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African Americans -- Housing

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

California, circa 1928-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 163, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. Los Angeles association serves the large metropolitan area of Los Angeles. Due to the diverse needs of the people and demand for clubs and programming, the Los Angeles YWCA includes branches, international institutes and residences. Some branches are designed to serve a specific population. For example, the Woodlawn branch is created for African American women and girls and the Japanese branch for Japanese women and girls. To meet the needs of the immigrant population of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1950

Conferences, 1962-1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 284, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and results of program director conferences. National program institutes are designed for experience program directors and executive directors to explore the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations in the context of the changing social and economic scenes. They discuss the role of programming to meet the needs of its women and girls and the role of Christianity in social action. Discussions include issues such as open housing,...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1966

Housing, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing issues and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including conferences, local YWCA program, residence conferences and residence programs. Materials address issues surrounding public housing and housing for employed women including living standards, floor plans, segregation, overcrowding, affordable housing, public housing programs, and safe housing for young women. Included is a transcript of testimony given before the United States Joint Congressional Committee on Housing by...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Housing, 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including room registry programs, a YWCA panel, studies, and additional program materials. Room registry materials outline the YWCA standards for rooming and provide a detailed list of ways specific YWCA associations are meeting housing needs. In addition, there are suggestions and best practices for maintaining a room registry. Studies look at the housing situation in various communities, provide data gathered and analyze the results. 
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950

Housing, human relations, immigration and insurance, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s housing, human relations and immigration programs and policies, correspondence and pamphlets concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. insurance. Housing, human relations and immigration materials include statements on inclusivity, segregation and race relations in the United States, program overviews and program reports. Insurance documents concern insurance policies and claims for employees of the YWCA of the U.S.A. 
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Immigration and Insurance, circa 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Records concerning the issues surrounding immigration in the United States in addition to documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s policies and public affairs programs concerning insurance and employment benefits. Minutes and reports of the American Immigration and Citizenship Conference (AICC) make up the bulk of the documents concerning immigration. The collaborative organization is comprised of many member organizations with a common interest in the welfare and status of immigrants in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1970

Interracial, 1917-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous pamphlets concerning YWCA work with African Americans as well as issues surrounding race and discrimination. Several pamphlets are attributed to Dorothy Height. This microdex contains pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title A through S. 
Dates of Materials: 1917-1946

Interracial, 1919-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous pamphlets concerning YWCA work with African Americans as well as general issues surrounding race and discrimination in the United States. Included here are pamphlets addressing the Christian duty to problems of racism, an overview of YWCA work with African American women and girls, suggestions and advice for fighting racism and segregation, and more. This microdex contains pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title T through Z. 
Dates of Materials: 1919-1945

Interracial, circa 1920-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. Materials include demographic data, discussion and conference notes, descriptions of racism and discrimination in the United States, overviews of YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American girls and women and more.
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1949

Interracial, circa 1925-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. "Proceedings of the Seminar on Racial and Cultural Contacts" summarizes papers given by various authors regarding the treatment of a variety of ethnic groups and nationalities including, but not limited to, African Americans. A report on a workshop on interracial practices discusses the "One YWCA" concept and programs for interracial practice. Other materials may include discussions of discrimination, examples...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1950

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1955 January-1957 June

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 6, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work, and annual reports from the General Secretary. Continuing themes include the role of religion in the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1955 January-1957 June

SisterLove records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00684
Overview SisterLove is the first women's HIV/AIDS organization in the southeastern United States. The SisterLove records include administrative and program files from the founding of SisterLove to the early 2000s. Particularly well documented are SisterLove's grant applications, their residential program for HIV positive women called "Love House," the Healthy Love Parties, the Women's HIV/AIDS Resources Project (WHARP), their programs in South Africa, and their outreach efforts.
Dates of Materials: 1985 - 2007