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Social problems

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

Indiana, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 175, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Muncie, Richmond, Shelby County and Shelbyville, Indiana and interest in new associations in New Albany and New Castle, Indiana. YWCA of Muncie, Indiana documents include a study of youth services in Muncie and the history and constitution of the Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the YWCA of Muncie, a branch serving the African American women and girls of Muncie. Other documents include administrative records, lists of professional and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Indiana, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 175, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration, services, personnel, members and facilities of the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in South Bend and Terre Haute, Indiana in addition to a community survey of Wabash and a letter responding to a request for new organization. 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,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Minutes and reports of the subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee, 1920-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are responsible for specific tasks, projects or social issues often in response to pressing social, economic and political issues. The minutes and reports are arranged alphabetically by subcommittee Ad Hoc Committee on New Focus through International Subcommittee.

Dates of Materials: 1920-1970

Minutes and reports of the subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee, 1920-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Subcommittees of the Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are responsible for specific tasks, projects or social issues often in response to pressing social, economic and political issues. The minutes and reports are arranged alphabetically by subcommittee Ad Hoc Committee on New Focus through International Subcommittee.

Dates of Materials: 1920-1970

National defense, 1940-4945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 120, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. and national defense during World War II. As World War II begins to have a more direct effect on the United States, the YWCA of the U.S.A. assesses its role in civilian defense. A set of guiding principles addresses the overall role and purpose of the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. during this time. A committee on YWCA of the U.S.A. volunteers in civilian defense is formed to manage the volunteer program, explore volunteer opportunities,...
Dates of Materials: 1940-4945

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 243, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA (NSCY) summer projects. NSCY summer projects combine work experience, discussion sessions and group living to offer student participants a chance to expand job experiences, develop personally and spiritually and meet students from other associations. The Seattle Internes in Community Service and Industry project focuses on community awareness and social work training while the Martha's Vineyard Leadership Seminar focuses...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1958

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 243, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA (NSCY) summer projects. NSCY summer projects combine work experience, discussion sessions and group living to offer student participants a chance to expand job experiences, develop personally and spiritually and meet students from other associations. Summer projects focus on different areas of development and experience including the federal government processes and legislators, community service, social work, employment in...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1958

Ohio, 1936-1938

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 201, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents "Social Work in Greater Cleveland: How public and private agencies are serving human needs" and part of the report "Between the Spires and Stacks." The first report, "Social Work in Greater Cleveland" is a detailed study of the social work agencies of the city and the community needs. "Between the Spires and Stacks" is a study of social work with boys in Cleveland. While this study has a narrow scope, the report indicates that the results are intended to inform an approach to social work...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1938

Ohio, 1935-1936

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 202, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Section one, chapter three through the end of the report "Between Spires and Stacks" and the complete report of "The Cleveland Group Work Study." "Between Spires and Stacks" is continued from reel 201, microdex 7 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records. "The Cleveland Group Work Study" is a study of private social work agencies in Cleveland that was initiated from a need to cut allotments in the Welfare Federation of Cleveland. 

Dates of Materials: 1935-1936

Outside organizations: Social work, 1935-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s cooperation with social work organizations. Community Chests, organizations that assist in the collaboration between social agencies and donors for the securing and distribution of funds for social work, are a source of support and resources for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Documents include description and discussion of the nature of the relationship with the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, reports and pamphlets concern the relationship between the...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1950

Outside organizations: Social work, 1940-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Conference of Social Work. The conference is a meeting of social work agencies to discuss social problems, methods of social action, possible future needs and the social work needs during World War II. Conference proceedings, bulletins, reports and notes from attendees summarize the conference discussions and presentations. Other documents include descriptions of the nature of the relationship of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to the conference, conference pamphlets...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1944

Outside organizations: Social work, 1947-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the Young Adult Council of the National Social Welfare Assembly, an organization to facilitate the exchange of policy, program, materials and ideas and organize youth conferences, initiate national inter-group projects and facilitate cooperation between groups serving young adults. Minutes and conference reports concern the social problems youth face, ideas and methods for addressing the problems, matters of management and planning and assessment of programming. 

Dates of Materials: 1947-1950

Outside organizations: Social work, 1932-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Social Work Council, an organization that exists to serve social work organizations through the facilitation of the sharing of ideas, planning conferences and facilitating the study of common problems. As World War II approaches and throughout the duration of the war the discussion turns to service to military members and addressing the changing needs of civilians during wartime. After the war these discussions focus on the transition to peacetime and...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1945

Outside organizations: Social work, 1912-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning Travelers aid societies and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Travelers aid societies exist to protect, guide and assist vulnerable travelers arriving in the United States as well as those traveling within its borders. Building on the efforts of Grace Hoadley Dodge, a National Travelers Aid Society is established to coordinate efforts across the United States. As depression sinks in, focus turns from assisting immigrants to aid to transient and homeless persons. Documents describe...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1941

Outside organizations: Social work, circa 1939-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s cooperation with the American Red Cross, the California Conference of Social Work and the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1949

Outside organizations: Social work, 1956-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning social work organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. including Travelers' Aid and United Community Funds and Councils. The YWCA of the U.S.A. assisted women and children through travelers' aid programs from early on and as a national travelers' aid organization took form, the YWCA of the U.S.A. discontinued travelers' aid work in communities with a local travelers' aid society. This decision was made in part to prevent redundant work across the two organizations....
Dates of Materials: 1956-1960

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1966-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 363, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1966-1969

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1959-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 363, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1959-1965

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1955-1958

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1955-1958

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1950-1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1954

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1944-1949

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1949

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1939-1943

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1943

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1934-1938

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1938

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1931-1933

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1933

Public Affairs Committee minutes and reports, 1922-1930

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing and supporting the national public affairs program. The public affairs program is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s agenda for public policy concerning rights, development and opportunities for women. Public affairs programs have included civil rights, labor rights, women's health and participation in elections. In order to develop and support the public affairs programs the Public Affairs Committee keeps itself...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1930