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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in West Africa and the history of association work throughout Africa. Proceedings, notes and reports of the West Africa conference of YWCA's summarize and assess the conference proceedings and experience. At the conference, women from associations in West Africa hear presentations concerning and discuss topics such as the status of women, western influence in Africa, family and marriage, and leadership. In addition, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Columbia, Uruguay and South America, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of a YWCA in Columbia, YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA of Uruguay, the Latin American Training School and YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in South America. Bernice Miller, advisory secretary to the YWCA of Uruguay, writes to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. reporting of her work, requesting support and advice and working out administrative matters. In addition, correspondence includes notifications of Ms. Miller's award of an Oberlin...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention, workbook, and bulletins. The theme of the convention is "One world under God" and materials focus on international aspects and the Christian purpose. As the first national convention since 1940, the call and preparatory materials give delegates an overview of national progress since the last convention with much focus on how the war affected the direction and work...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Foreign, 1894-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries. From early in the development of the organization there is an interest in working with women in other countries, to share in the benefits of the Christian women's movement and to assist in working for the enrichment of women's lives around the world. During and after World War II the demands for women in other countries grew with the needs for emergency work and then reconstruction. As it develops over time, the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1894-1950

Foreign Division, circa 1920-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 72, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National Board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries. Functions of the Foreign Division include the management of secretaries in foreign countries, communications and reports to the National Board and members, collaborating with other organizations internationally and managing YWCA activities abroad. Part of managing foreign programs includes...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1941

Foreign Division, 1916-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division staff manuals, office information and meeting documents. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Continued from reel 72, microdex 5 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records, the foreign secretary's manual details her job requirements, terms of service, relationship...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1943

India, circa 1923-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 58, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon work with women in India and their cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and World YWCA. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA associations of India by providing financial support as well as sending secretaries to train leaders and act as advisors. Statements and correspondence discuss the extent to which the American organizations should support the YWCA work in India and India's ability to be self supporting. Program reports...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1946

Japan, circa 1919-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 59, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA activities in Japan. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA activities in Japan by sending secretaries to serve in positions in the YWCA of Japan, offering training and opportunities for advice and through financial support and donations. Following the earthquake of 1923, requests are made to the United States for assistance in the relief effort and in rebuilding the YWCA building in Yokohama. In the United States, news of the YWCA of Japan is shared through...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1943

Mexico, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 62, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Mexico. The YWCA of Mexico aims to provide a place for women to meet and develop their physical, spiritual, mental and intellectual well being. Additionally, the YWCA advocates for women's rights and treatment in society. Correspondence and reports provide narrative accounts of YWCA activity in Mexico as well as providing updates on associations and describing the challenges faced by the women of Mexico and YWCA associations. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Religion, 1931-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s World Fellowship Week, formerly the World's Week of Prayer and Fellowship, observances. During World Fellowship Week local associations focus on building awareness and support for the YWCA work around the world. Reports, pamphlets, and bulletins contain summaries of YWCA associations around the world, describe the needs of international associations, address the status of women around the world and suggest publicity strategies and activities for...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950

Religion, 1917-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and programs for the World's Week of Prayer (later World Fellowship Week), a week devoted to the awareness and support of YWCA activity around the world. Materials suggest activities and observances for local associations, summarize the needs of women and girls around the world and outline the schedule of national Week of Prayer observances. Worship services concern the role of Christianity in YWCA service to the world. 

Dates of Materials: 1917-1930

Religion, 1899-1916

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and programs for the World's Week of Prayer (later World Fellowship Week), a week devoted to the awareness and support of YWCA activity around the world. Materials suggest activities and observances for local associations, summarize the needs of women and girls around the world and outline the schedule of national Week of Prayer observances. Worship services concern the role of Christianity in YWCA service to the world. 

Dates of Materials: 1899-1916

South America, circa 1924-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian association programs and activities in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports and collaborates with the YWCA associations in South America through providing financial grants, raising money in their local associations for special projects, sending secretaries to serve as leaders and advisors, arranging training visits to the United States and participating in joint conferences. YWCA activities in South America serve the overarching goal of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1950

South America, circa 1916-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and activities of young women's Christian associations in South America. As part of their Foreign Division work, the YWCA of the U.S.A. supports work in South America. The support is through financial grants and fundraising in addition to sending secretaries to serve abroad as leaders, trainers and advisors. This cooperative relationship also includes sharing of resources, methods and ideas especially during large projects such as building campaigns. The aim...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1949

South America, circa 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 70, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA associations in South America by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and assess the status of the YWCA associations in South America and its service to the women. In addition, arrangements are made for South American women to visit the United States and exchange ideas and resources with secretaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1941

South America, circa 1920-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 70, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA associations in South America by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and assess the status of the YWCA associations in South America and its service to the women. In addition, arrangements are made for South American women to visit the United States and exchange ideas and resources with secretaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1939

South America, 1920-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 70, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA associations in South America by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and assess the status of the YWCA associations in South America and its service to the women. In addition, arrangements are made for South American women to visit the United States and exchange ideas and resources with secretaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: 1920-1949

South America, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 70, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA associations in South America by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and assess the status of the YWCA associations in South America and its service to the women. In addition, arrangements are made for South American women to visit the United States and exchange ideas and resources with secretaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

South America, circa 1923-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 71, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA associations in South America by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and assess the status of the YWCA associations in South America and its service to the women. In addition, arrangements are made for South American women to visit the United States and exchange ideas and resources with secretaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1949