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Women -- International cooperation

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

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

China, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence with and about general secretaries serving on the National Committee of the YWCA of China. American and Chinese secretaries write to arrange travel plans and visits, give updates on programs and associations, discuss social, economic, and political problems faced in China and request support of funds and people. The correspondence concerning Grace Coppock and Ting Shu-Ching include memorials and condolences following their untimely deaths due to illness.
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

China, circa 1926-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning finance and bookkeeping of the YWCA of China, indemnity payments to missionaries in China and the Ting Shu-Ching memorial fund. As Americans working in China and giving support to the YWCA of China, challenges arise in bookkeeping, making payments of salaries and donations and keeping bank accounts and endowments due to changing political and economic situations in China in addition to the challenges of working at a great distance and in different exchange rates....
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1951

China, circa 1922-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of China leaders and staff and Chinese trainees in America. YWCA of China members and secretaries spend time in the United States for leadership training, observing of local associations and conventions, and attending American colleges and universities if desired. Clippings and reports summarize their experiences while correspondence and lists concern the logistics of planning such programs and travels. Also included are lists and directories of the YWCA of China and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1950

China, 1918-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence with and reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. staff in China. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a long history of cooperation with the YWCA of China. Secretaries are sent on shorter visits to assess programming and associations or longer terms to serve as leaders and trainers and to establish or develop programming and associations. Correspondence and reports from the American secretaries provide accounts of their travel and descriptions of conditions in addition to summarizing work their...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

China, 1915-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the sale, transfer, maintenance and use of YWCA of the U.S.A. Foochow, Hangchow-Mudken, Peking and Shanghai properties in China. Buildings are used as residences and headquarters for American and Chinese YWCA activities. The Shanghai property is used as a headquarters for the National Committee of the YWCA of China and pamphlets and articles give an overview of its development.
Dates of Materials: 1915-1944

Columbia, Uruguay and South America, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of a YWCA in Columbia, YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA of Uruguay, the Latin American Training School and YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in South America. Bernice Miller, advisory secretary to the YWCA of Uruguay, writes to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. reporting of her work, requesting support and advice and working out administrative matters. In addition, correspondence includes notifications of Ms. Miller's award of an Oberlin...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Pages 1 through 269 of the stenotype proceedings of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Detailed proceedings of the business sessions at the convention. Convention business sessions are a chance for delegates representing local associations to hear presentations and reports and adopt resolutions regarding YWCA activities or political standings and elect leadership. Following a standards study and the recommendations of the...
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings, in three volumes, follow the convention sessions from opening remarks to the final adjournment. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national importance. The convention continues to have an international focus in the...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the convention hearing, "The Work of the National Board in Other Countries, Trends, Issues, Program--Our Responsibility," at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Those in attendance at the hearing are charged with being representatives of the convention as a whole to discuss and decide upon actions regarding the work of the Foreign Division. Representatives from the Philippines, the Netherlands,...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Proceedings begin on page 174 continuing from reel 40, microdex 1. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings for the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings taken by a stenographer follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, addresses and...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Denmark, circa 1921-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], 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...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1939

Egypt and England, 1951-1953

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Egypt and England. The YWCA of Egypt began as an association for British women and girls living in Egypt later expanding to include Egyption women. Reports of the work of the YWCA of Egypt provide the historical, cultural and social context in which it works. Reports and correspondence from secretaries to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division describe the work and programs of associations in Europe, advisory activities the American...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1953

Egypt and Palestine, 1918-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with Egypt and Palestine. Working in Egypt and Palestine consists of relief work during the wars, housing and hostels, physical education, and leadership training. YWCA work in both countries includes work with women of several religions including Coptic, Muslim, Jewish, and several Christian faiths. Correspondence and reports from Palestine discuss difficulties working in the region during times of political and religious conflict. Materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

England, 1918-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence from YWCA staff in England arranged alphabetically by last name. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with staff of the YWCA of Great Britain to coordinate international YWCA efforts, arrange travels for secretaries, cooperate on relief and war work efforts, and exchange ideas and training. 
Dates of Materials: 1918-1944

England, 1921-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence from YWCA staff in England arranged alphabetically by last name. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with staff of the YWCA of Great Britain to coordinate international YWCA efforts, arrange travels for secretaries, cooperate on relief and war work efforts, and exchange ideas and training. 
Dates of Materials: 1921-1944

England, circa 1919-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence from YWCA staff in England arranged alphabetically by last name. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with staff of the YWCA of Great Britain to coordinate international YWCA efforts, arrange travels for secretaries, cooperate on relief and war work efforts, and exchange ideas and training. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1939

England, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Great Britain in addition to materials concerning general YWCA work in Great Britain. Having existed through both world wars, the work of the YWCA of Great Britain involves war work and relief efforts in addition to the services for women. During the rise of Nazi Germany and continuing into World War II, there is concern regarding religious freedoms in Germany. Bulletins and pamphlets examine the effect the Nazi regime is...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

Food service and Foreign Division, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 230, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning food service in the YWCA of the U.S.A., Foreign Division advisory secretaries and Foreign Division committees. Food service documents are difficult to read due to film quality, but are likely directories of food services in local associations. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provides training opportunities for foreign secretaries in the United States, aides in the development of associations in other countries through leadership development, sending staff...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959