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Chmielniker Sick and Benevolent Society Records

Identifier: RG 1081

Scope and Contents

Souvenir journal, 1935. Journal of the United Chmielniker Relief Committee, 1938. Meeting notices. Journal of the Association of Former Residents of Chmielniker in Israel, 1963, 1967-1976, 1978. Photographic plate, stamp, banners, cemetery map. Memorial book, 1960.


  • Creation: 1935 - 1978


Biographical / Historical

Organized in New York in 1929 by immigrants from Chmielnik, Poland as the Chmielniker Sick and Benevolent Society of Poland, Inc. Conducted relief activities during World War II. After the war, sent financial aid to landslayt in Israel. The Chmielniker Young Ladies Auxiliary was established in 1931 to aid needy landslayt and to support charitable institutions.


2 Boxes (1 5" legal,1 3" OS)

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