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World politics -- 1945-1989

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Camps, communism, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. day and residential camping programs, a statement of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s stance on communism and a report explaining the theory, practice and implications of communism. The YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations operate residential and day camp programs to provide outdoor recreation for all of its members. Directories of residential camps lists the camp, its address and capacity. A series of resolutions passed in response to the success...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1960

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

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings, in three volumes, follow the convention sessions from opening remarks to the final adjournment. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national importance. The convention continues to have an international focus in...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow conventions sessions from opening remarks through final adjournment with speeches and group discussions documented in other reports represented in later microdexes. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Addresses, worship services, and reports for the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Addresses from YWCA delegates as well as special guests reflect an interest in international affairs, peace, and freedoms and include a presentation on the international implications of the "Interracial Charter" passed at a previous convention. In addition to addresses, the convention features small discussion groups of special interests...
Dates of Materials: 1952

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents National Board report to the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to the convention the National Board prepares a report summarizing and assessing the work done over the previous three years since the last convention. YWCA of the U.S.A. activities continue to have a strong emphasis on international cooperation and work towards human rights and equality. A special project continuing at the convention is the centennial...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Proceedings begin on page 174 continuing from reel 40, microdex 1. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special remarks, YWCA of the U.S.A. groups and departments present on their...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings for the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings taken by a stenographer follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, addresses and...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, discussions concern the social, political, economic, and technological implications of living in the space and nuclear ages. Reports and presentations are...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Program, workbook, and call to the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board distributes a workbook containing a review of YWCA of the U.S.A. work over the past three years, and information to prepare the delegates for what will be discussed at the coming convention. The workbook covers finances, organization and structure of the national and local associations, an update of basic...
Dates of Materials: 1961

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The addresses, remarks, and discussions concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the women's movement in the sixties. Responding to social and demographic changes, new technologies, world politics and space exploration, the women discuss their...
Dates of Materials: 1961 May

Egypt and England, 1951-1953

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Egypt and England. The YWCA of Egypt began as an association for British women and girls living in Egypt later expanding to include Egyption women. Reports of the work of the YWCA of Egypt provide the historical, cultural and social context in which it works. Reports and correspondence from secretaries to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division describe the work and programs of associations in Europe, advisory activities the...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1953

Germany, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Following World War I, YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries visit Germany and write letters and reports describing the economic and social conditions affecting the country and the women served by the YWCA. As Hitler rises to power, the YWCA of the U.S.A. takes interest in the political situation. The toll it takes on the citizens of Germany and the refugee crisis becomes important as more and more people are displaced. Correspondence and reports from the American Committee for Christian German...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Outside organizations: Foreign and peace, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s communication with or relationship to outside organizations for foreign affairs and peace. The YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts development programs in foreign countries and as such, has occasion to work with or cooperate with other agencies with foreign interests. Documents include requests for grants from the Asia Foundation, the Conference of Asian Affairs Inc.'s request for a completed questionnaire on American interests in Asia, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Peace and personnel policies and services, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Statements and memorandums concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s position on peace and documents concerning personnel policies and services. In response to the international political climate and developments in the atomic age, the YWCA of the U.S.A., through its public affairs programs, releases a statement on peace. Additional position statements concern the Atoms for Peace program and its relationship to the United Nations, disarmament, universal military training and the food for peace...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Public affairs, 1949-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 124, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, national and global politics and the role of women. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in addition to raising discussion questions and providing discussion guides. The...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1950

Public affairs, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs newsletters. Public affairs programs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. educate members on important national and international social, economic, political and health issues and call for support and action in activity that affects the mission of the organization. Newsletters highlight current public affairs issues providing context, background and actions needed. In addition, the newsletters clarify the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s position on certain issues or...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Public affairs, 1936-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, racism, civil rights, federal services, national and global politics, the role of Christianity in social action and the role of women. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1949

Public affairs, 1954-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Program materials and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Freedom Agenda Project. The Freedom Agenda Project is a program organized nationally encouraging local associations and communities to engage in discussions of civil liberties, democracy and constitutional rights. A national training program offers leaders an opportunity to discuss the central issues. The trainees then agree to bring their knowledge back to their community, train their peers and organize community discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1956

Public affairs, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs program, office and positions. Public affairs programs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. educate members on important national and international social, economic, political and health issues and call for support and action in activity that affects the mission of the organization as an agent for social change. The national public affairs program is adopted at each convention cycle and include issues of national and international importance....
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Student, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 249, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World University Service, an organization created to increase international understanding between college and university students through sharing resources and knowledge and by bringing together students and leaders from diverse backgrounds. The general mission, function and programs of the World University Service can be found in their annual report, meeting minutes and introductory pamphlet. The World University Service has a complex relationship to the...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960