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Onward Society

Title: Onward Society
Inclusive Dates: 1913-1983
ID: RG 1159
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2'2"; 4 5"lgl;2 3"lgl
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Club organized in 1912 by American-born young men to help cure a local boy suffering from tuberculosis.  Reorganized in 1925 as part of the I.O.B.A.  Established as an independent society in 1927.  At its peak the society had close to 800 members and 10 committees.  Provided sick and hospital benefits, social activities and burial.  Active in World War II relief.  Published the journal *Onward Spirit*, 1913-1983.
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