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Agricultural laborers

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Agricultural Assembly and the Business and Professional Assembly of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The assemblies meet to discuss matters of national importance, unite under an agreed upon program, elect leaders, and revise or adopt constitutions. The emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Agricultural Council are providing an opportunity to bring together rural girls and women from all...
Dates of Materials: 1949

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning group meetings, workshops, and vesper services at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Meetings of special interest groups at the convention discuss and present on topics of unique importance. The newly formed Agricultural Council brings together delegates to discuss labor issues for agricultural families, problems of reaching and engaging rural women and girls, economic challenges of rural...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, sixteenth, 1938-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Immediately following the previous convention, the Convention Committee begins meetings to collect and assess feedback regarding convention content, processes and accommodations. Using this information, the committee plans the upcoming convention arranging speakers, discussion topics and emphases and accommodations. Included in these documents is a summary of collected...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1940

Labor, 1964-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proposal to the United States Department of Labor for leadership training in the Work Incentive Program (WIN) and correspondence and statements concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s positions on labor laws and policy. The WIN proposal requests funding for training for local associations interested in participating in the program. It suggests utilizing the strengths of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations to establish a relationship with the WIN program and through that relationship and...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1968

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

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

Rural, 1907-1949

 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

Rural, circa 1918-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in rural and agricultural communities. The Agricultural Committee and Town and Country Committee discuss, at their meetings, the unique problems and conditions faced in these rural communities, how the national emphases of the YWCA of the U.S.A. may apply, determine the focus of work for the rural communities and discuss the relationships between the rural communities and the rest of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The National Agricultural Council is...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1949

World War I, 1917-1918

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 153, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents A report from the Junior Council to the Executive Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concerning its role with the Patriot League and documents concerning the Land Service Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A., a committee responsible for establishing and equipping housing for women farm laborers in areas where resources are not already existing. 
Dates of Materials: 1917-1918

World War I, circa 1917-1925

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 154, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains the YWCA of the USA Subject File, also known as the "Central" or "Record" File. It is in 3 parts: 2a contains materials dated between 1899 and 1950 (reels 17-160), 2b contains materials dated from 1951-60 (reels 226-252), 2c contains materials dated from 1961-70 (reels 283-322).
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1925