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Breziner Sick and Benevolent Society Records

Identifier: RG 809

Scope and Contents

Constitution. Minutes, 1953-1970. Financial records pertaining to relief activities in Poland, Germany, Israel. Correspondence pertaining to World War II relief activities, 1941-1976. Untitled manuscript of Jacob Fogel's memoirs of Brzeziny. Anniversary journals, newspaper clippings, photographs, miscellaneous membership records, materials pertaining to the Breziner memorial book.


  • Creation: 1908 - 1976


Biographical / Historical

Founded in New York in 1896 by immigrants from Brzeziny, Poland, and chartered in 1899. Established the Breziner Ladies Auxiliary in 1932 and the Breziner Relief Committee in 1945. Maintains ties and conducts joint activities with the Breziner landsmanshaft in Israel.


1.25 Linear Feet

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