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Friends Association for the Aid and Elevation of Freedmen
from the American Missionary Vol 37, Issue 2

The Friends (Hicksite), entered the work in 1864, furnishing supplies first, afterwards sustaining schools numbering at
one time 25. They now have one school with 150 scholars.

Annual Report 1871
From the Annual Report in 1871 they had schools in Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina and Florida. 17 teachers with
7 African American teachers in the group. The following are the Officers in 1871: