Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Correspondence, papers, photographs, and records. Includes letters of Elihu Burritt (1810-1879) and others on Quakers, African Americans, and slavery; also papers of Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) on Quakers, African Americans, and peace; and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) papers and Free Produce Association records relating to Taylor's work for free produce labor.
Overview This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.