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Christian education

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Committees on religion minutes and reports, 1916-1944

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 366, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. was organized as an evangelical protestant organization to enrich the lives of all women. As the organization grew its religious emphasis evolved as well. The minutes and reports of the committees on religion represented in this microdex include discussion of the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A., the development of religious education programs, the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship with the protestant church and local churches, the religions and beliefs...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1944

Community Division, circa 1897-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the organization, planning and running of city and metropolitan associations. Guidelines describe the structure of organizations in the city and large metropolitan setting including cooperation with other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1897-1945

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

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Fifteenth 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 and updates 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...
Dates of Materials: 1938

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, fourth, 1913

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Fourth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America proceedings and reports. Proceedings provide a detailed overview of the discussions, debates and presentations of the convention. Representatives from town and country, city, student, foreign, method, secretarial, finance and publications departments make presentations on their work to the convention audience. These presentations include updates on work and activities, discussion of challenges...
Dates of Materials: 1913

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Reports from the Sixth National Convention for the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Reports update and assess the needs of departments in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, foreign work, town and county, student, business and professional, industrial, finance and others. Other reports address war work during World War I, methods for reaching women and achieving YWCA goals in local associations, and National Board business and recommendations. 
Dates of Materials: 1920

Girl Reserve, circa 1924-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 83, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning adult guides and leaders of the Girl Reserve Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girls to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Adult leaders of the Girl Reserve have opportunities for training and exchange of ideas through Adult guidance Council meetings and training classes. Handbooks, guide sheets and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1924-1943

Girl Reserve, circa 1920-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning Girl Reserve advisor's training, alumnae clubs and anniversary celebrations. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girls to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. To celebrate the fiftieth and sixtieth anniversaries of the Girl Reserve Department special activities, services and pageants are planned. Materials are circulated with suggested...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1941

Industrial, circa 1910-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department programs covering recreation, relationships with employer, religious education and reports. Recreation materials address the need for and purpose of recreation activities for all women and in particular, industrial girls. Instructions are provided for various dances, games, and other activities. Materials in the Relationship with employer subject file document efforts of YWCA secretaries to form relationships with and work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1946

Interracial, 1927-1934

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning opportunities of education, quality of education, and barriers to education for African Americans. Included are reports on secular and religious education, discussions of the importance of education, and a report on the importance of play and recreation opportunities. A report from the "National Conference on Fundamental Problems in the Education of Negroes" includes an address given by Eleanor Roosevelt and a letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Commissioner...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1934

Interracial, 1920-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documentation concerning local and national policies and practices to address racism in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and work towards "One YWCA." Materials outline local and national practices and implementation techniques for reaching inclusive clubs and leadership, reports and statements from local associations on inclusive efforts, recommendations and practices for a national level, and an outline of groups and their policies. A credo from W. E. B. DuBois can be found in the national policies and...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1948

National Board program planning study, 1939-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 119, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Records of regional meetings for the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Regional meeting are held in order to gather input regarding the regional program needs. Meeting minutes summarize and report on the discussions of the relationship between the national program and local associations, the...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1943

National Board program planning study, 1934-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 119, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee and the National Board to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Input and reports from the National Student Council and leaders concerned with room registries respond to the current national program, assess how the program is or isn't meeting their needs and make...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1941

North Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1919 July-1921 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 10, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A.North Central Field Committee covering Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa. Minutes of the field committee record business conducted at the meetings including passing resolutions, presenting reports, discussing personnel and making recommendations. Field secretary reports follow the minutes and describe the current conditions of member associations, assess the needs of various groups of women or regions, make recommendations for...
Dates of Materials: 1919 July-1921 December

North Eastern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 May-1917 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 10, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. North Eastern Field Committee and its secretary's' reports. Reports come from field secretaries working with industrial, employed, rural, student, immigrant, missionary and city populations. In their reports, secretaries provide a narrative overview of their work including the status of established or emerging associations, challenges and successes of particular associations, need and recommendations and requests for assistance from the National...
Dates of Materials: 1907 May-1917 December

