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Citizenship

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Steese Richardson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00545
Abstract Journalist; Editor; Playwright. Collection includes books and pamphlets by Richardson, biographical material, and a small amount of correspondence. Scrapbooks contain newspaper and magazine articles collected by Richardson on suffrage, women's rights, courtship, marriage, divorce, etiquette, citizenship, civic affairs, consumerism, politics, child-rearing, changing cultural and social mores, and women's clubs. Two scrapbooks focus on the theater and contain clippings about plays by...
Dates of Materials: 1905-1949

Business and professional women, 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 2
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

Business and professional women, 1927-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 21, microdex: 3
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, professional, and industrial women, 1946-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 5
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

Conventions, eighteenth, 1948-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Industrial Assembly of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The Industrial Assembly convenes delegates representing industrial women to vote on and discuss national matters and to unite behind a common purpose. The theme of the assembly, "We have a job to do for peace," reflects the international outlook of the Industrial Department and the overall YWCA movement. In addition to issues of...
Dates of Materials: 1948-1949

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Eleventh National convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention, 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 or updates in short article form. In addition, daily bulletins have a detailed schedule for the day. The series of bulletins sent to delegates prior to the convention are meant to...
Dates of Materials: 1930

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, 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, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Volumes one and two of the stenotype proceedings of the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks through the Monday morning session and include all convention business, presentations, and addresses. Volume three of the stenotype proceedings follows the official proceedings on reel 35, microdex 2. Matters of national importance are discussed and voted on following a...
Dates of Materials: 1940

Conventions, sixteenth, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional assembly at the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme for the business and professional assembly is "Direction for courageous living" and it compliments the national emphases of democracy, world citizenship, and religion. Bulletins sent out prior to the assembly prepare participants for the discussions, summarize work done since the last convention and ask for...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the industrial assembly of the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial delegates convene to discuss needs unique to their group and to conduct national business. Delegates represent their local associations at the national assembly and bring a varied opinion to the discussion topics. Through voting and democratic processes the assembly elects committee members, adopts changes to policy or...
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, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their groups. Bulletins and correspondence prepare the delegates for the assemblies by providing background information, summarizing past assemblies, and requesting responses to discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twentieth, 1955

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning special interest group meetings at the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In response to the changing political, social and economic conditions faced by women, the assemblies and group meetings discuss the changing role of women and what it means to be in the workplace, at home, and in society. The National Employed Women's Assembly (N.E.W.) is a combination of all employed women, young adults, and...
Dates of Materials: 1955

Educational work of the YWCA, circa 1918-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Educational work in the YWCA of the U.S.A. takes on several forms and purposes but is part of their overall goal to develop the whole woman and girl. Education efforts are directed towards personal growth, social and economic issues, health, home economics and professional guidance. During the Depression, leisure time activities became important due to high levels of unemployment. Teaching the importance of leisure time activities and healthy and productive choices encourages personal growth...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1936

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

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC) summer and spring projects, the relationship between student associations of the YWCA and YMCA and additional documents concerning the NICC. Summer service projects organized by the NICC are intended to give students an opportunity to learn about social, economic and political problems. Additionally, some summer projects offer opportunities for volunteer service. Students participating in the College Summer Service Group...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1943-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Summer projects and seminars sponsored by the National Intercollegiate Christian Council offer students from YMCA and YWCA student associations opportunities to combine work, service, tourism and discussion to gain understanding of the social and economic conditions faced by others. The College Summer Service Group and the St. Louis Summer Service offer experience working and living in a big city. For the European Work-Study Seminar students travel around post-war Europe meeting with other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1943-1950

Outside organizations, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 297, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. doing work with similar goals including work with women and youth. The YWCA of the U.S.A. maintains an awareness of other organizations doing work within their scope and often collaborates with these organizations, attends or contributes to hosted conferences and seminars or shares skills and resources. Correspondence between the organizations may address the nature of the relationship and the types of work that are of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Public affairs, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the public affairs programs of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program disseminates information and decides the national emphases on issues of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, racism, civil rights, federal services, national and global politics, the role of Christianity in social action and the role of women. Pamphlets are frequently used for educational purposes and often contain facts regarding a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

World YWCA, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents World Membership Day program packets and YWCA of the U.S.A. correspondence with World YWCA general secretaries. As executive officer of the World YWCA World Council, the general secretary is a main point of contact to the World YWCA. Correspondence is included for general secretaries Elizabeth Palmer and Helen Roberts and many letters are with Fay Allen or Margaret Forsyth of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division. World Membership Day is celebrated around the world by associations of the...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

World YWCA, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning World YWCA refugee programs and documents detailing the scheme of relationships for the World YWCA program of mutual service. A World YWCA pamphlet offers brief summaries of refugee work around the world. Additionally, A joint report of World YWCA and World YMCA refugee work in West Germany reports on conferences held with officials, camp administers and volunteer agencies. The World YWCA program of mutual service coordinates aid to associations with specific needs. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

World YWCA, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA Mutual Service and Extension Secretaries Janet Thomson and Eleanor French. The World YWCA's program for mutual service is a program facilitating relationships between national associations able to give help and those in need. A majority of the correspondence is between the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the mutual service and extension secretaries concerning project updates and administrative matters. 

Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

World YWCA, 1957-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

World YWCA seminar notes and reports and Janet Thomson's visitation reports to national associations. Seminars strengthen international understanding and an understanding of the YWCA as part of a world movement. Seminar notes and reports summarize, outline and assess seminar content. Visitation reports from Janet Thomson, World YWCA Mutual Service and Extension Secretary, provide brief overviews of the association work in each country visited. 

Dates of Materials: 1957-1960

World YWCA, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Publications of the World YWCA alphabetical by title. Pamphlets and booklets published by the World YWCA educate the reader about the World YWCA or prepare the reader for an upcoming conference or World YWCA event. They include topics such as the role of Christianity in the World YWCA, Christianity and religious teaching and World YWCA programs.

Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

World YWCA, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Issues of "Youth Bulletin," a World YWCA publication for youth leaders in the World YWCA. The publication collects and shares program materials from national associations. The program suggestions cover a wide range topics with an overarching theme of international understanding. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1959