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