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Racism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

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...
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...
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...
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,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1950

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. internal issues of racism and race relations as well as their involvement in the civil rights movement and activism. These initiatives address racism towards Native Americans and Mexican Americans but the majority of the materials specifically address racism faced by African Americans. Articles and reports concerning economic and social conditions faced by Native Americans in the United States include several reports of the Menominee people and how...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Interracial charter, 1944-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s interracial charter, a charter passed by the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. committing them to including all women and ending racial discrimination in the organization. Included are recommendations are made for implementation.

Dates of Materials: 1944-1946

Louisiana, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 331, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of the YWCA of Baton Rouge and the Baton Rouge Area YWCA. After the YWCA of Baton Rouge disaffiliated from the YWCA of the U.S.A. due to frictions surrounding the national program to desegregate, the Baton Rouge Area YWCA forms to take the place and organize women interested in continuing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The YWCA of Baton Rouge continued its work as the Young Women's Christian Organization, unaffiliated with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1920-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. Jane Olcott Walters' report on the history of "colored work" in the YWCA of the U.S.A. from 1907-1920 is a compilation of excerpts from records, reports and conferences arranged chronologically. An index provides a guide to topics and types of records that can be found in the compiled report. In 1921 a conference is held in Louisville, Kentucky to assess the progress of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1915-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. committees involved with the organization's work with African American women and girls and issues relating to racism and race relations. Early meetings focus on visitation reports and matters of personnel. By the time the Council on Colored Work of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is formed the focus shifts more to discussions of external trends, social and economic problems faced by the African American community and the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1931

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including responses to questionnaires, initial reports and environmentals scans and vital statistics of the community. 

Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, circa 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including notes from interviews and materials collected prior to the study concerning the history and function of each part of the Kansas City YWCA programs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1933

Missouri, 1921-1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents As part of a network of social work agencies and community organizations the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations are sometimes part of studies assessing such programs. As participants, organizers or interested parties the YWCA of the U.S.A. uses the results of the studies to maintain awareness of the communities they serve and inform program decisions. Studies of the Kansas City, Missouri social agencies include two studies of the Community Chest agencies and their relationships, a...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1949

Missouri, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 187, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The YWCA of Saint Louis, Missouri has a long history of serving the women and girls of its community beginning before the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Its administrative history starting from its application for affiliation is documented in constitutions, bylaws and historical summaries. Industrial department reports provide a look into the program for women employed in industry and may also include descriptions of the issues that are affecting their personal and work lives. As race...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

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...
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...
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...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

Nebraska, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the history, leadership, buildings, finance and community of the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Omaha, Nebraska. As a charter member of the YWCA of the U.S.A. the YWCA of Omaha has a long history of working with the women and girls in its community. The development of the association from a small group in rented rooms to a multi-centered association with its own building is documented in historical summaries and a timeline of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Nebraska, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Omaha, Nebraska and its Northside Branch. Regional and national field secretaries make visits to local associations to assess their program and act as advisors on any challenges the association may have. The resulting visitation reports summarize the findings of the visit and serve as a way to maintain awareness of local club activity. Visitation reports concerning the Northside Branch, the association's branch for African American...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

New Jersey, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 189, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The YWCA association in Burlington County, New Jersey supports the women and girls in its community through providing recreation, education and social activities. Early programs in the county center on war work, industrial girls and community development. Over time interest in the association grows and programs are added to meet the changing membership. In 1928 a survey of the African American community assess how the YWCA can better meet their needs and serve the community. Visitation...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

New Jersey, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 192, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Somerset County and Summit, New Jersey, and developing a program in Toms River. In Somerset County a YWCA operating as a registered club votes to disband and become members of the YMCA. Correspondence indicates that there had been some confusion regarding the status of the club and seeks to clarify their status. Visitation reports, administrative records and a historical overview provide...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

New Jersey, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 192, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Trenton, New Jersey, its Montgomery Street branch and its international institute. The YWCA of Trenton Montgomery Street Branch is the YWCA of Trenton's branch for its African American members. The branch has its own building, leaders and programs but is part of the central association. The organizational and administrative history of the branch is illustrated through governing documents,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

New York, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 198, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Yonkers, New York. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and an association timeline. The association uses studies to assess community needs, inform program decisions and assess the performance of the association. These studies are presented in reports...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

New York, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 193, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Brooklyn, New York's branches. Branches often are created for African American clubs and international institutes in the early YWCA of the U.S.A. and in large metropolitan associations, such as the YWCA of Brooklyn, branches may also serve different neighborhoods or constituent groups. Administrative records, correspondence and reports throughout indicate a desire to centralize administration of the branches that are self governing and move towards a system...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

North Carolina , circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in North Carolina. In North Carolina, YWCA of the U.S.A. development focuses on reaching communities throughout the state and working on race relations and association programs with African American members. State visitation reports and conference proceedings and program development outlines summarize and assess the work being done across the state. Also included are the state corporation laws for North Carolina. Following this are...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

North Carolina , circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Charlotte, North Carolina, its Phyllis Wheatley branch and correspondence concerning developing work in Davidson. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

North Carolina , circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Durham, North Carolina, it's Harriet Tubman branch and correspondence concerning developing work in East Laurinburg, Fayetteville and Goldsboro. The administrative history of the YWCA of Durham can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

North Carolina , circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Greensboro, North Carolina, its branch and developing work in Greenville, Hamlet and Hayesville. The administrative history of the YWCA of Greensboro can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

North Carolina , circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of High Point, North Carolina, its branch and developing work in Hendersonville, Laurinburg, Marion, Morganton, New Bern and Oxford. The administrative history of the YWCA of High Point can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

North Carolina , circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA's of Raleigh and Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The administrative history of the associations can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical summaries. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Ohio, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 200, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Akron, Ohio, its international institute and its Cuyahoga Falls branch. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950