records. -- Donated by the estate of Sally Ziselman, 1975. -- Consists of Russian passports, translation of passport, certificate of naturalization (citizenship), and applications for Old Age Pensions of Israel Hirsch Ziselman and Esther Etta Ziselman. -- Accompanied by a note initialled by Sheilagh Jameson. -- Accn. No. 3948m.
M-4744-13National Council of Jewish Women. Calgary Section. -- Essay. -- [Ca. 1958]. -- [11] p. of textual records. -- Collected by David Spindel and donated by him, 1975. -- Consists of an essay, "The History of the Jews in Calgary". -- Accn. No. 3949m.
M-4744-14Polish-Jewish Family Loan Association. -- By-Laws : 1931-1932. -- [Photocopied ca. 1975]. -- 3 items of textual records. -- Donated by Morris Mendelman, Calgary Jewish Family Loan Association, 1975. -- Includes By-Laws, Affidavit of Execution, and Certificate of Incorporation. -- Accn. No. 4009m.
M-4744-15Cohen, Mrs. Eddie. -- Collected papers : 1918-1972. -- [Photocopied 1975]. -- 0.5 cm of textual records. -- Loaned for photocopying by Mrs. Eddie Cohen, Calgary, 1975. -- Consists of copies of naturalization (citizenship) certificate of Jacob Weinbom (1923); his receipt for contribution to Palestine Restoration Fund (1918); certificate of contribution to Jewish National Fund (1936); program for celebration of bicentenary of Canadian Jewry, Calgary and proclamation issued by Canadian Jewish Congress (1959); history of Calgary Talmud Torah by Nathan Safran (1963); newsclipping honoring Becky Cohen (1972). -- Accn. No. 4058m.
M-4744-16Waterman, Charles Simon. -- Biographical information : 1970. -- [Photocopied ca. 1975]. -- 2 items of textual records. -- Donated by Mrs. A. Rubin, Calgary, 1975. -- Consists of obituary of Charles Waterman, Calgary Herald, April 11, 1970, and biographical essay written after his death. -- Accn. No. 4240m.
M-4744-17Zuidema, Charles. -- Certificate. -- 1909. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by Miss Lillian Zuidema, Calgary, 1976. -- Certificate of completion of instruction in blacksmithing issued by Ambachtsschool te Gronongen (Netherlands). -- Accn. No. 4374m.
M-4744-18 Spindel, David. -- Collected programs. -- 1976. -- 0.5 cm of textual records. -- Donated by David Spindel, 1976. -- Consists of program for exhibition, "Journey into our Heritage" presented by the Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada; and program for 1976 Negev Dinner honoring Mrs. Bella Singer. -- Accn. No. 4390m.
M-4744-19Switzer, Max. -- Sailing schedule. -- 1919. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by Max Switzer, 1976. -- Consists of Canadian Pacific Steamships sailing schedule for 1920. MrSwitzer came to Canada aboard the S.S. Tunisian. -- Filed in oversize box. -- Accn. No. 4428m.
M-4744-20Zuidema, Charles. -- Letter of reference. -- 1910. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- Donated by Miss Lillian Zuidema, Calgary, 1976. -- Consists of catalogue issued by Werkman, Barkmmeijer & Co., a Dutch horseshoe factory, annotated with a letter of reference for Charles Zuidema. -- Accn. No.4479m.
M-4744-21Reeve, Harry. -- Personal papers. -- 1936-1975. -- 0.5 cm of textual records. -- Donated by the estate of Harry Reeve, 1976. -- Consists of correspondence and certificate concerning his military service (1936, 1940); program for Negev Testimonial Dinner held in his honor (1965); membership cards and identification cards from his wallet; bank statement (1975); and elegiac poems for Charles Waterman and Harry Cohen. -- Accn. No. 4518m.
