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First Wielkie Oczer Sick and Benevolent Society

Title: First Wielkie Oczer Sick and Benevolent Society
Inclusive Dates: 1915, 1939-1984
ID: RG 1806
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Organized in 1903 by immigrants from Wielkie Oczy (Vilkatch), in the province of Galicia, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (today, Poland). Incorporated in New York in 1908. The Society provided sick and death benefits, purchased graves, and functioned as a burial society. Its constitution also included a provision for emergency welfare relief. The cemeteries used by the Society were Mount Zion, Mount Hebron, and Beth Israel. Dissolved in 1984.
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Acquired: 06/18/2006.
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Acquisition Note: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 28/06
Collection Material Type: Official Records
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