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Young Women's Christian associations -- Liberia

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1961-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and development of young women's Christian associations in Rhodesia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has sent secretaries to advise and direct the development of the association in Rhodesia. In their correspondence and reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. they describe the needs of the women and girls of Rhodesia in addition to the political and racial context in which they are operating. Many letters comment on the effect of the political tensions with Northern and...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1963

Africa, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 47, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division work in Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa. American secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries to train leaders, develop programs for women, address local needs, and work towards the development of women in other countries. The foreign program emphasizes working with women and their cultural and local customs. During the conflict in Ethiopia with Italy YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work to aid local women and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Liberia, circa 1949-1970

 File — Box 1015: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387412], Folder: 5-6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and scenes of rural and urban life in Liberia. YWCA photographs include board members, conferences, and meetings, program activities, teenage programs, and buildings. Several photographs feature YWCA of the USA secretary Vera Volz working with members of the YWCA in Liberia. Materials include a folder of negatives that were not digitized.

Dates of Materials: circa 1949-1970