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Minute Book vol. 06, 1862 - 1869

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00180359

Scope and Contents

257 pages. Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Managers of the Association for the Care of Colored Orphans. Some minutes discuss the admission of formerly enslaved children into the Shelter. Pages 105-108 and 191 are blank and were not scanned. An index of names is found on pages 247-261.

Subjects: Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.); Minutes (Records); Orphanages; Charity organization; African American children; Slavery; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; African Americans--Education; Freedmen

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)

Dates

  • 1862 - 1869

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