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First Hebrew Benevolent Society by-laws and constitution, 1900.

Philanthropic organization founded in San Francisco most likely in 1849. Its members were primarily Jewish immigrants from Poland and England and its stated purpose was to provide “relief of indigent, needy, sick and burial of the poor.”

Collection consists of a 1900 printing of the constitution and by-laws of the First Hebrew Benevolent Society in San Francisco, California. Also included is a photocopy of the 1867 by-laws and constitution.


First Hebrew Benevolent Society (San Francisco, Calif.)


1 folder.

Collection #

BANC MSS 2010/518

Publication Date

January 31, 1900

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