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Civil rights demonstrations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Advocacy: Demonstrations, parades, and protests, circa 1961-1996

 File — Box 1023: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387776], Folder: 2-5
Scope and Contents As part of their activities to work towards social, economic, and racial justice for all, the YWCA of the USA and its members participated in national and local demonstrations to raise awareness for issues important to the organization and its members. Photographed demonstrations include national events such as the 1963 March on Washington, the 1992 March for Women's Lives, and 1968 Solidarity day. Other marches and demonstrations address issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA),...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1996

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs and initiatives fighting racism, student movement actions against racism, a study of interracial Y-Teen conferences, and additional documents concerning interracial policy, committees and education efforts. Through the YWCA of the U.S.A. One Imperative passed at the 1970 national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. made the elimination of racism their priority for the following triennium. Program packets, pamphlets and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. internal issues of racism and race relations as well as their involvement in the civil rights movement and activism. These initiatives address racism towards Native Americans and Mexican Americans but the majority of the materials specifically address racism faced by African Americans. Articles and reports concerning economic and social conditions faced by Native Americans in the United States include several reports of the Menominee people and how...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1957 October-1962 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and annual reports from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Throughout the minutes and reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1957 October-1962 December

Race and racial justice: Miscellaneous activities and groups, circa 1960-1998

 File — Box 1026: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387750], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Photographs depicting the YWCA of the USA's leaders, programs, and conferences working towards the elimination of racism and the empowerment of black women including the Institute for Leadership in Intergroup Relations, Action Audit for Change workshop, acceptance ceremony for the Becky Cain Award for Vision, and Solidarity Day march.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1998