Skip to main content

African American women -- Employment

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Industrial, 1940-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. 
Dates of Materials: 1940-1944

Industrial, 1933-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. Issues may address, the economic strain and unemployment faced by women, international relations and clubs including China, child labor, organization, race relations, and other topics. 
Dates of Materials: 1933-1939

Industrial, circa 1910-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department programs covering recreation, relationships with employer, religious education and reports. Recreation materials address the need for and purpose of recreation activities for all women and in particular, industrial girls. Instructions are provided for various dances, games, and other activities. Materials in the Relationship with employer subject file document efforts of YWCA secretaries to form relationships with and work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1946

Industrial conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 5
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. Much of the conference discussions concern workers rights, labor laws and legislation, fair wages, economic conditions in the United States and around the world, job security, and...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Industrial conferences, 1919-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 6
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, personal accounts from workers, and more. In addition, conference materials may include camp dramas and songs, administrative and managerial materials, summaries of lectures given, lists of...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1930

Industrial conferences, 1940-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year but do not include 1944 or 1945. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1950

Industrial conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Industrial conferences, 1936

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conference for the year 1936. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Industrial conferences, 1930-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities. In...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1935

Industrial conferences, 1918-1929

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities. In...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1929

Industrial conferences, 1916-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department national conference for staff working with industrial constituency, a secretaries' seminar and secretaries' conferences. The national conference addresses such matters as recruitment and club involvement, how to beach reach and help industrial girls, various techniques and methods, how industrial work relates to the total YWCA, and resolutions passed. In addition data from a study of industrial...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1947

Industrial conferences, 1922-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from weekend midwinter industrial conferences for the central and eastern regions arranged by region then year. Materials may provide attendance, committee, and demographic information, lists of resources to consult, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, resolutions and recommendations, devotions, and other activities. Discussion groups concern the work during World War II, the economic environments of the times, discrimination in and out of the workplace,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1950

Interracial, circa 1933-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA work with African American women and girls. Materials begin with documents regarding an incident of mistreatment of Ms. Barnett, a YWCA secretary, on a train and the subsequent legal activity pursued by Ms. Barnett and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Also included are documents concerning YWCA branch associations for African American women, summaries of civil rights laws and activities, and a report on "Fourteen Civil Rights Studies Made by Local Associations."
Dates of Materials: circa 1933-1949

Interracial, 1915-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with and for African Americans women and girls. Conference materials provide an overview of the work being done regarding social justice, civil rights, and YWCA work with African American women and girls. The materials regarding the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and the National Interracial Conference concern cooperation with national movements. Following these materials are documents concerning the death of Juliette Derricotte and another...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1947

Interracial, circa 1936-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and the civil rights issues of the United States. National Council of Negro Women materials include a statement of interracial philosophy from the YWCA and conference proceedings from the round-table "Building better race relations;" a report on the second National Negro Congress follows these materials; Next, the National Urban League includes a report on an interview with Ethel Clark; and. Following this are issues of "Occasional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1936-1948

Interracial, circa 1912-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and civil rights and race issues in the United States. Materials begin with a description of what is known in the YWCA of the U.S.A. as "The Height incident," an incident of racial discrimination against Dorothy Height on a train. Correspondence to and from the Pennsylvanian Railroad Company concern the mistreatment of Dorothy Height on her way from Dayton, OH to Pittsburgh, PA and a written account by Dorothy Height describes the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1945

Job Corps and Labor, 1965-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning two programs preparing young women for employment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Job Corps program provides lodging, basic education and job training for young women in need. The program is part of the initiative launched by the United States Department of Labor and the Economic Security Act. The YWCA of the U.S.A. program utilizes its existing structure and expertise to train Job Corps members, provide basic education for the completion of high school equivalency exams, give...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1969

Labor, circa 1908-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include policies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women, descriptions of services to workers, discussions of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s role in placement assistance and advice for girls looking for work. Materials regarding the Florence Simms scholarship fund include correspondence regarding the management of the fund. Discussions of the steel, textile, mining, and laundry...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1941

Leadership, 1944-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 112, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning studies of the status of African American secretaries and the evaluation of the job of executive director in the YWCA of the U.S.A. To assess the status of the African American YWCA of the U.S.A. employees a questionnaire is distributed regarding employee experiences, ideas for further inclusiveness and attitudes towards their job. In addition, the questionnaires inquire about how race has affected job experience and opportunity in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Completed...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1950

Leadership, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 113, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Statistics, pamphlets and correspondence concerning the personnel practices of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual statistical data tracks the vacancies, placements and turnover throughout the YWCA of the U.S.A. and additional statistical reports gather data on turnover and loss, recruiting African American candidates, recruiting from summer schools, open jobs and candidate pools and first contacts in the recruiting process. The statistics are presented with little or no descriptive reports....
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Linda Burnham papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00736
Overview Linda Burnham is a journalist, activist, and leader in women's rights movements, particularly with organizations and projects serving and advocating for women of color. Collection is comprised of photographs, writings by Burnham, and biographical material. Also, in addition to materials and photographs related to the Third World Women Alliance (TWWA), there is also much material related to its successor organizations, the Alliance Against Women's Oppression and the Women of Color Resource...
Dates of Materials: 2000 - 2015

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1920-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. Jane Olcott Walters' report on the history of "colored work" in the YWCA of the U.S.A. from 1907-1920 is a compilation of excerpts from records, reports and conferences arranged chronologically. An index provides a guide to topics and types of records that can be found in the compiled report. In 1921 a conference is held in Louisville, Kentucky to assess the progress of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1915-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. committees involved with the organization's work with African American women and girls and issues relating to racism and race relations. Early meetings focus on visitation reports and matters of personnel. By the time the Council on Colored Work of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is formed the focus shifts more to discussions of external trends, social and economic problems faced by the African American community and the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1931

N. Beatrice Worthy papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00188
Overview Business executive; Researcher; Affirmative action coordinator. The papers include correspondence, employment applications, writings, and printed material relating to her professional activities with the National Industrial Conference Board, the Commerce and Industrial Association of New York, Bell Laboratories, and AT&T. Also included are writings, and an oral history interview in which she describes her experiences as an African American professional woman, circa 1950s to 70s.
Dates of Materials: 1954-1984

Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01039
Overview The Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty directs and integrates the varied academic efforts of the college to create a thriving community and supports faculty across the arc of their professional lives—through curricular innovation, compensation, professional development and external grants. The Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty records contain files on tenure and promotion committees, meetings, inactive faculty, personnel.
Dates of Materials: 1875 - 2019

War Work, World War II, 1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 151, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents War production workers reports. In order to prepare for the War Production Workers Conferences, regional conferences for YWCA and USO staff working in war production areas, the conference planning committee requests reports from local USO and YWCA associations concerning their work with war workers. The narrative analysis of the responses is followed by the letters and reports received organized alphabetically by city. 
Dates of Materials: 1944

YWCA of the U.S.A. records, Record Group 6. Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-RG6
Overview Record Group 6. Program of the YWCA of the USA records documents national staff and committees' work to achieve the overall goals and program of the Association as directed by the National Convention. Series within this Record Group document Public Advocacy; work with Employed Women, Immigrants, Teen-agers, and Young Adults; Racial Justice work; War Work; and program materials on camping, health, recreation, music, pageantry and drama, and religion. Materials include committee and department...
Dates of Materials: 1870-2002