Women -- Lebanon
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Interior and exterior photographs of young women's Christian association buildings in Lebanon. Photographs also include images of women at a new building site in Beirut.
Photographs from young women's Christian association conferences and group meetings in Lebanon.
Photographs of young women engaged in craft and art programs at young women's Christian associations in Lebanon. Many photographs are of the YWCA Vocational Training School in Beirut.
Photographs of domestic skills programs at young women's Christian associations in Lebanon teahcing skills such as dressmaking, cooking, child care and sewing. Many photographs are from the YWCA Vocational Training School in Beirut.
Photographs of young women's Christian association health education and health service programs including a camp for undernourished children, food distribution services, child care services and health clinics. Materials include a folder of negatives that were not digitized.
Photographs of general young women's Christian association program activities in Lebanon as well as photographs of the countryside and Beirut. Also included are two photographs of Greek and Armenian refugees in Lebanon.
Photographs of young women's Christian association vocational education programs for women. Programs include typing skills, literacy, interview methods, and supplemental education and are geared towards women working in any field including industry or business domestic service. Many photographs are from the Beirut Vocational Training School. Materials include a folder of negatives that were not digitized.
The report of the study, "The Status of Women in Lebanon" takes a detailed look at the rights of women in addition to the social and religious customs affecting their lives. Correspondence and reports update the YWCA of the U.S.A. offices and associations of the work being done, seek additional staff or finances, arrange travel to the United States for Syrian trainees and assess future needs for association work.