Canadian Jewish Archives, New Series, Number 11 (Eleven), On Jules Helbronner

By: Rome, David (Compiler); Hayes, Saul (Introduction)

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vi +106 pages. Compiles the published documentation on (this Alsatian Jew) and gives it a continuity which cannot but be vivacious... Helbronner emerges as a fascinating and creative character... an honest man of great capacity; an altruistic public servant, especially to the numerous public of the poor; a man of probity who applied acerbic tests to situations often left unexamined; a spokesman for the inarticulate, he won such wide respect that even governments which disliked his views and programs entrusted him with missions of inquiry." - from Introduction. Sections include: Helbronner of "La Presse"; Knights of Labor; Royal Commission on Labor; The Lepine Election; The Paris Exposition; Civic Affairs and Politics; Mutual Aid; The Debate with "Les Debats"; Anti-Cosmopolites; Actuarian Dispute; "Jewry, that is the Enemy" - and other Frauds; The Bubble Bursts; Helbronner's Last Years. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy.