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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:

Charles B. Doron "Views of Swarthmore" photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-149
Overview

Approximately one dozen photographs of Swarthmore College and vicinity, from Charles B. Doron's "Views of Swarthmore" series. Collection is incomplete.

Dates: 1879 - 1881

Elkinton Family Pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-060
Overview

This collection consists of 15 boxes of photograph albums, black and white photographs, negatives, portraits, and loose photographs, dating from approximately 1856-1987. It includes images of the Elkinton, Bucknell, Grove, and Dunham families.

Dates: 1856 - 1987

J. Passmore Elkinton lantern slides

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-197
Overview

J. (Joseph) Passmore Elkinton was active in the Society of Friends in the Midwest and traveled to Japan and China on religious visits. His sister, Mary Passmore Elkinton, married the Japanese diplomat, Dr. Inazo Nitobe, in 1891. This collection contains lantern slides from J. Passmore's time in Japan.

Dates: 1900 - 1960

Second General Conference of the Evangelical Friends Alliance photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-166
Overview

The Evangelical Friends Alliance was formed in 1965 as an association of four evangelical Quaker groups. This collection consists of about a dozen black and white photographs from the Second General Conference of the Evangelical Friends Alliance, held July 23-27 1975, at George Fox College in Newberg, Oregon. The theme was “Game Plan for the Fourth Quarter… A World-Wide Strategy for Friends in the Final 25 Years of the Twentieth Century”

Dates: 1975

Fell Family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-117
Overview Joseph Fell (1804-1887), the son of Dr. David and Phebe Schofield Fell, was a Pennsylvania Quaker teacher and farmer. In 1835 he married Harriet William, the daughter of Samuel and Sarah Watson Williams of Buckingham, Pa. He served in the State legislature in 1837-38 and as superintendent of the county schools. Joseph and Harriet Fell had five children: William W. (1836-1874), Emily Catherine who married William Seal in 1863; David Newlin (1840-1919) who married Martha Trego; Edward Watson...
Dates: 1888 - 1900

Ferris family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-155
Overview

The Ferris family was a prominent Quaker family of Wilmington, Delaware. This collection contains family portraits, individual photographs, silhouettes, and drawings, among other forms.

Dates: 1737 - 1972

Foster-Meyers family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-103
Overview

The Meyers-Foster family are Quakers with close ties to Pennsylvania and in particular Westtown School. This collection consists primarily of color slides, card photographs, and loose photographs, both of the Foster-Meyers family and of organizations they were involved with.

Dates: 1865 - 1985

Photographs for Fourth Friends World Conference "Quaker Story" exhibit

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-122
Overview The Friends World Committee for Consultation was created by the 2nd World Conference of Friends in 1937 to promote Quaker unity and fellowship. Friends from 75 nations participate today. This collection contains the mounted photographs compiled by Delbert and Ruth Replogle for display at the 1967 Fourth Friends World Conference. The exhibit was intended to illustrate the “Quaker story,” and included the broad range of Quaker activities, institutions, and people. Photographs were solicited in...
Dates: 1967

Frankford Friends Forum photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-083
Overview

This collection, dating from 1942 to 1953, depicts the speakers at the Frankford Friends Forum, which was started in 1930 and would feature a lecture on social justice issues. Speakers like Scott Nearing and Bayard Rustin are photographed and included in the collection of black and white photographs of forum speakers.

Dates: 1942 - 1953

Friends' Ambulance Unit photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-135
Overview

The Friends Ambulance Unit was a volunteer ambulance service that operated during both World Wars as well as for a period after WWII (1946-1959). It was founded by a group of British Quakers and most of the volunteers were registered conscientious objectors. This collection contains loose black and white photos (now in sleeves) of the Friends Ambulance Unit in Syria and France. Some of the photos in this collection ran in Harper's Bazaar.

Dates: 1941 - 1943