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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

California, 1932

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 165, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Preliminary and final report of the Program Planning Study of the YWCA of San Francisco. In response to a national study and reorganization of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the San Francisco association is selected for a local study of the needs of the young women of San Francisco, the needs of the association and the economic background affecting the contributing to those needs. The final report is divided into three main sections. The first provides context and background information through...
Dates of Materials: 1932

California, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 165, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in San Francisco, California. Visitation reports assess YWCA programs and services in San Francisco and the needs of the young women. The narrative assessments also address association challenges, leadership and future needs. A 1921 study of the city of San Francisco and the YWCA of San Francisco services provides background information as to the needs of the population and services available. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

California, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 165, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in San Gabriel Valley and San Jose, California. The San Gabriel Valley association organizes work with women and girls throughout the valley. Visitation reports provide narrative assessments and descriptions of the needs of the women and girls and challenges and problems faced by the associations and make recommendations for further work. Studies are used to assess the performance of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

California, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 165, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in San Pedro, Santa Ana and Santa Barbara, California. Correspondence and reports from San Pedro characterize the community as having a large immigrant and industrial population and describe the association's efforts to meet the needs of those groups. In Santa Ana the association originates with girl reserve clubs and a desire for organized clubs for women and girls independent of the services...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

California, circa 1943-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Santa Cruz and documents concerning requests for organized YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Santa Barbara. Applications for affiliation, governing documents and correspondence concern the history and organization of the YWCA of Santa Cruz. Visitation reports assess the progress and performance of the association, summarize meeting with leaders and committees and discuss challenges and problems the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1943-1950

California, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Santa Monica, Santa Rosa and Stockton, California and a report on youth serving agencies in Solano county by the California Youth Authority. Correspondence concerning Santa Rosa and Stockton document their requests for affiliation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and efforts to organize work for women and girls. Documents concerning Santa Monica include their application for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

California, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. association's, programs and services in Vallejo, Ventura County, Watsonville, Whittier, Wilmington and Yuba county, California. Documents include governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws, visitation reports assessing and describing association program and leadership, reports concerning the community background and needs, correspondence and notes concerning the history and organization of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Colorado, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Colorado. Documents concerning the state of Colorado as whole include governing documents for the state association of Colorado, a report of a study of the state's population, services and communities and correspondence and reports regarding youth services in Colorado. Boulder and Colorado Springs materials concern their affiliation, constitutions and governing documents, assessments and descriptions of association...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Colorado, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Administrative records, correspondence, programs and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Denver, Colorado. Administrative records and governing documents include constitutions, association facts sheets and lists of staff and volunteers. Documents concerning the Denver YWCA building include dedication ceremony programs and correspondence regarding building use and need. Reports of studies conducted include the Program Planning Study, Standards Study, Group Work Study and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

Colorado, circa 1901-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Visitation reports, correspondence and programs from the Denver YWCA and documents concerning additional Young Women's Christian Associations and branches in Denver, Colorado. The Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the Denver YWCA is a part of the Denver YWCA serving the African American women and girls there. Constitutions, bylaws, visitation reports and correspondence concern the structure and organization of the branch, its relationship to the Denver YWCA and assessments of its program and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1901-1950

Colorado, circa 1919-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 166, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Visitation reports, constitutions and documents concerning the affiliation and disaffiliation of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Fort Collins, Grand Junction and Montrose, Colorado. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1938

Colorado, circa 1920-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Pueblo, Colorado. Documents include governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws, fact sheets and association histories, correspondence, a completed residence survey and visitation reports. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1949

Connecticut, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Connecticut. Documents concerning the state as a whole include pamphlets, correspondence and notes concerning labor laws affecting women in Connecticut and discussions of taxation of YWCA buildings in Connecticut. Following this is a report of the survey of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Connecticut and the populations served. Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Bridgeport, Connecticut include constitutions...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Connecticut, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Greenwich, Connecticut. Documents include reports of studies of social agencies in Greenwich, visitation reports assessing the function and performance of the association, a residence survey, lists of leadership and a finance survey. Additional correspondence and reports concern the Greenwich YWCA building, cooperation with other organizations and the tax exempt status of the association under Greenwich and Connecticut law. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Connecticut, circa 1918-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, administrative records and pamphlets concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Hartford and Hartford County, Connecticut. Documents concern the history of affiliation, governance and bylaws, cooperation with the YMCA in the city of Hartford, race relations and interracial policies in the city of Hartford, finance and management and Hartford YWCA buildings. Also included are visitation reports summarizing and assessing the leadership, program and overall success...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1950

Connecticut, circa 1899-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, pamphlets and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in New Britain and Meriden, Connecticut and a visitation report assessing the possibility of organizing an association in the Naugatuck Valley. Documents include visitation reports assessing association needs, leadership and program, correspondence concerning association cooperation with the YMCA in Meriden, residence surveys and pamphlets, lists of leaders and correspondence concerning...
Dates of Materials: circa 1899-1950

