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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 11 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...

Conferences, 1907-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 25, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conference sites and reports of studies of conferences. Materials concerning the conference sites address the leasing, purchase and sale of properties, facilities maintenance and design, profit and financial management of properties, policies regarding use and management of properties and the histories of the sites. Conference sites include Asilomar, Blue Ridge Association, Lake Geneva and Silver Bay. Conference studies address the function and role of...

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...

Denmark, circa 1921-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 54, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, and other materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Denmark. A cooperative relationship with the YWCA of Denmark allows for American YWCA secretaries to visit and share program ideas, train leadership, and observe association practices. In addition, secretaries from Denmark and the United States arrange visits to conventions and women from Denmark express interest in studying and working in America. Reports from American secretaries are...

Foreign Division, circa 1920-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 72, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National Board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries. Functions of the Foreign Division include the management of secretaries in foreign countries, communications and reports to the National Board and members, collaborating with other organizations internationally and managing YWCA activities abroad. Part of managing foreign programs includes...

Girl Reserve, 1942-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 84, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Associated Youth-Serving Organizations. Similar to other departments of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the Girl Reserve Department often cooperates with other youth organizations to meet the needs of young people. To meet the growing needs of youth during World War II, the Associated Youth Serving Organizations(AYSO) is formed with other major organizations with services for young people such as the YMCA, Boy's Clubs of America, Camp Fire Girls, Girl Scouts, the National...

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...

Philippines, 1907-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 65, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports from young women's Christian associations in the Philippines. Supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A., staff working in the YWCA of the Philippines report to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Board concerning the progress of YWCA work, requests for assistance and the conditions faced by women in the Philippines. YWCA activities include education and skill training opportunities and recreational activities. A report concerning the "period of silence" from the Philippines gives a narrative...

Southwestern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1913 March-1921 February

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 15, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Southwestern Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...

World's YWCA, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 80, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, worship programs, and conference programming materials for the World YWCA Council conference in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. International conferences of the legislative body of the World YWCA meet periodically to unite under a shared vision and purpose, discuss and agree on positions of political and social action, hear updates from YWCA associations, discuss the relationships within the World YWCA and discuss the role of Christianity and religion in the organization and as it concerns...

World's YWCA, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 80, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Addresses, conference statistics, Womans Press articles, conference actions and other documents concerning the World YWCA Council conference in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. International conferences of the legislative body of the World YWCA meet periodically to unite under a shared vision and purpose, discuss and agree on positions of political and social action, hear updates from YWCA associations, discuss the relationships within the World YWCA and discuss the role of Christianity and religion...