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Friends General Conference slide show on "George Fox Country"


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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The Audio-Visual Subcommittee of the Religious Education Committee of the Friends General Conference assembled this slide collection alongside a script. The purpose, according to the introduction, is "to help viewers feel better acquainted with George Fox, the period in which he lived, and to bring alive for present day Friends the feel of theh country where Quakerism began."

This collection contains a script explaining the context of slides, along with the following slides: Church at Fenny Drayton; Church at Market Bosworth; Tickhill Church - distant view; Church at Tickhill - close-up of tower; Chancel; Church yard (close); Map - Westmorland - arrow to Pendle Hill; Yorkshire Dales - "fell country"; Steephill - stone walls; Pendle Hill; View of Pendle Hill and Path; Hillside with sheep; Valley view - distance; Map - Westmorland - arrow to Sedburgh; Richard Robinson's House; Brigflatts Meeting House; Interior benches - Brigflatts; Sheepdog pen; Sedburgh Church and yew tree; Draw-well Farm; Draw-well Farm and Lane; Fields near Firbank Fell; Distant view of valley - misty; Moors near Firbank Fell; Pulpit Rock; Tablet - "Let your lives Speak"; Map - arrow to Bay; Street in Kendal; Riverside and bridge; Farmhouse - hill in distance; Path - Ulverston to Swarthmoor; Swarthmoor Hall; Ulverston Church; Bay view - low tide; Swarthmoor Hall; Balcony; Bay window; Yew in garden; Swarthmoor Meeting House; George Fox's chair; Bayview - grasses; Bay - high tide; View of Yealand and bay; Lancaster Castle gates; Cell in castle; Walls of castle; View from heights of castle; Near Firbank Fell

The slides are arranged in the order of the script.

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Zoe Peyton Jones
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