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Racism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

Ohio, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 201, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the branches of the YWCA of Cincinnati, their relationship to the central association and their program and activities. As a large metropolitan association, the YWCA of Cincinnati maintains branches to serve specific constituent or geographic groups. In many instances the branches cater to the African American communities, though not always. For example, in Cincinnati, the Norwood branch began as a war work and industrial service center with programs focused on serving...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Ohio, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 201, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Cleveland, Ohio. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to historical notes and association fact sheets. Information concerning the program implementation and community can be found in the local reports and industrial department reports. Local reports are reports of studies conducted at the local level and are used to report on,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Ohio, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 202, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and administration of the YWCA of Cleveland, Ohio and the Blue Triangle branch. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include correspondence and reports concerning relationships to the YMCA, anniversary programs, industrial and business and professional department reports and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. The Blue Triangle Branch of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Ohio, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 202, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Dayton, Montgomery County and East Liverpool, Ohio. The YWCA of Dayton is a city association with an African American branch, an international institute and a relationship to the county association of Montgomery. The Dayton District Branch, or the Montgomery County YWCA covers communities that are unable to support an independent association. Correspondence, reports and historical notes indicate that the branch is at times...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Ohio, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 204, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Springfield, Ohio and its Clark Street and district branches. The administrative history of the YWCA of Springfield can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to historical notes and association fact sheets. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership, completed finance and residence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Ohio, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 204, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Steubenville, Tiffin and Toledo, Ohio. The YWCA of Steubenville after some financial and organizational challenges suspends operations around 1930. Later visitation reports and administrative records indicate that the association resumes activities at some point after 1945. In Tiffin, the YWCA began as a part of the District YWCA of Ohio and correspondence indicates an interest in their separating from the district and forming an...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Ohio, circa 1924-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 204, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the status of the YWCA in Urbana, Ohio and the program, administration and management of the YWCA of Van Wert County. The YWCA of Urbana has origins as part of the YWCA of Springfield, Ohio. Correspondence indicates that due to difficulties in maintaining committed adult leadership their Girl Reserve program is unable to make financial commitments to the Springfield association and seeks alternative means of registering their club. The administrative history of the YWCA...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1950

Ohio, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 204, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Warren and Washington Court House, Ohio and the development of an association in Xenia. The administrative history of the YWCA of Warren can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership, completed...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Ohio, circa 1929-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 205, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Youngstown, Ohio and its branches. Visitation reports, continued from the previous reel, describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Also included are correspondence relating to the YMCA in Youngstown and advisory correspondence with regional and national leaders. The YWCA operates two branches in addition to its central association. The Belmont Branch of the YWCA of Youngstown serves the African American...
Dates of Materials: circa 1929-1950

Oklahoma, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 206, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and management of the YWCA of Oklahoma City, its branch for African American women and girls and the community is operates in. Two studies by outside organizations provides some context for the association's work where its members are coming from. The first study, "Social and Economic Conditions of Negro the Population of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma," is a study conducted for the Oklahoma City Council of Social Welfare. The report presents the findings of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Oklahoma, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 206, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, history and programs of the YWCA of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The administrative history of the association can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. In the late twenties through the thirties, the association experiences financial challenges. Correspondence and reports concern the association's relationship to the community fund in Tulsa and later materials describe the increasing financial...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

Oklahoma, circa 1927-1946

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 207, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Tulsa's African American branch and the Tulsa District YWCA. The North Tulsa Branch of the YWCA of Tulsa serves the African American women and girls of its community. Its functions, purpose and relationship to the central association are established in its constitution and bylaws and visitation reports describe and assess branch program, leadership and activities. Other branch documents include a program for an anniversary celebration, correspondence and a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1927-1946

Oregon, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 207, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Portland, Oregon, its branch and the development of a district association for the Portland area. Visitation reports for the YWCA of Portland describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Additional documents include correspondence concerning a proposed cooperative relationship with the YMCA, reports on the development of the Albina area and advisory correspondence with regional and national leaders. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Outside organizations: Social work, 1932-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Social Work Council, an organization that exists to serve social work organizations through the facilitation of the sharing of ideas, planning conferences and facilitating the study of common problems. As World War II approaches and throughout the duration of the war the discussion turns to service to military members and addressing the changing needs of civilians during wartime. After the war these discussions focus on the transition to peacetime and...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1945

