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Race relations

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 291 Collections and/or Records:

Industrial, 1937-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Studies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women employed in industry. A 1948 study on the future of industrial work uses responses from local industrial groups and overall analysis to discuss the need for industrial work with girls in the future. The report also addresses the need for a group for industrial girls that is separate from business girls. Materials include correspondence from local associations responding to requests for information. Following this, is material relating to...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1948

Industrial conferences, 1940-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year but do not include 1944 or 1945. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1950

Industrial conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Industrial conferences, 1936

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conference for the year 1936. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Industrial conferences, 1930-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities....
Dates of Materials: 1930-1935

Industrial conferences, 1918-1929

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities....
Dates of Materials: 1918-1929

Industrial conferences, 1916-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department national conference for staff working with industrial constituency, a secretaries' seminar and secretaries' conferences. The national conference addresses such matters as recruitment and club involvement, how to beach reach and help industrial girls, various techniques and methods, how industrial work relates to the total YWCA, and resolutions passed. In addition data from a study of...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1947

Industrial conferences, 1922-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from weekend midwinter industrial conferences for the central and eastern regions arranged by region then year. Materials may provide attendance, committee, and demographic information, lists of resources to consult, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, resolutions and recommendations, devotions, and other activities. Discussion groups concern the work during World War II, the economic environments of the times, discrimination in and out of the workplace,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1950

Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous industrial conference material in addition to correspondence and reports from the Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers. Industrial conference materials include suggested by-laws for Industrial clubs, bulletins of conference resolutions, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, a work manual for conference secretaries and leaders, and other conference reports and summaries. Conferences address organizational matters, workers rights and treatment, education of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1946

International and Interracial, circa 1962-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program. The International Division is responsible for the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s international programs and are a facilitator connecting the national association to the World YWCA. Documents include World Fellowship and Mutual Service program packets summarizing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. around the world assisting other national associations, an International Division charter...
Dates of Materials: circa 1962-1970

International institutes, circa 1926-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, philosophy, management and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes, clubs for immigrant women in the United States. Program and philosophy materials define the international institute mission, purpose, and goals, discuss work and activities with women of differing nationalities, defines important organizational terms, and discusses the relationship to the larger YWCA organization. Program suggestions is largely comprised of correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1942

Interracial, undated

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 4

Interracial, 1963-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the southern regional YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program workshops. Action Program is a YWCA of the U.S.A. initiative to fully integrate their program, associations and leadership. These southern region workshops bring local association leaders to discuss the issues of racism and segregation in their communities and associations, examine the role of each leadership position in bringing about the changes necessary to integrate programs and associations, and determine a...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1965

Interracial, 1963-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program, an initiative to fully integrate all aspects of their program, associations and leadership. Western region documents include proposals made by Research and Action Associates on achieving desegregation in associations as well as a proposal for achieving equal housing. Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division's sub-committee on the Action Program include progress reports and discussion of some of the...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1965

Interracial, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning issues of race, civil rights and racism internal and external to the YWCA of the U.S.A. including black power, Apartheid in South Africa, a consultation on black leadership in the YWCA of the U.S.A., and integration and desegregation. In the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. increases its push towards an integrated movement and public affairs platforms concerning civil rights through programming, education and activism. Though civil rights and racism have long been a part of...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Interracial, 1967-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Racial Justice Fund, racial justice institutes and staff meetings aimed at addressing racism in the context of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Racial Justice Fund is a fund to support programs and activities fighting fascism with half the funds earmarked for the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organizations (IFCO). Fund raising letters to potential donors explain the program and its potential impact while progress memos and...
Dates of Materials: 1967-1970

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs and initiatives fighting racism, student movement actions against racism, a study of interracial Y-Teen conferences, and additional documents concerning interracial policy, committees and education efforts. Through the YWCA of the U.S.A. One Imperative passed at the 1970 national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. made the elimination of racism their priority for the following triennium. Program packets, pamphlets and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial, 1920-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documentation concerning local and national policies and practices to address racism in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and work towards "One YWCA." Materials outline local and national practices and implementation techniques for reaching inclusive clubs and leadership, reports and statements from local associations on inclusive efforts, recommendations and practices for a national level, and an outline of groups and their policies. A credo from W. E. B. DuBois can be found in the national policies...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1948

