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Women -- International cooperation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 324 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, circa 1950-1981

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association classes in Africa. Many photographs have brief descriptions on the back but none are labeled by country.
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1981

Alliance Against Women's Oppression records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00699
Overview International women of color organization, Welfare rights activists, Reproductive rights and Women's health advocates. The Records are primarily related to the Bay Area Chapter of the Alliance and contain documents that articulate and demonstrate the challenges of developing a revolutionary mass organization through position and discussion papers, drafts, and publications produced by the Alliance. There is abundant documentation of the processes of coalition and social investigation that AAWO...
Dates of Materials: 1980-1989

Argentina and Bolivia, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Argentina and the YWCA of Bolivia. Annual reports of the YWCA of Argentina to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide an overview of the activities of the association, the needs of the women in Argentina and the context in which the association operates. Correspondence with Lenor Stok de Llovet covers more administrative matters, requests for assistance and smaller updates on association work. Addition documents...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1960

Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada, circa 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada. Proceedings and reports of the Asian Women's Study Conference document the international conference concerning the role of women in Asia. The conference, hosted by the YWCA of Japan includes delegates from Asian associations and is an opportunity for the women to discuss common problems and share information. A letter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Leadership Services Division to a program...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1959

Australia, circa 1942-1949

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association members and activities in Australia including youth projects and a Palm Sunday presentation at a beach camp.
Dates of Materials: circa 1942-1949

Barbados, 1981

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Photographs of classes, crafts and special projects of the young women's Christian associations in Barbados. Photographs of craft programs include sewing, flower arranging and batik. Additional photographs include a color photograph of a Caribbean youth conference, photographs of a candy mint packaging program and a photograph from a home health care program.
Dates of Materials: 1981

Bolivia, 1943-1968

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, classes and events in Bolivia. Photographs feature youth and adult programming including literacy classes, recreation, health center volunteers and events.
Dates of Materials: 1943-1968

Brazil, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Brazil. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. aids and supports the development of associations in other countries through developing programs and leadership abroad with the help of American staff, financial support, advice and resource sharing. Reports and correspondence with secretaries in Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and San Paolo summarize and assess the YWCA activities and programs in...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Brazil: Classes, 1958-1971

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Photographs of youth and adult classes at young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Photographs include images of sooking, sewing and nutrition classes in addition to a recreation leadership course.
Dates of Materials: 1958-1971

Brazil: Conferences, 1962-1982

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian associations conferences, seminars and workshops in Brazil. Conferences bring together YWCA members from Brazil and international guests to discuss the role of the YWCA in Brazil, community development, literacy in Brazil and the role of the YWCA in Latin America. Photographs also include images of the forty-fifth anniversary celebration of the YWCA of Rio de Janeiro.
Dates of Materials: 1962-1982

Brazil: Local groups and scenes, circa 1943-1976

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 2-3
Scope and Contents Photographs young women's Christian associations residences, community work and classes in addition to photographs of scenes and landmarks in Brazil. Photographs of YWCA residences show women enjoying their everyday life at the YWCA including socializing, meals and preparing for the day. Additional photographs include community projects, group photographs, nursery care and YWCA classes.
Dates of Materials: circa 1943-1976

British Guiana and Chile, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Thirty-first annual report of the YWCA of British Guiana and correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA in Chile. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. aids and supports the development of associations in other countries through developing programs and leadership abroad with the help of American staff, financial support, advice and resource sharing. When the YWCA of Chile is in need of new buildings they appeal to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

Burma, circa 1923-1962

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, members and activities in Burma. The YWCA in Burma offers an education program that includes basic eduation with religious classes. Also included are programs for youth, teenagers and young women such as job skills training, community outreach, social events and recreation. Several photographs feature Mrs. Ba Maung Chain, a vice president of the World YWCA and chair of the Mutual Service Committee.
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1962

Cameroon, 1964

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Photograph of Peace Corps volunteers assisting with adjustments to a corn mill. The volunteers in the picture are part of a collaborative project between the Cameroon government, the United Natioans Technical Assistance Programs and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Dates of Materials: 1964

Canada, 1937-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Canada. The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Council of the YWCA of Canada collaborate and cooperate through sharing resources and training, cooperating with international arrangements and planning joint conventions and conferences. 
Dates of Materials: 1937-1945

