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Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult...
Overview The Benezet House Association, Philadelphia, Pa., was formed in 1917 to assist and educate the City's poor African American and immigrant residents. It was created by the merger of the Joseph Sturge Mission School, a First Day school for African Americans founded in 1865; Anthony Benezet School, founded in 1795 as the School for Black People and their Descendants (also known as the Raspberry Street School); and Western District Colored School, founded 1848 under the care of Twelfth Street...
- African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
- Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 1
- Immigrants -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
- Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Societies, etc. 1
- Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Society of Friends -- Charities 1
- Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 1 ∧ less
- Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
- Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
- Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1