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First Tluster Bros. Benevolent Association

Title: First Tluster Bros. Benevolent Association
Inclusive Dates: 1891-1980
ID: RG 1623 
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Founded in New York by immigrants from Tluste (Tlusta, Tluste Miasto, Tluste Myasto, Tluste Wies, Touste, Tovste, Toyst), in the Austrian Empire (today, Ukraine). Incorporated in 1891. Provided sick aid, death benefits, and cemetery plots for members. Contributed funds to fellow Jews in Tluste and to local institutions. Functioned as a burial society. Society used the Mt. Judah, Mt. Lebanon, and Mt. Zion (Queens), New Montefiore (Long Island), Washington and New Washington (Brooklyn) cemeteries.
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