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Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys was founded in 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the Home for Destitute Colored Children, a Hicksite Quaker women's charity which provided shelter and education for black children (generally boys) and then placed them with private families. The Home built a new facility in Cheyney, Pa, in 1922, and the name was changed to Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys in 1945. The collection contains minutes, financial and legal records, and reports.
- Subject: African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania X
- Subject: Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania X
- Subject: Social service -- Pennsylvania X
- Subject: Education -- Pennsylvania X
- Subject: Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia X
- Names: Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) X