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ARTICLES IN QUAKER PERIODICALS By J. William Frost Quaker Life Lawrence E. Barker and Jane Boring Dunlap continued a series of biographies of famous Quakers based in part on historical data. "Deborah Norris and the Declaration of Independence," XVII, No. 7 (July-Aug., 1976), pp. 6-7; "A Boy Named Nathaniel," No. 8 (Sept., 1976), pp. 6-7; "Thomas Beale - He Preached to the Indians," No. 9 (Oct., 1976), pp. 10-11; "Moses Brown - He Led New England Quakers into the Nineteenth Century," No. 11 (Dec, 1976), pp. 6-7; "William Rotch, Quaker Whaler," XVIII, No. 2 (Feb, 1977), pp. 6-8; "Nathan Hunt," No. 3 (March, 1977), pp. 8-9; "Quaker Teacher Anthony Benezet," No. 4 (April, 1977) pp. 8-9; "Timothy Blake, Teacher of a Lesson in Convincement," No. 5 (May, 1977), pp. 6-7. Hugh Barbour, "Did America Change Quakerism or Vice Versa," reports the conclusions of a meeting of Quaker historians. XVII, No. 8 (Aug., 1976), p. 17. Francis G. Brown, "Friends and the Bicentennial," tells why Friends were caught up with the original Revolution and are now involved with the Bicentennial , in spite of misgivings about both events. XVII, No. 7 (July, 1976), pp. 11,36. Barbara Sarkesian, "John Greenleaf Whittier: Near the Heart of Humanity ," summarizes some of Whittier's activities in his career as a poet and reformer. XVII, No. 7 (July, 1976), pp. 16-17. Jarius J. Deisenrofh, "They Too Made a Nation," is a note of appreciation for the dissenters and exiles from America including fugitive slaves, Loyalists, Mormons, and Hutterites. XVII, No. 7 (July, 1976), pp. 18-19. Evangelical Friend Jack Kirk, "A Quaker Movement for America's Third Century," X, No. 1 (Sept., 1976), pp. 1-4, 18 is a sketch of Quaker history using events from New England in the 1660's to the present and querying why after so impressive a start the Society of Friends became numerically so insignificant. Journal of the Friends Historical Society Stephen Wilson, "From Devonshire House to Endsleigh Gardens," tells the difficulties involved in transfering the headquarters of London Yearly Meeting from Devonshire House to Friends House, Euston Road. 53, No. 4 (1975), pp. 293-313. Kenneth Carroll, "Sackcloth and Ashes and Other Signs and Wonders," describes the rationale behind certain extravagant actions engaged in by early Friends to protest wickedness or persecution. 53, No. 4 (1975), pp. 314325 . 128 ARTICLES IN QUAKER PERIODICALS129 Violet A. Rowe, "The Meeting House at Flamstead End, Hertfordshire," records what is known about a meeting mentioned by Defoe as an example of persecution. 53, No. 4 ( 1975), pp. 326-334. Stephen Frick, "Joseph Sturge and the Crimean War. 2. The Founding of The Morning Star," is a continuation of the story of opposition to the Crimean War which led Sturge, Bright, Cobden and others to sponsor the first London daily paper devoted to peace. 53, No. 4 (1975), pp. 335-358. R. S. Mortimer, "The Bellford Gazette, Darlington, 1826," is about a schoolboy newspaper 53, No. 4 (1975), pp. 359-365. Friends Journal Gene Sharp, "Disregarded History: Power of Nonviolent Action," records instances of successful non-violent action in the American Revolution, in Nazi Germany, and occupied Norway. Vol. 22, No. 11, June 1, 1976, pp. 324-331. LyIe Tatum, "Looking Back to See Ahead: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1776 and 1976," discusses Quakers and the Revolution using minutes of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Vol. 22, No. 11, June 1, 1976, pp. 332-336. Margaret Bacon, "Weep Not for Me," recounts a protest demonstration at the 1876 Philadelphia Exposition when Lucretia Mott was refused permission to speak Vol. 22, No. 11, June 1, 1976, pp. 336-337. Robert J. Leach, "An American Bi-centenary," describes John Woolman's role in the freeing of slaves in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Vol. 22, No. 12, June 15, 1976, pp. 364-365. Friends Quarterly Stella Apperley, "Re-thinking Early Quakerism," contains impressions of the relevance of Quaker history for contemporary issues. Vol. 19, No. 7, July, 1976, pp. 290-294. Phyllis M. Richards, "Over 100 Years Ago - an Unusual View of Quakers ," is based upon the Bampton lectures of 1871 by George Curteis, Canon of Litchfield Cathedral. Vol. 19, No. 8...


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