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Africa, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 47, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division work in Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa. American secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries to train leaders, develop programs for women, address local needs, and work towards the development of women in other countries. The foreign program emphasizes working with women and their cultural and local customs. During the conflict in Ethiopia with Italy YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work to aid local women and...

Africa, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Africa. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Africa seek to help develop women's social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual selves through developing programs, establishing associations and training leaders. In South Africa, secretaries work with rural and urban women and face issues of racism, segregation and a stratified culture. Correspondence from West Africa contains descriptions of climate and living conditions as the secretaries adjust to a...

Africa, 1953-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ethiopia. The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ethiopia is mainly through the Women's Education Project and an adult education center for women though correspondence does indicate an interest in developing a YWCA. These projects involve the cooperation of the International Cooperation Administration, the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the United States Government and the Ethiopian Government. Agreements between the involved parties...

Africa, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Liberia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural, social and political context they...

Africa, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togoland and Uganda. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural,...

Africa, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, 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...

Africa, 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 292, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning programs of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program updates and...

Africa, 1961-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 293, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and development of young women's Christian associations in Rhodesia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has sent secretaries to advise and direct the development of the association in Rhodesia. In their correspondence and reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. they describe the needs of the women and girls of Rhodesia in addition to the political and racial context in which they are operating. Many letters comment on the effect of the political tensions with Northern and...

Africa, 1960-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 293, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the program of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program updates...

Alabama, circa 1903-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 161, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Alabama City through Mobile, beginning with correspondence concerning work in rural areas in Alabama. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 

Alabama, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 161, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Montgomery through Selma. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 

Alabama, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 323, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations in Alabama including the affiliated associations in Birmingham, Mobile, and Montgomery. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further form and topic designations on the microfilm for the three affiliated cities. The administration and development of the affiliated associations is documented in basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include...

Alabama, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports and correspondence concerning the history, program and certification of the YWCA of Birmingham, Alabama followed by documents from registered YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Brundidge, Jasper and Leighton and a report of a study of recreation agencies in Jefferson County. Documents concerning the YWCA of Birmingham, Alabama include completed basic standards report forms, historical overviews, constitutions and bylaws and visitation reports. Basic standards and...

Alabama, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports and correspondence concerning the history, program and certification of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Mobile and Montgomery, Alabama as well as documents concerning registered YWCA of the U.S.A. clubs in Monroeville, Pell City, and Selma. Administrative records for the Mobile and Montgomery associations include basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports for the associations are more narrative in...

Alaska, 1930-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 161, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the organization of Girl Reserve and YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Alaska. 

Alaska, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the development of a YWCA of the U.S.A. club in Anchorage, Alaska. 

Alaska and Arizona, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 323, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Alaska followed by documents concerning the administration, development, and program of the YWCA of Bisbee, Arizona, and inter-association council reports from Cochise County, Arizona. The administration and development of the YWCA of Bisbee is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and...

American Committee and Joint Committee: Formation of National Board, circa 1899-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 1a, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence relating to the union of the American Committee and the International board and the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Included are an early proposed constitution, Joint Committee leaflets, the 1907 Act of Incorporation and a 1906 agreement. Also included is a 1951 letter from Anson Phelps Stokes regarding a donation of correspondence from Olivia Phelps Stokes concerning the origins of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Digitized version includes renewals originally located on...

American Committee and Joint Committee: Formation of National Board, 1905-1907

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 2, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the American Committee's involvement with the Joint Committee and the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. Proceedings and reports recommend that the American Committee affiliated groups unite with the International Board resulting in the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association. Additional materials concern the decision to unite, recommendations for moving forward and background information on the merger. Also included are summaries of the...

American Committee correspondence, 1904

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 1a, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Letters between American Committee associations and national leaders. Much of the correspondence is with Mabel Cratty and offer insight into the program and function of the early young women's Christian associations in the United States.

American Committee correspondence, 1905

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 1a, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence between American Committee associations and leaders. Much of the correspondence is related to the business of the Joint Committee and efforts to align two national organizations of young women's Christian associations into the proposed united Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America.

American Committee correspondence, 1906

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 1a, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence between American Committee associations and leaders. Much of the correspondence is related to the business of the Joint Committee and efforts to align two national organizations of young women's Christian associations into the proposed united Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America.

Anniversaries, 1916-1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 17, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the preparation for and celebration of YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board and YWCA of the U.S.A. anniversaries. Materials include programs, correspondence concerning planning events and raising money, histories of YWCA work, timelines of notable milestones and essays regarding achievements. Materials concerning the fiftieth anniversary of young women's Christian associations in the United States follow documents on the anniversaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. 

Anniversary, 1952-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 226, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Centennial executive committee documents concerning the planning of celebrations for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. The Centennial Executive Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for overall policy decisions concerning the centennial celebration programs and activities, oversight of the committees involved in centennial activities, cooperating with the campaign fund chair and director, acting as a liaison to the national staff and...

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and fundraising for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration includes a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Documents include planning materials and programs for the inaugural luncheon, correspondence concerning the Congress of Industrial...

Anniversary, 1950-1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. presentation concerning the Centennial Campaign Fund and documents concerning the John Price Jones Company's plan for the Centennial Campaign Fund. In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the YWCA worldwide the YWCA of the U.S.A. proposes celebrations, membership drives and fundraising. The National Board presentation provides an overview of the history of the Young Women's Christian associations worldwide and in the United States followed by an...

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and publicity for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration is a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Correspondence and guides sent to local associations suggest activities, services and programs for celebrating the centennial anniversary at their...

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and fundraising for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration is a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Publications, arranged alphabetically by title, include program guidebooks, fundraising guidebooks, fundraising pamphlets, pamphlets promoting...

Argentina, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 66, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian association development and programs in Argentina. YWCA activities begin in Buenos Aires in 1890 with English and North American women organizing meetings of English speaking girls. Activities expand growing into a lively organization serving women and girls in need, employed women, students and women at home. Activities include physical education and recreation, skills training, camps, conferences, social services and advocacy for women's rights. As...

Argentina, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 66, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the finance, development and program of young women's Christian associations in Argentina. The YWCA in Buenos Aires is partially supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. through finances and by sending staff to serve as leaders, advisors and trainers. Correspondence and reports update the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. of the current activities of the YWCA, assess future needs, evaluate the effectiveness of the program, request further support or resources and make...