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Segregation

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Africa. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Africa seek to help develop women's social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual selves through developing programs, establishing associations and training leaders. In South Africa, secretaries work with rural and urban women and face issues of racism, segregation and a stratified culture. Correspondence from West Africa contains descriptions of climate and living conditions as the secretaries adjust...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1949

Buildings, circa 1920-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 18, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the use, construction, upkeep, and renovation of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings. Policies and handbooks provide guidance to local associations on the use, construction, costs, furnishing, upkeep and other aspects of building projects. Reports and studies assess building programs and policies. Concerning swimming pools, documents offer use policies and guidance for maintenance. In addition, a study looks into the integration policies concerning swimming pools. Other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1930-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Indiana, the Inland Empire (Idaho, Utah, Washington and Oregon), Kansas-Missouri, Kentucky-Tennessee, Michigan and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1948

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and Professional clubs,...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1949

Community Division, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Branch and center materials concern work with African American women, Asian American women and International Institutes serving women immigrants. A history of the development of the branches and their purpose in addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1950

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Pages 1 through 190 of the official proceedings of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The first section of proceedings follow the convention business discussions, the National Board presentation of their report to convention, adoption of the proposed emphasis for the coming biennium, and passing of other recommendations and resolutions. Addresses, special remarks, and worship services are found in part two. The role...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official proceedings, principles, and actions of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The second half of the proceedings, continued from reel 33, microdex 9, concern the presentation and discussion of the study of the Industrial Division and its recommendations in addition to the passing and discussion of convention resolutions. Recommendations from the Industrial Division study concern the implementation of its aims,...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fourteenth, 1934-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. By 1936 convention are expected to be interracial with accommodations providing adequate accommodations to all without discrimination. The National Board's commitment to this ideals is reflected in the planning materials and an account of an issue with accommodating a delegate in the dorms of Colorado College. In addition to this matter, the Convention...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1936

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning participation by proxy at the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. For junior members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the only representatives at convention are the local junior members and adult leaders of groups from around the country. For the Fourteenth Convention, in order to get representation from more junior members, fifty associations were chosen to discuss and report on the topics of education...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America including correspondence regarding arranging fair accommodations for African American delegates, pageant programs, worship services and a published version of Rev. Charles W. Gilkey's address, "New Frontiers for Faith." Meeting minutes and reports of special interest groups including publicity, Girl Reserve, camp, finance, foreign work and health education document...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, seventh, 1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assembly sessions of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Business and Professional, Industrial, and Student assemblies meet to discuss matters unique to their groups and vote on national matters and then report to the general convention delegates. The Industrial and Business and Professional Assemblies meet together for the first time and discuss their structure and organization, their...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During the convention evangelical basis for membership is discussed and debated and a personal basis for membership is suggested by some. Reports, studies and pamphlets present materials from both sides. The adoption of the Social Ideals of the Churches and its role in the labor movement is discussed both during the convention and after. In addition, the efforts to...
Dates of Materials: 1920

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention addresses given by YWCA members and special guests concern the role of government in economic recovery, the role and voices or organized women in labor and other political and social movements, racism and race relations in the United States, the Social Ideals of the Churches, war and peace, and changing social conditions. Other materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents National Board report to the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to the convention the National Board prepares a report summarizing and assessing the work done over the previous three years since the last convention. YWCA of the U.S.A. activities continue to have a strong emphasis on international cooperation and work towards human rights and equality. A special project continuing at the convention is the centennial...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow general convention sessions beginning with opening remarks through the beginning of the Friday evening session (page 173 of the proceedings). As the YWCA of the U.S.A. celebrates the centennial of women's work in America, the focus of the convention is on progress and history of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and how that applies to...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

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, twentieth, 1953-1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Special addresses and ceremonies and Convention Committee documents for the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Convention Committee is formed following each convention to plan the next one. They discuss and assess previous conventions, take comments and requests from local associations regarding desired content and business, arrange special guests, and organize the format. Following convention, the committee...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1955

Conventions, twenty-first, 1957-1959

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and correspondence from the Convention Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and miscellaneous documents concerning the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Convention Committee is formed following the previous convention and is responsible for planning and making assessments of convention arrangements, facilities, organization, and programing. The committee discusses shortening the convention period...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1959

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The addresses, remarks, and discussions concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the women's movement in the sixties. Responding to social and demographic changes, new technologies, world politics and space exploration, the women discuss their...
Dates of Materials: 1961 May

Fiji, 1934-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The YWCA of Australia and a representative from the Melbourne YWCA assess the needs of women in Fiji and the possibility of starting YWCA work there. The reports describe the social and education status of women as well as the relationship between castes and white and indigenous people.

Dates of Materials: 1934-1936

Girl Reserve conferences, 1945-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1946

Girl Reserve conferences, 1945-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1946

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1944 eastern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1943-1944

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1943 southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1943

Girl Reserve conferences, 1941-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important...
Dates of Materials: 1941-1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1940-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents At the 1941 regional Girl Reserve conferences, Girl Reserve clubs from around the southern region hold regional camps and conferences to unite under a common purpose and aim, interact with girls from other clubs and backgrounds, discuss the social, economic, political and spiritual problems they face and participate in fun recreations and activities. Conference reports and proceedings summarize and assess the conference discussion groups, equipment and facilities, food and recreation. In...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1941

Girl Reserve conferences, 1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 89, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Conference materials, post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials for the 1939 southern region Girl Reserve Conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Conferences for Girl Reserve secretaries and advisors are a place for sharing methods and ideas, discussing the issues faced...
Dates of Materials: 1939

Girl Reserve conferences, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 90, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the regional conferences of Girl Reserve secretaries. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes.Girl Reserve secretaries, YWCA of the U.S.A. adult leaders for the Girl Reserve clubs, meet at regional conferences to participate in training sessions, discuss the needs of the young girls, share best...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Housing, 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including room registry programs, a YWCA panel, studies, and additional program materials. Room registry materials outline the YWCA standards for rooming and provide a detailed list of ways specific YWCA associations are meeting housing needs. In addition, there are suggestions and best practices for maintaining a room registry. Studies look at the housing situation in various communities, provide data gathered and analyze the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950

Housing, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing issues and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including conferences, local YWCA program, residence conferences and residence programs. Materials address issues surrounding public housing and housing for employed women including living standards, floor plans, segregation, overcrowding, affordable housing, public housing programs, and safe housing for young women. Included is a transcript of testimony given before the United States Joint Congressional Committee on Housing by...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950