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Montréal (Québec)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Cohen Kosher Menu Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-602
Abstract The collection contains close to 100 menus from Kosher restaurants, mostly from Manhattan and Brooklyn but also from Miami and Montréal.
Dates: 1990s-2000s

Eliezer Drucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-42
Abstract Consists primarily of Hebrew language Responsa, including: replies to practical questions involving Jewish law and ritual submitted by congregants and other Jews in the communities Drucker served as a Rabbi; correspondence with prominent American Orthodox rabbis, among whom are Rabbis Jacob Joseph, Solomon Jaffe, Jacob Ridbaz and Hayyim Jacob Vidrowitz; and newspaper clippings regarding on Drucker's career, family and communal activities.
Dates: 1890-1916

Judah family (New York, Montreal, Indiana) papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P2, Folder: P-78
Identifier: P-78
Abstract Contains the correspondence of Gen. John Taylor to Bernard Judah about his father, Samuel's, pro-revolutionary activities in Montreal in 1774, describing in detail the provisions he supplied the American forces, and questioning the propriety of Gen. Benedict Arnold's involvement. Includes an unidentified letter depicting the virtues of Samuel Judah and materials relating to his financial position in Montreal.
Dates: 1784-1854

Jewish Public Library (Montréal, Québec) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-296
Abstract This collection contains a number of bibliographies prepared by the Jewish Public Library on a variety of subjects. Also includes the library's news bulletins and other library publications, published articles on the JPL, and other general material.
Dates: undated, 1934-1988

Leon David Crestohl, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-63
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to Crestohl's activities as a lawyer and as a member of the House of Commons in the Parliament of Canada representing Montreal-Cartier, 1950-1963. It includes material relating to Canadian immigration policies, German rearmament, humane slaughtering, and citizen reactions to these issues; correspondence with members of the Israeli Parliament, and correspondence and speeches relating to his numerous activities in communal and Jewish affairs in general and Zionist organizations and The ORT in particular; and personal writings and memoirs in typescript and published material by and about Leon Crestohl.

The collection also contains correspondence in English and Yiddish between members of the Crestohl family, primarily his mother Rose (Weitzman) Crestohl, 1926-1941, and published and manuscript material, both original and copies, relating to the career of his father Hyman Meyer Crestohl, 1904-1921.
Dates: undated, 1841-1963

Papers of Iyda Hirsh Levitt

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 65
Abstract The papers of Iyda Hirsh Levitt are composed of two sections: (1) Notes derived from Ms. Hirsh Levitt’s work serving as the secretary for Rev. Dr. David de Sola Pool and (2) genealogical family trees for five families dating back to the colonial period, prior to the Revolutionary War. Dr. Pool served as the spiritual leader for Congregation Shearith Israel-the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of New York from 1907 till his death in 1970. Ms. Hirsh Levitt worked as his secretary from 1935 till 1945.
Dates: 1864-1950; Majority of material found within 1935-1945

Records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1843
Abstract This collection contains the administrative records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union (HAU), the professional union of Yiddish theater performers, which was based in New York City. Materials include correspondence, membership materials, financial records and members’ dues information, meeting minutes, and a great deal of sheet music and play scripts of performances from the Yiddish theater. A majority of these performances were in New York City, but there are also materials from Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, and Montreal, as well as various locations in Israel and South America.
Dates: 1874-1986; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

Records of the Industrial Removal Office

 Collection
Identifier: I-91
Abstract The Industrial Removal Office was created as part of the Jewish Agricultural Society to assimilate immigrants into American society, both economically and culturally. It worked to employ all Jewish immigrants. The collection contains administrative and financial records, immigrants' removal records, and correspondence. A database has been constructed to search for persons removed by the Industrial Removal Office.
Dates: undated, 1899-1922