M-4744-22Reeve, Harry. -- Testimonial. -- 1967. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- Donated by the estate of Harry Reeve, 1976. -- Consists of certificate and description of the Harry Reeve Nahala, a tract of agricultural land in Israel endowed by a fund established in his honor. -- Filed in oversize box. -- Accn. No. 4518m.
M-4744-23Jewish National Fund of Canada. -- Letter and publications. -- 1970-1977. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- Collected by Davis Spindel and donated by him, 1976. -- consists of a letter (1976) listing the Negev Dinner honorees of Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, and Saskatoon; programs for the Calgary Negev Dinner (1976, 1977); and other pamphlets and brochures issued by the Jewish National Fund. -- Accn. No. 4519m.
M-4744-24Jewish National Fund of Canada. -- Negev dinner program. -- 1962. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by David Spindel. -- Program for the dinner, honoring Sam, Morris, and Max Hector. -- Accn. No. 4798m.
M-4744-25Malkin, Mayer. -- Deed of sale. -- 1929. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Donated by Aaron Malkin, Calgary, 1978. -- Consists of deed of sale of seats in House of Jacob Synagogue. -- Accn. No. 5232m.
M-4744-26Ginsberg, Benjamin. -- B'nai B'rith correspondence. -- 1944-1946. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- Donated by the estate of Benjamin Ginsberg, 1978 -- Correspondence, report, bulletin, and constitution of the Western Canada Council of B'nai B'rith Lodges. -- Accn. No. 5233m.
M-4744-27Reeve, Harry. -- Awards and citations. -- 1955-1968. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- Donated by the estate of Harry Reeve, 1979. -- Certificates presented for contributions to various Jewish organizations. -- Accn. No. 5418m.
M-4744-28Spindel, David. -- Collected newsletters, circulars, and programs. -- 1979-1980. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1979-1980. -- Consists of notices of general meetings of Calgary Jewish Community council, program of Negev Dinner honoring Rabbi Lewis Ginsburg, newsletters of Jewish Family Service, programs for talks by Jonathan Livny on behalf of Hebrew University, circular letter from Jewish National Fund of Canada, newsletter of United Israel Appeal.
M-4803Spindel, David. -- Collected programs. -- 1979. -- 3 items of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1979. -- Consists of program for Shaarey Tzedec Congregation dinner in honor of Rabbi Abraham Postone; and program and reply card for Negev Dinner in honor of Mrs. Doreen Abugov. -- Accn. No. 5477m.
M-4858-1Camp B'nai B'rith. -- Brochure. -- 1979. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1979. -- Consists of brochure and application form describing program of Camp B'nai B'rith, Pine Lake, Alberta. -- Accn no. 5582m.
M-4858-2Shaarey Tzedec Synagogue. -- Program and ticket. -- 1979. -- 2 items of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1979. -- Consists of program for High Holy Days services, 1979, and ticket for dinner in honor of Rabbi Abraham Postone. -- Accn. No. 5582m.
M-5643-1Polish-Jewish Family Loan Association. -- Share certificates. -- 1932-1939. -- 10 items of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1980. -- Consists of share certificates issued to Jack Belzberg and Louis Belzberg. -- Accn. No. 5643m.
M-5643-2Calgary Hebrew School. -- Bulletin. -- 1959. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1980. -- Includes invitation to annual graduation exercises. -- Accn. No. 5643m.
M-5788Doctor, Eleanor. -- Term paper. -- 1980. -- 1 item of textual records. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1980. -- Essay is entitled "An Alternative School within the Calgary School Board, The I. L. Peretz School". -- Accn. No. 5788m.
M-6155Horodezky, Nate. -- Personal papers. -- 1957-1981. -- 1 cm of textual records. --Donated by Nate Horodezky, 1981. -- Includes photocopy of 1911 newclipping about Horodezky, an enterprising newsboy; biographical information written for the Jewish Historical Society by his brother Fred Horodezky; reminiscences on the Jewish settlement at Rumsey; correspondence recognizing his status as a charter member of the Alberta Wheat Pool; grain receipts; municipal tax receipt. -- Accn. No. 6155m.
