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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on the Civil Rights of Homosexuals (1972-1987)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/725
Identifier: QM-Phy-725
Overview In 1972, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting appointed a Committee on Homosexuality under the Meeting for Social Concerns to work for the assurance of civil rights for homosexuals. In December of 1975, after the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down and Yearly Meeting restructured, it was decided that there should be a subcommittee of the Family Relations Committee on homosexuality and a Committee for the Civil Rights of Homosexuals under the Testimonies/Concerns section of Yearly Meeting; the...
Dates: 1975-1987

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

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Social Order Committee and its predecessors (1917-1969)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/820
Identifier: QM-Phy-820
Overview A Social Order Committee was established by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1917 to "consider the part which the Religious Society of Friends should take in the present day application of efforts to promote the Kingdom of God on Earth, particularly as it relates to social, political, and industrial conditions." In 1927 it began to more formally cooperate with a similar committee of the Hicksite Yearly Meeting in much of its work; the two shared a Secretary, David S. Richie, after...
Dates: 1917-1969

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Social Service Committee (1936-1964)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/805
Identifier: QM-Phy-805
Overview

The Social Service Committee was appointed in 1936, continuing the work of the Committee on Philanthropic Labor of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Primarily educational in nature, its work included providing information to local Quaker meetings on social service issues. The Committee was renamed the Committee on Social Welfare in 1964.

Dates: 1936-1964

David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Overview

David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.

Dates: 1935-2005

Howard Haines Turner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-210
Overview

Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

Dates: 1927-1995

Judy and Michael Van Hoy Papers

 Collection
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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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee 3
Richie, David S., 1908- 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Economic Problems 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936) 2
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Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Collins, Margaret H. (Hill), 1908-2006 1
Community Support Corporation (Media, Pa.) 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Publications Committee 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor (U.S.) 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Green Haven Correctional Facility 1
Green Haven Friends Meeting (Stormville, N.Y.) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hall, Mazie B., 1902-2006 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana University 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Mullen, Phillip W. 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults. Committee on Ways and Means 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1921) 1
Partnership for Productivity Service Foundation--Kenya 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Economic Order Section 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Economic Problems 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Social Concerns 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Workcamp Program 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Social Service Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Social Welfare Committee (1964-1969) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Richie, Mary Wright, 1906-1977 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983 1
Smiley, A. Keith (Albert Keith), 1910-2001 1
Smith, Hilda Worthington, 1888-1984 1
Stratton family 1
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swarthmore Conferences (1896 : Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Turner, Catherine, 1910-1999 1
Turner, Howard Haines, 1909- 1
Unesco 1
Van Hoy, Judy, 1960- 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wilcox, Clair, 1898-1970 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Edward, 1821-1894 1
Williams, Sarah B., 1823-1882 1
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