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Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:

Business and Industrial women, Business and professional women, 1919-1949

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Industrial conferences, committees, and councils, as well as the start of materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. Business and Industrial conference materials include minutes and reports of the weekend state conference conferences for Iowa, the Northwest and Tri-State (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota). Following state conference materials are documents concerning the Cheyney...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1929-1937

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the southern region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together 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 southern summer conferences. In addition, materials include data concerning...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1937

Business and professional conferences, 1936-1942

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the southwest region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and area weekend conferences for Alabama-Louisiana-Mississippi, Arkansas and Arizona. Weekend conferences are held between regional summer conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1942

Business and professional conferences, 1936-1946

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in California, Colorado, Wyoming, Florida and Northern and Southern Illinois. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1946

Business and professional conferences, 1930-1948

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Indiana, the Inland Empire (Idaho, Utah, Washington and Oregon), Kansas-Missouri, Kentucky-Tennessee, Michigan and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1948

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1950

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Eastern and Western New York, New Jersey and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1950

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1949

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and Professional clubs,...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1924-1946

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Texas-Louisiana, the Tri-State area (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota), Virginia and West Virginia. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1946

Business and professional women, 1928-1950

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Rocky Mountain and southern regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together 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 Rocky Mountain and Southern summer conferences. In...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1950

Business and professional women, 1925-1947

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Council, jobs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department and YWCA of the U.S.A. Nationwide Observance Day. The Business and Professional Councils represent established areas and are comprised of delegates from Business and Professional clubs. Councils serve as a link between local associations, the gatherings and events of the summer conferences, and the National Assembly. Documents concern...
Dates of Materials: 1925-1947

Business and professional women, 1927-1944

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Scope and Contents Issues of "News and Notes" and program materials a newsletter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. "News and Notes" is a department newsletter that keeps local associations aware of how programming is being used in various associations and includes program updates from around the country. In addition to idea sharing the newsletter includes updates on conference preparation and announces governance or organizational changes. Following "News and Notes" are...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1944

Business and professional women, 1920-1948

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Council of Business and Professional Women. The National Council organizes and conducts business for the department as a whole and communicates emphasis and program to be used by local Business and Professional associations. National Projects is a program from the National Council that creates program materials, bulletins, and discussion guides for topics of emphasis. Local associations can then subscribe to a project and incorporate the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1948

China, 1924-1950

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Scope and Contents

Annual, interim and statistical reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in China. Reports and pamphlets summarize work in China with women through YWCA organizations in many cities, towns, and regions. As the country is disrupted by cultural, political, social and economic changes the YWCA work in China meets new challenges. American secretaries train Chinese women to be leaders, organize programming and associations and advise existing associations.

Dates of Materials: 1924-1950

China, circa 1907-1950

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of China. Since its beginning as a student association in the late nineteenth century through 1950, the YWCA of China sees women through times of political, social, economic and international change. The organization grows from student associations to serving rural populations, industrial and employed women and women in home life. The YWCA of China employs both Chinese and Western leaders, some of whom come from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

China, circa 1906-1949

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence with and about general secretaries serving on the National Committee of the YWCA of China. American and Chinese secretaries write to arrange travel plans and visits, give updates on programs and associations, discuss social, economic, and political problems faced in China and request support of funds and people. The correspondence concerning Grace Coppock and Ting Shu-Ching include memorials and condolences following their untimely deaths due to illness.

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

China, circa 1926-1951

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning finance and bookkeeping of the YWCA of China, indemnity payments to missionaries in China and the Ting Shu-Ching memorial fund. As Americans working in China and giving support to the YWCA of China, challenges arise in bookkeeping, making payments of salaries and donations and keeping bank accounts and endowments due to changing political and economic situations in China in addition to the challenges of working at a great distance and in different exchange rates....
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1951

China, 1919-1950

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Scope and Contents Reports of studies conducted to assess the work and progress of the YWCA of China. "A Study of the YWCA in China" presents a detailed overview of the work with women in China including the origins of the YWCA in China, programs with various constituent groups, religious work and international relations. Following the overview, the report makes recommendations for the future of the organization. Several reports concern the status of women in China and the women's movement. These studies look...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1950

Conferences, 1907-1951

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conference sites and reports of studies of conferences. Materials concerning the conference sites address the leasing, purchase and sale of properties, facilities maintenance and design, profit and financial management of properties, policies regarding use and management of properties and the histories of the sites. Conference sites include Asilomar, Blue Ridge Association, Lake Geneva and Silver Bay. Conference studies address the function and role of...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1951

Conferences, 1942-1948

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Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Materials demonstrate efforts of leaders and the national organization to achieve interracial conferences and to discuss problems of racism and race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. International...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1948

Conferences, 1937

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Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents,...
Dates of Materials: 1937

Conferences, 1912-1950

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Scope and Contents Conference documents for YWCA of the U.S.A. Executive Directors conferences, general regional conferences, and general secretaries' conferences. These regional conferences meet to discuss the national YWCA of the U.S.A. emphasis and program directives and assess interpretation to the local associations. In addition, conferences discuss the importance of religion to the organization, discuss problems encountered in specific regions, clarify the relationships to the national organization and...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1950

Conferences, 1937-1939

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Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. In addition, conferences look at how the ideas and aims of the National Board are realized in local associations. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Conferences, 1931-1935

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Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents, lists...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Conventions, cancelled, 1944-1945

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning preparations for the cancelled Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme as discussed in the bulletins is "The Times Demand." This theme looks at the changing role of women and girls, the changing job environment, and the changing international situation and how YWCA women can respond to these changes. In addition, the convention was to address changes to the constitution as investigated by the...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Conventions, cancelled, 1945

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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, 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 March

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Scope and Contents Pages 1 through 269 of the stenotype proceedings of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Detailed proceedings of the business sessions at the convention. Convention business sessions are a chance for delegates representing local associations to hear presentations and reports and adopt resolutions regarding YWCA activities or political standings and elect leadership. Following a standards study and the recommendations of...
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

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Scope and Contents Pages 301 through the end of the stenotype proceedings of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention business sessions are a chance for delegates representing local associations to hear presentations and reports and vote on their adoption, adopt resolutions regarding YWCA activities or political standings, and elect leadership. The adoption of the public affairs program is included in this section of the proceedings....
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

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Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The published proceedings follow general convention business sessions where delegates, acting as representatives of local associations, discuss and vote on matters of national organization, responsibilities and governance. This includes revisions to the constitution continued from previous conventions, deciding on political and social positions,...
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Agricultural Assembly and the Business and Professional Assembly of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The assemblies meet to discuss matters of national importance, unite under an agreed upon program, elect leaders, and revise or adopt constitutions. The emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Agricultural Council are providing an opportunity to bring together rural girls and women from all...
Dates of Materials: 1949