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Church and social problems

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Conferences, 1942-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 7
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. Materials demonstrate efforts of leaders and the national organization to achieve interracial conferences and to discuss problems of racism and race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. International...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1948

Conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 24, microdex: 8
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. In addition, conferences look at how the ideas and aims of the National Board are realized in local associations. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Conferences, 1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 1
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 the planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents,...
Dates of Materials: 1937

Conferences, 1946-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 5
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 6
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

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

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 U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning participation by proxy at the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. For junior members of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the only representatives at convention are the local junior members and adult leaders of groups from around the country. For the Fourteenth Convention, in order to get representation from more junior members, fifty associations were chosen to discuss and report on the topics of education and...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype and printed proceedings for the Ninth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention meetings, discussions, and addresses from the opening remarks to the final adjournment. Business sessions present arguments for and discussions about proposed changes to the constitution in addition to other issues to be decided at a national level. A strict democratic procedure is followed to nominate and...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During the convention evangelical basis for membership is discussed and debated and a personal basis for membership is suggested by some. Reports, studies and pamphlets present materials from both sides. The adoption of the Social Ideals of the Churches and its role in the labor movement is discussed both during the convention and after. In addition, the efforts to...
Dates of Materials: 1920

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

India, circa 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon. Conference reports summarize the proceedings of the conventions held quadrennially to address the changing role of women in India and internationally. Following this, annual reports and conference proceedings discuss the YWCA's efforts to meet the social, physical, mental, and spiritual needs of women in India including assessments and suggestions for future work. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has an established partnership with the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948

India, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon works towards the development of women's spiritual, mental, education, and physical well being. Beginning in the nineteenth century as bible studies, the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon has a long and rich history including early cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Through reports, conference reports and conference proceedings the needs and challenges of women in India are made clear. In response to the growing need for social workers in India, the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

India, circa 1918-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Printed materials from Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon associations, documents concerning fundraising efforts and documents concerning properties. Printed matter from Bombay, Calcutta, Colombo, Madras, Rangoon and Simla are comprised largely of annual reports. These associations work with women and young girls to improve their spiritual, physical and intellectual well-being through programming, housing opportunities, job training and more. YWCA of the U.S.A. support of the YWCA's in India...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1943

Labor, 1930-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Minutes and reports of conferences document the YWCA's efforts in unemployment relief, discuss the role of religion and other agencies, summarize findings, and provide an overview of the National Board's activities in matters of unemployment during the Depression. Other materials address various issues resulting from unemployment including the risk of deportation faced by immigrants. 
Dates of Materials: 1930-1931

Labor, 1929-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Included in these documents are reports and data on unemployment in the United States, reports on resident schools and unemployment camps, summaries and examples of local association work, descriptions of proposed relief programs, and discussion of the YWCA's relationship with other relief organizations including Federal relief projects. 
Dates of Materials: 1929-1940

Labor, circa 1929-1932

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Materials discuss and summarize relief work conducted by national and local associations, advise and discussion matters concerning program planning, discuss program and organization changes in response to the economic situation, and report on local association efforts and experiences relating to unemployment. In addition, documents include studies and reports on unemployment and relief work at local...
Dates of Materials: circa 1929-1932

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1930-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 136, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and correspondence concerning committees and commissions of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC). Committees and commissions report on social, economic and religious issues faced by students, make recommendations of emphasis and program to the NICC, publish pamphlets and reports for education to student associations and conduct careful studies of social, economic and religious issues affecting student members. 
Dates of Materials: 1930-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1936-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and correspondence concerning committees and commissions of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC). Committees and commissions report on social, economic and religious issues faced by students, make recommendations of emphasis and program to the NICC, publish pamphlets and reports for education to student associations and conduct careful studies of social, economic and religious issues affecting student members. Also included are lists of committees and committee...
Dates of Materials: circa 1936-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1947-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council Committee on the Nature of the Student Christian Association Movement in addition to drafts and outlines of the report of their findings. The resulting documents of the committee's study concern the relationship of the Student Christian Associations to other denominational movements, the role of the student Christian movement in the social and economic crises of the time, the role of the church and religion on campuses, the...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1949-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning summer leadership training schools of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council for officers of student Christian associations, formerly called presidents' schools. Documents include outlines of courses of study, reports of the results of the training schools, preparatory materials and workbooks and pamphlets advertising the training schools. 
Dates of Materials: 1949-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1933-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning summer presidents' schools of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council for officers of student Christian associations, later called Leadership Training Schools. Documents include outlines of courses of study, reports of the results of the training schools, preparatory materials and workbooks and pamphlets advertising the training schools. 
Dates of Materials: 1933-1948

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1939-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the union label on "The Intercollegiate," the publication of the student YWCA and YMCA, and published pamphlets and program papers from the National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC). The benefits of having the union label on issues of "The Intercollegian" and using union labor only on principle are weighed with the extra cost of union printers in correspondence. Program papers and pamphlets include published handbooks, workbooks and pamphlets intended for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1949

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning student association staff development seminars, staff meeting minutes and reports of studies conducted and prepared by committees of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council. Regional leadership seminars offer a chance for student secretaries to meet other student association staff, share ideas, learn methods and best practices for working with students and student associations and discuss the national and international social and economic issues important to the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

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 are...
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: Religion, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning religious organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The National Council of the Churches is a national movement of religious organizations and churches and the YWCA of the U.S.A., as a Christian women's movement, sometimes works with them as members and as a cooperating organization and remains in touch with the council's actions and reports. Documents include committee, division and department reports, correspondence and written statements of their relationship with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Outside organizations: Religious, 1908-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 121, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the the Federal Council of the Churches, an inter-church organization to facilitate fellowship, service and cooperation between churches and religious organizations. At conferences the role of the church and Christianity in the world, social change, politics, community, race relations, education and war is discussed. One of the biggest contributions of the council is the development of the "Social Ideals of the Churches," a document outlining the churches' stance on...
Dates of Materials: 1908-1947

Public affairs, 1936-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics 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. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1949