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Women -- Employment

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 391 Collections and/or Records:

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 November-1917

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 8, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases...
Dates of Materials: 1907 November-1917

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 9, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1922

Education, 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning summer schools for industrial and office workers. Workers' education programs include lessons on economics, labor organizing, and topics relating to women workers with some classes taught by faculty of the hosting schools. Materials include lesson plans, program assessments, articles, and the "Manual for teachers in workers' education."

Dates of Materials: 1919-1941

Educational work of the YWCA, circa 1918-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Educational work in the YWCA of the U.S.A. takes on several forms and purposes but is part of their overall goal to develop the whole woman and girl. Education efforts are directed towards personal growth, social and economic issues, health, home economics and professional guidance. During the Depression, leisure time activities became important due to high levels of unemployment. Teaching the importance of leisure time activities and healthy and productive choices encourages personal growth...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1936

Employed women, circa 1896-1989

 File — Box 1024: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388063], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Photographs of YWCA of the USA employment training programs as well as photographs of employed women performing duties. Many of the photographs, especially early one feature secretarial training or women employed as secretaries. Additional photographs include nurses and nurses training and vocational guidance services. Photographs also include a series of photographs of Kay Crowley, an engineering aide at an aircraft factory during World War II.

Dates of Materials: circa 1896-1989

Employed women: Business Office Culture Project, 1968-1970

 File — Box 1024: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388063], Folder: 4-5
Scope and Contents The Business Office Culture Project was a special project of the National Board of the YWCA of the USA in cooperation with the United States Department of Labor to provide women age 17-25 with training in office skills and culture to increase their confidence and employability. Classes included training in speech, poise, typing, math, mimeograph, punch cards, and job interviews. Participating clubs were located in Dallas, Texas, Mt. Vernon, New York, St. Louis, Missouri, Tacoma, Washington,...
Dates of Materials: 1968-1970

Employed women: Clubs, circa 1905-1931

 File — Box 1024: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388063], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Group photographs of YWCA clubs for women employed in industry. Most photograph have simple identifying information on the reverse such as place or club name.

Dates of Materials: circa 1905-1931

Employed women: Conferences, circa 1908-1951

 File — Box 1024: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388063], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Photographs from regional YWCA of the USA conferences for women employed in industry or business including group photographs. Many conferences were held at camp grounds or similar recreation facitlities and photographs include images of women participating in outdoor recreation.

Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1951

Employed women: Job Corps-YWCA Extension Residence Program, 1967-1975

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents YWCA Job Corps was a program that provided lodging, basic education and job training for young women in need. The program was part of an initiative launched by the United States Department of Labor and the Economic Security Act. The YWCA of the USA program utilized its existing structure and expertise to train Job Corps members and provide basic education for the completion of high school equivalency exams, access to health care and counseling, and instruction in life skills through shared...
Dates of Materials: 1967-1975

Employed women: Mill villages work, circa 1900-1919

 File — Box 1025: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387834], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the USA and its associations conducted work at mill villages providing services, recreation, and clubs to women and their families living and working in mill villages. Photographs include images of women working in mills, mill village housing and camps, a secretary's house, and club programs. Photographed activities include recreation programs for children and adults, classes, and celebrations.

Dates of Materials: circa 1900-1919

Employed women: Non-Traditional Jobs for Women training programs, circa 1970-1979

 File — Box 1025: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387834], Folder: 13-14
Scope and Contents

Non-traditional jobs for women training projects provided skills training, counseling, and placement services for women entering into trades. Photographs include images of women engaged in learning and work including trades such as mechanics, machine operating, electronics and wiring, carpentry, building trades, plumbing, and telephone line work.

Dates of Materials: circa 1970-1979

Employment collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00456
Abstract Primarily printed materials and books, plus some unpublished writings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, pertaining to employment issues and specific occupations of women primarily in the U.S. and England. Topics include affirmative action, sex discrimination, labor organizing, child labor, immigrant workers, women in industry, jury duty, wartime work, Social Security, and protective legislation. Over eighty occupations represented include: law, academics, social work, sciences,...
Dates of Materials: 1817 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1920-1976

Fields and field work, 1896-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Field committees represent the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in established areas of the country connecting areas under the united work of the National Board and national YWCA movement. Field representatives visit their designated areas, provide assistance to local associations and report to the National Board. In addition, recommendations are made regarding the formation and organization of new associations and documents discuss the relationship between field committees, local...
Dates of Materials: 1896-1921

Grace Hoadley Dodge papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00603
Abstract

Social welfare worker, Philanthropist, Educator. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and primarily include biographical writings about Grace Dodge and clipping scrapbooks containing articles by Grace Dodge and about her activities and concerns (1882-1914). The scrapbooks focus on Dodge's efforts on behalf of "working girls" in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century urban areas.

