Leadership in women
Found in 2241 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.