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[Ahavath Sholom Minutes]

Description: Handwritten list of the thirty one members of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in 1895 in Fort Worth, Texas. The front of the document lists the members of the congregation, and the back of the document lists the officers. When the list was created, Ahavath Sholom was the only synagogue in Fort Worth.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The minutes discuss a legal dispute with a "chazzan," or a prayer leader who sued the congregation.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

Kinghts of Honor Benefit Certificate

Description: Certificate of benefit to member, Wilhelm Meier, in the amount of $2,000 for his wife, Louise Meier, upon his death; signed at Brenham, Texas
Date: April 6, 1893
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Registry Receipt, January 6, 1896]

Description: A registry receipt from the Chambersville, Texas Post Office for registered letter number 2, received of C. B. Moore on January 6, 1896, and addressed to J. D. Shaw in Waco, Texas. The reverse side contains a message regarding the weather and other matters associated with farming.
Date: January 6, 1896
Creator: Chambersville Post Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections