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Fraternal orders

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Immigrants Mutual Aid Society, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-109
Abstract Contains the papers of the Society founded in 1938 by recent German speaking Jewish immigrants to Boston to assist their initial adjustment to the economic, cultural, spiritual, and social life of the American community and subsequently, to provide mutual assistance to its membership and aid to other immigrants.The collection consists of the Society's by-laws (1953, 1956, 1964); handwritten notes with the names of Officers and Directors (1949-1961), plans for cultural and social...

Independent Order of Brith Abraham, Dr. Gaster Lodge, No. 689 (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-104
Abstract The Independent Order of Brith Abraham was a Jewish fraternity society headquartered in New York City. It was founded in 1887 after breaking away from its parent society, the Order Brith Abraham (founded 1859.) As a fraternal society it offered sick, death and funeral benefits for members, with both male and female members. In 1981 it merged with B’nai Zion, which is no longer in existence. The Dr. Gaster Lodge, No. 689, was most likely named for Dr. Moses Gaster, a Jewish scholar and Zionist....