Photographs for Fourth Friends World Conference "Quaker Story" exhibit
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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The Friends World Committee for Consultation was created by the 2nd World Conference of Friends in 1937 to promote Quaker unity and fellowship. Friends from 75 nations participate today.
This collection contains the mounted photographs compiled by Delbert and Ruth Replogle for display at the 1967 Fourth Friends World Conference. The exhibit was intended to illustrate the "Quaker story," and included the broad range of Quaker activities, institutions, and people. Photographs were solicited in Quaker periodicals. Selected pictures were enlarged and mounted on panels for exhibition at the Conference, July 24-August 3, 1967.
Gift of FWCC.
Collection was deposited by FWCC in 9 boxes, inventoried. In February 2004, the collection was transferred to PA 122. Pictures are organized in folders, stored in 8 boxes.
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- Zoe Peyton Jones
- Finding Aid Date
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Includes the following: Nov. 14, 1967. Airletter from the Friends World Committee for Consultation in England to Delbert and Ruth Replogle asking for the return of some photographs.
May 26, 1970. Airletter from David Firth of Quaker Information Service to the Replogles asking about their collection of Quaker photographs, for future reference.
April 29, 1967. Letter from Lucile and Herbert Hadley to the Replogles regarding the enclosed pictures and book featuring Springfield Friends Meeting in Wilmington, Ohio.
May 1, 1967. Letter from James Thompson, pastor of West Branch Friends Church in West Branch, Iowa regarding enclosed photographs and article titled "Youth Mark Centennial With Log Cabin."
Note from Harold N. Tollefson, pastor of West Wilton Friends Meeting in West Wilton, Ohio, regarding a snapshot of a meetinghouse in Rhode Island.
Folder containing a letter from Jane Lemann, a member of South Central Friends Meeting in New Orleans. Letter is regarding a picture of herself discussing library needs with inmates at Orleans Parish Prison, featured in the Tulane alumnae magazine.
Included in the folder are a page from the magazine and a copy of the photo, which is also found in "Activities A-Q" with the caption "Prison outreach program- New Orleans."
Includes the following: Mission exhibit- Kenya; Mission exhibit- Cuba; Mission exhibit- South America; New England Yearly Meeting Quilting Bee; Prison outreach program- New Orleans; Guatemalan & Mexican Christmas Party; Friends visit the Russian embassy in Washington—part of the Quaker Leadership Seminar, 1963; Senator George McGovern leading a discussion with the Quaker Leadership Seminar in 1964; Edward and Ruth White (New England Yearly Meeting) with Senator Pastore in the Capitol, February, 1964. (Part of the Quaker Leadership Seminar)
Springfield, Ohio—150th Year Celebration; Washington, DC—Annual Bazaar; West Branch, Iowa, Young Friends, building a log cabin to mark their centennial (Boys hauling a log); West Branch, Iowa, Young Friends, building a log cabin to mark their centennial (The almost-finished cabin); AFSC Work camp erecting a community building, the "Buffalo Lodge", at Fort Hall, Idaho.; AFSC Work camp (unidentified)
Artist's interpretation of William Penn's meeting with the Indians; Stone engraving of friendly quote spoken by William Penn to the Indians; Painting of a child with wild animals with a rhyme around the outside about William Penn. (Seen in the Swarthmore alumni magazine.)
