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Midwest, United States

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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

Girl Reserve conferences, 1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 90, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Conference materials, post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials for the 1937 central region Girl Reserve Conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Conferences for Girl Reserve secretaries and advisors are a place for sharing methods and ideas, discussing the issues faced...
Dates of Materials: 1937

Girl Reserve conferences, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 90, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Conference materials, post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials for the 1936 central region Girl Reserve Conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Conferences for Girl Reserve secretaries and advisors are a place for sharing methods and ideas, discussing the issues faced...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Girl Reserve conferences, 1934-1935

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 91, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Conference materials for the 1935 Girl Reserve adviser's seminar followed by records of the central, eastern, southern, and western regional Girl Reserve conferences arranged in that order. Regional conference materials include post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps,...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1935

Girl Reserve conferences, 1932-1933

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 91, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Conference materials for the 1932-1933 Girl Reserve adviser's seminar followed by records of the central, eastern, southern, and western regional Girl Reserve conferences arranged in that order. Regional conference materials include post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps,...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1933

Girl Reserve conferences, 1931-1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 91, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Conference materials for the 1931-1932 Girl Reserve secretaries' seminar followed by records of the central, eastern, southern, and western regional Girl Reserve conferences arranged in that order. Regional conference materials include post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities,...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1932

Girl Reserve conferences, 1929-1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 91, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Conference materials for the 1929-1930 central and eastern regional Girl Reserve conferences. Regional conference materials include post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Conferences for Girl Reserve secretaries and advisors are a place for...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1930

Industrial, 1936-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department conference programs and materials for the central region conferences arranged by year. Conference programs and other materials discuss the employment issues faced at the time and may include issues of race, religion, nationality, fair wages, employment during World War II, working conditions, job training, education, and other needs. Materials also discuss the organization of the industrial council, promote national initiative, inform conference...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1942

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

Industrial, 1943-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department regional conference programs and materials for the east central region arranged by year. Conference programs, proceedings, minutes, and other materials discuss the employment issues faced at the time and may include issues of race, religion, nationality, fair wages, employment during World War II, working conditions, job training, education, and other needs. Conference materials also concern the administration, recruiting, programming, and...
Dates of Materials: 1943-1950

Industrial conferences, 1922-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from weekend midwinter industrial conferences for the central and eastern regions arranged by region then year. Materials may provide attendance, committee, and demographic information, lists of resources to consult, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, resolutions and recommendations, devotions, and other activities. Discussion groups concern the work during World War II, the economic environments of the times, discrimination in and out of the workplace,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1950

National Student Council Geneva Region minutes and reports, 1932-1940

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 375, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Regional councils of the National Student Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are responsible for regional policy making, maintaining the relationship between local student associations, the National Student Council and maintaining the regional budget and staff. The Geneva region covers the Midwest territory including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Ten area committees report to the Geneva Regional Council to increase the connection...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1940

National Student Council Geneva Region minutes and reports, 1922-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 375, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Regional councils of the National Student Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are responsible for regional policy making, maintaining the relationship between local student associations, the National Student Council and maintaining the regional budget and staff. The Geneva region covers the Midwest territory including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Ten area committees report to the Geneva Regional Council to increase the connection...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1931

Region, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 299, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. central region National Board staff meetings and additional documents concerning regional operations. Regional staff meetings include discussion of personnel needs, association visitation summaries and regional challenges or opportunities. Additional regional documents include work tools and guidelines for regional implementation of the "One Imperative," attendance lists for regional leadership consultations and a central region report for...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Regions, circa 1912-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 126, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes and reports from the central and east central regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional offices collect information from local associations, assess association needs and performance, assess regional social and economic needs, share information with local associations and report to the National Board on the region's performance and needs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1950

Regions, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 238, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and correspondence concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. central region associations. Regional staff, central region members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board and central region field staff meet to discuss the status and needs of associations in the region, bring reports from conferences and conventions and review financial needs. In addition, meetings may include review of the relationship between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YMCA of the USA associations in the central...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Student conferences , 1961-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 301, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Records of the Geneva area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. student associations. The regional conference, often held jointly with the area Student YMCA, convenes to unite students under common purpose, strengthen their commitment to the regional and national associations and share resources and learning. Records vary between conference year but may include lists of attendees, evaluation reports, speeches and session notes, pamphlets and brochures, and planning committee minutes. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1968

Student conferences, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 239, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, evaluation and program of the Geneva, Middle Atlantic, New England, New York and Pacific Northwest regional student association conferences. The regional joint YWCA and YMCA student conferences or Student Christian Movement conferences are a chance for students and leaders to meet others from their region, discuss national and regional issues affecting them and participate in recreational activities. Documents include planning materials and planning...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Student: East Central region, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports from the National Student YWCA East Central region, formerly the Geneva region. Annual reports and monthly reports combine statistical reporting with some narrative descriptions reporting on items such as membership, participation and work days. Following the reports are regional newsletters, program notes and regional correspondence. 

Dates of Materials: 1970

Student: Geneva region, 1962-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports from the National Student YWCA Geneva region advisory committee, regional assembly and regional council. The Geneva region is comprised of North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. 

Dates of Materials: 1962-1969

Student: Geneva region, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Annual reports from the Geneva region of the National Student YWCA combining statistical and narrative reporting summarizing the development, management, program, challenges and participation of student associations in the region. 

Dates of Materials: 1960-1970

Student: Geneva region, 1961-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Completed monthly reporting forms from the Geneva region of the National Student YWCA. These forms collect summaries and brief narrative descriptions of information such as visits to student associations, meeting participation, cooperation with other associations and organizations, work hours, area travel and regional development. Some forms are supplemented by a longer narrative report in addition to the standard form. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1969

Student: Geneva region, 1961-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the programs and management of the Geneva region of the National Student YWCA. A report of a study of religious life at Coe College summarizes the study's finding and recommendations. Work Plans outline the timeline, scope and emphases of regional development and activity. Additional materials include regional newsletters and mailings, a compilation of women's liberation resources and activities and records of workshops and consultations. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1969

Student Geneva region, 1957-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 243, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Geneva Region Advisory Committee of the National Student YWCA. The committee discusses the regional needs of the local student YWCA's in the Midwest and report on recruiting, programs and conferences. 

Dates of Materials: 1957-1959

Student Geneva region, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 244, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the student program in the Geneva region (Midwest) of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional staff, councils and committees are an intermediary leadership and communication channel between the national organization and local associations. Minutes and reports of the regional council include project updates, conference plans, discussion of regional and local needs and interpretation of the national emphases to the local level. Regional council meetings may include National...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Student Geneva region, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 244, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Annual reports of the Geneva, or Midwest, region of the National Student YWCA of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports combine a statistical summary with narrative assessments of regional objectives, strong associations, associations with problems and conferences.

Dates of Materials: 1950-1960

Student Geneva region, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 244, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Completed monthly reporting forms from regional secretaries in the Geneva (Midwest) region of the National Student YWCA. Monthly report forms include sections for reporting local visits, services provided to student associations, meetings and conferences attended, and a narrative summary of regional developments. In addition, the reports summarize travel, collaborative work with other organizations and hours worked. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1960