Records, 1930-1980, (bulk 1940-1950).

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Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frankford Friends Forum Committee. Records, 1930-1980, (bulk 1940-1950).

Records, 1930-1980, (bulk 1940-1950).

Records of the Frankford Friends Forum Committee, 1930-80. The bulk of the material in this collection is from the files of Walter Cook Longstreth, the Forum organizer from 1930-51. The records include correspondence files and lecture summaries. Lecturers included Henry J. Cadbury, Bayard Rustin, Douglas Steere, William Wister Comfort, Rachel Davis DuBois, Clair Wilcox, E. Raymond Wilson, Scott Nearing, and many others.

30 folders (in 3 boxes)

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Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987

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Bayard Rustin (b. March 17, 1912, West Chester, Pennsylvania–d. August 24, 1987, Manhattan, New York) was an African-American Quaker who was concerned with nonviolence, socialism, civil rights, race relations, and international relations. He was connected with the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Friends Service Committee, War Resisters League, Congress of Racial Equality, and Committee for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. He was imprisoned during World War II fo...

Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frankford Friends Forum Committee.

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The Frankford Friends Forums were hosted by the Frankford Friends Forum Committee under the care of Green Street Monthly Meeting. They were held approximately six times a year in the meeting house at Unity & Waln Streets, in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. The Forums would often feature a lecture on social issues, economics, peace, justice, or politics. From the description of Records, 1930-1980, (bulk 1940-1950). (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 45410255 ...

Comfort, William Wistar, 1874-1955

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Former president of Haverford College; Haverford, Pa. From the description of W.W. Comfort letter from Maxfield Parrish, 1908 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821059 From the description of W.W. Comfort letter from Maxfield Parrish, 1908 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454767 William Wistar Comfort taught romance languages at Haverford College (1897-1909). He served as President of the college from 1917-1940 and afterwards lectured on Quakerism ...

Wilcox, Clair, 1898-1970

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American economist on the faculty of Swarthmore College from 1927 to 1970. He chaired the International Trade Conference, which resulted in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. From the description of International Trade Organization documents, 1944-1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 429510135 ...

Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974

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Cadbury earned his Harvard AM in 1904, and his Harvard PhD (Philol.) in 1914. From the description of Records of his PhD examination, 1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075107 Epithet: theologian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0001d1 Cadbury earned his Harvard AM in 1904, and his Harvard PhD in 1914. From the description of Student papers prepared for va...

Longstreth, Walter C.

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Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends was established in 1816 by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting out of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Northern District. Its original location was 4th and Green Streets in Philadelphia. In 1827, at the time of the Hicksite separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, the meeting remained with Hicksite Friends. Orthodox Friends were transferred to Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Northern District. Green Street Monthly Meeting left Green Street in 1913 an...

Dubois, Rachel Davis

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Rachel Davis DuBois (1892-1993) was a Quaker educator, writer, and a pioneer in interfaith and interracial dialogue and intercultural education. From the description of Papers, 1920-1993. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 47123015 Rachel Davis DuBois (1892- ) was born in Clarkesboro, New Jersey, the daughter of Quaker farmers. She attended Bucknell University and taught school in New Jersey until 1920. From 1920 to 1924, she was active in the peace movem...

Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995

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Douglas and Dorothy Steere served the Society of Friends for much of their adult lives and their influence remains strong to this day. Douglas V. Steere was born on August 31, 1901 in Harbor Beach, Michigan and was educated at Eastern High School in Detroit; Michigan Agricultural College, earning a BS in Agriculture in 1923; and Harvard University, earning his MA in Philosophy in 1929 and his PhD in 1931. As a Rhodes Scholar, Steere attended Oxford University from 1925 to 1928, earn...

Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983

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Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...