Women and religion
Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
Documents concerning Second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Program, proceedings, and bulletins, summarize committee resolutions and recommendations, provide the text of addresses given, list delegates and member associations and provide an overview of the convention activities. The second convention focuses on the role of religion in serving communities and addressing social problems, and serving women internationally.
Announcement, bulletins, and credential blanks for the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The first convention after the 1918 convention was cancelled due to World War I, an introduction from Mabel Cratty explains the significance and the challenges of the delay. Daily bulletins update attendees on the schedule for the day and contain notices and small articles regarding convention events and happenings.
Reports from the Sixth National Convention for the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Reports update and assess the needs of departments in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, foreign work, town and county, student, business and professional, industrial, finance and others. Other reports address war work during World War I, methods for reaching women and achieving YWCA goals in local associations, and National Board business and recommendations.
The collection documents the work of Diana Beach, an Episcopal priest, including subject files and publications pertaining to women in religion and women's rights issues she encountered in her ministerial work, notably such family issues as alcoholism, divorce, and domestic violence; sex discrimination; and violence against women.