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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Research and Program Resources Committee minutes, 1963-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 367, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

The Committee of the Bureau of Research and Program Resources of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the projects of the bureau, hear secretaries reports and discuss the program and research needs of local associations. The Bureau of Research and Program Resources assists local associations in obtaining knowledge about their member group and communities. They provide supportive services as well as program materials. 

Dates of Materials: 1963-1970

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

Conferences, 1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 228, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of 1954 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1954

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. eastern region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. southwestern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. central and eastern regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. southeastern, southwestern and western regional conferences and documents concerning workshops on buildings at each regional conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1951-1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1951 YWCA of the U.S.A. central, eastern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1952

Copyrights, counseling, data and statistics, and dedication services, 1912-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 43, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s requests for copyright, counseling services, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Data and Statistics Department, and dedication services. The Womans Press, the publishing division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., corresponds with the Library of Congress Copyright Office to make inquiries regarding their copyright statutes and requests copyright on their publications. Responses from the Library of Congress include excerpts from the rules and policies governing the...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1950

Department of Research and Method Executive Committee minutes, 1916-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

The Executive Committee of the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. reviews the recommendations passed at department meetings, reviews reports and recommendations from the department's committees and discusses department personnel and budgets. 

Dates of Materials: 1916-1921

Department of Research and Method minutes and reports, 1909-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

The Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. studies the needs of women and girls in the United States, assesses how the YWCA of the U.S.A. is meeting those needs and makes recommendations in response to their assessments and studies. In the YWCA of the U.S.A. method refers to the activities that realize the organization's program, or plan of emphases. 

Dates of Materials: 1909-1921

Department of Research and Method policies, 1909-1917

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

The policies and programs for the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its committees. Department and committee programs define the emphases and overarching goals for the coming reporting period. Policies include descriptions of the department's structure and organization and definitions of the scope of the work of the department and its committees.

Dates of Materials: 1909-1917

Department of Research and Method reports, 1907-1919

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

Secretaries' reports to the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are narrative reports of the progress of their work and descriptions of any challenges and accomplishments. Reports are arranged by year and then alphabetically by the reporting secretary's last name. 

Dates of Materials: 1907-1919

Department of Research and Method reports, 1915-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 367, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports to and from the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports from secretaries to the Department of method include descriptions of their work for the reporting period, assessment of performance and forecasting for the upcoming reporting period. Reports from the Department of Method to the National Board are a more general overview of the work of the department as a whole describing departmental challenges, successes and accomplishments. Reports are arranged by...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1920

Department of Research and Method reports, 1907-1914

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 367, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports to and from the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Reports from secretaries to the Department of method include descriptions of their work for the reporting period, assessment of performance and forecasting for the upcoming reporting period. Reports from the Department of Method to the National Board are a more general overview of the work of the department as a whole describing departmental challenges, successes and accomplishments. Reports are arranged by...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1914

Department of Research and Method reports, 1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 367, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports from the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries to convention. The reports submitted by secretaries heading the units of the Department of Method summarize and assess their work for the period covering 1915-1920. Secretaries reports include the business and professional work, industrial work, educational program, student work, religious education, work with African American women, work with Native American women and other constituent groups of the...
Dates of Materials: 1920

Department of Research and Method Research Group minutes, 1913-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Meetings of the Research Group of the Department of Research and Education of the YWCA of the U.S.A. include reports from secretaries concerning the need for study and the progress of studies they are involved in, discussion of the circulation and communication of educational materials and discussion of the group's relationship to other committees and other departments of the YWCA of the U.S.A. 

Dates of Materials: 1913-1921

Department of Research and Method secretary's' reports, 1920-1922

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Secretaries' reports to the Department of Research and Method of the YWCA of the U.S.A. are narrative reports of the progress of their work and descriptions of any challenges and accomplishments. Reports are arranged by year and then alphabetically by the reporting secretary's last name. 

Dates of Materials: 1920-1922

Economics, circa 1962-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 290, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and program materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs addressing hunger, poverty, consumer education and international trade. As an organization striving to meet the needs of a diverse group of women and girls, the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs on hunger and poverty use education, collaboration and practical programming to address the issues and increase public awareness. Their work against hunger include participation in the White House Conference on...
Dates of Materials: circa 1962-1970

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

Foreign Division, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. International Leadership Training Project and Pan American Project. As part of its mission, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division seeks to foster international understanding through personal relationships and shared experiences. The International Leadership Training Project funded through a Ford Foundation grant brings young YWCA leaders from around the world to the United States to learn about democratic leadership, develop an understanding of...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

General secretary and president reports to National Board, 1907-1914

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 360, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents

Monthly reports from the general secretary and the president of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The president's reports concern appointments of new positions, budgets and organizational policy. Reports from the general secretary include departmental updates and descriptions of the work of the departments. 

Dates of Materials: 1907-1914

Laboratory Division minutes and reports, 1931-1939

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 360, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The Laboratory Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of programs, practices and methods for local associations so that they can best meet the needs of their women and girls. The microdex is divided into two parts. The first is minutes and reports of the Laboratory Division Committee meetings. The second section is minutes and reports of the Laboratory Division staff meetings. 

Dates of Materials: 1931-1939

Maryland, circa 1884-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 180, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Administrative records, leadership directories, reports and documents concerning the finance, Business and Professional Department and Industrial Department of the YWCA of Baltimore, Maryland. In order to inform decisions, improve program and improve services, the YWCA of Baltimore, like the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations, conducts careful studies of its environment in addition to making use of studies conducted by other community organizations. The studies are then compiled into...
Dates of Materials: circa 1884-1950

Methods Council and Music Committee minutes and reports, 1927-1948

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 360, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents

The Methods Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the method of accomplishing program goals and emphases. This includes discussion and planning of conference discussion groups and practices at the National Training School. The national Music Subcommittee of the Program Subject Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. evaluates and assesses the use of music in local associations, conventions and national programs. 

Dates of Materials: 1927-1948

Minutes and reports concerning secretary training programs, 1908-1952

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 379, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents As a national organization with many parts the YWCA of the U.S.A. places a great deal of importance of the development and training of leaders at all levels of the organization. The Training Services Committee plans and administers training programs and discusses training needs and practices. To encourage new leadership and provide an entry into association leadership the YWCA of the U.S.A. develops the Fellow-in-training program in 1928. This program provides a stipend for a graduate...
Dates of Materials: 1908-1952

Missouri, 1921-1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents As part of a network of social work agencies and community organizations the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations are sometimes part of studies assessing such programs. As participants, organizers or interested parties the YWCA of the U.S.A. uses the results of the studies to maintain awareness of the communities they serve and inform program decisions. Studies of the Kansas City, Missouri social agencies include two studies of the Community Chest agencies and their relationships, a...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1949

Missouri, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri and its Paseo branch. Visitation reports summarize and assess the activities of local associations giving insight into their operations, successes and challenges. In order to help coordinate work with the local YMCA, a plan of cooperation is proposed outlining the cooperative operations between the two organizations. Additional correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri includes correspondence with national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Missouri, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 187, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the affiliation, program, management and services of YWCA of the U.S.A. local associations in Mexico, Moberly and Saint Joseph, Missouri. In addition, there are several letters concerning the possibility of organizing an association in Neosho. Visitation reports assess and summarize the program, activities and staff of local associations. Visitations are made by regional or national field staff. Additional documents may include constitutions and bylaws, applications for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950