Kaner Family papers
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of materials dating between 1945 and 2001 and includes administrative business materials like receipts, correspondence, checks, invoices, inventories, and financial material; along with family materials like correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, newspaper articles, and tickets.
Note that some of these materials were in bound scrapbook pages when donated and have since been placed in folders.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Hyman Kaner ran a boat business in Duluth, Minnesota on Lake Superior in the 1950s. He ran small commodity vessels (bum boats). The Harbor Excursion business began in 1959 with Ted Gozanski, Jimmy Oreck, and Hyman Kaner with boats named Streamliner and Flame that would give public boat tours of the Superior harbor. Hyman Kaner was born in 1906 and passed away in 1991. His wife Rose (Azemov) Kaner was born in 1909 and passed in 2007. They had two sons, Bernard and Jim.
Collection also includes photographs of Sol and Jessie (Wyner) Leader. Their daughter, Sharon (Leader) Kaner was married to Bernard Kaner.
0.80 Cubic Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of materials related to the Kaner family who owned businesses in Duluth, Minnesota.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Marc Roth and family in October 2018.
- Boats and boating Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Duluth (Minn.) Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Jewish businessmen Subject Source: Local sources
- Jews -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jews -- Minnesota -- Duluth Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Kaner Family papers, 1945-2001
- Kate Dietrick
- January 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area