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Turkey

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Thailand, Turkey, and West Indies, 1961-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations in Thailand, Turkey and the West Indies. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and visitation reports...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1969

Turkey, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Beginning with war relief efforts following World War I, the YWCA of the U.S.A. works in Turkey to develop the Istanbul Service Center for the spiritual, physical, mental and intellectual well-being of the women and girls. The centers provide housing, education opportunities, activities where women and girls from different background can socialize, job and skills training and summer camp activities. The American staff serving in Turkey assist by acting in leadership positions and serving as...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Turkey, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. The YWCA of the U.S.A. develops service centers in Turkey to serve the women there and to provide opportunity for education, physical recreation and health, spiritual growth, employment and skill training and fellowship with other women from diverse backgrounds. The YWCA activities in Turkey also include Girl Reserve clubs for young girls as well as summer camps and special programs. Correspondence and reports from...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Turkey, circa 1913-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. The YWCA of the U.S.A. develops service centers in Turkey to serve the women there and to provide opportunity for education, physical recreation and health, spiritual growth, employment and skill training and fellowship with other women from diverse backgrounds. The YWCA activities in Turkey also include Girl Reserve clubs for young girls as well as summer camps and special programs. Correspondence and reports from...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1938

Turkey, 1910-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 64, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. They YWCA of the U.S.A. begins an interest in the women of Turkey prior to World War I and begins official work as part of the war relief efforts. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the service centers in Turkey financially as well as by sending secretaries to act as leaders and advisors and to report back on YWCA activity to the United States. The aims of the service centers are to provide a place for the mental, physical and intellectual...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1950

Turkey, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Annual and quarterly reports concerning young women's Christian associations in Turkey, secretaries' correspondence and reports from Turkey and additional documents concerning association development and program. Reports to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. describe the political, social and economic conditions in Turkey, association progress and challenges and the needs of the women of Turkey. Advisory secretaries working Turkey write to the Foreign Division to report on their...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Turkey: Buildings, circa 1954-1989

 File — Box 1019: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387537], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Photographs of buildings and communities in Turkey including images of young women's Christian associations.

Dates of Materials: circa 1954-1989

Turkey: Camping and recreation, circa 1920-1970

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association camp and recreation programs in Turkey including a 1932 scrapbook of the summer camp of the Istanbul service centers, Cadde Bostan.

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1970

Turkey: Children, circa 1950-1973

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs of programs for children and teens at young women's Christian associations in Turkey. Programs photographed include services for orphans, day care, kindergartens, a children's library, recreation programs, day camps, nursery care for children of women prisoners and Girl Reserves.

Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1973

Turkey: Classes, circa 1926-1969

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 5-6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of vocational training classes at young women's Christian associations in Turkey. Photographed classes include typing, languages, sewing, and shorthand.

Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1969

Turkey: Constantinople, circa 1920-1964

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 7-9
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, buildings, services and activities in Turkey as well as photographs of local people, scenes, and buildings. Early YWCA photographs feature programs at the Garden of Happiness camp, Pera Gymnasium, and Stambul Garden centers and later photographs include other programs and centers in Istanbul and vocational training.

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1964

Turkey: Miscellaneous, circa 1945-1983

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Photographs of special events and services of young women's Christian Associations in Turkey. Photographs include an image of American prisoners of war in the YWCA of Istanbul, a photograph of a YWCA member looking a silver tray, a photograph of a woman at an art show and a series of photographs taken at the sixtieth anniversary of the Amerikan Lisan Ve Sanat Dersanesi.

Dates of Materials: circa 1945-1983

Turkey: Smyrna and Cilicia, circa 1921-1923

 File — Box 1020: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387594], Folder: 11-12
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and activities in the areas of Smyrna and Cilicia in addition to photographs of the local people and living conditions followed by a series of photographs documenting the plight of the refugee after the Great Fire of Smyrna. YWCA photographs mostly feature young women enjoying summer camp activities. Additional photographs of Smyrna and Cilicia include images of refugee families and living conditions and well as scenes of landscapes...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1923

War Work Council Overseas Committee reports, 1919-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the oversight of war relief overseas being conducted through or supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports to the committee concerning work in Turkey and Armenia describe the social, economic, political and safety conditions faced by women and their families. In addition, the reports summarize and assess the success of work relief efforts including the work in housing, social...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1920

World Emergency, circa 1939-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in India, Southeast Asia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal and Sweden. 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. Correspondence and report from secretaries...
Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1946