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"Education of the Freedmen By Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers During the Civil War and Reconstruction Period"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-094
Overview Frank O. Wargny's 1947 master's thesis at John Hopkins University, entitled "Education of the Freedmen by Baltimore Quakers during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period," describes the efforts of Philadelphia and Baltimore area Quakers to provide education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. It provides a brief history of Philadelphia area Quakers' abolition efforts prior to the Civil War, including the work of Benezet and Woolman, but the majority of the manuscript focuses on the...
Dates: 1947

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  • Names: Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends X
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