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Women -- International cooperation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 324 Collections and/or Records:

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

China: Snapshots from Ella Bennett, circa 1934-1940

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by Ella Bennett, a YWCA of the USA representative working in China. Ms. Bennett documented the work of the young women's Christian associations in China, the people she encountered and the scenes around her. Some photographs have brief descriptions or identifying information but many are unidentified.
Dates of Materials: circa 1934-1940

China: Women at work, undated

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women at work and taking part in YWCA employment services. Young women's Christian associations in China may offer vocational guidance and classes in typing and job skills.
Dates of Materials: undated

Colombia, circa 1965-1971

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, conferences, activities and leaders in Colombia. The programs of the YWCA in Colombia serve women and young girls and include opportunities for learning new skills, community service, community development, recreation, social activities and leadership development training. Many photographs are attributed to taken by Cecilia Correa.
Dates of Materials: circa 1965-1971

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

Committee of Correspondence records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00340
Overview International women's organization. The records include extensive official correspondence (1952-69) as well as hundreds of letters to and from correspondents throughout the world documenting the work of the organization. In addition there are official records; minutes; complete files of multi-lingual publications entitled "Community Action Series" and "Meeting Community Needs;" miscellaneous publications; conferences and workshop material; circa 150 photographs; oral history transcripts,...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1989; Majority of material found within 1952-1971

Committee on Cooperation in Latin America minutes and reports, 1916-1925

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 352, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Committee on Cooperation in Latin America is an international committee established to facilitate the work of Christian organizations in Latin America. Documents assess current work in Central and South America, address potential problems, discuss the social and economic background of the countries, report on recent progress and discuss ways to further the Christian cause. 
Dates of Materials: 1916-1925

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Overview The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.
Dates of Materials: 1979 - 2012

Committee on Women Workers and World Emergency Fund Committee minutes, 1940-1949

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 380, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on Women Workers and World Emergency Fund Committee. The Committee on Women Workers meets to discuss issues concerning labor practices that have arisen due to war work demands during World War II and the needs of women war workers. The World Emergency Fund Committee is responsible for the material and financial support for war relief, managing the relief fund, creating policy concerning the use of the fund and working with local and regional...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1949

Conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents, lists of...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Conferences, 1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 228, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of 1954 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include role of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: 1954

Conferences, 1955-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning national and international conferences for leadership training and development. As a multi-level national association with many autonomous associations, the YWCA of the U.S.A. views leadership development at all levels as a vital function of the organization. Regional and national meetings of executive directors include exploration of the role and function of an executive director, challenges of the executive director and best practices. In order to remain connected to...
Dates of Materials: 1955-1960

Conferences, 1958-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. central region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1958-1960

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. eastern region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth and general materials on conferences in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The World Conference for Christian Youth in Travancore, India is a chance for delegates from Christian Youth organizations to meet and discuss their role in the social, political, spiritual and economic challenges of the world. Documents include correspondence and reports from the American Committee for the Third World Conferences of Christian Youth, conference reports and...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Continental Committee of the Young Women's Christian associations in South America minutes , 1920-1924

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 352, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Continental Committee of the Young Women's Christian associations of South America is created to unite and strengthen existing associations, assist with the development of new associations, maintain relationships with other national YWCA's and with the World YWCA, facilitate cooperation with other women's welfare organizations in South America and work towards the development of a South American federation of YWCA's. 
Dates of Materials: 1920-1924

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, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention and bulletins. Bulletins distributed prior to the start of the convention provide delegates with background information necessary to prepare for the discussions and business of the convention. Major discussion topics include citizenship and legislation, international aspects of the convention and reports on YWCA work in other countries, financing associations and the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Official report of the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of American to their eighth national convention. Reports of the activities of divisions and departments of the YWCA of the U.S.A. include city, rural, student, industrial, business and professional, Girl Reserve, Native American, foreign-born, education, personnel, publicity and more. In addition, special reports are given concerning cooperation with the National Traveler's Aid Society, the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to the final adjournments including devotional exercises, addresses, business meetings and assemblies of special interest groups. The focus of the eighth convention concerns the woman's role in national and international movements and the role of religion in their lives. YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports from the National Board concerning the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention focuses on the changing social, religious, and economic situation in the United States and beyond and include a strong focus on work with immigrants in cities, towns, and points of entry. These detailed reports provide background information and studies regarding in addition to giving an overview of resolutions and actions from...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenotype and official proceedings of the Eleventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks through final adjournment. Addresses, discussion, and actions focus on the themes of the changing religious, social, and economic conditions in the United States and how the work of the associations is effected. Work with immigrants in the United States as well as YWCA work in other...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, fifth, 1916

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Program, bulletins, and credential blanks for the Fifth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Daily bulletins update attendees on the program for the day and include a page of notices and announcements. Addresses and talks include updates from foreign secretaries, discussion of World War I and religion, recommendations from the National Board, updates from departments and matters of national organization business and administration.
Dates of Materials: 1916

Conventions, fifth, 1916

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Reports, proceedings, and other documents from the Fifth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention reports provide updates from each YWCA of the U.S.A. department as well as summarizing the events of the convention. Following the convention report, the "First Report of the Commission on Household Employment," a presentation of a study on household employees, addresses the unique challenges faced by household employees and how...
Dates of Materials: 1916

Conventions, first, 1906-1964

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. National Conventions and programs and reports of the First National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. National Conventions are held to discuss matters of national importance, conduct business requiring votes and consensus and to unite under a common cause. Conventions are held every two or three years with a gap during World War II. Materials begin with lists of delegates for conventions through 1964....
Dates of Materials: 1906-1964

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Proceedings cover, addresses and remarks, business matters and motions to pass resolutions, elections of officers and board members, presentations of reports and reports from assembly meetings. The wide range of topics include youth movements and the activity of younger...
Dates of Materials: 1936