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Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, cancelled, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 9
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

 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, eighteenth, 1947-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 8
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 10
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 1
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 2
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 10
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, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention and bulletins. Bulletins distributed prior to the start of the convention provide delegates with background information necessary to prepare for the discussions and business of the convention. Major discussion topics include citizenship and legislation, international aspects of the convention and reports on YWCA work in other countries, financing associations and 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, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Fifteenth 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 and updates in short article form. The series of bulletins sent to delegates prior to the convention are intended to prepare them for convention by reviewing past conventions, informing...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 7
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: 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, 1936-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning convention committees, constitution revisions, and group meetings at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United State of America. The Convention Committee assess the past convention and collects feedback, plans the location and accommodations, and arranges programming and special speakers. Group meeting materials largely concern the meeting of adults responsible for work with younger girls. These discussions assess work...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1939

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings, in three volumes, follow the convention sessions from opening remarks to the final adjournment. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national importance. The convention continues to have an international focus in...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, nineteenth, 1952 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 39, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow conventions sessions from opening remarks through final adjournment with speeches and group discussions documented in other reports represented in later microdexes. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss matter of national...
Dates of Materials: 1952 May

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As the first national convention since 1940 and since the end of World War II, the discussion and debate of the convention sessions look at work that was done during the war years and look ahead to what the post war world and nation will bring. Throughout these discussions the role of the organization and Christian women is examined. Special addresses by...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 36, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and digest of the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As the first national convention since 1940 and since the end of World War II, the discussion and debate of the convention sessions look at work that was done during the war years and look ahead to what the post war world and nation will bring. Throughout these discussions the role of the organization and of Christian women is examined through...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventeenth, 1940-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning revisions to the constitution as studied and proposed by the Constitution Commission. Formed at the Sixteenth Convention in 1940 in response to the Standards Study, the Constitution Commission studies and proposes revisions to the governing documents of the national YWCA. The constitution concerns the relationship between the national and local associations, rules of order and governance, election of leaders, representation at conventions, standards of affiliation, and...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1946

Conventions, seventh, 1921-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Call to convention, bulletins, and program for the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Bulletins sent out to associations prior to the convention prepare delegates and associations for the upcoming convention by outlining important business that will be discussed. The topics that will come up for vote include the basis for membership as discussed at the previous 1920 convention, and a proposed amendment to the World YWCA's...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1922

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, 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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 1
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 2
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, 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, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Sixteenth 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 in short article form. The series of bulletins sent to delegates prior to the convention are intended to prepare them for convention by reviewing past conventions, informing recipients of...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents National Board reports to the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board releases a report assessing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. over the past biennium, the national progress on the major emphases, its role in leading a national movement and its relationship to local associations. The report for the Sixteenth Convention includes a section of graphic statistics regarding...
Dates of Materials: 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, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings cover the contents of each session of the convention including each address and meeting. This convention, being the first following the missed 1918 convention, focuses on the development of the YWCA of the U.S.A. following the war and war work activities. Religion, employment, students and work with other special interest groups are...
Dates of Materials: 1920