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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:

California, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 325, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Torrance and Vallejo, California with further topical and form designations on the microfilm. The administration and development of the associations is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Additional materials include general...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

California, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 325, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Ventura County and Watsonville, California with further topical and form designations on the microfilm. The administration and development of the associations is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Additional materials include...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Cameroon, 1964

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Peace Corps volunteers assisting with adjustments to a corn mill. The volunteers in the picture are part of a collaborative project between the Cameroon government, the United Natioans Technical Assistance Programs and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Dates of Materials: 1964

Camps, circa 1957-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning camp programs and administration. The YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations managed camp programs to give members opportunities to explore outdoor recreation, develop leadership skills and meet other YWCA members. Historical narratives of the camp program in the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide context to the role of camps in the organization. National support for camps varies and the documents concerning the Consultation on Area Camping and the report of the study of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1957-1970

Canada, 1937-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 2
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Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Canada. The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Council of the YWCA of Canada collaborate and cooperate through sharing resources and training, cooperating with international arrangements and planning joint conventions and conferences. 

Dates of Materials: 1937-1945

Canada, 1924-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 3
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Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Canada. The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Council of the YWCA of Canada collaborate and cooperate through sharing resources and training, cooperating with international arrangements and planning joint conventions and conferences. Included are issues of the YWCA of Canada publication "YWCA Notes" and coverage of the Fourteenth National Convention in Canada. 

Dates of Materials: 1924-1936

Canada, 1877-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 4
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Documents concerning the YWCA of Canada. Materials include suggested constitutions and bylaws, convention reports and the pamphlet, "The Story of the Y.W.C.A. in Canada." Correspondence includes letters between members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of Canada on areas of collaboration and cooperation. Also included is "A Scientific Plan of Community Building," an article by Philip Bellows on community building and social and economic problems. 

Dates of Materials: 1877-1948

Caribbean, 1967-1972

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 9
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Photographs of a YWCA building in St. Vincent and of the YWCA Caribbean Area Conference in Leonsberg.

Dates of Materials: 1967-1972

Central America, circa 1919-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Central America focusing on activities in Panama. Work begins in Panama in the Canal Zone following World War II, and continues until the sale of the YWCA of the U.S.A. building in 1933. American YWCA secretaries develop programming for young women and girls in addition to other service work in the Canal Zone. Correspondence and reports provide background information on the United State's relationship with Central America and the Canal Zone,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1948

Central America, Ceylon, China and Czechoslovakia, 1949-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Honduras, Ceylon, Taipei, China and Czechoslovakia. Correspondence concerning the development of an association in Honduras concern challenges and progress. Secretaries' reports from the YWCA of Ceylon, previously part of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, describe the status and needs of the women in Ceylon, the work of the YWCA of Ceylon and note important developments. Additional documents include a pamphlet providing...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1960

Chile, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, development and program of young women's Christian associations in Chile. Beginning in 1920, the YWCA of Chile works toward the improvement of women's social, spiritual, physical and intellectual growth. YWCA activities in Chile are supported in part by the YWCA of the U.S.A. through financial assistance and through sending secretaries to Chile to serve as advisors and leaders. In addition, the YWCA of the U.S.A. invites Chilean women to visit the Unites...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Chile, 1935-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Chile. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Chile 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 Chile and its service to the women there. In addition, YWCA of Chile staff may visit the United States or exchange ideas and resources with secretaries there. Correspondence from secretaries in the Chile concern travel arrangements for...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1950

Chile, 1922-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Chile. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Chile 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 Chile and its service to the women there. In addition, YWCA of Chile staff may visit the United States or exchange ideas and resources with secretaries there. Correspondence from secretaries in the Chile concern travel arrangements for...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1940

Chile: Camping, circa 1929-1967

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 11
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Photographs of YWCA Camp Olmué in Valparaiso, Chile. The young women's Christian association in Chile uses the camp to host day camp programs, overnights and a special experimental camp for handicapped children. Photographs show campers swimming, hiking, making crafts, socializing and participating in other outdoor recreation.

Dates of Materials: circa 1929-1967

Chile: Children, circa 1959-1979

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 1
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Photographs of programs for children in young women's Christian associations in Chile. These programs include preschools, kindergartens and day care in addition to family services and recreation opportunities for local children.

Dates of Materials: circa 1959-1979

Chile: Health, circa 1960-1969

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 2
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Photographs of young women's Christian association health programs, classes and services for children and families in Chile. Photographed activities include health education classes, child and infant care classes and services for handicapped children.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1969

Chile: Mothers' Club, 1960-1967

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 3
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Photographs of young women's Christian association mothers' clubs in Chile. These clubs provide skills training, social activities and community projects for mothers of young children.

Dates of Materials: 1960-1967

Chile: Peace Corps Chile project, 1962-1963

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 4-5
Scope and Contents Photographs of YWCA Peace Corps projects in Chile. In the early 1960's the YWCA of the USA developed international projects in partnership with the Peace Corps. Volunteers in Chile worked mainly with children and youth in camps, housing projects, kindergartens and a hospital for disabled children. YWCA Peace Corps volunteers are identified on the backs of most photographs. Following the photographs of program activities are photographs of "Peace Corps paintings." These materials are followed...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1963

Chile: Physical education and recreation, circa 1947-1957

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association physical education classes and recreation programs. Physical education and gym classes include swimming, dance and "slimnastics" while recreation activities include co-ed picnics, singing and folkdance.

Dates of Materials: circa 1947-1957

Chile: Program, 1947-1967

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 7
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Photographs of young women's Christian association program activities in Chile. Photographs feature program activities such as sewing classes, mother's clubs, music classes, social events, celebrations, cooking classes and a fundraising campaign.

Dates of Materials: 1947-1967

Chile: Staff and volunteers, circa 1960-1982

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Photographs of staff and volunteers participating in and leading activities for young women's Christian associations in Chile. Many staff and volunteers are identified on the backs of the photographs.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1982

Chile: Y-Teens, circa 1950-1964

 File — Box 1004: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387743], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and clubs for teenaged girls in Chile. Y-Teen programs, or clubs for teenage members, include cooking and craft classes, social activities and community engagement.

Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1964

China, 1924-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 6
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Annual, interim and statistical reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in China. Reports and pamphlets summarize work in China with women through YWCA organizations in many cities, towns, and regions. As the country is disrupted by cultural, political, social and economic changes the YWCA work in China meets new challenges. American secretaries train Chinese women to be leaders, organize programming and associations and advise existing associations.

Dates of Materials: 1924-1950

China, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of China. Since its beginning as a student association in the late nineteenth century through 1950, the YWCA of China sees women through times of political, social, economic and international change. The organization grows from student associations to serving rural populations, industrial and employed women and women in home life. The YWCA of China employs both Chinese and Western leaders, some of whom come from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

China, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 2
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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...
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
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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, 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports of studies conducted to assess the work and progress of the YWCA of China. "A Study of the YWCA in China" presents a detailed overview of the work with women in China including the origins of the YWCA in China, programs with various constituent groups, religious work and international relations. Following the overview, the report makes recommendations for the future of the organization. Several reports concern the status of women in China and the women's movement. These studies look...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1950