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African Americans -- Social conditions

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Missouri, 1921-1949

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents As part of a network of social work agencies and community organizations the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations are sometimes part of studies assessing such programs. As participants, organizers or interested parties the YWCA of the U.S.A. uses the results of the studies to maintain awareness of the communities they serve and inform program decisions. Studies of the Kansas City, Missouri social agencies include two studies of the Community Chest agencies and their relationships, a...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1949

Oklahoma, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 206, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and management of the YWCA of Oklahoma City, its branch for African American women and girls and the community is operates in. Two studies by outside organizations provides some context for the association's work where its members are coming from. The first study, "Social and Economic Conditions of Negro the Population of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma," is a study conducted for the Oklahoma City Council of Social Welfare. The report presents the findings of the study...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Oklahoma, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 206, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, history and programs of the YWCA of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The administrative history of the association can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. In the late twenties through the thirties, the association experiences financial challenges. Correspondence and reports concern the association's relationship to the community fund in Tulsa and later materials describe the increasing financial...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

Oregon, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 207, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Portland, Oregon, its branch and the development of a district association for the Portland area. Visitation reports for the YWCA of Portland describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Additional documents include correspondence concerning a proposed cooperative relationship with the YMCA, reports on the development of the Albina area and advisory correspondence with regional and national leaders. The Williams...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Pennsylvania, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 207, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. in Pennsylvania and the history, program and administration of the YWCA of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Documents begin with materials relating to statewide YWCA activities including seminar reports, a summary of the Pennsylvania civil rights law and its implications, YWCA bulletins and a report on transient and homeless people and the services available to them. Following these general documents are minutes and reports of the inter town institutes of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

South Carolina, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 213, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. activities in South Carolina, the administration, history and programs of the YWCA of Charleston, South Carolina and inquires into the development of an association in Anderson. The report of the state public affairs meeting in South Carolina outlines the meeting's purpose and summarizes the proceedings of the meeting to talk about the social and economic public affairs platforms of the YWCA in South Carolina. Following this are letters of inquiry...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

South Carolina, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 213, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration and program of the YWCA of Columbia, South Carolina, visitation reports for its Phyllis Wheatley branch, the constitution and application for affiliation for the Granby Mills YWCA of Columbia, South Carolina and letters of inquiry concerning organizing an association in Florence. The administrative history of the YWCA of Columbia can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

South Carolina, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 213, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration and program of the YWCA of Greenville South Carolina. The administrative history of the association can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. The program, management and leadership of the association is assessed in visitation reports from field secretaries and two studies from the community council examine the social and economic needs of the community. The first report,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Student: Southern region, 1964-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1964-1967

Student: Southern region, 1962-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1964

Student: Southern region, 1960-1962

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents National Student YWCA report to the Field Foundation on their "Special Project in Human Relations." The project's goal is "to utilize more fully the constructive channel of the National Board of the YWCA in the current problems related to racial integration" and the reports summarize and assess project progress for the reporting year. Report appendices provide further project context such as newspaper clippings, resolutions from the National Student YWCA and related program reports. The...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1962

Student: Southern region, 1961-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning "human relations" projects and programs of the Southern region of the National Student YWCA. Human relations in these documents equates to race relations and is intended to address the civil unrest and racism faced by the South. The National Student YWCA human relations project reports to the Jacob R. Schiff Charitable Trust summarize and assess the project that funds staff members supporting race relations programs and serving as advisors. Additional materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1967

Student: Southern region, 1960-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 311, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Regional consultation minutes, regional council meeting minutes and annual reports from the Southern region of the National Student YWCA. The regional consultation in 1970 convenes to explore the results of the newly combined region formerly the separate Southwest and Southern regions, regional staff needs and the general direction for the movement. Council meetings include program updates, program planning and general regional matters. Annual reports combine statistical and narrative reporting...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1971

Tennessee, circa 1928-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 214, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and history of the YWCA of Memphis, Tennessee and its Vance Avenue branch. Advisory correspondence with regional and national leaders seek advice and recommendations for leadership and program challenges in addition to reporting on association activities and relationships with the YMCA. Additional documents concerning the entire association include program objectives, clippings from a Life magazine article concerning the W&YWCA of Memphis and a completed...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1950

