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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Business and professional conferences, 1930-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Indiana, the Inland Empire (Idaho, Utah, Washington and Oregon), Kansas-Missouri, Kentucky-Tennessee, Michigan and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1948

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Eastern and Western New York, New Jersey and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1950

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and Professional clubs,...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1924-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Texas-Louisiana, the Tri-State area (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota), Virginia and West Virginia. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1946

Business and professional women, 1925-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Council, jobs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department and YWCA of the U.S.A. Nationwide Observance Day. The Business and Professional Councils represent established areas and are comprised of delegates from Business and Professional clubs. Councils serve as a link between local associations, the gatherings and events of the summer conferences, and the National Assembly. Documents concern...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1947

Business and professional women, 1927-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Issues of "News and Notes" and program materials a newsletter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. "News and Notes" is a department newsletter that keeps local associations aware of how programming is being used in various associations and includes program updates from around the country. In addition to idea sharing the newsletter includes updates on conference preparation and announces governance or organizational changes. Following "News and Notes" are...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1944

Business and professional women, 1927-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Issues of "The Program Exchange" and its predecessor, "The Exchange Sheet." The publications were used by the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women to communicate programming ideas and methods to local or regional association secretaries. In addition, the newsletter provides updates of the activities of local associations, reports on internal and related external conferences and gives advice for implementing projects and programming. 

Dates of Materials: 1927-1939

Business and professional women, 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women. The National Council organizes and conducts business for the department as a whole and communicates emphasis and program to be used by local Business and Professional associations. National Projects is a program from the National Council that creates program materials, bulletins, and discussion guides for topics of emphasis. Local associations can then subscribe to a project and incorporate the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1948

Business and professional women, 1923-1927

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Issues of "The Exchange Sheet," the predecessor to "The Program Exchange." The publication is used by the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women to communicate programming ideas and methods to local or regional association secretaries. In addition, the newsletter provides updates of the activities of local associations, reports on internal and related external conferences, and gives advice for implementing projects and programming. 

Dates of Materials: 1923-1927

Business and professional women, circa 1923-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. A cooperative program with the Jewish Welfare Board concerns the problems faced by married women in the workforce. Following this material are various reports analyzing the program and mission of the department's work with employed woman including work with the rising white collar worker. Other materials include program guides and ideas, pamphlets and other planning materials. In addition, documents include...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1949

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional, industrial and student assemblies at the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Assemblies meet in during conventions to united under a common purpose and to conduct national business unique to their group. All of the assemblies discuss cooperation with each other and how they can enhance each other's work. The Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies both discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports from the National Board concerning the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention focuses on the changing social, religious, and economic situation in the United States and beyond and include a strong focus on work with immigrants in cities, towns, and points of entry. These detailed reports provide background information and studies regarding in addition to giving an overview of resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenotype and official proceedings of the Eleventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks through final adjournment. Addresses, discussion, and actions focus on the themes of the changing religious, social, and economic conditions in the United States and how the work of the associations is effected. Work with immigrants in the United States as well as YWCA work in other...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Materials include reports and summaries of group discussions, the proposed program of study for the Public Affairs department, worship service programs, a program for an international night, and a general overview of the convention for those planning on attending. Group discussion topics include service to small and large associations, work in rural areas,...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The business and professional assembly occurs during the national convention to discuss matters unique to their own divisions, conduct national business, and discuss emphasis and direction for the coming biennium. The theme for this assembly is "All in the name of democracy." Discussions concerns progress that needs to...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies at the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each assembly meets separately to discuss and vote on issues unique to their own departments and unique interests and then present their findings to the general convention audience. Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies discuss the labor movement, problems and issues encountered by...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and digest of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As the first national convention since 1940 and since the end of World War II, the discussion and debate of the convention sessions look at work that was done during the war years and look ahead to what the post war world and nation will bring. Throughout these discussions the role of the organization and of Christian women is examined through...
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, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional assembly at the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme for the business and professional assembly is "Direction for courageous living" and it compliments the national emphases of democracy, world citizenship, and religion. Bulletins sent out prior to the assembly prepare participants for the discussions, summarize work done since the last convention and ask for...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

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: 2
Scope and Contents Materials concerning the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Worship service programs from the convention include a program for a memorial service in remembrance of Mabel Cratty, a long serving and well loved general secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Other materials include the foreign policy for supporting YWCA work in other countries, legislative work and the published collection of addresses given by Harold Cooke...
Dates of Materials: 1928

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

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, 1936-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department conference programs and materials for the central region conferences arranged by year. Conference programs 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. Materials also discuss the organization of the industrial council, promote national initiative, inform conference...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1942

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, 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