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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, eighteenth, 1947-1949

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 37, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Call to convention and workbooks for the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In the years following the war, the YWCA of the U.S.A. is facing disillusionment with the resulting international relations and political climate. International cooperation and work in foreign countries is discussed throughout the materials. To prepare delegates for the convention workbooks are sent ahead of time in addition to the National Board...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1949

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 39, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings, in three volumes, follow the convention sessions from opening remarks to the final adjournment. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national importance. The convention continues to have an international focus in the...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 36, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As the first national convention since 1940 and since the end of World War II, the discussion and debate of the convention sessions look at work that was done during the war years and look ahead to what the post war world and nation will bring. Throughout these discussions the role of the organization and Christian women is examined. Special addresses by...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 36, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and digest of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As the first national convention since 1940 and since the end of World War II, the discussion and debate of the convention sessions look at work that was done during the war years and look ahead to what the post war world and nation will bring. Throughout these discussions the role of the organization and of Christian women is examined through the...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 37, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Workbook, reports, and proceedings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Assembly of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial Division delegates meet to discuss issues faced by the women in their group, vote on matters of national importance, adopt resolutions, and vote on social and political actions. The theme for the assembly and the coming three years is "We have a job to do for peace." Under this emphasis,...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 39, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents National Board report to the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to the convention the National Board prepares a report summarizing and assessing the work done over the previous three years since the last convention. YWCA of the U.S.A. activities continue to have a strong emphasis on international cooperation and work towards human rights and equality. A special project continuing at the convention is the centennial...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 40, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning special interest group meetings at the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In response to the changing political, social and economic conditions faced by women, the assemblies and group meetings discuss the changing role of women and what it means to be in the workplace, at home, and in society. The National Employed Women's Assembly (N.E.W.) is a combination of all employed women, young adults, and...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Denmark, circa 1981

 File — Box: 1006, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Photograph from the United Nations Decade for Women conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Dates of Materials: circa 1981

Egypt and Palestine, 1918-1950

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 54, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with Egypt and Palestine. Working in Egypt and Palestine consists of relief work during the wars, housing and hostels, physical education, and leadership training. YWCA work in both countries includes work with women of several religions including Coptic, Muslim, Jewish, and several Christian faiths. Correspondence and reports from Palestine discuss difficulties working in the region during times of political and religious conflict. Materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1955 January-1957 June

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 6, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work, and annual reports from the General Secretary. Continuing themes include the role of religion in the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1955 January-1957 June

National programs: United Nations study project

 File — Box: 1029, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Group photographs of teens participating in the United Nations study project, a program to "help young people recognize their role in international understanding."

Outside organizations, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 297, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. doing work with international interests, peace, religion, and social work. The YWCA of the U.S.A. maintains an awareness of other organizations doing work within their scope and often collaborates with these organizations, attends or contributes to hosted conferences and seminars or shares skills and resources. Correspondence between the organizations may address the nature of the relationship and the types of work that are of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Outside organizations: Foreign and peace, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 236, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s communication with or relationship to outside organizations for foreign affairs and peace. The YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts development programs in foreign countries and as such, has occasion to work with or cooperate with other agencies with foreign interests. Documents include requests for grants from the Asia Foundation, the Conference of Asian Affairs Inc.'s request for a completed questionnaire on American interests in Asia, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Outside organizations: Peace, circa 1930-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 121, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the meetings, conferences and activities of organizations engaged in the peace movements. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with American and international peace organizations that share similar purposes and aims. Pamphlets, and reports concern the work of the peace organizations, explain the background situations and the need for peace movements, advocate for peaceful conflict resolution and assess the future needs of the organization and movement. Correspondence and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930-1950

Young adult conferences and council, 1952-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 251, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. young adult weekend and United Nations conferences followed by minutes of young adult council meetings. The United Nations young adult conference is part of United Nations day preparations and focuses on educating attendees on the function, purpose and importance of the United Nations. The conference report includes lists of conference leaders, a schedule of events, session notes, conference excerpts, the declaration of freedom and an introduction to the...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960