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Congresses and conventions -- Planning

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 227 Collections and/or Records:

Anniversaries, 1916-1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 17, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the preparation for and celebration of YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board and YWCA of the U.S.A. anniversaries. Materials include programs, correspondence concerning planning events and raising money, histories of YWCA work, timelines of notable milestones and essays regarding achievements. Materials concerning the fiftieth anniversary of young women's Christian associations in the United States follow documents on the anniversaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1932

Anniversaries, 1916

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 18, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the preparation for and celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of young women's Christian associations in the United States. Materials concern preparation for the Jubilee celebration, history of YWCA work and associations, and how members can become involved in the celebrations.

Dates of Materials: 1916

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1946-1951

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Scope and Contents Summer and weekend conference materials for work with industrial and professional employed women. Combined business and industrial work conferences provide a chance for girls to meet other employed girls from their region, share ideas, engage in discussions, and learn about topics of emphasis. In addition, conferences offer outdoor and indoor recreation, worship and devotions, as well as songs and dramatics. Materials summarize discussions and lectures, assess conference facilities, assess...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1951

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1949-1952

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the join meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Employed Women's Coordinating Council, National Industrial Council, and National Business and Professional Council. The National Employed Women's Coordinating Council meets to discuss and decide on matters common between the Business and Industrial Councils. Meetings concern program emphasis, organization, leadership, and unity across groups. Business and Professional and Industrial Councils meet separately to...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1952

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1941-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women. A staff handbook for YWCA staff working with business, professional, and industrial women outlines job duties, describes the mission and purpose of work with employed women, describes activities that may be required, and provides a detailed picture of what is expected as a YWCA employee working with employed women. Other materials include conference planning, project materials and histories of work with employed women.

Dates of Materials: 1941-1951

Canada, 1937-1945

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Canada. The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Council of the YWCA of Canada collaborate and cooperate through sharing resources and training, cooperating with international arrangements and planning joint conventions and conferences. 

Dates of Materials: 1937-1945

Canada, 1924-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Canada. The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the National Council of the YWCA of Canada collaborate and cooperate through sharing resources and training, cooperating with international arrangements and planning joint conventions and conferences. Included are issues of the YWCA of Canada publication "YWCA Notes" and coverage of the Fourteenth National Convention in Canada. 

Dates of Materials: 1924-1936

Canada, 1877-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of Canada. Materials include suggested constitutions and bylaws, convention reports and the pamphlet, "The Story of the Y.W.C.A. in Canada." Correspondence includes letters between members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of Canada on areas of collaboration and cooperation. Also included is "A Scientific Plan of Community Building," an article by Philip Bellows on community building and social and economic problems. 

Dates of Materials: 1877-1948

Conference Cabinet and National Regional Conference Committee minutes and reports, 1925-1939

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 279, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The Conference Cabinet of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the planning, budgets, functions and promotion of conferences. In addition to these matters the National Regional Conference Committee meets to discuss conference content, assess past conferences and discuss the personnel involved in planning and implementing regional conferences. Included in these minutes is discussion of the proposed interracial statement for conferences and a sample of the statement. 

Dates of Materials: 1925-1939

Conferences, circa 1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and sessions of the 1966 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such as the role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1966

Conferences, 1962-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and sessions of the 1963 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such as the role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1963

Conferences, circa 1961-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 285, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning regional YWCA of the U.S.A. all-staff meetings and roundtables as well as the 1970 White House Conference on Children and Youth. YWCA of the U.S.A. staff meet at state-wide or regional meetings and roundtables to discuss program needs, administration and leadership skills. These meetings are an opportunity to meet other leaders from local associations develop new skills and make sure local associations are working towards the common goals of the region and national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1971

Conferences, 1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 228, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of 1954 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1954

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, 1946-1947

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth held in Oslo. The conference considers the role of Christian youth in the world, circumstances leading up to the conference, how Christianity applies to various aspects of life and what is important going forward. Materials include a profile of Christian youth in America with purpose statements from various Christian denominations. In addition, there are documents concerning the planning of the conference and the selection of...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1947

Conferences, 1937-1940

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth held in Amsterdam. The conference considers the role of Christian youth in the world, global politics and circumstances leading up to the conference, how Christianity applies to various aspects of life and what is important in the Christian youth movement going forward to address the changing social and economic culture of the world. In addition documents concerning the planning of the conference and selection of delegates give an...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1940

Conferences, 1958-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. central region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1958-1960

Conferences, 1960

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. eastern region conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include inclusivity across...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. southwestern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. central and eastern regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. southeastern, southwestern and western regional conferences and documents concerning workshops on buildings at each regional conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1951-1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1951 YWCA of the U.S.A. central, eastern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1952

Conferences, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth and general materials on conferences in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The World Conference for Christian Youth in Travancore, India is a chance for delegates from Christian Youth organizations to meet and discuss their role in the social, political, spiritual and economic challenges of the world. Documents include correspondence and reports from the American Committee for the Third World Conferences of Christian Youth, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

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

Conferences, 1922-1929

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 3
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 to YWCA communities. Materials also address the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1929

Convention, 1964 , 1964

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student Assembly and National Young Adult Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Assemblies meet at national convention time as the national representative body of their constituent groups. During assembly sessions they discuss the pressing problems facing their groups, vote on program recommendations, engage in leadership development and submit reports to the convention. Like convention itself, assemblies are a chance from delegates to meet other members from...
Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Special sessions and participation for teenage visiting delegates to the National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. allow youth the chance to participate in the national body of the organization, develop leadership skills and meet other Y-Teen members. Program outlines and memorandums sent to Y-Teen leaders give an overview of the Y-Teen's role in the convention. Registration forms lists members and their home associations. 

Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1963-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty third YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention including "who's who" sheets for elections, convention workbooks, and additional convention coverage. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. The booklet "Who's Who" is sent out prior to convention to prepare voting delegates to...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1964

Convention, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning and proceedings of the 1967 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. including information regarding delegates, forum sessions, meditations, programs and reports. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. In addition to delegates from local associations, the convention...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents Songbook, press releases, pre-convention meeting minutes, convention program and selected speeches from the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Press releases include announcements of important actions such as the adoption of the elimination of racism as a program emphases and reproductions of key speeches. Also included is a sample press release that local associations can use to send to local press. Pre-convention meetings are held at local associations or regionally...
Dates of Materials: 1970