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Refugees -- Turkey

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Turkey, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Beginning with war relief efforts following World War I, the YWCA of the U.S.A. works in Turkey to develop the Istanbul Service Center for the spiritual, physical, mental and intellectual well-being of the women and girls. The centers provide housing, education opportunities, activities where women and girls from different background can socialize, job and skills training and summer camp activities. The American staff serving in Turkey assist by acting in leadership positions and serving as...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Turkey: Children, circa 1950-1973

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs of programs for children and teens at young women's Christian associations in Turkey. Programs photographed include services for orphans, day care, kindergartens, a children's library, recreation programs, day camps, nursery care for children of women prisoners and Girl Reserves.

Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1973

Turkey: Smyrna and Cilicia, circa 1921-1923

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 11-12
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and activities in the areas of Smyrna and Cilicia in addition to photographs of the local people and living conditions followed by a series of photographs documenting the plight of the refugee after the Great Fire of Smyrna. YWCA photographs mostly feature young women enjoying summer camp activities. Additional photographs of Smyrna and Cilicia include images of refugee families and living conditions and well as scenes of landscapes...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1923

World Emergency, circa 1939-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in India, Southeast Asia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal and Sweden. 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. Correspondence and report from secretaries...
Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1946