Mining Charity

Comstock Mining Co. illustration

Abolitionist and Reformer Lucretia Mott

A statue of Lucretia Mott

Containers reveal Americans thinking outside the box about philanthropy

Two young girls look through the glass of a museum display to gaze at a blue bucket among other objects like a pair of boots or a bust of a man.

A society for everything: Remaking America's charitable landscape during the Second Great Awakening

Color illustration showing many tall, white tents, a stage with a speaker, an audience of men and women. In the left side of the image, a woman tends a kettle on a fire.