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Roseline Wolodarsky “Roz” Usiskin


Born at Winnipeg on 8 August 1928, she attended I. L. Peretz School and St. John’s High School. In 1969, she returned to university studies as a mature student, graduating with a BA degree in 1974 as a gold medal winner in Sociology, and a BA Honours in History and Sociology in 1976. She received her MA from the University of Manitoba in 1978, and as of 1978 was a teaching assistant at the University of Winnipeg. She served on the Historic Sites Advisory Board of Manitoba (1982-1989). On 24 December 1949, she married Laurence “Larry” Usiskin (1920-2010) and they had three sons.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Winnipeg Jewish community: Its Radical Elements 1905-1918
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 33, 1976-1977 Season


Obituary [Laurence Usiskin], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 January 2010.

Barkan, Usiskin, Drapkin Family, Family Tree.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2019

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