The Mutual Aid Group

The Mutual Aid Group

The Mutual Aid Group was a group of ten members that each paid fifty dollars every six months into the fund for the benefit of the member whose turn it was to receive the money. People related to the file include Tokusaburo Nishizeki (member), Keizo Yamada (member), Kunizo Mori (member), Shikazo Osato (member), Kinya Hinatsu (member), Sozo Mochizuki (member), Misa Mochizuki (member), Takejiro Kubota (member), Goichiro Nagamatsu (member), Senjuro Sato (member), and Hyogoro Fujii (member).


OrgNameThe Mutual Aid Group
Custodian Identification Number12935


Custodian Case Files (1)


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