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African American women -- Employment

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
Overview Comprised of correspondence, reports, research notes, surveys, audiovisual materials, and newspaper clippings from the papers of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader. These papers document the life of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader.
Dates: 1926 - 2014

Business and Industrial women, 1920-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 18, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA Business and Industrial area summer conferences for the Okoboji (Iowa) and southwest areas of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Conference bulletins, proceedings, and reports document conference business sessions, workshops and lectures. In addition to conference sessions, participants participate in recreational activities, and committees meetings. Bulletins and reports provide an overview of conference proceedings and summarize talks, workshops, and meetings. In addition...
Dates: 1920-1947

Business and Industrial women, 1936-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 18, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA Business and Industrial area summer conferences for the west central and Asilomar (western) areas of the YWCA of the U.S.A. West central conferences are held at Camp Brewster in Omaha, Nebraska and Western conferences at Asilomar Conference grounds and other western locations. Conference bulletins, proceedings, and reports document conference business sessions, workshops and lectures. In addition to conference sessions, participants participate in recreational...
Dates: 1936-1947

Business and Industrial women, 1930-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 18, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA Business and Industrial state weekend conferences for Arizona, Northern California, Colorado-Wyoming, Illinois and Iowa. Conference bulletins, proceedings, and reports document conference business sessions, workshops and lectures. In addition to conference sessions, participants participate in recreational activities, and committees meetings. Bulletins and reports provide an overview of conference proceedings and summarize talks, workshops, and meetings. In addition...
Dates: 1930-1948

Business and Industrial women, Business and professional women, 1919-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 19, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Industrial conferences, committees, and councils, as well as the start of materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. Business and Industrial conference materials include minutes and reports of the weekend state conference conferences for Iowa, the Northwest and Tri-State (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota). Following state conference materials are documents concerning the Cheyney conference...
Dates: 1919-1949

Business and professional women, 1925-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 20, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Council, jobs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department and YWCA of the U.S.A. Nationwide Observance Day. The Business and Professional Councils represent established areas and are comprised of delegates from Business and Professional clubs. Councils serve as a link between local associations, the gatherings and events of the summer conferences, and the National Assembly. Documents concern...
Dates: 1925-1947

Business and professional women, 1927-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 21, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Issues of "The Program Exchange" and its predecessor, "The Exchange Sheet." The publications were used by the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women to communicate programming ideas and methods to local or regional association secretaries. In addition, the newsletter provides updates of the activities of local associations, reports on internal and related external conferences and gives advice for implementing projects and programming. 
Dates: 1927-1939

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1948-1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 22, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. experimental work with business, professional and industrial women. Materials concern studies of the business, industrial, and professional woman on topics such as motivation for working, ethics in the workplace, effects of class and status on work with employed women, and the self evaluation of local associations. Self evaluations are arranged by region then city. Also included are detailed descriptions of study methodology, analysis of results, and...
Dates: 1948-1952

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1950-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 22, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the join meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Employed Women's Coordinating Council, National Industrial Council, and National Business and Professional Council. The National Employed Women's Coordinating Council meets to discuss and decide on matters common between the Business and Professional and Industrial Councils. Meetings concern program emphasis, organization, leadership, and unity across groups. Business and Industrial councils separately meet to discuss...
Dates: 1950-1951

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates: 1924

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 32, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning participation by proxy at the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. For junior members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the only representatives at convention are the local junior members and adult leaders of groups from around the country. For the Fourteenth Convention, in order to get representation from more junior members, fifty associations were chosen to discuss and report on the topics of education and...
Dates: 1936

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 29, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies at the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each assembly meets separately to discuss and vote on issues unique to their own departments and unique interests and then present their findings to the general convention audience. Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies discuss the labor movement, problems and issues encountered by...
Dates: 1926

Conventions, sixteenth, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 35, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In "Interracial Practices in Community YWCAs" evaluates are made as to the extent to which YWCA associations are inclusive in practice and purpose. A history of the race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. is given prior to exploring the current interracial practices, opportunities and efforts for improvements. Other materials include a report of the executive...
Dates: 1939-1940

Conventions, tenth, 1928

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 30, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the student, industrial, and business and professional assemblies at the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each convention the departments gather to discuss matters unique to their group and of national importance. Industrial, and Business and Professional Assemblies address the progress made in employment for women, the goals for the future status of employed women and cooperation with other...
Dates: 1928

