Teenage girls -- United States
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains material related to the Cherry Family, including family photograph album and loose photographs, New Testament Bible with ancestry information, and several lace christening caps. Also included are high school memorabilia books belonging to Marguerite (born c1901) and Ethel Cherry (born c1904).
YWCA executive, Author, Lecturer. Papers primarily document her work with the YWCA. Nearly half of the volume is the contents of three looseleaf notebooks compiled by Elliott entitled "My Fifty Years with the Y.W.C.A., 1917-53," which includes a narrative, photographs, correspondence, reports, and memorabilia. The rest of the papers consist of speeches and writings by Elliott plus a small amount of general biographical information.
Documents concerning the adoption of the Y-Teen name for the YWCA of the U.S.A. program for teenage girls. The name is selected to more accurately represent the age group, allow for the inclusion of co-ed groups and have a stronger connection to the YWCA name. Documents include a program packet with materials for launching the new name and excerpts from minutes discussion the name change.
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with teenagers and Y-Teen programs. Included are materials concerning the use of the Y-Teen symbol, adult and youth leadership, conference participation, teenage program emphases and purposes, reaching rural youth, membership fees and conditions, national Y-Teen projects, cooperation with the YMCA and their Hi-Y teenage program, and participation in the Midcentury White House Conference on Children and Youth.
Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and assessments of the central and eastern region Y-Teen conferences. Regional conferences are a chance for Y-Teen delegates and the adult leaders to come together to discuss the issues important to them and unite behind a common purpose. Conferences include discussion groups, lectures and activities.
Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. National Conferences for Teen-Age Program Directors. The conference is held to provide leadership development opportunities and as a chance for leaders of the Y-Teen programs to discuss the needs of teenagers and assess how the program can meet those needs. Included are conference reports, pre-conference materials and lists of attendees.