United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society minute book 1839-1867
United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society minute book
United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society
The minute book of the United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society describes the business proceedings of a mid-19th century African American self-help organization. A hybrid of an insurance agency and charitable operation, the United Sons bound together members of the African American community of Salem, New Jersey, providing a social network, a financial safety net, and support in the event of illness or death.
The material is in English
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