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Women -- Vocational guidance

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Business and professional women, 1926-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women audits, meetings and program. Audits include correspondence and reports from the treasurer concerning budgets. At National Council meetings members evaluate and analyze assembly meetings, decide on national and regional program emphasis, decide on organizational structure and governance and address matters of administration and finance. The National Council also discusses work with other organizations...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1950

Business and professional women, 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women. The National Council organizes and conducts business for the department as a whole and communicates emphasis and program to be used by local Business and Professional associations. National Projects is a program from the National Council that creates program materials, bulletins, and discussion guides for topics of emphasis. Local associations can then subscribe to a project and incorporate the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1948

Business and professional women, 1927-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Issues of "News and Notes" and program materials a newsletter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. "News and Notes" is a department newsletter that keeps local associations aware of how programming is being used in various associations and includes program updates from around the country. In addition to idea sharing the newsletter includes updates on conference preparation and announces governance or organizational changes. Following "News and Notes" are...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1944

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1946-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Summer and weekend conference materials for work with industrial and professional employed women. Combined business and industrial work conferences provide a chance for girls to meet other employed girls from their region, share ideas, engage in discussions, and learn about topics of emphasis. In addition, conferences offer outdoor and indoor recreation, worship and devotions, as well as songs and dramatics. Materials summarize discussions and lectures, assess conference facilities, assess...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1951

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning group meetings at the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Small discussion sessions are available to delegates in attendance in order to have more personal interactions surrounding some topics. Preparatory materials and discussion guides for the groups concern the national emphasis, finance, and public affairs programs. In addition to the discussion groups, the Eighteenth Convention hosts group meetings for...
Dates of Materials: 1949

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional, industrial and student assemblies at the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Assemblies meet in during conventions to united under a common purpose and to conduct national business unique to their group. All of the assemblies discuss cooperation with each other and how they can enhance each other's work. The Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies both discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, fifteenth, 1936-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning convention committees, constitution revisions, and group meetings at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United State of America. The Convention Committee assess the past convention and collects feedback, plans the location and accommodations, and arranges programming and special speakers. Group meeting materials largely concern the meeting of adults responsible for work with younger girls. These discussions assess work with...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1939

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning participation by proxy at the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. For junior members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the only representatives at convention are the local junior members and adult leaders of groups from around the country. For the Fourteenth Convention, in order to get representation from more junior members, fifty associations were chosen to discuss and report on the topics of education and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their groups. Bulletins and correspondence prepare the delegates for the assemblies by providing background information, summarizing past assemblies, and requesting responses to discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student groups meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance. The main focus of the business and professional and industrial assemblies is on the unemployment situation and wages. Each assembly addresses these issues as it applies to their own members. The student...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Copyrights, counseling, data and statistics, and dedication services, 1912-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 43, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s requests for copyright, counseling services, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Data and Statistics Department, and dedication services. The Womans Press, the publishing division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., corresponds with the Library of Congress Copyright Office to make inquiries regarding their copyright statutes and requests copyright on their publications. Responses from the Library of Congress include excerpts from the rules and policies governing the...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1950

Educational work of the YWCA, circa 1918-1936

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Scope and Contents Educational work in the YWCA of the U.S.A. takes on several forms and purposes but is part of their overall goal to develop the whole woman and girl. Education efforts are directed towards personal growth, social and economic issues, health, home economics and professional guidance. During the Depression, leisure time activities became important due to high levels of unemployment. Teaching the importance of leisure time activities and healthy and productive choices encourages personal growth...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1936

Labor, circa 1921-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief programs. Miscellaneous materials include educational materials, discussion outlines, case studies relating the experience of women and girls, sample budgets and discussion of cost of living, and suggestions for relief work and programming for unemployed girls. In addition, the materials contain background information on the economic situation, discussion of national and international relief efforts,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1931

Student, circa 1926-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 138, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the finance, organization and administration, program and economic education programs of the National Student Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports, minutes and notes of the economic and finance committees of the council concern the efforts to educate student members on basic economics and the social-economic problems they may face and the student's role in social and economic change in addition to the financial policies of the council. Policies, bylaws, constitutions...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1950