World War, 1939-1945 -- Children
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Girl Reserve, circa 1915-1945
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents During World War II, the need for increased work with teenagers becomes more apparent and teenage canteens are established through many organizations, including the YWCA of the U.S.A., to meet those needs. Pamphlets and correspondence concerning the canteens describe the purpose and aims of the services and the organization of canteens and their activity programs. During World War II the agriculture industry also sees and increased need for labor. To meet the harvesting needs of farms during...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1945
Girl Reserve, 1913-1942
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents To ensure the needs of the developing girls are being met, the YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts studies and keeps records of participation. A study during the early years of World War II collects responses to questionnaires concerning the effect the war is having on young people. In 1928 a more comprehensive study of the services of the Girl Reserve Department is conducted in collaboration with the Field Department. This study assesses the services to girls, services to young employed girls and...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1942
Girl Reserve, circa 1922-1946
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserves with the Church, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls and other organizations; curfew policies and "the effect of emergency on younger girls." Cooperation between the Girl Reserves, Camp Fire Girls, and Girl Scouts includes joint publications on leadership and junior hospital aides. Curfew materials document attempts "to curb the rising tide of delinquency" and how to better address the problem. The "effect of emergency on younger girls"...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1946
Girl Reserve, 1942-1944
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve harvest camps. Harvest Camps were arranged for members of the Girls Reserve to assist with harvesting crops during as way to contribute to the war effort. Materials include brochures, attendance records, registration materials, guidance on administering a harvest camp, news clippings about the camps, camp activities, training, and other materials relating to the functioning of a harvest camp.
Dates of Materials: 1942-1944
Girl Reserve, 1934-1938
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Issues of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve quarterly bulletin, "The Registered Letter". The bulletin suggest activities and plays, provides updates on the Girl Reserve program, reinforce the Girl Reserve mission, and address issues of the times. Many issues of "The Registered Letter" begin with a letter from the secretary addressing a particular challenge ahead or social issue that is important to the Girl Reserve. Issues that are addressed include, the treatment of Jewish people in...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1938
Girl Reserve, 1919-1946
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve war work, work with younger girls, and the Youth and food production project. War work materials suggest war work opportunities for younger and teen-aged girls, describe the attitudes and concerns of the girls during World War II, and other matters. In addition, materials address concerns about the effect of the war on girls including the rise of child labor and fair labor laws. Some activities suggested include harvesting, salvaging and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946
Girl Reserve, 1913-1946
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and administration of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserves including skits, reports, and communications relating to selecting a new name for the Girl Reserves; USO planning for young girls during World War II; "Paving the way for peace" radio script; war efforts; YWCA and Girl Reserve promotional materials; music programs; suggested Girl Reserve activities; a report on the Girl Reserve philosophy and its psychological implications; involvement of girls in...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1946
International institutes, 1933-1944
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Institute of Immigrant Welfare (NIIW) including awards, bulletins, by-laws, first convention, second convention, development, meetings of Board of Directors, liaison committee, study on three generations, YWCA relationships, and miscellaneous. Awards materials are comprised of award ceremony programs and introductory remarks. Bulletins are national communications sent out to update YWCA institutes on national initiatives, efforts to change policy and law,...
Dates of Materials: 1933-1944