The contents of the collection consist of a bound minute book, beginning with the first meeting on June 26, 1887 and ending
with a meeting on January 23, 1922. In the minute book, besides the meeting minutes, there are lists of members, dues accounting
and tributes to deceased members. Also included is The Yoval (Jubilee) Book commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding
of the lodge, containing history, photos, tributes, advertisements and pages about later B’nai B’rith groups, women, young
women and young men.
The Independent Order of B’nai B’rith, founded in 1843, is the oldest continually operating Jewish service organization in
the world, with lodges and chapters worldwide. The first San Diego lodge, the Lasker Lodge #370 was founded in 1887 and celebrated
its 50th anniversary in 1937. The lodge was named for Eduard Lasker.
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