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|Creator||Rosenberg, Louis, 1893-1987|
|Title||Louis Rosenberg fonds|
MG 30 C 119
|Document source||Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada|
Louis Rosenberg (1893 - 1987), not to be confused with the United States federal judge, was, in 1940, the executive director of the Western Division of the Canadian Jewish Congress in Winnipeg. In 1945, he was appointed national research director of the Bureau of Social and Economic Research of the Congress in Montreal, a position from which he retired in June 1968. Born in Poland, upon his arrival in Canada in 1914, he taught at the Tiferes Israel School in Lipton, Saskatchewan, was field inspector for the Western farm colonies of the Jewish Colonization Association. Rosenberg published a series of statistical and demographic studies of the Jewish community in Canada.
This collection consists of records organized into eleven series: personal papers, 1910-1975; Canadian Jewish Congress, 1914-1917; Jewish Colonization Association, 1891-1950; history, 1829-1968; articles, n.d., 1921-1966; research material and subject files, n.d., 1920-1975; demographic studies, 1851-1971; scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings, n.d., 1926-1966; half-tones, and postcards, n.d.; and publications, n.d.