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Girls -- Societies and clubs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Camp Bonnie Brae records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00592
Abstract

Camp for girls. Records document camp activities and include photographs; administrative records from the camps founding in 1919 through 2007, including correspondence, reports, minutes, financial information, information about staff, songbooks, publicity materials, and publications; and as well as files pertaining to buildings and grounds.

Dates of Materials: 1914 - 2009

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention, workbook, and bulletins. The theme of the convention is "One world under God" and materials focus on international aspects and the Christian purpose. As the first national convention since 1940, the call and preparatory materials give delegates an overview of national progress since the last convention with much focus on how the war affected the direction and work...
Dates of Materials: 1946

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: 32, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business such as motions for resolutions and actions and elections and nominations of positions. Convention...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Resolutions discussed and...
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

Girl Reserve, circa 1922-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserves with the Church, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls and other organizations; curfew policies and "the effect of emergency on younger girls." Cooperation between the Girl Reserves, Camp Fire Girls, and Girl Scouts includes joint publications on leadership and junior hospital aides. Curfew materials document attempts "to curb the rising tide of delinquency" and how to better address the problem. The "effect of emergency on younger girls"...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1946

Girl Reserve, circa 1908-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Program materials concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve Eight Week Clubs. Materials include pamphlets, club manuals, statistics, leader training materials, lessons, correspondence, and other materials. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1930

Girl Reserve, 1919-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve extension work, functions, organization and history, girls from foreign speaking homes, guide book, and handbook. Extension work materials analyze rural extension work by city associations and reports on findings. Function, organization, and history materials includes an article on the sixty years of girls work, statements from Girl Reserve members about the country, statistics, and an overview of the Girl Reserve organization. The section...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1944

Girl Reserve, 1942-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve harvest camps. Harvest Camps were arranged for members of the Girls Reserve to assist with harvesting crops during as way to contribute to the war effort. Materials include brochures, attendance records, registration materials, guidance on administering a harvest camp, news clippings about the camps, camp activities, training, and other materials relating to the functioning of a harvest camp. 

Dates of Materials: 1942-1944

Girl Reserve, circa 1917-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve health education, history, honors and awards, insignia, Japanese Americans, Japanese relocation centers, and junior counselors. Health education materials exercise activities, dietary suggestions and tracking, and other health programming. Girl reserve history is comprised of several documents the bulk of which is a difficult to read hand written essay. Honors and awards documents the many ways that girls could earn Girl Reserve Honors....
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1945

Girl Reserve, 1919-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

A YWCA of the U.S.A. manual for Girl Reserve leaders and materials on mother's council. Mother's council materials include instructions for beginning a council, information on purpose and functions, and suggestions for making the group inclusive of all women.

Dates of Materials: 1919-1939

Girl Reserve, 1940-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to a study of the meaning, reception, and connection to the YWCA of the name Girl Reserve, a YWCA organization for young and teen aged girls. Study materials include reports of committee members, goals of the study, questions asked, results and analysis, consideration of changing the name and terminology used to describe the group, and other materials. 

Dates of Materials: 1940-1941

Girl Reserve, 1931-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve national conference for secretaries, national education and high school organization. National conference materials include "New Directions" a pamphlet of conference findings, programs, planning materials, cost records, leadership lists and other materials. Topics covered include economics, health, and training of secretaries. National education consists of documents relating to the cooperation with public schools. The high school...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1940

Girl Reserve, 1913-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title. Pamphlets include activity guides, exercises, health records, camp songs, guides for employed girls, book recommendations, development charts, guide for charitable work, how to contribute to the war effort, girls work, Girl Reserve guidebooks, leadership guidebooks, high school work, religious materials, social commentaries, work with girls on the Mexican border, and other training and program materials. 

Dates of Materials: 1913-1945

Girl Reserve, circa 1914-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve poetry, prayers, and songs for various occasions and documents concerning policies and relationships. Poetry materials also include a book of poems and cuts by the 1928 Cavell campers titled "Cavell Verse". Policies and relationships contains official statements, pamphlets, internal communications, speeches, reports, and other materials relating to the Girl Reserve relationships to other organizations both within and outside the YWCA. Included are discussions...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1928

Girl Reserve, 1922-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Official communication and reports on registered YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve clubs. Communications include expectations of registered clubs, program announcements, and general communications. Reports analyze current Girl Reserve programs, list towns and statistics for registered clubs, suggest activities and training, and suggest governance of clubs. 

