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Rural development

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1964-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas with the aim of strengthening their program, administration and relationship to the national organization. These services include analyzing work in community associations, identifying community trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of associations, advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1971

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1959-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas with the aim of strengthening their program, administration and relationship to the national organization. These services include analyzing work in community associations, identifying community trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of associations, advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1959-1963

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1955-1958

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas with the aim of strengthening their program, administration and relationship to the national organization. These services include analyzing work in community associations, identifying community trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of associations, advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1955-1958

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1953-1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas with the aim of strengthening their program, administration and relationship to the national organization. These services include analyzing work in community associations, identifying community trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of associations, advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1954

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1951-1952

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas with the aim of strengthening their program, administration and relationship to the national organization. These services include analyzing work in community associations, identifying community trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of associations, advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1952

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1964-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of subcommittees of the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Sub-committees are formed to carry out special projects and functions of the Community Division. The materials begin with a partial list of sub-committees and their active dates. 

Dates of Materials: 1964-1969

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1947-1950

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas. These services include responsibility to the registered YWCA's acting in place of employed secretaries and board members, analyzing work in community associations and identifying trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of community associations and advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1950

Community Division Committee minutes and reports, 1940-1946

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 279, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to associations in communities, towns and rural areas. These services include responsibility to the registered YWCA's acting in place of employed secretaries and board members, analyzing work in community associations and identifying trends, advising community associations on the development of their members, managing the affiliation and disaffiliation of community associations and advising associations on their...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1946

Field Division minutes and reports, 1929-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 349, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Field Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the organization of new associations and the development of existing associations in cities, towns and rural communities. In order to accomplish this work the Field Division is expected to stay informed about the needs of the women and girls, seek out trends concerning the life of women and girls and understand the needs of local associations. The work of the Field Division is carried out by three community...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1931

Field Division minutes and reports, 1922-1928

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 349, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The Field Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the organization of new associations and the development of existing associations in cities, towns and rural communities. In order to accomplish this work the Field Division is expected to stay informed about the needs of the women and girls, seek out trends concerning the life of women and girls and understand the needs of local associations. The work of the Field Division is carried out by three community...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1928

Field Division minutes and reports, 1920-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 349, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The Field Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the organization of new associations and the development of existing associations in cities, towns and rural communities. In order to accomplish this work the Field Division is expected to stay informed about the needs of the women and girls, seek out trends concerning the life of women and girls and understand the needs of local associations. The work of the Field Division is carried out by three community...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

Field Division minutes and reports, 1918-1919

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 349, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Field Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the organization of new associations and the development of existing associations in cities, towns and rural communities. In order to accomplish this work the Field Division is expected to stay informed about the needs of the women and girls, seek out trends concerning the life of women and girls and understand the needs of local associations. The work of the Field Division is carried out by three community...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1919

Field Division minutes and reports, 1913-1917

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 349, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Field Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the organization of new associations and the development of existing associations in cities, towns and rural communities. In order to accomplish this work the Field Division is expected to stay informed about the needs of the women and girls, seek out trends concerning the life of women and girls and understand the needs of local associations. The work of the Field Division is carried out by three community...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1917

Field Division minutes and reports, 1907-1912

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 350, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Field Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the organization of new associations and the development of existing associations in cities, towns and rural communities. In order to accomplish this work the Field Division is expected to stay informed about the needs of the women and girls, seek out trends concerning the life of women and girls and understand the needs of local associations. The work of the Field Division is carried out by three community...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1912

Montana, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 187, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Montana. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, association fact sheets, historical summaries and applications for affiliation. Additional materials include state conferences notes and the report of the survey of rural life...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Nebraska, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning existing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Nebraska and inquires into the organization of new associations. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, association fact sheets, historical summaries and applications for affiliation. For those communities with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Nebraska, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning Hastings and Jefferson, Nebraska district associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. County or district associations represent rural or small town areas that may not have the support of participation to maintain a full association. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Nebraska, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning existing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Nebraska and inquires into the organization of new associations. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, association fact sheets, historical summaries and applications for affiliation. For those communities with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

Nevada, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Nevada. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, association fact sheets, historical summaries and applications for affiliation. Local association files are preceded by reports concerning the YWCA in the state of Nevada. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Reports of rural associations in Michigan, 1924

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 368, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Three reports of rural association work in Michigan prepared by the Rural Communities Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The reports provide a history of the organization of the associations, descriptions of the associations' structure and organization and summaries of their areas of work.

