German Friendly Society records
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German Friendly Society records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: German Friendly Society (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: German Friendly Society records
Dates: 1931-1937
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1931

Biographical/Historical Note

The German Friendly Society was organized in Savannah, Georgia on 26 July 1837 in response to the influx of German immigrants coming to Savannah. It was created as a charitable organization to help provide relief for their members, widows, orphans, and to promote social and friendly harmony among the members of the society. The Society accepted white male members between the ages of twenty one and forty five and must be a native of Germany or linked to German descendants.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the bylaws, programs, and invitations from the German Friendly Society of Savannah, Georgia from 1931 to 1937.

Index Terms

Bylaws (administrative records)
German Friendly Society (Savannah, Ga.)
Programs (documents)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.