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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Josiah H. Branson account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book, labeled by Branson as volume 2. The book records Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots, repairing shoes, slippers, and boots, and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.
Dates: 1860-1862

Carter Nash correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-134
Overview This collection contains the letters of Carter Nash, a Quaker inmate of a federal correctional institution in Texarkana, Texas, to Special Collections at Haverford College, regarding his religious beliefs and requests for books. This correspondence took place from 1999 to 2000. Eventually, this correspondence led to his publication of a September 2000 column in the publication Quaker Life. A copy of the column is also included.
Dates: 1999-2000

William Parker scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-012
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook which is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a former slave who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania, and was a key actor in the Christiana Riot, and described his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.
Dates: 1910

Smiley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1113
Abstract In 1883, Quakers Albert Keith Smiley and his brother Daniel Smiley organized the first annual conference to discuss assistance to Native Americans at their estate at Lake Mohonk in New York state. These conferences were widely attended by specialists in various fields, as well as important officials. Only later were Native Americans represented, but they did come. The concern to "uplift" was also directed at Filipino, Hawaiian, African American and Puerto Rican peoples, though attention at the...
Dates: 1885-1983; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1930

Joseph Walton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-083
Overview Joseph Walton's diary entries focus on his various religious visits in the United States, and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, descriptions of the communities he visited, discussions concerning the status of free African Americans, and issues surrounding voting, as well as descriptions of his time among Seneca and Onondaga reservations in New York.
Dates: 1875-1894