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Young Women's Christian associations -- Greece

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Greece, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 62, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Greece. The YWCA of the U.S.A. sends secretaries to serve in Greece as leaders, advisors, trainers and program developers. The narrative accounts from the secretaries sent back to the United States contain vivid descriptions of the setting, the status of the women and girls of Greece and social and political challenges affecting the people of Greece. Theodora Isaakidon's documents include diary entries describing the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Greece, circa 1920-1973

 File — Box 1008: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388030], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and services in Greece. Early work in Greece focuses on war relief and aid to refugees. The photographs show refugee camps, Greek, Armenian and Turkish refugees, and examples of relief efforts. Several photograph show crowds in front of a palace in Athens waiting for admission. Later YWCA activity takes on a form more familiar to established clubs around the world. The YWCA offers classes, child care and recreation.

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1973

Greece and Hong Kong, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Greece and Hong Kong. Following World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. sends representatives to work with the YWCA of Greece and its branches. Annual reports provide the social, economic, political and educational context for women in Greece prior to describing the work of the associations and reporting on any challenges and cooperative relationships. The YWCA School of Social Work in Greece is established to train social workers to...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Report on the survey of the work of the Young Men's Christian Association and Young Women's Christian Association of Greece, 1930

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 354, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The report of the survey of the YWCA and YMCA in Greece is a cooperative effort of the two organizations giving historical context to the development of the YWCA and YMCA in Greece, describing the needs of the people and summarizing the work of the YWCA and YMCA in meeting those needs.The report is organized by geographic community and includes an appendix containing "notes on the effects of almost 500 years of Turkish subjugation."

Dates of Materials: 1930