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Women -- Jordan

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Indonesia, Iran, Italy and Jordan, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship to Indonesia, Iran, Italy and Jordan. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of its commitment to the global development of women supports the development of associations internationally through finance, resource exchanges and sending staff abroad. Correspondence from Indonesia requests materials from the YWCA of the U.S.A. to share with the Ministry of Education and Cultures Department on Women's Affairs. Correspondence concerning Iran...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1960

Jordan: Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, circa 1961-1998

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 2-3
Scope and Contents

The World YWCA center in the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp provides the women and girls living in the refugee camp with vocational guidance, basic education, nourishment, recreation and a place to belong. Photographs include images of the Queen Mother of Jordan and the Archbishop of Canterbury visiting the center, special mother's day pageants, women and girls participating in classes and recreation activities.

Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1998

Jordan: Creche figures, circa 1958-1964

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association members in Jordan refugee camps making figurines for Christmas creches. The young girls come to YWCA centers to learn the craft and earn money increasing their chances to reach sefl support. Included are photographs of sewing classes, creche figures and a visit by Geoffrey F. Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dates of Materials: circa 1958-1964

Jordan: General, circa 1960-1989

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Young women's Christian associations in Jordan provide services and programs for women and girls including refugee relief, vocational classes and childcare. Photographs include images of buildings, women practicing on looms and a childcare class.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1989

Jordan: Refugee camps, circa 1948-1983

 File — Box 1012: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387933], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Photographs of relief work in refugee camps in Jordan including Baqa'a, Madaba and Kalandia. Providing housing, nutrition, education and other essential needs to refugees is a collaborative effort between many organizations. Young women's Christian associations help in these efforts by maintaining centers in camps, providing education opportunity for young children and participating in aid projects. Photographs include images of United Nations UNRWA relief work, YWCA kindergartens,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1948-1983