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Women -- International cooperation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 324 Collections and/or Records:

International Division minutes and reports , 1961-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents The International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for oversight and development of projects and leadership development outside of the United States. Minutes and reports include updates from work abroad, development of leadership training programs for visiting secretaries, management of personnel and evaluations of international projects. The International Division is a continuation of the work of the Foreign DIvision. 
Dates of Materials: 1961-1971

International Division: World Fellowship Week, vespers and observance, circa 1950-1977

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Photographs of World Fellowship Week vesper services and observance ceremonies at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. World Fellowship Week observances and vespers celebrate the international aspects of the YWCA of the USA as a member of the World YWCA. Participating members represent their home states and home countries in processions, ceremonies and fellowship.
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1977

International Women's Tribune Centre records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00373
Overview International women's organization. Records consist of administrative and project files; correspondence with funding agencies and project participants; board minutes and agendas; and the records of the NGO Planning Committees. These include documentation of all four International Women's Year Tribunes, held in Mexico City (1975), Copenhagen (1980), Nairobi (1985), Beijing (1995), and the "Beijing +5" conference in 2000.
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2000

Italy: General, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 1010: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387941], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Young women's Christian associations in Italy provide much needed relief and opportunity for the women of Italy following World War II. They help distribute supplies, provide education and offer places for women to meet. Photographs show YWCA members utilizing donated materials and contributing to war relief efforts. Pre-war photographs show the interior and exterior of YWCA buildings.
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

Japan, 1915-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 58, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Annual and statistical reports to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concerning young women's Christian associations in Japan. The YWCA of the U.S.A. sends secretaries to visit or work with the YWCA in Japan to act as advisors, assess programs and the functions of associations or to fill positions on the national committee. Reports from Japan to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division concern the financial status of the organization, the current emphases and aims and future needs...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1951

Japan, circa 1919-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 59, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA activities in Japan. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports YWCA activities in Japan by sending secretaries to serve in positions in the YWCA of Japan, offering training and opportunities for advice and through financial support and donations. Following the earthquake of 1923, requests are made to the United States for assistance in the relief effort and in rebuilding the YWCA building in Yokohama. In the United States, news of the YWCA of Japan is shared through newsletters...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1943

Japan, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 59, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries working in or visiting the YWCA of Japan. The narrative accounts of their journeys often contain vivid descriptions of their surroundings and the nature of their work. Reports assess the work being done for women and girls commenting on areas needing improvement or more support. In addition, the letters and reports contain accounts of interpersonal conflicts or challenges that may arise when cooperating with other organizations or...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Japan, circa 1916-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 59, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Japan. YWCA of Japan secretaries and American YWCA secretaries in Japan write narrative accounts of their journeys often containing vivid descriptions of their surroundings and the nature of their work. Reports assess the work being done for women and girls commenting on areas needing improvement or more support. In addition, the letters and reports contain accounts of interpersonal conflicts or challenges that may arise when cooperating with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1940

Japan, 1920-1931

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 59, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Japan. YWCA of Japan secretaries and American YWCA secretaries in Japan write narrative accounts of their journeys often containing vivid descriptions of their surroundings and the nature of their work. Reports assess the work being done for women and girls commenting on areas needing improvement or more support. In addition, the letters and reports contain accounts of interpersonal conflicts or challenges that may arise when cooperating with...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1931

Japan, circa 1916-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 60, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Japan. YWCA of Japan secretaries and American YWCA secretaries in Japan write narrative accounts of their journeys often containing vivid descriptions of their surroundings and the nature of their work. Reports assess the work being done for women and girls commenting on areas needing improvement or more support. In addition, the letters and reports contain accounts of interpersonal conflicts or challenges that may arise when cooperating with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1940

Japan, circa 1916-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 60, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Japan. The YWCA of the U.S.A. sends secretaries to Japan to advise on YWCA activities, train leaders and report back to the National Board and local associations concerning the work being carried out in Japan. YWCA of Japan secretaries and American YWCA secretaries in Japan write narrative accounts of their journeys often containing vivid descriptions of their surroundings and the nature of their work. Reports assess the work being done for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1939

Japan, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 60, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the student Christian movement in Japan, the training of Japanese YWCA leadership and the results of a study of local associations in Japan. The student associations in Japan work with women college students and the World Student Federation to encourage opportunities for women college students, spread the Christian student movement and provide a place for young Christian students to meet and interact. The student associations are further assessed in the studies of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Japan, 1919-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 60, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. takes a special interest in the women of Japan and the YWCA of Japan by sending financial support, sending secretaries to Japan as trainers and advisors, and sponsoring Japanese YWCA members to visit the United States. While in the United States, the Japanese visitors observe local associations, attend conferences and may attend American universities. YWCA work in Japan aims to enable women to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically and mentally by providing...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1949

Japan, circa 1918

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. provides support to the YWCA of Japan through financial donations as well as by sending secretaries to Japan to fill leadership roles and act as advisors. Pamphlets and reports outline the history of the YWCA of Japan, describe the needs of the women and their political and social status and provides information concerning the politics and customs of Japan. These materials are sent to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division to be shared with interested associations and to...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918

Japan, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Japan with the YWCA of Japan. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. supports international associations through financial contributions, resource sharing, supplying staff and arranging leadership training opportunities. Correspondence with American secretaries Doris Boss and Eldri Dieson, and Japanese secretaries Miyako Ishibashi, Yuki Naito and Tamaki Uemura concern administrative matters such as travel and finance in addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

