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Christianity and politics

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Convention, 1964 , 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty third YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention delegates, convention forums and pre and post convention meetings as well as the convention's program. Delegate materials include letters and memorandums sent out to prepare delegates for convention and meeting notes from the committee and organizing staff responsible for delegate accommodations and arrangements. Following these materials is a packet summarizing forum topics for the convention. Forums are group...
Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official report of the twenty third National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The report summarizes general convention sessions including actions, reports from divisions and groups and business sessions. Speeches from principal guests are not included in the report but can be...
Dates of Materials: 1964

Convention, 1964 , 1964 April 20-25

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Table of contents to the stenographer's proceedings of the the twenty third National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and proceedings from the first two days. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. Under the twenty third convention's theme, "Match Us to this Hour," the convention actions, discussions and addresses...
Dates of Materials: 1964 April 20-25

Convention, 1964 , 1964 April 24-25

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the fifth and sixth day of the twenty third National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. Under the twenty third convention's theme, "Match Us to this Hour," the convention actions, discussions and addresses concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A.,...
Dates of Materials: 1964 April 24-25

Convention, 1964 , 1964 April 22-23

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 286, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the third and fourth day of the twenty third National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. Under the twenty third convention's theme, "Match Us to this Hour," the convention actions, discussions and addresses concern the role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1964 April 22-23

Convention, 1967 , 1967 April 24-25

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the first and second days of the twenty fourth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The convention actions, discussions and addresses concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A., women and Christianity in the social, political and economic...
Dates of Materials: 1967 April 24-25

Convention, 1967 , 1967 April 26-27

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the third and fourth days of the twenty fourth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The convention actions, discussions and addresses concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A., women and Christianity in the social, political and economic...
Dates of Materials: 1967 April 26-27

Convention, 1967 , 1967 April 28-29

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents Stenographer's proceedings of the fifth and sixth days of the twenty fourth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The convention actions, discussions and addresses concern the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A., women and Christianity in the social, political and economic...
Dates of Materials: 1967 April 28-29

Convention, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 13
Scope and Contents Minutes and registration forms for the National Student Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. at the 1967 National Convention 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...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Convention, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 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 across the country and...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Convention, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fourth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention general program and Y-Teen sessions. 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 select members of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A.,...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Convention, 1970, 1969-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fifth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention as well as the Conference on Black Women in the YWCA held the weekend prior to the start of the national convention. National conventions, held every three years are a time to vote on new leadership, discuss the social, spiritual and political issues affecting members, and decide on policy and program emphases for the coming period. The report of the resolutions and actions taken by the convention body summarize the...
Dates of Materials: 1969-1970

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings cover the contents of each session of the convention including each address and meeting. This convention, being the first following the missed 1918 convention, focuses on the development of the YWCA of the U.S.A. following the war and war work activities. Religion, employment, students and work with other special interest groups are...
Dates of Materials: 1920

Interracial, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the interracial charter of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the history of their inclusive purpose and involvement in desegregation in the United States. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has, as a major part of its national mission, an inclusive approach to membership and programs. At the 1946 national convention the YWCA of the U.S.A. adopts the interracial charter, a document that confirms and expresses the interracial nature of the movement and calls for specific action. As racial...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Interracial, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning desegregation and inclusivity in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, national policies and statements on diversity and inclusivity as well as local association practices. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a history of inclusive national policy that begins taking on more intentional practices as the racial tensions in the United States rise. Reports include YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board progress reports of the steps towards total racial integration, a general report on the...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Interracial, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. institutes and workshops on implementing interracial policy and Gladys Gilkey Calkins' thesis "The Negro in the YWCA." The YWCA of the U.S.A. offers workshops and training for leaders to develop skills for implementing interracial policy, increasing interracial awareness and sharing ideas and methods for creating a racially inclusive program. Notes, reports and preparatory materials for the Institute on Intergroup Relations and Workshop on...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

Interracial, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s interracial policies, methods of fighting racism and involvement in anti-racism movements. "Methods of Combating Discriminations," a report submitted to the World YWCA provides an overview of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s history as an inclusive movement and outlines the current inclusive principles that guide the organization. Student associations have an outspoken and active role in the desegregation movements and anti-racism efforts of the YWCA of...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

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...
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,...
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...
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...
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, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs newsletters. Public affairs programs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. educate members on important national and international social, economic, political and health issues and call for support and action in activity that affects the mission of the organization. Newsletters highlight current public affairs issues providing context, background and actions needed. In addition, the newsletters clarify the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s position on certain issues or...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960