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Women -- International cooperation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 324 Collections and/or Records:

Study of the Young Women's Christian Association of China, circa 1930

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents A detailed study of the history of the YWCA of China and its current work. The study is initiated by the National Committee of the YWCA of China in cooperation with the International Survey of America. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1930

Study of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, circa 1930

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 354, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents As part of an international cooperative initiative between the YWCA and the YMCA, surveys ore conducted of associations around the world to gain knowledge and context of their work and understanding of the needs of the people. The surveys can then be used to inform future projects and identify opportunities for development. The study of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon is divided into two parts. The first focuses of the social and environmental context in which it works and the second on the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930

Sweden, Switzerland and Wales, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 71, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A., as part of the World's YWCA, collaborates with associations in other countries by sharing ideas and resources, assisting with travelers and arranging visits with YWCA secretaries. Correspondence with Wales and Sweden concern such collaborative matters. The World's YWCA has it's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and is led by Cornelia Van Asch Van Wyjck. As leader of the World's YWCA she arranges a trip to be a guest at a YWCA conference in the United States and to...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Taiwan: Miscellaneous, circa 1940-1972

 File — Box 1019: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387537], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association special programs, classes, members and activities in Tawain including World Membership Day programs, a white elephant sale, programs for early school leavers and assorted classes. In addition, there are unlabeled photographs of groups and outdoor activities.
Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1972

Thailand, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The YWCA of Thailand begins as a housing program for female college students and develops its programs and services to include many needs. The history of the development of the association is further detailed in historical notes and essays. Annual reports summarize and assess current YWCA activity in Thailand in addition to describing any challenges in the work and the needs of the women in Thailand. Advisory secretaries sent to Thailand from the United States provide training and program...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Thailand: Bazaars and fashion shows, 1953-1958

 File — Box 1019: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387537], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Photographs of bazaars, fashion shows and home decorating shows from young women's Christian associations in Thailand. These special events, often held as fundraisers, demonstrate local and international tradition, dress and craft as a way of highlighting local and international custom and fostering world fellowship.
Dates of Materials: 1953-1958

Thailand: Children and teens, 1954-1971

 File — Box 1019: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387537], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Photographs of children and teenagers participating in young women's Christian association programs in Thailand. Youth programs include nurseries for young children, Y-Teen programs, and a student hostel.
Dates of Materials: 1954-1971

Thailand: Miscellaneous, 1954-1974

 File — Box 1019: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387537], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and leaders in Thailand. Photographs include images of Marian Anderson visiting a Y-Teen group, a television production of "Snow White," Queen Sirikit visiting a YWCA bazaar, and additional images of members and leaders.
Dates of Materials: 1954-1974

Third World Women's Alliance, Bay Area chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00697
Overview Global women of color reproductive rights and social justice organization. TWWA broadened the scope of women's activism to address issues such as sterilization abuse, infant mortality, welfare rights, and low-wage work. The orientation of TWWA towards the "third world" brought the struggles, condition, and status of women in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to the forefront. The bulk of the records focus on the the West Coast and Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area Chapters of the...
Dates of Materials: 1971-1980; Majority of material found within 1971-1977

Thomas Dublin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00689
Overview Thomas Dublin has been a leader in the field of US women's labor history while also focusing on immigration history and ethnic studies. He and his wife founded the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, teaching and research materials, project files, published articles and books, teaching awards, and grant applications.
Dates of Materials: 1947 - 2012

Turkey, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Annual and quarterly reports concerning young women's Christian associations in Turkey, secretaries' correspondence and reports from Turkey and additional documents concerning association development and program. Reports to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. describe the political, social and economic conditions in Turkey, association progress and challenges and the needs of the women of Turkey. Advisory secretaries working Turkey write to the Foreign Division to report on their...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Uganda: Buildings and conferences, 1955-1963

 File — Box 1021: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387651], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings in Uganda as well as group photographs of delegates to conferences. Building photographs include photographs of the opening ceremonies for the YWCA of Uganda hostel.
Dates of Materials: 1955-1963

Uganda: Groups and meetings, circa 1953-1969

 File — Box 1021: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387651], Folder: 5-6
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association groups, meetings, programs and events in Uganda.
Dates of Materials: circa 1953-1969

Uganda: Program, circa 1953-1967

 File — Box 1021: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387651], Folder: 8-9
Scope and Contents Photographs of regular and special programming of young women's Christian associations in Uganda. Photographed program include activities and classes for women, children and youth including childcare and nursery, nutrition classes, recreation, dressmaking classes, meetings, family planning consultation, and travel.
Dates of Materials: circa 1953-1967

Uruguay, circa 1921-1977

 File — Box 1022: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387719], Folder: 2-4
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association members, programs and activities in Uruguay. Photographed programs and activities include camps for girls, recreation, dances, conferences, nursery schools, and classes.
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1977

