Physical education and training
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Belgium, circa 1919-1945
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Belgium. Spanning the years after World War I and through World War II, YWCA work in Belgium began with work with hostels and "foyers" for hosing girls and women. Other efforts include reconstruction work, leadership training and development, and physical education. Reports from secretaries assess programming, summarize work being done and the conditions faced by associations and their members, and assess goals for future work....
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1945
Christine M. Shelton papers
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: 1951 - 2016
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the White House conferences on children and youth. The conferences convene to discuss matters of children's health, safety, development, protection and employment practices, and the role of the government and other organizations to protect children from harm. Also included are reports from the YWCA committee on Girls Work responding to the conferences and discussing the role of YWCA of the U.S.A. in advocating for children and youth.
Dates of Materials: 1929-1949
Conventions, fourth, 1913
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Fourth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America proceedings and reports. Proceedings provide a detailed overview of the discussions, debates and presentations of the convention. Representatives from town and country, city, student, foreign, method, secretarial, finance and publications departments make presentations on their work to the convention audience. These presentations include updates on work and activities, discussion of...
Dates of Materials: 1913
Girl Reserve, 1913-1942
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents To ensure the needs of the developing girls are being met, the YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts studies and keeps records of participation. A study during the early years of World War II collects responses to questionnaires concerning the effect the war is having on young people. In 1928 a more comprehensive study of the services of the Girl Reserve Department is conducted in collaboration with the Field Department. This study assesses the services to girls, services to young employed girls and...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1942
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
India, circa 1920-1948
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon. Conference reports summarize the proceedings of the conventions held quadrennially to address the changing role of women in India and internationally. Following this, annual reports and conference proceedings discuss the YWCA's efforts to meet the social, physical, mental, and spiritual needs of women in India including assessments and suggestions for future work. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has an established partnership with the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948
India, circa 1916-1950
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon works towards the development of women's spiritual, mental, education, and physical well being. Beginning in the nineteenth century as bible studies, the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon has a long and rich history including early cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Through reports, conference reports and conference proceedings the needs and challenges of women in India are made clear. In response to the growing need for social workers in India, the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950
India, circa 1919-1948
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning endowments requests from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, annual reports, leadership and physical education. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a long history of cooperation with India's YWCA through training and sending leaders in addition to financial support. In celebration of their jubilee anniversary, the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon is seeking an endowment fund to build a summer conference site. Later endowment requests seek to support a leadership training...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1948
India, circa 1918-1943
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Printed materials from Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon associations, documents concerning fundraising efforts and documents concerning properties. Printed matter from Bombay, Calcutta, Colombo, Madras, Rangoon and Simla are comprised largely of annual reports. These associations work with women and young girls to improve their spiritual, physical and intellectual well-being through programming, housing opportunities, job training and more. YWCA of the U.S.A. support of the YWCA's in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1943
West Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1910 January-1922 January
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 16, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. West Central Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1910 January-1922 January