YWCA of the U.S.A.. International Division
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs from the 1977 Asian Study Seminar.
Photographs relating to the International Division of the YWCA of the USA including the 1966 Asian Seminar, 1987 South Africa Consultation and a photograph of a book written about the overseas work of the YWCA of the USA.
Photographs taken at an international consultation training seminar. Including group photographs taken during the seminar, individual portaits of participants and to snapshots taken by participants.
Photographs of the International Leadership Training Project of the YWCA of the USA including participant portraits and group photographs. International participants observe and train with local YWCA of the USA associations, develop leadership skills and increase international understanding through daily interactions and special programs.
Photographs of the the first International Study Conference on Women and World Reconstruction held in Altamont, New York and at Teacher's College in New York. The conference brings together thirteen international delegates to discuss issues relating to reconstruction and international issues following World War II.
Individual and group photographs of participants in YWCA of the USA international training institutes. Trainees are selected from YWCA associations around the world to train and observe in YWCA of the USA associations, develop international understanding and share their culture and customs. Participant portraits are identified on the backs of the photographs with the participant's name and home country.
Photographs from the YWCA of the USA Foreign Division's Latin America-U.S.A. exchange project, a program encouraging fellowship and understanding between women of young women's Christian associations in Latin America and the United States.
World Fellowship Week is a week dedicated to increasing international awareness and understanding throughout the World YWCA through the exchange of materials and through programming. Photographs include images of YWCA of the USA Y-Teens, local YWCA of the USA associations and international associations participating in World Fellowship Week activities such as craft projects, scrapbook making and special programs. Negatives are included in the materials but have not been digitized.
Photographs of World Fellowship Week vesper services and observance ceremonies at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. World Fellowship Week observances and vespers celebrate the international aspects of the YWCA of the USA as a member of the World YWCA. Participating members represent their home states and home countries in processions, ceremonies and fellowship.