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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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  • Subject: Quakers -- Pennsylvania X
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Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
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Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 3
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Youth -- Services for 2
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
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Low-income housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
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Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House 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