Connecticut, circa 1882-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, pamphlets and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in New Haven, Connecticut and its international institute. Included are association histories, governing documents, visitation reports summarizing and assessing association performance and leadership, lists of leadership, annual reports and documents concerning the association's buildings and cooperation with the local YMCA. Also included are reports of the Health and Welfare Study and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1882-1950

Connecticut, circa 1915-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, pamphlets and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. in New London, Connecticut and minutes and correspondence concerning the development of work for women and girls in Norwalk, Connecticut. Documents include constitutions and bylaws, association fact sheets and histories, a residence survey, lists of leaders, visitation reports and a pamphlet highlighting the work of the association in celebration of its anniversary. Studies are used and conducted...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1950

Connecticut, circa 1928-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 167, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Application for affiliation, constitutions, bylaws and administrative records for the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Stamford, Connecticut. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1945

Connecticut, circa 1933-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, affiliation, leadership and programs of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Stamford and Waterbury, Connecticut. Visitation reports summarize the work of the associations and provide an assessment of the leadership and programming as well as an overview of any challenges faced by the association. Documents concerning the Stamford YWCA include letters discussing the taxation of YWCA buildings and the status of their tax exemptions. In Waterbury, visits...
Dates of Materials: circa 1933-1950

Delaware, circa 1923-1953

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, affiliation, leadership, disaffiliation and programs and services of the Delaware district YWCA. After suspending association activities during World War II, the efforts to reorganize never fully take hold and the district association is officially disaffiliated in 1953. Reorganization and recruiting efforts are documented in correspondence and reports. Other documents concern the association services and activities, leadership and personnel and the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1953

Delaware, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, administrative records, correspondence and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Wilmington, Delaware and its Walnut Street branch. The Walnut Street branch of the Wilmington YWCA serves the African American women and girls in the community sharing a building with the Walnut Street branch of the YMCA. Correspondence and reports describe the relationship between the Walnut Street branch YMCA and YWCA and the branch's relationship to the Wilmington YWCA....
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

District of Columbia, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the facilities, affiliation, administration and governance, program, services and history of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in the District of Columbia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Correspondence and reports concerning the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. address the relationship between associations and the conflicting desires to have a centralized association versus a community's desire to organize their own work. The YWCA of the District of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

District of Columbia, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA and Women's Christian Association in Washington, D.C. Both organizations exist independently of the YWCA of Washington D.C. and are affiliated with the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Notes and compiliations of letters and historical documents attempt to clarify these relationships and the attempts to unify the services and organizations under a metropolitan association or other collaborative and centralized structure. The Phyllis...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

Education, circa 1962-1979

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 290, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Program guides, clippings and public statements concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s education programs and public positions on issues of education including higher education, literacy, sex education and YWCA of the U.S.A. education programs. In response the the Higher Education Act of 1965 the YWCA of the U.S.A. releases a summary and explanation of the act and its implications to student associations suggesting the next steps for the higher education program of the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: circa 1962-1979

Florida, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Clearwater and Daytona Beach, Florida. Documents include applications for affiliation, association histories and fact sheets, completed residence surveys used for submitting data concerning the residence buildings, visitation reports summarizing secretaries visits and assessing association leadership and program, lists of leaders and personnel and governing documents. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Florida, circa 1916-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 168, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and reports concerning the organization of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in De Soto, Dunedin, Duval County, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers and Fort Pierce, Florida. Documents include descriptions of the communities and the needs that may be served there, assessments of any current YWCA activities and organizing efforts and assessments of the potential for organized work. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1947

Georgia, circa 1906-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 170, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Macon, Georgia and efforts to organize associations in Dalton, Gainesville, Griffin and Columbus, Georgia. An association in Columbus is listed as a charter member of the newly formed YWCA of the U.S.A. but activity appears to wane with little documentation. Attempts to revitalize the association are met with many challenges due to the inability of the white leaders to accept an inclusive...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1948

Georgia, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 170, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and interest in marietta, Rome, Savannah, Thomasville and Valdosta, Georgia. Requests and inquiries into organizing associations in Rome and Thomasville are described in correspondence and reports. Secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. assess the readiness of the community and provide guidance to the organizing leaders in the community on how best to proceed towards a successful association. Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Hawaii, circa 1907-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 170, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, administrative records and documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Hawaii. Documents concerning Hawaii as a whole include visitation reports assessing the conditions of the island, the needs of the women and girls and the programs and services available in addition to the report of a study of the foreign communities in Hawaii. The Hawaii Island YWCA, originally incorporated as the YWCA of Hilo, Hawaii, changes its name to better reflect...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1949