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History and Haverford College (HC)

History and Haverford College (Krippner) Summer 2013

Slavery and Abolition


Germantown Protest against slavery, 1688    Enlarged view

Benjamin Lay (1681-1759)   Enlarged view

Benezet (1713-1784) instructing colored children  Enlarged view

Burning of Pennsylvania Hall, 1838      Enlarged view

Abolitionists built the hall in Philadelphia for lectures and meetings.  Four days after it opened, an angry  mob burned it down.  See more information on the Quakers and Slavery website.

Female Teachers of the Friends Freedmen Association  Enlarged view

Subject Guide

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