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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, nineteenth, 1951-1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Employed Women's Coordinating Assembly, Business and Professional Assembly, and Industrial Assembly at the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Implemented at the previous convention, the National Employed Women's Coordinating Assembly unites all employed women under common cause and emphases. The Industrial Assembly and Business and Professional Assembly continue to meet independently to...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1952

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Bulletins and the first half of the recorded proceedings from the Business and Professional Assembly at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings continue with page 94 on reel 37, microdex 1 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records. As men are coming back from the war and returning to the work force the professional women discuss job security and the fears of being replaced by men. In addition, international...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Proceedings, bulletins, and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Assembly at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Following World War II there is a lot of emphasis on democracy, world politics, and affiliations with other organizations. In this second half of the proceedings much discussion is given to joining with the World Federation of Democratic Youth, what they stand for and what democracy...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Workbook, reports, and proceedings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Assembly of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial Division delegates meet to discuss issues faced by the women in their group, vote on matters of national importance, adopt resolutions, and vote on social and political actions. The theme for the assembly and the coming three years is "We have a job to do for peace." Under this emphasis,...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the industrial assembly of the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial delegates convene to discuss needs unique to their group and to conduct national business. Delegates represent their local associations at the national assembly and bring a varied opinion to the discussion topics. Through voting and democratic processes the assembly elects committee members, adopts changes to policy or...
Dates of Materials: 1940

Conventions, tenth, 1928

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the student, industrial, and business and professional assemblies at the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each convention the departments gather to discuss matters unique to their group and of national importance. Industrial, and Business and Professional Assemblies address the progress made in employment for women, the goals for the future status of employed women and cooperation with other...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business such as motions for resolutions and actions and elections and nominations of positions. Convention...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Resolutions discussed and...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their groups. Bulletins and correspondence prepare the delegates for the assemblies by providing background information, summarizing past assemblies, and requesting responses to discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student groups meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance. The main focus of the business and professional and industrial assemblies is on the unemployment situation and wages. Each assembly addresses these issues as it applies to their own members. The student...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Education, 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning summer schools for industrial and office workers. Workers' education programs include lessons on economics, labor organizing, and topics relating to women workers with some classes taught by faculty of the hosting schools. Materials include lesson plans, program assessments, articles, and the "Manual for teachers in workers' education."

Dates of Materials: 1919-1941

Household employment, circa 1915-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including training, government training, unions, and additional program materials. Training materials provide documentation on training practices for domestic employment and include, baking, cleaning, child care, and other topics. Government training materials are those training materials specifically created by the Works Progress Administration for training centers. Union materials document the YWCA's efforts to aid in the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1946

Industrial, 1918-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Articles, budgets and bulletins concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women and girls employed in industry. Articles are clippings or entire articles relating to the industrial work with employed women and their families. Industrial budgets materials concern fair wages and cost of living for employed women and may include sample budgets for fair standards of living, discussion of current wages and living standards in the United States and around the world, working conditions of various...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1931

Industrial, 1915-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Club Council reports arranged by region. Reports summarize recommended activities and initiatives, discuss club organization and news, discuss effective programming for employed women, and report on industrial issues. Reports also discuss fair wages, labor laws, child labor, and education of employed women. The Federation of Industrial Clubs documents the organization of programming for employed women and women in industrial work. Handbooks and pamphlets discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1928

Industrial, 1922-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and other materials from central region YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial conferences arranged by year. Conference materials may include summaries of talks and lectures given, discussion of how to effectively engage women and girls in political and social activism, demographics and statistics regarding club membership, devotions and prayers, and discussion of the pressing issues of the time. In addition, materials may discuss current legislation relating to employed women,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1935

Industrial, 1943-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department regional conference programs and materials for the east central region arranged by year. Conference programs, proceedings, minutes, and other materials discuss the employment issues faced at the time and may include issues of race, religion, nationality, fair wages, employment during World War II, working conditions, job training, education, and other needs. Conference materials also concern the administration, recruiting, programming, and...
Dates of Materials: 1943-1950

