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Collection Details


Collection Name: Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada. Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada
Dates Spanned: 1968-
Description: The Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada was founded in May 1968. We operated for over 30 years, functioning as the standing committee on history, research and archives of the Canadian Jewish Congress. Our objectives were to gather, record, preserve and present the history and the religious and cultural heritage of the Jewish People of Western Canada. To that end, the Society conducted a continuous program of acquiring documents, photographs and memorabilia; and engaged in an extensive oral history program.
Broad Subjects: Religion; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Canada; Jews--Canada; Jews--Social life and customs; Jews--Societies, etc.; Judaism; Oral history
Collection Code: OHC0002914