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Committee on Race Relations Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview

Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).

Dates: 1921-1969

Friends' Home for Children

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-086
Overview Friends' Home for Children (“Friendly Acres”) was established in 1881 in Philadelphia by Hicksite Quakers. The Home was a residential facility for orphans and other children in need, modeled on a homelike environment rather than the large institutional more typical of the era. The Home was administered by a Board of Managers which originally was composed entirely of members of the Society of Friends. Eventually it became a summer camp, “Camp Sommerdale,” a summer facility for the children....
Dates: 1881-1988

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  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania X
  • Names: Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) X

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
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African Americans -- Civil rights 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1