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Recreation -- Turkey

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Near East, circa 1919-1931

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 64, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Formed to united the YWCA activities in the Middle East regions supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA in the Near East supports the physical, mental, social, intellectual and spiritual development of all women and girls in the area. The development of women and girls in the area is aided through recreation programs, summer camps, job and skills training and language classes. Due to unstable political situations the YWCA activities in the region also include a lot of work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1931

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: 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: 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