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Congresses and conventions

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

American Committee convention proceedings, 1886-1903

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 1a, microdex: 1
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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.

Dates of Materials: 1886-1903

American Committee convention proceedings, 1905-1906

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 1a, microdex: 2
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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.

Dates of Materials: 1905-1906

American Committee minutes, reports and conference proceedings, 1886-1906

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 1, microdex: 2
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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.

Dates of Materials: 1886-1906

Camping and outdoor recreation: Second national YWCA conference on outdoor recreation and conservation, 1964-1966 , 1964-1966

 File — Box 1031: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387529], Folder: 10
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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.

Dates of Materials: 1964-1966

Conference Cabinet and National Regional Conference Committee minutes and reports, 1925-1939

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 279, microdex: 2
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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. 

Dates of Materials: 1925-1939

Conferences, circa 1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and sessions of the 1966 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such as the role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1966

Conferences, 1962-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and sessions of the 1963 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such as the role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1963

Conferences, circa 1961-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning regional YWCA of the U.S.A. all-staff meetings and roundtables as well as the 1970 White House Conference on Children and Youth. YWCA of the U.S.A. staff meet at state-wide or regional meetings and roundtables to discuss program needs, administration and leadership skills. These meetings are an opportunity to meet other leaders from local associations develop new skills and make sure local associations are working towards the common goals of the region and national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1971

Conferences, 1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 228, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of 1954 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1954

Conferences, 1907-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conference sites and reports of studies of conferences. Materials concerning the conference sites address the leasing, purchase and sale of properties, facilities maintenance and design, profit and financial management of properties, policies regarding use and management of properties and the histories of the sites. Conference sites include Asilomar, Blue Ridge Association, Lake Geneva and Silver Bay. Conference studies address the function and role of...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1951

Conferences, 1958-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. central region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1958-1960

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. eastern region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. southwestern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. central and eastern regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. southeastern, southwestern and western regional conferences and documents concerning workshops on buildings at each regional conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1951-1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1951 YWCA of the U.S.A. central, eastern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1952

Conferences, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth and general materials on conferences in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The World Conference for Christian Youth in Travancore, India is a chance for delegates from Christian Youth organizations to meet and discuss their role in the social, political, spiritual and economic challenges of the world. Documents include correspondence and reports from the American Committee for the Third World Conferences of Christian Youth, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Conferences: Asilomar/Pacific Coast, 1900, 1920

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 5
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Group photographs from YWCA student conferences in California.

Dates of Materials: 1900; 1920

Conferences: Geneva/Mid-West/Central, circa 1872-1959

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 6-11
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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.

Dates of Materials: circa 1872-1959

Conferences: Middle Atlantic/Eagles Mere/East Central, 1911-1918

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 12
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Group photographs from the east central regional student YWCA conferences held at Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.

Dates of Materials: 1911-1918

Conferences: New England/Maqua, 1920-1921

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 13
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Group photographs from the 1920 and 1921 New England regional conference of the student YWCA held at Camp Maqua, Poland, Maine.

Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

Conferences: Pacific Northwest/Seabeck, 1913-1957

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 14
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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.

Dates of Materials: 1913-1957

Conferences: Rocky Mountain/Western, circa 1906-1920

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 15
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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.

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1920

Conferences: Silver Bay/Eastern/Northeast, 1914-1917

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 16
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Photographs from eastern regional conferences of student YWCA's held at Silver Bay.

Dates of Materials: 1914-1917

Conferences: Southern, circa 1898-1953

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 17-18
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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.

Dates of Materials: circa 1898-1953

Conferences: Unidentified and miscellaneous, circa 1930-1939, 1969, undated

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 19
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Photographs from unidentified student YWCA conferences.

Dates of Materials: circa 1930-1939; 1969; undated

Convention, 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 5
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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. 

Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 6
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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. 

Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 1
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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. 

Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 2
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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. 

Dates of Materials: 1964