Ostrowo Jewish Community Council
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Brief Description:

Note to researchers: This collection is currently closed in preparation for the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Collections Project.

Records of communal officers include: materials on the elections of communal officers, rabbis, cantors, slaughterers and sextons; synagogue seat contracts; marriage registers; lists of the poor and petitions for aid; school and vocational apprenticeship records; tax rolls and other financial documents; government regulations and decrees; vital statistics, birth records.  Records of the Community Council include minutes of election meetings, correspondence with the government, communal decisions and protests, rolls of community members listing profession and citizenship status.

Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 13 /RG 13 
Created by: Ostrowo Jewish Community Council
Volume: 10.0 Linear Feet
Arrangement: Folders arranged numerically
Subject Index
Charitable Activities
Colonies and Colonization Projects
Community Records
Economic Life
Everyday Life
Genealogy and Family History
Health and Health Care
Kehillah Records
Ostrowo Jewish Community Council
Religious Life
Social Welfare
Women and Women's Organizations
Yiddish secular movement
Youth Groups
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Records
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/05/31 ; 1903/01/23 ; GMB
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