SFHL/FHL/PA. Photograph Collections
Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This assembled collection consists of a wide variety of single albums acquired by the Friends Historical Library at various times from various sources.
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.
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.