Industrial, 1940-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Eastern region industrial conference materials including schedules of events, talks, and programs, member statistics and demographics, statements from workers, discussion questions regarding race, employment, working conditions, civil liberties, and other matters, newsletters summarizing the conference, and more. 1940 conference materials include records of discussions with girls regarding civil liberties and employment. Discussions include unions, fair hiring and treatment of non-citizen,...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1942

Industrial, 1936-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Eastern region industrial conference materials including schedules of events, talks, and programs, member statistics and demographics, statements from workers, discussion questions regarding race, employment, working conditions, civil liberties, and other matters, newsletters summarizing the conference, and more. Camp songs, dramas, and schedules can also be found in these materials. The conference materials reflect the issues faced by working girls during the time. These issues may include...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1939

Industrial, 1931-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Financial reports, and meeting minutes of the National Industrial Council for the YWCA of the U.S.A. conferences. Minutes of the National Industrial Council summarize discussions held, outline conference proceedings, report on resolutions passed and program methods decided on, clarify and discuss organizational relationships, and report on worker issues for industrial girls. 

Dates of Materials: 1931-1949

Industrial, 1938-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Issues of "National Industrial Council News." The newsletter updates industrial clubs on council business, lists council leaders and committees, reports on workers' action initiatives and issues faced by employed girls and women, advertises national industrial girls events, and seeks to educate industrial clubs on matters of labor rights, government, laws, and activism. In addition, there may be reports or anecdotes from local industrial clubs regarding their activities or struggles. 

Dates of Materials: 1938-1947

Industrial, 1941-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Newsletters and bulletins concerning National Industrial Progress Day, a day for YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial groups to look back at progress made for issues faced by the employed and industrial girl as well as look forward to the direction industrial work will be taking. Materials may summarize current and past efforts, provide program technique and activities, report on experiences from local industrial clubs, and update on conferences and meetings. 

Dates of Materials: 1941-1949

Industrial, 1927-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department, it's council rules of procedure, U-day and victory program. Rules of procedure materials are comprised of correspondence and drafts of procedure concerning the operation of the industrial council. U-day materials concern a YWCA industrial council initiative to educate women on the function of unions and to strengthen women's participation in unions. Materials may suggest activities for U-day, provide resources for education,...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1950

Industrial, 1927-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Regional industrial council minutes, reports, and other materials arranged by region for the central, east Central, eastern, north east, west central, southern, and southwestern regions. Materials may report on council business, discuss recruitment and retention methods, provide member and club data and demographics, evaluate programs and activities, summarize resolutions passed, and provide committee and council member information. Materials may also discuss efforts and methods used to...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1950

Industrial, circa 1921-1951

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department. National industrial council lists include of listings of council committee members, officers, project leaders, regional representatives, and other members. Organization materials document the regional, territorial, and national structure of the industrial council. Project materials concern initiatives, activities, and campaigns led by the industrial council. These letters and documents provide instruction on how to run and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1951

Industrial, circa 1907-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department work with mill village, policies, and program. Mill village materials concern the living, social, and economic conditions of women living in textile mill villages. Descriptions of mill village conditions and costs can be found in addition to outlines of association in the textile industry. Much of the materials concern mill villages of the textile industry in the South and include a study and report on the textile mill villages of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1948

Industrial, 1940-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. 

Dates of Materials: 1940-1944

Industrial, 1933-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. Issues may address, the economic strain and unemployment faced by women, international relations and clubs including China, child labor, organization, race relations, and other topics. 

Dates of Materials: 1933-1939

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

Industrial, 1919-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department program and administration covering the southern industrial situation, secretary job analysis and staff meetings. Southern situation materials concern conditions faced by Southern industrial workers, particularly those in the textile industry. Included in these documents are reports on working conditions, discussion of progress made and methods used, an address by Sherwood Anderson at an industrial institute, correspondence...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946

Industrial and Insurance, 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women employed in industry followed by insurance documents. Miscellaneous Industrial materials include reports on employment and full employment following World War II, correspondence regarding industrial work, various clippings and pamphlets, data on industrial locations and girls, and statistical surveys. Included in these materials is an essay by Mary Van Kleeck on Florence Simms. Following this are correspondence and forms concerning...
Dates of Materials: 1906-1949