http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DFriendly%20societies%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Alliance of Poles of America, Group 87 Records. Alliance of Poles of America, Group 87 http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3962.xml Group 87 of the Alliance of Poles of America was established in 1916 as one of a number of Cleveland, Ohio, lodges of the Alliance of Poles of America, a fraternal insurance organization which broke away from the Polish National Alliance in 1895. The collection consists of minutes, ledgers, constitution booklets, correspondence, financial statements, bank pass books, insurance membership materials, and group activity tickets. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3962.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Alliance of Poles of America Records. Alliance of Poles of America http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3930.xml The Alliance of Poles of America is a fraternal insurance organization which broke away from the Polish National Alliance in 1895, over the issue of membership for non-Roman Catholic Poles. Originally a Cleveland, Ohio, organization, it now includes groups throughout Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania, and has opened its membership to men and women with other than Polish or Catholic backgrounds. In 1917 it changed its name from the Alliance of Poles in Ohio to the Alliance of Poles of America. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, publications, lists, and drafts of articles. A major topic of the correspondence is the Polish Armed Forces in Canada during World War II. A major correspondent is Konstanty Zielecki. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3930.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Union Hispano Americana (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual session of the Railroaders and Telegraphers Aid Society. Railroaders and Telegraphers Aid Society (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Barber's Benevolent Union Record Book. Barber's Benevolent Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS0146.xml The Barber's Benevolent Union of Cleveland, Ohio, was founded in 1874 to provide sick and death benefits to its members. The collection consists of a preamble, constitution, bylaws, and minutes. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS0146.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge Records. B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4774.xml The B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge was established in 1930 to reach Jews living on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of bylaws, lists, membership records, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook documents activities from 1937 to 1947, including war service, social activities, and information about individual members. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4774.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Records. B'nail B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4773.xml The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, minutes, lists, and newspaper clippings. A small amount of material from two individual lodges, Gateway and Lakeshore, is also part of the collection. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4773.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Records, Series II. B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4833.xml The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. the collection consists of minutes, newsletters, certificates, and charters of several lodges that were part of the Interlodge Council. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4833.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society Records. Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3955.xml The Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society was established in 1907 by immigrants from Bresk and Grodno, Lithuania, to provide fellowship and financial assistance to landsmen settling in Cleveland, Ohio. The Society has since become a primarily social club, sponsoring monthly meetings with entertainment programs and an annual banquet. It has also opened its membership to the entire Jewish community. The collection consists of minutes (1938-1960), constitutions, membership lists (1960 and 1976), receipts, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings and miscellany. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3955.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bulgarian-Macedonian Mutual Benefit Society-Pirin Records. Bulgarian-Macedonian Mutual Benefit Society- Pirin Records http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4059.xml The Bulgarian-Macedonian Mutual Benfit Society-Pirin was a mutual benefit society established in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1930 to provide insurance and financial services and to promote Bulgarian culture. It disbanded in 1954. The collection consists of a constitution, by-laws, minutes, membership lists, and instruction books. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4059.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Constitution and by-laws, Hungarian Ladies' Aid Society: organized 1865. Hungarian Ladies' Aid Society (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Constitution and by-laws of the Railroaders and Telegraphers Aid Society of Cleveland, O: As amended and adopted at annual meeting, December 14, 1897. Organized December 8th, 1885. Railroaders and Telegraphers Aid Society (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Czechoslovak Society of America Records. Czechoslovak Society of America http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3761.xml The Czechoslovak Society of America Records consist of financial records (1932-1936), including quarterly reports of various Cleveland, Ohio area lodges, bank statements, checks, receipts, check stubs, a copy of a constitution (1934) written in Czech and English, two copies of the CSBS Rules of Order (1898) in Czech, and a copy of a funeral address, also in Czech. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3761.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association Records. Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3937.xml The Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association was founded in 1906, by a group of Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish immigrants from Slobodka, Byelorussia, and originally called the Slobodker Ferein. The name was changed to the Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association in 1928. The Association's aims were the improvement of Jewish cultural and educational life, contributing to charitable organizations, and providing aid to Jewish educational institutions and members of the association. It is one of the few benevolent associations that still provides sick and death benefits to members and their families. The collection consists of minute books, dues books, an initiation book, and a 40th anniversary program. