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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning programs of young women's Christian associations in Africa. 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 reports from visiting secretaries include program updates...
Dates of Materials: 1959-1970

Africa, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 47, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division work in Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa. American secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries to train leaders, develop programs for women, address local needs, and work towards the development of women in other countries. The foreign program emphasizes working with women and their cultural and local customs. During the conflict in Ethiopia with Italy YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work to aid local women and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Africa, 1953-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 230, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ethiopia. The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ethiopia is mainly through the Women's Education Project and an adult education center for women though correspondence does indicate an interest in developing a YWCA. These projects involve the cooperation of the International Cooperation Administration, the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the United States Government and the Ethiopian Government. Agreements between the involved parties...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1960

Ethiopia: General, circa 1959-1971

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Young women's Christian associations in Ethiopia. YWCA programs and activities provide much needed services for the women and girls in the community such as a vocational training school, classes in gardening, cooking and English, recreation opportunities and childcare. Photographs include images of YWCA buildings and facilities, vocational training school participants, YWCA leaders, special programs, ceremonies and classes.

Dates of Materials: circa 1959-1971

Ethiopia: Opening of the Asmara YWCA, 1967

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the opening of the Asmara YWCA in Ethiopia. The ceremonies and celebrations are attended by Emperor Haile Selassie and photographs show him receiving guests, touring the facilities and participating in inaugural ceremonies.

Dates of Materials: 1967

Ethiopia: Vocational training, circa 1960-1971

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association vocational training programs in Ethiopia. These schools offer classes in domestic arts, sewing, cooking, literacy and English. Photographs highlight class accomplishments and participants and include images of active classes and graduation ceremonies.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1971