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Friends Equal Rights Association Records


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

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Formed in 1900 by members of the Philanthropic Committee of New York Yearly Meeting, the Friends Equal Rights Association promoted equal rights for men and women, focusing on universal suffrage. A number of prominent New York Quakers were members, including William and Anne M. Jackson, Phebe C. Wright, Henry W. Wilbur and Mariana W. Chapman.

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Gift of acquisition New York Yearly Meeting, 1997.

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