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Brazil

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Brazil, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Brazil. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. aids and supports the development of associations in other countries through developing programs and leadership abroad with the help of American staff, financial support, advice and resource sharing. Reports and correspondence with secretaries in Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and San Paolo summarize and assess the YWCA activities and programs in...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Brazil, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 67, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, development and programs of young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Beginning in 1920 with the support of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA in Brazil is formed to help women and girls adapt to the changing social, economic and domestic conditions facing them. By providing health education skills training, recreation, social opportunities, meetings for employed women and other social services, the YWCA of Brazil seeks to provide a place "for all classes,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Brazil, 1918-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Brazil. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Brazil 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 Brazil and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in Brazil concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Argentina as well as arrangements for visits to the United States. Reports and...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1940

Brazil, 1931-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Brazil. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Brazil 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 Brazil and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in Brazil concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Argentina as well as arrangements for visits to the United States. Reports and...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1948

Brazil: Buildings, 1947-1962

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings in Brazil including images of active classes, programs and members.
Dates of Materials: 1947-1962

Brazil: Classes, 1958-1971

 File — Box 1002: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387909], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Photographs of youth and adult classes at young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Photographs include images of sooking, sewing and nutrition classes in addition to a recreation leadership course.
Dates of Materials: 1958-1971

Brazil: Conferences, 1962-1982

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian associations conferences, seminars and workshops in Brazil. Conferences bring together YWCA members from Brazil and international guests to discuss the role of the YWCA in Brazil, community development, literacy in Brazil and the role of the YWCA in Latin America. Photographs also include images of the forty-fifth anniversary celebration of the YWCA of Rio de Janeiro.
Dates of Materials: 1962-1982

Brazil: Local groups and scenes, circa 1943-1976

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 2-3
Scope and Contents Photographs young women's Christian associations residences, community work and classes in addition to photographs of scenes and landmarks in Brazil. Photographs of YWCA residences show women enjoying their everyday life at the YWCA including socializing, meals and preparing for the day. Additional photographs include community projects, group photographs, nursery care and YWCA classes.
Dates of Materials: circa 1943-1976

Brazil: Program Activities, 1932, 1954-1970

 File — Box 1003: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387420], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Photographs depicting everyday programs and special projects of the young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Regular programs of YWCA's serve girls and young adults through classes, recreation and residences. Special projects include community outreach and parties and special events.
Dates of Materials: Majority of material found within 1932, 1954-1970

South America, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations in South America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and visitation reports submitted to the International...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

World Emergency, 1936-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 76, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in Romania and South America. During World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with the World YWCA, YWCA organizations around the world, and other relief agencies to assist with the global cause. War relief activities include operating hostess houses, refugee relief, financial support, health aid and supplying provisions. Many refugees travel through or seek refuge in Romania and the YWCA assists in providing for the needs of the refugees....
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

World Emergency, circa 1940-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. During World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with the World YWCA, YWCA organizations around the world, and other relief agencies to assist with the global cause. War relief activities include operating hostess houses, refugee relief, financial support, health aid and supplying provisions. In Brazil, YWCA war relief activities include service to military and seamen and cooperation with the USO. Letters...
Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1945