Faternal Obligation of an Independent Society
- Title (English):
- Faternal Obligation of an Independent Society
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- International Workers Order (IWO)
- New York, New York, United States
- ID Number:
- File Name:
- Address (creator):
- 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
- Work Type:
- organization files
- Fraternal Orders- Lodges, Activities
Membership- Benefits, Insurance
IWO JPFO Organizational History
Recreational Camps- Camp Kinderland, Camp Wo-Chi-Ca, Camp Lakeland
- Marked up draft of document listing the practical and financial services that an independent fraternal society should provide such as cemetery, accident and medical benefits, loans, as well as attendance at weddings, anniversaries, funerals and unveilings, and visits to sick members. Indicates it should look to provide homes for aged members, recreational camps, and other needed but less common items.
- The Jewish People’s Fraternal Order was the largest ‘national’ section of the International Workers Order (IWO) which focused on cultural awareness and celebration, mutual support especially in health insurance coverage, and anti-fascist activities. The IWO also gave particular emphasis to supporting the rights and interests of African Americans. Documents include language and representations which comprise the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that Cornell University or its staff endorse or approve of negative representations or stereotypes presented.
- Cite As:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
- Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
- Archival Collection:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
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