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The Stoliner Progressive Society

According to The Guide to YIVO Archives, the Stoliner Progressive Society was

organized in New York in 1919 by immigrants from Stolin, Byelorussia. Affiliated with Stoliner branches of the Workmen’s Circle. Supported by charities and the local Hebrew school.


The Stoliner Progressive Society Constitution – first several pages:

Membership List

Membership – Stoliner Progressive Society:

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Cemetery Plot

The Stoliner Progressive Society also purchased a burial plot for their members at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Glendale, Queens, NY in section M-46.

Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
7800 Myrtle Avenue (map)
Glendale, NY 11385
(718) 821-0200
The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
The office is open Sunday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
The gates/grounds are open Sunday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


JewishGen also compiled a list of members of the Stoliner Progressive Society using 1960’s membership lists and burial receipt stubs from the YIVO Archives.

The YIVO Archives, which are housed at the Center for Jewish History, contain the organization's cemetery records, financial information, and minutes of meetings in Yiddish (Record Group 847, 3 Boxes).

The Center for Jewish History
Lillian Goldman Reading Room
15 W. 16th Street, 2nd floor (map)
New York, NY 10011
(212) 294-6143

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