Original Author: Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans
Medium: Title page
Charter and By-Laws of the Friends’ Asylum for Colored Orphans, in the City of Richmond, Va.
This is the title page of an eight-page pamphlet published in 1883 that contains the charter and bylaws of the Friends' Asylum for Colored Orphans, an organization in Richmond that was incorporated by the General Assembly in 1872. Lucy Goode, with the support of local Quakers and African American churches, created the orphanage to minister to the needs of parentless children after the Civil War. The orphanage operated for almost sixty years.