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War relief -- China

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

China: Health and nutrition, Circa 1930-1950

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents As a result of war and food shortages in China local children and adults are in need of food assistance and community health services. The young women's Christian associations in China help fill the needs by organizing milk stations for daily supplemental nutrition, community meals, nursery care for young children of working mothers and family health services. Photographs include images of children drinking their milk rations, community service proejcts and a photograph of university...
Dates of Materials: Circa 1930-1950

China: Miscellaneous, circa 1915-1948, 1986

 File — Box 1005: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387891], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association members and activiites in China. Young women's Christian associations in China serve its women and girls through clubs, education programs and community services. During times of war, the YWCAbecome vital hubs for communities. The YWCA war services and the effect of the war on its community is documented and described in an unbound scrapbook. In addition, there are photographs of scenes of Chinese communities and YWCA activities.

Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1948; 1986

China: Refugees and family sufferers, circa 1928-1939

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

Photographs of young women's Christian associations programs for refugees and family sufferers in China. During times of war, conflict and famine, young women's Christian associations provided aid and support to refugees and famine sufferers, especially in rural areas. Photographs document those affected by such conditions, residents in refugee camps and rural programs.

Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1939

World Emergency, 1939-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 75, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in China, Czechoslovakia, the Dutch East Indies and Estonia. 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. Where there are established YWCA centers, regular YWCA programming is continued as...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1946