Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records
Benezet House Association Records
Margaret Roberts Eastburn Papers
Friends Central School Records
Friends Instruction Association records
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children
George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861
George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.
Penn Sewing School records
Penn Sewing School was founded in 1868 as the Friends Sewing School. The name was changed in 1871 and classes suspended in 1899. The collection contains minute books (1876-1906), charter, history, printed report, and other papers.
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.