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Leadership in women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2241 Collections and/or Records:

China: Classes, circa 1924-1971

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Chrisitan association classes in China. The YWCA education program in China includes evening classes for girls and young women working in industry, classes for young children, adult literacy classes and english language classes. Photographs include images of classes in session, instructors and groups of students.

Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1971

China: Conferences, circa 1907-1947

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Similar to the YWCA of the USA, young women's Christian associations in China hold regional and national conferences to meet other women, unite under shared purpose, develop leadership skills and discuss issues affecting the women of China and women around the world. Photographs include group portraits and images of conference sessions for industrial, student, regional and national. Also included are several photographs of staff meetings, board meetings and World YWCA conference...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1947

China: Dramatics, circa 1922-1933

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Young women's Christian associations in China use plays, pageants and music performances for recreation, entertainment and cultural education. In these photographs young tobacco workers, Girl reserves and other YWCA members demonstrate folk dances and participate in plays such as Mu-Lan and Sleeping Beauty. Also included are images of a music performance, a puppet show and may pole festivities.

Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1933

China: Education and recreation, circa 1920-163

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of photographic prints, most black and white before the 1990s, as well as negatives and albums contianing photographic prints.Subseries A. General and History includes Anniversaries, Exhibits, photographs of YWCA symbols and logos, such as the blue triangle and the YWCA purpose statement, World YWCA photographs, and miscellaneous and unidentified photographs. There is also a large file of photographs of individuals (arranged...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-163

China: Health and nutrition, Circa 1930-1950

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents As a result of war and food shortages in China local children and adults are in need of food assistance and community health services. The young women's Christian associations in China help fill the needs by organizing milk stations for daily supplemental nutrition, community meals, nursery care for young children of working mothers and family health services. Photographs include images of children drinking their milk rations, community service proejcts and a photograph of university...
Dates of Materials: Circa 1930-1950

China: Hostels, circa 1940-1949

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association hostels in China. Hostels provide inexpensive food and lodging for employed women in China who may need access to safe and affordable rooms. The need for such accomodations is high and one photographer's caption notes that the number of girls on the waiting list for the hostel is in the hundreds. Photographs show hostel guests in their rooms and community areas.

Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1949

China: Industrial, circa 1907-1941

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Photographs of the industrial program of young women's Christian associations in China. The industrial programs offer classes, recreation and social opportunities for women employed in idustries such as textiles and tabacco. For unemployed women, industrial centers are a place to develop skills and interact with others in similar situations and in rural areas, the industrial programs help groups of women establish cooperative cotton and wool productions. The photographs include women at...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1941

China: Miscellaneous, circa 1915-1948, 1986

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association members and activiites in China. Young women's Christian associations in China serve its women and girls through clubs, education programs and community services. During times of war, the YWCAbecome vital hubs for communities. The YWCA war services and the effect of the war on its community is documented and described in an unbound scrapbook. In addition, there are photographs of scenes of Chinese communities and YWCA activities.

Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1948; 1986

China: Physical education, circa 1915-1932

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Photographs of physical education programs at young women's Christian associations in China. These programs include athletics such as track and field, gymnasium classes and outdoor recreation. In addition, the YWCA in China operates a training school for physical education that trains leaders in the field. Photographs include images of physical education classes, college athletics and classes of the national training schools.

Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1932

China: Snapshots from Ella Bennett, circa 1934-1940

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs taken by Ella Bennett, a YWCA of the USA representative working in China. Ms. Bennett documented the work of the young women's Christian associations in China, the people she encountered and the scenes around her. Some photographs have brief descriptions or identifying information but many are unidentified.

Dates of Materials: circa 1934-1940

China: Staff and volunteer groups, circa 1919-1940

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of local and international staff working with young women's Christian associations in China. Photographs include individual and group portraits as well as photographs of staff meetings and conferences. Also included is a photograph of Madame Chiang Kai Shek remotely delivering an address to the YWCA of the USA convention in Columbus, Ohio.

Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1940

China: Women at work, undated

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women at work and taking part in YWCA employment services. Young women's Christian associations in China may offer vocational guidance and classes in typing and job skills.

