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Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning programs of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program updates...
Dates of Materials: 1959-1970

Business and professional women, 1928-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the eastern (Kiskiminetas) region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together employed girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the eastern area conferences. In addition, materials...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1942

Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1911-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 8, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the central field, covering Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. Reports from field work secretaries assess the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the regions. Committee minutes describe the submitted reports, authorize and discuss budgets and pass motions relevant to the department. In the...
Dates of Materials: 1911-1921

Conventions, cancelled, 1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Due to government restrictions on conventions and other effects of World War II, the Seventeenth National Convention is cancelled in 1945. In lieu of having a convention, the National Board and committees compile the work that went into preparing for the convention into printed materials and a workbook for local associations to meet and discuss the topics provided and report back. The results are then analyzed and compiled into a report and the charter for the years 1945-1948 is developed....
Dates of Materials: 1945

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, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to the final adjournments including devotional exercises, addresses, business meetings and assemblies of special interest groups. The focus of the eighth convention concerns the woman's role in national and international movements and the role of religion in their lives. YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Eleventh National convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention, 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 meant to...
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, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official proceedings, principles, and actions of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The second half of the proceedings, continued from reel 33, microdex 9, concern the presentation and discussion of the study of the Industrial Division and its recommendations in addition to the passing and discussion of convention resolutions. Recommendations from the Industrial Division study concern the implementation of its aims,...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the industrial assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial delegates meet to discuss matters unique to their group, conduct national business, and united behind a program emphasis and aim. For the Fifteenth Convention the Industrial Assembly focuses on matters of democracy and freedoms in response to the unrest in Europe and Asia at the time. Time is also given to discussing the...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fourth, 1913

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Fourth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America proceedings and reports. Proceedings provide a detailed overview of the discussions, debates and presentations of the convention. Representatives from town and country, city, student, foreign, method, secretarial, finance and publications departments make presentations on their work to the convention audience. These presentations include updates on work and activities, discussion of...
Dates of Materials: 1913

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, second, 1909

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning Second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Program, proceedings, and bulletins, summarize committee resolutions and recommendations, provide the text of addresses given, list delegates and member associations and provide an overview of the convention activities. The second convention focuses on the role of religion in serving communities and addressing social problems, and serving women internationally.

Dates of Materials: 1909

Conventions, seventh, 1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Reports submitted to the Seventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Reports include updates submitted by the city, student, town, county, foreign, finance and treasurer departments as well as special reports regarding migrants, work with younger girls, the health education program, the newly constructed Grace Dodge Hotel and legislative work. In addition, further reporting on a study of the membership basis continued from the Sixth...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Volume three of the official proceedings of the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America and volume three of the stenotype proceedings. The official proceedings follow general convention sessions. Special addresses are not published in the official proceedings but are represented in other documents including the stenotype proceedings. The special remarks by Queen Elizabeth, however, are included in the international celebration...
Dates of Materials: 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, sixteenth, 1938-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Immediately following the previous convention, the Convention Committee begins meetings to collect and assess feedback regarding convention content, processes and accommodations. Using this information, the committee plans the upcoming convention arranging speakers, discussion topics and emphases and accommodations. Included in these documents is a summary of...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1940

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

Reports from the Sixth National Convention for the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Reports update and assess the needs of departments in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, foreign work, town and county, student, business and professional, industrial, finance and others. Other reports address war work during World War I, methods for reaching women and achieving YWCA goals in local associations, and National Board business and recommendations. 

Dates of Materials: 1920

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, tenth, 1928

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Tenth 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. Sessions are opened with a prayer or hymn and each morning Dr. Harold Cooke Phillips directs a worship service. "Occupation of the field" is the convention theme and presentations and discussions concern opportunities for further work in new and established associations....
Dates of Materials: 1928

Conventions, third, 1911

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Third National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Program, proceedings and bulletins summarize committee resolutions and recommendations, provide the text of addresses given by special speakers, list delegates and member associations and provide an overview of the convention activities. The convention addresses focus on the role of religion in work with social movements, missions overseas and other local...
Dates of Materials: 1911

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...
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...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Minutes and reports of the Convention Committee meetings concern preparation for the convention including selecting program emphasis and speakers; making arrangements; and preparing for convention business. Following these documents is a report on the alternate basis of membership and the constitution. Group meeting materials provide the discussion questions and...
Dates of Materials: 1932

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 November-1917

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 8, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases...
Dates of Materials: 1907 November-1917

East Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1918-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 9, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the field work committee and its secretaries for the east central field, covering Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Reports from the industrial, student, city and county and office secretaries detail the condition of existing associations and populations served, make recommendations for improvements, summarize their trips and comment on the general needs of the region. Executive secretary reports summarize the work of all field secretaries and the program emphases...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1922

Housing, human relations, immigration and insurance, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s housing, human relations and immigration programs and policies, correspondence and pamphlets concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. insurance. Housing, human relations and immigration materials include statements on inclusivity, segregation and race relations in the United States, program overviews and program reports. Insurance documents concern insurance policies and claims for employees of the YWCA of the U.S.A. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Hungary, circa 1921-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA in Hungary. American secretaries visit Hungary and compose reports regarding the status of women in Hungary, as well as opportunities of association growth and service to women. The YWCA of Hungary writes to the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA to ask for help to support their work. Requests from Hungary include support for the development of a hostel. Following World War II the fate of the YWCA is uncertain under the communist...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1951

Immigration, 1940-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 99, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning immigration issues and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including immigrant registration, "enemy aliens", Asian immigrants and Asian Americans, cooperation with other organizations, and displaced persons. Alien registration documents include a manual from the National Refugee Service, Inc. regarding regulations applying to emigres of "enemy" nations during World War II. Enemy aliens materials address regulations and policies affecting people of German, Japanese, and Italian...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1950

Immigration, 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 99, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning immigration and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including foreign groups, legislation, native language, National Citizenship Education Program, and the National Council on Naturalization and Citizenship. The "Handbook on Racial and Nationality Backgrounds" examines six nationalities and backgrounds discussing the history, religion, and culture of the country of origin, immigrant experiences in America, expression through art, literature, food, and music, and teaching aids for...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1950