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The Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-053
Overview

This Hicksite Quaker women's charity was organized in 1844 and incorporated in 1856. Its mission was to provide employment in sewing for poor women. Lucretia Mott served as president until 1866. The Association went out of existence in 1926. The collection contains legal documents, financial records, membership list (1849-1872), reports, correspondence, and related papers.

Dates: 1841-1929

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Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 8
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 6
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 5
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Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Society of Friends -- Charities 5
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 4
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 3
Charities -- Pennsylvania 3
Education -- Pennsylvania 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 3
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 2
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 2
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 2
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 2
Old age homes -- Pennsylvania 2
Poor -- Services for 2
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 2
Quaker women -- Charities 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Education 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania 2
Sewing schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Social service -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Youth -- Services for 2
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney -- Population 1
Apprentices -- Pennsylvania 1
Boys -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church work 1
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with the poor -- Pennsylvania 1
Community centers -- Pennsylvania 1
Endowments -- Pennsylvania 1
Food relief -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Home missions -- Pennsylvania 1
Immigrants -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Old age homes -- Pennsylvania -- Moylan 1
Orphanages -- Pennsylvania 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Poor -- Services for 1
Philanthropists -- United States 1
Poor -- Pennsylvania 1
Poor -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Poor women -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker philanthropists 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies and clubs 1
Quaker women -- Societies and clubs 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Secane 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester 1
Quakers -- Poor -- Services for 1
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Sewing -- Pennsylvania 1
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Social settlements -- Pennsylvania 1
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Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester 1
Soup kitchens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Teachers colleges -- Pennsylvania 1
Urban poor -- Pennsylvania 1
Women -- Employment -- Pennsylvania 1
Women -- Pennsylvania 1
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Societies, etc. 1
Youth -- Employment -- Pennsylvania 1
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Names
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
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Biddle, William C. 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Acres Community Services (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting 1
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Home for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Humphreys, Richard, 1750-1832 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Institute for Colored Youth at Cheyney 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Leidy, Joseph 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Perot, T. Morris 1
Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Richard Humphreys Foundation 1
Robins, George 1
Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
The Harned (Rest home) (Moylan, Pa.) 1
West Chester Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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