Interracial, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning desegregation and inclusivity in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, national policies and statements on diversity and inclusivity as well as local association practices. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a history of inclusive national policy that begins taking on more intentional practices as the racial tensions in the United States rise. Reports include YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board progress reports of the steps towards total racial integration, a general report on the...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Interracial, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. institutes and workshops on implementing interracial policy and Gladys Gilkey Calkins' thesis "The Negro in the YWCA." The YWCA of the U.S.A. offers workshops and training for leaders to develop skills for implementing interracial policy, increasing interracial awareness and sharing ideas and methods for creating a racially inclusive program. Notes, reports and preparatory materials for the Institute on Intergroup Relations and Workshop on...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

Interracial, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s interracial policies, methods of fighting racism and involvement in anti-racism movements. "Methods of Combating Discriminations," a report submitted to the World YWCA provides an overview of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s history as an inclusive movement and outlines the current inclusive principles that guide the organization. Student associations have an outspoken and active role in the desegregation movements and anti-racism efforts of the YWCA of...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Interracial, 1918-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American constituencies. Included are records of the challenges of planning interracial conferences in the Southern United States, studies and reports of interracial practices at the national and local levels, policies regarding use of buildings and facilities, pamphlets regarding United Service Organization (USO) service to African Americans, and other materials. A portion of the Southern situation materials address difficulties that...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1947

Interracial, circa 1912-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and civil rights and race issues in the United States. Materials begin with a description of what is known in the YWCA of the U.S.A. as "The Height incident," an incident of racial discrimination against Dorothy Height on a train. Correspondence to and from the Pennsylvanian Railroad Company concern the mistreatment of Dorothy Height on her way from Dayton, OH to Pittsburgh, PA and a written account by Dorothy Height describes the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1945

Interracial, 1915-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with and for African Americans women and girls. Conference materials provide an overview of the work being done regarding social justice, civil rights, and YWCA work with African American women and girls. The materials regarding the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and the National Interracial Conference concern cooperation with national movements. Following these materials are documents concerning the death of Juliette Derricotte and another...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1947

Interracial, 1917-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous pamphlets concerning YWCA work with African Americans as well as issues surrounding race and discrimination. Several pamphlets are attributed to Dorothy Height. This microdex contains pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title A through S. 

Dates of Materials: 1917-1946

Interracial, 1919-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous pamphlets concerning YWCA work with African Americans as well as general issues surrounding race and discrimination in the United States. Included here are pamphlets addressing the Christian duty to problems of racism, an overview of YWCA work with African American women and girls, suggestions and advice for fighting racism and segregation, and more. This microdex contains pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title T through Z. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1945

Interracial, circa 1920-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. reports on race and documents concerning race relations. Included are proceedings from the National Planning Conference on Building Better Race Relationships with appearances by Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt. In addition, race relations materials include statements on race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A., pamphlets on the need for action and background to the situation, a pamphlet on the church and race relations, and reports from various discussions and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1946

Interracial, circa 1925-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. "Proceedings of the Seminar on Racial and Cultural Contacts" summarizes papers given by various authors regarding the treatment of a variety of ethnic groups and nationalities including, but not limited to, African Americans. A report on a workshop on interracial practices discusses the "One YWCA" concept and programs for interracial practice. Other materials may include discussions of discrimination,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1950

Interracial, circa 1936-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and the civil rights issues of the United States. National Council of Negro Women materials include a statement of interracial philosophy from the YWCA and conference proceedings from the round-table "Building better race relations;" a report on the second National Negro Congress follows these materials; Next, the National Urban League includes a report on an interview with Ethel Clark; and. Following this are issues of "Occasional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1936-1948

Interracial, circa 1920-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. Materials include demographic data, discussion and conference notes, descriptions of racism and discrimination in the United States, overviews of YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American girls and women and more.

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1949