Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents "Occupations of women in greater Prague," a report by Alpha Buse in cooperation with women from the YWCA of the U.S.A., studies the labor situation in Prague and the status of women across many occupations. The report studies the labor movement in Czechoslovakia in addition to labor unions, labor law and legislation and economic situations. The second half of the report looks at women working in various types of occupations and addresses employment issues such as wages and working...
Dates of Materials: 1920
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The "Recreation survey of Prague," published by the Ministry of Social Welfare, is a report of the study of recreation and leisure time activities in Prague concerning the importance of "wholesome play" and healthy recreation as a way to provide alternatives to alcohol, gambling, prostitution, and juvenile crime. The study examines current recreation opportunities at home, in social clubs, in gymnastic and dance organizations, at commercial establishments and at libraries and museums....
Dates of Materials: 1920
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence from YWCA of the U.S.A. staff working in Czechoslovakia concerning current YWCA work and programming and assessing those efforts. YWCA work in Czechoslovakia takes on many forms including recreation leadership, the Czech-American Summer School for Social Work, student associations, work with employed women, health education, and general programming. Secretaries' reports and correspondence include description of their travels and impressions of their new culture and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1922
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Czechoslovakia. Reports and correspondence from YWCA secretaries in Czechoslovakia concern the troubles and conflict faced by Czechoslovakians and foreign workers during the time leading up to Hitler's occupation and through the end of World War II. YWCA centers assist with refugees, continue work with women, and provide other assistance as needed. Speeches made by the mayor of Prague and the President of Czechoslovakia are included in the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950
War Work Council Overseas Committee reports, 1918-1920
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 381, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the oversight of war relief overseas being conducted through or supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports from the committee provide an overview of their services and activities for the reporting period including an assessment of the social, economic, health and safety conditions in the countries where work is being conducted. Reports of from secretaries working in Belgium and...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1920
World Emergency, 1939-1946
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 75, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in China, Czechoslovakia, the Dutch East Indies and Estonia. During World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with the World YWCA, YWCA organizations around the world, and other relief agencies to assist with the global cause. War relief activities include operating hostess houses, refugee relief, financial support, health aid and supplying provisions. Where there are established YWCA centers, regular YWCA programming is continued as...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1946