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Subseries 2 - Albert Flegenheimer correspondence

Identification photograph of Moses Kaufmann

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Albert Flegenheimer correspondence

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  • Textual record

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AM1592-S15-2

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  • 1939-1940 (Creation)

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0.27 m textual records. - 1 photograph

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The records were acquired by the BC Sugar Museum. It it not known how or when the records were obtained.

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Series consists of correspondence documenting the efforts of Albert Flegenheimer, the company's founder and one of its initial investors, to acquire the investment, capital equipment, land, material and skilled labour needed to set up the Manitoba Sugar Company refinery.

The records document Flegenheimer's efforts to find investors, particularly in Germany and the United States, negotiating support from the Government of Manitoba, acquiring the capital equipment for the mill and attempting to get the equipment out of Europe as World War 2 began, and negotiating with the Government of Canada to acquiring visas and secure transportation for the skilled labourers he would need to fill senior positions at the refinery.

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  • German

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The series consists of correspondence, predominantly in German. The series also includes records in French, Italian and English.

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