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Race relations

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 291 Collections and/or Records:

Interracial, circa 1892-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department program and administration covering the southern industrial situation, secretary job analysis and staff meetings. Southern situation materials concern conditions faced by Southern industrial workers, particularly those in the textile industry. Included in these documents are reports on working conditions, discussion of progress made and methods used, an address by Sherwood Anderson at an industrial institute, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1892-1947

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. internal issues of racism and race relations as well as their involvement in the civil rights movement and activism. These initiatives address racism towards Native Americans and Mexican Americans but the majority of the materials specifically address racism faced by African Americans. Articles and reports concerning economic and social conditions faced by Native Americans in the United States include several reports of the Menominee people and how...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial charter, 1944-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s interracial charter, a charter passed by the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. committing them to including all women and ending racial discrimination in the organization. Included are recommendations are made for implementation.

Dates of Materials: 1944-1946

Leadership, 1944-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 112, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning studies of the status of African American secretaries and the evaluation of the job of executive director in the YWCA of the U.S.A. To assess the status of the African American YWCA of the U.S.A. employees a questionnaire is distributed regarding employee experiences, ideas for further inclusiveness and attitudes towards their job. In addition, the questionnaires inquire about how race has affected job experience and opportunity in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Completed...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1950

Louisiana, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 331, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in New Orleans and Shreveport, Louisiana in addition to an inquiry into new organization in Slidell. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further form or topical designations on the microfilm under the two affiliated associations. The administration and development of the affiliated associations is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws....
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including responses to questionnaires, initial reports and environmentals scans and vital statistics of the community. 

Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, circa 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including notes from interviews and materials collected prior to the study concerning the history and function of each part of the Kansas City YWCA programs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1933

Missouri, 1921-1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents As part of a network of social work agencies and community organizations the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations are sometimes part of studies assessing such programs. As participants, organizers or interested parties the YWCA of the U.S.A. uses the results of the studies to maintain awareness of the communities they serve and inform program decisions. Studies of the Kansas City, Missouri social agencies include two studies of the Community Chest agencies and their relationships, a...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1949

Missouri, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri and its Paseo branch. Visitation reports summarize and assess the activities of local associations giving insight into their operations, successes and challenges. In order to help coordinate work with the local YMCA, a plan of cooperation is proposed outlining the cooperative operations between the two organizations. Additional correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri includes correspondence with national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Missouri, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 187, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the affiliation, program, management and services of YWCA of the U.S.A. local associations in Mexico, Moberly and Saint Joseph, Missouri. In addition, there are several letters concerning the possibility of organizing an association in Neosho. Visitation reports assess and summarize the program, activities and staff of local associations. Visitations are made by regional or national field staff. Additional documents may include constitutions and bylaws, applications for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Missouri, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 187, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The YWCA of Saint Louis, Missouri has a long history of serving the women and girls of its community beginning before the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Its administrative history starting from its application for affiliation is documented in constitutions, bylaws and historical summaries. Industrial department reports provide a look into the program for women employed in industry and may also include descriptions of the issues that are affecting their personal and work lives. As race...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1945 January-1947 November

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 5, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. There are no microdexes two or three on this reel. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and...
Dates of Materials: 1945 January-1947 November

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1957 October-1962 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports 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, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and annual reports from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Throughout the minutes and reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1957 October-1962 December

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1955 January-1957 June

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 6, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports 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, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work, and annual reports from the General Secretary. Continuing themes include the role of religion in the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1955 January-1957 June

National Board Program Planning Committee, 1939-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 118, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports and their supporting documents from the Program Planning Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. The Program Planning Committee is responsible for the long range planning of the program of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., making recommendations for implementation and utilizing data and input from divisions to inform their planning. The reports are the culmination of these efforts and inform the National Board of the recommended program for the coming term....
Dates of Materials: 1939-1942

National Board program planning study, 1939-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 118, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. To inform their decisions careful study is made of the divisions, functions and emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Correspondence, reports and notes from the Committee on Financing the National Board, and the Foreign Division provide summaries of their work and emphases, comment on their needs and make suggestions regarding the national program. Additional materials concern convention resolutions in regards to...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1941

National Board program planning study, 1934-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 119, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee and the National Board to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Input and reports from the National Student Council and leaders concerned with room registries respond to the current national program, assess how the program is or isn't meeting their needs and make...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1941

