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Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention addresses given by YWCA members and special guests concern the role of government in economic recovery, the role and voices or organized women in labor and other political and social movements, racism and race relations in the United States, the Social Ideals of the Churches, war and peace, and changing social conditions. Other materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their groups. Bulletins and correspondence prepare the delegates for the assemblies by providing background information, summarizing past assemblies, and requesting responses to discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Twelfth 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. Discussion and addresses...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Twelfth 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. Discussion and addresses...
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

Conventions, twentieth, 1954-1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Workbook, program, and call to the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to convention the National Board sends local associations materials to prepare delegates for planning their trip to convention. A workbook is distributed to prepare delegates for the topics of discussion by providing background information to key issues. In 1955 the YWCA is celebrating its centennial anniversary as they are faced with new issues...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Proceedings begin on page 174 continuing from reel 40, microdex 1. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special remarks, YWCA of the U.S.A. groups and departments present on their...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning special interest group meetings at the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In response to the changing political, social and economic conditions faced by women, the assemblies and group meetings discuss the changing role of women and what it means to be in the workplace, at home, and in society. The National Employed Women's Assembly (N.E.W.) is a combination of all employed women, young adults, and...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1953-1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Special addresses and ceremonies and Convention Committee documents for the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Convention Committee is formed following each convention to plan the next one. They discuss and assess previous conventions, take comments and requests from local associations regarding desired content and business, arrange special guests, and organize the format. Following convention, the committee...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1955

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Workbook, program, and call to the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Distributed prior to the convention, the workbook provides an update on work and progress since the previous convention and discusses current trends and background information for topics that will be discussed at convention. The theme of the twenty-first convention is "deep roots and world reach." The workbook indicates that the convention will...
Dates of Materials: 1958

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings for the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings taken by a stenographer follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, addresses and...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, discussions concern the social, political, economic, and technological implications of living in the space and nuclear ages. Reports and presentations are...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-first, 1957-1958

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning assemblies held at the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. At each convention special interest groups meet to discuss matters unique to their groups and to develop a national program for the coming triennium. Faced with changing roles for women in work, society, and communities, the student assembly, young adult assembly, and Y-Teen assembly all address the role of women and how to best support...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1958

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Program, workbook, and call to the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board distributes a workbook containing a review of YWCA of the U.S.A. work over the past three years, and information to prepare the delegates for what will be discussed at the coming convention. The workbook covers finances, organization and structure of the national and local associations, an update of basic...
Dates of Materials: 1961

Dedication services, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

Programs and clippings from the dedication services of new YWCA of the U.S.A. local association buildings and facilities and a sample service of dedication to be adapted by local associations. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Girl Reserve, 1922-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Official communication and reports on registered YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve clubs. Communications include expectations of registered clubs, program announcements, and general communications. Reports analyze current Girl Reserve programs, list towns and statistics for registered clubs, suggest activities and training, and suggest governance of clubs. 

Dates of Materials: 1922-1945

Girl Reserve, 1939-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve studies including, "The job of the younger girls' secretary in the YWCA" by Ada C. Morgan, "Best Girl Reserve Methods", and regional studies for the Central, East Central, and Northeast regions. studies provide an overview of the methods used, goals of the study, tables and analysis of results, and discussions of results. The secretaries study analyzes the position of the secretary as supervisor of Girl Reserve leaders and their role and effectiveness to the...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1944

Girl Reserve, 1927-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve studies for the north western, south western and western regions. Regional studies aim to determine if there was a difference between girls' attitudes and needs depending on where they live. Questions address racism, economic conditions, inter-religious relations, health problems, and other organizations. The studies of work with younger girls looks at how the Girl Reserves are meeting the needs of younger girls, analyzes the leadership and organizational...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1940

Industrial, 1922-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and other materials from central region YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial conferences arranged by year. Conference materials may include summaries of talks and lectures given, discussion of how to effectively engage women and girls in political and social activism, demographics and statistics regarding club membership, devotions and prayers, and discussion of the pressing issues of the time. In addition, materials may discuss current legislation relating to employed women,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1935

Industrial, 1931-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Financial reports, and meeting minutes of the National Industrial Council for the YWCA of the U.S.A. conferences. Minutes of the National Industrial Council summarize discussions held, outline conference proceedings, report on resolutions passed and program methods decided on, clarify and discuss organizational relationships, and report on worker issues for industrial girls. 

Dates of Materials: 1931-1949

Industrial, 1938-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Issues of "National Industrial Council News." The newsletter updates industrial clubs on council business, lists council leaders and committees, reports on workers' action initiatives and issues faced by employed girls and women, advertises national industrial girls events, and seeks to educate industrial clubs on matters of labor rights, government, laws, and activism. In addition, there may be reports or anecdotes from local industrial clubs regarding their activities or struggles. 

Dates of Materials: 1938-1947

Industrial, 1941-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Newsletters and bulletins concerning National Industrial Progress Day, a day for YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial groups to look back at progress made for issues faced by the employed and industrial girl as well as look forward to the direction industrial work will be taking. Materials may summarize current and past efforts, provide program technique and activities, report on experiences from local industrial clubs, and update on conferences and meetings. 

Dates of Materials: 1941-1949

Industrial, 1927-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department, it's council rules of procedure, U-day and victory program. Rules of procedure materials are comprised of correspondence and drafts of procedure concerning the operation of the industrial council. U-day materials concern a YWCA industrial council initiative to educate women on the function of unions and to strengthen women's participation in unions. Materials may suggest activities for U-day, provide resources for education,...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1950

Industrial, 1927-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Regional industrial council minutes, reports, and other materials arranged by region for the central, east Central, eastern, north east, west central, southern, and southwestern regions. Materials may report on council business, discuss recruitment and retention methods, provide member and club data and demographics, evaluate programs and activities, summarize resolutions passed, and provide committee and council member information. Materials may also discuss efforts and methods used to...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1950

Industrial, circa 1921-1951

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department. National industrial council lists include of listings of council committee members, officers, project leaders, regional representatives, and other members. Organization materials document the regional, territorial, and national structure of the industrial council. Project materials concern initiatives, activities, and campaigns led by the industrial council. These letters and documents provide instruction on how to run and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1951

Industrial, circa 1907-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department work with mill village, policies, and program. Mill village materials concern the living, social, and economic conditions of women living in textile mill villages. Descriptions of mill village conditions and costs can be found in addition to outlines of association in the textile industry. Much of the materials concern mill villages of the textile industry in the South and include a study and report on the textile mill villages of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1948

Industrial, 1940-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. 

Dates of Materials: 1940-1944

Industrial, 1933-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. Issues may address, the economic strain and unemployment faced by women, international relations and clubs including China, child labor, organization, race relations, and other topics. 

Dates of Materials: 1933-1939

Industrial, circa 1910-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department programs covering recreation, relationships with employer, religious education and reports. Recreation materials address the need for and purpose of recreation activities for all women and in particular, industrial girls. Instructions are provided for various dances, games, and other activities. Materials in the Relationship with employer subject file document efforts of YWCA secretaries to form relationships with and work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1946