Tennessee, circa 1918-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 215, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning affiliated and developing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Tennessee. Documents are arranged alphabetically by town beginning with Nashville and ending with Roan-Anderson County. Documents concerning the YWCA of Nashville and its Blue Triangle branch are continued from reel 214, microdex 8 and include lists of staff and volunteer leaders, "A Brief History of Social Planning in Nashville, Tennessee," visitation reports, the report of the association's standards study and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1950

Texas, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 215, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, administration and program of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Austin and Beaumont, Texas and the development of new organizations in Borger, Carrizo Springs and Cleburne. The administrative history of the Austin and Beaumont associations can be traced through their constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. Program and leadership are assessed and described in visitation reports from field secretaries...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

Texas, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 215, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration and program of the YWCA of Corpus Christi, Texas and the application for affiliation and discontinuance records for the YWCA of Coryell County. The administrative history of the YWCA of Corpus Christi can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. Program, leadership and facilities are described an assessed in visitation reports from field secretaries and two reports of community...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

Texas, circa 1909-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 215, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, history and affiliation of the YWCA of Dallas, Texas and its Maria Morgan branch for African American women and girls. The administrative and organizational history of the association can be traced through it application for affiliation, constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. Program, leadership and activities are described and assessed in visitation reports from field secretaries and studies present collected data...
Dates of Materials: circa 1909-1950

Texas, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 216, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning affiliated and developing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Texas. Documents are arranged alphabetically by town beginning with Fort Worth and ending with Harris County. For affiliated associations documents include administrative records, historical notes, visitation reports and advisory correspondence with regional and national leaders. Documents for those communities with new associations or interest in forming an association include letters of inquiry and visitation...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

Texas, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 216, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, program and administration of the YWCA of Houston, Texas. The administrative history of the association can be traced through its constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes while industrial program reports and departmental annual reports provide insight into the association's management, program activities and functions. Also included are lists of staff and volunteer leaders, correspondence and reports...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Texas, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 216, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the program, leadership and functions of the YWCA of Houston, Texas and its Blue Triangle branch. Studies are used by the association to inform program decisions, assess their performance and maintain awareness of their community of work. Included are a survey of the industrial community and needs, a report of association activities and race relations, a community study by the Community Chests and Councils, Inc., and a community study by the association....
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Virginia, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 218, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, programs and policies of the YWCA of Richmond, Virginia. The administrative history of the association can be traced through its constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes and timelines. Policies for the use of the buildings include samples from other associations concerning use by outside organizations and policies for residents of the Walford residence. A financial questionnaire and correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

West Virginia, circa 1912-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 220, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in West Virginia, the history, program and administration of associations in Bluefield and Charleston, and a report concerning the community of Buckhannon. Documents concerning statewide YWCA work include state visitation reports, conferences and the development of associations throughout the states. For the associations in Bluefield and Charleston, administrative and organizational histories can be traced through their constitutions and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1950

West Virginia, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 220, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Richmond, Virginia and its Phyllis Wheatley branch serving its African American members. For the central association of the YWCA of Richmond, visitation reports summarize and assess overall program and performance and comment on any challenges they may face. Additional documents include correspondence concerning their relationship with the YMCA, program reports and advisory correspondence with regional and local leadership. The bylaws of the Phyllis Wheatley...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

West Virginia, circa 1917-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 220, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Huntington, West Virginia, inquiries into the development of organizations in Keyser and Logan and correspondence and reports on the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in mining towns in West Virginia. The administrative and organizational history of the YWCA of Huntington can be traced through its constitutions and bylaws in addition to fact sheets and historical notes. Visitation reports from field secretaries and advisory correspondence with regional and national...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950

Wisconsin, circa 1893-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 222, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation, program and activities of the YWCA of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and its international institute. The administrative and organizational history of the association can be traced through its constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. In addition, correspondence and questionnaires concerning association buildings and finance document the administrative and operational aspects of those parts of the association. Studies, conducted by outside...
Dates of Materials: circa 1893-1950