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Community life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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

Conventions, twentieth, 1953-1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 7
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 evaluates...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1955

Conventions, twenty-first, 1958

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Workbook, program, and call to the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Distributed prior to the convention, the workbook provides an update on work and progress since the previous convention and discusses current trends and background information for topics that will be discussed at convention. The theme of the twenty-first convention is "deep roots and world reach." The workbook indicates that the convention will focus...
Dates of Materials: 1958

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents In response to a national reorganization and recommendations from the Jones study of the YWCA of the U.S.A., Kansas CIty is selected to be the subject of a local association study. The detailed study conducted throughout the year 1933 examines the social, economic, political and cultural background of the city, surveys current association programs and makes recommendations based on its findings. The report of the study is presented in three volumes. The first section concerns the social and...
Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including responses to questionnaires, initial reports and environmentals scans and vital statistics of the community. 
Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, circa 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including notes from interviews and materials collected prior to the study concerning the history and function of each part of the Kansas City YWCA programs. 
Dates of Materials: circa 1933

Missouri, 1921-1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents As part of a network of social work agencies and community organizations the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations are sometimes part of studies assessing such programs. As participants, organizers or interested parties the YWCA of the U.S.A. uses the results of the studies to maintain awareness of the communities they serve and inform program decisions. Studies of the Kansas City, Missouri social agencies include two studies of the Community Chest agencies and their relationships, a...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1949

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 243, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA (NSCY) summer projects. NSCY summer projects combine work experience, discussion sessions and group living to offer student participants a chance to expand job experiences, develop personally and spiritually and meet students from other associations. The Seattle Internes in Community Service and Industry project focuses on community awareness and social work training while the Martha's Vineyard Leadership Seminar focuses more...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1958

National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 243, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA (NSCY) summer projects. NSCY summer projects combine work experience, discussion sessions and group living to offer student participants a chance to expand job experiences, develop personally and spiritually and meet students from other associations. Summer projects focus on different areas of development and experience including the federal government processes and legislators, community service, social work, employment in...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1958

Student, circa 1922-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 134, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the cooperation between the Student Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and local associations, communities, city associations, country communities and Girl Reserve clubs. Cooperation with communities includes consideration of the college campus as a community, the community where the campus is located and the communities where girls live and work. Reports, notes, minutes, correspondence and pamphlets suggest ways in which the student associations may cooperate with these...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1950