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Labor unions

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Industrial conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 5
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. Much of the conference discussions concern workers rights, labor laws and legislation, fair wages, economic conditions in the United States and around the world, job security, and...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Industrial conferences, 1919-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 6
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, personal accounts from workers, and more. In addition, conference materials may include camp dramas and songs, administrative and managerial materials, summaries of lectures given, lists of...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1930

Industrial conferences, 1918-1920

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning national conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department. Conference proceedings, and programs provide an overview of topics discussed, resolutions passed, lists of participants, and general overviews of the conferences. Conference discussions include matters of child labor laws and practices, opportunities for women seeking work, wages and standards of living, unionization and what that means for workers, work towards a minimum wage, hours of work in a...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1920

Industrial conferences, 1940-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year but do not include 1944 or 1945. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1950

Industrial conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Industrial conferences, 1936

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conference for the year 1936. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Industrial conferences, 1930-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities....
Dates of Materials: 1930-1935

Industrial conferences, 1918-1929

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities....
Dates of Materials: 1918-1929

Industrial conferences, 1922-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from weekend midwinter industrial conferences for the central and eastern regions arranged by region then year. Materials may provide attendance, committee, and demographic information, lists of resources to consult, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, resolutions and recommendations, devotions, and other activities. Discussion groups concern the work during World War II, the economic environments of the times, discrimination in and out of the workplace,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1950

Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous industrial conference material in addition to correspondence and reports from the Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers. Industrial conference materials include suggested by-laws for Industrial clubs, bulletins of conference resolutions, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, a work manual for conference secretaries and leaders, and other conference reports and summaries. Conferences address organizational matters, workers rights and treatment, education of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1946

International institutes, circa 1926-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. international institute programs for second generation immigrants. These include autobiographies, reports and case studies. Second Generation materials concern first generation American women and young girls and how their social and cultural experiences affect their lives, work, relationships and place among other nationalities. Case studies and autobiographies provide narrative accounts of what life was like and reports provide demographic and other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1939

Labor, 1934-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include descriptions and summaries of local association interactions with labor unions, policies and procedures regarding YWCA employees and unions, discussion of the relationship between the YWCA National Board and the Industrial Committee, and updates on ongoing labor cases. In addition, these materials contain educational materials for local associations regarding negotiation...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1947

Labor, circa 1908-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include policies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women, descriptions of services to workers, discussions of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s role in placement assistance and advice for girls looking for work. Materials regarding the Florence Simms scholarship fund include correspondence regarding the management of the fund. Discussions of the steel, textile, mining, and laundry...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1941

Labor, circa 1928-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning labor legislation, standards and strikes in the United States in addition to bulletins addressing unemployment and the Great Depression. Documents include educational materials for local associations, discussions and descriptions of YWCA of the U.S.A. positions labor issues and policies, suggestions for getting involved and advocating for causes, and data and reports from local groups and associations. In addition, materials include summaries of proposed or passed...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1944

Labor, 1964-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proposal to the United States Department of Labor for leadership training in the Work Incentive Program (WIN) and correspondence and statements concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s positions on labor laws and policy. The WIN proposal requests funding for training for local associations interested in participating in the program. It suggests utilizing the strengths of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations to establish a relationship with the WIN program and through that relationship and...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1968

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically with Buffalo, New York appearing first and Akron, Ohio through Brooklyn, New York in alphabetical order following. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Canton, Ohio through Muncie, Indiana. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. Material relating to Harlan, Kentucky...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Nashville, Tennessee through Rochester, New York. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. An example of works found here...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Saginaw, Michigan through Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work.

Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Winston-Salem, North Carolina through Youngstown, Ohio. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. In addition, materials...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor unions, circa 1918-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA U.S.A.'s work with labor unions and employed women and girls. Materials include profiles of unions, reports on conferences, information regarding the YWCA's cooperation with and relation to trade unions, and summaries of union interactions with YWCA of the U.S.A. employees and members. Documents are arranged alphabetically by union followed by two sections on YWCA cooperation with unions and a miscellaneous section. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1949

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1940 January-1944 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 5, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. There are no microdexes two or three on this reel and the materials for 1943 were filmed out of order and appear following 1944. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. Throughout these materials discussion of the international situation continues to increase. In addition, materials may include reports from various...
Dates of Materials: 1940 January-1944 December

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1945 January-1947 November

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 5, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. There are no microdexes two or three on this reel. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations 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...
Dates of Materials: 1945 January-1947 November

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1947 December-1949 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 6, microdex: 1
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, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. The meetings address many topics but the issue of spending and budgeting is always prominent in the materials. "Caution," a report from March 1949, urges caution in spending and budgeting capital funds. In addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1947 December-1949 December

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1950 January-1954 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 6, microdex: 2
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 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. June 1950 materials include citations for...
Dates of Materials: 1950 January-1954 December

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

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1957 October-1962 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 1
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 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Throughout the minutes and reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1957 October-1962 December

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1939-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the union label on "The Intercollegiate," the publication of the student YWCA and YMCA, and published pamphlets and program papers from the National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC). The benefits of having the union label on issues of "The Intercollegian" and using union labor only on principle are weighed with the extra cost of union printers in correspondence. Program papers and pamphlets include published handbooks, workbooks and pamphlets intended for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1949

Outside organizations: Social work, circa 1939-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s cooperation with the American Red Cross, the California Conference of Social Work and the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1949

West Virginia, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 221, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, administration and program of the YWCA of Wheeling, West Virginia. The administrative and organizational history of the association is documented in its constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. In addition, building and finance correspondence and reports provide insight into some of the operational work in the association, including its relationship to the community fund. Visitation reports and industrial department reports are...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950