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Leadership in women

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2241 Collections and/or Records:

Australia, circa 1942-1949

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association members and activities in Australia including youth projects and a Palm Sunday presentation at a beach camp.

Dates of Materials: circa 1942-1949

Australia, Austria, and Bahama Islands, circa 1930-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Australia, Austria, and the Bahamas. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries serve in other countries to develop programs, work for the development of women worldwide and train local leadership. In Australia, YWCA associations work with the growing population of younger working girls. Pamphlets, reports and correspondence describe the YWCA activities in Australia and include a history of the YWCA movement. A pamphlet from Austria describes the history...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930-1947

Baltic States, circa 1922-1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Estonia and Latvia. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Estonia and Latvia work to develop programming and train local leaders. In addition, efforts are made to form cooperative relationships between the Estonian and Latvian associations including holding joint conferences. YWCA work in Estonia and Latvia is focused on work with younger girls including a Girl Reserve program. Reports and proceedings provide an overview of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1937

Baltic States, circa 1920-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Estonia and Latvia. American secretaries in Latvia and Estonia work in the newly independent countries to train leaders in the YWCA movement there. YWCA associations work with a variety of women focusing on younger girls through Girl Reserve clubs. Reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. include background information and general demographics before describing and assessing the progress made in the work with YWCA associations and leaders. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1939

Baltic States, circa 1919-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Latvia, and Lithuania. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Latvia work on training programs and developing relationships with the Estonian YWCA and the YMCA organizations. Correspondence with Vika Moon concerns the efforts to develop a unified organization with the YMCA and the resulting conflict and misunderstandings in the reorganization. Documents concerning Lithuania include correspondence and reports from Ruth Woodsmall, a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1938

Bangladesh, circa 1981-1983

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association sewing, health and craft classes in Bangladesh.

Dates of Materials: circa 1981-1983

Barbados, 1981

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Photographs of classes, crafts and special projects of the young women's Christian associations in Barbados. Photographs of craft programs include sewing, flower arranging and batik. Additional photographs include a color photograph of a Caribbean youth conference, photographs of a candy mint packaging program and a photograph from a home health care program.

Dates of Materials: 1981

Basic Standards Committee minutes and reports, 1947-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents In order to become affiliated and maintain affiliation with the YWCA of the U.S.A., local associations must meet a set of basic standards and report on their compliance. The Basic Standards Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. sets those standards revisiting them periodically to make sure they reflect the mission and purpose of the national organization. In addition, the committee develops, collects and assesses the standards report forms submitted by associations. In addition to minutes and...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1970

Belgium, circa 1919-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Belgium. Spanning the years after World War I and through World War II, YWCA work in Belgium began with work with hostels and "foyers" for hosing girls and women. Other efforts include reconstruction work, leadership training and development, and physical education. Reports from secretaries assess programming, summarize work being done and the conditions faced by associations and their members, and assess goals for future work....
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1945

Belgium, circa 1910-1969

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Photographs and scrapbook of young women's Christian associations in Belgium. Scrapbook pages highlight regular classes and activities of the YWCA in Belgium with captions on opposing pages. Photographs include images of canteen service, the Antwerp foyer, recreation activities and a camp facility.

Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1969

Bequest Committee minutes and reports, 1951-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

The Bequest Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for securing endowments and bequests, maintaining donor relations, sharing information with donors about the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and submitting annual reports to the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, the committee seeks improved methods for securing and maintaining gifts and assists local associations with bequest programs. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1969

Board of Trustees minutes and reports, 1963-1975

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 282, microdex: 14
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the annual meetings of the Board of Trustees of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the endowments, investments and holdings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. At the annual meetings board members hear reports from the Board of Trustees treasurer, National Board treasurer and comptroller and carry out the elections and nominations of officers and committee members.

Dates of Materials: 1963-1975

Bolivia, 1933-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 67, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and reports concerning young women's Christian associations in Bolivia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Bolivia through periodic financial grants. In addition, secretaries are available or traveling in the area they sometimes visit and report of the status of the YWCA of Bolivia and its activities though no American secretary appears to be stationed there for a regular term. 