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3937.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Freedom Civic Association Records. Freedom Civic Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4771.xml The Freedom Civic Association, also known as Societa Gildonese of Cleveland, Ohio, was founded on May 15, 1917. Guiseppe Perrotti and others established the Society as a fraternal, social, and patriotic association for the benefit of fellow immigrants from the town of Gildone, Italy. The organization offered the Gildone immigrants health and death benefits, taught them English, and helped with employment. Originally meeting at Alta House in Cleveland's "Little Italy", the organization later moved to the Collinwood area. In recent years, the Society met at the Allegro Club until it disbanded in 1992. The collection consists of bound ledger books which record membership lists, minutes, financial information, and secretary's books. The remainder consists of loose materials including bylaws, constitutions, correspondence, membership lists, and financial information. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4771.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Freedom Civic Association records, 1917-1992. Freedom Civic Association, Societa§ Gildonese [Cleveland, Ohio] http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Gaelic Club records, 1930-1939. Gaelic Club, Cleveland Gaelic Athletic Association, Gaelic Athletic Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT George J. McMonagle Papers. McMonagle, George J. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4811.xml George J. McMonagle was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1906 of Irish descent. A graduate of Cleveland Marshall Law School in 1930, he practiced law for 34 years. In 1964, he was appointed a judge in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, winning election to that office in 1966. He retired in 1997. McMonagle has been active in Irish organizations in Cleveland, including as a charter member of the Irish Civic Association, founded in 1942, and as a member of the Irish Goodfellowship Club. An annual activity of the Irish Civic Association was the organization of the St. Patrick's Day parade and banquet. The two groups maintain a close relationship; the Civic Association's banquet also serves to honor the Goodfellowship Club's "Man of the Year." the collection consists of personal papers of George J. McMonagle and also records of the Irish Civic Association, which he served as secretary and president. Included is general correspondence concerning the Irish Civic Association, specific correspondence concerning t... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4811.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Gottscheer gedenkbuch. Kikel, John., Gottscheer Relief Association (Brooklyn, N.Y.) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Gustavus Adolphus Aid Society Records. Gustavus Adolphus Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4060.xml The Gustavus Adolphus Aid Society was a Swedish-American social benefit organization established in 1890, in Cleveland, Ohio. Offerings included sick and death benefits and insurance. The collection consists of minutes, membership lists, ledger sheets, doctors' certificates of health, and a certificate of incorporation. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4060.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3640.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association is a non-profit loan association established in 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally founded to aid needy Jewish immigrants but later expanded its service to anyone who could show real need. The collection consists of minute books, general account books, loan listing books, loan records books, membership record books, correspondence, reports, memorials, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3640.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series II. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4551.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association is a non-profit loan association established in 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally founded to aid needy Jewish immigrants but later expanded its service to anyone who could show real need. The collection consists of loan accounts, applications, and membership files, bank passbooks, tax forms, memorial bequest records, and correspondence. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4551.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series III. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4782.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association is a non-profit loan association established in 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally founded to aid needy Jewish immigrants but later expanded its service to anyone who could show real need. The collection consists of articles of incorporation, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, loan applications, and lists of loans granted. This collection is of value to those interested in loan records as an index to the effects of changing ethnic neighborhood patterns, Jewish migration from the former Soviet Union, and changing economic circumstances upon members of both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities of Greater Cleveland, Ohio. Of particular interest are records pertaining to the Heights Area Project Mortgage Assistance Program, a cooperative attempt by the Jewish Community Federation and the Hebrew Free Loan Association, and the Soviet Emigre Resettlement Program. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4782.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series V. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5462.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association (founded 1904) is a century-old benevolent institution. It grants small, interest-free loans of up to $7,500 on a non-sectarian basis to individuals in financial need who do not qualify to borrow from conventional sources such as banks. A majority of the loans granted are for educational purposes; other loans are for a wide-range of needs such as home repairs, emergency medical care, rent, and funerals. The Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series V collection consists of loan applications, bylaws, correspondence, DVDs, financial statements, lists, meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs, proclamations, resolutions, and tributes. