First Wielkie Oczer Sick and Benevolent Society
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Brief Description: Box 1: Cashbook, including records of membership dues receipts, 1956-1973. Membership dues receipt book, 1973-1983. Burial receipts, 1960-1974. Burial society records, including grave reservations, 1965-1978. Correspondence with members, 1965-1979. Society “Bulletin,” 1969-1978. Miscellaneous receipts, notes, publications, 1966-1979. Cemetery maps. Box 2: Minute book, in English and Yiddish, 1958-1982. Draft minutes, 1978-1980. Constitution and amendments, 1953-1979. Cemetery deeds, 1939, 1957. Membership list, 1973. Membership dues ledger, 1979-1983. Balance sheets, 1955-1958, 1967-1978. Audit report, 1978. Box 3: Bankbooks, 1945-1984. Check stubs, 1968-1984. Cancelled checks, 1971-1984. Box 4: Membership list, ca. 1940s. Membership dues ledger, 1939-1959. Box 5: Membership dues ledger, 1959-1979. Certificate of Incorporation (1908), certified copy, 1915. Box 6: Minute book, in Yiddish and English, 1934-1957, accompanied by digitized version (2 DVDs). Papers of Leo Weiss, recording secretary, including photographs, financial reports, and minutes, ca. 1947-1957. Oversized cemetery maps (Mount Zion, Mount Hebron) stored in map drawer.
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Record Series Number: RG 1806/RG 1806
Created by: First Wielkie Oczer Sick and Benevolent Society (N.Y.)
Volume: 1.88 Linear Feet
Acquired: 06/18/2006.
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Benevolent Societies
Burial Societies
Charitable Societies
Immigrant Societies
Mutual Aid Societies
United States
Languages of Materials
Acquisition Notes: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 28/06
Finding Aid Revisions: 10/25/2012; VL
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