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Women -- Employment -- China

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

China: Classes, circa 1924-1971

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1971

China: Hostels, circa 1940-1949

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1949

China: Industrial, circa 1907-1941

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Photographs of the industrial program of young women's Christian associations in China. The industrial programs offer classes, recreation and social opportunities for women employed in idustries such as textiles and tabacco. For unemployed women, industrial centers are a place to develop skills and interact with others in similar situations and in rural areas, the industrial programs help groups of women establish cooperative cotton and wool productions. The photographs include women at...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1941

China: Women at work, undated

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates of Materials: undated