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 32, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention addresses given by YWCA members and special guests concern the role of government in economic recovery, the role and voices or organized women in labor and other political and social movements, racism and race relations in the United States, the Social Ideals of the Churches, war and peace, and changing social conditions. Other materials include meeting...
Dates: 1934

Doris Vivian Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00650
Overview Doris Vivian Wilson worked for many years for the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, and was the first African American executive of that organization.This collection includes awards, photograph of unidentified African American woman under a YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago poster, primitive wood carving, paper parasol, and oher memorabelia.
Dates: 1976 - 2001

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 9, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases of...
Dates: 1918-1922

Evelyn Boyd Granville papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00747
Overview The collection contains the personal papers of Evelyn Boyd Granville, mathematician, computer scientist, and educator.
Dates: 1936-2010

Household employment, circa 1925-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 97, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment including employer-employee relationships, international issues, health examination, history, and legislation. Employee relations documents the relationship between both parties and records issues with treatment and fair employment. Foreign materials gather information regarding domestic or household workers outside of the United States. Documents in the health examination subject file address the requirement that all domestic workers undergo a health...
Dates: circa 1925-1941

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 97, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Akron, Ohio through Duluth, Minnesota. Listing includes Canada and materials include questionnaires surveying domestic workers' hours, wages, and treatment, educational materials for employees and employers, legislative information, activities, and reports on local domestic worker problems.
Dates: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 98, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Elizabeth, New Jersey through Knoxville, Tennessee. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those...
Dates: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 98, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Lancaster, Pennsylvania through Omaha, Nebraska. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those workers....
Dates: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 98, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Pasadena, California through Youngstown, Ohio. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those workers....
Dates: 1934-1940

Household employment, circa 1915-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 98, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including the National Committee on Household Employment, the National Council on Household Employment, women of color in household employment, placement, program, projects, reports, resolutions and recommendations, standards and studies. A report from the Journal of Negro History titled "Negroes in Domestic Service" details the condition of African American employment in domestic service providing statistics on employment and...
Dates: circa 1915-1941

Household employment, circa 1915-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 98, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including training, government training, unions, and additional program materials. Training materials provide documentation on training practices for domestic employment and include, baking, cleaning, child care, and other topics. Government training materials are those training materials specifically created by the Works Progress Administration for training centers. Union materials document the YWCA's efforts to aid in the...
Dates: circa 1915-1946

Industrial, 1940-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 103, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Eastern region industrial conference materials including schedules of events, talks, and programs, member statistics and demographics, statements from workers, discussion questions regarding race, employment, working conditions, civil liberties, and other matters, newsletters summarizing the conference, and more. 1940 conference materials include records of discussions with girls regarding civil liberties and employment. Discussions include unions, fair hiring and treatment of non-citizen,...
Dates: 1940-1942

Industrial, 1936-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 103, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Eastern region industrial conference materials including schedules of events, talks, and programs, member statistics and demographics, statements from workers, discussion questions regarding race, employment, working conditions, civil liberties, and other matters, newsletters summarizing the conference, and more. Camp songs, dramas, and schedules can also be found in these materials. The conference materials reflect the issues faced by working girls during the time. These issues may include...
Dates: 1936-1939

Industrial, 1927-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 105, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Regional industrial council minutes, reports, and other materials arranged by region for the central, east Central, eastern, north east, west central, southern, and southwestern regions. Materials may report on council business, discuss recruitment and retention methods, provide member and club data and demographics, evaluate programs and activities, summarize resolutions passed, and provide committee and council member information. Materials may also discuss efforts and methods used to address...
Dates: 1927-1950

Industrial, circa 1921-1951

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 105, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department. National industrial council lists include of listings of council committee members, officers, project leaders, regional representatives, and other members. Organization materials document the regional, territorial, and national structure of the industrial council. Project materials concern initiatives, activities, and campaigns led by the industrial council. These letters and documents provide instruction on how to run and...
Dates: circa 1921-1951

Industrial, circa 1907-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 105, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department work with mill village, policies, and program. Mill village materials concern the living, social, and economic conditions of women living in textile mill villages. Descriptions of mill village conditions and costs can be found in addition to outlines of association in the textile industry. Much of the materials concern mill villages of the textile industry in the South and include a study and report on the textile mill villages of...
Dates: circa 1907-1948