Even though the title of the record book and most other documents were in Yiddish, the Finance Committee statements were in English.
The members of the committee, which was raising money to build a synagogue for Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh, were Samuel Rosenberg, a native of Poland, was a merchant; David Shwartz, a native of Russia who ran a clothing store; Joseph Mack, a native of Russia, was a clothing merchant; I Santasky, Nathan Stein, a native of Russia, was a dry goods peddler; and A.J. Bernstein, a native of Russia, ran a clothing store.
Mack was president, Rosenberg the treasurer, and Stein the secretary of the committee.
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