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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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 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