Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 11 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources


Forces of change

The political

Holocaust survivors
Programme, 25th Anniversary of the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen.
After World War II, Montréal became home to the third-largest population of Holocaust survivors. The Bergen-Belsen Survivors Association was active in keeping the memory and lessons of the Shoah alive.
Source : Jewish Public Library. Fonds Bergen-Belsen Survivors Association of Montréal.