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Community education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Conferences, 1922-1929

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations to YWCA communities. Materials also address the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1929

Education and Research Division minutes and reports, 1921-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 280, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents The Education and Research Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., established in 1921 following a national reorganization, seeks to carry out the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s goal of developing the lives of women through education. The division is a carry over of the Department of Research and Methods that existed prior to the reorganization. The minutes of the first meeting of the Education and Research Division record the discussion of the name of the division and the defining of the division purpose...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1931

Exhibit, 1964-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 290, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. and its National Board repeat their role from the 1939 World's Fair in 1964 as a hospitality service and welcoming facility in addition to hosting a reception for foreign commissioners. A brief summary report summarizes the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in the fair and correspondence, minutes and reports concerning preparations for the fair offer a more in depth look into their role and intentions as well as relationships to the fair and other hosting organizations....
Dates of Materials: 1964-1965

Immigration, 1910-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports on immigration analyze social, economic, and material needs of immigrants, provide demographic information, suggest changes to programming, reports on efforts to work with immigrants at Ellis and Angel islands, and discuss the YWCA International Institutes. Reports also discuss efforts in education and training including teaching English to non-native speakers. Separated families materials discuss and report on how low immigration quotas effect displaced persons and their families,...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1947

Immigration, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous immigration materials concerning the YWCA program, outreach, and education regarding immigrants and displaced persons. Materials address United States laws and public policy, social welfare issues faced by immigrant populations, employment barriers and treatment, and social acceptance and perceptions. Cooperation between YWCA international institutes and other YWCA associations is addressed through the education materials and numerous pamphlets intended to educate women of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

Industrial, 1922-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and other materials from central region YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial conferences arranged by year. Conference materials may include summaries of talks and lectures given, discussion of how to effectively engage women and girls in political and social activism, demographics and statistics regarding club membership, devotions and prayers, and discussion of the pressing issues of the time. In addition, materials may discuss current legislation relating to employed women,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1935

International institutes, 1923-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

International Institute studies including, "Study of a place and future of International Institutes", "Study on the status of International Institutes", and additional local studies. Studies provide descriptions of goals and outcomes, make recommendations for the future of international institutes in the YWCA, analyze survey results, and include survey questions distributed. Local studies are arranged alphabetically by state and city. 

Dates of Materials: 1923-1944

International institutes, 1928-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning international institutes, YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrant women including materials on adult education programs and the American Federation of International Institutes. Adult education materials include citizenship training, social program availability, English language coaching, home life adjustments, preserving cultural heritage, discussions of social and cultural differences, and other topics aimed at helping women new to the United States adjust to...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1948

International institutes, 1924-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Newsletters, quarterly bulletins, and technical bulletins concerning international institutes, YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrants to the United States. Bulletins address immigration law and policy, announce lecture series and events, provide case studies regarding living conditions around the world, announce personnel matters, and relay other information important to the international institutes. In addition, bulletins discuss issues of race, prejudices, social standing, and YWCA...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1938

International institutes, 1930-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Conference proceedings and minutes for national institute conferences. International institutes are YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrant women in the United States. Issues addressed include, Japanese Americans and internment, war refugees, immigration and naturalization difficulties, administration of international institutes, and social and economic problems. Documents also address and discuss migration issues and practices globally. In addition, conference materials describe...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1943

International institutes, 1917-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Conference proceedings and minutes for international institute conferences. International institutes are YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrant women in the United States. Conference materials discuss immigration and naturalization difficulties, administration of international institutes, immigration law, employment for immigrants, and social and economic problems. In addition, conference materials describe methods and initiatives for serving the international communities of women....
Dates of Materials: 1917-1928

International institutes, 1910-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes, clubs for immigrant women in the United States. Documents include materials on conference with the Foreign Community Department and Nationality Community Department, a proposal for an ethnographic museum, folk festivals and the history of the institutes. International institute conference materials include minutes, reports, and correspondence. Documents concern the administration and organization of institutes and departments,...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1945

United Community Defense Services, 1954, undated

 File — Box 1039: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387578], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs of YWCA United Community Defense Services staff and programs.

Dates of Materials: 1954; undated