Dates of Materials: 1933-1950

Bolivia, 1943-1968

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, classes and events in Bolivia. Photographs feature youth and adult programming including literacy classes, recreation, health center volunteers and events.

Dates of Materials: 1943-1968

Botswana, 1969-1970

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Chrisitan association activities in Botswana. Photographs feature images of buildings, meetings and community work.

Dates of Materials: 1969-1970

Brazil, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 67, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, development and programs of young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Beginning in 1920 with the support of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA in Brazil is formed to help women and girls adapt to the changing social, economic and domestic conditions facing them. By providing health education skills training, recreation, social opportunities, meetings for employed women and other social services, the YWCA of Brazil seeks to provide a place "for all...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Brazil, 1918-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Brazil. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Brazil by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of Brazil and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in Brazil concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Argentina as well as arrangements for visits to the United States. Reports and...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1940

Brazil, 1931-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Brazil. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Brazil by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of Brazil and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in Brazil concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Argentina as well as arrangements for visits to the United States. Reports and...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1948

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

Brazil: Buildings, 1947-1962

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings in Brazil including images of active classes, programs and members.

Dates of Materials: 1947-1962

Brazil: Classes, 1958-1971

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Photographs of youth and adult classes at young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Photographs include images of sooking, sewing and nutrition classes in addition to a recreation leadership course.

Dates of Materials: 1958-1971

Brazil: Conferences, 1962-1982

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian associations conferences, seminars and workshops in Brazil. Conferences bring together YWCA members from Brazil and international guests to discuss the role of the YWCA in Brazil, community development, literacy in Brazil and the role of the YWCA in Latin America. Photographs also include images of the forty-fifth anniversary celebration of the YWCA of Rio de Janeiro.

Dates of Materials: 1962-1982

Brazil: Local groups and scenes, circa 1943-1976

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 2-3
Scope and Contents

Photographs young women's Christian associations residences, community work and classes in addition to photographs of scenes and landmarks in Brazil. Photographs of YWCA residences show women enjoying their everyday life at the YWCA including socializing, meals and preparing for the day. Additional photographs include community projects, group photographs, nursery care and YWCA classes.

Dates of Materials: circa 1943-1976

Brazil: Program Activities, 1932, 1954-1970

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs depicting everyday programs and special projects of the young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Regular programs of YWCA's serve girls and young adults through classes, recreation and residences. Special projects include community outreach and parties and special events.

Dates of Materials: Majority of material found within 1932, 1954-1970

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

Bulgaria, circa 1921-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Bulgaria. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work with women and girls in Bulgaria to develop their physical, social, intellectual and spiritual well-being through training local leadership, organizing and running programs and setting up camp opportunities for girls. Reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division summarize and assess work being done in Bulgaria, give an overview of financial needs and budgets, request future needs and arrange...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1939

Bureau of Personnel and Training committee minutes, 1960-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 363, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The Bureau of Personnel and Training is responsible for consultations and programs concerning the training, recruitment and support of employees. These functions include providing personnel support services to staff, developing recruitment policy and procedure, researching trends and practices in the field of personnel management and training and developing written materials to support their programs. The committee of the Bureau of Personnel and Training sets goals and emphases for the...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1969

Bureau of Research and Program Resources Committee minutes, 1963-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 367, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

The Committee of the Bureau of Research and Program Resources of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the projects of the bureau, hear secretaries reports and discuss the program and research needs of local associations. The Bureau of Research and Program Resources assists local associations in obtaining knowledge about their member group and communities. They provide supportive services as well as program materials. 

Dates of Materials: 1963-1970

Burma, circa 1923-1962

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, members and activities in Burma. The YWCA in Burma offers an education program that includes basic eduation with religious classes. Also included are programs for youth, teenagers and young women such as job skills training, community outreach, social events and recreation. Several photographs feature Mrs. Ba Maung Chain, a vice president of the World YWCA and chair of the Mutual Service Committee.

Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1962

Burma and Ceylon, Canada, Taipei, Fiji, Germany, Greece, Guam, and Hong Kong, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations around the world. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1970