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Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial...
- Names: New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends X
- Names: Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction X
- Subject: Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History X
- Library: Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X