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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:

Valley Monthly Meeting member photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-035
Overview

This collection contains photographs from the 1930s-1960s depicting members of Valley Monthly Meeting in Strafford, Pennsylvania. On the back of the page with the photograph is the name of the person pictured, along with an account of his or her life.

Dates: 1931 - 1960

Grace Tower Warren photograph albums and diary as New York Yearly Meeting Secretary

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-159
Overview

Grace Tower Warren (later Sturge), served as Secretary for New York Yearly Meeting 1923-1926. These photographs document the meeting houses in New York and Warren's travel during her term as Secretary of NYYM. There is an accompanying diary of her travels.

Dates: 1923 - 1926

Elizabeth Watson albums: "Around the World in Ninety Days"

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-146
Overview

Elizabeth Grill Watson was a Quaker minister, feminist theologian, Bible scholar, and writer. George H. Watson was a Quaker educator and President Emeritus of Friends World College. This collection consists of two albums documenting Elizabeth and George Watson on pilgrimage to Asia.

Dates: 1988-08-06 - 1988-11-04

John G. Whittier Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-015
Overview

John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. This collection contains portraits of Whittier at various ages, photographs of his homes, and a lithograph on stone, among other items. Included are photographs removed from two albums and placed in sleeves.

Dates: 1807 - 1892

Willets-Lapham family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-160
Overview The Willets family were members of Westbury Monthly Meeting (New York) and lived at their farm, Homewood, from the mid 19th century until 1965. Eliza K. Willets, the last resident, was the daughter of Thomas Whitson Willets and Hannah Keese; known affectionately as Aunt Lila, she graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. Her sister, Anna, married Edward Morgan Lapham of Chicago in 1908. In 1940, their daughter, Anne Willets Lapham, married E. Wayne Frazer, the son of John E. and Elizabeth...
Dates: 1866 - 1971

Photographs from the E. Raymond Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-067
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. This collection of photographs contains family photographs, greeting cards, and newspaper...
Dates: 1930 - 1981

Wilmer J. and Mildred Binns Young photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-173
Overview

Wilmer J. Young (1887-1983), a Quaker teacher and peace activist born in Iowa, was involved in post World War I reconstruction in France and Poland. He married Mildred Binns in 1922, and together they worked with AFSC work camps and cooperative farms until he began to teach at Pendle Hill in 1955. This collection of photographs documents their work and personal life.

Dates: 1918 - 1990