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CA JPL-A 1166 · Fonds · 1921-1995

Abraham and Ginda Rosenblatt Fonds contains material regarding the personal and professional lives of Ginda and Abraham Rosenblatt. The fonds consists of correspondence, the writings of Abraham Rosenblatt, official documents and ephemera. Inlcuded within the fonds are some of Abraham Rosenblatt's published articles which appear to largely be published anonymously or under the pen name A. Besarbier.

Rosenblatt, Ginda, 1891-1986
Abraham Trapunski Fonds
CA JPL-A 1046 · Fonds · 1944-1997

Contains photographs, reel to reel audio, cassette audio and textual documents related to the organizational activities of Abraham Trapunski. The bulk of the Abraham Trampunski papers focus on his involvement with the Vilna and Vicinity Association. Most of the papers in the collection range from 1953 - 1980, when he apeears to have been most active in these associations. Other prominent institutions include The Canadian Jewish Congress, YIVO and the Montreal Yiddish Committee.

Trapunski, Abraham, 1909-1997
Asher Pierce Fonds
CA JPL-A 1071 · Fonds · 1921-1982

The fonds is comprised of biographical information on Asher Pierce, including obituaries, biographies, and copies of newspaper articles, several pieces of correspondence, a photo album featuring photographs from the opening of the Gan Chaim orange plantation in Palestine, and a single photograph of Ella Pierce.

Pierce, Asher, 1867-
CA JPL-A 1006 · Fonds · 1961 - 1976

Consists of mainly textual records of association activities such as membership lists, anniversary gatherings, etc. Includes correspondence and scrapbooks.

Bergen-Belsen Survivors Association of Montreal
Beverly Shaffer Fonds
CA JPL-A 1070 · Fonds · 1935-2007

The fonds contains materials relating to Beverly Shaffer's filmmaking career spanning from her earlier education through to her retirement, the bulk of which reflect her time as a salaried director with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), where Shaffer directed documentary films tackling issues like family relationships, women's rights, disability, and abuse.

The bulk of the fonds comprises research, correspondence, and other materials like scripts and budgets for potential film projects. Materials from shoots underway--including correspondence, schedules, and other related records--as well as post-production records including press releases and educational materials, can also be found in the fonds.

Numerous awards within the fonds, including certificates (textual) and physical awards (objects), reflect Shaffer's successes in film festivals around the world from the 1970s through the 2000s. Notably, a subseries is dedicated to her Oscar win at the 1978 Academy Awards for the Children of Canada series instalment "I'll Find a Way"--including many photographs, newspaper articles, letters of congratulations, and even sound recordings of coworkers' reactions to the win.

The fonds contains copies of most of Shaffer's films, mostly as reels and videotapes but including several DVDs. This includes the Children of Jerusalem and Children of Canada series, as well as many other documentary short films directed by Shaffer and footage of several interviews. Numerous photographs of cast and crew during and after filming--in the form of prints, slides, and negatives--can also be found in the fonds.

Shaffer, Beverly, 1945-
Chayele Grober Fonds
CA JPL-A 1020 · Fonds · [ca. 1930-1980]

Fonds consists of scripts, promotional material, newspaper clippings and correspondence related to Chayele Grober's career in theatre. Fonds comprises a single series of twenty files. The Fonds contains a large amount of correspondence received by Mr. and Mrs. Ravitch from C. Grober, possibly indicating that all or part of the Fonds was first collected by them prior to donation.

Grober, Chayele, 1898-1978
Daniel Lewin Fonds
CA JPL-A 1136 · Fonds · 1884-1997

Three containers of textual records consisting mainly of drafts of and research notes related to Daniel Lewin’s historical writings. The fonds also contains three envelopes of his father Louis Lewin's handwritten catalogue cards, recording some of the contents of his collection.

Lewin, Daniel, -1997
Ethel Stark Collection
CA JPL-A 1271 · Fonds · 1938-1980

Consists of audio recordings, textual records, photographs, and artefacts pertaining to the life and career of Ethel Stark.

Stark, Ethel, 1910-2012
CA JPL-A 1013 · Fonds · 1945-1989

Fonds consists of biographical materials, mainly related to Golda Cukier, as well post-war identification papers and documents related to the Cukiers, and their eventual immigration. Also contains articles, bibliographies, and finding aids created by Cukier during her time working at the Jewish Public Library.

Cukier, Golda
CA JPL-A 1079 · Fonds · 1958-1974

Consists of documentation from Loge l'Alliance B'nai B'rith No. 2163 as well as theatrical programmes and ephemera from the Communaute Israelite Aschkenazi du Caire. Many documents from both the Loge l'Alliance B'nai Brith and the Communaute Israelite Aschkenazi du Caire mention Henri and Simon Bernard, the latter of which became president of the Loge l'Alliance B'nai Brith in April 1967. Both Henri and Simon appear to have been amateur actors in the Groupement Artistique Juif de Caire.