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Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Housing, human relations, immigration and insurance, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s housing, human relations and immigration programs and policies, correspondence and pamphlets concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. insurance. Housing, human relations and immigration materials include statements on inclusivity, segregation and race relations in the United States, program overviews and program reports. Insurance documents concern insurance policies and claims for employees of the YWCA of the U.S.A. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Interracial, 1967-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Racial Justice Fund, racial justice institutes and staff meetings aimed at addressing racism in the context of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Racial Justice Fund is a fund to support programs and activities fighting fascism with half the funds earmarked for the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organizations (IFCO). Fund raising letters to potential donors explain the program and its potential impact while progress memos and...
Dates of Materials: 1967-1970

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...
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

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

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

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

Religion, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 239, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Christian purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is central to its identity and under frequent discussion and evolution. The work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. comes from their belief that Christian faith demands equal life for all and a duty to help others. The role of religion in the local, national and world movements in regards to social and political activity is discussed at conferences, in printed materials and in program...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Religion, 1918-1936

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Pamphlets, reports and meeting minutes concerning religious education in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and in the United States. Pamphlets concern Bible study courses, discussion of the role of Christianity in social issues and politics, women and Christianity, Christianity and race, Christianity and international relations, interfaith interactions and religious education in schools. Meeting notes and reports include discussions of the role of Christianity and religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A.,...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1936

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

YWCA, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 252, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. studies followed by documents concerning World Fellowship Week and YW-Wives. The YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts studies to maintain an awareness of the needs of its member groups and evaluate the success of programs and services. Studies inform future program development, staff and personnel decisions and national policy and procedure. In addition, local associations are encouraged to conduct their own studies to inform local decisions. Local studies are compiled in a lists...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960