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Racism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs and initiatives fighting racism, student movement actions against racism, a study of interracial Y-Teen conferences, and additional documents concerning interracial policy, committees and education efforts. Through the YWCA of the U.S.A. One Imperative passed at the 1970 national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. made the elimination of racism their priority for the following triennium. Program packets, pamphlets and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning issues of race, civil rights and racism internal and external to the YWCA of the U.S.A. including black power, Apartheid in South Africa, a consultation on black leadership in the YWCA of the U.S.A., and integration and desegregation. In the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. increases its push towards an integrated movement and public affairs platforms concerning civil rights through programming, education and activism. Though civil rights and racism have long been a part of...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC) summer and spring projects, the relationship between student associations of the YWCA and YMCA and additional documents concerning the NICC. Summer service projects organized by the NICC are intended to give students an opportunity to learn about social, economic and political problems. Additionally, some summer projects offer opportunities for volunteer service. Students participating in the College Summer Service Group are...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, 1961-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 305, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning three National Student Council of the YWCA and YMCA summer projects. Summer projects are an opportunity for students to combine work, community engagement and seminars to increase leadership skills, cultural understanding and social change. The New York City project places students in social work and community agencies to gain experience in the issues of an urban environment. Similarly, the Twin Cities industrial and urban project explores the issues the come from a diverse...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1967

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 242, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of staff of the National Student YWCA, National Student YMCA and the National Councils of the YMCA and YWCA. Staff seminars are open to any professional staff member of student associations. They offer focused training on methods of work in student associations, leadership techniques and practices for addressing common concerns among college students. To increase staff understanding of the Christian purpose of the National Student YWCA and National Student...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

Student, circa 1922-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 134, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and discussion notes concerning efforts to educate student associations on issues of race and encourage inclusive associations throughout the National Student YWCA. Interracial education committees, as part of the National Student Y.W.C.A. and the National Intercollegiate Christian Council, advise local associations through correspondence, provide materials and make advisory visits. Committee minutes and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. Interracial Education Secretaries provide...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1949

Student, 1931-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 134, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning efforts to educate student associations on issues of race and encourage inclusive associations in the student associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Commissions and committees of the National Student Y.W.C.A and the National Intercollegiate Christian Council advise local associations and regional contacts on matters of inclusivity and race relations, provide materials for education and reference and organize efforts to create an inclusive student program. In addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1941

Student, 1910-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 135, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student YWCA interracial education program and incentives to address issues of racism in associations and college campuses. Program materials include suggestions for planning, implementing and evaluating interracial programming in student associations in addition to reports by Yolanda B. Wilkerson of her study to evaluate interracial campus programs and suggest steps for improvement. Visitation and field secretary reports provide narrative account of the...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1943

Student, 1929-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 135, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student YWCA interracial education program and incentives to address issues of racism in associations and college campuses. Reports include regional reports of racism and race relations in student associations as well as the report of a detailed study presenting data and analysis of the interracial education practices of the National Student Council since its beginning in 1922. Other documents include correspondence concerning the admission of Harriet Town, a...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1945

Student, 1949-1961

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 247, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with student associations. Annual reports of the College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. summarize the activities of the division as a whole highlighting major emphases, changes and achievements. The headquarters and national staff for the National Student YWCA are listed in rosters that also indicate the type of staff and area of work. Two recurring emphases for the National Student YWCA is the role of religion in the...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1961

Student conferences , 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 301, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student YWCA conferences and workshops including Southern and Southwestern regional conferences, workshops of race relations and general student conference materials. Southern and Southwest regional conferences are an opportunity for regional students to come together to discuss regional and national matters important to the student Christian movement, share skills and resources and meet other student YWCA members. National workshops on race relations encourage...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Student conferences, 1919-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 132, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of YWCA of the U.S.A. National Faculty-Student Conference and national student conferences. The National Faculty-Student Conference is called to examine the role of religion and religious organizations in higher education and the lives of college students. In addition to conference materials documents include record of the conference's efforts to be inclusive in attendance and accommodations. A letter to student christian...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1930

Student conferences, 1936-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southern region meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA Southern region conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. As the YWCA of the U.S.A. continues to grapple with segregation and inclusion there remain separate conferences for white only attendance and African American attendance in the...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

Student conferences, 1912-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southern region meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA Southern region conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. As the YWCA of the U.S.A. continues to grapple with segregation and inclusion there remain separate conferences for white only attendance and African American attendance in the...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1935

