University of Minnesota

Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc., Records

Finding Aid


IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Amerikas Latviesu Palidzibas Fonds (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Dates: 1955-1969
Abstract: Records (1955-1969) of Amerikas Latviesu Palidzibas Fonds (Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc.) consist of a loose-leaf notebook with brochures explaining insurance plans, and minutes and related materials of relief fund board meetings.
Quantity: 1 notebook.
Language: In Latvian.
Collection ID: IHRC1345

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Amerikas Latviesu Palidzibas Fonds (The Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc.) was founded in 1952 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As of 1972, it had about 12,000 members in the United States and Canada. The Fund provides Latvian immigrants with life and health insurance plans through a mutual assistance foundation. It also provides welfare services to elderly and impoverished Latvian Americans.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc. Records, Latvian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Latvian Americans--Societies, etc.
Friendly societies.
Insurance, Fraternal.

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