Japan: Classes, circa 1920-1971

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Photographs of domestic science, English language and vocational classes at young women's Christian associations in Japan.
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1971

Japan: Kure scrapbook, 1948

 File — Box 1011: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387875], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents These unbound scrapbook pages document the development of the Kure YWCA in a former navy building. A collaborative effort from the YWCA of Japan and advisory leaders from the YWCA of the USA, the YWCA of Kure brings Christianity and association programs to women in Kure. Among the influential leaders is Ms. Jean Begg. The scrapbook emphasizes the effect the programs have on the lives of women in the post-war society.
Dates of Materials: 1948

Japan: Physical education and recreation, circa 1923-1965

 File — Box 1011: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387875], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Many young women's Christian associations in Japan offer physical education and recreation programs as part of their regular activities. Photographs include images of girls and women participating in outdoor recreation, swimming, dancing, handicraft and games.
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1965

Japan: Program, circa 1922-1970

 File — Box 1011: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387875], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Photographs of program activities from young women's Christian associations in Japan. Photographs show women and teenage girls engaged in discussion groups and using association libraries and also include photographs from an association bazaar.
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1970

Jordan: Creche figures, circa 1958-1964

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association members in Jordan refugee camps making figurines for Christmas creches. The young girls come to YWCA centers to learn the craft and earn money increasing their chances to reach sefl support. Included are photographs of sewing classes, creche figures and a visit by Geoffrey F. Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Dates of Materials: circa 1958-1964

Jordan: Refugee camps, circa 1948-1983

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Photographs of relief work in refugee camps in Jordan including Baqa'a, Madaba and Kalandia. Providing housing, nutrition, education and other essential needs to refugees is a collaborative effort between many organizations. Young women's Christian associations help in these efforts by maintaining centers in camps, providing education opportunity for young children and participating in aid projects. Photographs include images of United Nations UNRWA relief work, YWCA kindergartens, supplemental...
Dates of Materials: circa 1948-1983

Josephine Schain papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00139
Overview Settlement house worker, suffragist, pacifist, and international relations specialist. Papers focus primarily on Schain's involvement in a host of women's organizations, the purpose of which was advocacy of international peace through cooperative enterprise among nations. Types of material include radio broadcasts scripts, speeches, photographs, articles, and other writings. Notable correspondents include Margaret Corbett Ashby, Mary Ritter Beard, Carrie Chapman Catt (extensive), Newton Diehl...
Dates of Materials: 1907 - 1960

Kathryn Kish Sklar papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00688
Overview Kathryn Kish Sklar is a pioneer of women's history. Her first book, Catharine Beecher: A Study in Domesticity,(1973) was followed by a dozen more books of which she was either the author or editor, along with numerous articles and chapters in books. She and her husabnd, Tom Dublin, were also pioneers in the Digital Humanities. In 1997, under the auspices of the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, which they founded at SUNY Binghamton, Sklar and...
Dates of Materials: 1949 - 2012

Kenya, 1962-1977

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 7-9
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, classes, conferences and buildings in Kenya including vocational training, Y-Teen activities, secretarial classes, dressmaking classes, community services, leadership training, nursery schools and recreation. Negatives are included in the materials but were not digitized.
Dates of Materials: 1962-1977

Korea, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of young women's Christian associations in Korea. The YWCA of Korea works with women in rural and city settings to provide opportunities for spiritual, mental, physical and intellectual growth. Similar to its work with other countries, the YWCA of the U.S.A. provides financial support in addition to sending secretaries to serve in Korea as leaders and advisors. While under Japanese occupation, the YWCA of Korea is forced to operate under the YWCA of Japan,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Korea, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Korea with the YWCA of Korea. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. supports international associations through financial contributions, resource sharing, supplying staff and arranging leadership training opportunities. Correspondence with secretaries working with the YWCA of Korea concern administrative matters such as travel and finances, association needs, social, political and economic conditions and association activities....
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Korea: Children and teens, 1954-1972

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Photographs of programs and activities for teenage girls and young children at young Women's Christian associations in Korea including Y-Teen clubs, conferences, international gift exchanges, child care services, health programs and supplemental education.
Dates of Materials: 1954-1972

Leadership, 1925-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 112, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Directories of employed officers and secretaries serving abroad and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on the Study of Foreign Service. Studies of secretaries in foreign service examine and assess the experiences of returning secretaries in addition to surveying secretaries concerning the National Board's policy on the selection of secretaries and periods of foreign service. Documents include a report outlining the questions asked of returning secretaries and summaries of the answers...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1938

Lebanon, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA in Lebanon in developing the status of women there. Through programs such as vocational training, hostels and camps the YWCA in Lebanon works to increase opportunities for girls and young women. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports these efforts through training, resource sharing and sending staff to work in Lebanon developing local leadership and programs. In addition, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division supports Lebanese...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Lisa Leghorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00270
Overview Author, Feminist. The Lisa Leghorn Papers consist of her research files, organized by subject. Types of material include articles, notes, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, and printed material. The files relate to her books on women and development; woman and hunger; women, economics and housework. There are also materials on battered women (including Laura X case); women's rights in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and the U.S.; and the International Women's Year...
Dates of Materials: 1966 - 1989