North Eastern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1918 January-1920 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 10, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. North Eastern Field Committee and reports from secretaries in the field. Field work committees work to unite local associations and assist in serving the united purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the field committee cover financial and personnel issues, plan camps and conferences and review secretary reports. Secretaries' reports summarize field visits, make recommendations, request resources from the National Board, assess the needs of...
Dates of Materials: 1918 January-1920 April

North Eastern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1920 May-1922 January

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 11, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. North Eastern Field committee covering New York, New Jersey, and New England. Meeting minutes concern committee business, resolutions, reports of new associations, acceptance of secretarial reports, organization, and planning of camps and conferences. Following meeting minutes are reports submitted by secretaries. These narrative reports give an overview of their work in the field and make suggestions and requests for future work. Field...
Dates of Materials: 1920 May-1922 January

North Western Field Committee minutes and reports, 1909 January-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 11, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. North Western Field Committee and reports from secretaries in the field. Field work committees unite local associations in the purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and report on the condition of local associations. Following meeting minutes field work reports elaborate on the state of associations in the field. The secretaries' narrative reports describe the status of associations, make recommendations and requests, discuss the program and method of...
Dates of Materials: 1909 January-1922

Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee minutes and reports, 1904 March-1911 September

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 11, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee and reports from secretaries in the field. Field work committees work to unite local associations and assist in serving the united purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee meetings concern confirming new associations, finance and business matters, planning, and secretarial reports. Monthly Field Secretary reports provide a narrative overview of their work in the field with emerging and established...
Dates of Materials: 1904 March-1911 September

Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee minutes and reports, 1911 October-1921 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 12, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Ohio and West Virginia Field committees. Field work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. unites local associations in the purpose of the YWCA, assists emerging and existing associations, and serves as a bridge between the National YWCA and local associations. Narrative reports from the field secretaries provide an overview of their work in the field by reporting on condition of local associations, relationships with other organizations and the community,...
Dates of Materials: 1911 October-1921 December

Outside organizations: Religious, circa 1926-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 122, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s cooperation with religious organizations. The collaboration and cooperation with national and international religious organizations includes, financial support, shared activities and participation in conferences. Documents, arranged alphabetically by organization name, concern the nature of the relationship with the YWCA of the U.S.A., the purpose and activities of the organization, reports and assessments of their work and discussion of the role of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1949

Pacific Coast Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 May-1922 February

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 13, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pacific Coast Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries, narrative reports that summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1907 May-1922 February

Pacific Coast Field Committee minutes and reports, 1922 February-1922 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 14, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pacific Coast Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries, narrative reports that summarize work with local associations. In this final year of field committee reports, much attention is given to the...
Dates of Materials: 1922 February-1922 December

Religion, 1921-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A., including records of committees, conferences and councils and documents concerning relationships with churches and the YWCA of the U.S.A. relationship to the Catholic Church. As a lay Christian organization with a previous membership requirement of membership to an evangelical Christian church, the YWCA of the U.S.A. has a complex relationship to the Catholic Church and catholic members. Lectures by Catholic scholars and priests help...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1945

Religion, 1907-1923

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. pamphlets on religion and the bible and devotional and Bible study exercises.
Dates of Materials: 1907-1923

Religion, 1918-1936

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Pamphlets, reports and meeting minutes concerning religious education in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and in the United States. Pamphlets concern Bible study courses, discussion of the role of Christianity in social issues and politics, women and Christianity, Christianity and race, Christianity and international relations, interfaith interactions and religious education in schools. Meeting notes and reports include discussions of the role of Christianity and religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A., the...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1936

Religion, 1926-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Religion and Nationality Institute and the role of women in religion. The Department of Study of the YWCA of the U.S.A. organizes the Religion and Nationality Institute for professional YWCA of the U.S.A. staff in the northeast to learn more about working with women and girls from diverse nationalities and religious backgrounds. Course outlines and correspondence concern the topics that will be covered and the planning of the institute. Concerning...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1949

Religion, 1907-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Pamphlets and other documents concerning religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pamphlets address religious practices in local associations, the relationship between the church and the YWCA of the U.S.A., suggestions and guidelines for religious work in associations and the religious lives of women and girls. Reports, correspondence and articles further explore these ideas and also include discussion of the Christian basis of membership, Jewish women members, the role of the local association in...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1949