Dates of Materials: 1924

Reprint privilege and rural work, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 239, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. requests to reprint materials and documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. rural organizations and program. Organization in rural communities presents some unique challenges in funding, communication and reach. Rural communities are often farm based but can also include small towns and small manufacturing or labor based towns representing a diverse set of needs for rural communities. The definition of rural communities and their social, economic...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Rural, circa 1918-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in rural and agricultural communities. The Agricultural Committee and Town and Country Committee discuss, at their meetings, the unique problems and conditions faced in these rural communities, how the national emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. may apply, determine the focus of work for the rural communities and discuss the relationships between the rural communities and the rest of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The National Agricultural Council...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1949

Rural, circa 1913-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the organization, program, management and conferences of district and county associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. District and county associations are organized in rural areas where due to population, finance or interest a larger area is organized to support a YWCA of the U.S.A. association. Reports, notes, pamphlets and handbooks concerning the administration, organization and development of county and district associations address the standards of rural associations,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1950

Rural, 1913-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning a project proposal to the International Harvester Company and reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries working with rural communities. In order to help fund rural projects and expansion, the YWCA of the U.S.A. sends project proposals to International Harvester Company seeking their financial support. Documents include the project proposal reports and statements of purpose in addition to correspondence concerning the progress and outcome of the appeals. Annual and...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1949

Rural, 1915-1925

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in rural communities. Reports include field secretary reports with updates and assessments of regional rural needs and a report on the relationship of students to rural churches and church cooperation in rural communities. 

Dates of Materials: 1915-1925

Rural, circa 1924-1926

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. reports concerning the "Ford studies," studies of rural associations made with the support of the Ford Foundation. The studies are undertaken to identify problems in rural associations and communities that may be underserved, identify what makes a successful rural associations and make recommendation for future practices. The general reports of the studies provides a background to the need for the study and an overview of the methods and organization of the study. Reports...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1926

Rural, 1924-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports of regional rural studies conducted with funding from the Ford Fund. Careful studies are made to identify problems in rural associations and communities that may be underserved, identify what makes a successful rural associations and make recommendation for future practices. A study of the Dallas, Houston and Galveston, Texas areas assesses the associations in small communities with connections to a large city. The Michigan industrial-rural study examines the conditions in...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1931

Rural, circa 1924-1926

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports of rural studies conducted with funding from the Ford Fund. Careful studies are made to identify problems in rural associations and communities that may be underserved, identify what makes a successful rural associations and make recommendation for future practices. Reports provide background information, describe the method of study, present data such as population and association statistics, make recommendations for future rural development and discuss the social and economic...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1926

Rural, 1925-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports of regional rural studies for Tecumseh, Ohio, Tulare County California, and Wausau, Wisconsin, conducted with funding from the Ford Foundation. Careful studies are made to identify problems in rural associations and communities that may be underserved, identify what makes a successful rural associations and make recommendation for future practices. Reports provide background information, describe the method of study, present data such as population and association statistics, make...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1928

Rural, circa 1906-1934

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. town associations. Town associations are those serving small towns in rural communities or near larger cities. Handbooks, pamphlets, reports and correspondence concerning the organizations and administration of town associations address budgeting and finance, bookkeeping, setting up constitutions and bylaws, managing leaders and volunteers and how to establish a new town association. Program guides for town associations include suggestions of the types...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1934