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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:

YWCA, circa 1889-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 157, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history of young women's Christian Associations and the YWCA of the U.S.A., the incorporation of the organization and age ranges for membership. Historical essays and outlines include timelines of notable events in the women's movement and Young Women's Christian Associations, a brief history of the United States, religion and the YWCA of the U.S.A., and summaries of the work of the Young Women's Christian Associations. Documents concerning the age range of members...
Dates of Materials: circa 1889-1950

YWCA, circa 1913-1933

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 157, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the membership basis for the YWCA of the U.S.A., World YWCA and YMCA. The YWCA of the U.S.A. begins with a membership requirement of membership in an evangelical Christian church and eventually includes and adopts a personal statement of religion. Memorandums, pamphlets, reports and meeting minutes include discussion of the role of the organization as a Christian organization and its relationship to the church and discussion on the potential benefits and risks of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1933

YWCA, circa 1925-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 157, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Following the 1930 national YWCA of the U.S.A. convention, the basis commission is formed to study the alternate personal membership basis in associations other than student. The commission of representatives from across the organization collects data and input from local associations, studies and reports of membership basis practices and shares their results ultimately making presentations to the national convention and recommending that associations be given two years to implement the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1940

YWCA, 1913-1926

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 157, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the commissions to study the membership basis of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The first commission studies the adoption of a personal membership basis in the student associations to reflect the membership basis of the World YWCA. Following the adoption of the personal membership basis by the student associations a further commission is recommended at the 1920 Cleveland convention to study an alternate personal membership in local associations. Documents include meeting minutes...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1926

YWCA, circa 1920-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 157, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the practices, policies and trends in membership in the YWCA of the U.S.A. of corresponding members and industrial members. Correspondence, memorandums and reports of the Membership Commission address the membership practices and policies of the organization including proposed changes to the way the term member is used and who qualifies for membership. To allow for women and girls who do not live in a community with a local association to be members of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948

YWCA, circa 1925-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the practices, policies and procedures for membership in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations. The status of junior members, members under the age of eighteen, is discussed and studied to define their role in the organization and membership benefits. Reports and letters from local associations concerning their thought on junior membership are arranged alphabetically by city. To unite members in local associations and provide opportunities for collaboration,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1943

YWCA, circa 1915-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the practices, policies, administration and procedures for membership in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations. Included are documents concerning the meaning of participation as a member of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and increasing member participation, membership studies and reports, handbooks and suggestions for membership policy and practices and a historical summary of convention actions concerning membership. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1950

YWCA, circa 1920-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the policies of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in regards to its city associations, education programs, honoraria, interracial emphasis, membership and the national organization. Also included is an undated motto of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948

YWCA, circa 1917-1951

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Program refers to the activities, tools and facilities utilized to carry out the emphases of the organization and meet the needs of its members. Program pamphlets, notes, reports and handbooks assess the total program and the needs of member types, present the results of program studies and provide guidelines for assessing association program. Purpose statements and pamphlets concern the Christian purpose of the YWCA of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1951

YWCA, circa 1919-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship with the YMCA including the use of joint buildings and shared spaces and cooperation in health education and recreation. Minutes of meetings of the Council on Work and Relations with the YMCA, joint YMCA-YWCA meetings and Joint Committee meetings concern how the two organizations can cooperate, how their cooperative relationship is benefiting members and areas where the organizations wish to remain separate. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1946

YWCA, circa 1926-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and reports concerning the relationship between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YMCA including documents concerning the affiliation of joint YWCA-YMCA clubs with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and relationships between the two at the local association level. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1947

YWCA, circa 1937-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 158, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents National consultative committees are organized to consult on the relationship between YWCA and YMCA programs for high-school girls and boys at the national, state and local levels. In addition to consulting duties the committees may also have responsibility for program planning, dissemination of information, leadership training and coordination of activities. Included are meeting minutes and notes, correspondence, pamphlets and lists of communities and the programs available. In addition,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1937-1948

YWCA: Commission to study the YWCA as a Christian movement, 1962-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 321, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Chronological records of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Commission to Study the YWCA as a Christian Movement documenting the commission from its inception following a leadership consultation on the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A., through implementation and the commission's report. The documents are preceded by an index to the types of materials in the order they appear. 

Dates of Materials: 1962-1967

YWCA: Commission to study the YWCA as a Christian movement, 1964-1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 321, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Commission to Study the YWCA as a Christian Movement, an in-depth study of the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as a lay Christian organization open to all women and girls and what role Christianity plays in the organization and its associations. 

Dates of Materials: 1964-1966

YWCA: Commission to study the YWCA as a Christian movement, 1963-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 321, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Commission to Study the YWCA as a Christian Movement, an in-depth study of the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as a lay Christian organization open to all women and girls and what role Christianity plays in the organization and its associations. Correspondence from commission members and leaders include updates and reports to the commission, updates and reports on commission progress and correspondence to consultants. Minutes and reports of...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1967

YWCA: Commission to study the YWCA as a Christian movement, 1965-1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 321, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Responses from the central and eastern region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to the Commission to Study the YWCA as a Christian Movement, an in-depth study of the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as a lay Christian organization open to all women and girls and what role Christianity plays in the organization and its associations

Dates of Materials: 1965-1966

YWCA: Commission to study the YWCA as a Christian movement, 1965-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 321, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Responses from the southern and western region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to the Commission to Study the YWCA as a Christian Movement, an in-depth study of the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as a lay Christian organization open to all women and girls, followed by responses from all regions to "the Charleston letter." The letter, in reaction to the proposed change in purpose statement, objects to the perceived removal of the Christian purpose from the organization and conveys a feeling that...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1967

YWCA: Commission to study the YWCA as a Christian movement, 1964-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 321, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Letters in response to proposed changes in the purpose statement of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in connection with their Commission to Study the YWCA as a Christian Movement followed by additional commission documents. The proposed changes to the purpose statement recognizes the Christian roots of the organization while opening the purpose up to all women and girls. Letters from groups and associations share their reactions and offer suggestions and reactions range from support to rejection of...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1967

YWCA of the USA cooperation with YMCA of the USA minutes and reports, 1925-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of committees and commissions concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship and cooperation with the YMCA of the USA. While the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YMCA of the USA are in theory parallel organizations they run into areas of overlapping mission in areas of co-educational programs in addition to the YMCA of the USA conducting some programming for women in areas lacking a developed YWCA. Cooperative relationships may also include the shared use of facilities and...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1931

Zambia/Northern Rhodesia, circa 1960-1970

 File — Box 1022: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387719], Folder: 8-9
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, events, members and leaders in Zambia. Photographed programs and activities include kindergartens and other programs for young children, Y-Teen clubs and recreation, vocation and literacy classes for women, special events, opening ceremonies for a new building for the YWCA of the Copperbelt, and Buseko Home Industries Project. A series of photographs of the Botswana Regional YWCA Consultation is also included. The photographs...
Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1970

Zimbabwe/Rhodesia/Southern Rhodesia, circa 1960-1987

 File — Box 1022: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387719], Folder: 10-12
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, leaders, buildings, members, and activities in Zimbabwe. Photographed program activities include English language classes, Y-Teen clubs, childcare, and nurseries. Conferences and special events include the first All Africa Conference, a leadership training conference, the All Africa Youth Conference, and building openings and groundbreakings. Attached captions and markings on photographs use the geographic terms Rhodesia, Zimbabwe,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1987