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Women -- International cooperation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 324 Collections and/or Records:

Malaya, circa 1954-1961

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Malaya. Correspondence and reports with YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries working with the YWCA of Malaya describe their experiences working with the association and its members, the social and economic needs of the women, challenges and successes. The report and proceedings of the third biennial conference of the YWCA of Malaya provides an overall view of the work and program of the association. Other documents include reports to the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1954-1961

Malaya and Mediterranean Area, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA work in British Malaya and Singapore and documents concerning the Eastern Mediterranean Federation Conferences and YWCA work in the Middle East. Similar to their other work with foreign countries, the YWCA of the U.S.A. supports secretaries in Malaya and Singapore and the Middle Eastern region. In Malaya and Singapore the YWCA seeks to help women in their physical, mental, intellectual and spiritual growth. As international conflict in the Pacific grows...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Mexico, circa 1920-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and history of young women's Christian associations in Mexico. Beginning in 1920, the YWCA of Mexico strives to provide a place for women to meet in addition to programming and activities to support the spiritual, social, mental, intellectual and physical well-being of women. The YWCA of the U.S.A. gives support to the YWCA of Mexico through financial grants and by sending American secretaries to Mexico to serve as leaders, trainers and advisors. Materials...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1951

Mexico, circa 1922-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from the YWCA of Mexico. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Mexico by sending American women to Mexico to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of Mexico and its associations. Correspondence from secretaries in Mexico concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting Mexico as well as arrangements for Mexican women to visit the United States. Reports and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1942

Mexico, 1921-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from the YWCA of Mexico. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Mexico by sending American women to Mexico to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of Mexico and its associations. Correspondence from secretaries in Mexico concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting Mexico as well as arrangements for Mexican women to visit the United States. Reports and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1948

Mexico, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 62, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Mexico. The YWCA of Mexico aims to provide a place for women to meet and develop their physical, spiritual, mental and intellectual well being. Additionally, the YWCA advocates for women's rights and treatment in society. Correspondence and reports provide narrative accounts of YWCA activity in Mexico as well as providing updates on associations and describing the challenges faced by the women of Mexico and YWCA associations. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Mexico and Pakistan, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Mexico and an association summary of the YWCA in Pakistan. Correspondence and reports with secretaries working with the YWCA of Mexico describe their experiences working with the association and its members, the social and economic needs of the women, challenges and successes. Annual reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division provide an overview of the association program and activities in the social and political...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Minutes and reports of the subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee, 1920-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are responsible for specific tasks, projects or social issues often in response to pressing social, economic and political issues. The minutes and reports are arranged alphabetically by subcommittee Ad Hoc Committee on New Focus through International Subcommittee.
Dates of Materials: 1920-1970

Minutes and reports of the subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee, 1920-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are responsible for specific tasks, projects or social issues often in response to pressing social, economic and political issues. The minutes and reports are arranged alphabetically by subcommittee Ad Hoc Committee on New Focus through International Subcommittee.
Dates of Materials: 1920-1970

Minutes of the Oriental section of the Foreign Division, 1921-1922

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 352, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the Oriental section of the Foreign Division of the USA. Section meetings concern the operations, budget and programs of their section and are answerable to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings include updates on work in Asian countries, discussion of personnel needs, budget reviews, coordinating travel and discussion of policy. 
Dates of Materials: 1921-1922

Miriam Ching Yoon Louie papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00719
Overview Labor organizer; Women's rights activist; Author; Activist; Poet. The papers include correspondence, organizing materials, conference materials, fliers, pamphlets, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. There is also Louie's course work as both student and instructor. Major topics include women and labor organizing, Asian American women's history, social justice activism, international women's rights, and issues surrounding race, class, immigration and poverty in the U.S. Especially impressive...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2016

National Board program planning study, 1939-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 118, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. To inform their decisions careful study is made of the divisions, functions and emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Correspondence, reports and notes from the Committee on Financing the National Board, and the Foreign Division provide summaries of their work and emphases, comment on their needs and make suggestions regarding the national program. Additional materials concern convention resolutions in regards to...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1941

National Committee of the YWCA of China minutes, 1919-1923

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The National Committee of the YWCA of China meets to discuss the development of the YWCA and its programs in China. Members of the National Committee hear updates from secretaries concerning local associations and their needs, appoint leadership and personnel, discuss program needs and emphases and assess the needs of the overall YWCA development. 
Dates of Materials: 1919-1923

Netherlands, Newfoundland, New Zealand and Norway, 1925-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 64, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA activities in the Dutch East Indies, Newfoundland, New Zealand and Norway. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports activities in the Dutch East Indies and Newfoundland with financial aid in addition to sending secretaries to serve as leaders, trainers and advisors. Cooperation with Norway and New Zealand includes arranging visits for secretaries, sharing resources and exchanging progress updates on YWCA activity. In New Zealand, the YWCA activities include reconstruction and...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1948

