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Native American women

Subject Source: Local Ssc
Scope Note: Identity categories provide another way of understanding the lives of women documented in our collections. Identities are assigned based on information available to the Smith College Special Collections, as declared by historical actors. Terms that people may have used to describe their own identities change over time. Because of this, not all collections are categorized. If we have made a mistake in our identity classification, please contact us.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Interracial, circa 1892-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 6
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: circa 1892-1947

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. internal issues of racism and race relations as well as their involvement in the civil rights movement and activism. These initiatives address racism towards Native Americans and Mexican Americans but the majority of the materials specifically address racism faced by African Americans. Articles and reports concerning economic and social conditions faced by Native Americans in the United States include several reports of the Menominee people and how...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

New Mexico, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 336, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations in New Mexico. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further form and topical designations on the microfilm under the affiliated association in Albuquerque. The administration and development of the YWCA of Albuquerque is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Race and racial justice: American Indian work, circa 1910-1993

 File — Box 1026: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387750], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Photographs highlighting the YWCA of the USA's work with Native American women. Photographs include images from the Native American Caucus at the 1977 National Women's Conference in Houston Texas, snapshots of National Board member Deanna Espina during inauguration week 1993, and unidentified photographs of Native American services and participants.

Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1993

Wisconsin, circa 1893-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 222, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, program and activities of the YWCA of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and its international institute. The administrative and organizational history of the association can be traced through its constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. In addition, correspondence and questionnaires concerning association buildings and finance document the administrative and operational aspects of those parts of the association. Studies, conducted by outside...
Dates of Materials: circa 1893-1950