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Public housing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Housing, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing issues and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including conferences, local YWCA program, residence conferences and residence programs. Materials address issues surrounding public housing and housing for employed women including living standards, floor plans, segregation, overcrowding, affordable housing, public housing programs, and safe housing for young women. Included is a transcript of testimony given before the United States Joint Congressional Committee on Housing by...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Housing, 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including room registry programs, a YWCA panel, studies, and additional program materials. Room registry materials outline the YWCA standards for rooming and provide a detailed list of ways specific YWCA associations are meeting housing needs. In addition, there are suggestions and best practices for maintaining a room registry. Studies look at the housing situation in various communities, provide data gathered and analyze the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950

Housing, 1919-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 99, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous materials relating to YWCA work regarding housing. A handbook provides guidance for operating a boarding house. Other materials address the housing conditions for working women, the effect the war had on safe and affordable housing for women and families, available housing for low-income families, and governance of Boardinghouses.

Dates of Materials: 1919-1948

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

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1955 January-1957 June

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 6, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work, and annual reports from the General Secretary. Continuing themes include the role of religion in the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1955 January-1957 June