This collection contains largely black and white photographs of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.
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Biographical / Historical
The New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) is the central organizing body for Quaker meetings and worship groups in New York State, northern and central New Jersey, and southwestern Connecticut. NYYM appoints committees and holds business meetings at the various levels. The Yearly Meeting also supports a conference center, Powell House, located in Old Chatham, New York, and a school, Oakwood Friends School, located in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Roy Moger (1906-1990) was a teacher and member of Westbury Monthly Meeting. Roy and his second wife, Elizabeth Hass Moger, were active in New York Yearly Meeting; Elizabeth served as Keeper of the Records in the Haviland Record Room, New York City.
This collection contains personal photographs taken by Roy Moger of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the meeeting houses, the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.
The photographs are arranged according to topic, such as the name of the of meeting or event.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of NYYM, 1997.
An item level of the contents is stored with the collection.
When received from New York Yearly Meeting, two groups of Roy Moger's photographs were processed as separate picture collections, PA 092 and 094. Upon review in 2018, the collections were united as PA 092. The former PA 094, one folder, was previously titled Roy Moger Picture Collection, New York Yearly Meeting Events.
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[Indicate the cited item or series here], Roy Moger New York Yearly Meeting photograph collection, PA 092, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/7/resources/9314 Accessed December 13, 2019.