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"Regulations of the Vine-Growers Association" – Rishon LeZion, Early 20th Century

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"Regulations of the cooperative vine-growers association of the Rishon LeZion and Zichron Ya'akov wineries LTD". Rishon LeZion, [ca. 1910s]. Hebrew.
A list of regulations, typewritten on eight separate pages, regularizing the activity of the "Vine-Growers Association" of Palestine: the aim of the association, planting vineyards, accepting new members, allocating funds, meetings and committees, and other subjects.
"The Vine-Growers Association" ("Agudat HaKormim") was established in 1905 by a group of farmers from the wineries of Baron Edmund de Rothschild. The vine-growers' goal was to take responsibility for the wineries and the trade and after a successful trial period, the Baron was persuaded to give them the authority over the wineries. The association is still active.
8 pp (separate leaves), approx. 33.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, filing holes and fold lines. Tears along the top of the first leaf, reinforced with a paper strip mounted on verso. Handwriting on top of the first leaf and several handwritten corrections on other pages.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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