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Race relations

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 291 Collections and/or Records:

South Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1919 November-1922 January

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 15, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. South Central Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1919 November-1922 January

Student, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 301, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning human relations programs of the National Student YWCA followed by issues of their newsletter, "Interact." Program reports, resolutions and recruiting handbooks outline the programs of the National Student YWCA addressing human relations including voter registration drives, recruiting African American students, and addressing race relations. "Interact" as the newsletter of the National Student YWCA shares important resources, briefly explores important topics and shares...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Student, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 307, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history and programs of the Northern Student Movement, minutes of National Student YWCA officer meetings, and program emphases and reports of the National Student YWCA. The Northern Student Movement (NSM) is an organizing body working through new or existing student groups fighting discrimination and working on civil rights issues. Through information sharing and providing opportunities for action, the organization hopes to show support for the efforts of southern...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Student, 1962-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 308, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The National Student YWCA summer project in Jacksonville, Florida is project aimed at speeding the desegregation of schools. A detailed project report assesses the project and includes reports on each area of Jacksonville. It also provides background on why Jacksonville was selected, the preparation required in planning the project, context to the segregation problem in Jacksonville and information on the organizations supporting and collaborating with the National Student YWCA. Additional...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1965

Student, circa 1922-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 134, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and discussion notes concerning efforts to educate student associations on issues of race and encourage inclusive associations throughout the National Student YWCA. Interracial education committees, as part of the National Student Y.W.C.A. and the National Intercollegiate Christian Council, advise local associations through correspondence, provide materials and make advisory visits. Committee minutes and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. Interracial Education Secretaries provide...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1949

Student, 1931-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 134, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning efforts to educate student associations on issues of race and encourage inclusive associations in the student associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Commissions and committees of the National Student Y.W.C.A and the National Intercollegiate Christian Council advise local associations and regional contacts on matters of inclusivity and race relations, provide materials for education and reference and organize efforts to create an inclusive student program. In addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1941

Student, 1910-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 135, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student YWCA interracial education program and incentives to address issues of racism in associations and college campuses. Program materials include suggestions for planning, implementing and evaluating interracial programming in student associations in addition to reports by Yolanda B. Wilkerson of her study to evaluate interracial campus programs and suggest steps for improvement. Visitation and field secretary reports provide narrative account of the...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1943

Student, 1929-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 135, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student YWCA interracial education program and incentives to address issues of racism in associations and college campuses. Reports include regional reports of racism and race relations in student associations as well as the report of a detailed study presenting data and analysis of the interracial education practices of the National Student Council since its beginning in 1922. Other documents include correspondence concerning the admission of Harriet Town,...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1945

Student, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 240, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. student conferences, constitutions and bylaws, and finances. Conferences, trainings and workshops for members and leaders of student associations provide training, knowledge sharing and fellowship opportunities. Documents include reports, pamphlets and schedules for a seminar for teachers in training, a report of the history of student YWCA and YMCA conferences, and an outline and report of the Consultation on Human Rights. The Consultation on Human...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Student, 1949-1961

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 247, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with student associations. Annual reports of the College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. summarize the activities of the division as a whole highlighting major emphases, changes and achievements. The headquarters and national staff for the National Student YWCA are listed in rosters that also indicate the type of staff and area of work. Two recurring emphases for the National Student YWCA is the role of religion in the...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1961

Student conferences , 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 301, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student YWCA conferences and workshops including Southern and Southwestern regional conferences, workshops of race relations and general student conference materials. Southern and Southwest regional conferences are an opportunity for regional students to come together to discuss regional and national matters important to the student Christian movement, share skills and resources and meet other student YWCA members. National workshops on race relations encourage...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Student conferences, 1912-1937

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 131, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student Y.W.C.A. conferences in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Conferences of student Young Women's Christian Associations meet to unite under common purposes and discuss the issues facing college students and international issues and the role of religion in the lives of the college student. Minutes of planning meetings and pre-conference materials sent to delegates concern the selection of discussion topics, the structure of the conference and arranging for speakers...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1937

Student conferences, 1919-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 132, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of YWCA of the U.S.A. National Faculty-Student Conference and national student conferences. The National Faculty-Student Conference is called to examine the role of religion and religious organizations in higher education and the lives of college students. In addition to conference materials documents include record of the conference's efforts to be inclusive in attendance and accommodations. A letter to student christian...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1930

Student conferences, 1936-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southern region meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA Southern region conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. As the YWCA of the U.S.A. continues to grapple with segregation and inclusion there remain separate conferences for white only attendance and African American attendance in...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

Student conferences, 1912-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southern region meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA Southern region conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. As the YWCA of the U.S.A. continues to grapple with segregation and inclusion there remain separate conferences for white only attendance and African American attendance in...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1935

Student conferences, 1936-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southwestern region meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA southwestern regional conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. Annual regional conferences in Hollister Missouri are open to all students and faculty, white and African American, at schools in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

Student conferences, 1911-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southwestern regional meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA southwestern region conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. Early regional conferences are not joint conferences but separate conferences students from the YWCA of the U.S.A. and YMCA. Additionally, separate conferences are...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1935

Student Division Interracial Education Committee minutes, 1932-1947

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 372, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

The Interracial Education Committee of the Student Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. studies the race relations and integration practices on college campuses, provides resources to student associations concerning race inclusive practices, cooperates with the actions of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council concerning race relations and integration practices and maintains a knowledge of national and local matters of race and race relations.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1947

Student: Geneva region, 1961-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the programs and management of the Geneva region of the National Student YWCA. A report of a study of religious life at Coe College summarizes the study's finding and recommendations. Work Plans outline the timeline, scope and emphases of regional development and activity. Additional materials include regional newsletters and mailings, a compilation of women's liberation resources and activities and records of workshops and consultations. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1969

Student: New England region, 1961-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and administration of the New England region of the National Student YWCA. The Student Christian Movement in New England's Civil Rights Commission is tasked is exploring the issues of civil rights in New England. Their minutes, proposals and correspondence make up the bulk of the civil rights materials concerning civil rights projects of the National Student YWCA in New England. The work of the New England region of the National Student YWCA and the Student...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1968

Student: New England region, circa 1934-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 141, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning commissions of the Student Christian Movement in New England. Commissions formed from student representatives and staff advisors and are created to "goad the whole Movement into study and action on the crucial problems." This is accomplished through study, reports, conferences or special programming and the dissemination of information. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1934-1947

Student: Southern region, 1964-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1967

Student: Southern region, 1962-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1964

Student: Southern region, 1960-1962

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1962

Student: Southern region, 1961-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning "human relations" projects and programs of the Southern region of the National Student YWCA. Human relations in these documents equates to race relations and is intended to address the civil unrest and racism faced by the South. The National Student YWCA human relations project reports to the Jacob R. Schiff Charitable Trust summarize and assess the project that funds staff members supporting race relations programs and serving as advisors. Additional materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1967

Student: Southern region, 1960-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Regional consultation minutes, regional council meeting minutes and annual reports from the Southern region of the National Student YWCA. The regional consultation in 1970 convenes to explore the results of the newly combined region formerly the separate Southwest and Southern regions, regional staff needs and the general direction for the movement. Council meetings include program updates, program planning and general regional matters. Annual reports combine statistical and narrative...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1971

Student: Southern region, circa 1924-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 144, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Southern region of the National Student YWCA., including the Atlanta Intercollegiate Council, student forums, issues of race and inclusion, and leadership meetings. Minutes and report from meetings addressing race and inclusion address the racism and segregation problems of the southern region as they apply to college campuses, the student YWCA and YMCA and include matters such as the interracial practices of conferences and conventions, upholding the national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1950

Student: Southern region, 1933-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 144, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the Southern region of the National Student YWCA including conference minutes and discussion notes, correspondence and reports regarding student associations on African American campuses in Mississippi, summer project programs and pamphlets, program and leadership handbooks and minutes and correspondence regarding the structure and organization of the National and regional student YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1933-1950

Student southern region, 1951-1961

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 246, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the National Student YWCA in the South. The purpose, structure and function of the southern region of the National Student YWCA are established in its constitution and articles of operation. Minutes of committee meetings include discussion of regional administration, staff and program. The report of the "special project in human relations" to the Field Foundation reports on the results of a study of the race relations and inclusivity of student associations...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1961

Student southern region, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 246, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the National Student YWCA in the South. Minutes and reports of regional council meetings concern regional decision making, regional challenges and the election of officers. Staff work plans outline intended travel and campus visitations for regional field staff. Throughout the documents issues of race and desegregation take a central role reflecting the particular challenges of the racial tensions in the South. Such discussions appear in minutes, reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960