National Student Council, 1969-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 302, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports of annual meetings of the National Student Council of the YWCA, the legislative body of the National Student YWCA. Council meetings combine legislative and business sessions with speeches, workshops and discussions concerning program emphases and the social, economic and spiritual issues students face. These sessions explore the role of student Christian movements and address issues such as racism, peace and the status of women. Reports include summaries of actions and resolutions...
Dates of Materials: 1969-1970

National Student Council, 1967-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 302, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports of annual meetings of the National Student Council of the YWCA, the legislative body of the National Student YWCA. Council meetings combine legislative and business sessions with speeches, workshops and discussions concerning program emphases and the social, economic and spiritual issues students face. These sessions explore the role of student Christian movements and address issues such as racism, peace and the status of women. Reports include summaries of actions and resolutions...
Dates of Materials: 1967-1968

National Student Council, 1965-1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 302, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports of the annual meetings of the National Student Council of the YWCA, the legislative body of the National Student YWCA. Council meetings combine legislative and business sessions with speeches, workshops and discussions concerning program emphases and the social, economic and spiritual issues students face. These sessions explore the role of student Christian movements and address issues such as racism, peace and the status of women. Reports include summaries of actions and...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1966

National Student Council, 1963-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 302, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Minutes, reports and workbooks of the annual meetings of the National Student Council of the YWCA, the legislative body of the National Student YWCA. Council meetings combine legislative and business sessions with speeches, workshops and discussions concerning program emphases and the social, economic and spiritual issues students face. These sessions explore the role of student Christian movements and address issues such as racism, peace and the status of women. 

Dates of Materials: 1963-1964

National Student Council, 1961-1962

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 303, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the annual meetings of the National Student Council of the YWCA, the legislative body of the National Student YWCA. Council meetings combine legislative and business sessions with speeches, workshops and discussions concerning program emphases and the social, economic and spiritual issues students face. These sessions explore the role of student Christian movements and address issues such as racism, peace and the status of women. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1962

National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, 1961-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 305, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning three National Student Council of the YWCA and YMCA summer projects. Summer projects are an opportunity for students to combine work, community engagement and seminars to increase leadership skills, cultural understanding and social change. The New York City project places students in social work and community agencies to gain experience in the issues of an urban environment. Similarly, the Twin Cities industrial and urban project explores the issues the come from a...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1967

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1959-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA is the joint governing body of the National Student YWCA and the National Student YMCA. The council meets annually to discuss matters of importance to both organizations, develop policy and make recommendations. Workbooks sent to delegates prior to the council meeting include reports from working groups that have studied major area of emphasis such as international cooperation, race relations and the role of Christianity on college campuses. In...
Dates of Materials: 1959-1960

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1957-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA is the joint governing body of the National Student YWCA and the National Student YMCA. The council meets annually to discuss matters of importance to both organizations, develop policy and make recommendations. Workbooks sent to delegates prior to the council meeting include reports from working groups that have studied major area of emphasis such as international cooperation, race relations and the role of Christianity on college campuses. In...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1958

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1954-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA is the joint governing body of the National Student YWCA and the National Student YMCA. The council meets annually to discuss matters of importance to both organizations, develop policy and make recommendations. Workbooks sent to delegates prior to the council meeting include reports from working groups that have studied major area of emphasis such as international cooperation, race relations and the role of Christianity on college campuses. In...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1956

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1953

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA is the joint governing body of the National Student YWCA and the National Student YMCA. The council meets annually to discuss matters of importance to both organizations, develop policy and make recommendations. Workbooks sent to delegates prior to the council meeting include reports from working groups that have studied major area of emphasis such as international cooperation, race relations and the role of Christianity on college campuses. In...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1953

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1957-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Planning, program and post assembly materials for the Sixth National Student Assembly of the YWCA and YMCA. National student assemblies are joint meetings of delegates from the National Student YWCA and National Student YMCA to discuss key national and international issues affecting students and decide on the direction of the movement for the coming years. This convention puts an emphasis on creating dialogue surrounding these issues and the program includes dialogue groups to facilitate...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1959

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1950-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Planning, program and post assembly materials for the fourth and fifth National Student Assembly of the YWCA and YMCA. National student assemblies are joint meetings of delegates from the National Student YWCA and National Student YMCA to discuss key national and international issues affecting students and decide on the direction of the movement for the coming years. Materials include correspondence and preparatory materials to delegates such as discussion guides, readings, assembly...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1955

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 241, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the committees of the National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA. Most of the documents are from the administrative committee followed by other committee's minutes and reports arranged alphabetically. The largest portion of the materials are from the administrative committee, concerning matters of budget, policy, procedure and program implementation. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1960