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Recreation centers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Girl Reserve, circa 1915-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents During World War II, the need for increased work with teenagers becomes more apparent and teenage canteens are established through many organizations, including the YWCA of the U.S.A., to meet those needs. Pamphlets and correspondence concerning the canteens describe the purpose and aims of the services and the organization of canteens and their activity programs. During World War II the agriculture industry also sees and increased need for labor. To meet the harvesting needs of farms during...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1945

New York, 1927-1929

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 197, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Two studies of the community services in Rochester, New York. The first study, "A Survey of Recreational Facilities in Rochester, New York," is a survey of public, private and industrial recreation facilities in Rochester. The study was conducted at the request of the Council of Social Agencies of Rochester and the report presents the detailed data collected. The second report is section 12 of a survey made by Clara O. Somerville for the YWCA of Rochester. Titled "Rooms Study," this section...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1929

Recreation: Canteens, circa 1940-1978

 File — Box 1034: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387768], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of canteens for teenages through the YWCA of the USA and its community associations. Canteens offered a place for socializing, dances, and fun.

Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1978