TITLE

FREDERICK LANDSBERG: VICTORIA HUMANITARIAN 1859-1935

AUTHOR(S)
Halleran, Michael F. H.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Western States Jewish History;Summer2010, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article “Frederick Landsberg: Victoria Humanitarian 1859-1935,” which previously was published in a 1983 issue of “The Scribe,” the journal of the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia (B.C.). The article discusses Jewish businessman Frederick Landsberg, a Russian Jewish immigrant who was born in Ukraine in 1859. He changed his name in order to leave Russia to avoid religious persecution during the pograms, arrived in Canada in 1880, and after saving money, arrived in Victoria, B.C. in 1884.
ACCESSION #
52251396

 

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