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SFHL/FHL/PA. Photograph Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/PA
Collections of still photographic types, including paper prints, cased photographs, glass plates, and slides. Historically, when processing a collection, FHL staff have often removed the photographs from the manuscript portion (e.g. RG4 organizational records or RG5 family or personal papers) and stored them as an associated PA photographs collection. FHL staff have also assembled alphabetical files by topic, such as the Meetinghouse Picture File.

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Gillingham photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-142
Overview Anna Gillingham (1878-1964) was a prominent Quaker educator and author. She taught at Friends Central School in Philadelphia from 1901-05, was school psychologist in the Ethical Culture School in New York City from 1905-36, directed the remedial reading program at the Punahon School in Honolulu from 1936-38, and was a consultant on remedial reading after 1938. She also co-authored a book on remedial training for children with Stillman. She was co-founder of the Orton Society, a national...
Dates: 1870 - 1953

Hunn-Karsner Photograph Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-214
Overview

The collection contains photographs of the family of Quakers Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn and their granddaughter, Katherine Hunn Karsner, who married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930. Compiled Katherine Hunn Karsner, it includes 19th century family albums, early twentieth century photographs, and also focuses on Katherine's daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler (1932-1983) who moved to Alaska as a college student and was one of the founders of Chena Ridge Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1870 - 1970

Jenkins lantern slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-196
Overview Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. He is also the author of "Tortola: A Quaker Experiment of Long Ago in the Tropics". This collection contains primarily lantern slides, both...
Dates: 1910 - 1950

Lansdowne Monthly Meeting photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-171
Overview

These pictures are of meeting activities, past and present members, and meeting houses, along with some others, for Lansdowne Monthly Meeting in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1953 - 2000

The Meeting School photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-181
Overview

The Meeting School was an experimental, co-educational Quaker farm school located in Rindge, N.H. It was founded in 1957 and closed in 2011. This collection contains both color and black and white photos of life at The Meeting School, slides, and some relevant lists and writing (eg superlatives, poems).

Dates: 1957 - 1999

Morrell Family Album

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-057
Overview

This collection consists of a large family album of tintypes, cabinet cards, and cartes de visite depicting members of the Morrell family. The Morrell family was a prominent land-holding family in Kittery and North Berwick, Maine. John Morrell settled the area circa 1676 and was a Quaker at a time when Friends were persecuted; nevertheless, he and his descendents continued their association with the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1860 - 1875

Anna Wharton Morris family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-075
Overview Anna Wharton Morris was the youngest daughter of Joseph Wharton, prominent Philadelphia industrialist and philanthropist. She was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, active in prison reform and other social reform movements of her day, and was a profilic writer, primarily of short stories and essays. In 1896, she married Harrison S. Morris, Philadelphia author and arts administrator, and they had one child, Catharine Morris Wright. The photographs in this collection are related to...
Dates: 1823 - 1997

Niles family photographs and slides

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-136
Overview

Mary Cushing (Howard) Niles (1900-1993) was a pioneer in the field of personnel management, and her husband, Henry E. Niles (1900-1993), was a management executive. Both were active in Quaker concerns. This collection includes formal portraits of family members, career-related pictures, travel photos, family photos, photos of family friends, and miscellaneous photos, along with slides and negatives.

Dates: 1881 - 1991

Northwest Yearly Meeting photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-168
Overview

Northwest Yearly Meeting is the central organizing body for Quaker meetings in the Oregon/Washington area. This collection contains loose black and white photographs of people and places connected to Northwest Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1970 - 1980

Ozone Club Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-212
Scope and Contents

The collection contains various group and individual photos as well as courses played. The collection contains two photograph albums and loose materials in folders and sleeves.

Dates: 1900 - 2003