High, Stanley
February 1940
Saturday Evening Post;2/17/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 34, p14
The article presents information on Quakers. The first Quaker Training School for Conscientious Objectors has been opened in January 1940. Indiana is the Quaker center in the U.S., while George Fox is the first Quaker. The Quaker men traditionally wore black, broad-brimmed and undented beaver hats and collarless coats, while women traditionally wore long full skirts and gray shawls across their shoulders.


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