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Overview The Free Produce Assocation of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was a Quaker organization, founded in 1845 in Philadelphia, PA. The free produce association was a boycott movement against "produce," anything produced by slave labor. This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from...
Overview This collection contains materials pertaining to the Taylor family. It contains correspondence, journals, legal documents, genealogical information, and research in the history of Quakerism. There are also many photographs in the collection, including carte de vistas and other nineteenth century photographic techniques. Other related families within the collection include the Savery, Scattergood, Richie, Hooton, and Roberts families.
Dates: 1700 - 1944
Overview In the volume, George W. Taylor describes his family genealogy, his early education, his experiences growing up as a Quaker and a conversation he had with Elias Hicks, his career as a teacher in New York and Pennsylvania, and his business selling slave-free labor dry goods during the Civil War.
Overview This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of convinced Quaker George W. Taylor, which contain business correspondence.
- Quakers -- History 4
- Quakers 3
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quaker businesspeople 1
- Quaker lawyers 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Slave labor 1
- Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
- account books 1
- autobiographies (documents) 1
- correspondence 1
- financial records 1
- genealogies (histories) 1
- manuscripts (documents) 1 ∧ less
- Hooton, Elizabeth 1
- Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
- Richards, John 1
- Richie, Edward 1
- Savery, William, 1750-1804 1