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Bernstein family fonds
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- Bernstein (family)
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1 cm of textual records. -- 2 photographs
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Name of creator
Rose Chica Einesman Bernstein was born in Bodzentyn Poland on Dec. 20, 1903. Joseph Mayer Bornstein was born in Wzdol Poland, November 22, 1895. Max came to Canada in 1919, eventually settling in Edmonton. He and Rose were married in Edmonton on November 13, 1921. They opened a dry goods store on Jasper Avenue and 97th St. Their daughter Shirley Leah was born in 1928. They eventually moved to the South side, where they ran a business called Service Department Store. Rose was a founding member of Edmonton Pioneer Women and a member of the Magen David Club for 50 years, which raised funds for Talmud Torah. They were both members of the Chevra Kadisha (Jewish Burial Society), and the Beth Israel Synagogue. They also had two sons, Phillip and Martin. Max passed away in 1983, and Rose died in 1990.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of materials created by the Bernstein family of Edmonton, Alberta, in 1999, including a family history, photograph of Rose and Max Bernstein, and their marriage certificate.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Martin Bernstein, son of Max and Rose Bernstein.
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- The material is in English.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Inventory available in accession register.
Additional material may be found in the First Century of Jewish Life Editorial Committee fonds held by JAHSENA.<br><br>Record No. BRN.99.1<br><br>
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- Bernstein (family) (Subject)