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Recreation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Sports and fitness: Exercise and gymnastics classes for children, circa 1960-1999

 File — Box 1032: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387644], Folder: 11-12
Scope and Contents

Photographs of exercise and gymnastics classes for children at YWCA of the USA associations. Photographed programs include mother and child classes, gymnastics for young children, and gymnastics for older children.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1999

Sports: Miscellaneous, circa 1895-1989

 File — Box 1033: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387701], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Photographs highlighting sports and recreation program for women and girls at community YWCA of the USA associations.

Dates of Materials: circa 1895-1989

Teenage and younger girls, circa 1910-1999

 File — Box 1026: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387750], Folder: 11-13
Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the USA's work with teenagers began with Girl Reserve clubs which later became the Y-Teen program. Photographs include portraits of members and program participants and photographs of program activities such as conferences, program planning, recreation, and meetings.

Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1999

United Community Defense Services: Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 1039: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387578], Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents

Photographs of YWCA United Community Defense Services programs and facilitites for the families Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant area. Photographs include images of YWCA trailers and the activities they facilitate in addition to photographs of the mobile home communities and dailiy life.

Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

United Community Defense Services: San Diego, California

 File — Box 1039: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387578], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of YWCA United Community Defense Services programs and activities for "defense workers and their families." Photographed programs and activities include hobby nights, open houses, social dance, music, sewing, board games and other recreation and leisure activities.

United Community Defense Services: Savannah River Site

 File — Box 1039: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387578], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Photographs of programs and activities of the YWCA United Community Degese Services serving the Savannah River Site workers and their families.

War Work, World War II, circa 1945-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 150, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the United Service Organizations (USO) during World War II including the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s USO program. The USO and student Christian associations provide services on college campuses to assist those affected by the war. Services include recreation, leadership training, summer work projects and volunteer opportunities. Documents include a detailed history and report of student services of the USO division of the National Board of the YWCA, assessment of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1945-1946

Washington, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 219, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in Washington and the affiliation, history and program of the YWCA of Bellingham, Washington. The administrative and organizational history of the YWCA of Bellingham can be traced through its constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. Visitation reports from field secretaries assess and describe the program and overall performance of the association. Additional documents include a completed...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

Wisconsin, circa 1909-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 221, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, program and activities of the YWCA of Madison, Wisconsin. The administrative and operational history of the association is documented in its constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. Also included is a pamphlet, "Ten Years of Labor with the Y.W.C.A." This illustrated pamphlet covers the history of the association through 1927. Studies of the YWCA of Madison and its community provide background into the working environment of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1909-1950

Y-Teens regional and national conferences, circa 1953-1998

 File — Box 1027: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387818], Folder: 4-7
Scope and Contents

Photographs of participants, leaders, sessions, and activities from regional and national YWCA of the USA Y-Teen conferences.

Dates of Materials: circa 1953-1998