Child agricultural laborers
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Girl Reserve, circa 1915-1945
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents During World War II, the need for increased work with teenagers becomes more apparent and teenage canteens are established through many organizations, including the YWCA of the U.S.A., to meet those needs. Pamphlets and correspondence concerning the canteens describe the purpose and aims of the services and the organization of canteens and their activity programs. During World War II the agriculture industry also sees and increased need for labor. To meet the harvesting needs of farms during...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1945
Girl Reserve, 1942-1944
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 93, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve harvest camps. Harvest Camps were arranged for members of the Girls Reserve to assist with harvesting crops during as way to contribute to the war effort. Materials include brochures, attendance records, registration materials, guidance on administering a harvest camp, news clippings about the camps, camp activities, training, and other materials relating to the functioning of a harvest camp.
Dates of Materials: 1942-1944
Girl Reserve, 1919-1946
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve war work, work with younger girls, and the Youth and food production project. War work materials suggest war work opportunities for younger and teen-aged girls, describe the attitudes and concerns of the girls during World War II, and other matters. In addition, materials address concerns about the effect of the war on girls including the rise of child labor and fair labor laws. Some activities suggested include harvesting, salvaging and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1946
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 129, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Pamphlets and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in rural communities. During World War II, YWCA of the U.S.A. members contribute to the agricultural labor through harvest camps for girls and women joining the agricultural and food workforce. "The YWCA and Wartime Agriculture" bulletins give an overview of the agricultural war efforts, assess programs, address concerns that members may have and provides background information to the agriculture situation and why members are...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1949