M-6675-1Levey, Leopold. -- Essay. -- [ca. 1983]. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1983. -- Consists of photocopy of illustrated essay, "Memories of Trail", identifying the members of the Jewish community in Trail and Rossland, B.C., from 1895 to 1968. -- Accn No. 6675m.
M-6675-2Allen Theatre. -- Program : 1913. -- [Photocopied 2001]. -- Program for the opening of the theatre. -- The original is owned by Ethel Allen, Toronto. -- Accn. No. 2001.078.
M-7917 Gurevitch family. -- Family papers. -- 1918, 1935. -- Donated by the estate of Sara Gurevitch, 1988. -- Letter from I. Goldlell [?] to Israel Gurevitch (1918) and commemorative certificate presented to Estah Gurevitch (1935). -- Accn. No. 88.278.
M-8107 Anosh, Zvika. -- Essay. -- 1989. -- Donated by Zvika Anosh. -- Consists of photocopy of essay, "The Jewish Pioneers in Calgary", about Jacob and Rachel Diamond. -- Accn No. 90.066.
Series 2

Photographs

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NA-2034Spindel, David. -- Collected photographs. -- 1912- 1943. -- 4 photonegatives. -- Loaned for copying by David Spindel, 1970. -- Images of Hebrew School picnic; Calgary Jewish baseball team; Gurevitch family; Hymie Levitt and son. -- Accn. No. 2151n.
NA-3024Woolfe, Harry. -- Photographs. -- [Ca. 1915-ca. 1917]. -- 2 photonegatives. -- Donated by David Spindel, 1974. -- Portraits of Woolfe boxing and in RNWMP uniform with friends. -- Accn. No. 3417n.
NA-3035Spindel, David. -- Collected photographs. -- 1896- 1975. -- 35 photonegatives. -- Loaned for copying by David Spindel, 1974-l977. -- Images of Jewish groups, families, and individuals in western Canada. -- Accn. No. 3431n, 3454n, 3537n, 3652n, 3661n, 3704n, 3707n, 3725n, 3860n, 3879n, 3965n, 4085n.
NA-3111 Calgary Jewish Literary Club. -- Copied 1975 (originally created 1930). -- 1 photograph. -- Consists of a view of a poster for the theatrical production "The Step-Mother".
NA-4141 Spindel, David. -- Collected photographs. -- 1919- 1970. -- 15 photonegatives. -- Loaned for copying by David Spindel, 1980-1987. -- Images of Jewish families and community activities. -- Accn. No. 5154n, 6253n, 6757n.
NA-5151 Shumiatcher, Abraham Isaac. -- Portrait. -- [ca. 1960- ca. 1970]. -- 1 photonegative. -- Provenance unknown.
NA-5397 Switzer, Mendel and Bella. -- Portrait. -- [ca. 1923]. -- 1 photonegative. -- Loaned for copying by Bertha Gold. -- Accn. No. 1990.172.
NA-5469Montefiore Hebrew Club. -- Group portrait. -- 1937. -- 1 photonegative. -- Copy of PB-824-1.
NA-5492Lubinsky, Sarah. -- Photographs. -- 1967-1976. -- 3 photonegatives. -- Loaned for copying by David Spindel, 1992. -- Images of Sarah Lubinsky receiving awards. -- Accn. No. 1992.160.
NA-5536Spindel, David. -- Collected photographs. -- 1914- 1946. -- 6 photonegatives. -- Loaned for copying by David Spindel, 1994. -- Images of Miller's Store; Nelson's Furniture staff at Banff; and Groberman family. -- Accn. No. 1995.033.
PA-1716Horodezky family. -- Family photographs. -- [Ca. 1921]. -- 3 photoprints. -- Donated by Nate Horodezky, 1974. -- Images of threshing crew and baseball team at Rumsey, Alberta. -- Accn. No. 2539p.
