Lazar collection – folder Josiah Lazar documents Articles of co-partnerships between Benjamin D. Lazar of Homestad of Josiah D. Lazar of Pittsburgh. 7/1/1919 B.D. Lazar Company, business of selling at wholesale, candy, confections, cigars and specialities Continue for another three years starting 6/1/1921 Father of both, Solomon Lazerovitz, loaned them sum of $10K without interest on 7/1/1919 to start business. Agree to pay father $125/mo stargin 6/1/1921 as long as he lives and after his death pay mother Ida Lazerovitz $125/mo as long as she lives. Paid out of profits of business. Out of profits they will purchase for father within three years from 6/1/1921 a home to cost $10K. Benjamin shall act as general mgr, buying merchanidise and having general charge of the sales and the credits. He shall sign all checks. Brother is salesman. Each party draw wages $25/week.