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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:

Palmer Family Photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-087

The Palmer family was a Hicksite Quaker family who settled in Bucks County, PA, but who were also active in Delaware County, especially as several family members attended Swarthmore College. Dating from the 1880s to the 1890s, this collections consists of cabinet cards and cartes de visite that depict members of the Palmer family as well as family relatives or friends.

Dates: 1880s-1890s

Parrish family photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-120

The Parrish family were prominent Philadelphia Quakers with close ties to Swarthmore College (Edward Parrish was the first president of the College). This collection contains portraits of various members of the Parrish family. The portraits are primarily card photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Mary Sullivan Patterson photograph collection

Identifier: SFHL-PA-158

Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. This collection includes photographs from Mary Sullivan Patterson's life, including her time at Swarthmore College, as well as family photographs and photographs of Quaker meeting houses.

Dates: 1819 - 1968

Paul M. Pearson and Drew Pearson photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-157
Overview Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. His son, Drew Pearson (1897-1969), was a syndicated national columnist. This collection contains photographs of the following subjects mostly related to Paul M. Pearson's life and work:...
Dates: 1890 - 1938

Pendle Hill photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-079

Pendle Hill is a Quaker study center located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. This collection contains mainly color photographs from 1997 and 1998. These photos are of the Quaker Peace Roundtable, with photographs by Marge Shier and possibly held at Swarthmore meeting house, along with the Conference on Friends and the Vietnam War, 2000, with photographs by Wilmer Tjossem.

Dates: 1997 - 2000

James Pepple. A People Called Quakers exhibition photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-093

These photograph document the opening of New York Yearly Meeting's exhibition "A People called Quakers," held in Nassau County Museums in 1987. There are pictures of attendees as well as the exhibit content. The photographs were taken by James (Jim) Peppler.

Dates: 1987

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting workcamps photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-134
Overview The Weekend Workcamps Program originated on the eve of World War II. It provides volunteers and opportunity to work in an inner city community, interact with neighbors, and dialog on peace and justice issues. Today the Friends' Workcamp Program operates under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee on Peace and Concerns. This collection includes miscellaneous photographs, primarily of Weekend Workcamps in the Philadelphia area, but also has some images of...
Dates: 1950 - 2002

Friends Historical Library photograph albums collection

Identifier: SFHL-PA-ALB

This assembled collection consists of a wide variety of single albums acquired by the Friends Historical Library at various times from various sources.

Dates: 1850 - 1950

Deborah Rees African photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-112

Deborah and Emory Rees were Quaker missionaries to East Africa (today's Kenya). Photographs include the Reeses at work in Kaimosi and elsewhere in East Africa, 1899-1909 and 1911-1926. Some photographs are labeled, none are dated.

Dates: 1899 - 1926

Rosalie and Curt Regen Slide Collection

Identifier: SFHL-PA-053

Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world with her husband, Curt Regen. The collection depicts their world travels in seven binders of color slides, which date from the 1940s to the 1980s.

Dates: 1940 - 1986