Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...
Abstract This collection includes thank-you letters from African-American scholars to their Quaker teachers of the Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People. Also included are other writing assignments.