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Cross-cultural orientation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Immigration, 1910-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports on immigration analyze social, economic, and material needs of immigrants, provide demographic information, suggest changes to programming, reports on efforts to work with immigrants at Ellis and Angel islands, and discuss the YWCA International Institutes. Reports also discuss efforts in education and training including teaching English to non-native speakers. Separated families materials discuss and report on how low immigration quotas effect displaced persons and their families,...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1947

Immigration, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous immigration materials concerning the YWCA program, outreach, and education regarding immigrants and displaced persons. Materials address United States laws and public policy, social welfare issues faced by immigrant populations, employment barriers and treatment, and social acceptance and perceptions. Cooperation between YWCA international institutes and other YWCA associations is addressed through the education materials and numerous pamphlets intended to educate women of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

International institutes, 1923-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

International Institute studies including, "Study of a place and future of International Institutes", "Study on the status of International Institutes", and additional local studies. Studies provide descriptions of goals and outcomes, make recommendations for the future of international institutes in the YWCA, analyze survey results, and include survey questions distributed. Local studies are arranged alphabetically by state and city. 

Dates of Materials: 1923-1944

International institutes, 1928-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning international institutes, YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrant women including materials on adult education programs and the American Federation of International Institutes. Adult education materials include citizenship training, social program availability, English language coaching, home life adjustments, preserving cultural heritage, discussions of social and cultural differences, and other topics aimed at helping women new to the United States adjust to...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1948

International institutes, 1924-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Newsletters, quarterly bulletins, and technical bulletins concerning international institutes, YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrants to the United States. Bulletins address immigration law and policy, announce lecture series and events, provide case studies regarding living conditions around the world, announce personnel matters, and relay other information important to the international institutes. In addition, bulletins discuss issues of race, prejudices, social standing, and YWCA...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1938

International institutes, 1930-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Conference proceedings and minutes for national institute conferences. International institutes are YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrant women in the United States. Issues addressed include, Japanese Americans and internment, war refugees, immigration and naturalization difficulties, administration of international institutes, and social and economic problems. Documents also address and discuss migration issues and practices globally. In addition, conference materials describe...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1943

International institutes, 1917-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Conference proceedings and minutes for international institute conferences. International institutes are YWCA of the U.S.A. associations for immigrant women in the United States. Conference materials discuss immigration and naturalization difficulties, administration of international institutes, immigration law, employment for immigrants, and social and economic problems. In addition, conference materials describe methods and initiatives for serving the international communities of women....
Dates of Materials: 1917-1928

International institutes, 1910-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes, clubs for immigrant women in the United States. Documents include materials on conference with the Foreign Community Department and Nationality Community Department, a proposal for an ethnographic museum, folk festivals and the history of the institutes. International institute conference materials include minutes, reports, and correspondence. Documents concern the administration and organization of institutes and departments,...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1945

International institutes, circa 1922-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning leadership and membership of YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes in addition to materials related to nationality community work. Leadership materials discuss desired qualifications for secretaries and executives, analyze the organizational structure and relation to other YWCA departments, report on working across different languages, and provide job descriptions. In addition, there are materials concerning leadership training courses for women working with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1943