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Portland Lodge 218 IOBB minutes, 1874

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The first page of the Portland Lodge #218 I.O.B.B. minutes book lists the names of petitioners for memberships in the organization that became B'nai B'rith, a Jewish service organization founded in New York City.

B'nai B'rith means "children of the covenant."

Among other activities, the Portland Lodge purchased the land that became the Smith Street Cemetery in Portland.

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  • Title: Portland Lodge 218 IOBB minutes, 1874
  • Creation Date: 1874-07-19
  • Subject Date: 1874-07-19
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2526, Box 14A/1
  • Collection: Wolf/Waterman Family Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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