SFHL/FHL/PA. Photograph Collections
Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:
Approximately one dozen photographs of Swarthmore College and vicinity, from Charles B. Doron's "Views of Swarthmore" series. Collection is incomplete.
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.
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.
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”
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.
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.
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.