Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Friends Employment Society was founded in 1862 in New York City by Hicksite women as the Women's Association of Friends for the Employment and Relief by Clothing of the Suffering Poor. Incorporated in 1902, it provided employment for the working poor by providing sewing projects. In 1948 it revised its charter to state its purpose of giving help to needy people, through contributions to other charitable organizations. This collection contains minutes and...
Overview Founded in 1873 in New York City and incorporated in 1890, the Young Friends' Aid Association sought to provide the destitute with the temporary pecuniary or material aid necessary to support them into financial independence. Substantial aid was given to unemployed fathers, the homeless, and widows with children, although scholarships and student loans were also made available on occasion. The collection includes minutes, lists of members, financial records, and a scrapbook of activities...
- Church work with the poor -- New York (State) 1
- Clothing and dress 1
- Nonprofit organizations -- New York 1
- Quaker women -- New York (State) -- Societies and clubs 1
- Quakers -- Societies, etc. 1
- Society of Friends -- Charities 1
- Society of Friends -- Charities -- New York 1
- Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 1
- Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 1
- Women -- New York (State) -- Societies and clubs 1
- Women -- New York (State) -- Societies, etc. 1
- Women in charitable work -- New York (State) -- New York 1 ∧ less