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Indigenous women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Coalition of Indian-Controlled School Boards Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00696
Overview Oral history interviews with individuals who made "unrivaled contributions to Indian parental and community control of Indian education." The collection includes audio recordings, partial transcripts, related correspondence and published documents. A large percentage of the interviews are with women and many who were involved in the Indian rights movement, including Rebecca Adamson, the first field coordinator for the coalition.
Dates of Materials: 1967- 2009

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Official report of the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of American to their eighth national convention. Reports of the activities of divisions and departments of the YWCA of the U.S.A. include city, rural, student, industrial, business and professional, Girl Reserve, Native American, foreign-born, education, personnel, publicity and more. In addition, special reports are given concerning cooperation with the National Traveler's Aid Society, the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

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 from...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Proceedings cover, addresses and remarks, business matters and motions to pass resolutions, elections of officers and board members, presentations of reports and reports from assembly meetings. The wide range of topics include youth movements and the activity of younger...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment with a separate published report of convention actions following. Included in the proceedings are matters of business such as the adoption of reports, election of officers, and passing of resolutions; addresses and remarks; presentations of reports;...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents The official report from the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concerning the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The report begins with a description of the purpose of the National Board and an update on the developments in YWCA associations with groups such as the city, rural, student, and foreign departments, employed women, Native American women and young girls. Following this are summaries of actions taken at the...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents National Board reports to the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board releases a report assessing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. over the past biennium, the national progress on the major emphases, its role in leading a national movement and its relationship to local associations. The report for the Sixteenth Convention includes a section of graphic statistics regarding association...
Dates of Materials: 1940

Conventions, tenth, 1928

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official National Board reports to the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed reports begin with a introduction of the function and purpose of the National Board stated as, "to establish and develop unity." The report goes on to summarize the "interests and concerns" of member groups including business and professional women, work with immigrants, Native American women, Girl Reserve and others. Relationships with...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention, program and bulletins. Daily bulletins, distributed to each delegate in attendance, provide updates on convention activities and special events, make announcements, and share news or updates in short article form. In addition, daily bulletins have a detailed schedule for the day. The series of bulletins sent to delegates prior to the convention are intended to prepare...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents National Board reports and guiding principles for the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Reports from the National Board provide a detailed analysis of the functions, aims, purposes, and divisions of the national organization. These reports include the membership basis, work with immigrant women and girls, work with younger girls, the financial situation of the national organization, the role and structure of the National...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents National Board reports to the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The National Board reports provide an overview of the association in 1932 and its work with member groups including young girls, students, businesswomen, industrial women, African American women, immigrants, Native American women and "women with daytime leisure." The reports also summarize national program with the emphasis on health and recreation, economic...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Joan E. Biren papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00587
Overview Joan E. Biren, known as JEB, is a filmmaker, photographer, and lesbian activist who has been professionally known for documenting lesbian lives and communities since the 1970s. She became particularly well known in the 1980s for her slideshow and historical lecture affectionately known as The Dyke Show, with which she toured extensively. This collection includes JEB’s personal and professional records, and is rich in documentation of her photography and...
Dates of Materials: 1944-2019

Katsi Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00528
Overview Midwife, environmentalist, American Indian rights activist. The Papers consist of information about Cook and her midwifery and women's health practice in the Akwesasne Mohawk community on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in northern New York State and on the adjacent Akwesasne reserve in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. The Papers also contain information about Cook's activism related to environmental contamination and human health and about indigenous rights and environmental justice. Included are...
Dates of Materials: 1977-2008

North Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1919 July-1921 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 10, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A.North Central Field Committee covering Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa. Minutes of the field committee record business conducted at the meetings including passing resolutions, presenting reports, discussing personnel and making recommendations. Field secretary reports follow the minutes and describe the current conditions of member associations, assess the needs of various groups of women or regions, make recommendations for...
Dates of Materials: 1919 July-1921 December

Rebecca Adamson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00481
Overview Economist, Founder First Nations Development Institute, Native American rights advocate. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life, and focus on two organizations founded by Adamson, the First Nations Development Institute (FNDI) and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW). Major topics include American Indians, indigenous people, and economic development. Portions of the work of FNDI are particularly well chronicled through detailed staff reports and records on Field Operations...
Dates of Materials: 1941 - 2013

Tonya Gonnella Frichner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00703
Overview Lawyer; President and Founder, American Indian Law Alliance; Professor of Native American History, Law and Human Rights. Primarily professional papers. Major topics include social conditions and legal status of North American Indians, and related issues such as health care, environmental issues, land rights, and international rights of indigenous peoples. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates of Materials: 1980 - 2014

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00535
Overview Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.
Dates of Materials: 1990-2014

Women of color collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00439
Overview The Women of Color Collection consists primarily of published material relating to the status of women of color in the United States. Includes printed materials, bibliographies, position papers, the Indian School Journal, unpublished position papers from the Wesleyan College Center for Research on Women, A Resource Guide of American Indian-Alaskan Native Women, and reports from conferences on the educational and occupational...
Dates of Materials: 1903-1992

YWCA of the U.S.A. records, Record Group 6. Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-RG6
Overview Record Group 6. Program of the YWCA of the USA records documents national staff and committees' work to achieve the overall goals and program of the Association as directed by the National Convention. Series within this Record Group document Public Advocacy; work with Employed Women, Immigrants, Teen-agers, and Young Adults; Racial Justice work; War Work; and program materials on camping, health, recreation, music, pageantry and drama, and religion. Materials include committee and department...
Dates of Materials: 1870-2002