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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1911-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 8, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the central field, covering Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. Reports from field work secretaries assess the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the regions. Committee minutes describe the submitted reports, authorize and discuss budgets and pass motions relevant to the department. In the...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1921

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, 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

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 November-1917

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 8, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases...
Dates of Materials: 1907 November-1917

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 9, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1922

Girl Reserve, 1913-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title. Pamphlets include activity guides, exercises, health records, camp songs, guides for employed girls, book recommendations, development charts, guide for charitable work, how to contribute to the war effort, girls work, Girl Reserve guidebooks, leadership guidebooks, high school work, religious materials, social commentaries, work with girls on the Mexican border, and other training and program materials. 

Dates of Materials: 1913-1945

Girl Reserve, 1923-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve program pamphlets and materials outline how to implement the Girl Reserve program. The program refers to the mission, goals, and administration of the groups. Girl Reserve programs involve health, religion, social development, and the arts. Several publications are materials for groups reaching American Indian girls. Materials instruct leaders in forming a Girl Reserve Group, convey the principles of the Girl Reserve and the YWCA, provide examples of...
Dates of Materials: 1923-1945

Girl Reserve, 1934-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Issues of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve quarterly bulletin, "The Registered Letter". The bulletin suggest activities and plays, provides updates on the Girl Reserve program, reinforce the Girl Reserve mission, and address issues of the times. Many issues of "The Registered Letter" begin with a letter from the secretary addressing a particular challenge ahead or social issue that is important to the Girl Reserve. Issues that are addressed include, the treatment of Jewish people in...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1938

Girl Reserve, 1919-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve war work, work with younger girls, and the Youth and food production project. War work materials suggest war work opportunities for younger and teen-aged girls, describe the attitudes and concerns of the girls during World War II, and other matters. In addition, materials address concerns about the effect of the war on girls including the rise of child labor and fair labor laws. Some activities suggested include harvesting, salvaging and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946

Girl Reserve, 1913-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and administration of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserves including skits, reports, and communications relating to selecting a new name for the Girl Reserves; USO planning for young girls during World War II; "Paving the way for peace" radio script; war efforts; YWCA and Girl Reserve promotional materials; music programs; suggested Girl Reserve activities; a report on the Girl Reserve philosophy and its psychological implications; involvement of girls in...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1946

Girl Reserve conferences, 1927-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Girl Reserve, a YWCA of the U.S.A. club for girls and young women, conference proceedings, programs, reports, and other materials. Conference topics include, international relationships, interracial relationships, religion, and industry and economics. In addition, materials address Girl Reserve leadership, attendance statistics, program administration, reports from studies, and other business topics. Camp Gray; Institute, West Virginia; and the Phyllis Wheatley Branch, Charlotte, North...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1928

Girl Reserve conferences, 1913-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials relating to Girl Reserve conferences. Materials cover running and managing of groups, attendance, leadership, administration, developing a program, interracial conferences, and other planning and administrative materials. A publication titled "Program emphases interpreted for younger girl conferences and club work in the Young Women's Christian Associations" provides an overview of how the YWCA program is delivered to girls and young women. Program topics include,...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1944

India, circa 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon. Conference reports summarize the proceedings of the conventions held quadrennially to address the changing role of women in India and internationally. Following this, annual reports and conference proceedings discuss the YWCA's efforts to meet the social, physical, mental, and spiritual needs of women in India including assessments and suggestions for future work. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has an established partnership with the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948

India, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon works towards the development of women's spiritual, mental, education, and physical well being. Beginning in the nineteenth century as bible studies, the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon has a long and rich history including early cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Through reports, conference reports and conference proceedings the needs and challenges of women in India are made clear. In response to the growing need for social workers in India, the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

India, circa 1919-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning endowments requests from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, annual reports, leadership and physical education. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a long history of cooperation with India's YWCA through training and sending leaders in addition to financial support. In celebration of their jubilee anniversary, the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon is seeking an endowment fund to build a summer conference site. Later endowment requests seek to support a leadership training...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1948

India, circa 1918-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Printed materials from Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon associations, documents concerning fundraising efforts and documents concerning properties. Printed matter from Bombay, Calcutta, Colombo, Madras, Rangoon and Simla are comprised largely of annual reports. These associations work with women and young girls to improve their spiritual, physical and intellectual well-being through programming, housing opportunities, job training and more. YWCA of the U.S.A. support of the YWCA's in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1943

Interracial, circa 1892-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department program and administration covering the southern industrial situation, secretary job analysis and staff meetings. Southern situation materials concern conditions faced by Southern industrial workers, particularly those in the textile industry. Included in these documents are reports on working conditions, discussion of progress made and methods used, an address by Sherwood Anderson at an industrial institute, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1892-1947

North Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1910 December-1919 June

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 9, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A.North Central Field Committee covering Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county, foreign, and office secretaries assess the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the regions. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the focus...
Dates of Materials: 1910 December-1919 June

World YWCA, 1963, 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 294, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1963 and 1967 World YWCA Council meetings. These quadrennial meetings bring together delegates representing national YWCA's to discuss the issues affecting women globally and in their communities, make policy and recommendations concerning the World YWCA for the following four years and exchange skills and ideas. Council reports summarize the proceedings of the council meetings and discussions as well as resolutions and recommendations passed. In addition to the...
Dates of Materials: 1963, 1967

World's YWCA, 1903-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs, administration and history of the World YWCA. The World YWCA exists to organize and unite national YWCA associations behind a common purpose while recognizing the differing needs of associations around the globe. Conference reports, committee reports and correspondence concern the organizational structure of the World's YWCA, the status and activities of national associations, the purpose and aims of the organization and matters of finance and budgets. The...
Dates of Materials: 1903-1950