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Found in 468 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1961-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and development of young women's Christian associations in Rhodesia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has sent secretaries to advise and direct the development of the association in Rhodesia. In their correspondence and reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. they describe the needs of the women and girls of Rhodesia in addition to the political and racial context in which they are operating. Many letters comment on the effect of the political tensions with Northern and...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1963

Africa, 1960-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the program of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1969

Africa, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 230, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togoland and Uganda. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Africa, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in West Africa and the history of association work throughout Africa. Proceedings, notes and reports of the West Africa conference of YWCA's summarize and assess the conference proceedings and experience. At the conference, women from associations in West Africa hear presentations concerning and discuss topics such as the status of women, western influence in Africa, family and marriage, and leadership. In addition, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

American Committee convention proceedings, 1886-1903

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 1a, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the from the first, third, eighth and ninth conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization the American Committee.

Dates of Materials: 1886-1903

American Committee convention proceedings, 1905-1906

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 1a, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the 1905 and 1906 conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization the American Committee. The 1906 conference was a special convention to address the joining of the American Committee with the International Board to form the proposed Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America.

Dates of Materials: 1905-1906

American Committee minutes, reports and conference proceedings, 1886-1906

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 1, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization, the American Committee. The proceedings and reports reflect the name of the organization at the time of creation as it went through organizational changes. Included are issues of the "Evangel," a publication issued by the International Committee of Young Women's Christian Associations.

Dates of Materials: 1886-1906

Anniversaries, 1916-1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 17, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the preparation for and celebration of YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board and YWCA of the U.S.A. anniversaries. Materials include programs, correspondence concerning planning events and raising money, histories of YWCA work, timelines of notable milestones and essays regarding achievements. Materials concerning the fiftieth anniversary of young women's Christian associations in the United States follow documents on the anniversaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1932

Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada, circa 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada. Proceedings and reports of the Asian Women's Study Conference document the international conference concerning the role of women in Asia. The conference, hosted by the YWCA of Japan includes delegates from Asian associations and is an opportunity for the women to discuss common problems and share information. A letter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Leadership Services Division to a program...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1959

Baltic States, circa 1922-1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Estonia and Latvia. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Estonia and Latvia work to develop programming and train local leaders. In addition, efforts are made to form cooperative relationships between the Estonian and Latvian associations including holding joint conferences. YWCA work in Estonia and Latvia is focused on work with younger girls including a Girl Reserve program. Reports and proceedings provide an overview of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1937

Baltic States, circa 1920-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Estonia and Latvia. American secretaries in Latvia and Estonia work in the newly independent countries to train leaders in the YWCA movement there. YWCA associations work with a variety of women focusing on younger girls through Girl Reserve clubs. Reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. include background information and general demographics before describing and assessing the progress made in the work with YWCA associations and leaders. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1939

Buildings, circa 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Policies, handbooks and other documents concerning the use, maintenance and management of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and the buildings of local associations. Handbooks outline policies and suggest best practices addressing legal and practical aspects of building ownership and occupation. Following the disaffiliation of several associations that merge with their local YMCA, the YWCA of the U.S.A. released a set of documents outlining policies concerning merged associations and associations...
Dates of Materials: circa 1959-1970

Burma and Ceylon, Canada, Taipei, Fiji, Germany, Greece, Guam, and Hong Kong, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations around the world. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1970

California, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 162, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports and correspondence for YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in San Joaquin Valley (Tulare District), Compton and Eureka, California. Visitation reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries make assessments of the performance of the associations, describe the community served by the associations and discuss challenges of the association. Other documents include histories, applications for affiliation, constitutions, bylaws, correspondence and employee and volunteer...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

California, circa 1918-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 163, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Los Angeles association. As an association serving women and girls of a large metropolitan area the Los Angeles YWCA has a complex and robust program. Visitation reports describe and assess the association and its branches, the needs of its members and the challenges the association faces. World War II brings a time of expanded program to the association with the increase of women working in industry and contributions to the war effort in Los...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1950

Camp Department minutes and reports, 1912-1927

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 224, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. Camp Department meets to discuss the facilities, functions, use and purpose of camps owned by the YWCA of the U.S.A. General camp program and policy is developed and decisions are made about the use of facilities. Visitation reports from secretaries visiting camp facilities summarize and assess the local needs and operations. In addition, documents include minutes and reports of a special commission to study the purpose and function of camps owned by the National Board...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1927

Campaign Committee minutes and reports, 1919-1923

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 224, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the campaign committees for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Assurance Policy Campaign and the Educational Department Campaign. Committee members plan the goals of the campaigns and develop publicity and outreach plans to local associations. The committee also provide suggestions for how local associations and departments can participate and develop interest in the campaigns.

