Charter and By-laws of the Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans, in the City of Richmond, Va.

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Title

Charter and By-laws of the Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans, in the City of Richmond, Va.

Subject

African Americans, family

Description

Lucy Goode Brooks solicited support from African American churches and a local meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in Richmond to establish the Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans, which the General Assembly incorporated in 1872. The charter and the organization's bylaws were printed in 1883.

Creator

Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans

Source

Library of Virginia

Publisher

Richmond: R.L. Hewlett & Bro., printers

Date

1883

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Pamphlet

Identifier

15_1056_001, 15_1056_002, 15_1056_003, 15_1056_004, 15_1056_005, 15_1056_006, 15_1056_007

Coverage

Richmond, Virginia

Citation

Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans, “Charter and By-laws of the Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans, in the City of Richmond, Va.,” Remaking Virginia: Transformation Through Emancipation, accessed December 11, 2018, http://www.virginiamemory.com/online-exhibitions/items/show/524.