Dates of Materials: 1882-1995; Majority of material found within 1882-1915

Household employment, circa 1911-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment, or domestic service, including agreements, articles and talks, attitude of employees, bibliographies, bulletins, committee, complaints and conferences. Materials address fair working agreements, wages, treatment of workers, trends in employment of women, the nature and history of domestic work, benefits and health insurance for domestic workers, fair working conditions, and other matters. The complaints materials document complaints from domestic...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1945

Household employment, circa 1925-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment including employer-employee relationships, international issues, health examination, history, and legislation. Employee relations documents the relationship between both parties and records issues with treatment and fair employment. Foreign materials gather information regarding domestic or household workers outside of the United States. Documents in the health examination subject file address the requirement that all domestic workers undergo a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1941

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Akron, Ohio through Duluth, Minnesota. Listing includes Canada and materials include questionnaires surveying domestic workers' hours, wages, and treatment, educational materials for employees and employers, legislative information, activities, and reports on local domestic worker problems.

Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Elizabeth, New Jersey through Knoxville, Tennessee. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Lancaster, Pennsylvania through Omaha, Nebraska. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Pasadena, California through Youngstown, Ohio. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those workers....
Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, circa 1915-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including the National Committee on Household Employment, the National Council on Household Employment, women of color in household employment, placement, program, projects, reports, resolutions and recommendations, standards and studies. A report from the Journal of Negro History titled "Negroes in Domestic Service" details the condition of African American employment in domestic service providing statistics on employment...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1941

Household employment, circa 1915-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including training, government training, unions, and additional program materials. Training materials provide documentation on training practices for domestic employment and include, baking, cleaning, child care, and other topics. Government training materials are those training materials specifically created by the Works Progress Administration for training centers. Union materials document the YWCA's efforts to aid in the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1946

Independent Woman, 1922 February, 1931 - 1953

 File
Identifier: (OCoLC)8292307
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The SSC Periodicals Collection includes over 1,500 titles of current and historical, U.S. and international women's magazines, newsletters, and other serials dating from the 18th century to the present. Among these are Ladies' Companion (1840-1844), Woman's Journal (1870-1916), Lucifer: The Light Bearer (1897-1901), Eugenesia (Mexico, 1943-1945), ...
Dates of Materials: 1922 February; 1931 - 1953

Industrial, 1936-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Eastern region industrial conference materials including schedules of events, talks, and programs, member statistics and demographics, statements from workers, discussion questions regarding race, employment, working conditions, civil liberties, and other matters, newsletters summarizing the conference, and more. Camp songs, dramas, and schedules can also be found in these materials. The conference materials reflect the issues faced by working girls during the time. These issues may include...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1939

Industrial, 1918-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Articles, budgets and bulletins concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women and girls employed in industry. Articles are clippings or entire articles relating to the industrial work with employed women and their families. Industrial budgets materials concern fair wages and cost of living for employed women and may include sample budgets for fair standards of living, discussion of current wages and living standards in the United States and around the world, working conditions of various...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1931

Industrial, 1915-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Club Council reports arranged by region. Reports summarize recommended activities and initiatives, discuss club organization and news, discuss effective programming for employed women, and report on industrial issues. Reports also discuss fair wages, labor laws, child labor, and education of employed women. The Federation of Industrial Clubs documents the organization of programming for employed women and women in industrial work. Handbooks and pamphlets discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1928

Industrial, 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department committees, inquiry commission and constituency. Committee materials address operations of the committee, personnel matters, discuss program initiatives with industrial and employed women, note policy changes, and report on efforts made for industrial work and workers. In addition, the committee handbook is included, outlining the purpose, functions, goals, and organization of the committee. The Inquiry commission documents detail...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1950

Industrial, 1936-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department conference programs and materials for the central region conferences arranged by year. Conference programs and other materials discuss the employment issues faced at the time and may include issues of race, religion, nationality, fair wages, employment during World War II, working conditions, job training, education, and other needs. Materials also discuss the organization of the industrial council, promote national initiative, inform conference...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1942

Industrial, 1922-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and other materials from central region YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial conferences arranged by year. Conference materials may include summaries of talks and lectures given, discussion of how to effectively engage women and girls in political and social activism, demographics and statistics regarding club membership, devotions and prayers, and discussion of the pressing issues of the time. In addition, materials may discuss current legislation relating to employed women,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1935

Industrial, 1943-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department regional conference programs and materials for the east central region arranged by year. Conference programs, proceedings, minutes, and other materials discuss the employment issues faced at the time and may include issues of race, religion, nationality, fair wages, employment during World War II, working conditions, job training, education, and other needs. Conference materials also concern the administration, recruiting, programming, and...
Dates of Materials: 1943-1950