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New York Quarterly Meeting Workroom Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-116

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one photo album, two packets of snapshots, and one folder of sixteen loose photographs. The photo album documents the Workroom activities as well as international photos of recipients of garments, with descriptions. The collection dates from are 1940 to 1976.

Dates

  • 1940 - 1976

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is available for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Established in 1940 by the Joint Peace and Service Committee of the New York Monthly Meetings (15h Street and 20th Street), the Workroom, a sewing room, served the world in its relief efforts by its production of garments for needy children during World War II and later expanding to include Greece, Nigeria and other locations world-wide until December 31, 1976.

Extent

.14 Cubic Feet (1 box, stored with PA-117)

Language

English

Overview

The Workroom, a project of the 15th Street and 20th Street New York Monthly Meetings, was established in 1940 by the Joint Peace and Service Committee of the New York Monthly Meetings. The sewing room produced garments for needy children during World War II. This collection contains one photo album, two packets of snapshots, and one folder of sixteen loose photographs. The photo album documents the Workroom activities as well as international photos of recipients of garments, with descriptions. The collection dates fromare 1940 to 1976.

Separated Materials

This collection was removed from New York Quarterly Meeting Workroom Committee Records, RG2-NY-N478

Author
Zoe Peyton Jones
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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