Youth -- International cooperation
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
World Fellowship Week is a week dedicated to increasing international awareness and understanding throughout the World YWCA through the exchange of materials and through programming. Photographs include images of YWCA of the USA Y-Teens, local YWCA of the USA associations and international associations participating in World Fellowship Week activities such as craft projects, scrapbook making and special programs. Negatives are included in the materials but have not been digitized.
Photographs of World Fellowship Week vesper services and observance ceremonies at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. World Fellowship Week observances and vespers celebrate the international aspects of the YWCA of the USA as a member of the World YWCA. Participating members represent their home states and home countries in processions, ceremonies and fellowship.
Photographs of Girl Reserve clubs and YWCA clubs for teenage girls from around the world. All photographs are captioned.
Group photographs of teens participating in the United Nations study project, a program to "help young people recognize their role in international understanding."
Photographs of Y-Teens preparing for World Fellowship celebrations.
Photographs from the Third National Y-Teen Conference in Washington, DC including panels, activities, group sessions, arrivals, speakers, and selected portraits. Special conference activities included visits to selected embassies to increase international understanding and a folk song contest launched by folk singer Oscar Brand.
Issues of "Youth Bulletin," a World YWCA publication for youth leaders in the World YWCA. The publication collects and shares program materials from national associations. The program suggestions cover a wide range topics with an overarching theme of international understanding.