African Americans

Fellowship Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.) Photograph Collection

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Fellowship Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.) Photograph Collection
Collection ID: 
PC-44
Date: 
1946-1985

 

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Metropolitan Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Metropolitan Branch Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 635, 902, PC-85
Date: 
1897-1993
Footage: 
125 linear feet

 

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

The Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Metropolitan Branch Records consist of two accessions. Accession 635 contains 120 linear feet of records from between 1897-1984. Accession 902 contains 3 linear feet of records from between 1881-1993. 

HISTORICAL NOTE

Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Germantown Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Germantown Branch Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 877, 280, PC-46, PC-89
Date: 
1785-1982 (bulk 1869-1982)
Footage: 
44 linear feet
 
 
COLLECTION OVERVIEW
 
This collection consists of two accessions: Accession 280 (1917-1971, 38 linear feet) Accession 877 (1785, 1869-1982, 4 linear feet), as well as a group of photographs.
 

Urban League of Philadelphia Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Urban League of Philadelphia Records
Collection ID: 
URB 1, URB 16
Date: 
1935-1967
Footage: 
19 cubic feet (39 boxes)

 

 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records
Collection ID: 
SCRC 15
Date: 
1943-1991
Footage: 
Approx. 46.5 cubic feet

 

Collection Summary

Title

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records

Dates

1943-1991

Collection ID

SCRC 15

Creator

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Philadelphia Branch

Quantity

Approx. 46.5 cubic feet

Germantown Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Germantown Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 832
Date: 
1946-1994
Footage: 
62.4 Linear feet

 

Carson Valley School (Flourtown, Pa.) Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Carson Valley School (Flourtown, Pa.) Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 510
Date: 
1914-1975

INVENTORY


Box 1
Board Minute Books; January 1922- January 1929, February 1944- October 1952, January 1953 - June 1960, September 1960 - July 1966, September 1966 - November 1969, January 1970 - December 1972, January 1973 - June 1975

Box 2
Board Minute Books; October 1914 - January 1935, June 1935 - April 1943
Board Minute Book - Building Committee, May 1915 - September 1920
Board Minute Book - Management Committee, April 1917 - September 1925

Dr. Benjamin W. Barkas Papers

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Barkas, Dr. Benjamin W.
Collection ID: 
Record Group URB 37
Date: 
1921-1968
Footage: 
33 cubic feet

BACKGROUND
 

Dr. Benjamin W. Barkas was a professional educator concerned with labor and adult education in Philadelphia from 1925 to the mid-1960s. The organizations in which his interest and effort were greatest were the Labor Education Association (LEA), 1943-1967; Temple University, 1943-1962; and the School District of Philadelphia Extension Division, 1941 1974.

Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Southwest-Belmont Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Southwest-Belmont Branch Records
Collection ID: 
URB 42, PC-29
Date: 
1920-1977
Footage: 
33.25 cubic feet

 

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

Collection contains administrative records, correspondence, financial records, and photographs related to the YWCA Southwest-Belmont Branch.

ORGANIZATION AND ARRANGEMENT

YMCA of Philadelphia, Christian Street Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
YMCA of Philadelphia, Christian Street Branch Records
Collection ID: 
Record Group 118
Date: 
1943-1964
Footage: 
24.5 cubic feet

BACKGROUND

The collection reflects the programs and activities of this African American branch of the YMCA in Philadelphia. Among these functions were the operation of clubs, summer camps, and recreational programs for the African American community. The branch was also involved with such organizations as the NAACP and the Pennsylvania State Negro Council.

ORGANIZATION

This collection is organized in fifteen series:

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