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First Independent Weislitzer Young Men's Sick/Benevolent Society

Title: First Independent Weislitzer Young Men's Sick/Benevolent Society
Inclusive Dates: 1909-1996
ID: RG 1781
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Founded in 1909 by immigrants from Weislitz (Vayslits, Veislitz, Wyslica, Wislica), Poland.  Held social events, provided benefits in case of sickness or death, and subsidized burial at the Beth David and Mt. Hebron cemeteries.  Remained socially active in its final years until its dissolution in 1995.
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Acquired: 10/20/2005.
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Acquisition Note: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 98/05
Collection Material Type: Official Records
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