Canada, 1924-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Canada. The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Council of the YWCA of Canada collaborate and cooperate through sharing resources and training, cooperating with international arrangements and planning joint conventions and conferences. Included are issues of the YWCA of Canada publication "YWCA Notes" and coverage of the Fourteenth National Convention in Canada. 
Dates of Materials: 1924-1936

Canada, 1877-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Canada. Materials include suggested constitutions and bylaws, convention reports and the pamphlet, "The Story of the Y.W.C.A. in Canada." Correspondence includes letters between members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of Canada on areas of collaboration and cooperation. Also included is "A Scientific Plan of Community Building," an article by Philip Bellows on community building and social and economic problems. 
Dates of Materials: 1877-1948

Canadian-American Women's Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00355
Overview The Canadian-American Women's Committee was founded as an international organization with the aim of developing appreciation and cooperation between the two countries through increased knowledge. Records of the American Section and the Connecticut Branch include material on conferences, field study trips, affiliation with the National Council of Women, student exchanges, and administrative records.
Dates of Materials: 1908 - 1979

Central America, circa 1919-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Central America focusing on activities in Panama. Work begins in Panama in the Canal Zone following World War II, and continues until the sale of the YWCA of the U.S.A. building in 1933. American YWCA secretaries develop programming for young women and girls in addition to other service work in the Canal Zone. Correspondence and reports provide background information on the United State's relationship with Central America and the Canal Zone,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1948

Central America, Ceylon, China and Czechoslovakia, 1949-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Honduras, Ceylon, Taipei, China and Czechoslovakia. Correspondence concerning the development of an association in Honduras concern challenges and progress. Secretaries' reports from the YWCA of Ceylon, previously part of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, describe the status and needs of the women in Ceylon, the work of the YWCA of Ceylon and note important developments. Additional documents include a pamphlet providing historical...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1960

Chile: Buildings, 1956-1990

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Photographs of the interiors and exteriors of young women's Christian association buildings in Chile. Some photographs depict buildings and facilities in use.
Dates of Materials: 1956-1990

Chile: Camping, circa 1929-1967

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Photographs of YWCA Camp Olmué in Valparaiso, Chile. The young women's Christian association in Chile uses the camp to host day camp programs, overnights and a special experimental camp for handicapped children. Photographs show campers swimming, hiking, making crafts, socializing and participating in other outdoor recreation.
Dates of Materials: circa 1929-1967

Chile: Children, circa 1959-1979

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Photographs of programs for children in young women's Christian associations in Chile. These programs include preschools, kindergartens and day care in addition to family services and recreation opportunities for local children.
Dates of Materials: circa 1959-1979

Chile: Mothers' Club, 1960-1967

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association mothers' clubs in Chile. These clubs provide skills training, social activities and community projects for mothers of young children.
Dates of Materials: 1960-1967

Chile: Peace Corps Chile project, 1962-1963

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 4-5
Scope and Contents Photographs of YWCA Peace Corps projects in Chile. In the early 1960's the YWCA of the USA developed international projects in partnership with the Peace Corps. Volunteers in Chile worked mainly with children and youth in camps, housing projects, kindergartens and a hospital for disabled children. YWCA Peace Corps volunteers are identified on the backs of most photographs. Following the photographs of program activities are photographs of "Peace Corps paintings." These materials are followed by...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1963

Chile: Program, 1947-1967

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association program activities in Chile. Photographs feature program activities such as sewing classes, mother's clubs, music classes, social events, celebrations, cooking classes and a fundraising campaign.
Dates of Materials: 1947-1967

Chile: Staff and volunteers, circa 1960-1982

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Photographs of staff and volunteers participating in and leading activities for young women's Christian associations in Chile. Many staff and volunteers are identified on the backs of the photographs.
Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1982

Chile: Y-Teens, circa 1950-1964

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and clubs for teenaged girls in Chile. Y-Teen programs, or clubs for teenage members, include cooking and craft classes, social activities and community engagement.
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1964

China, 1924-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Annual, interim and statistical reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in China. Reports and pamphlets summarize work in China with women through YWCA organizations in many cities, towns, and regions. As the country is disrupted by cultural, political, social and economic changes the YWCA work in China meets new challenges. American secretaries train Chinese women to be leaders, organize programming and associations and advise existing associations.
Dates of Materials: 1924-1950

China, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of China. Since its beginning as a student association in the late nineteenth century through 1950, the YWCA of China sees women through times of political, social, economic and international change. The organization grows from student associations to serving rural populations, industrial and employed women and women in home life. The YWCA of China employs both Chinese and Western leaders, some of whom come from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports and supplements...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950