Derechiner Benevolent Association
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Brief Description: Box 1: Constitution (printed in Yiddish and English). Burial society correspondence and documents, 1948-1981. Financial records, 1934-1975. Meeting notices, 1964, 1968. Membership dues receipts book, 1972-1979. Check stubs, 1958-1981. Cancelled checks, 1961-1973. Correspondence concerning dissolution of the Association, 1978-1979.  Box 2: Minute book in Yiddish, 1957-1979. General ledger in Yiddish, 1951-1979. General ledgers in English, 1953-1981. Box 3 (oversize): Membership dues ledgers, 1957-1979. Yortsayt (Yahrzeit) pages (for commemoration of the dead), printed in Hebrew, with names and dates carefully inscribed by hand in Hebrew calligraphy.
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Record Series Number: RG 1780/RG 1780
Created by: Derechiner Benevolent Association (N.Y.)
Volume: 1.04 Linear Feet
Acquired: 10/11/2005.
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Benevolent Societies
Burial Societies
Charitable Societies
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Acquisition Notes: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 97/05
Finding Aid Revisions: 09/20/2012; VL
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