Venezuela, 1938-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents A visitor from Venezuela arranges to meet a representative of the YWCA of the U.S.A. on her visit to the United States and requests assistance in finding YWCA housing. 
Dates of Materials: 1938-1940

Vietnam, 1968-1971

 File — Box 1022: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387719], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Photographs of medical service, programs for refugees, services for orphans and United Service Organization (USO) programs in Vietnam. Many photographs are labeled with a place and person's name in pencil on the reverse and some mention the ACS, likely the Asian Christian Service.
Dates of Materials: 1968-1971

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00354
Overview International organization. Records of officers, Board of Trustees and directors, and annual meetings make up approximately half of the collection. Correspondence and memoranda are extensive. The other half consists of files of various committees, including the Project Grants Committee, whose members screen grant applications and semi-annually recommend the most promising ones to the Board of Trustees and directors for funding. Records of the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF)...
Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2012

War Work Council Committee on Foreign Born Women minutes and reports, 1917-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The Committee on Foreign Born Women of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for coordinating programming and relief work with foreign-born women in the United States. These activities and programs include translation services, advisory and training services to local associations working with foreign communities, the development of the Polish Grey Samaritans program for relief work in Poland, assisting men and women in securing information...
Dates of Materials: 1917-1920

War Work Council Hostess House Committee minutes and reports, 1917-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Hostess House Committee of the War Work Council is responsible for the oversight of the hostess house program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. during World War I. Hostess houses are established as a safe place for women visiting military camps to rest, eat and entertain their loved ones. Committee meeting minutes include updates from hostess houses and their needs, requests for new hostess houses, discussion of staff duties and the management of the hostess house and procedures for the hostess...
Dates of Materials: 1917-1920

War Work Council Overseas Committee minutes, 1918-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the oversight of war relief overseas being conducted through or supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. After the end of the war the committee becomes part of the Continuation Committee and discusses the continuation of programs, discontinuance of some and change of responsibility and reporting of others. The work of the committee is eventually absorbed into the Foreign Department. 
Dates of Materials: 1918-1920

War Work Council Overseas Committee reports, 1918-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the oversight of war relief overseas being conducted through or supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports from the committee provide an overview of their services and activities for the reporting period including an assessment of the social, economic, health and safety conditions in the countries where work is being conducted. Reports of from secretaries working in Belgium and...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1920

War Work Council Overseas Committee reports, 1918-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the oversight of war relief overseas being conducted through or supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports to the committee concerning work in France describe the social, economic, political and safety conditions faced by women. In addition, the reports summarize and assess the success of work relief efforts including the work in hostess houses, hostels and foyers. Correspondence...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1920

War Work Council Overseas Committee reports, 1919-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports of the work in Italy, Poland and Romania of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to the Overseas Committee. Reports describe the social, economic, political and safety conditions faced by women in addition to summarizing and assessing the successes and challenges of war relief efforts. Correspondence and reports from secretaries provide a first hand account of the scenes and intimate description of conditions.
Dates of Materials: 1919-1920

War Work Council Overseas Committee reports, 1919-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the oversight of war relief overseas being conducted through or supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports to the committee concerning work in Turkey and Armenia describe the social, economic, political and safety conditions faced by women and their families. In addition, the reports summarize and assess the success of work relief efforts including the work in housing, social work,...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1920

War Work Council Polish Gray Samaritans Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1919

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Polish Grey Samaritans Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for conducting training and financing the work of Polish-American women in war relief and reconstruction in Poland. The women, after completing a training course in first-aid, nursing and relief work, are either assigned to work in France with Polish forces or in Poland to assist in reconstruction. The committee is responsible for developing a training program, determining...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1919

West Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1910 January-1922 January

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 16, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. West Central 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. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1910 January-1922 January

West Indies, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 71, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA activities in the West Indies including Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As an active and well established organization with interest in international work, the YWCA of the U.S.A. is often approached for support in starting YWCA activities abroad. In Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands a strong desire for a women's organization leads them to appeal to the United States. The Jamaican YWCA is started in a similar manner under the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

West Indies and Foreign Division, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in the West Indies in addition to the history of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division and secretaries working abroad. An interested group in Haiti corresponds with the YWCA of Canada concerning the development of an association there. In Puerto Rico an existing association works with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division for leadership development and a grant for the development of Y-Teen programs. In addition, a trainee from Puerto...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Women of Color Resource Center records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00718
Overview Women of color grassroots network; Welfare rights, reproductive rights, and women's health advocacy organization in Oakland, California. Records include publications, pamphlets and catalogs of the WCRC; programming materials, conference reports, background research files, and audiovisual material.
Dates of Materials: 1984 - 2011