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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:

Walter Holt photographs of Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-178
Overview

Walter Holt, a Media, Pa., professional photographer, was commissioned by Swarthmore College from 1965-1995. He photographed Commencements and Inaugurations, Alumni days, and other special events as well as campus scenes and student and faculty portraits.

Dates: 1965 - 1995

Emily Howland family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-115
Overview

Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly enslaved people in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. This collection includes family photographs and photographs of Howland's abolition and women's rights colleagues.

Dates: 1763 - 1929

William I. Hull glass plate negatives on Quaker history

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-072
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. This collection consists of glass plate negatives assembled for use in Hull's writings for the series Swarthmore College Monographs on Quaker History. Many...
Dates: 1892 - 1939

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

Jackson-Averill photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-104
Overview

Elmore Jackson was a Quaker heavily involved in international relations, both through the American Friends Service Committee and through the United Nations. This collection contains photographs from both his professional life and his personal life.

Dates: 1927 - 1985

George B. Jackson family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-177
Overview

George B. Jackson, Swarthmore College Class of 1921, was a businessman and a member of New York Monthly Meeting. His grandfather, William Morris Jackson, was a Quaker businessman, reformer, and Trustee of Swarthmore College. This collection contains portraits of various Jackson family members, alongside a few miscellaneous photographs, all black and white.

Dates: 1860 - 1990

Leandre Jackson photographs of Black student life at Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-179
Overview

Leandre Jackson, a professional photographer, graduated from Swarthmore College in 1975 and served as Director of Swarthmore's Black Cultural Center 1975-1977 (full time from 1975-1976 and part time from 1976-1977. This collection consist of photographs taken by Leandre Jackson and displayed in a February 2015 exhibition at the Swarthmore College Library entitled "Proof of Black Life."

Dates: 1970 - 1995

Jenkins family photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-137
Overview

Walter Hallowell Jenkins was a storekeeper in Gwynedd, served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and operated the Friends Book Store in Philadelphia. His wife, Esther Peterman Lukens, was the daughter of Alan R. and Mary B. (Butcher) Lukens. Of their five children, only Sarah married. The family had many connections to Swarthmore College. This collection consists of four family albums.

Dates: 1800 - 1900

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

John family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-102
Overview

The John family is a Quaker family of Uwchlan and Shamokin Valley in Pennsylvania. Some of the family later moved to Illinois but continued to be active in Friends organizations. This collection consists primarily of card photos of the John family, along with some prints and negatives of scenes.

Dates: 1775 - 1951