Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Photographs of the YWCA of the USA Summer Youth Demonstration Project, a project that provided employment experience and support services to young women ages 16-19 who were not in school and unemployed. The project was funded by the United States Department of Labor. Photographed project components include discussion sessions, and job skills training and photographs also include leaders and personnel on the project and a series of photographs from the St. Louis, Missouri project.
Proposal from the YWCA of Jersey City to the United States Office of Economic Opportunity for the implementation of a Job Corps program.
The Vocational Guidance Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the vocational guidance program and services for YWCA of the U.S.A. members. Their meetings include review of publicity and educational materials, discussion of vocational services offered, review of vocational guidance needs and convention and conference planning.