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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records: Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/759
Identifier: QM-Phy-759
Overview The Committee on Philanthropic Labor was appointed by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) in 1892, merging the existing committees of Indian Concerns, Temperance and Intoxicating Beverages, and Colored People of the South. The Committee coordinated Philadelphia Hicksite Quaker activity in a number of social concerns, including race relations, Indian affairs, temperance and peace. In 1892, Subcommittees included Peace and Arbitration, Improper Publications, the Colored People,...
Dates: 1892-1937

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Testimonies & Concerns (1974-1998)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/701
Identifier: QM-Phy-701
Overview In 1974, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was restructured: three Coordinating Committees were each given oversight of the committees and programs under its care. The Coordinating Committee II, more frequently referred to as CC-2, had general responsibility for Testimonies and Concerns. In 1998, a system of standing committees replaced the three Coordinating Committees within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The Peace and Concerns Standing Committee assumed responsibility for many of the programs...
Dates: 1971-2000

Richard Humphreys Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-059
Overview The Richard Humphreys Foundation was created as the result of a bequest of Richard Humphreys (1750-1832), a Philadelphia Quaker who left funds for the establishment of a school for African Americans in Philadelphia. The school was founded as the Institute for Colored Youth. A group of Quakers, known first as the Association and after 1842 as the Corporation, oversaw the Institute. Actual management was performed by a board of managers who reported to the Corporation. The Corporation was...
Dates: 1837-1982

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-043
Overview

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.

Dates: 1855-1956

Swarthmore Country Week Picnic records

 Collection — othertype: SC-172
Identifier: SFHL-SC-172

The Harned (Moylan, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-083
Overview

The Harned was a non-profit boarding home for the elderly in Moylan, PA, under the care of Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. It operated under the direction of The Harned Committee. It was established in 1940 through the bequest of Quaker sisters, Phebe and Katherine Harned, and laid down in 1994. The collection contains minutes and reports, admission and financial papers, and other related information.

Dates: 1931-1996

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

United Peace Chest of Philadelphia Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-194
Overview

The United Peace Chest of Philadelphia coordinated and integrated Philadelphia organizations interested in promoting international peace. The name was often shortened to "United Peace Chest." The UPC was founded in 1938, though it was conceptualized in 1936 at a meeting of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1935-1955

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Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 19
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 14
Charities -- Pennsylvania 13
Society of Friends -- Charities 13
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 12
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Quakers -- Societies, etc. 12
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 9
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 8
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 6
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 6
Education -- Pennsylvania 6
Social service -- Pennsylvania 6
Schools -- Pennsylvania 5
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 4
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
Sick -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Societies, etc. 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies and clubs 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 4
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 3
Old age homes -- Pennsylvania 3
Quaker women -- Charities 3
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 3
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies and clubs 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 3
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 2
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 2
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 2
Clothing and dress 2
Endowments -- Pennsylvania 2
Immigrants -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 2
Patients -- Clothing 2
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Poor -- Pennsylvania 2
Poor -- Services for 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker women -- Societies and clubs 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Education 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Sewing schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Education 2
Youth -- Services for 2
African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African American youth -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Charities 1
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Education -- Virginia 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney -- Population 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Southern States 1
American periodicals 1
Apprentices -- Pennsylvania 1
Boys -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Burial -- Pennsylvania 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- New Brighton 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Records and correspondence 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work 1
Church work with the poor -- Pennsylvania 1
Civic leaders -- Pennsylvania 1
Community centers -- Pennsylvania 1
Delaware County (Pa.) 1
Education -- New Jersey 1
Education -- Southern States 1
Elementary school principals -- New Jersey 1
Elementary school principals -- Pennsylvania 1
Elementary school teachers -- Pennsylvania 1
Elementary schools -- New Jersey 1
Elementary schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Ex-convicts -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Food relief -- Pennsylvania 1
Food relief -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Freed persons -- Education -- Southern States 1
Freed persons -- Services for -- Southern States 1
Freed persons -- Southern States 1
Fresh-air charity 1
Fund raising -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Gambling 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Girls -- Pennsylvania 1
Girls -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Home missions -- Pennsylvania 1
Indians of North America -- Charities 1
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Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital (New Brighton, Pa.) 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Byberry Library Company 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Earlham College 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Acres Community Services (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children (West Chester, Pa.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Shelter for Girls 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting 1
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Home for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Fuel Saving Society of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia 1
Gibbons Home (Springfield, Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Gibbons, Joseph, 1799-1880 1
Gibbons, Sallie P. 1
Grandom Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Grandom, Hartt, 1778-1840 1
Guilford College 1
Haverford College 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Howard Institution (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
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Leidy, Joseph 1
Lester, Muriel, 1883-1968 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Locust Street Mission Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Mullen, Phillip W. 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Perot, T. Morris 1
Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
Philadelphia Society for Supplying the Poor with Soup 1
Philadelphia Soup House 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Child Welfare Sub Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936). Indian Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on Temperance and Intoxicating Beverages (1881-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Committee on the Education of the Colored People of the South (1887-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Social Service Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee of Mission Work Among Women & Children 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Books of the Temperance branch 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Improper Publications 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Purity 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns 1
Richard Humphreys Foundation 1
Robins, George 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Society for the Free Instruction of African Females 1
Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Swarthmore Country Week Picnic Association 1
The Harned (Rest home) (Moylan, Pa.) 1
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