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5462.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Heights Benevolent and Social Union Records. Heights Benevolent and Social Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3951.xml The Heights Benevolent and Social Union (HBSU) is the oldest existing Jewish benevolent society in Cleveland, Ohio. It was organized on April 16, 1881, as the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union and received its state charter two years later. The organization was established to aid its members in case of illness or death, to assist non-members in "unfortunate circumstances," and to cultivate friendly and social relations among its members. It was formed by twenty-four Hungarian Jews who gathered for their first meeting in the shoe store of Ben Shlesinger, the society's first president. In 1919, the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union officially changed its name to the initials HBSU, indicating that membership was no longer based on Jewish national origin. In the late 1960s, the organization adopted the name Heights Benevolent and Social Union for publicity uses. By 1885, the organization had over 100 members and membership subsequently increased to 763 in 1916. During the early 1980s, membership was appro... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3951.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Heights Benevolent and Social Union Records, Series II. Heights Benevolent and Social Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4755.xml The Heights Benevolent and Social Union was organized in 1881 in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union, serving Hungarian Jewish immigrants. By 1969 its name had been changed to the Heights Benevolent and Social Union, reflecting open membership to those not of Hungarian background. The collection consists of bylaws and amendments to the bylaws, a membership card and fact sheet, and a dues statement and envelope. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4755.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hungarian Aid Society Records. Hungarian Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4792.xml The Hungarian Aid Society was formed in 1863 in Cleveland, Ohio, for the mutual protection and relief of its Jewish members. Hungarian Jewish immigrants Morris Black, his brother David Black, Herman Sampliner, and others established the fraternal organization to help new immigrants, assist the needy and sick, bury the dead, and provide benefits to orphans and widows. In 1948, the Society reorganized as a cemetery society. In the early 1960s, its operations were taken over by Park Synagogue. The collection consists of minutes, annual reports, cemetery records, legal documents, and correspondence. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4792.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Independent Mezricher Association Records. Independent Mezricher Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4234.xml The Independent Mezricher Association is an organization of Cleveland, Ohio-area Jews whose origins were in Mezrich (Miedzyrzec), Poland. The association maintains cemetery plots for members, sponsors social events, maintains contact with other Mezricher groups, and contributes to projects in Israel. The collection consists of minutes, 1964-1986, correspondence, financial statements, a cemetery account book, membership lists, newspaper clippings, commemorative booklets, a constitution, and a map. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4234.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland minutes, 1902-1987. Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Records. Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563.xml The Jewish Community Federation is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio, which traces its origin to the Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland (founded 1903). The Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland changed its name to the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland in 1926, and in 1930, added a fundraising arm, the Jewish Welfare Fund of Cleveland. In 1951 the Jewish Welfare Federation merged with the Jewish Community Council to become the Jewish Community Federation. The collection consists of correspondence, trustee and committee minutes and reports, annual reports, surveys, membership lists, newspaper clippings, publications, research papers, and scrapbooks. The collection also includes material pertaining to the Federation and its antecedents, as well as to local, national, and international organizations with which the Federation was involved; and subjects of concern to the local Jewish community including the Jewish Welfare Fund. Al... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Records (Restricted). Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563A.xml The Jewish Community Federation is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio, which traces its origin to the Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland (founded 1903). The Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland changed its name to the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland in 1926, and in 1930, added a fundraising arm, the Jewish Welfare Fund of Cleveland. In 1951 the Jewish Welfare Federation merged with the Jewish Community Council to become the Jewish Community Federation. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and published literature removed from MS 4563 Jewish Community Federation Records because of sensitive or confidential subject matter. It includes records of the Jewish Community Council's Community Relations Committee and its Conciliation and Arbitration Board, as well as case histories from various Jewish social service agencies. The Community Relations Committee investigated allegations of discriminatio... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563A.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Records, Series II. The Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4835.xml The Jewish Community Federation is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio, which traces its origin to the Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland (founded 1903). The Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland changed its name to the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland in 1926, and in 1930, added a fundraising arm, the Jewish Welfare Fund of Cleveland. In 1951 the Jewish Welfare Federation merged with the Jewish Community Council to become the Jewish Community Federation. