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Business, Professional and Industrial Experimentation Committee minutes and reports, 1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 224, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business, Professional and Industrial Experimentation Committee. The committee meets to discuss research and studies concerning work conditions, personal, social and professional conditions of employed women and applies the results to experimenting with new programs. Meetings discuss findings, challenges and successes and prioritize projects. 

Dates of Materials: 1949

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1946-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the combined work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business, Professional and Industrial Women. As the number of women in business and other professions rose and their memberships in YWCA's grew, industrial participation seemed to diminish and Business and Professional and Industrial departments begin to recommend combining the departments. To this end, a systematic and thorough study commenced. This process is documented through reports, notes, correspondence, and...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1949

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1948-1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. experimental work with business, professional and industrial women. Materials concern studies of the business, industrial, and professional woman on topics such as motivation for working, ethics in the workplace, effects of class and status on work with employed women, and the self evaluation of local associations. Self evaluations are arranged by region then city. Also included are detailed descriptions of study methodology, analysis of results, and...
Dates of Materials: 1948-1952

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1946-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Summer and weekend conference materials for work with industrial and professional employed women. Combined business and industrial work conferences provide a chance for girls to meet other employed girls from their region, share ideas, engage in discussions, and learn about topics of emphasis. In addition, conferences offer outdoor and indoor recreation, worship and devotions, as well as songs and dramatics. Materials summarize discussions and lectures, assess conference facilities, assess...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1951

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1949-1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the join meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Employed Women's Coordinating Council, National Industrial Council, and National Business and Professional Council. The National Employed Women's Coordinating Council meets to discuss and decide on matters common between the Business and Industrial Councils. Meetings concern program emphasis, organization, leadership, and unity across groups. Business and Professional and Industrial Councils meet separately to...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1952

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1941-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women. A staff handbook for YWCA staff working with business, professional, and industrial women outlines job duties, describes the mission and purpose of work with employed women, describes activities that may be required, and provides a detailed picture of what is expected as a YWCA employee working with employed women. Other materials include conference planning, project materials and histories of work with employed women.

Dates of Materials: 1941-1951

Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1911-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 8, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the central field, covering Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. Reports from field work secretaries assess the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the regions. Committee minutes describe the submitted reports, authorize and discuss budgets and pass motions relevant to the department. In the...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1921

Clippings concerning industrial program controversy, 1920-1921

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Scope and Contents The Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the well-being and working conditions of women and girls in industry. In addition to providing activities and services to industrial girls the department develops program and policy concerning the labor movement. In 1920 in reaction to resolutions and actions of the Cleveland Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. the magazine "Industry" releases an article exposing the "radical" ideals of the Industrial Department's...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

Committee on Women Workers and World Emergency Fund Committee minutes, 1940-1949

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 380, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on Women Workers and World Emergency Fund Committee. The Committee on Women Workers meets to discuss issues concerning labor practices that have arisen due to war work demands during World War II and the needs of women war workers. The World Emergency Fund Committee is responsible for the material and financial support for war relief, managing the relief fund, creating policy concerning the use of the fund and working with local and regional...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1949

Community Division, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Branch and center materials concern work with African American women, Asian American women and International Institutes serving women immigrants. A history of the development of the branches and their purpose in addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1950

Community Division, 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the formation and organization of metropolitan and small associations. Descriptions of organizational structure are provided as well and overviews of how the associations relate to other parts of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1950

Conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents, lists...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Conferences, 1922-1929

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations to YWCA communities. Materials also address the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1929

Conferences, 1911-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Conference materials for city and eastern (Silver Bay) communities conferences and area staff meetings. City and eastern community conferences concern their unique work for their constituents, allow for the exchanging of programming ideas and materials, address challenges to city associations, and discuss the organizational structure of local associations and their relation to other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community meetings bring together YWCA of the U.S.A. employees and members...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1948

Conferences, 1912-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Conference documents for YWCA of the U.S.A. Executive Directors conferences, general regional conferences, and general secretaries' conferences. These regional conferences meet to discuss the national YWCA of the U.S.A. emphasis and program directives and assess interpretation to the local associations. In addition, conferences discuss the importance of religion to the organization, discuss problems encountered in specific regions, clarify the relationships to the national organization and...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1950

Conferences, 1942-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Materials demonstrate efforts of leaders and the national organization to achieve interracial conferences and to discuss problems of racism and race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. International...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1948

Conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. In addition, conferences look at how the ideas and aims of the National Board are realized in local associations. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Conferences, 1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents,...
Dates of Materials: 1937

Conventions, cancelled, 1944-1945

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning preparations for the cancelled Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme as discussed in the bulletins is "The Times Demand." This theme looks at the changing role of women and girls, the changing job environment, and the changing international situation and how YWCA women can respond to these changes. In addition, the convention was to address changes to the constitution as investigated by the...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Conventions, eighteenth, 1947-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Call to convention and workbooks for the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In the years following the war, the YWCA of the U.S.A. is facing disillusionment with the resulting international relations and political climate. International cooperation and work in foreign countries is discussed throughout the materials. To prepare delegates for the convention workbooks are sent ahead of time in addition to the National...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Pages 301 through the end of the stenotype proceedings of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention business sessions are a chance for delegates representing local associations to hear presentations and reports and vote on their adoption, adopt resolutions regarding YWCA activities or political standings, and elect leadership. The adoption of the public affairs program is included in this section of the proceedings....
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The published proceedings follow general convention business sessions where delegates, acting as representatives of local associations, discuss and vote on matters of national organization, responsibilities and governance. This includes revisions to the constitution continued from previous conventions, deciding on political and social positions,...
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Agricultural Assembly and the Business and Professional Assembly of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The assemblies meet to discuss matters of national importance, unite under an agreed upon program, elect leaders, and revise or adopt constitutions. The emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Agricultural Council are providing an opportunity to bring together rural girls and women from all...
Dates of Materials: 1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1948-1949

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Industrial Assembly of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Industrial Assembly convenes delegates representing industrial women to vote on and discuss national matters and to unite behind a common purpose. The theme of the assembly, "We have a job to do for peace," reflects the international outlook of the Industrial Department and the overall YWCA movement. In addition to issues of...
Dates of Materials: 1948-1949

Conventions, eighth, 1924

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Scope and Contents Official report of the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of American to their eighth national convention. Reports of the activities of divisions and departments of the YWCA of the U.S.A. include city, rural, student, industrial, business and professional, Girl Reserve, Native American, foreign-born, education, personnel, publicity and more. In addition, special reports are given concerning cooperation with the National Traveler's Aid Society, the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to the final adjournments including devotional exercises, addresses, business meetings and assemblies of special interest groups. The focus of the eighth convention concerns the woman's role in national and international movements and the role of religion in their lives. YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports from the National Board concerning the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention focuses on the changing social, religious, and economic situation in the United States and beyond and include a strong focus on work with immigrants in cities, towns, and points of entry. These detailed reports provide background information and studies regarding in addition to giving an overview of resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenotype and official proceedings of the Eleventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks through final adjournment. Addresses, discussion, and actions focus on the themes of the changing religious, social, and economic conditions in the United States and how the work of the associations is effected. Work with immigrants in the United States as well as YWCA work in other...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Materials include reports and summaries of group discussions, the proposed program of study for the Public Affairs department, worship service programs, a program for an international night, and a general overview of the convention for those planning on attending. Group discussion topics include service to small and large associations, work in rural areas,...
Dates of Materials: 1930