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Young Women's Christian associations -- Ethiopia

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 47, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division work in Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa. American secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries to train leaders, develop programs for women, address local needs, and work towards the development of women in other countries. The foreign program emphasizes working with women and their cultural and local customs. During the conflict in Ethiopia with Italy YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work to aid local women and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Carrie Eliza Meares papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00610
Abstract YWCA worker. The Carrie Eliza Meares Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life. Types of materials include correspondence, memorabilia, press releases, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and subject files. The bulk of the papers focus on Meares' work in South Africa for the World YWCA, 1950-53; in Ethiopia for the YWCA of the U.S.A., 1960-61; and on the August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The papers include general background reference on South...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1982; Majority of material found within 1947-1963

Ethiopia: General, circa 1959-1971

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Young women's Christian associations in Ethiopia. YWCA programs and activities provide much needed services for the women and girls in the community such as a vocational training school, classes in gardening, cooking and English, recreation opportunities and childcare. Photographs include images of YWCA buildings and facilities, vocational training school participants, YWCA leaders, special programs, ceremonies and classes.

Dates of Materials: circa 1959-1971

Ethiopia: Opening of the Asmara YWCA, 1967

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the opening of the Asmara YWCA in Ethiopia. The ceremonies and celebrations are attended by Emperor Haile Selassie and photographs show him receiving guests, touring the facilities and participating in inaugural ceremonies.

Dates of Materials: 1967

Ethiopia: Vocational training, circa 1960-1971

 File — Box 1007: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388006], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association vocational training programs in Ethiopia. These schools offer classes in domestic arts, sewing, cooking, literacy and English. Photographs highlight class accomplishments and participants and include images of active classes and graduation ceremonies.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1971