United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society minute book  1839-1867
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Title: United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society minute book
Creator: United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society
Inclusive dates: 1839-1867
Extent: 184 pages
Abstract:
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.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu