Congresses and conventions
Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:
Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the from the first, third, eighth and ninth conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization the American Committee.
Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the 1905 and 1906 conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization the American Committee. The 1906 conference was a special convention to address the joining of the American Committee with the International Board to form the proposed Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America.
Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization, the American Committee. The proceedings and reports reflect the name of the organization at the time of creation as it went through organizational changes. Included are issues of the "Evangel," a publication issued by the International Committee of Young Women's Christian Associations.
Camping and outdoor recreation: Second national YWCA conference on outdoor recreation and conservation, 1964-1966 , 1964-1966
Photographs from the second YWCA of the USA conference on outdoor recreation and convservation held at the Grand Tetons National Park. Photographs include images of the park, the Gros Ventre Slide interpretive trail ceremonies, delegates, leaders, and hikes. At least one of the photographs has 1964 written in pencil on the back and may refer to the first conservation conference.
The Conference Cabinet of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the planning, budgets, functions and promotion of conferences. In addition to these matters the National Regional Conference Committee meets to discuss conference content, assess past conferences and discuss the personnel involved in planning and implementing regional conferences. Included in these minutes is discussion of the proposed interracial statement for conferences and a sample of the statement.
Group photographs from YWCA student conferences in California.
Photographs from student YWCA conferences in the Central region, often referred to as the Geneva region, roughly covering midwestern states. Many conferences were held at the Lake Geneva camp and conferences grounds and photographs include images of students participating in camp activities such as lakeside recreation, hikes, pageants, and swimming in addition to posed group photographs. Later conferences were often co-ed and included delegates from student YMCA associations.
Group photographs from the east central regional student YWCA conferences held at Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.
Group photographs from the 1920 and 1921 New England regional conference of the student YWCA held at Camp Maqua, Poland, Maine.
Photographs of the Pacific Northwest regional conferences of student YWCA's. Conferences were often held at camp groups and conference grounds and identified camps include Seabeck. Photographs include posed and candid group and individual portraits as well as photographs of camp activities and outdoor recreation. Later conferences appear to be co-ed, likely with student YMCA's.
Photographs from the western, sometimes called Rocky Mountain, regional conferences of student YWCA's, held at Estes Park, Colorado, Chautauqua Park, Iowa, and Cascade, Colorado.
Photographs from eastern regional conferences of student YWCA's held at Silver Bay.
Photographs from southern regional conferences of student YWCA associations. Photographs appear to include images from African American southern student conferences, likely segregated from the white student conferences. One photograph identifies itself as "probably the earliest photograph of an all-Black group in the National Board Archives." dating the photographs between 1910 and 1914.
Photographs from unidentified student YWCA conferences.
Completed credential blanks for delegates to the 1964 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. from Alabama through Iowa. Blanks are arranged alphabetically by state and then by town.
Completed credential blanks for delegates to the 1964 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. from Kansas through New York. Blanks are arranged alphabetically by state and then by town.
Completed credential blanks for delegates to the 1964 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. from North Carolina through Tennessee. Blanks are arranged alphabetically by state and then by town.
Completed credential blanks for the 1964 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. for general delegates from Texas through Wisconsin as well as blanks for delegates from student associations, the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., international associations and outside organizations. General delegate's blanks are arranged alphabetically by state and then by town followed by students, National Board and outside delegates grouped by delegate type.