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First-wave feminism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, eighteenth, 1947-1949

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Scope and Contents Call to convention and workbooks for the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In the years following the war, the YWCA of the U.S.A. is facing disillusionment with the resulting international relations and political climate. International cooperation and work in foreign countries is discussed throughout the materials. To prepare delegates for the convention workbooks are sent ahead of time in addition to the National...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

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Scope and Contents Reports, skits, speeches, and vesper services of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. After the convention has ended reports are prepared to summarize the events of the convention and update members who may not have attended on what occurred. Included in this section is the April 1949 issue of "Womans Press" dedicated to convention coverage. Much of the focus of the convention concerns international relationships and...
Dates of Materials: 1949

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

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Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board reports, guiding principles, and emphases for the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The National Board publishes reports prior to the convention to assess the work of the previous biennium and report on studies conducted. The National Board assesses its role in the national program of the YWCA of the U.S.A., its work with local associations and divisions and its cooperation with the...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings, separated into two volumes, 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 assemblies. International matters and talks of war and peace take...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Pages 1 through 190 of the official proceedings of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The first section of proceedings follow the convention business discussions, the National Board presentation of their report to convention, adoption of the proposed emphasis for the coming biennium, and passing of other recommendations and resolutions. Addresses, special remarks, and worship services are found in part two. The role...
Dates of Materials: 1938

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, 1937-1938

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the international aspects, news and reports, worship services and program of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As part of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s strong ties to work in China and in response to the tensions between China and Japan, Madam Chiang Kai-Shek gives an address to the convention via radio. In addition there is a formal note of appreciation and greetings from the YWCA in China....
Dates of Materials: 1937-1938

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

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Scope and Contents Fourteenth 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: 1936

Conventions, ninth, 1926

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America including correspondence regarding arranging fair accommodations for African American delegates, pageant programs, worship services and a published version of Rev. Charles W. Gilkey's address, "New Frontiers for Faith." Meeting minutes and reports of special interest groups including publicity, Girl Reserve, camp, finance, foreign work and health education document...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, seventeenth, 1940-1946

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Student Assembly of the Seventeenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Similar to the business and professional, and industrial associations, student associations are faced with new challenges as men return from World War II. Returning soldiers are returning to school and are given priority over women college students. In addition to opportunity for women and the changing economic, social, and political...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1946

Conventions, seventh, 1922

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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, seventh, 1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Seventh 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 the final adjournment. Sessions often begin with a prayer or devotional remark and continue on to business meetings, addresses, presentation of reports or other special services. The theme of the addresses is "The Business of Peace" and the topics include interracial relations, economics...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, seventh, 1922

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Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow the convention business meetings, addresses, reports, presentations, and general sessions. Addresses from outside speakers concern peace by remarking on the importance of cooperation with and work in foreign countries, interracial cooperation and economic peace as it affects rural woman and communities. Business meetings address...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, seventh, 1922

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assembly sessions of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Business and Professional, Industrial, and Student assemblies meet to discuss matters unique to their groups and vote on national matters and then report to the general convention delegates. The Industrial and Business and Professional Assemblies meet together for the first time and discuss their structure and organization, their...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, sixth, 1920

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Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of sectional meetings of the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the meetings of groups to discuss relationship of town and country, city, and student associations and how they serve various constituency groups; women, the international women's movement and the role the YWCA plays; matters of financing and staffing the expanding YWCA of the U.S.A.; the evangelical...
Dates of Materials: 1920

Conventions, sixth, 1920

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Scope and Contents Proceedings and actions from the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Meetings, discussions, addresses, and actions include discussion of the evangelical membership basis, cooperation within the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as with outside organizations, matters of leadership and the organization national level of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA around the world and YWCA work with social movements. The proceedings also detail...
Dates of Materials: 1920

Conventions, sixth, 1920

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During the convention evangelical basis for membership is discussed and debated and a personal basis for membership is suggested by some. Reports, studies and pamphlets present materials from both sides. The adoption of the Social Ideals of the Churches and its role in the labor movement is discussed both during the convention and after. In addition, the efforts to...
Dates of Materials: 1920

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

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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, thirteenth, 1934

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention addresses given by YWCA members and special guests concern the role of government in economic recovery, the role and voices or organized women in labor and other political and social movements, racism and race relations in the United States, the Social Ideals of the Churches, war and peace, and changing social conditions. Other materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

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Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow general convention sessions beginning with opening remarks through the beginning of the Friday evening session (page 173 of the proceedings). As the YWCA of the U.S.A. celebrates the centennial of women's work in America, the focus of the convention is on progress and history of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and how that applies to...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning special interest group meetings at the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In response to the changing political, social and economic conditions faced by women, the assemblies and group meetings discuss the changing role of women and what it means to be in the workplace, at home, and in society. The National Employed Women's Assembly (N.E.W.) is a combination of all employed women, young adults, and...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Conventions, twentieth, 1953-1955

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Scope and Contents Special addresses and ceremonies and Convention Committee documents for the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Convention Committee is formed following each convention to plan the next one. They discuss and assess previous conventions, take comments and requests from local associations regarding desired content and business, arrange special guests, and organize the format. Following convention, the committee...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1955

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

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Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings for the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings taken by a stenographer follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, addresses and...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958 March

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Scope and Contents Official proceedings of the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, discussions concern the social, political, economic, and technological implications of living in the space and nuclear ages. Reports and presentations are...
Dates of Materials: 1958 March

Conventions, twenty-first, 1957-1958

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning assemblies held at the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. At each convention special interest groups meet to discuss matters unique to their groups and to develop a national program for the coming triennium. Faced with changing roles for women in work, society, and communities, the student assembly, young adult assembly, and Y-Teen assembly all address the role of women and how to best support...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1958

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961

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Scope and Contents Program, workbook, and call to the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board distributes a workbook containing a review of YWCA of the U.S.A. work over the past three years, and information to prepare the delegates for what will be discussed at the coming convention. The workbook covers finances, organization and structure of the national and local associations, an update of basic...
Dates of Materials: 1961

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The addresses, remarks, and discussions concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the women's movement in the sixties. Responding to social and demographic changes, new technologies, world politics and space exploration, the women discuss their...
Dates of Materials: 1961 May

Conventions, twenty-second, 1960-1961

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning assemblies, group discussions, and general proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention as a whole addresses the theme of "the responsibility of the YWCA in the sixties." Through small groups and discussions, addresses, dramas and assemblies the role of women and the role of a Christian organization are discussed in relation to changing social, economic, and political...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1961

Conventions, twenty-second, 1961

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Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the Student Assembly of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. At each convention delegates from student associations meet to unite behind a common purpose and discuss matters unique to their group. The convention approves the development of a peace corps program with student associations and supporting documents outline the purpose and goals of such an association. 

Dates of Materials: 1961

Family relations, 1923-1946

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s study of family life and family life education programs for women and girls. Following the 1924 national convention, the Commission on the Family in the Life of Today was formed to study the changing family structures and the needs of women and girls. Using surveys and discussion guides the needs of married women, employed women, children and parents were identified in areas of individual growth, relationships with the opposite sex, dating, sex,...
Dates of Materials: 1923-1946