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Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Frank Samuel Loescher (?-1976) received a bachelor's in 1932, a master's in 1935, and a Ph.D. in sociology in 1946. He taught sociology at Randolph Macon Women's College from 1938 to 1944. In 1945, he was a lecturer at Temple University. Loescher was diretor of the American Friends Service Committee's first interracial campaign between 1941 and 1944. Between 1945 and 1948, he directed the AFSC's job opportunity program. He became the first head of the Philadelphia Fair Employment Practices Committee, later renamed the Human Relations Commission. He died in 1976 in Capetown, South Africa, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Committee of the International Division of Quaker United Nations Committees.

This collection is comprised of the single volume, memoir-style manuscript of Frank S. Loescher. The manuscript includes discussion of America's "race problem," and Loescher's experiences with race relations while teaching in the American South and while he served as a consultant to the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
October, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, Undated.
Box 7

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