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Women -- Employment

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 391 Collections and/or Records:

Industrial conferences, 1916-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department national conference for staff working with industrial constituency, a secretaries' seminar and secretaries' conferences. The national conference addresses such matters as recruitment and club involvement, how to beach reach and help industrial girls, various techniques and methods, how industrial work relates to the total YWCA, and resolutions passed. In addition data from a study of...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1947

Industrial conferences, 1922-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from weekend midwinter industrial conferences for the central and eastern regions arranged by region then year. Materials may provide attendance, committee, and demographic information, lists of resources to consult, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, resolutions and recommendations, devotions, and other activities. Discussion groups concern the work during World War II, the economic environments of the times, discrimination in and out of the workplace,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1950

Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous industrial conference material in addition to correspondence and reports from the Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers. Industrial conference materials include suggested by-laws for Industrial clubs, bulletins of conference resolutions, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, a work manual for conference secretaries and leaders, and other conference reports and summaries. Conferences address organizational matters, workers rights and treatment, education of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1946

Industrial Department reports, 1928-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Biennial reports of the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide an overview of the emphases for the term, summarize national program, assess program participation and success, and summarize the needs of the industrial woman. Regional and secretary report provide a more specific report of industrial program activities and policy in addition to descriptions of local industrial needs and challenges. 

Dates of Materials: 1928-1931

Industrial Department reports, 1924-1927

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Biennial reports of the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide an overview of the emphases for the term, summarize national program, assess program participation and success, and summarize the needs of the industrial woman. Regional and secretary report provide a more specific report of industrial program activities and policy in addition to descriptions of local industrial needs and challenges. 

Dates of Materials: 1924-1927

Industrial Department reports, 1930-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1931

Industrial Department reports, 1929

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1929

Industrial Department reports, 1928

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Industrial Department reports, 1927

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1927

Industrial Department reports, 1926

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Industrial Department reports, 1925

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1925

Industrial Department reports, 1922-1924

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1924

Industrial Study Committee minutes and reports, 1935-1938

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

On the recommendation of the Philadelphia National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. a committee is organized to study the program of the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and evaluate how the department "translates into action the principles adopted by national conventions." The study makes recommendations concerning future development of the Industrial Department's program.

Dates of Materials: 1935-1938

Job Corps and Labor, 1965-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning two programs preparing young women for employment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Job Corps program provides lodging, basic education and job training for young women in need. The program is part of the initiative launched by the United States Department of Labor and the Economic Security Act. The YWCA of the U.S.A. program utilizes its existing structure and expertise to train Job Corps members, provide basic education for the completion of high school equivalency exams, give...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1969

Labor, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s policies and programs concerning employment for women. By the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s focus in labor issues turns to matters of equal opportunity, equal pay and policies surrounding the treatment of women in the workplace. Letters of concern or support sent to politicians demonstrate the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s stance on laws and policies. Additional advocacy and education initiatives include a consultation to discuss issues and laws...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Labor, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Youth employment project proposals submitted to the United States Department of Labor and additional documents concerning issues of employment opportunity and conditions for youth. Taking advantage of the opportunities arising from the Economic Opportunity Act, the YWCA proposes several projects for vocational guidance. The Employability Learning Centers proposal is described as an umbrella proposal supporting the Summer Youth Demonstration Project and Business Office Culture Project. Both...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Labor, 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Proposal and final report submitted to the United States Department of Labor for the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Summer Youth Demonstration Project. The project leverages the existing structure and strengths of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and it's local associations to provide employment experience and support services to young women ages 16-19 who are not in school and unemployed. 

Dates of Materials: 1967

Labor, 1964-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proposal to the United States Department of Labor for leadership training in the Work Incentive Program (WIN) and correspondence and statements concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s positions on labor laws and policy. The WIN proposal requests funding for training for local associations interested in participating in the program. It suggests utilizing the strengths of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations to establish a relationship with the WIN program and through that relationship and...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1968

Labor, 1934-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include descriptions and summaries of local association interactions with labor unions, policies and procedures regarding YWCA employees and unions, discussion of the relationship between the YWCA National Board and the Industrial Committee, and updates on ongoing labor cases. In addition, these materials contain educational materials for local associations regarding negotiation...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1947

Labor, circa 1908-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include policies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women, descriptions of services to workers, discussions of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s role in placement assistance and advice for girls looking for work. Materials regarding the Florence Simms scholarship fund include correspondence regarding the management of the fund. Discussions of the steel, textile, mining, and laundry...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1941

Labor, circa 1928-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning labor legislation, standards and strikes in the United States in addition to bulletins addressing unemployment and the Great Depression. Documents include educational materials for local associations, discussions and descriptions of YWCA of the U.S.A. positions labor issues and policies, suggestions for getting involved and advocating for causes, and data and reports from local groups and associations. In addition, materials include summaries of proposed or passed...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1944

Labor, circa 1928-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with employed women and labor matters. Materials provide data and analysis on working women and wages, discuss social implications of women in the workforce, address matters of married women and working mothers, report on various studies of wages and working women, and provide discussion guides for associations. In addition there are materials regarding women in the work force during World War II, and a pamphlet titled "What about the YWCA...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1945

Labor, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. and labor issues in the United States. Letters to political representatives and official statements of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concerning migrant labor in the United Sates document their position in support of or opposition to legislation. For women in the workforce, the YWCA of the U.S.A. advocates for equal pay, labor standards and opportunity. The report "Women in the 60's: Their job world" is an overview of a conference discussion the outlook...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Canton, Ohio through Muncie, Indiana. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. Material relating to Harlan, Kentucky...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Nashville, Tennessee through Rochester, New York. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. An example of works found here...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Saginaw, Michigan through Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work.

Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically with Buffalo, New York appearing first and Akron, Ohio through Brooklyn, New York in alphabetical order following. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Winston-Salem, North Carolina through Youngstown, Ohio. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. In addition, materials...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Laboratory Division, 1931-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Laboratory Division, the group responsible for collecting association statistics, preparing and conducting studies, and preparing and disseminating printed materials. Materials contain reports of the functions and duties of the Laboratory Division, reports from Laboratory Division members, discussion of methods and purpose, overviews of studies conducted, and recommendations for upcoming work.

Dates of Materials: 1931-1940

Leadership, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 112, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Convention materials for the meeting of The National Association of Employed Officers of the YWCA of the U.S.A. (N.A.E.O.). As the employee association for secretaries in the YWCA of the U.S.A., the N.A.E.O. meets to discuss fair labor practices, job evaluation and standards, employee relationships, diversity and job security. Also included are reports and notes from the Professional Standards Committee concerning their efforts to encourage and enable associations to adopt fair professional...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1940