Photographs donated by our interviewees

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Donor: Gerald Sperling

This page shows the personal and school photos provided by Gerald (Gerry) Sperling. They reflect his years growing up on Lippincott Street and attending local schools during the 1940s and 1950s. He moved back to the neighbourhood after retiring from the University of Regina. The accompanying notes are based on his interview and on subsequent conversations.

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1947-8. Grade 5 school picture, King Edward School. Gerry (Gerald) Sperling at front left.

Late 1940s. Gerry Sperling on Eddie Sossin’s back.

1950. Gerry Sperling holding brother Steve outside the family home at 27 Lippincott Street.

1951. Gerry Sperling at the time of his bar mitzvah, inside 27 Lippincott.

Mid-1950s. Gerry Sperling wearing the Harbord Collegiate band uniform, shown in front of 27 Lippincott. His sister Maxime is in the background.

1953. Gerry Sperling (age 15) at 27 Lippincott.

1952. Grade 5 class picture, King Edward School.



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