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Friends' Workcamp Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-774
Overview

The Weekend Workcamps Program originated on the eve of World War II. It provides volunteers and opportunity to work in an inner city community, interact with neighbors, and dialog on peace and justice issues. Today the Friends' Workcamp Program operates under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee on Peace and Concerns. Records include minutes, reports, project files, correspondence, and other records from 1942 to the present.

Dates: 1942-2015

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting workcamps photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-134
Overview The Weekend Workcamps Program originated on the eve of World War II. It provides volunteers and opportunity to work in an inner city community, interact with neighbors, and dialog on peace and justice issues. Today the Friends' Workcamp Program operates under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee on Peace and Concerns. This collection includes miscellaneous photographs, primarily of Weekend Workcamps in the Philadelphia area, but also has some images of...
Dates: 1950 - 2002

Judy and Michael Van Hoy Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-341
Overview The papers of Judy and Michael Van Hoy, members of Green Street Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who have been deeply involved in social justice concerns particularly through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Workcamps programs. Both also were active in international workcamps, especially in Kenya. Judy Van Hoy maintained correspondence with many international workcampers, including extensive correspondence with Jane Swart, a South African who worked at the Quaker Peace Centre...
Dates: 1967 - 2015

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
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Housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Inner cities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1