Includes the following: Albany Meeting House: Jamaica, West Indies; Banes Meetinghouse, Cuba; Brigflatts: Yorkshire, England (1675); Cuidad Victoria, Mexico; Unidentified meetinghouse, Germany; Unidentified meetinghouse, Jamaica; Jamaica Yearly Meeting Seaside; Kindudu Meeting House—East Africa Yearly Meeting
Includes the following: Unidentified meetinghouse, Lebanon; Unidentified meetinghouse, Madagascar; Meetinghouse entrance in Ramallah, Jordan; Second Friends Meeting: Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies (painting); Tasmania, Australia: East side of meetinghouse, Mt. Wellington in the distance; Meetinghouse in Tokyo, Japan
Includes the following: Corinth Friends Meeting, Corinth, Virginia; Meetinghouse, Azusa, California; Concord Meeting House, North Carolina; Interior of meetinghouse in Dayton, Ohio; Meetinghouse, Haverford, Pennsylvania
Includes the following: Honolulu, Hawaii Friends Meetinghouse; Meetinghouse, Indianapolis, Indiana; Jamestown, Rhode Island Friends Meetinghouse (1787); Kotzebue Meeting (?), Alaska (Interior, mother and 2 children in foreground); Kotzebue Meeting (?), Alaska (Group of people seated along wall. Photo in envelope.); Media, Pennsylvania, Meeting for Worship; Meetinghouse, Muncie, Indiana
Meetinghouse, Oskaloosa, Iowa; Meetinghouse, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Meetinghouse is nestled amidst tall buildings); Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1962 (Small picture, lots of people seated quietly); Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1962 (Large picture, lots of people seated, one man standing to speak); Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1962 (Enlarged version of small picture); Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1962 (People standing, milling around, engaging in conversation)
Includes the following: Plainfield, New Jersey, Friends Meeting (Interior/exterior, built in 1778); Rancocas Friends Meeting, Rancocas, NJ (Built in 1772); Meetinghouse, Ridge Farm, Illinois (Western Yearly Meeting); Rockland Meeting, New York, 1965; South Eastern Yearly Meeting Business Session; South Eastern Yearly Meeting Discussion Group;
Includes the following: Meetinghouse, Springfield, North Carolina; Meetinghouse, Springfield, North Carolina, interior; Meetinghouse, Springfield, Ohio; Warrington Meeting, Pennsylvania (1769); William Penn House, Washington, DC;
Includes the following: Two dark-skinned girls carrying a bucket, across sand, location unknown.; Man standing, woman seated in dogsled, buildings in background, Alaska; Three boys, two men, one propeller airplane, Alaska (?); "Bernouses for the Algerians"- four old white women in burnooses.; Boat landing on beach: three people, numerous dogs, Alaska; Three boys posing with the Noorvik, Alaska curfew bell; Woman walking up hill on road leading out of Kabylie, Algeria; Girl carrying a baby on her back, Kabylie, Algeria; Man singing and playing the vase, Kabylie, Algeria; Baby on woman's lap, drinking from cup, Kabylie, Algeria; Karin Ern with a little boy, Kabylie, Algeria; Part of destroyed village has inhabitants (woman carrying baby amidst rubble), Kabylie, Algeria; Destroyed home: Making dinner (young woman standing, older woman seated), Kabylie, Algeria; Children in Cabylia (sic) (Three children, holding hands), Kabylie, Algeria; A village is built on the top of the hills (village with rock outcropping in background), Kabylie, Algeria
Anna and Howard Brinton, Pendle Hill, Wallingford, PA; Anna Brinton, speaking to some young people, Pendle Hill, Wallingford, PA; Howard Brinton, speaking to some young people, Pendle Hill, Wallingford, PA; Conference of European Friends, July 1963—five people standing and talking in foreground. (Negative of this photo is in envelope.); Left to right: Nette Bassert (?), Kathleen Slack, Gunnar Sundberg, George Gorman (Conference of European Friends, July 1963); Three men and one woman. Conference of European Friends, July 1963. (Negative in envelope.); "Discussing a Quaker concern"—Plainfield, N.J.; Anna Fisher, Lansdowne, PA;
Contains the following: Edward Dowsett, Herbert Hadley, James F. Walker; Hugh Middleton; Edward & Ruby Dowsett, H. Ward Applegate; Alfred Stefferud, Joseph Karner, Henry Cadbury; Marie Hoxie Jones, Miriam Jones; Virginia & Marshall Sutton, back center; Lydia Cadbury with 3 Hadley girls, at right; Herbert Hadley, Mary Hoxie Jones, and others; Tall man on right: Levinus Painter; Group of 5 speakers at meeting house; Elwood Cronk; Doris & John Grover; Errol T. Elliot, Mary Hoxie Jones, Ida Beau (2 copies); Mary Hoxie Jones, Henry J. Cadbury; Byron Branson, Errol T. Elliot, and an unidentified woman; Hugh & Elizabeth Borton, Curt Regen; Dan Wilson, Keith Smiley; Unidentified woman, Henry J. Cadbury; Julianna Perry, Virginia Sutton, Harvey Perry; Elwood Cronk, Doris & John Grover; Five speakers at meeting house; H. Ward Applegate standing; Five speakers at meeting house; man standing, people seated laughing; 100th Anniversary for Rufus Jones: Edwin Bronner, Kenneth Carroll, a woman, and another man around a portrait, presumably of Rufus Jones; Unidentified man, Mary Hoxie Jones, Jean North (2 copies); Rufus and Elizabeth Jones;
Contains the following: Alexander Purdy (Negative in envelope); Raymond Wilson and Sam Levering at the World Council of Churches; Young Friends (David Hartough, Louis Wolf, and an unidentified girl) discuss foreign affairs with Senator Joseph Clark of Pennsylvania; Haeng Woo Lee, treasurer of Seoul Meeting in Korea, climbs up and sets the center beam for the Tan-Dong Community Center (July 31, 1966); Hand art (Woman embroidering)—Ramallah, Jordan
