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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Columbia, Uruguay and South America, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of a YWCA in Columbia, YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA of Uruguay, the Latin American Training School and YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in South America. Bernice Miller, advisory secretary to the YWCA of Uruguay, writes to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. reporting of her work, requesting support and advice and working out administrative matters. In addition, correspondence includes notifications of Ms. Miller's award of an Oberlin...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

South America, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations in South America. 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 submitted to the International...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Uruguay, 1931-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports from staff in Uruguay and additional documents concerning YWCA activities in Uruguay. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Uruguay with financial grants, sending secretaries to serve as leaders, trainers and advisors by inviting secretaries from Uruguay to visit the United States. Staff reports describe the YWCA activities in Uruguay, assess current and future needs, make recommendations and request further resources and staff. The YWCA of Uruguay...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950

Uruguay, circa 1921-1977

 File — Box 1022: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387719], Folder: 2-4
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association members, programs and activities in Uruguay. Photographed programs and activities include camps for girls, recreation, dances, conferences, nursery schools, and classes.

Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1977

Uruguay, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Uruguay and the advancement and development of the women of Uruguay. Beginning around 1920 with visits from foreign YWCA secretaries, the YWCA of Uruguay provides a space for women and girls to gather and offers housing, dining facilities, recreation opportunities, classes, camps and more. Reports and correspondence assess the current YWCA work in Uruguay, make recommendations for the future, and discuss matters concerning the staffing, organization and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

World Emergency, circa 1940-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. 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. In Brazil, YWCA war relief activities include service to military and seamen and cooperation with the USO. Letters...
Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1945