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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Business and professional conferences, 1929-1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the southern region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the southern summer conferences. In addition, materials include data concerning the...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1937

Business and professional conferences, 1936-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the southwest region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and area weekend conferences for Alabama-Louisiana-Mississippi, Arkansas and Arizona. Weekend conferences are held between regional summer conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1942

Business and professional conferences, 1936-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in California, Colorado, Wyoming, Florida and Northern and Southern Illinois. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

Business and professional conferences, 1930-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Indiana, the Inland Empire (Idaho, Utah, Washington and Oregon), Kansas-Missouri, Kentucky-Tennessee, Michigan and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1948

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Eastern and Western New York, New Jersey and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1950

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and Professional clubs,...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1924-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Texas-Louisiana, the Tri-State area (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota), Virginia and West Virginia. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1946

Business and professional women, 1926-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Asilomar and Central (Camp Grey, Michigan) areas of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Conference minutes, reports, and bulletins give an overview of the events that occurred at the conferences, summarize business conducted, report on outcomes, and make suggestions for future conferences. In addition, materials summarize or transcribe lectures and discussions groups from the conferences. Many discussions concern...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1936

Business and professional women, 1933-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the east central region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together employed girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the east central conferences at Forest Beach. In addition, materials...
Dates of Materials: 1933-1950

Business and professional women, 1928-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the eastern (Kiskiminetas) region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together employed girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the eastern area conferences. In addition, materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1942

Business and professional women, 1928-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Rocky Mountain and southern regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the Rocky Mountain and Southern summer conferences. In addition,...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1950

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

Conferences, 1907-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conference sites and reports of studies of conferences. Materials concerning the conference sites address the leasing, purchase and sale of properties, facilities maintenance and design, profit and financial management of properties, policies regarding use and management of properties and the histories of the sites. Conference sites include Asilomar, Blue Ridge Association, Lake Geneva and Silver Bay. Conference studies address the function and role of...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1951

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, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board reports, guiding principles, and emphases for the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The National Board publishes reports prior to the convention to assess the work of the previous biennium and report on studies conducted. The National Board assesses its role in the national program of the YWCA of the U.S.A., its work with local associations and divisions and its cooperation with the world...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the industrial assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial delegates meet to discuss matters unique to their group, conduct national business, and united behind a program emphasis and aim. For the Fifteenth Convention the Industrial Assembly focuses on matters of democracy and freedoms in response to the unrest in Europe and Asia at the time. Time is also given to discussing the labor...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning participation by proxy at the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. For junior members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the only representatives at convention are the local junior members and adult leaders of groups from around the country. For the Fourteenth Convention, in order to get representation from more junior members, fifty associations were chosen to discuss and report on the topics of education and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, fourth, 1913

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Fourth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America proceedings and reports. Proceedings provide a detailed overview of the discussions, debates and presentations of the convention. Representatives from town and country, city, student, foreign, method, secretarial, finance and publications departments make presentations on their work to the convention audience. These presentations include updates on work and activities, discussion of challenges...
Dates of Materials: 1913

Conventions, second, 1909

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning Second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Program, proceedings, and bulletins, summarize committee resolutions and recommendations, provide the text of addresses given, list delegates and member associations and provide an overview of the convention activities. The second convention focuses on the role of religion in serving communities and addressing social problems, and serving women internationally.
Dates of Materials: 1909

Conventions, third, 1911

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Third National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Program, proceedings and bulletins summarize committee resolutions and recommendations, provide the text of addresses given by special speakers, list delegates and member associations and provide an overview of the convention activities. The convention addresses focus on the role of religion in work with social movements, missions overseas and other local association...
Dates of Materials: 1911

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents National Board reports and guiding principles for the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Reports from the National Board provide a detailed analysis of the functions, aims, purposes, and divisions of the national organization. These reports include the membership basis, work with immigrant women and girls, work with younger girls, the financial situation of the national organization, the role and structure of the National...
Dates of Materials: 1934

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: 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

Girl Reserve, 1913-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents To ensure the needs of the developing girls are being met, the YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts studies and keeps records of participation. A study during the early years of World War II collects responses to questionnaires concerning the effect the war is having on young people. In 1928 a more comprehensive study of the services of the Girl Reserve Department is conducted in collaboration with the Field Department. This study assesses the services to girls, services to young employed girls and the...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1939-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the central region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the eastern region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the southern region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the western region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1939-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1944 central region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1944