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Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1944 eastern 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: 1944

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1944 eastern 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: 1943-1944

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1944 western 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: 1944

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1943 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: 1943

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1943 eastern 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: 1943

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1943 southern 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: 1943

Girl Reserve conferences, 1942-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1943 western 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: 1942-1943

Girl Reserve conferences, 1941-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 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...
Dates of Materials: 1941-1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 eastern 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...
Dates of Materials: 1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 eastern 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...
Dates of Materials: 1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1941-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 southern 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...
Dates of Materials: 1941-1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 western 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...
Dates of Materials: 1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, discussion guides and articles for general use in the 1942 regional 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...
Dates of Materials: 1942

Housing, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents In response to increasing racial discrimination in housing in the United States in the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. develops programming aimed at strategies to eliminate segregated housing and create open housing in communities. Project proposals outline the specific goals of the programs, means of achieving these goals and the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. national organization and local associations in achieving open housing in communities. In addition to draft and completed project...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Industrial and Insurance, 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women employed in industry followed by insurance documents. Miscellaneous Industrial materials include reports on employment and full employment following World War II, correspondence regarding industrial work, various clippings and pamphlets, data on industrial locations and girls, and statistical surveys. Included in these materials is an essay by Mary Van Kleeck on Florence Simms. Following this are correspondence and forms concerning...
Dates of Materials: 1906-1949

Labor, 1929-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Included in these documents are reports and data on unemployment in the United States, reports on resident schools and unemployment camps, summaries and examples of local association work, descriptions of proposed relief programs, and discussion of the YWCA's relationship with other relief organizations including Federal relief projects. 

Dates of Materials: 1929-1940

Labor, circa 1929-1932

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Materials discuss and summarize relief work conducted by national and local associations, advise and discussion matters concerning program planning, discuss program and organization changes in response to the economic situation, and report on local association efforts and experiences relating to unemployment. In addition, documents include studies and reports on unemployment and relief work at...
Dates of Materials: circa 1929-1932

Labor, circa 1921-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief programs. Miscellaneous materials include educational materials, discussion outlines, case studies relating the experience of women and girls, sample budgets and discussion of cost of living, and suggestions for relief work and programming for unemployed girls. In addition, the materials contain background information on the economic situation, discussion of national and international relief...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1931

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including responses to questionnaires, initial reports and environmentals scans and vital statistics of the community. 

Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, circa 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including notes from interviews and materials collected prior to the study concerning the history and function of each part of the Kansas City YWCA programs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1933

Missouri, 1921-1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents As part of a network of social work agencies and community organizations the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations are sometimes part of studies assessing such programs. As participants, organizers or interested parties the YWCA of the U.S.A. uses the results of the studies to maintain awareness of the communities they serve and inform program decisions. Studies of the Kansas City, Missouri social agencies include two studies of the Community Chest agencies and their relationships, a...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1949

Missouri, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri and its Paseo branch. Visitation reports summarize and assess the activities of local associations giving insight into their operations, successes and challenges. In order to help coordinate work with the local YMCA, a plan of cooperation is proposed outlining the cooperative operations between the two organizations. Additional correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri includes correspondence with national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

New York, 1927-1929

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 197, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Two studies of the community services in Rochester, New York. The first study, "A Survey of Recreational Facilities in Rochester, New York," is a survey of public, private and industrial recreation facilities in Rochester. The study was conducted at the request of the Council of Social Agencies of Rochester and the report presents the detailed data collected. The second report is section 12 of a survey made by Clara O. Somerville for the YWCA of Rochester. Titled "Rooms Study," this section...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1929

Oklahoma, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 206, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, history and programs of the YWCA of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The administrative history of the association can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. In the late twenties through the thirties, the association experiences financial challenges. Correspondence and reports concern the association's relationship to the community fund in Tulsa and later materials describe the increasing financial...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

Pageantry and drama, circa 1910-1976

 File — Box 1035: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388048], Folder: 4-6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of YWCA of the USA and community association pageants, dramas, water pageants, and water carnivals. Pageantry was used in the YWCA of the USA for fun, expression, interpretation of YWCA program, and entertainment. Photographed activities include, tableaus, skits, dramas and rehearsals, water carnivals, water pageants celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the YWCA, drama workshops and lessons, and dances.

Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1976

Recreation: Canteens, circa 1940-1978

 File — Box 1034: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387768], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of canteens for teenages through the YWCA of the USA and its community associations. Canteens offered a place for socializing, dances, and fun.

Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1978

Recreation: Dances, circa 1950-1989

 File — Box 1034: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387768], Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Photographs of square dancing and folk dancing activities at YWCA of the USA community associations.

Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1989

Recreation: Games, circa 1960-1979

 File — Box 1034: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387768], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

Photographs of youth and adults enjoying games at YWCA of the USA community associations and events. Photographed games include card games, bingo, checkers, and pool.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1979

Recreation: General, circa 1970-1979

 File — Box 1034: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387768], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Two photographs of the YWCA of Princeton, New Jersey's Friday Club (a club for women over 60) and a photograph of children participating in a pie eating contest at the YWCA of Duluth Minnesota.

Dates of Materials: circa 1970-1979

Report on health and recreation programs in the YWCA of the USA and Health Education Committee minutes, 1942-1950

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 356, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The report "The Y.W.CA. program of recreation and health, studied with reference to problems reflecting the war situation" is submitted by Maxine J. Shurtz to the Graduate Department of Hygiene and Physical Education of Wellesley College. The report analyzes the health and recreation programs of local associations and suggests areas for further developments and study. Following this report, minutes of the Health Education Committee of the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1950