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African American girls -- Societies, etc

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Community Division, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Branch and center materials concern work with African American women, Asian American women and International Institutes serving women immigrants. A history of the development of the branches and their purpose in addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1950

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

Fields and field work, 1896-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Field committees represent the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in established areas of the country connecting areas under the united work of the National Board and national YWCA movement. Field representatives visit their designated areas, provide assistance to local associations and report to the National Board. In addition, recommendations are made regarding the formation and organization of new associations and documents discuss the relationship between field committees, local...
Dates of Materials: 1896-1921

Girl Reserve conferences, 1945-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1946

Girl Reserve conferences, 1945-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1946

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1944 eastern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1943-1944

Girl Reserve conferences, 1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 86, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the 1943 southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to them in their daily lives and personal...
Dates of Materials: 1943

Girl Reserve conferences, 1941-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, assessment and proceedings of the 1942 southern region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite under common purpose, discuss matters important to...
Dates of Materials: 1941-1942

Girl Reserve conferences, 1940-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents At the 1941 regional Girl Reserve conferences, Girl Reserve clubs from around the southern region hold regional camps and conferences to unite under a common purpose and aim, interact with girls from other clubs and backgrounds, discuss the social, economic, political and spiritual problems they face and participate in fun recreations and activities. Conference reports and proceedings summarize and assess the conference discussion groups, equipment and facilities, food and recreation. In 1941,...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1941

Girl Reserve conferences, 1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 89, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Conference materials, post-conference evaluations and reports and pre conference planning materials for the 1939 southern region Girl Reserve Conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Conferences for Girl Reserve secretaries and advisors are a place for sharing methods and ideas, discussing the issues faced by...
Dates of Materials: 1939

Girl Reserve conferences, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 90, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the regional conferences of Girl Reserve secretaries. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes.Girl Reserve secretaries, YWCA of the U.S.A. adult leaders for the Girl Reserve clubs, meet at regional conferences to participate in training sessions, discuss the needs of the young girls, share best...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Girl Reserve conferences, 1927-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Girl Reserve, a YWCA of the U.S.A. club for girls and young women, conference proceedings, programs, reports, and other materials. Conference topics include, international relationships, interracial relationships, religion, and industry and economics. In addition, materials address Girl Reserve leadership, attendance statistics, program administration, reports from studies, and other business topics. Camp Gray; Institute, West Virginia; and the Phyllis Wheatley Branch, Charlotte, North Carolina...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1928

Girl Reserve conferences, 1913-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 92, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials relating to Girl Reserve conferences. Materials cover running and managing of groups, attendance, leadership, administration, developing a program, interracial conferences, and other planning and administrative materials. A publication titled "Program emphases interpreted for younger girl conferences and club work in the Young Women's Christian Associations" provides an overview of how the YWCA program is delivered to girls and young women. Program topics include,...
Dates of Materials: 1913-1944

Interracial, circa 1933-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA work with African American women and girls. Materials begin with documents regarding an incident of mistreatment of Ms. Barnett, a YWCA secretary, on a train and the subsequent legal activity pursued by Ms. Barnett and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Also included are documents concerning YWCA branch associations for African American women, summaries of civil rights laws and activities, and a report on "Fourteen Civil Rights Studies Made by Local Associations."
Dates of Materials: circa 1933-1949

Interracial, 1915-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with and for African Americans women and girls. Conference materials provide an overview of the work being done regarding social justice, civil rights, and YWCA work with African American women and girls. The materials regarding the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and the National Interracial Conference concern cooperation with national movements. Following these materials are documents concerning the death of Juliette Derricotte and another...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1947

Interracial, circa 1936-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and the civil rights issues of the United States. National Council of Negro Women materials include a statement of interracial philosophy from the YWCA and conference proceedings from the round-table "Building better race relations;" a report on the second National Negro Congress follows these materials; Next, the National Urban League includes a report on an interview with Ethel Clark; and. Following this are issues of "Occasional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1936-1948

Interracial, circa 1912-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and civil rights and race issues in the United States. Materials begin with a description of what is known in the YWCA of the U.S.A. as "The Height incident," an incident of racial discrimination against Dorothy Height on a train. Correspondence to and from the Pennsylvanian Railroad Company concern the mistreatment of Dorothy Height on her way from Dayton, OH to Pittsburgh, PA and a written account by Dorothy Height describes the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1945

North Carolina , circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in North Carolina. In North Carolina, YWCA of the U.S.A. development focuses on reaching communities throughout the state and working on race relations and association programs with African American members. State visitation reports and conference proceedings and program development outlines summarize and assess the work being done across the state. Also included are the state corporation laws for North Carolina. Following this are documents...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

North Carolina , circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Charlotte, North Carolina, its Phyllis Wheatley branch and correspondence concerning developing work in Davidson. The administrative history of the association can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

North Carolina , circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Durham, North Carolina, it's Harriet Tubman branch and correspondence concerning developing work in East Laurinburg, Fayetteville and Goldsboro. The administrative history of the YWCA of Durham can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

North Carolina , circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Greensboro, North Carolina, its branch and developing work in Greenville, Hamlet and Hayesville. The administrative history of the YWCA of Greensboro can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

North Carolina , circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of High Point, North Carolina, its branch and developing work in Hendersonville, Laurinburg, Marion, Morganton, New Bern and Oxford. The administrative history of the YWCA of High Point can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services....
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

North Carolina , circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 199, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA's of Raleigh and Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The administrative history of the associations can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical summaries. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership and advisory...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Ohio, 1936-1938

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 201, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents "Social Work in Greater Cleveland: How public and private agencies are serving human needs" and part of the report "Between the Spires and Stacks." The first report, "Social Work in Greater Cleveland" is a detailed study of the social work agencies of the city and the community needs. "Between the Spires and Stacks" is a study of social work with boys in Cleveland. While this study has a narrow scope, the report indicates that the results are intended to inform an approach to social work with...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1938

Regions, 1934-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 126, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes and reports from the southern and northwestern regions of the YWCA. Regional offices collect information from local associations, assess association needs and performance, assess regional social and economic needs, share information with local associations and report to the National Board on the region's performance and needs. Reports include assessments and summaries of the status of local associations. Northwestern regional materials include the "Report of the Norwest...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1950

Regions, 1931-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 126, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes and reports from the southwest and western YWCA of the U.S.A. regions. Regional offices collect information from local associations, assess association needs and performance, assess regional social and economic needs, share information with local associations and report to the National Board on the region's performance and needs. Reports include assessments and summaries of the status of local associations. 
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950

South Atlantic Field Committee minutes and reports, 1907 May-1921 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 14, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. South Atlantic Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials also include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1907 May-1921 December

South Central Field Committee minutes and reports, 1919 November-1922 January

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 15, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. South Central Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1919 November-1922 January

Southwestern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1913 March-1921 February

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 15, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Southwestern Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1913 March-1921 February

Southwestern Field Committee minutes and reports, 1921 March-1921 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 16, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. South Central Field Committee. Field committees unite local associations under the general purposes and missions of the National YWCA, assist with emerging and established local associations, arrange conferences and camps, and oversee fundraising campaigns. Materials include reports from field secretaries. These narrative reports summarize work with local associations, make recommendations and requests for personnel and finance, report on...
Dates of Materials: 1921 March-1921 December