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Textile industry

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenotype and official proceedings of the Eleventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks through final adjournment. Addresses, discussion, and actions focus on the themes of the changing religious, social, and economic conditions in the United States and how the work of the associations is effected. Work with immigrants in the United States as well as YWCA work in other...
Dates of Materials: 1930

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

Industrial, 1919-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department program and administration covering the southern industrial situation, secretary job analysis and staff meetings. Southern situation materials concern conditions faced by Southern industrial workers, particularly those in the textile industry. Included in these documents are reports on working conditions, discussion of progress made and methods used, an address by Sherwood Anderson at an industrial institute, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946

Labor, circa 1908-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include policies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women, descriptions of services to workers, discussions of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s role in placement assistance and advice for girls looking for work. Materials regarding the Florence Simms scholarship fund include correspondence regarding the management of the fund. Discussions of the steel, textile, mining, and laundry...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1941

Labor unions, circa 1918-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA U.S.A.'s work with labor unions and employed women and girls. Materials include profiles of unions, reports on conferences, information regarding the YWCA's cooperation with and relation to trade unions, and summaries of union interactions with YWCA of the U.S.A. employees and members. Documents are arranged alphabetically by union followed by two sections on YWCA cooperation with unions and a miscellaneous section. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1949

New Jersey, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 191, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Passaic, New Jersey and its international institute. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, association fact sheets, historical summaries and applications for affiliation. The YWCA of Passaic as a charter member of the YWCA of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

New Jersey, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 191, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Passaic and Phillipsburg, New Jersey and documents concerning developing work in Perth Amboy. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, studies of the YWCA of Paterson program and its community, documents concerning cooperation...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Rural, circa 1924-1926

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. reports concerning the "Ford studies," studies of rural associations made with the support of the Ford Foundation. The studies are undertaken to identify problems in rural associations and communities that may be underserved, identify what makes a successful rural associations and make recommendation for future practices. The general reports of the studies provides a background to the need for the study and an overview of the methods and organization of the study. Reports...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1926

Rural, 1924-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports of regional rural studies conducted with funding from the Ford Fund. Careful studies are made to identify problems in rural associations and communities that may be underserved, identify what makes a successful rural associations and make recommendation for future practices. A study of the Dallas, Houston and Galveston, Texas areas assesses the associations in small communities with connections to a large city. The Michigan industrial-rural study examines the conditions in...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1931