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Sylvia Averbach fonds
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- Averbach, Sylvia
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10 cm of textual records. -- ca. 500 photographs
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Sylvia (Shifra) Altschuler was born in Russia in 1905. In 1937, she was naturalized as a British subject of Canada, and in 1966 received Canadian citizenship. After the death of her sister Jessie, Sylvia Altschuler entered into a Leviret marriage with Jessie's husband, Abraham Averbach. Sylvia and Abraham Averbach were married for 22 years before Abraham Averbach's death ca. 1990. Mrs. Averbach died in 2001 in Edmonton.
Donated by Ed Mickelson in 2001 and 2002. Mr. Mickelson was the head of the Jewish Senior's Drop-in Centre in Edmonton and cleaned out Mrs. Averbach's room at the Cantebury Senior Citizen Home after her death.
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The fonds consists of materials created by Sylvia Averbach from 1906- 1996. The fonds consists of this series: 1. Personal (1906- 1992) The series consists of correspondence, citizenship papers, postcards, photographs, and other materials relating to the life of Sylvia Averbach.
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- The material is in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Polish, and Russian.
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Record No. AVE.01.1<br><br>
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- Averbach, Sylvia (Subject)