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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Argentina, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 66, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian association development and programs in Argentina. YWCA activities begin in Buenos Aires in 1890 with English and North American women organizing meetings of English speaking girls. Activities expand growing into a lively organization serving women and girls in need, employed women, students and women at home. Activities include physical education and recreation, skills training, camps, conferences, social services and advocacy for women's rights....
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1949

Argentina, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 66, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the finance, development and program of young women's Christian associations in Argentina. The YWCA in Buenos Aires is partially supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A. through finances and by sending staff to serve as leaders, advisors and trainers. Correspondence and reports update the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. of the current activities of the YWCA, assess future needs, evaluate the effectiveness of the program, request further support or resources and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Brazil, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 67, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, development and programs of young women's Christian associations in Brazil. Beginning in 1920 with the support of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA in Brazil is formed to help women and girls adapt to the changing social, economic and domestic conditions facing them. By providing health education skills training, recreation, social opportunities, meetings for employed women and other social services, the YWCA of Brazil seeks to provide a place "for all...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Chile, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 68, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, development and program of young women's Christian associations in Chile. Beginning in 1920, the YWCA of Chile works toward the improvement of women's social, spiritual, physical and intellectual growth. YWCA activities in Chile are supported in part by the YWCA of the U.S.A. through financial assistance and through sending secretaries to Chile to serve as advisors and leaders. In addition, the YWCA of the U.S.A. invites Chilean women to visit the Unites...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Philippines, circa 1928-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 64, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the Philippines is formed in 1926 under the aid of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to provide activities concerning the social, intellectual, spiritual and physical well-being of women and girls. Health education and physical fitness programs are offered at the YWCA center in addition to training programs such as one held at the Philippine Normal School. Pamphlets and reports from these programs demonstrate the wide range of goals and activities such as gymnastics, swimming, dancing,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1945

Philippines, 1907-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 65, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports from young women's Christian associations in the Philippines. Supported by the YWCA of the U.S.A., staff working in the YWCA of the Philippines report to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Board concerning the progress of YWCA work, requests for assistance and the conditions faced by women in the Philippines. YWCA activities include education and skill training opportunities and recreational activities. A report concerning the "period of silence" from the Philippines gives a narrative...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1944

Uruguay, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Uruguay and the advancement and development of the women of Uruguay. Beginning around 1920 with visits from foreign YWCA secretaries, the YWCA of Uruguay provides a space for women and girls to gather and offers housing, dining facilities, recreation opportunities, classes, camps and more. Reports and correspondence assess the current YWCA work in Uruguay, make recommendations for the future, and discuss matters concerning the staffing, organization and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Uruguay, 1931-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 69, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports from staff in Uruguay and additional documents concerning YWCA activities in Uruguay. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Uruguay with financial grants, sending secretaries to serve as leaders, trainers and advisors by inviting secretaries from Uruguay to visit the United States. Staff reports describe the YWCA activities in Uruguay, assess current and future needs, make recommendations and request further resources and staff. The YWCA of Uruguay...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950