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

Sam Boulkind correspondence
Correspondence, Magyar Gyogyszertar [Hungarian Pharmacy].
Sam Boulkind moved to Montréal in the early 20th century and opened a pharmacy on Boulevard Saint-Laurent. He offered mail-order business to Eastern European immigrants across North America and operated in several languages including French, Hungarian, Polish and Ukrainian. Boulkind was also the first Jewish president of the Collège des Pharmaciens du Québec.
Source : Jewish Public Library. Fonds Bergen-Belsen Survivors Association of Montréal.