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Branson-Jackson Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna...
Dates: 1794-1962

Friends' Employment Society Record

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-098
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...
Dates: 1862-1948

New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults Committee on Ways and Means minutes

Identifier: SFHL-SC-214

The volume contains the minutes of the Ways and Means Committee of the New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults, 1816-1817, and a list of subscribers. Typed synopsis included.

Dates: 1816-1817

New York Female Association records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-095

Formed in 1798 to give aid to the sick poor, the New York Female Association created the first public female school in New York in 1800. Until 1845, it worked with the Free School Society to establish and maintain public schools in New York while also continuing its efforts to help the indigent. Since 1845, the association has been a small gift-giving committee. The collection includes minutes and financial records.

Dates: 1798-1988

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-051

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of Free People of Color was a Quaker society in New York City, organized in 1839. Its purpose was to support the abolition of slavery and educational charities for blacks. This small collection contains a minute book (6/1839-5/1843) and loose minutes (1844).

Dates: 1839-1844

Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.)

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-097
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...
Dates: 1873-1967; 1873-1967

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Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 2
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 2
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Branson family 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Cox, John, 1860-1951 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Davis, Mary E., d. 1879 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Free-School Society of New-York 1
Garvan, Theresa 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Hawkins, Harry A., b. 1860 1
Hoag, May 1
Lawton, Albert R., 1858-1930 1
Lindley Murray Fund (Organization) 1
Ludlam, Sarah, d. 1841 1
Minturn, Mary 1
Murray, Catherine Bowne 1
New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults. Committee on Ways and Means 1
New York Colored Mission 1
New York Female Association (Society of Friends) 1
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Swarthmore College 1
Taber, Anna F. 1
Taber, Elizabeth W. 1
The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color 1
Theiss, Anna J. (Anna Jackson), 1881-1960 1
Underhill, Hannah 1
Underhill, Sarah F. 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Waring, Eileen B. 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Woman's Municipal League (New York, N.Y.) 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
de Rivera, Belle, 1848-1943 1
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