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, trustee and committee minutes, reports, proposals, newspaper clippings, wills, and financial records. Records are organized into three series consisting of administrative files, endowment funds, and social planning and research. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4835.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Knights of Equity Records. Knights of Equity http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4834.xml The Knights of Equity is a Roman Catholic Irish social group first established in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Knights of Equity Supreme Council. It then grew into a national organization. The Cleveland group was active from 1895 to 1905. Three courts were founded in Cleveland, one of which eventually had 5,000 members. After 1905, the group disintegrated in Cleveland, but continued to grow in other cities. In 1954, bylaws first included women in the organization. In 1960, the National Daughters of Erin were officially accepted by the Knights as an auxiliary. The collection consists of copies of the articles of incorporation, constitution and bylaws, ritual and installation ceremony program, an anniversary booklet, and miscellaneous newsletter copies. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4834.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Konstitucija. Lietuviu Amerikos Pilieuciu Klubo. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Liberty Aid Society Records. Liberty Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4015.xml The Liberty Aid Society was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1920 as a mutual aid society for Jewish immigrants. It also sponsored social activities and was active in the Zionist movement. The collection consists of membership, financial and cemetery records, minutes, correspondence, legal documents and clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4015.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Polish Library Home Records. Polish Library Home http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4133.xml The Polish Library Home was located on Kenilworth Avenue in the Cleveland, Ohio, Tremont neighborhood. It housed a large collection of Polish literature and served as a meeting place for Polish groups, including several lodges of the Polish National Alliance, a fraternal insurance organization which sought to preserve Polish culture and worked for the re-establishment of a free Poland. The home closed in 1984. The collection consists of minute books, dues books, and an account book of the home. Also included are minute books, ledger books, dues books, and insurance rolls of the Polish National Alliance, Groups 171, 229, 861 and 2584. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4133.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, Group 1938 Records. Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, Group 1938 http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3961.xml Group 1938 was one of a number of Cleveland, Ohio, chapters of the Polish National Alliance, a national fraternal insurance society founded in 1879, with its first Cleveland chapter established in 1886. The collection consists of minutes, ledgers, financial records, constitution booklets, correspondence, membership applications and statements, and grades from the lodge's Polish school. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3961.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, Group 229 Records. Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, Group 229 http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4138.xml Group 229 of the Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America is the Cleveland, Ohio, branch of a Polish-American cultural and fraternal-insurance society. It was established in 1905 and merged with Group 1244 in 1929. The collection consists of two minute books. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4138.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Reglamento de las leyes generales del Centro Espaänol Americano. Centro Espaänol Americano (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Reglamento de las leyes generales del Centro Espanol Americano. Centro Espaänol Americano (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Slovene National Benefit Society Records. Slovene National Benefit Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4134.xml The Slovene National Benefit Society (Slovenska Narodna Podporna Jednota) and the Slovene Progressive Benefit Society (Slovenske Svobodomiselne Podporne Zveze) were two socialist-oriented fraternal insurance societies. Lunder Adamic Lodge 20, a Cleveland, Ohio, branch of the SSPZ, merged with Lodge 28 of the SNPJ in 1941. The collection consists of minutes, financial records, membership rosters, and correspondence of three Slovenian fraternal lodges in Cleveland, Ohio. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4134.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Slovene National Benefit Society Records, Series II. Slovene National Benefit Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4175.xml The Slovene National Benefit Society (Slovenska Narodna Podporna Jednota) is a socialist-oriented fraternal insurance society. It was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1904 and has several branches in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1941 it absorbed another fraternal insurance society, the Slovene Progressive Benefit Society (Slovenske Svobodomiselne Zveze). The collection consists of constitutions, bylaws, minutes, account books, ledger books, membership rolls, dues books, sickness and hospital benefit records, funeral service records, and publications of the national society and four of its lodges in Cleveland, Ohio. Includes minutes of Lodge 120 of the Slovene Progressive Benefit Society (1919-1941). http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4175.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Slovenian Benefit Society Slovenija Records. Slovenian Benefit Society Slovenija http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4173.xml The Slovenian Benefit Society Slovenija is an independent Slovene-American benefit society formed ca. 1895 in Cleveland, Ohio, by a splinter group from Marijn Spolek, the first Slovenian lodge in the city. It provided insurance and organized both the first Slovenian men's chorus (Zora) and a gymnastics group which developed into the Slovenian Sokol (Slovenski Sokol). The collection consists of bylaws, minute books, account books, membership books, a ledger book, and a dues book. