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Racism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 194 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 to a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1949

Arkansas, circa 1929-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 162, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Hot Springs, Arkansas including a report on the history of Hot Springs and community organization, meeting notes and correspondence. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1929-1949

Arkansas, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 162, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, administrative records and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association and Phyllis Wheatley branch in LIttle Rock, Arkansas. The Phyllis Wheatley branch serves the African American girls and Women in Little Rock documents concerning the history of the branch describe its relationship to the local association and national organization as well as reasons for its separate establishment. Documents include visitation reports, lists of personnel and volunteers, histories of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Business and Industrial women, Business and professional women, 1919-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Industrial conferences, committees, and councils, as well as the start of materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. Business and Industrial conference materials include minutes and reports of the weekend state conference conferences for Iowa, the Northwest and Tri-State (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota). Following state conference materials are documents concerning the Cheyney conference...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1929-1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the southern region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the southern summer conferences. In addition, materials include data concerning the...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1937

Business and professional conferences, 1936-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the southwest region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and area weekend conferences for Alabama-Louisiana-Mississippi, Arkansas and Arizona. Weekend conferences are held between regional summer 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...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1942

Business and professional conferences, 1936-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in California, Colorado, Wyoming, Florida and Northern and Southern Illinois. 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...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

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 an...
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

Business and professional women, 1926-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Asilomar and Central (Camp Grey, Michigan) areas of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Conference minutes, reports, and bulletins give an overview of the events that occurred at the conferences, summarize business conducted, report on outcomes, and make suggestions for future conferences. In addition, materials summarize or transcribe lectures and discussions groups from the conferences. Many discussions concern...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1936

Business and professional women, 1928-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Rocky Mountain and southern regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the Rocky Mountain and Southern summer conferences. In addition,...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1950

Business and professional women, 1925-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Council, jobs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department and YWCA of the U.S.A. Nationwide Observance Day. The Business and Professional Councils represent established areas and are comprised of delegates from Business and Professional clubs. Councils serve as a link between local associations, the gatherings and events of the summer conferences, and the National Assembly. Documents concern...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1947

Business and professional women, 1926-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women audits, meetings and program. Audits include correspondence and reports from the treasurer concerning budgets. At National Council meetings members evaluate and analyze assembly meetings, decide on national and regional program emphasis, decide on organizational structure and governance and address matters of administration and finance. The National Council also discusses work with other organizations...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1950

Business and professional women, 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women. The National Council organizes and conducts business for the department as a whole and communicates emphasis and program to be used by local Business and Professional associations. National Projects is a program from the National Council that creates program materials, bulletins, and discussion guides for topics of emphasis. Local associations can then subscribe to a project and incorporate the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1948

Business and professional women, 1927-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Issues of "News and Notes" and program materials a newsletter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. "News and Notes" is a department newsletter that keeps local associations aware of how programming is being used in various associations and includes program updates from around the country. In addition to idea sharing the newsletter includes updates on conference preparation and announces governance or organizational changes. Following "News and Notes" are...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1944

Business and professional women, 1927-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Issues of "The Program Exchange" and its predecessor, "The Exchange Sheet." The publications were used by the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women to communicate programming ideas and methods to local or regional association secretaries. In addition, the newsletter provides updates of the activities of local associations, reports on internal and related external conferences and gives advice for implementing projects and programming. 
Dates of Materials: 1927-1939

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1949-1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the join meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Employed Women's Coordinating Council, National Industrial Council, and National Business and Professional Council. The National Employed Women's Coordinating Council meets to discuss and decide on matters common between the Business and Industrial Councils. Meetings concern program emphasis, organization, leadership, and unity across groups. Business and Professional and Industrial Councils meet separately to discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1952

Conferences, 1942-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Materials demonstrate efforts of leaders and the national organization to achieve interracial conferences and to discuss problems of racism and race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. International...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1948

Conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. In addition, conferences look at how the ideas and aims of the National Board are realized in local associations. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents, lists of...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Conferences, 1922-1929

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations to YWCA communities. Materials also address the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1929

Conferences, 1953-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes, proceedings and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conferences of metropolitan associations. Metropolitan associations often have one or more branches and have unique challenges of management, administration and support as compared to smaller associations. Representatives from metropolitan associations meet in two conferences to discuss leadership in large associations, inclusivity in associations with branches and centers, best practices for program and services and managing the...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1956

Conferences, 1958-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. central 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: 1958-1960

Convention, 1970, 1969-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fifth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention as well as the Conference on Black Women in the YWCA held the weekend prior to the start of the national convention. National conventions, held every three years are a time to vote on new leadership, discuss the social, spiritual and political issues affecting members, and decide on policy and program emphases for the coming period. The report of the resolutions and actions taken by the convention body summarize the...
Dates of Materials: 1969-1970

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official report of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The report summarizes general convention sessions including actions, reports from divisions and groups and business sessions. Speeches from principal guests are not included in the report and can be...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970 April 13-14

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the first and second days of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. 
Dates of Materials: 1970 April 13-14

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Student Assembly. The National Student Assembly is the national governing body for the student associations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The assemblies meet to discuss issues of national importance to student groups, set policy, adopt changes to bylaws and report to the convention. Minutes of the assembly and planning committee summarize the discussions and planning process. Correspondence, newsletters and...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents Songbook, press releases, pre-convention meeting minutes, convention program and selected speeches from the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Press releases include announcements of important actions such as the adoption of the elimination of racism as a program emphases and reproductions of key speeches. Also included is a sample press release that local associations can use to send to local press. Pre-convention meetings are held at local associations or regionally...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970 April 17

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the fifth day of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. 
Dates of Materials: 1970 April 17

Convention, 1970, 1970 April 18

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the sixth day of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. 
Dates of Materials: 1970 April 18