Young Women's Christian associations -- Japan
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
YWCA executive and overseas official. The Eldri Dieson Papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, research notes, and scrapbooks primarily related to Dieson's work for the YWCA of the U.S.A. The bulk of the papers focus on Dieson's work for the YWCA's Foreign Division in Japan and in Chile.
The Japan section of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for studying the conditions for women and girls in Japan, identifying urgent needs and opportunities and determining the role of the YWCA in Japan. In addition, they support the National Committee of the YWCA of Japan in its development. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Japan describe the development of their work, the conditions in their community of work and possible future needs.
Photographs of the interiors and exteriors of young women's Christian association buildings in Japan.
Photographs of young women's Christian association camp programs in Japan. YWCA's host overnight and day camps for local women and girls. The camps offer a chance for outdoor recreation, handicraft, leadership training and relaxation. Photographs include images of the YWCA Camp at Lake Nojiri, participants in the working mother's camp, handicraft classes and camp groups.
Photographs of young women's Christian association celebrations, pageants and ceremonies in Japan. Included are photographs of Christmas pageants, World Fellowship Week programs and anniversary celebrations.
Photographs of young women's Christian association programs for children in Japan. These programs include child care, kindergartens, and recreation.
Photographs of domestic science, English language and vocational classes at young women's Christian associations in Japan.
Group photographs at young women's Christian association conferences in Japan.
Contact sheets of photographs taken at young women's Christian association clubs, programs and classes.
As part of their programs, young women's Christian associations in Japan offer classes and training in traditional Japanese customs such as flower arranging, tea ceremonies and calligraphy. Photographs depict participants and instructors in addition to tea ceremonies in progress.
Group photographs from young women's Christian association programs, clubs and activities in Japan. The photographs include images of YWCA classes, posed groups and special events.
These unbound scrapbook pages document the development of the Kure YWCA in a former navy building. A collaborative effort from the YWCA of Japan and advisory leaders from the YWCA of the USA, the YWCA of Kure brings Christianity and association programs to women in Kure. Among the influential leaders is Ms. Jean Begg. The scrapbook emphasizes the effect the programs have on the lives of women in the post-war society.
Photographs of young women's Christian association activities, buildings, groups and leaders in Japan and postcards depicting scenes from around Japan. Photographs of buildings include images of damage following an earthquake.
Many young women's Christian associations in Japan offer physical education and recreation programs as part of their regular activities. Photographs include images of girls and women participating in outdoor recreation, swimming, dancing, handicraft and games.
Photographs of program activities from young women's Christian associations in Japan. Photographs show women and teenage girls engaged in discussion groups and using association libraries and also include photographs from an association bazaar.
Group photographs and snapshots of the staff and volunteers of young women's Christian associations in Japan.
Y-Teen programs at young women's Christian associations in Japan provide an opportunity for teenage girls to participate in YWCA life. The program includes classes and discussion groups and teens participate in their own program planning. Photographs show Y-Teen members participating in club activities. Photographs include individual and group shots.
Photographs of Motoko Hayashi, a Y-Teen in the YWCA of Tokyo. The photographs present a story of the life of a Y-Teen in Japan and were created to acquaint American girls with the lives of girls in Japan. The accompanying descriptive profile introduces Motoko and her invovlement in the YWCA of Tokyo
Photographs of Taeko Matsutani, a Y-Teen in the YWCA of Tokyo. The photographs present a story of the life of a Y-Teen in Japan and were created, along with a descriptive profile of Taeko, to acquaint American girls with the lives of girls in Japan.