Dates of Materials: 1922-1945

Girl Reserve, 1934-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Issues of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve quarterly bulletin, "The Registered Letter". The bulletin suggest activities and plays, provides updates on the Girl Reserve program, reinforce the Girl Reserve mission, and address issues of the times. Many issues of "The Registered Letter" begin with a letter from the secretary addressing a particular challenge ahead or social issue that is important to the Girl Reserve. Issues that are addressed include, the treatment of Jewish people in...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1938

Girl Reserve, 1914-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve reports, secondary school girls and staff meetings. Reports assess impact and reach of programs, comment on success of programs, report on girls' satisfaction with the group, assess participation, and report on other matters to the YWCA National Board. Secondary school girls materials assess the needs for forming secondary school programs, propose constitutions and bylaws, propose lessons and ideas for the groups, and suggest activities....
Dates of Materials: 1914-1946

Girl Reserve, 1939-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 94, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve studies including, "The job of the younger girls' secretary in the YWCA" by Ada C. Morgan, "Best Girl Reserve Methods", and regional studies for the Central, East Central, and Northeast regions. studies provide an overview of the methods used, goals of the study, tables and analysis of results, and discussions of results. The secretaries study analyzes the position of the secretary as supervisor of Girl Reserve leaders and their role and effectiveness to the...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1944

Girl Reserve, 1927-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve studies for the north western, south western and western regions. Regional studies aim to determine if there was a difference between girls' attitudes and needs depending on where they live. Questions address racism, economic conditions, inter-religious relations, health problems, and other organizations. The studies of work with younger girls looks at how the Girl Reserves are meeting the needs of younger girls, analyzes the leadership and organizational...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1940

Girl Reserve, 1919-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve war work, work with younger girls, and the Youth and food production project. War work materials suggest war work opportunities for younger and teen-aged girls, describe the attitudes and concerns of the girls during World War II, and other matters. In addition, materials address concerns about the effect of the war on girls including the rise of child labor and fair labor laws. Some activities suggested include harvesting, salvaging and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946

Girl Reserve, 1913-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and administration of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserves including skits, reports, and communications relating to selecting a new name for the Girl Reserves; USO planning for young girls during World War II; "Paving the way for peace" radio script; war efforts; YWCA and Girl Reserve promotional materials; music programs; suggested Girl Reserve activities; a report on the Girl Reserve philosophy and its psychological implications; involvement of girls in...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1946

Girl Reserve conferences, 1928-1929

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve conference reports, programs, minutes, and other materials. Conferences include adult guidance programs, leadership training, group statistics, participation discussion, planning, and other topics. Included are programs from conferences in Camp Gray, Michigan; Kiskiminetas, Pennsylvania; Camp Maqua, Poland Maine; and others. A history of Camp Maqua is included. The Girl Reserve conference at Okoboji includes a discussion of race relations in groups and how to...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1929

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

Nebraska, 1919-1946

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 188, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning existing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Nebraska and inquires into the organization of new associations. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws. For those communities with emerging or no associations, visitations from field workers asses the community and any existing women's organizations and make...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946

Ohio, circa 1935-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 203, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration and history of the Ohio and Western Pennsylvania District YWCA and its Girl Reserve program. The Ohio and Western Pennsylvania District YWCA serves communities in the area that are otherwise unable to maintain independently affiliated associations. The purpose, functions and structure of the association is established in its constitutions and bylaws. The development of the organization is tracked through its administrative records such as association...
Dates of Materials: circa 1935-1950

Ohio, circa 1937-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 204, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and management of the Ohio and Western Pennsylvania District YWCA. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Following the visitation reports are correspondence and reports concerning the programs and challenges of community associations within the district. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leaders, correspondence and reports concerning relationships with the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1937-1950

Outside organizations: Youth, circa 1911-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 124, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the activities, organization, purposes and aims of organizations working with youth and young adults and the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship to the organizations. Through sharing of ideas, contributing to or attending conferences, participating in organization activities or committees or simply through awareness of other youth organizations, the YWCA of the U.S.A. seeks to contribute to the common cause of the betterment of the lives of young people and form positive...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1947

World's YWCA, circa 1904-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 83, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents World YWCA pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title. Pamphlets are printed for information sharing, fund raising and raising awareness and concern the Christian role of the World YWCA, the activities and development of national YWCA associations, the aims and purposes of the World YWCA, YWCA work with young girls around the world, needs and services for immigrants, working conditions and opportunities for women, women in internment camps during World War II and reconstruction efforts...
Dates of Materials: circa 1904-1946