Pennsylvania Abolition Society
The impact on the state of Pennsylvannia
The History of PAS
Education of PAS
Jobs offered by the PAS
They wanted Blacks to do jobs that they were originally assigned on plantations while they were enslaved, like farming and housework.
Tells of people looking for people who are workers.
The people that are looking for help are whites asking for help from either blacks or whites.
Women and young girls 12-15.
Mostly men looking for workers.
Lots of requirements for farmers/house workers.
Talks about the migration of freed slaves from the South to Philadelphia.
Wants to provide jobs and education to these free Africans who desire these.
There are more women and children than there are men.
$1 is charged for employing Africans.
If the job doesn’t feel right for the Africans, their job will be arranged and switched.
Agency will keep track of any change in residences.
The role of the PAS as a labor agent for the newly freed population was to give the Blacks job/workplace offers that best appealed to them and could help pay for their family and residence.
The organization provided job opportunities/workplaces and education for all freed Blacks (child to adult).