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American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview

This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.

Dates: circa 1918-1975

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Fisher-Brinton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Friends' Ambulance Unit photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-135
Overview

The Friends Ambulance Unit was a volunteer ambulance service that operated during both World Wars as well as for a period after WWII (1946-1959). It was founded by a group of British Quakers and most of the volunteers were registered conscientious objectors. This collection contains loose black and white photos (now in sleeves) of the Friends Ambulance Unit in Syria and France. Some of the photos in this collection ran in Harper's Bazaar.

Dates: 1941 - 1943

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

Nelson Fuson photographs of Civilian Public Service (CPS)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-139
Overview

Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. In 1941 Fuson was drafted as conscientious objector, and was assigned to several Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II. This collection includes loose black and white photos and black and white scrapbook pages, along with a handdrawn map, documenting Fuson's time in CPS.

Dates: 1942 - 1954

Margaret E. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-167
Overview Margaret E. Jones (1895-1984), daughter of William B. and Phebe Jones, was a birthright Quaker member of Moorestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in New Jersey. She was involved with the American Friends Service Committee for many years, first as a staff member, then serving on the Board of Directors. The collection contains scrapbooks kept by Margaret E. Jones while she was in Europe involved in relief work in 1933 and again from 1958-1959. Includes a number of photographs of places and...
Dates: 1937-1969

New York Friends Center records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-135
Overview Established in 1938 by the New York Monthly Meetings (Hicksite and Orthodox) at the 20th Street meeting house, the New York Friends Center was created initially to provide a meeting place for Quakers and to serve as a Quaker information and reception center in New York City. Lectures and social events were held. Sponsorship of service projects began in the 1940’s. In November 1962, the American Friends Service Committee assumed responsibility for the programs of the New York Friends...
Dates: 1938 - 1964

New York Quarterly Meeting Workroom Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-116
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...
Dates: 1940 - 1976

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Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 2
Society of Friends -- Austria 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 8
Civilian Public Service 3
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 3
Swarthmore College 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
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Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 2
Friends Ambulance Unit 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Baldwin Jr., DeWitt C. 1
Bergas, Hans 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Cerstvik, Milan S. 1
Chester High School (Chester, Pa.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Council for International Service 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gertrude Weaver 1
Gough, John S. 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
Howland family 1
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Kluth, Wilhelm 1
Kuhn, Marianne 1
MacCormick, Austin Harbutt, 1893- 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
New York Friends Center 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1958-1974 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. New York Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Workroom Committee 1
Ortloff, C. Frank 1
Parish, Hertha 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pennock, J. Roland (James Roland), 1906-1995 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker International Centre (Belgrade, Serbia) 1
Quaker International Centre (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) 1
Quaker International Centre (Moscow, Russia) 1
Quaker International Centre (Thessalonikē, Greece) 1
Quaker International Centre (Vienna, Austria) 1
Quaker International Centre (Warsaw, Poland) 1
Scattergood Friends School (West Branch, Iowa) 1
Scattergood Hostel 1
Schott, Joseph J. 1
Société religieuse des Amis (Quakers) Assemblée de France 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Stoddard, Elizabeth Hunt (Elizabeth Hunt Stoddard-Sennott), 1916-2004 1
Trinkle, Frank 1
Vorwerk, Walter 1
Weaver, Gertrude, d. 1998 1
Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949 1
Weigl, Vally 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Wohl, Milton A. 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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