Fonds - Anne Slonim fonds

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Anne Slonim fonds

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  • 1944-1981 (Creation)
    Anne Slonim

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10 cm of textual records

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Anne Slonim was born in Tolna, Russia in 1903 and immigrated to Canada in 1912. She was active in a number of Jewish organizations in Winnipeg. These include roles as president of the Muter Farein Council of IL Peretz School and Jewish Community Choir. She was also a founder and president of the Jewish Dramatic Musical Club and worked for Mount Carmel Clinic. For this work she received honours from the Canadian Jewish Congress, Jewish Historical Society, Shaarey Zedek and the City of Winnipeg.

Slonim had three children with her husband Henry: Morley, Sidney and Aubrey. Anne Slonim died in 1999 in Winnipeg.

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Fonds consists of records created or acquired by Anne Slonim as part of her involvement with numerous Jewish organizations in Winnipeg. The organizations include the Jewish Women’s Musical Club, I.L. Peretz School and Hadassah. Records include programs, invitations, scripts, music scores and meeting minutes.

Records from the I.L. Peretz school include invitations and programs for luncheons and other events, newspaper clippings and minutes of the Muter Farein Council. Jewish Community Choir, Jewish Musical club and Pioneer Women records include invitations, programs, scripts and clippings. Also includes Hadassah Cookbooks and a program for the Hebrew Fraternal Lodge 50th anniversary.

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One file is moldy.

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  • English
  • Yiddish

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