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Racism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Young Adult Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. at the twenty fifth national convention. The Young Adult Assembly is the national governing body of the young adult constituency meeting to vote on leadership, make recommendations to the convention and discuss the issues of importance to the young adult members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Assembly proceedings are reported in an outline and other documents include memorandums and announcements concerning the...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Registration forms, pre-convention memorandums and the call to convention for the Y-Teen meetings at the twenty fifth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention. 
Dates of Materials: 1970

Conventions, cancelled, 1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Due to government restrictions on conventions and other effects of World War II, the Seventeenth National Convention is cancelled in 1945. In lieu of having a convention, the National Board and committees compile the work that went into preparing for the convention into printed materials and a workbook for local associations to meet and discuss the topics provided and report back. The results are then analyzed and compiled into a report and the charter for the years 1945-1948 is developed. The...
Dates of Materials: 1945

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The business and professional assembly occurs during the national convention to discuss matters unique to their own divisions, conduct national business, and discuss emphasis and direction for the coming biennium. The theme for this assembly is "All in the name of democracy." Discussions concerns progress that needs to be...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the industrial assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial delegates meet to discuss matters unique to their group, conduct national business, and united behind a program emphasis and aim. For the Fifteenth Convention the Industrial Assembly focuses on matters of democracy and freedoms in response to the unrest in Europe and Asia at the time. Time is also given to discussing the labor...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1937-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the student assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Student delegates meet to discuss matters of unique importance to their group and to conduct national business concerning student associations. This assembly discusses the relationship of the student associations to other YWCA departments and associations and to other campus organizations and the standards for becoming an affiliated association...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1938

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 and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Proceedings cover, addresses and remarks, business matters and motions to pass resolutions, elections of officers and board members, presentations of reports and reports from assembly meetings. The wide range of topics include youth movements and the activity of younger...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment with a separate published report of convention actions following. Included in the proceedings are matters of business such as the adoption of reports, election of officers, and passing of resolutions; addresses and remarks; presentations of reports;...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their divisions. The business and professional and the industrial assemblies discuss their relationships to the labor movement as a whole, issues of racism and discrimination within the...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings, in three volumes, follow the convention sessions from opening remarks to the final adjournment. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national importance. The convention continues to have an international focus in the...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow conventions sessions from opening remarks through final adjournment with speeches and group discussions documented in other reports represented in later microdexes. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype and printed proceedings for the Ninth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention meetings, discussions, and addresses from the opening remarks to the final adjournment. Business sessions present arguments for and discussions about proposed changes to the constitution in addition to other issues to be decided at a national level. A strict democratic procedure is followed to nominate and...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies at the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each assembly meets separately to discuss and vote on issues unique to their own departments and unique interests and then present their findings to the general convention audience. Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies discuss the labor movement, problems and issues encountered by...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Bulletins and the first half of the recorded proceedings from the Business and Professional Assembly at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings continue with page 94 on reel 37, microdex 1 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records. As men are coming back from the war and returning to the work force the professional women discuss job security and the fears of being replaced by men. In addition, international cooperation...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, sixteenth, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In "Interracial Practices in Community YWCAs" evaluates are made as to the extent to which YWCA associations are inclusive in practice and purpose. A history of the race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. is given prior to exploring the current interracial practices, opportunities and efforts for improvements. Other materials include a report of the executive...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business such as motions for resolutions and actions and elections and nominations of positions. Convention business...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Resolutions discussed and voted...
Dates of Materials: 1934

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 meeting...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Dedication services, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Programs and clippings from the dedication services of new YWCA of the U.S.A. local association buildings and facilities and a sample service of dedication to be adapted by local associations. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Girl Reserve conferences, 1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, discussion guides and articles for general use in the 1942 regional 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...
Dates of Materials: 1942

Immigration and Insurance, circa 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Records concerning the issues surrounding immigration in the United States in addition to documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s policies and public affairs programs concerning insurance and employment benefits. Minutes and reports of the American Immigration and Citizenship Conference (AICC) make up the bulk of the documents concerning immigration. The collaborative organization is comprised of many member organizations with a common interest in the welfare and status of immigrants in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1970

International and Interracial, circa 1962-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program. The International Division is responsible for the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s international programs and are a facilitator connecting the national association to the World YWCA. Documents include World Fellowship and Mutual Service program packets summarizing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. around the world assisting other national associations, an International Division charter and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1962-1970

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, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the interracial charter of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the history of their inclusive purpose and involvement in desegregation in the United States. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has, as a major part of its national mission, an inclusive approach to membership and programs. At the 1946 national convention the YWCA of the U.S.A. adopts the interracial charter, a document that confirms and expresses the interracial nature of the movement and calls for specific action. As racial tensions...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Interracial, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning desegregation and inclusivity in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, national policies and statements on diversity and inclusivity as well as local association practices. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a history of inclusive national policy that begins taking on more intentional practices as the racial tensions in the United States rise. Reports include YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board progress reports of the steps towards total racial integration, a general report on the status...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Interracial, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. institutes and workshops on implementing interracial policy and Gladys Gilkey Calkins' thesis "The Negro in the YWCA." The YWCA of the U.S.A. offers workshops and training for leaders to develop skills for implementing interracial policy, increasing interracial awareness and sharing ideas and methods for creating a racially inclusive program. Notes, reports and preparatory materials for the Institute on Intergroup Relations and Workshop on Inclusiveness...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

Interracial, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s interracial policies, methods of fighting racism and involvement in anti-racism movements. "Methods of Combating Discriminations," a report submitted to the World YWCA provides an overview of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s history as an inclusive movement and outlines the current inclusive principles that guide the organization. Student associations have an outspoken and active role in the desegregation movements and anti-racism efforts of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Interracial, circa 1925-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. "Proceedings of the Seminar on Racial and Cultural Contacts" summarizes papers given by various authors regarding the treatment of a variety of ethnic groups and nationalities including, but not limited to, African Americans. A report on a workshop on interracial practices discusses the "One YWCA" concept and programs for interracial practice. Other materials may include discussions of discrimination, examples...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1950

Interracial, undated

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 4