Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records
The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.
Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records
Friends' Home for Children
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children
Richard Humphreys Foundation Records
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) Records
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys was founded in 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the Home for Destitute Colored Children, a Hicksite Quaker women's charity which provided shelter and education for black children (generally boys) and then placed them with private families. The Home built a new facility in Cheyney, Pa, in 1922, and the name was changed to Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys in 1945. The collection contains minutes, financial and legal records, and reports.