Refugees -- Germany
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Germany, circa 1920-1950
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Following World War I, YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries visit Germany and write letters and reports describing the economic and social conditions affecting the country and the women served by the YWCA. As Hitler rises to power, the YWCA of the U.S.A. takes interest in the political situation. The toll it takes on the citizens of Germany and the refugee crisis becomes important as more and more people are displaced. Correspondence and reports from the American Committee for Christian German...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950
Germany, circa 1951-1960
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in Germany. Following World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. works in Germany to develop YWCA centers and programs and aid in reconstruction and relief efforts. An annual report covering January 1951 through January 1952 describes the legal, social and economic status of women in Germany setting the context of their work prior to reporting on the specific activities of the YWCA in Germany. Administrative...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. activity in Germany. Correspondence concerning Fay Allen and Sue Stille, two secretaries working in Germany after World War II include the administrative aspects of their positions in addition to the work they are carrying out. In addition to sending representatives to work in Germany, the YWCA of the U.S.A. invites trainees to the United States and assists German women visiting the United States with an interest in or connection to the YWCA....
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960
Germany: General, circa 1945-1959
File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings and programs in Germany. Following World War II young women's Christian associations in Germany become a place for people of all ages to gather. The World YWCA sends workers to assist in establishing programs and donate materials that local women then reuse and repurpose into clothing. Several photographs show women piecing American neckties into skirts. Additional photographs shor the Neighborhood House in Berlin, a center known...
Dates of Materials: circa 1945-1959