- Existence: 1889 - 1979
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial statements,...
Scope and Content note This collection includes photocopies and reproductions related to Leonhard Friedrich, and includes: an exhibition copy of an indictment notice from the Gestapo, in German, dated September 18, 1942, citing the reason for arrest as his “politically negative attitude to the National Socialist state, evidenced by his pacifist and pro-Jewish attitudes, particularly in the context of his prominent role in the Society of Friends (Quakers),” a translation of that notice by Paul Oestreicher, June 11,...