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Found in 921 Collections and/or Records:

England, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Great Britain in addition to materials concerning general YWCA work in Great Britain. Having existed through both world wars, the work of the YWCA of Great Britain involves war work and relief efforts in addition to the services for women. During the rise of Nazi Germany and continuing into World War II, there is concern regarding religious freedoms in Germany. Bulletins and pamphlets examine the effect the Nazi regime is...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

European Student Relief Committee of the World's Student Christian Federation minutes and reports, 1924

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 376, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The European Student Relief Committee of the World's Student Christian Federation is formed in 1920 in response to emergency needs of Austrian students by providing material and intellectual relief. The program quickly expanded to include relief of students in all of Europe and by 1923 the program was serving 19 countries with support from 36. Minutes and reports include financial summaries of how contributions are used and collected, reports on the relief work from each country served and...
Dates of Materials: 1924

European Student Relief Committee of the World's Student Christian Federation minutes and reports, 1920-1923

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 376, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The European Student Relief Committee of the World's Student Christian Federation is formed in 1920 in response to emergency needs of Austrian students by providing material and intellectual relief. The program quickly expanded to include relief of students in all of Europe and by 1923 the program was serving 19 countries with support from 36. Minutes and reports include financial summaries of how contributions are used and collected, reports on the relief work from each country served and...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1923

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

Exhibits, 1915-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s participation in the A Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, New York World's Fair and the Panama-Pacific Exposition. The YWCA of the U.S.A. participates in the expositions to convey the value of their services and share their purpose with the public. Exhibits show examples of work from members, display international work, highlight religious aspects and describe programs. In addition, the YWCA of the U.S.A. hosts teas and...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1939

Family relations, 1923-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s study of family life and family life education programs for women and girls. Following the 1924 national convention, the Commission on the Family in the Life of Today was formed to study the changing family structures and the needs of women and girls. Using surveys and discussion guides the needs of married women, employed women, children and parents were identified in areas of individual growth, relationships with the opposite sex, dating, sex,...
Dates of Materials: 1923-1946

Federated Student Committee minutes, 1921-1932

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 373, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The Federated Student Committee unites the participating student Christian movements behind common cause and purpose. Meetings address the role of religion on college campuses, the needs of Christian college students, programs for connecting students with church or missions groups, the development of educational programs and methods of collaboration across movements. 

Dates of Materials: 1921-1932

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

Fields and field work, 1896-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Field committees represent the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in established areas of the country connecting areas under the united work of the National Board and national YWCA movement. Field representatives visit their designated areas, provide assistance to local associations and report to the National Board. In addition, recommendations are made regarding the formation and organization of new associations and documents discuss the relationship between field committees, local...
Dates of Materials: 1896-1921

Florence Simms Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee minutes, 1924-1927

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 368, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

The Florence Simms Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the maintenance and administration of the scholarship fund. Meetings include discussions of policy, updates on the management of the fund and updates on the balance of the fund. 

Dates of Materials: 1924-1927

Food service and Foreign Division, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 230, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning food service in the YWCA of the U.S.A., Foreign Division advisory secretaries and Foreign Division committees. Food service documents are difficult to read due to film quality, but are likely directories of food services in local associations. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provides training opportunities for foreign secretaries in the United States, aides in the development of associations in other countries through leadership development, sending staff...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

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

Foreign Division, 1925-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 72, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the placement and management of American secretaries in other countries, communication to the YWCA of the U.S.A. regarding work in other countries and fundraising for foreign projects. Through the annual magazine "Foreign Facts," and later "World Cooperation," the Foreign Division updates the YWCA of the U.S.A. readers on the YWCA activities abroad through profiles of leaders, foreign secretaries and associations. Victories...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1938

Foreign Division, circa 1920-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 72, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National Board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries. Functions of the Foreign Division include the management of secretaries in foreign countries, communications and reports to the National Board and members, collaborating with other organizations internationally and managing YWCA activities abroad. Part of managing foreign programs includes...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1941

Foreign Division, 1916-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division staff manuals, office information and meeting documents. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Continued from reel 72, microdex 5 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records, the foreign secretary's manual details her job requirements, terms of service, relationship...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1943

Foreign Division, circa 1912-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the policies, post-war leadership, programs, property and printed materials of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Part of the duties of the staff of the Foreign Division is to develop policy for working with other countries and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1944

Foreign Division, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning requests refused, scholarships, secretary retirement, secretary requirements, social service, staff commission and staff meetings. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations, managing...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Foreign Division, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. International Leadership Training Project and Pan American Project. As part of its mission, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division seeks to foster international understanding through personal relationships and shared experiences. The International Leadership Training Project funded through a Ford Foundation grant brings young YWCA leaders from around the world to the United States to learn about democratic leadership, develop an understanding of...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

Foreign Division chairmen minutes, 1926-1929

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 352, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Chairmen of the sections of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meet to report on the status of work in the countries in their section, decide matters of policy, plan the budget and discuss issues of personnel and resources in their sections. 

Dates of Materials: 1926-1929

Foreign Division chairmen minutes, 1922-1925

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 352, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Chairmen of the sections of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meet to report on the status of work in the countries in their section, decide matters of policy, plan the budget and discuss issues of personnel and resources in their sections. 

Dates of Materials: 1922-1925

Foreign Division, China section minutes and reports, 1919-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The China section of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for studying the conditions for women and girls in China, identifying urgent needs and opportunities and determining the role of the YWCA in China. In addition, they facilitate cooperation with the National Committee of China in its development. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in China describe the development of their work, the conditions in their community of work and possible future needs. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1921

Foreign Division Committee minutes and reports, 1955-1961

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 351, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of leadership in YWCA associations around the world, cooperating with the World YWCA and national member associations, promoting an understanding of global issues and world belonging to members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., aiding countries in the early stages of YWCA development and encouraging participation in World YWCA events. These goals are accomplished by sending American YWCA secretaries to aid...
Dates of Materials: 1955-1961

Foreign Division Committee minutes and reports, 1949-1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 351, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of leadership in YWCA associations around the world, cooperating with the World YWCA and national member associations, promoting an understanding of global issues and world belonging to members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., aiding countries in the early stages of YWCA development and encouraging participation in World YWCA events. These goals are accomplished by sending American YWCA secretaries to aid...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1954

Foreign Division Committee minutes and reports, 1944-1948

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 351, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of leadership in YWCA associations around the world, cooperating with the World YWCA and national member associations, promoting an understanding of global issues and world belonging to members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., aiding countries in the early stages of YWCA development and encouraging participation in World YWCA events. These goals are accomplished by sending American YWCA secretaries to aid...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1948

Foreign Division Committee minutes and reports, 1941-1943

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 351, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of leadership in YWCA associations around the world, cooperating with the World YWCA and national member associations, promoting an understanding of global issues and world belonging to members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., aiding countries in the early stages of YWCA development and encouraging participation in World YWCA events. These goals are accomplished by sending American YWCA secretaries to aid...
Dates of Materials: 1941-1943