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Racism -- Religious aspects

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, twenty-first, 1957-1959

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 41, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and correspondence from the Convention Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and miscellaneous documents concerning the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Convention Committee is formed following the previous convention and is responsible for planning and making assessments of convention arrangements, facilities, organization, and programing. The committee discusses shortening the convention period...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1959

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...
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...
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

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

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 southwest region, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 247, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the southwest region of the National Student YWCA's special projects in desegregation. Responding to a need for leadership training and actionable steps towards inclusive student associations and inclusive campuses, the Southwest Regional Council of Student YMCA and YWCA Interracial Strategy Committee develops workshops for selected campuses. Campus visitation reports summarize the challenges and progress at each location and comment on the campus climate in regards to...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Student southwest region, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 247, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the activities of the southwest region of the National Student YWCA including special projects, staff meetings and staff work plans. Regional organization is a bridge between National and local associations and an opportunity to unite regional associations towards common projects and goals. Regional projects strengthen participation and support through the regional support networks. The special project with migrant workers identifies a community need and organizes an...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960