Pennsylvania, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 208, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, program and administration of the YWCA of Germantown, Pennsylvania and its branches. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership, industrial program reports, letters...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 208, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, program and administration of the YWCA of Germantown, Pennsylvania and its branches. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership, industrial program reports, letters...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 210, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and leadership of the YWCA of New Castle, Pennsylvania, the association's branch for African American women and the development of an association in New Kensington. For the YWCA of New Castle, visitation reports describe and assess the program, leadership and challenges of the association. Foreign department reports are narrative descriptions of the program for women and girls of foreign background. Additional documents include lists of professional and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1913-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 210, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Norristown and Oil City, Pennsylvania and developing association work in Oxford. The administrative history of the associations 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 volunteer...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 210, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the branches and centers of the YWCA of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Branches and centers of a metropolitan association like the YWCA of Philadelphia serve a geographic area or constituency group such as the international institute for immigrant women and their families, the South West Belmont branch for African American women and girls. The relationship between the central association, the branches and the YWCA of the U.S.A. are established in bylaws and constitutions...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 210, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration and program of the YWCA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Administrative records and correspondence indicate that the association has origins with two women's Christian organizations. Reports and letters concerning a historical study of the association's origins detail the history of the association and the relationship between the two women's groups. Also included is a history of the association in celebration of seventy-five years of work,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 211, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Studies of the YWCA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and its communities and the collected policies and procedures of the association from 1950. The policies and procedures begin with an index to the documents and cover a range of topics including finance, race relations and interracial policies, personnel management, social action, use of facilities, union membership and community chest membership. Studies are used by the association to inform program planning, ensure the association meets...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Public affairs, 1936-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, racism, civil rights, federal services, national and global politics, the role of Christianity in social action and the role of women. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1949

Public affairs, circa 1924-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs reports and documents concerning public affairs program development, civil liberties, the national business and professional project, propaganda. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, racism, civil rights, federal services, national and global politics, the role of Christianity in social action and the role of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1949

Public affairs, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the public affairs programs of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program disseminates information and decides the national emphases on issues of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, racism, civil rights, federal services, national and global politics, the role of Christianity in social action and the role of women. Pamphlets are frequently used for educational purposes and often contain facts regarding a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Public affairs, 1963-1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 298, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs programs regarding civil rights. Operation Opportunity is a project aimed at facilitating compliance to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with special attention to the public accommodations. The program targets specific southern communities and uses education and community action to increase racial understanding and facilitate a smooth adoption of the Civil Rights Act in communities. Memorandums, statements and planning notes discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1966

Public affairs, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 298, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The National Public Affairs Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for maintaining awareness of the social, political and economic issues affecting women in the United States, recommending a program of action and providing resources to the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations in support of its program. The committee's charter establishes these purposes and functions and official statements and recommendations from the committee highlight program...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Race Relations Committee minutes and reports, 1933-1950

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Race Relations Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. maintains an awareness of race relations practices, law and conditions in the national organization, local associations and in their communities. The committee discusses the issues surrounding issues of race, recommends practices for local associations and suggests resolutions and statements to be adopted by the Public Affairs department. Discussions include matters of civil rights laws and legislation, the social, economic and political...
Dates of Materials: 1933-1950

Racial Justice Committee, Committee on Racial Integration and Committee on Racial Inclusiveness minutes and reports, 1957-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. has since its beginning a mission of inclusivity. In response to growing racial tensions, the desires of its members and the emphases of the National Board, the YWCA of the U.S.A. forms committees to study the racial issues in the organization and local associations and develop recommendations. The committees include discussions of representation in leadership, the development of educational materials, the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in the civil rights movement,...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1970

Region, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 299, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Berea Consultation and additional newsletters and correspondence from the southern region. The Berea Consultation was convened to discuss administrative and membership practices in southern associations, specifically in regards to race. Notes from the consultation summarize the proceedings. Also included is a report of an evaluation of practices in the thirteen southern states. Additional southern region documents include newsletters, memorandums...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Regions, circa 1912-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 126, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes and reports from the central and east central regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional offices collect information from local associations, assess association needs and performance, assess regional social and economic needs, share information with local associations and report to the National Board on the region's performance and needs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1950