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B'nai Brith. Manhattan-Washington Lodge #19

Type / Call #INSTITUTION / I-031MINUTE BOOKS, FINANCIAL RECORDS, MEMBERSHIP BOOKS (1918-1931) for the lodge established in 1918 as a merger of two lodges, and similar records of the individual lodges prior to the merger: Washington Lodge (1903-1917) including a list of officers (1903-1915), and Manhattan Lodge (1871-1918), including a book of sick benefits and declaration books listing names of beneficiaries of individual members of the Lodge in case of death (1871-1905).
Size30 items, 6000 pages

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