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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Girl Reserve, 1917-1932

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve patriotic leagues and personnel. The Patriotic League was involved in the war effort for World War I. Materials include parade plans, instructions for how girls can be patriotic, newspaper and press clippings, Junior Council bulletins, programs for a rally at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, and other materials. The personnel section includes data on employees including age, education, training, salaries and wages, job analysis, job...
Dates of Materials: 1917-1932

Girl Reserve, 1939-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve studies including, "The job of the younger girls' secretary in the YWCA" by Ada C. Morgan, "Best Girl Reserve Methods", and regional studies for the Central, East Central, and Northeast regions. studies provide an overview of the methods used, goals of the study, tables and analysis of results, and discussions of results. The secretaries study analyzes the position of the secretary as supervisor of Girl Reserve leaders and their role and effectiveness to the...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1944

Industrial, 1919-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department program and administration covering the southern industrial situation, secretary job analysis and staff meetings. Southern situation materials concern conditions faced by Southern industrial workers, particularly those in the textile industry. Included in these documents are reports on working conditions, discussion of progress made and methods used, an address by Sherwood Anderson at an industrial institute, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946