Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00049G - Coleman Romalis Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00049G

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Coleman Romalis Papers

Date(s)

  • 1989-1990 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

3 audio cassettes and 1 file of textual records

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Biographical history

Coleman Romalis is a Canadian sociologist, independent film maker and senior scholar at York University

Archival history

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Gift of Colman Romalis, 2016

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Included are audio cassettes and typed summaries of interviews conducted by Coleman Romalis with members of Canada’s Jewish community in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Individuals interviewed by Romalis include Ben Shek, Becky Lapedes, Morris Biderman, Jack Cowan, Sam Lipshitz, Manya Lipshitz, Ben Kayfetz, Polly Weinstein, Henry Weinstein, Dave Ship and Itche Goldberg. Interviews address their involvement in various organizations including the United Jewish People’s Order (UJPO), the International Workers’ Order (IWO), the Labour League, the Workmen’s Circle and the Canadian Jewish Congress.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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Uploaded finding aid

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