Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Committee on Research and Investigation minutes and reports, 1910-1911
The first task assigned to the Committee on Research and Investigation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is to study the needs of immigrant women and how the YWCA of the U.S.A. can meet those needs. The main project of the committee is the teaching of English to immigrants. The committee discusses the implementation of classes, methods of instruction and the challenges and success of the project.
Conventions, tenth, 1928
Conventions, twelfth, 1932
Department of Immigration and Foreign Communities minutes and reports, 1910-1931
Immigration and foreign communities, circa 1910-1979
YWCA of the USA's work with immigrant women and their families include offering classes, services, and community relations. Early work centered in international institutes, branches of local associations focused on meeting the needs of the immigrant community. Photographs include images of services and programs, members, buildings, and women demonstrating traditional dress from their home countries.
National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum records
National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1910 February-1917 December
Minutes of meetings of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. Following the October 1910 minutes is a copy of the published report, "Some Urgent Phases of Immigrant Life," a study of immigrant women and their needs. Materials from January 1917 concern the "Los Angeles Amendment" on the evangelical basis for membership.
New Jersey, circa 1906-1950
North Eastern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1920 May-1922 January
North Western Field Committee minutes and reports, 1909 January-1922
Ohio, circa 1906-1950
Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee minutes and reports, 1904 March-1911 September
Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee minutes and reports, 1911 October-1921 December
Pacific Coast Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 May-1922 February
Pacific Coast Field Committee minutes and reports, 1922 February-1922 December
World War I: International work, Training School for Old Country Service, circa 1919
Photographs of women wearing traditional dress as part of an international garden party and additional photographs from the Training School for Old Country Service.