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Household employees

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Industrial, 1933-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Industrial program exchange". The industrial club newsletter updates local associations on industrial work goals and progress, discusses current issues faced by workers, reports on successes of programs, provides resources and bibliographies, and may discuss recruitment practices. Issues may address, the economic strain and unemployment faced by women, international relations and clubs including China, child labor, organization, race relations, and other topics. 
Dates of Materials: 1933-1939

Industrial, 1915-1920

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department reports concerning the progress of industrial programs, working conditions, and other matters relating to work with industrial and working women or girls. In addition, materials may discuss departmental personnel changes, recruitment, analysis of methods, or summaries of meetings.
Dates of Materials: 1915-1920

Industrial, 1937-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Studies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women employed in industry. A 1948 study on the future of industrial work uses responses from local industrial groups and overall analysis to discuss the need for industrial work with girls in the future. The report also addresses the need for a group for industrial girls that is separate from business girls. Materials include correspondence from local associations responding to requests for information. Following this, is material relating to the...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1948

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, working...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1935

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 standard...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1920

Insurance, 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning old age pensions, retirement funds, unemployment, and other insurance concerns in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Old age pension materials concern the adoption of Social Security benefits in the YWCA. Minutes and correspondence discuss the application of the Social Security to YWCA employees and discuss adopting alternative retirement benefits for employees not qualifying for Social Security benefits. Retirement plan materials further discuss the adoption of Social Security...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950

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

Interracial, circa 1912-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and civil rights and race issues in the United States. Materials begin with a description of what is known in the YWCA of the U.S.A. as "The Height incident," an incident of racial discrimination against Dorothy Height on a train. Correspondence to and from the Pennsylvanian Railroad Company concern the mistreatment of Dorothy Height on her way from Dayton, OH to Pittsburgh, PA and a written account by Dorothy Height describes the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1945

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 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 may...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

National Board program planning study, 1930-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 118, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning program planning studies. Program planning studies are used by the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Committee and local associations to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Study handbooks provide guidelines for conducting the studies and using the information collected. To inform decisions regarding the program and emphases of the National Board, the Program Planning Committee collects...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1942