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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 127 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College War Years Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-062
Overview

This collection consists of 2 boxes of black and white photographs, postcards, loose prints, contact sheets, and negative slides, dating from approximately 1943-1946. Items were donated by alumni for the College's War Years Reunion in 1993.

Dates: 1943 - 1946

Swayne Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-065
Overview

The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Swayne family picture collection contains, albums, framed photographs, and loose photographs that date from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries and which contain a variety of different photograph types (tintypes, cabinet cards, color prints, etc.).

Dates: 1867 - 1966

Koozma J. Tarasoff photographs of visit to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-068
Overview

Koozma J. Tarasoff (born 1932) is a scholar of the Doukhobors, a Spiritual Christian religious group of Russian origin with a sizeable community in Canada. This collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Tarasoff on a trip to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in March 1983. He photographed Quaker Meeting Houses and schools and prominent Quakers including E. Raymond Wilson and Laurama Pixton.

Dates: 1983-03

Charles M. Tatum photographs of American Friends Service Committee Coal Relief

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-140
Overview

The President’s Committee on Unemployment Relief and the Federal Children’s Bureau requested that the American Friends Service Committee provide relief for the children of unemployed mine workers in the poverty stricken bituminous coal fields in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, and West Virginia during the winter of 1931-1932. Charles Maris Tatum worked in West Virginia and Kentucky for the AFSC Coal Relief mission from 1931-1933.

Dates: 1931 - 1941

The Harned photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-073
Overview

The Harned was a non-profit boarding home for the elderly in Moylan, PA, under the care of Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. It operated under the direction of The Harned Committee. It was established in 1940 through the bequest of Quaker sisters, Phebe and Katherine Harned, and laid down in 1994. The collection contains loose and mounted photographs, clippings, and a scrapbook depicting residential life.

Dates: 1911 - 1992

Thomson-Eyre Family Albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-039
Overview

This collection consists of 5 photograph albums, dating from approximately 1860-1895, from Mary Sullivan Patterson, a Quaker historian and genealogist. The collection contains mostly of family member portaits.

Dates: 1860 - 1929

Trotter Hall Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-063
Overview

This collection consists of 15 mounted black and white photographs of scenes in Trotter Hall prior to renovation. Trotter Hall is an academic building on Swarthmore College's campus. It was renovated approximately in 1993.

Dates: 1993

Truman-Underhill Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-074
Overview This collection consists of six photograph albums and other loose photographs, most dating from approximately 1860-1890, from the Truman and Underhill families, Philadelphia-area Quaker families with close ties to Swarthmore College and active in social concerns. In addition to the family members, prominent Quakers (some associated with the family, and some simply admired by them) and abolitionists and other social reformers are included in this collection. Some individuals of special...
Dates: 1819 - 1896; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1890

Donald C. Turner family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-088
Overview

Donald Carré Turner (1909-1989) was a construction executive, a genealogist, and an alumnus of Swarthmore College. This collection, dating from the 1890s to the 1970s, contains a wide variety of photograph types, for the most part depicting gatherings and individual people through portraits, but there are also some miscellaneous sights/people depicted and some landscapes (e.g. Swarthmore).

Dates: 1890 - 1977

Howard Haines Turner photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-082
Overview

Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). His photograph collection, dating from the early 1900s to about 1995, consists of color black and white and slide photos of his family,. friends, and travel.

Dates: 1913 - 1995