Housing -- China
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
China: Buildings, circa 1913-1944
Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings, hostess houses, recreation facilities and residences in China.
China: Celebrations, ceremonies and pageants, circa 1919-1926
Photographs of celebrations, ceremonies and pageants of the young women's Christian associations in China. These special activities are part of the YWCA program and they highlight local customs, share international traditions and celebrate the life and people of the young women's Christian associations in China. Included are photographs of Christmas decorations, a halloween party, pageants, plays and a YWCA secretary's wedding photograph.
China: Hostels, circa 1940-1949
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.