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The Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-053
Overview This Hicksite Quaker women's charity was organized in 1844 and incorporated in 1856. Its mission was to provide employment in sewing for poor women. Lucretia Mott served as president until 1866. The Association went out of existence in 1926. The collection contains legal documents, financial records, membership list (1849-1872), reports, correspondence, and related papers.
Dates: 1841-1929

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania X
  • Names: Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women X