PB-824Montefiore Hebrew Club. -- Group portrait. -- 1937. -- 1 photoprint. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1992. -- Accn. No. 1992.101.
PB-857 Nelson's Furniture staff at Banff. -- [Ca. 1914-ca. 1918]. -- 1 photoprint. -- Collected and donated by David Spindel, 1994. -- Accn. No. 1995.033.
Series 3 Recorded interviews
RCT-215Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Bertha Segall. -- 1973. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 55 min.) : 9.5 cm/sec (3 3/4 ips). -- Segall discusses her life experiences and the Jewish community in Calgary. -- Interviewer not identified. -- A cassette copy is available for reference use. -- An outline is available. -- Accn. No. 368t.
RCT-216Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Harry Woolfe. -- 1975. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 70 min.) : 9.5.cm/sec (3 3/4 ips). -- Woolfe discusses his life experiences, including his service in the Royal North West Mounted Police and his career in the motion picture industry. -- Interviewed by Cyril Leonoff and Myra Freedman. -- A cassette copy is available for reference use. -- An outline is available. -- Accn. No. 369t.
RCT-219Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Hattie Diamond Joffe. -- [Ca. 1975]. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 105 min.) : 9.5 cm/sec (3 3/4 ips), mono. -- Joffe discusses her family and her life experiences in the Jewish communities of Calgary and Drumheller. Her father, Jacob Diamond, was the first Jew in Calgary and a community leader. -- Interviewed by Bertha Gold and Helen Goldenberg. -- A cassette copy is available for reference use. -- An outline is available. -- Accn. No. 372t.
RCT-230Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Becky Cohen. -- 1975. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 90 min.) : 9.5n cm/sec (3 3/4 ips). -- Cohen discusses her life experiences and Jewish community life in Rumsey and Calgary, Alberta. -- Interviewed by Mrs. Gold. -- A cassette copy is available for reference use. -- An outline is available. -- Accn. No. 406t.
RCT-240Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Curly Gurevitch. -- [Ca. 1975]. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 45 min.) : 9.5 cm/sec (3 3/4 ips), mono. -- Gurevitch discusses his family's settlement in the predominantly Jewish agricultural settlement of Rumsey, Alberta. -- Interviewer not identified. -- A cassette copy is available for reference use. -- An outline is available. -- A transcript of a different interview with Gurevitch is filed at M 4184. -- Accn. No. 433t.
RCT-241Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Bella Singer. -- [Ca. 1975]. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 45 min.) : 9.5 cm/sec (3 3/4 ips), mono. -- Singer recounts her experiences as a Jew immigrating from Poland to Calgary before the First World War. -- A cassette copy is available for reference use. -- An outline is available. -- Accn. No. 434t.
RCT-242Jewish Historical Committee. -- Interview with Nate Horodezky. -- [1975]. -- 1 audio reel (ca. 90 min.) : 9.5 cm/sec (3 3/4 ips). -- Horodezky discusses his life experiences as a newsboy in Calgary and as a farmer in the Rumsey area. -- Interviewer not identified. -- A transcript is filed at M 4184. -- Accn. No. 435t.
RCT-971 Switzer family. -- Interview with Meyer Switzer. -- 1982. -- 2 audio cassttes (ca. 100 min.). -- Switzer discusses his early life in Poland. -- Interviewed by his son and daughter. -- Accn. No. 90.228.
RCT-943Diamond Family. -- Interview with Bessie Diamond. -- [ca. 1984]. -- 3 audio casettes (ca. 150 min.). -- Bessie Diamond (nee Marks) discusses her family, her childhood, her marriage to Joe Diamond, and his business activities. -- Interviewed by her granddaughter Catherine Lisa Cohen. -- Interview notes and a partial transcript are available at M 8915. -- Accn. No. 2002.129.
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