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Physical education for women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Christine M. Shelton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00627
Abstract Professor, Exercise and Sport Studies. Materials documenting Shelton's work as Smith College professor of Exercise and Sports Studies, as consultant for various girl's and women's sports organizations, and as a presenter at national and international conferences and workshops concerning advocacy for women's sports. Documentation of Shelton's work with the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women...
Dates of Materials: 1964-2016

Egypt, 1920-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA in Egypt. Early work in Egypt consists of American secretaries visiting Egypt to offer leadership training, offer advice on starting association work, and assessing the condition of the people and what work needs to be done. Special discussion is given to cooperation with or interaction with other organizations such as the YMCA and other religions in the area such as Copts and Muslims. As World War II comes work in Egypt takes on the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1949

Garnet J. Knights papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00291
Abstract

YWCA overseas official. Material reflects a small portion of Knights' professional life. Includes photographs (YWCA), information generated by the YWCA, tributes given at her memorial service, and reminiscences she wrote of her service in Uruguay. Much of the correspondence is in Spanish, although there are brief translations attached to some of the letters.

Dates of Materials: 1927-1986; Majority of material found within 1962-1983

Headquarters services and health, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Headquarters Services Committee and the health education, services and policies of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Headquarters Services Committee is responsible for the maintenance, use and hospitality of the headquarters buildings of the National Board. Documents include their committee charter, reports, correspondence and letters of agreement with building tenants. Health and recreation is an important part of the overall...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Health, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the health programs of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Health education is part of the national program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. who believe that everybody deserves opportunity for health and physical fitness. In 1961 at their national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. includes physical fitness as one of their major emphases for the following triennium. Following this they release a physical fitness project enlisting 24 local associations to test a fitness program and report on...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Health, circa 1912-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning health programs, education and policies of the YWCA of the U.S.A. including the American Osteopathic Association, Athletic Association, bibliographies, Bureau of Social Education and conferences. American Osteopathic Association materials are comprised of correspondence regarding a policy change in the YWCA to accept either Doctors of Medicine(M.D.) or Doctors of Osteopathy(D.O.) for their medical examinations. Athletic Association includes minutes and meeting reports,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1949

Health, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning topics of health in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including health examination policies, mental hygiene, nurses work, Olympic games, shoe campaign, social education, social education in Labrador, the Women's foundation for health and miscellaneous pamphlets. Olympic materials address the matter of women participating in the international games as well as the United States' participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympic games under the Nazi regime. The shoe campaign describes aspects...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

Health education, 1935-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Issues of the twice yearly YWCA publication, "The Health Education Bulletin". Each issue addresses health issues of the time, suggests programming, makes announcements and provides program resources. In addition, the bulletins address social and physical wellness and make recommendations for health education in all areas. 

Dates of Materials: 1935-1944

Health education, 1890-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. health education committee, conferences, handbooks and history. Committee documents include a draft of the proposed YWCA health statement, health program emphases, and committee progress reports. Conference materials addresses health programs, recommend physical, social, and recreational health activities, and report on committee business. Sections five and three of a 1949 health education handbook are present. Section five addresses construction and...
Dates of Materials: 1890-1950

Health education, 1919-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Reports of health education conventions and institutes convey health education focuses of the times, recommend activities, summarize lectures, and make announcements. Health education includes sex education, recreation activities, physical fitness, weight and appearance, mental well-being, and social health. Institutes provide training for health education secretaries in the YWCA of the U.S.A. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1942

Health education, 1920-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. health education program, recreation and reports. Program files analyze the health education methods and initiatives used by the YWCA from 1920 through 1943. Pamphlets recommend practices for implementing a health and recreation program, discuss budgetary needs, discuss the national health program, outline organizational and reporting structure, and other matters. An appendix to one report lists the statements of purpose for various health education...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1947

Health education, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Lessons, activities, directives, activities, and more relating to social, mental, and physical health in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pamphlets discuss the importance of various aspects of health education, illustrate specific suggested activities, address physical and health education in young girls, offer training programs for leaders including a graduate program, and communicate the health education program. Other materials report on the health education program, provide communication from the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1949

Housing, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents In response to increasing racial discrimination in housing in the United States in the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. develops programming aimed at strategies to eliminate segregated housing and create open housing in communities. Project proposals outline the specific goals of the programs, means of achieving these goals and the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. national organization and local associations in achieving open housing in communities. In addition to draft and completed project...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Industrial, circa 1910-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department programs covering recreation, relationships with employer, religious education and reports. Recreation materials address the need for and purpose of recreation activities for all women and in particular, industrial girls. Instructions are provided for various dances, games, and other activities. Materials in the Relationship with employer subject file document efforts of YWCA secretaries to form relationships with and work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1946

International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women. U.S. Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00529
Abstract

International athletic association. The International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women Records at Smith represent the U.S. branch of the organization. The collection includes histories, including information about Dorothy Ainsworth; documents pertaining to various IAPESGW congresses and conventions; and IAPESGW bulletins, newsletters, and reports.

Dates of Materials: 1948 - 2001

Leadership, 1916-1929

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 115, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. summer school courses. To develop leaders within the YWCA of the U.S.A. and offer development opportunities for those interested in association work and social work, the YWCA of the U.S.A. offers summer training courses through the National Training School and the Extension Training Division. Courses are offered on YWCA of the U.S.A. association method and administration, work with Girl Reserve, work with employed women, rural associations, physical...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1929

Report on health and recreation programs in the YWCA of the USA and Health Education Committee minutes, 1942-1950

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 356, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The report "The Y.W.CA. program of recreation and health, studied with reference to problems reflecting the war situation" is submitted by Maxine J. Shurtz to the Graduate Department of Hygiene and Physical Education of Wellesley College. The report analyzes the health and recreation programs of local associations and suggests areas for further developments and study. Following this report, minutes of the Health Education Committee of the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1950