The Directors and Assistant Directors of Camp Kinderland

1923: Jacob Levine
1924: Jacob Levine
1925: Jacob Levine
1926: Jacob Levine
1927: Jacob Levine
1928: Jacob Levine
1929 - 1935:  Directorium
  Itche Goldberg   -  Culture
  N. Kaminetsky    -  ??
  Gedalye Sandler  -  ??
  ? Moser          -  ??
  Arnold Grossfeld -  ??

1936: Itche Goldberg     and Shmuel Korn
1937: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Shmuel Korn
1938: Shmuel Korn        and Shmuel Dovidovitch
1939: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Chaim Suller
1940: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Chaim Suller
1941: Shmuel Dovidovitch
1942: Shmuel Dovidovitch
1943: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Hershl Sandler
1944: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Hershl Sandler
1945: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Hershl Sandler
1946: Shmuel Dovidovitch and Hershl Sandler
1947: Shmuel Korn        and Bernie Friedman
1948: Shmuel Korn        and Sid Weinstein
1949: Sid Weinstein      and Chashke Zamsky
1950: Sid Weinstein      (No assistant)

 
1951: Sid Weinstein      (No assistant)
1952: Morris Salz        and Dave Glaser
1953: Ben Efron          and Hershl Sandler
1954: Hershl Sandler     and Elsie Suller
1955: Hershl Sandler     and Elsie Suller
1956: Hershl Sandler     and Elsie Suller
1957: Elsie Suller
1958: Chashke Zamsky     and Hershl Sandler
1959: Lester Speiser
1960 -> 1980: Elsie Suller
1981: First 4 weeks:
        Elsie Suller and Joel Chabon.
      Second 4 weeks, the gang of 4:
      
  Bob Bernstein, Judee Rosenbaum
     
  Lucy Rubin, Alice Shechter
1982: Mitchell Silver
1983: Mitchell Silver
1984: Elsie Suller       and Alice Shechter
1985: Elsie Suller       and Alice Shechter
1986: Elsie Suller       and Alice Shechter
1987: Elsie Suller       and Alice Shechter
1988 -> 2004: Alice Shechter
2005: Ora Gladstone      and Alice Shechter
2006: Ora Gladstone      and Alice Shechter
2007: Ora Gladstone      and Alice Shechter
2008: Gabe DeAngelis     and Alice Shechter
2009: Gabe DeAngelis     and Alice Shechter
2010: Gabe DeAngelis     and Alice Shechter
2011: Gabe DeAngelis     and Alice Shechter
2012: Cindy Zingher      and ?

 

The Managers and Assistant Managers
of Kinderland and Lakeland

1923: Charles Meltzer
1940s: ? Cohen and Moishe Gross
1949: Arnold Grossfeld
1950:
1951: Sol Vail
1952: Sol Vail

1953: Sol Vail
1954: Dave Greene
1955: Dave Greene and Dave Flacks
1956: Dave Greene and Dave Flacks
1957: Arnold Grossfeld and Dave Flacks
195x: Fishel Loeb
197x: Sam Shapiro


The Cultural Directors of
Kinderland and Lakeland

1942 -> 1947    Nathianiel Buchwald
19xx -> 19xx    Zalmen Yachness
1969 -> 1985    Chaike Moran
1989 -> Present Mitch Silver

 

     Shmuel Dovidovitch
      1942      1946     19??
   

Jacob Levine
1923

A Gut Morgn
Hershl Sandler

1935
Gedalye Sandler

1935
 
19xx
Sid Weinstein
 1952
Morris Salz
Itche Goldberg
       1935        2006 (age 102)
  
19xx
Alice Shechter
Elsie Suller
1954                ??

Others, who through their long term association, help make camp great.


Maddy and Lester Simon

Maddy(48 years of service so far)

1947-1949: Piano Accompanist to Edith Segal.
1950-1952: Music counselor for Kinderland.
           Lakeland entertainment staff.
1962-1982: Music director for Kinderland.
           Lakeland entertainment staff.
           Accompanied guest artists and entertained at various events.
1979:      Appointed to Board of Directors.
1983: - Present: Yiddish expert and general helper.

Lester(23 years of service)

1964-1986: Worked with Kinderland and Lakeland.

Year ????



Judee Rosenbaum
(About 38 years of service)

1952             1956
 

        1967                            1986                        2004
 

Camper from 1945-1952, (off and on)
Counselor from 1953-1968, (off and on)
Worked in various roles from 1978 to the present, mainly CIT group leader.


Ira Palansky
(About 35 years of service so far)

Camper: 1964-1968
Staff: on and off 1969 to Present.


Edith  Segal         1901 or 1902 - 1997
(33 years of service)

19??
1946
1978 ??

Edith worked at camp as the dance instructor from 1939 to 1971.

Her papers are available at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/55/node/29897
Then search for Edith Segal


Pajamas ( Eddie Zelnick)
(33 years of service)

1952

Pajamas worked at Lakeland and Kinderland for 33 years from 19xx to 19xx. His job was to keep the grounds clean and in good condition. Pajamas got his name when there was a fire in a building near the infirmary. It was in the middle of the night when Eddie heard the call "fire." He immediately ran outside, half dressed and half in pajamas. From that time on, the children in Camp Kinderland and Lakeland's visitors and guests always call him Pajamas.


The Itzowitz Family
(22 years of service)

Ben Itzkowitz
(21 years of service)

Camp Photographer from
1935 to 1956.

19??

 
Monie and Fay Bloom  Itzkowitz

Zalmen Yachness

Cultural and Social Director for Lakeland 19?? to 19??

1947


Nathianiel Buchwald

Lakeland Cultural Director 1942-47 for sure; and probably earlier and later in the 40s. He engaged the permanent cultural staff -- Music Director, band (Joe Magaziner in those years), on-site pianist and sometimes, others, as well as the stage manager Hershl Hartman plus booking talent for weekends. He also arranged the Friday night campfire programs alongside the dining room kitchen, often writing skits in Yiddish and English.


Irving Rosenbaum:
Canteen Manager 1951-1967

Year ????

Ned Carman:
Maintenance 19xx - 19xx Year

1967

Dennis Cormier:   Head of Maintenance and new construction,
                  mid-eighties to present
Ira Palansky:     Group Leader, music specialist, sports specialist,
                  Program Director mid-eighties to present.


Who else should be listed here?


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