Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman letter and financial papers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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The Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman was founded in 1862 for the collection and distribution of clothing, medicines, and dry goods for the relief of formerly enslaved people. Though many Quakers were involved in the Association, it was not officially connected to the Society of Friends.
Source of acquisition--Dorothy Bowers Hallowell. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1990.
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This collection is available for research use.