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Women -- Religious life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention, program and bulletins. Daily bulletins, distributed to each delegate in attendance, provide updates on convention activities and special events, make announcements, and share news and updates in short article form. The series of bulletins sent to delegates prior to the convention are intended to prepare them for convention by reviewing past conventions, informing...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow general convention sessions beginning with opening remarks through the beginning of the Friday evening session (page 173 of the proceedings). As the YWCA of the U.S.A. celebrates the centennial of women's work in America, the focus of the convention is on progress and history of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and how that applies to...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twentieth, 1954-1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Workbook, program, and call to the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to convention the National Board sends local associations materials to prepare delegates for planning their trip to convention. A workbook is distributed to prepare delegates for the topics of discussion by providing background information to key issues. In 1955 the YWCA is celebrating its centennial anniversary as they are faced with new issues...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special remarks, YWCA of the U.S.A. groups and departments present on their...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twenty-first, 1957-1959

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and correspondence from the Convention Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and miscellaneous documents concerning the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Convention Committee is formed following the previous convention and is responsible for planning and making assessments of convention arrangements, facilities, organization, and programing. The committee discusses shortening the convention period...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1959

Conventions, twenty-second, 1960-1961

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning assemblies, group discussions, and general proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention as a whole addresses the theme of "the responsibility of the YWCA in the sixties." Through small groups and discussions, addresses, dramas and assemblies the role of women and the role of a Christian organization are discussed in relation to changing social, economic, and political...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1961

Egypt, 1920-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA in Egypt. Early work in Egypt consists of American secretaries visiting Egypt to offer leadership training, offer advice on starting association work, and assessing the condition of the people and what work needs to be done. Special discussion is given to cooperation with or interaction with other organizations such as the YMCA and other religions in the area such as Copts and Muslims. As World War II comes work in Egypt takes on the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1949

Foreign, 1894-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries. From early in the development of the organization there is an interest in working with women in other countries, to share in the benefits of the Christian women's movement and to assist in working for the enrichment of women's lives around the world. During and after World War II the demands for women in other countries grew with the needs for emergency work and then reconstruction. As it develops over time, the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1894-1950

National Board program planning study, 1939-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 119, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Records of regional meetings for the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Regional meeting are held in order to gather input regarding the regional program needs. Meeting minutes summarize and report on the discussions of the relationship between the national program and local associations, the...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1943

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