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African American women -- Societies and clubs

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama, circa 1903-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 161, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Alabama City through Mobile, beginning with correspondence concerning work in rural areas in Alabama. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1903-1950

Alabama, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 161, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Montgomery through Selma. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

Arkansas, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 162, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, administrative records and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association and Phyllis Wheatley branch in LIttle Rock, Arkansas. The Phyllis Wheatley branch serves the African American girls and Women in Little Rock documents concerning the history of the branch describe its relationship to the local association and national organization as well as reasons for its separate establishment. Documents include visitation reports, lists of personnel and volunteers, histories of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Business and Industrial women, Business and professional women, 1919-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Industrial conferences, committees, and councils, as well as the start of materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. Business and Industrial conference materials include minutes and reports of the weekend state conference conferences for Iowa, the Northwest and Tri-State (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota). Following state conference materials are documents concerning the Cheyney conference...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1949

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 women, 1925-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Council, jobs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department and YWCA of the U.S.A. Nationwide Observance Day. The Business and Professional Councils represent established areas and are comprised of delegates from Business and Professional clubs. Councils serve as a link between local associations, the gatherings and events of the summer conferences, and the National Assembly. Documents concern...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1947

California, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 164, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Pasadena, California. Documents include constitutions, historical outlines, visitation reports, lists of staff and volunteers, a completed residence survey and correspondence and reports concerning work with the African American population. Also included is "Pasadena Social Agencies Survey" by Edwin A. Cottrell. This extensive report of a survey of the Pasadena Community Chest and the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Community Division, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Branch and center materials concern work with African American women, Asian American women and International Institutes serving women immigrants. A history of the development of the branches and their purpose in addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1950

Community Division, circa 1897-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the organization, planning and running of city and metropolitan associations. Guidelines describe the structure of organizations in the city and large metropolitan setting including cooperation with other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1897-1945

Community Division, 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the formation and organization of metropolitan and small associations. Descriptions of organizational structure are provided as well and overviews of how the associations relate to other parts of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1950

Conferences, 1911-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Conference materials for city and eastern (Silver Bay) communities conferences and area staff meetings. City and eastern community conferences concern their unique work for their constituents, allow for the exchanging of programming ideas and materials, address challenges to city associations, and discuss the organizational structure of local associations and their relation to other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community meetings bring together YWCA of the U.S.A. employees and members across...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1948

Conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. In addition, conferences look at how the ideas and aims of the National Board are realized in local associations. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Conferences, 1953-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes, proceedings and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conferences of metropolitan associations. Metropolitan associations often have one or more branches and have unique challenges of management, administration and support as compared to smaller associations. Representatives from metropolitan associations meet in two conferences to discuss leadership in large associations, inclusivity in associations with branches and centers, best practices for program and services and managing the...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1956

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: 33, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings, separated into two volumes, follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Proceedings cover, addresses and remarks, business matters and motions to pass resolutions, elections of officers and board members, presentations of reports and reports from assemblies. International matters and talks of war and peace take...
Dates of Materials: 1938

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, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America including correspondence regarding arranging fair accommodations for African American delegates, pageant programs, worship services and a published version of Rev. Charles W. Gilkey's address, "New Frontiers for Faith." Meeting minutes and reports of special interest groups including publicity, Girl Reserve, camp, finance, foreign work and health education document the...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, seventh, 1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Reports submitted to the Seventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Reports include updates submitted by the city, student, town, county, foreign, finance and treasurer departments as well as special reports regarding migrants, work with younger girls, the health education program, the newly constructed Grace Dodge Hotel and legislative work. In addition, further reporting on a study of the membership basis continued from the Sixth...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents National Board reports to the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board releases a report assessing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. over the past biennium, the national progress on the major emphases, its role in leading a national movement and its relationship to local associations. The report for the Sixteenth Convention includes a section of graphic statistics regarding association...
Dates of Materials: 1940

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Volume three of the official proceedings of the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America and volume three of the stenotype proceedings. The official proceedings follow general convention sessions. Special addresses are not published in the official proceedings but are represented in other documents including the stenotype proceedings. The special remarks by Queen Elizabeth, however, are included in the international celebration...
Dates of Materials: 1940

Conventions, sixteenth, 1938-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Immediately following the previous convention, the Convention Committee begins meetings to collect and assess feedback regarding convention content, processes and accommodations. Using this information, the committee plans the upcoming convention arranging speakers, discussion topics and emphases and accommodations. Included in these documents is a summary of collected...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1940

Conventions, sixteenth, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In "Interracial Practices in Community YWCAs" evaluates are made as to the extent to which YWCA associations are inclusive in practice and purpose. A history of the race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. is given prior to exploring the current interracial practices, opportunities and efforts for improvements. Other materials include a report of the executive...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Reports from the Sixth National Convention for the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Reports update and assess the needs of departments in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, foreign work, town and county, student, business and professional, industrial, finance and others. Other reports address war work during World War I, methods for reaching women and achieving YWCA goals in local associations, and National Board business and recommendations. 
Dates of Materials: 1920

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business such as motions for resolutions and actions and elections and nominations of positions. Convention business...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Resolutions discussed and voted...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents National Board reports to the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The National Board reports provide an overview of the association in 1932 and its work with member groups including young girls, students, businesswomen, industrial women, African American women, immigrants, Native American women and "women with daytime leisure." The reports also summarize national program with the emphasis on health and recreation, economic...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Minutes and reports of the Convention Committee meetings concern preparation for the convention including selecting program emphasis and speakers; making arrangements; and preparing for convention business. Following these documents is a report on the alternate basis of membership and the constitution. Group meeting materials provide the discussion questions and...
Dates of Materials: 1932

District of Columbia, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 326, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration and development of the YWCA of the National Capitol Area followed by documents concerning its D.C. and Phyllis Wheatley branches. The administration and development of the association is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Administrative documents for the National Capitol area include record of the consolidation of the Phyllis Wheatley Branch and the YWCA's of Montgomery County, MD, Alexandria, VA, and District of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

District of Columbia, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 256, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, program and development of the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA in Washington D.C. The administration and development of the YWCA of Wilmington is documented in basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, bylaws and reports of the special administration study project. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Also included are documents...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 9, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases of...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1922