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Naval Station Newport (R.I.)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

War Work Council Hostess House Committee minutes and reports, 1917-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Hostess House Committee of the War Work Council is responsible for the oversight of the hostess house program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. during World War I. Hostess houses are established as a safe place for women visiting military camps to rest, eat and entertain their loved ones. Committee meeting minutes include updates from hostess houses and their needs, requests for new hostess houses, discussion of staff duties and the management of the hostess house and procedures for the hostess...
Dates of Materials: 1917-1920

World War I, 1918-1919

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 153, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents In order to provide places of shelter, comfort and rest for women visitors to military training and mobilization camps the War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. establishes hostess houses. These houses serve a range of functions including serving meals and acting as a place for women to meet and entertain the military men. Arranged alphabetically by the name of the hostess houses the reports, notes and correspondence concern the finance and management of the hostess houses, assessments...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1919

World War I: Hostess houses, Rhode Island, circa 1914-1920

 File — Box 1036: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387826], Folder: 23
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the YWCA hostess house building at the Naval Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island.

Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1920

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Notes 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects 2
reports 2
Immigrants -- United States 1
Memorandums 1