Quaker Emergency Service lectures
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Overview and metadata sections
The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. Offering alternative service for conscientious objectors, it was authorized by the New York Office of Civilian Defense. After the war, the group formed the Civilian Readjustment Committee/Center and worked with psychiatric institutions.
The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. In the spring of 1944, the Service sponsored a series of lectures focusing on adolescent psychology which were held in the French Institute building, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.
Alphabetically by author.
Gift of New York Yearly Meeting, 1997
Processed in MSS 060 in 1997 when received from New York Yearly Meeting. Reprocessed as Small Collection in 2018.
- New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
- Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.)
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- Susanna Morikawa
- Finding Aid Date
- August 2018
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Adjustment (Psychology) in adolescence
Children and sex