Dates of Materials: undated

Clippings concerning industrial program controversy, 1920-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the well-being and working conditions of women and girls in industry. In addition to providing activities and services to industrial girls the department develops program and policy concerning the labor movement. In 1920 in reaction to resolutions and actions of the Cleveland Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. the magazine "Industry" releases an article exposing the "radical" ideals of the Industrial Department's...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

College and University Division Executive Committee minutes, 1965-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 372, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee of the College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Executive Committee is responsible for developing programs, plans and policy that align with the actions of the National Student Assembly and the National Student Council and carry out the mission of the National Student YWCA. These responsibilities include implementing the actions of the assembly and council, providing advisory services to student associations and...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1968

College and University Division personnel committees minutes, 1961-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 372, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents

Minutes of meetings of the College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Personnel Committee for National Staff (1965-1968), Personnel and Finance Committee (1957-1958) and Personnel and Training Committee (1961-1968). The committees are responsible for the training, recruitment and development of national student staff. Meetings include discussion and review of training programs, employee needs, personnel policy and job descriptions. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1968

Colombia, circa 1965-1971

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, conferences, activities and leaders in Colombia. The programs of the YWCA in Colombia serve women and young girls and include opportunities for learning new skills, community service, community development, recreation, social activities and leadership development training. Many photographs are attributed to taken by Cecilia Correa.

Dates of Materials: circa 1965-1971

Colombia, Dutch Guiana and Peru, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian association activities in Colombia, Dutch Guiana (Surinam) and Peru. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division supports the establishment and development of YWCA associations in many countries. Correspondence concerning Peru and Colombia consider the possibility and likelihood of establishing associations in those countries. In addition, correspondence from Peru concerns the exchange of students and learning opportunities. In Surinam, YWCA...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1950

Colorado, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 255, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, program and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Boulder, Colorado Springs, Colorado as well as the Colorado Town and Country association, formerly the Colorado district. The administration and development of the associations is documented in basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports for the associations are more narrative in nature and include program descriptions, reports of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Colorado, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 255, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, program and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Denver and Pueblo, Colorado. The administration and development of the associations is documented in basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports for the associations are more narrative in nature and include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Additional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Colorado, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Colorado. Documents concerning the state of Colorado as whole include governing documents for the state association of Colorado, a report of a study of the state's population, services and communities and correspondence and reports regarding youth services in Colorado. Boulder and Colorado Springs materials concern their affiliation, constitutions and governing documents, assessments and descriptions of association...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Colorado, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Administrative records, correspondence, programs and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Denver, Colorado. Administrative records and governing documents include constitutions, association facts sheets and lists of staff and volunteers. Documents concerning the Denver YWCA building include dedication ceremony programs and correspondence regarding building use and need. Reports of studies conducted include the Program Planning Study, Standards Study, Group Work Study and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

Colorado, circa 1901-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Visitation reports, correspondence and programs from the Denver YWCA and documents concerning additional Young Women's Christian Associations and branches in Denver, Colorado. The Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the Denver YWCA is a part of the Denver YWCA serving the African American women and girls there. Constitutions, bylaws, visitation reports and correspondence concern the structure and organization of the branch, its relationship to the Denver YWCA and assessments of its program and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1901-1950

Colorado, circa 1919-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Visitation reports, constitutions and documents concerning the affiliation and disaffiliation of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Fort Collins, Grand Junction and Montrose, Colorado. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1938

Colorado, circa 1920-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Pueblo, Colorado. Documents include governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws, fact sheets and association histories, correspondence, a completed residence survey and visitation reports. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1949

Colorado, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 325, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning registered YWCA clubs in Colorado followed by documents concerning the program, administration and development of the YWCA of Boulder and reports from a registered club in Canon City. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for Boulder. The administration and development of the YWCA of Boulder is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Colorado, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 325, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration and development of the YWCA of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The administration and development of the YWCA of Colorado Springs is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. In addition, history and administrative materials include documents concerning the association's disaffiliation and continued use the YWCA name. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Colorado, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 326, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration and development of the Colorado Town and Country District YWCA. The administration and development of the association is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. In addition, history and administrative materials include documents concerning the association's dissolution in 1968. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need....
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Colorado, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 326, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration and development of the YWCA of Denver, Colorado. The administration and development of the association 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 Rhetta Arter's 1969 report "YWCA Denver Dares," general correspondence, and reports concerning association...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Colorado, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 326, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration and development of the YWCA of Pueblo, Colorado, correspondence and reports concerning registered Y-Teen clubs in Las Animas, Rocky Ford, and Security, and inquiries into new organization in La Junta and Sterling. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for Pueblo. The administration and development of the Pueblo association is documented in basic standards reports,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Columbia, Uruguay and South America, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of a YWCA in Columbia, YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA of Uruguay, the Latin American Training School and YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in South America. Bernice Miller, advisory secretary to the YWCA of Uruguay, writes to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. reporting of her work, requesting support and advice and working out administrative matters. In addition, correspondence includes notifications of Ms. Miller's award of an Oberlin...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960