Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Photographs of YWCA of the USA housing and recreation facilities and programs for women working in war work during World War I. Several photographs depicts women participating in military drills as part of YWCA war work clubs, and include images of Miss. Alice Winters presenting a rifle to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels.
Photographs of industrial housing and recreation programs at Players' House in Camp Dix, and the Industrial War Service Center in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Players' House provided housing and home-like accommodations for actresses. The Industrial War Service Center in Bloomfield served women employed in nearby industry during the war providing leisure and food service as part of their program.
Photographs of YWCA of the USA housing and recreation programs for women war workers in New York including cafeterias, leisure activities, a club for nurses, social events, and a separate club for African American war workers and military.
Photographs of industrial recreation programs as well as interior and exterior shots of housing and facilities. Identified photographs indicate the facilities are at the Penniman Plant in Virginia.
Photographs of the work of the YWCA of the USA in France during World War I including foyers, hostess houses, mobil unites, recreation programs, housing, and programs for French war workers.