Dates of Materials: 1919-1923

Camps, circa 1957-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning camp programs and administration. The YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations managed camp programs to give members opportunities to explore outdoor recreation, develop leadership skills and meet other YWCA members. Historical narratives of the camp program in the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide context to the role of camps in the organization. National support for camps varies and the documents concerning the Consultation on Area Camping and the report of the study of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1957-1970

Central America, Ceylon, China and Czechoslovakia, 1949-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Honduras, Ceylon, Taipei, China and Czechoslovakia. Correspondence concerning the development of an association in Honduras concern challenges and progress. Secretaries' reports from the YWCA of Ceylon, previously part of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, describe the status and needs of the women in Ceylon, the work of the YWCA of Ceylon and note important developments. Additional documents include a pamphlet providing...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1960

China, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of China. Since its beginning as a student association in the late nineteenth century through 1950, the YWCA of China sees women through times of political, social, economic and international change. The organization grows from student associations to serving rural populations, industrial and employed women and women in home life. The YWCA of China employs both Chinese and Western leaders, some of whom come from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Community Division, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to local associations that support their role in the community, facilitate relationships with other associations and the national organization, their administrative functions and their role as part of a global organization. One of these services is the administration of a self review system for local associations. This review system is in the form of the basic standards study that is later replaced by the...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Community Division, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division newsletters and proceedings of a workshop on mid-sized associations. The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to local associations that support their role in the community, facilitate relationships with other associations and the national organization, their administrative functions and their role as part of a global organization. "Memos to Staff," later "Program Memos to Staff" are semi-regular newsletters or...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Community Division, 1957-1961

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division study of administrative practices of metropolitan associations that have three or more branches and centers. A planning committee is responsible for the general planning and oversight of the study project. They meet to review progress and first results adjusting the project plan if necessary. The project objectives, context and methods are defined in a project plan. Correspondence to participating associations provide...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1961

Community Division, 1957-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Workshop materials and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division study of administrative practices of metropolitan associations that have three or more branches and centers. Three workshops over the course of the project bring together representatives from participating associations for face to face discussion of the topics concerning administration in large associations. Reports of the workshops summarize each discussion session in detail. Project documents sent to the...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1959

Conference Cabinet and National Regional Conference Committee minutes and reports, 1925-1939

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 279, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The Conference Cabinet of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the planning, budgets, functions and promotion of conferences. In addition to these matters the National Regional Conference Committee meets to discuss conference content, assess past conferences and discuss the personnel involved in planning and implementing regional conferences. Included in these minutes is discussion of the proposed interracial statement for conferences and a sample of the statement. 

Dates of Materials: 1925-1939

Conferences, 1931 February 4-6, circa 1969-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 281, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of Greater Charleston, South Carolina followed by proceedings of the YWCA eastern regional conference. YWCA of Greater Charleston documents continue materials from reel 342, microdex 8 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records microfilm local association series. 

Dates of Materials: 1931 February 4-6, circa 1969-1970

Conferences, 1962-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 284, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Conference notes, proceedings and announcements for cycle meetings, executive director meetings and a leadership development workshop. Documents are grouped by region under each type of conference. Regional conferences, meeting and workshops are an opportunity for YWCA of the U.S.A. members and leaders to gather with others from their areas between conventions. Cycle meetings are developed around a theme and are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to engage in discussion,...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1968

Conferences, circa 1965-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 284, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and post-conference actions of the National Youth Conference on Natural Beauty and Conservation held in Washington, D.C. in June of 1966. YWCA of the U.S.A. is one of the participating organizations along with the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, YMCA, 4-H clubs and other youth organizations.The conference goal, as stated in planning meeting notes, is "for youth to explore and define their role in national beauty and conservation." Post-conference...
Dates of Materials: circa 1965-1967

Conferences, circa 1966-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 284, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Following the National Youth Conference on Natural Beauty and Conservation in 1966, subsequent projects, actions and conferences are planned to further explore the role of youth in conservation, achieve actionable results and carry the momentum of the conference forward. To help groups realize their conservation projects, Coca Cola offers community project assistant grants. Grant guidelines and announcements are included and further describe the requirements and goals of the program. Another...
Dates of Materials: circa 1966-1968

Conferences, 1962-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 284, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Planning materials, conference proceedings, and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conferences on outdoor recreation and conservation. Two national conference in the Grand Teton National Park on Jackson Lake explore the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in conservation efforts, the role of outdoor recreation in programming and ways to implement both. Documents include conference bulletins, brochures, proceedings, speeches and post-conference reports. Also included are planning materials for...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1968