Pennsylvania Abolitionist Society
Funding Provided By
This program was funded by: The Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities' We the People initiative on American history. The PHC inspires individuals to enjoy and share a life of learning. The PHC represents Pennsylvania in the Federal-State Partnership of the NEH. For more information, visit wwww.pahumanities.org or call 800-462-0442. Additional support from: Samuel S. Fels Fund, founded in 1935 by Samuel S. Fels, a Philadelphia philanthropist who made his money in the manufacture of Fels Naptha, a popular household soap. The Fels Fund is a private independent foundation with broad interests in community programs, education and the arts. They seek to support projects "which prevent, lessen or resolve contemporary social problems", or which seek to provide permanent improvements "in human daily life." The Barra Foundation Inc. is a private, not-for-profit philanthropic organization that primarily serves the five-county area of Greater Philadelphia. The Foundation's principal focus is to make one-time and multi-year grants for innovative projects that aid in advancing the frontiers of knowledge in the fields of arts and culture, education, health, and human services. Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fosters the excellence, diversity and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and broadens the availability and appreciation of those arts throughout the state.
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