Resources

 

Check out our resources on the history of Brantford's immigrant communities.

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A timeline of Jewish immigration to Brantford.
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A brief history of Jewish businesses in the city of Brantford.
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A brief summary of Italian immigration to Canada and Brantford
Article | June 03, 1997
Learn about post-WWII Italian immigration to Brantford
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A brief history of Brantford's Allen Theatre
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Brantford's Jewish community was vibrant and active. Learn more about their organizations and events.
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An article about how Fascism and internment impacted Brantford's Italian community
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Exploring the religious activities of Brantford's Jewish community.
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The history of Brantford's first synagogue.
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Brantford's congregation ran a successful Hebrew School.
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A brief report on the decline of Brantford's Jewish Community
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A history of Antisemitic discrimination in Brantford
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A document by Jean Gringorten Gelb, one of the children of a Brantford Rabbi, recounting her childhood in Brantford.
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A brief biography of Dr. Gerald Tulchinsky
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Italian immigrants to Brantford brought a lot of their culture and traditions along with them. Italian festivals in the Brant region are some of the main events in which we can see this.
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A celebration of 2019's successful Memories of Brantford's Jewish Community event
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Lisa Dietrich's (nee Pignotta) tribute to her grandfather - Louis Torti
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Learn about the history of Catholic churches for Brantford's Italian community
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An article by Jack Jackowetz
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Learn about the history of Brantford's Italian Village

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