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African Americans -- Recreation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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, sixteenth, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In "Interracial Practices in Community YWCAs" evaluates are made as to the extent to which YWCA associations are inclusive in practice and purpose. A history of the race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. is given prior to exploring the current interracial practices, opportunities and efforts for improvements. Other materials include a report of the executive...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

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, 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

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1920-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. Jane Olcott Walters' report on the history of "colored work" in the YWCA of the U.S.A. from 1907-1920 is a compilation of excerpts from records, reports and conferences arranged chronologically. An index provides a guide to topics and types of records that can be found in the compiled report. In 1921 a conference is held in Louisville, Kentucky to assess the progress of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1921

Minutes and reports concerning YWCA of the USA work with African American women and girls, 1915-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 278, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. committees involved with the organization's work with African American women and girls and issues relating to racism and race relations. Early meetings focus on visitation reports and matters of personnel. By the time the Council on Colored Work of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is formed the focus shifts more to discussions of external trends, social and economic problems faced by the African American community and the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1931