Progress Club

11 West Park
Founded 1872


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Newspaper Articles

January 28, 1912 - Progress Club's Fortieth Anniversary

July 6, 1913 - Work was Begun on Alterations, Improvements to the Progress Club Building

From: "The Enduring Community" by William B. Helmreich

The Progress Club was founded in 1872 by seventeen young Jewish men. The original name for the club was the "No Name Club". This was done to arouse the inquisitiveness of non-members and make them anxious to join.