Contains the following: Kindergarten Rhythm Band at Friends Girls School, Ramallah, Jordan; Science laboratory, Ramallah, Jordan; Friends Boys School, Ramallah, Jordan
Two boys, one on diving board, one in pool; Children in bathing suits running across a yard; Children playing in swimming pool; Four girls in yard, three holding a stick; Girls swinging on ropes attached to a tall pole, kind of like a Maypole; Formal portrait of the students and faculty of Wanganui Friends School, in front of the school.; Girls playing on swing set and in schoolyard; Field with sheep; Basketball or tennis court and soccer field; Boy in front of a house tossing a ball; School building and schoolyard, children at play; Copy of the New Zealand Friends School, Wanganui, Prospectus
Contains the following: Formal portrait of the students and faculty in front of the school building; View of the Science, Art, and Library Block at the Senior School, Hobart, Tasmania; View of Mt. Wellington from inside science laboratory; Entrance to Frank Wells Hall, Preparatory School, North Hobart, Tasmania;
Contains the following: Girls sitting on an athletic field, playing with what look to be guinea pigs; The Mount School in its setting with the Minster and Walls of York in the background
Contains the following: Children in a Friends Service Unit kindergarten in rural Mexico
Contains the following: Boys walking in a line, carrying books; Girls sitting on a bench; Aerial view of the school buildings
Contains the following: Participation training (men sitting around the periphery of a living room; Glossy photo of the Friends Boarding School building; The handicapped (woodworking); Christian education (woman and four children reading); Howard Thurman, visiting lecturer; Earlham School of Religion building
Contains the following: Picture of the sign saying "George Fox College"; Picture of a large campus building; Picture of a tree-shaded walkway with a banner saying "GFC Welcomes You"
Contains the following: Picture of a diverse group of students sitting and talking; A scene from a school play featuring a pie cart; Students working with clay and making pottery
Contains the following: Students sitting attentively at a seminar table; An oblique shot of Founders Hall with two young men walking
Contains the following: Students sitting on armchairs and couches in a room with a coffee table and a blackboard, listening to a woman seated in a chair with a book.
Contains the following: Picture of a school building with a flag.
Contains the following: Stone buildings; Man speaking to an audience of seated people in a room with pews and a blackboard
Contains the following: Headmaster Robert L. Smith conducting an informal seminar on the history and current thoughts of the Society of Friends.
Contains the following: Procession walking past Parrish Hall on the way to the amphitheater; Commencement ceremonies in the amphitheater, 1964; Lyndon Johnson and another man in robes, standing at attention.
Contains the following: Woman stooping to talk to little girl; Two little girls painting and a little boy seated in foreground wearing a fireman's hat
Contains the following: College choir posed in front of the pipe organ; Arnold Hall and Memorial Chapel; Students in caps and gowns processing past the Bonnie Bell Wardman Library
Contains the following: Hospital buildings; Nurses; Nurse tending to a young man
Contains the following: Spring foliage; Hospital building set amid spring foliage
Contains the following: Small photo of the Stockholm, Sweden Home for Released Prisoners (with writing on back); Enlarged, mounted copy of the same photo; Norway Yearly Meeting Home for Retarded Young Men (young men working in garden)
Contains the following: One of the private rooms; Hand Crafts room; A room that appears to be a lounge—walls lined with couches; Assembly Room; Pottery therapy; Recreation Room; Georgian Entrance; Art Therapy; Testing in the Pathological Laboratory; Relaxation Therapy; The Theatre—Operations; Sun Room; Aerial view of the York Retreat and Grounds
Contains the following: William Huntingon with a UN delegate; A Friends World Institute pottery class; General Assembly and Secretariat buildings; Friends World Institute marine biological ship in Florida; Raymond Wilson (FCNL Executive Secretary Emeritus) with Senator Paul Douglas (Western Yearly Meeting); Friends Neighborhood Guild Play Parade at the Cape May, NJ Friends General Conference; Connemara Wadsworth conversing in Selma, Alabama, spring southern study trip, 1966; Walter Martin, Nancy Smedle, and William Huntington, Director
Contains the following: Quaker Youth Pilgrims (kids standing around); Parents of the Pilgrims 1967; Quaker Youth Pilgrims (people walking into a house); Youth Pilgrims arriving at Pendle Hill, PA, for orientation, 1967; National Officers of the United Society of Friends Women in Business Session 1965
Contains the following: Protesters marching down a city street—"Take Initiatives for Peace", "Friends Witness for World Order"; Protesters in a city, tall buildings in background—"If Thine Enemy Hunger, Feed Him"; Protesters around the Washington Monument; Protesters holding a banner which is illegible because people are walking in front of it; Woman speaking at a demonstration in front of the Philadelphia Statehouse; Protesters marching down a city street—"Wipe out Poverty, Not People". "Quakers Affirm Life"; Protesters in front of store windows; Young man speaking at a demonstration; Vigil at Ft. Detrick- An appeal to stop preparation for germ warfare; Vigil at the Nike Site; Protesters marching down a city street amidst tall buildings—"Don't just hope! Work for peace!"
