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Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Community Division, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 23, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Branch and center materials concern work with African American women, Asian American women and International Institutes serving women immigrants. A history of the development of the branches and their purpose in addition to...

Community Division, 1922-1954

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 23, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the development and expansion of new community associations. Reports and meeting minutes describe effort made in regions and cities, report on progress and development, and discuss the mission and purpose of...

Conventions, cancelled, 1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 36, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Due to government restrictions on conventions and other effects of World War II, the Seventeenth National Convention is cancelled in 1945. In lieu of having a convention, the National Board and committees compile the work that went into preparing for the convention into printed materials and a workbook for local associations to meet and discuss the topics provided and report back. The results are then analyzed and compiled into a report and the charter for the years 1945-1948 is developed. The...

Conventions, twenty-second, 1960-1961

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 42, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning assemblies, group discussions, and general proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention as a whole addresses the theme of "the responsibility of the YWCA in the sixties." Through small groups and discussions, addresses, dramas and assemblies the role of women and the role of a Christian organization are discussed in relation to changing social, economic, and political...

District of Columbia, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 168, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the facilities, affiliation, administration and governance, program, services and history of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in the District of Columbia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Correspondence and reports concerning the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. address the relationship between associations and the conflicting desires to have a centralized association versus a community's desire to organize their own work. The YWCA of the District of Columbia...

Girl Reserve, circa 1924-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 83, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning adult guides and leaders of the Girl Reserve Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girls to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Adult leaders of the Girl Reserve have opportunities for training and exchange of ideas through Adult guidance Council meetings and training classes. Handbooks, guide sheets and...

Interracial, 1918-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 108, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American constituencies. Included are records of the challenges of planning interracial conferences in the Southern United States, studies and reports of interracial practices at the national and local levels, policies regarding use of buildings and facilities, pamphlets regarding United Service Organization (USO) service to African Americans, and other materials. A portion of the Southern situation materials address difficulties that...

Kansas, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 177, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and inquires into new associations in Kansas. Smaller communities often begin with unofficial work with women or Girl Reserve clubs. With the assistance of YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries assessments are made of the community interest and needs and affiliated with the national organization. If interest and financing cannot be maintained the association may be disaffiliated. Correspondence, reports,...

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1940 January-1944 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 5, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. There are no microdexes two or three on this reel and the materials for 1943 were filmed out of order and appear following 1944. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. Throughout these materials discussion of the international situation continues to increase. In addition, materials may include reports from various...

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1945 January-1947 November

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 5, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. There are no microdexes two or three on this reel. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and reports...

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1947 December-1949 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 6, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. The meetings address many topics but the issue of spending and budgeting is always prominent in the materials. "Caution," a report from March 1949, urges caution in spending and budgeting capital funds. In addition to...

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1950 January-1954 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 6, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and annual reports from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. June 1950 materials include citations for...

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1955 January-1957 June

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 6, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work, and annual reports from the General Secretary. Continuing themes include the role of religion in the YWCA of the...

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1957 October-1962 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 7, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and annual reports from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Throughout the minutes and reports,...

Oklahoma, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 205, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Enid, Lawton, McAlester and Muskogee, Oklahoma. Administrative records and correspondence for the YWCA of McAlester indicate that is discontinued in 1933 due to financial reasons and may have become part of the Oklahoma District YWCA. YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in Lawton began as USO work during World War II and reports suggest a desire to continue the association there after USO work ends. The administrative history of the associations...

Turkey, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 233, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Annual and quarterly reports concerning young women's Christian associations in Turkey, secretaries' correspondence and reports from Turkey and additional documents concerning association development and program. Reports to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. describe the political, social and economic conditions in Turkey, association progress and challenges and the needs of the women of Turkey. Advisory secretaries working Turkey write to the Foreign Division to report on their...

War work, 1937-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 250, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in the USO and their history of war work followed by an index to YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board actions concerning national defense. The role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in USO as well as the role of community volunteers and program objectives are documented in statements, program guides, memorandums and reports. Publicity materials include a handbook for public speakers speaking on the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the USO, sample radio segment...

War Work, World War II, 1941-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 150, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are pamphlets and booklets concerning the treatment of Japanese Americans and the internment, War Relocation Authority relocation policy and procedure, press releases concerning the internment, a report to the Tolan Committee, two reports on the situation faced by Japanese Americans in Hawaii, correspondence and notes concerning the Stewart Bill and clippings and articles concerning the treatment and...

War Work, World War II, circa 1945-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 150, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the United Service Organizations (USO) during World War II including the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s USO program. The USO and student Christian associations provide services on college campuses to assist those affected by the war. Services include recreation, leadership training, summer work projects and volunteer opportunities. Documents include a detailed history and report of student services of the USO division of the National Board of the YWCA, assessment of...

War Work, World War II, 1941-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 151, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the United Service Organizations (USO) during World War II including the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s involvement. The USO manual for community conducted operations, a handbook for organizing and managing locally organized activities provides information regarding the structure, purpose and aims of the USO and its relations to community organizations as well as policies, finance information, national assistance and types of services. USO meeting and conference notes and...

War Work, World War II, 1944-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 151, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents War Production Workers Conference reports, and documents concerning conference planning, program and evaluation. The War Production Workers Conferences, originated by the USO division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., are regional conferences for YWCA and USO staff working in war production areas to unite those workers under a common vision and purpose, increasing knowledge of war production needs, providing training on methods for working with war production workers and bring...

War Work, World War II, 1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, 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. 

War Work, World War II, circa 1942-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 151, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the United Service Organizations (USO) during World War II including the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s involvement. During World War II the YWCA of the U.S.A. collaborates with the YMCA on USO projects. A summary report of this cooperation assesses the relationship between the two and summarizes the nature of their cooperation. Documents concerning the purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s USO work includes bylaws, descriptions of the purpose and aims of the USO division...