Student conferences, 1936-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southwestern region meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA southwestern regional conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. Annual regional conferences in Hollister Missouri are open to all students and faculty, white and African American, at schools in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

Student conferences, 1911-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 133, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and evaluation of southwestern regional meetings of student Christian associations. Joint YWCA-YMCA southwestern region conferences meet to discuss the role of religion on campus and in their lives, social, economic and political problems and trends in the student Christian movement. Early regional conferences are not joint conferences but separate conferences students from the YWCA of the U.S.A. and YMCA. Additionally, separate conferences are...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1935

Student Division Interracial Education Committee minutes, 1932-1947

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 372, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Interracial Education Committee of the Student Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. studies the race relations and integration practices on college campuses, provides resources to student associations concerning race inclusive practices, cooperates with the actions of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council concerning race relations and integration practices and maintains a knowledge of national and local matters of race and race relations.
Dates of Materials: 1932-1947

Student: Geneva region, 1961-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and management of the Geneva region of the National Student YWCA. A report of a study of religious life at Coe College summarizes the study's finding and recommendations. Work Plans outline the timeline, scope and emphases of regional development and activity. Additional materials include regional newsletters and mailings, a compilation of women's liberation resources and activities and records of workshops and consultations. 
Dates of Materials: 1961-1969

Student: New England region, 1961-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 309, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and administration of the New England region of the National Student YWCA. The Student Christian Movement in New England's Civil Rights Commission is tasked is exploring the issues of civil rights in New England. Their minutes, proposals and correspondence make up the bulk of the civil rights materials concerning civil rights projects of the National Student YWCA in New England. The work of the New England region of the National Student YWCA and the Student...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1968

Student: New England region, circa 1934-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 141, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning commissions of the Student Christian Movement in New England. Commissions formed from student representatives and staff advisors and are created to "goad the whole Movement into study and action on the crucial problems." This is accomplished through study, reports, conferences or special programming and the dissemination of information. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1934-1947

Student: Southern region, 1964-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1967

Student: Southern region, 1962-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1964

Student: Southern region, 1960-1962

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1962

Student: Southern region, 1961-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning "human relations" projects and programs of the Southern region of the National Student YWCA. Human relations in these documents equates to race relations and is intended to address the civil unrest and racism faced by the South. The National Student YWCA human relations project reports to the Jacob R. Schiff Charitable Trust summarize and assess the project that funds staff members supporting race relations programs and serving as advisors. Additional materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1967

Student: Southern region, 1960-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Regional consultation minutes, regional council meeting minutes and annual reports from the Southern region of the National Student YWCA. The regional consultation in 1970 convenes to explore the results of the newly combined region formerly the separate Southwest and Southern regions, regional staff needs and the general direction for the movement. Council meetings include program updates, program planning and general regional matters. Annual reports combine statistical and narrative reporting...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1971

Student: Southern region, circa 1924-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 144, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Southern region of the National Student YWCA., including the Atlanta Intercollegiate Council, student forums, issues of race and inclusion, and leadership meetings. Minutes and report from meetings addressing race and inclusion address the racism and segregation problems of the southern region as they apply to college campuses, the student YWCA and YMCA and include matters such as the interracial practices of conferences and conventions, upholding the national policies...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1950

Student: Southern region, 1933-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 144, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Southern region of the National Student YWCA including conference minutes and discussion notes, correspondence and reports regarding student associations on African American campuses in Mississippi, summer project programs and pamphlets, program and leadership handbooks and minutes and correspondence regarding the structure and organization of the National and regional student YWCA. 
Dates of Materials: 1933-1950

Student southern region, 1951-1961

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 246, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the National Student YWCA in the South. The purpose, structure and function of the southern region of the National Student YWCA are established in its constitution and articles of operation. Minutes of committee meetings include discussion of regional administration, staff and program. The report of the "special project in human relations" to the Field Foundation reports on the results of a study of the race relations and inclusivity of student associations in...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1961

Student southern region, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 246, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the National Student YWCA in the South. Minutes and reports of regional council meetings concern regional decision making, regional challenges and the election of officers. Staff work plans outline intended travel and campus visitations for regional field staff. Throughout the documents issues of race and desegregation take a central role reflecting the particular challenges of the racial tensions in the South. Such discussions appear in minutes, reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Student southern region, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 246, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Annual reports from the southern region of the National Student YWCA. Annual reports combine statistical summaries with narrative evaluations of regional objectives, local associations, conferences and organizational performance. 
Dates of Materials: 1950-1960