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4173.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT St. Andrews Scottish Benevolent Society Records. St. Andrews Scottish Benevolent Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3582.xml The Cleveland, Ohio, branch of the St. Andrews Society, an international benevolent organization, was founded in 1846 and has sponsored numerous cultural events as well as the Cleveland Scottish Old Folks Home, which existed from 1919-1951. The Cleveland branch of the society dissolved in 1962. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, legal papers and membership records. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3582.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Swiss Society Records. Swiss Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4683.xml The Swiss Society was created in 1872 as the Schweizerischen Unterstuetzungs Verein by a group of members from the Swiss male chorus, then known as the Schweizer Gesang Verein Gruetli Bund, in Cleveland, Ohio. A mutual aid society for those of Swiss descent, the Swiss Society provided not only insurance to members, but also sought to preserve and nurture the German-Swiss culture, language, and literature. In 1873, the Swiss Society affiliated itself as a branch society with the Gruetli Bund der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord Amerika, which later became the North American Swiss Alliance. In 1881, the Society reorganized as the Schweizer Verein von Cleveland, Ohio. In 1885, the Swiss Society in Cleveland was elected as the executive society for the North American Swiss Alliance. By 1942, the group officially adopted the English name of Swiss Society and was still in operation in 1994. The Swiss Ladies Aid Society was closely associated with the Swiss Society and was originally known as the Schweizer Frauen Unters... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4683.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Workmen's Circle of Cleveland Photographs, Series II. Workmen's Circle of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG523.xml Workmen's Circle of Cleveland, Ohio, (f. 1904) is a secular Jewish fraternal organization formed in the United States to perpetuate Yiddish language and culture, support and promote the liberal political agenda, offer both health and death benefits, and provide a meeting place for fellowship. The collection consists of 219 black-and-white prints, 32 color prints, and 5 hand-tinted prints primarily from Branch 1030 (f. 1939). Included are individual portraits, group portraits of outing, parties, and events, such as a banquet, a branch installation, and Decoration Day. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG523.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Workmen's Circle of Cleveland Records. Workmen's Circle of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4026.xml The Workmen's Circle (Arbeter Ring) is a fraternal organization designed to perpetuate Yiddish language and culture, seek social reform, and provide support and protection for immigrants. The first Cleveland, Ohio, branch, No. 79, was organized in 1904. The Cleveland branch provides insurance, operates a cemetery, teaches Yiddish classes, and has supported such issues as unionizing the Cleveland garment industry, child labor laws, social security, civil rights, and fighting Soviet anti-semitism. In 1975, there were six branches in Cleveland, with a school, the Workmen's Circle Educational Center, located on South Green Road. The collection consists of minutes, notes and related material of the Great Lakes Regional Board, minutes of the National Executive Board, correspondence, reports of the Ohio District Conference, 1978, and the national convention, 1980, receipt book, newsletters of Cleveland branches and the Great Lakes Region, programs, invitations, branch leader manuals, photocopies of scrapbooks, news... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4026.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Workmen's Circle of Cleveland Records, Series II. Workmen's Circle of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4891.xml The Workmen's Circle of Cleveland (f. 1904) is a secular Jewish fraternal organization formed in the United States to perpetuate Yiddish language and culture, support and promote the liberal political agenda, offer both health and death benefits, and provide a meeting place for fellowship. Its Yiddish cultural programming includes lectures, readings, concerts, third Passover seders, and the I.L. Peretz Workmen's Circle School, a supplementary program for children. Branch 1030, one of a number of Cleveland, Ohio, branches, was the first English speaking branch and was founded in 1939. Following World War II and the Holocaust and the continuing acculturation into American life of the descendants of its Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrant founders, the Workmen's Circle, in Cleveland and nationwide, has been experiencing significant and continuous loss of membership. The Workmen's Circle's group health plan and death benefits, both of which are available on a non-sectarian basis, are the major source of membershi... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4891.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Workmen's Circle Records, Series IV. Gift of Jack Greminger http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5456.xml The Workmen's Circle, or Arbeiter Ring, is a secular Jewish fraternal organization founded to build a better world, foster cultural Jewishness, and offer friendships. Early on, the Circle was viewed as an organization of labor unionists, including Socialists, although there was no official connection. Members demonstrated for social security, unemployment compensation, child labor laws, workmen's compensation, and health security, and supported candidates who were in favor of these issues. The group also provided lectures, poetry readings, plays, shows, and concerts in Yiddish. Camp Vladek (called the Workmen's Circle Camp) in Rock Creek, Ohio was a summer resort for adults and a children's camp from 1950-1963, when it was sold and the proceeds were used to build a Workmen's Circle Educational Center at 1980 Green Road in 1964. The I. L. Peretz Workmen's Circle School first opened in 1918 and became a center for adult Yiddish classes and Yiddish cultural programming. Since the Holocaust, the Ci... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5456.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT