Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Correspondence, 1910-1939; minutes, 1912-1923; quarterly and annual financial reports, 1910-1934; clippings; life insurance policies, 1923-1934; and receipts for insurance payments, 1933-1935; and personal papers of the group's recording secretary, John J. Ryan, including clippings, union membership records, and greeting cards, 1896-1958.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10024
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS), an African American insurance cooperative headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It also contains related papers of NIBS founder A.W. Holmes. The correspondence in the collection is mostly written by African Americans, from NIBS policy holders to leaders of the African American community. There is also correspondence between A.W. Holmes and various local churches and benefit societies, national charitable and...
Dates: 1912 - 1964