VILBIG (Vilner yiddisher bildungs gezelshaft), Vilna. Records.

Title: VILBIG (Vilner Yidishe Bildungs Gezelshaft)
Inclusive Dates: 1923-1940
ID: RG 11
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2'1"; 5 5"lgl
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Organization: All boxes are arranged in folder numerical sequence

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in 7 series: I) Administration (folders 1-10); II) Corres. - General (11-27); III) Corres. - Local Branches (28-45); IV) Educational Courses Section (46-54); V) VILBIG Various Sections (55-61); VI) Scout Club "BIN" (The Bee) (62-65); VII) Varia (66-67)

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Vilna Jewish Education Society.  Organized in Vilna, Poland in September 1924 to promote secular education among the Yiddish-speaking population.  Developed a number of successful educational programs but was unable to establish tuition-free Yiddish schools.  Was still active during the Soviet occupation of Vilna, 1939-1941.  Ceased to exist during the Nazi occupation.
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In addition to the online finding aid there is also a finding aid in Yiddish, 9 pp., ms.

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