Quakers -- Education -- Japan
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Japanese Yearly Meeting Letter
Collection — Box 60
This collection contains a letter from Herbert V. Nicholson, a Quaker missionary and vocal opponent of Japanese internment camps, about the first established Japanese Yearly Meeting in 1917. Throughout the letter, he writes about the attendees, the regions they're coming from, as well as how the Yearly Meeting has much room to grow.
Esther B. Rhoads papers
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979