Hélène Cantkier Goldflus collection
Photographs, ration card, tickets, ship’s passenger list and menus, school composition notebooks, related to the experience of the Cantkier family, of Paris, France, from the years following the immigration of the Cantkier’s from Poland to France in 1930, until their postwar immigration to Canada. The photographs include images of Natan and Taube (Therese) Cantkier from their wedding, a copy print image of Taube’s parents (original photo was from 1899), photographs of Natan and Taube’s children in France, and pictures of Helene with family and friends in postwar France. Documents include various cards issued to Helene and Therese in post-war France, train ticket stubs, and ephemera from the voyage to the United States on the R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth in 1948, including a list of passengers and menus. Collection also includes written composition notebooks for classes that Helene took in French and English in France, 1945-1947.
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