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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Near East, circa 1919-1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 64, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Formed in 1920, the YWCA in the Near East is conceived to unite the YWCA activities supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. in Turkey and Syria. This united body aids in the coordination of efforts to improve the spiritual, physical and intellectual well-being of the women and girls of the Near East. As an area that is under constant political, racial and religious conflict, the YWCA in the Near East assists refugees with housing and provides migrant services to those in need. The migrant services...

Speakers, circa 1919-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 130, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Manuals for public speaking on behalf of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and correspondence concerning public speaking engagements. Public speaking manuals provide guidelines for speaking to different audiences, summarize the history and purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A., describe the work of the many YWCA of the U.S.A. departments and give tips for public speaking. Included is a manual for speaking about the work of the War Work Council and the contribution women make to the war efforts during World...

Turkey, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 63, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Beginning with war relief efforts following World War I, the YWCA of the U.S.A. works in Turkey to develop the Istanbul Service Center for the spiritual, physical, mental and intellectual well-being of the women and girls. The centers provide housing, education opportunities, activities where women and girls from different background can socialize, job and skills training and summer camp activities. The American staff serving in Turkey assist by acting in leadership positions and serving as...

Turkey, circa 1913-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 63, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. The YWCA of the U.S.A. develops service centers in Turkey to serve the women there and to provide opportunity for education, physical recreation and health, spiritual growth, employment and skill training and fellowship with other women from diverse backgrounds. The YWCA activities in Turkey also include Girl Reserve clubs for young girls as well as summer camps and special programs. Correspondence and reports from...

War Work Council minutes and reports, 1917-1919,1939

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 380, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is the vehicle through which the YWCA of the U.S.A. organizes, administers and reports on its war work activities at home and abroad. The War Work Council is seen as an extension of the program and mission of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and is accomplished through cooperation with existing divisions of the organization. War relief services include expansion of activities where local associations exist, organizing work near military centers where no...

War Work Council Polish Gray Samaritans Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1919

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 381, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Polish Grey Samaritans Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for conducting training and financing the work of Polish-American women in war relief and reconstruction in Poland. The women, after completing a training course in first-aid, nursing and relief work, are either assigned to work in France with Polish forces or in Poland to assist in reconstruction. The committee is responsible for developing a training program, determining...

War Work Council Social Morality Committee and Volunteer Workers' Bureau minutes and reports, 1913-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 381, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the Social Morality Committee and Volunteer Workers' Bureau of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Social Morality Committee coordinates lectures, training and educational materials teaching the benefits of health as the basis for socially and personally responsible living. Such program include sex education to girls and women, particularly women exposed to military camps. The Social Morality Committee begins as the Social Morality...

World War I, circa 1917-1924

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 155, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and YWCA of the U.S.A. war relief activities during World War I. Included are financial reports and budgets of the council, reports documenting the formation and activities of the War Work Council and collected statistics, the Hoover Overseas and War Service Organizations address register and directory and pamphlets concerning the effect of the war on women and the YWCA of the U.S.A. association. 

World War I, 1918-1919

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 153, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents In order to provide places of shelter, comfort and rest for women visitors to military training and mobilization camps the War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. establishes hostess houses. These houses serve a range of functions including serving meals and acting as a place for women to meet and entertain the military men. Arranged alphabetically by the name of the hostess houses the reports, notes and correspondence concern the finance and management of the hostess houses, assessments and...

World War I, circa 1917-1920

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 153, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents In order to provide places of shelter, comfort and rest for women visitors to military training and mobilization camps the War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. establishes hostess houses. These houses serve a range of functions including serving meals and acting as a place for women to meet and entertain the military men. Documents include informational bulletins and reports, letters of commendation, correspondence and reports concerning the financing of hostess houses, hostess house and...

World War I, circa 1918-1921

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 153, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. programs for industrial women workers during World War I. In order to meet the needs of the expanded and concentrated female workforce in industry, the YWCA of the U.S.A. establishes industrial service centers. These buildings are spaces for all women employed in industry to rest, meet with other women, plan activities and participate in recreation. Pamphlets, reports, notes, bylaws and correspondence concern the purpose of the centers, guidelines for...

World War I, circa 1917-1924

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 153, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the war work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. during World War I. Documents include administrative records such as lists and directories of workers and documents concerning loans to the National Board and local communities; war work reports summarizing the overall war efforts of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the work of the Northeast field and nurses work; and documents concerning the Old Country School, a training school to prepare women to assist in social work and the post-war...