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Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents National Board reports and guiding principles for the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Reports from the National Board provide a detailed analysis of the functions, aims, purposes, and divisions of the national organization. These reports include the membership basis, work with immigrant women and girls, work with younger girls, the financial situation of the national organization, the role and structure of the...
Dates of Materials: 1934

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

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Discussion and addresses...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Discussion and addresses...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Minutes and reports of the Convention Committee meetings concern preparation for the convention including selecting program emphasis and speakers; making arrangements; and preparing for convention business. Following these documents is a report on the alternate basis of membership and the constitution. Group meeting materials provide the discussion questions and...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning special interest group meetings at the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In response to the changing political, social and economic conditions faced by women, the assemblies and group meetings discuss the changing role of women and what it means to be in the workplace, at home, and in society. The National Employed Women's Assembly (N.E.W.) is a combination of all employed women, young adults, and...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Workbook, program, and call to the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Distributed prior to the convention, the workbook provides an update on work and progress since the previous convention and discusses current trends and background information for topics that will be discussed at convention. The theme of the twenty-first convention is "deep roots and world reach." The workbook indicates that the convention will...
Dates of Materials: 1958

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings for the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings taken by a stenographer follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, addresses and...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, discussions concern the social, political, economic, and technological implications of living in the space and nuclear ages. Reports and presentations are...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Dedication services, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

Programs and clippings from the dedication services of new YWCA of the U.S.A. local association buildings and facilities and a sample service of dedication to be adapted by local associations. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Food, general administration and United State Government, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. subject files related to food issues, communications from the YWCA of the U.S.A. General Secretary, and political activity with the United States Government. Documents concerning food in the YWCA of the U.S.A. include a statement concerning the free and reduced lunch program for public school students and a list of resources for local associations considering a food service function. Additional information on hunger, poverty and food security as an issue affecting women...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Health, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning health education in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including competitive sports, conferences, a national swim meet, the swimming program and more. Health education in the YWCA of the U.S.A. includes providing the opportunity for all women and girls to participate in physical activity and competitive sports. The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s official position on competitive sports and its role in the organization's program and purpose further explain the importance of such opportunities...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

India, circa 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of India. The YWCA of the U.S.A. provides support to the YWCA of India through finances, advisory relationship and by sending American secretaries to work in India. The 1959 convention report documents the proceedings of the convention including department and committee reports, discussion groups and addresses. The convention is a chance for the women of the YWCA of India to meet and discuss the issues affecting women of India, the state of the YWCA of India and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1960

India, 1958-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Helen Flack's reports on the YWCA of India. Helen Flack is assigned to a special project sponsored by the World YWCA's mutual service program. The purpose of the first phase of the project is to develop leadership in the YWCA of India, strengthen their financial situation and develop plans for a national convention. After the convention the project extends to a second phase to support the implementation of the convention emphases. Ms. Flack's reports note the project's accomplishments and...
Dates of Materials: 1958-1960

India, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of India and the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with them. Helen Flack, a YWCA of the U.S.A. worker assigned to a special project in India through the World YWCA's mutual service program, correspondences with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division reporting on her work and the status of the leadership development project. Next, a series of pamphlets on the leadership development program provide an overview of the contents and purpose of the program. Following the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

International and Interracial, circa 1962-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program. The International Division is responsible for the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s international programs and are a facilitator connecting the national association to the World YWCA. Documents include World Fellowship and Mutual Service program packets summarizing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. around the world assisting other national associations, an International Division charter...
Dates of Materials: circa 1962-1970

International institutes, circa 1926-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. international institute programs for second generation immigrants. These include autobiographies, reports and case studies. Second Generation materials concern first generation American women and young girls and how their social and cultural experiences affect their lives, work, relationships and place among other nationalities. Case studies and autobiographies provide narrative accounts of what life was like and reports provide demographic and other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1939

Interracial, undated

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 4

Interracial, 1963-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the southern regional YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program workshops. Action Program is a YWCA of the U.S.A. initiative to fully integrate their program, associations and leadership. These southern region workshops bring local association leaders to discuss the issues of racism and segregation in their communities and associations, examine the role of each leadership position in bringing about the changes necessary to integrate programs and associations, and determine a...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1965

Interracial, 1963-1965

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program, an initiative to fully integrate all aspects of their program, associations and leadership. Western region documents include proposals made by Research and Action Associates on achieving desegregation in associations as well as a proposal for achieving equal housing. Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division's sub-committee on the Action Program include progress reports and discussion of some of the...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1965

Interracial, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning issues of race, civil rights and racism internal and external to the YWCA of the U.S.A. including black power, Apartheid in South Africa, a consultation on black leadership in the YWCA of the U.S.A., and integration and desegregation. In the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. increases its push towards an integrated movement and public affairs platforms concerning civil rights through programming, education and activism. Though civil rights and racism have long been a part of...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Interracial, 1967-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Racial Justice Fund, racial justice institutes and staff meetings aimed at addressing racism in the context of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Racial Justice Fund is a fund to support programs and activities fighting fascism with half the funds earmarked for the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organizations (IFCO). Fund raising letters to potential donors explain the program and its potential impact while progress memos and...
Dates of Materials: 1967-1970

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs and initiatives fighting racism, student movement actions against racism, a study of interracial Y-Teen conferences, and additional documents concerning interracial policy, committees and education efforts. Through the YWCA of the U.S.A. One Imperative passed at the 1970 national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. made the elimination of racism their priority for the following triennium. Program packets, pamphlets and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. internal issues of racism and race relations as well as their involvement in the civil rights movement and activism. These initiatives address racism towards Native Americans and Mexican Americans but the majority of the materials specifically address racism faced by African Americans. Articles and reports concerning economic and social conditions faced by Native Americans in the United States include several reports of the Menominee people and how...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial charter, 1944-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s interracial charter, a charter passed by the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. committing them to including all women and ending racial discrimination in the organization. Included are recommendations are made for implementation.

Dates of Materials: 1944-1946

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1915-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. committees involved with the organization's work with African American women and girls and issues relating to racism and race relations. Early meetings focus on visitation reports and matters of personnel. By the time the Council on Colored Work of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is formed the focus shifts more to discussions of external trends, social and economic problems faced by the African American community and the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1931

Minutes and reports of the National Volunteer Leadership Committee, Committee for Special Projects on New Organization, and Committee on the New Society and its Christian Basis, 1942-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 362, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The National Volunteer Leadership Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing program, policy, practices and relationships with national volunteer leadership. The Committee for Special Projects on New Organization of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the status and affiliation of developing associations. The Committee on the New Society and its Christian Basis examines the changing social, economic and political conditions in the world and the role of a Christian...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1969

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 Board, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 297, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Annual reports and additional documents concerning the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports summarize the work of the national organization and highlighting program emphases and special projects. Additional documents include general letters from the National Board, plans for program emphases and a summary of the functions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Board. 

Dates of Materials: 1960-1970