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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Germany, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Following World War I, YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries visit Germany and write letters and reports describing the economic and social conditions affecting the country and the women served by the YWCA. As Hitler rises to power, the YWCA of the U.S.A. takes interest in the political situation. The toll it takes on the citizens of Germany and the refugee crisis becomes important as more and more people are displaced. Correspondence and reports from the American Committee for Christian German...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Holland, circa 1921-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the Federation of Christian Associations of and for Women and Girls in Holland. The YWCA of the U.S.A. sends secretaries to Holland to observe YWCA work there and to train leaders and Dutch leaders are invited to the United States for conferences to share their experiences. As World War II approaches, focus shifts to the needs of those affected by the war.

Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1946

Netherlands, circa 1940-1949

 File — Box 1016: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387479], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings and housing programs in the Netherlands. Captions note the importance of housing and YWCA programs to women following World War II.

Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1949

World Emergency, 1940-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 76, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in Great Britain and Holland. 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. The YWCA of Great Britain assists civilians and the military at home and abroad. Correspondence and reports from the...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1946