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World Young Women's Christian Association

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Germany: General, circa 1945-1959

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings and programs in Germany. Following World War II young women's Christian associations in Germany become a place for people of all ages to gather. The World YWCA sends workers to assist in establishing programs and donate materials that local women then reuse and repurpose into clothing. Several photographs show women piecing American neckties into skirts. Additional photographs shor the Neighborhood House in Berlin, a center known...
Dates of Materials: circa 1945-1959

Gladys Gilkey Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00598
Abstract

YWCA executive. The papers document Calkins' family and personal life, overseas travel, and her work on behalf of the YWCA and other religious and social service organizations. The bulk of the papers consist of diaries made during the Calkins family's 1932-33 trip to Europe, and during Calkins' later travels with Marie Berger to Africa and Asia.

Dates of Materials: 1895-1988

Jewel Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00525
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Jewel Graham, including a typescript of her unpublished memoir, which includes reflections on growing up as an African American girl in Springfield, Ohio, her education, her employment as professor at Antioch College, and her life-long service in the YWCA, from age 13, to becoming President of the National Board and of the World YWCA.

Dates of Materials: 1940-2008

YWCA of the U.S.A. records, Record Group 1. General and history

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-RG1
Abstract

This record group contains reference files compiled from the National Board Library collection and National Board Archives providing general historical information about the YWCA of the U.S.A., its organizational structure, requirements for membership, and affiliation with the World YWCA. Also included are biographical files on staff and board members and reference files on the World YWCA and national YWCAs in other countries. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.

Dates of Materials: 1877-2003

YWCA of the U.S.A. records, Record Group 3. National administrative office records

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-RG3
Abstract

This record group consists of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s national administrative office files including records from the office of the General Secretary (later Executive Secretary, later Chief Executive Officer), records on buildings and properties owned by the national organization, finance and development files, and records of the departments of data and statistics, library and archives, and publicity. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 2002