Posts Tagged ‘ Boxing ’

Epelbaum Project: Boxing Photographer Edition

So here I am, doing a bit of spring cleaning among the file folders on the computer (it’s surprising to see how many copies of the same interview transcription can exist over the course of a project) and I start reading a transcription that my supervisor, Shannon, started writing. Yesterday, Shannon interviewed Merle and Liz Epelbaum over the phone and it was interesting to see a different perspective about the same individual. Did Norman work with Malak or Yosef Karsh when he immigrated to Ottawa? [...]



Golden Gloves

Golden Gloves

By Erica “Son, the purpose of the ‘Y’ is to help develop the minds and bodies of our young people and sports help a great deal.”  So said Lou Goldenberg, the Chairman of the “Y” Boxing Committee. Physical health and the importance of exercise have always been focal points of the Y’s activities.  Basketball, baseball, water polo and handball were all important sports at the Y, but boxing has a special significance.  The Y hosted a famous boxing tournament, called the Golden Gloves, which originated [...]