Contains the following: Quaker Peace Witness- 1960 (Capitol in background); Friends Witness for World Order, marchers with signs—"Disarm under World Law"; Walk for Peace, San Francisco to Moscow; People with bowed heads—"Military power does not bring security"; Friends Witness for World Order, marchers with signs—"Not by Might…but by my Spirit saith the Lord…"; Friends Witness for World Order, marchers with signs; Protesters marching in a city in front of the Broad Street Trust Company—"End the war in Vietnam"
Contains the following: Educational programs—Ollie Carstens teaching, Kabylie, Algeria; Aud, a Norwegian nurse, doing something to a small boy's hand, Kabylie, Algeria; Educational programs—Kabylie, Algeria—someone knitting a sock around someone else's foot; Algerian relief- "Ouch" (woman getting a tooth pulled)
Contains the following: School ruins—Kabylie, Algeria; School rebuilt—Kabylie, Algeria; School roof repair—Algeria; Diedrich Lund and Mogens Puch Hansen in front of school ruins; Water tower construction, Kabylie, Algeria ("The building is now ready"); Building a water tower in Kabylie, N.E. Algeria
Contains the following: Robert L. Haines, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and Indian Americans; People roofing a log structure with brush; People building the roof of a cinderblock building with beams; People working on the frame of a building made of logs and beams amidst much foliage
Contains the following: Friends repairing a straw thatched roof in Bolivia; Friends Service Committee—bringing water to India (man smiling with pipes); Rural Service—East Africa Yearly Meeting (man teaching the alphabet); Leaders in the East Africa Yearly Meeting Rural Service Program (four men)
Contains the following: A group of people, mostly women, all wearing name tags, posing on the front steps of an unidentified meetinghouse. Photo was processed in New Jersey.; A group of people seated at long dinner tables, 1960; A group of people, mostly men, posing on the front steps of a different unidentified meetinghouse. Photo was processed in North Carolina.; Two young men and a young woman on a porch, watching young people leave what looks to be a school building; An old woman crocheting a baby slipper; Two old women wearing bonnets and shawls holding books titled "Quaker Country Cooking"; Two little girls posed with a sheep; Five men posed in front of a building under construction. Left to right: Marshall Sutton, Paul T. Hardin, Thomas Martin, Claude Wood, and Norval Webb.; Thomas Martin, Claude Wood, Norval Webb, two other men, three women, posed in front of the same building; Woman teaching some young people a language that appears to be Serbo-Croatian in an informal setting.; A monkey and a baby monkey. The baby monkey is trying to get away but the big monkey is holding it by the tail. The caption says "Thee ought to go to meeting."
Contains the following: Mounted labels for pictures
Contains the following: Iowa YM Pageant; Pastoral Ministry (4) US
Contains the following: Use of music (4)
Contains the following: Jamaica - Seaside; Port Antonio, Jamaica; Stravanger, Norway
Contains the following: Byberry, PA; Kotzebue, Alaska (2); Parkersville, PA
Contains the following: Harvey, Pauline; Ireland, delegates to the Five Years Meeting, 1912
Contains the following: Basic School, Jamaica, West Indies; Friends School, Ramallah, Jordan; Nursery School, Kenya, West Africa; Nursery School, Mexico
Contains the following: Barnesville School, Ohio
Contains the following; Friends Hospital, Kaimosi, Kenya
Contains the following: United Society of Friends Women
Contains one picture
Contains the following: Rural Service Program, East Africa Yearly Meeting (8)