Pioneer Jewish merchants of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

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Joint publication of the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia and the Jewish Western Bulletin , [Vancouver]
Merchants -- British Columbia -- His
Other titlesJewish western bulletin.
Statementby Cyril Edel Leonoff.
ContributionsJewish Historical Society of B.C., Canadian Jewish Historical Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
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Open LibraryOL18812291M
ISBN 100969126832

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Pioneer Jewish merchants of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. [Cyril E Leonoff; Jewish Historical Society of B.C.]. More Early Jewish Pioneers of British Columbia. Jews were a major factor in the development of most parts of the new British Columbia economy.

Additional information about the following early Jewish Pioneers is welcome from descendants, historical societies and/or scholars. This is only a sampling of Jewish Pioneers. Inthe two colonies of Vancouver Island (where Victoria is located) and British Columbia (location of Vancouver) joined.

When the US purchased Alaska in - foreshadowing Michael Chabon's bestseller, The Yiddish Policemen's' Union - some residents relocated their businesses to Sitka and other Alaskan communities.

Selim Franklin passed away in We have no record of wife or children. The Franklin River on Alberni Canal is named for Selim. Sources. Cyril Leonoff, editor, “Pioneer Jews of British Columbia,” Western States Jewish History 37/3&4; Sarah H.

Tobe, “Lured North of the 49th: Jewish Colonial Roots,” Western States Jewish History 46/2&3. Robert Brown, a twenty-one-year-old Scotsman, arrived on Vancouver Island in for the purpose of collecting seeds, roots, and plants for the Botanical Association of Edinburgh.

Relations with his employer quickly deteriorated, however, and when the opportunity arose in to head the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition, Brown eagerly Format: Paperback.

The history of the Jews in Vancouver (also: Greater Vancouver and Metro Vancouver) in British Columbia, Canada has been noted since the midth century. Early Jewish settlers were isolated from established Jewish institutions and communities in eastern Canada and the United States.

They were also often isolated from each other, scattered across the Greater. Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. likes 2 talking about this 65 were here. Celebrating over years of Jewish history and culture in British Columbia.4/5(6). The gold rushes of British Columbia, starting inbrought with them a diverse assortment of adventurers, explorers and prospectors.

While a handful of Jewish pioneers established themselves as successful merchants and traders from the start, the defining moment for the Jewish people in Victoria wasn’t to happen until some time later.

,British Columbia Vancouver Island Pacific Rim National Park Long Beach and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia History Aboriginal Settlement. The coasts and interior valleys of British Columbia were first occupied sometime after the last Ice Age.

Occupation of some sites in BC has been confirmed by carbon dating at about 6,–8, years ago. BOOK SURNAME INDEX for "Pioneer Women of Vancouver Island" - book by N. de Bertrand Lugrin - If any of the following surnames are of interest to you, please visit our queries page to learn how to obtain further information from this book Return to Index List.

British Columbia And Vancouver's Island [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Congregation Har El[view street map]: Website: Taylor Way: West Vancouver: BRITISH COLUMBIA V7T 2Y7: Conservative: Tel: Fax: update.

British Columbia - British Columbia - History: At the time of their initial contact with white European explorers, the Indian peoples in present-day British Columbia numbered ab The coast was dominated by Coast Salish, Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka), Kwakiutl, Bella Coola, Tsimshian, and Haida peoples.

These groups had developed an economy based on utilizing. Title Vancouver Island and British Columbia. Their history, resources and prospects.

Contributor Names Macfie, Matthew. Vancouver Island and British Columbia: Their History, Resources and Prospects Volume of CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series Canadiana on microfilm, travel literature Volume of Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, Author: Matthew.

city ( pop. ,), SW British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet of the Strait of Georgia, opposite Vancouver Island and just N of the Wash.

border. It is the largest city on Canada's Pacific coast, the center of the third largest metropolitan area in Canada, and the nation's chief Pacific port, with an excellent year-round harbor. Books set in British Columbia: [At Grave's End, Reamde, In the Dark, Everything on a Waffle, The Good Daughters, I Heard the Owl Call My Name.

In the colony of Vancouver Island was combined with the colony of British Columbia, with Victoria becoming the provincial capital of British Columbia on April 2 Inwith the promise of completing the Canadian Pacific Railway byBritish Columbia was lead into confederation, rather than join the United States to the south.

Leonoff, Cyril Edel. “Pioneer Jewish Merchants of Vancouver Island and British Columbia.” 8, 1: Castle, Geoffrey. “British Columbia’s Provincial Archives and the Province’s Jews.” 8, 1: [return to top] Volume 8 Number 2 Fall. Book Your BC Golf Vacation Today Call Custom Quote.

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26 52 Notes. No copyright page found. Addeddate Chuck Davis () devoted his life to being the expert on the city's history. In he was awarded the George Woodcock Award for an outstanding literary career in British Columbia. Chuck has prepared a comprehensive social and economic history with the care and attention to detail of a historian, and with the exuberance and flair for storytelling that have made him one /5(15).

Jewish newspaper published in British Columbia. Vancouver: Ming Pao Vancouver Chinese language newspaper. 6, figure of Jews from ; The Jewish Western Bulletin. Fonds A - Leonard Frank Photos studio fonds; Series 1 - Leonard Frank Photos studio photographs; File 19 - Stanley Park; 10 more Item LF - Totem Poles, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia; Item LF - Lion's Gate Bridge, from Lumberman's Arch Pool, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia; Item LF - Georgia Street entrance and.

This book follows the recollections of a woman in late life looking back on a frontier existence that was full of hardship and drama. It has a cheerful tone throughout, even when recounting tragedy and loss, and gives a real flavour of what is was like to be a pioneer family in the mid to late s in the interior of British Columbia.5/5(4).Vancouver is a beautiful city located near the coast on the southwest corner of Canada.

The weather, temperature, and picturesque scenery is very similar to Seattle.

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Because of its variety of scenery, many television shows are filmed in the town. Located just miles, or a little under 3 hours drive, north of Seattle. Many [ ].6. L.D.: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver by Daniel Francis (editor of the Encyclopedia of British Columbia) deservedly won major awards when published in Taylor () came.