Nigeria, circa 1954-1966

 File — Box 1016: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387479], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association members, leaders, and programs in Nigeria including a group photograph from the first West African Conference at Ibadan University, programs for children and football (soccer) team.
Dates of Materials: circa 1954-1966

North American Area Conferences of Young Women's Christian associations proceedings, 1938

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 279, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Proceedings of the conference of the Young Women's Christian associations of Canada and the United States. The conference addresses international social and political problems, the role of the World YWCA and national YWCA's in international movements and cooperation among the young women's Christian associations of North America.
Dates of Materials: 1938

North American Area Conferences of Young Women's Christian associations proceedings, 1937

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 279, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Proceedings of the conference of the Young Women's Christian associations of Canada and the United States. The conference addresses international social and political problems, the role of the World YWCA and national YWCA's in international movements and cooperation among the young women's Christian associations of North America.
Dates of Materials: 1937

Outside organizations, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 297, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. doing work with international interests, peace, religion, and social work. The YWCA of the U.S.A. maintains an awareness of other organizations doing work within their scope and often collaborates with these organizations, attends or contributes to hosted conferences and seminars or shares skills and resources. Correspondence between the organizations may address the nature of the relationship and the types of work that are of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Outside organizations, 1919-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 124, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations with whom the YWCA of the U.S.A. shared common goals, including information regarding the activities of the organization and the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship to the organization. Correspondence with the American Committee for Non-Participation in Japanese Aggression describes the purpose of the organization and discusses the nature of student support of the group. Lists from the Henry Street Settlement Committee for Vocational Scholarships track YWCA of...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1945

Outside organizations: Foreign, 1935-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 120, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Minutes, notes and reports from the Committee on Cooperation in Latin America, an international committee to facilitate the international work of Christian organizations there. 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 in Central and South America. 
Dates of Materials: 1935-1940

Outside organizations: Foreign, 1927-1934

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 121, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, notes and reports from the Committee on Cooperation in Latin America, an international committee to facilitate the international work of Christian organizations there. 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 in Central and South America. 
Dates of Materials: 1927-1934

Outside organizations: Foreign, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 121, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. working on international issues. Foreign service organizations cooperating with the YWCA of the U.S.A. include war relief agencies, missionary work and international organizations working towards the betterment of women's lives. Documents are arranged alphabetically by organization. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Outside organizations: Foreign and peace, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s communication with or relationship to outside organizations for foreign affairs and peace. The YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts development programs in foreign countries and as such, has occasion to work with or cooperate with other agencies with foreign interests. Documents include requests for grants from the Asia Foundation, the Conference of Asian Affairs Inc.'s request for a completed questionnaire on American interests in Asia, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Outside organizations: Peace, circa 1930-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 121, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the meetings, conferences and activities of organizations engaged in the peace movements. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with American and international peace organizations that share similar purposes and aims. Pamphlets, and reports concern the work of the peace organizations, explain the background situations and the need for peace movements, advocate for peaceful conflict resolution and assess the future needs of the organization and movement. Correspondence and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930-1950

Outside organizations: Peace, 1932-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 121, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Peace and Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organizations, an international association of women's groups to advocate for and support peaceful conflict resolution, the peaceful change of global economic and political conditions, the reduction and limitations of arms and "collective action" to prevent or stop impediments to world peace. The committee seeks to accomplish these goals through communication, education and enlisting the support of women...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1940

Outside organizations: Religious, 1912-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the YMCA of the USA, their work with women, and their relationship with the YWCA of the U.S.A.. Although separate organizations, the YMCA and the YWCA of the U.S.A. have a history of cooperation and, though sometimes complicated, collaboration when their emphases overlap. In addition, the relationship between the YMCA and the YWCA of the U.S.A. comes under frequent discussion regarding the role of women as members of the YMCA and how separate the organizations...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1948

Outside organizations: Religious, circa 1926-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s cooperation with religious organizations. The collaboration and cooperation with national and international religious organizations includes, financial support, shared activities and participation in conferences. Documents, arranged alphabetically by organization name, concern the nature of the relationship with the YWCA of the U.S.A., the purpose and activities of the organization, reports and assessments of their work and discussion of the role of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1949

Outside organizations: Women, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 123, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the women's organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and their relationship to those organizations. Through the sharing of ideas, contributing to or attending conferences, participating in organization activities and committees or simply through awareness of other women's organizations, the YWCA of the U.S.A. contributes to the common cause of the betterment of women's lives. Included are documents concerning Altrusa Clubs, the Institute for Women's Professional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Outside organizations: Women, youth and miscellaneous, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning outside organizations of interest to the YWCA of the U.S.A. including those working with women and youth. The YWCA of the U.S.A., as a large national women's organization frequently has need to cooperate with and stay informed of the work work of outside organizations. Correspondence, reports and minutes document the relationship the YWCA of the U.S.A. has with women's organizations and youth organizations. In addition to materials concerning their relationships with youth...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Pacific Coast Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 May-1922 February

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 13, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pacific Coast 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, narrative reports that summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1907 May-1922 February