United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Civilian relief
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection contains a leaflet regarding the opening of Joseph Sturge's First Day School at the Friends Locust St. Mission House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 1st, 1865. The school was established as First Day school for poor African Americans and immigrants. The school later merged and formed the Benezet House Association to provide education and relief to African Americans. Lack of demanding and funding led to the school's demolishment in 1945. There is also a letter from...
Dates: December 1862 and September 1874
Collection — Othertype SC-144