Donations to the Ladies’ Sewing Society of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum, and an accounting of the money due to the Society from the Federation. The Ladies’ Sewing Society of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum was founded in 1861. It helped girls adjust to life in the Asulym and trained them to do household work. It also provided counseling and after-care services for recent female graduates. 1916.


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