Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the White House conferences on children and youth. The conferences convene to discuss matters of children's health, safety, development, protection and employment practices, and the role of the government and other organizations to protect children from harm. Also included are reports from the YWCA committee on Girls Work responding to the conferences and discussing the role of YWCA of the U.S.A. in advocating for children and youth.
Dates of Materials: 1929-1949
Conventions, eighteenth, 1949
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Agricultural Assembly and the Business and Professional Assembly of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The assemblies meet to discuss matters of national importance, unite under an agreed upon program, elect leaders, and revise or adopt constitutions. The emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Agricultural Council are providing an opportunity to bring together rural girls and women from all...
Dates of Materials: 1949
Conventions, sixteenth, 1938-1940
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Immediately following the previous convention, the Convention Committee begins meetings to collect and assess feedback regarding convention content, processes and accommodations. Using this information, the committee plans the upcoming convention arranging speakers, discussion topics and emphases and accommodations. Included in these documents is a summary of...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1940
Girl Reserve, circa 1915-1945
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents During World War II, the need for increased work with teenagers becomes more apparent and teenage canteens are established through many organizations, including the YWCA of the U.S.A., to meet those needs. Pamphlets and correspondence concerning the canteens describe the purpose and aims of the services and the organization of canteens and their activity programs. During World War II the agriculture industry also sees and increased need for labor. To meet the harvesting needs of farms during...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1945
Girl Reserve, 1913-1942
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents To ensure the needs of the developing girls are being met, the YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts studies and keeps records of participation. A study during the early years of World War II collects responses to questionnaires concerning the effect the war is having on young people. In 1928 a more comprehensive study of the services of the Girl Reserve Department is conducted in collaboration with the Field Department. This study assesses the services to girls, services to young employed girls and...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1942
Rural, circa 1918-1949
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in rural and agricultural communities. The Agricultural Committee and Town and Country Committee discuss, at their meetings, the unique problems and conditions faced in these rural communities, how the national emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. may apply, determine the focus of work for the rural communities and discuss the relationships between the rural communities and the rest of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The National Agricultural Council...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1949
Rural, circa 1913-1950
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the organization, program, management and conferences of district and county associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. District and county associations are organized in rural areas where due to population, finance or interest a larger area is organized to support a YWCA of the U.S.A. association. Reports, notes, pamphlets and handbooks concerning the administration, organization and development of county and district associations address the standards of rural associations,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1950