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Adult education

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1941-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 2
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Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women. A staff handbook for YWCA staff working with business, professional, and industrial women outlines job duties, describes the mission and purpose of work with employed women, describes activities that may be required, and provides a detailed picture of what is expected as a YWCA employee working with employed women. Other materials include conference planning, project materials and histories of work with employed women.

Dates of Materials: 1941-1951

Community Division, circa 1897-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 6
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. Materials concern the organization, planning and running of city and metropolitan associations. Guidelines describe the structure of organizations in the city and large metropolitan setting including cooperation with other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1897-1945

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the business and professional, industrial and student assemblies at the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Assemblies meet in during conventions to united under a common purpose and to conduct national business unique to their group. All of the assemblies discuss cooperation with each other and how they can enhance each other's work. The Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies both discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports from the National Board concerning the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention focuses on the changing social, religious, and economic situation in the United States and beyond and include a strong focus on work with immigrants in cities, towns, and points of entry. These detailed reports provide background information and studies regarding in addition to giving an overview of resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Stenotype and official proceedings of the Eleventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks through final adjournment. Addresses, discussion, and actions focus on the themes of the changing religious, social, and economic conditions in the United States and how the work of the associations is effected. Work with immigrants in the United States as well as YWCA work in other...
Dates of Materials: 1930

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board reports, guiding principles, and emphases for the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The National Board publishes reports prior to the convention to assess the work of the previous biennium and report on studies conducted. The National Board assesses its role in the national program of the YWCA of the U.S.A., its work with local associations and divisions and its cooperation with the...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official proceedings, principles, and actions of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The second half of the proceedings, continued from reel 33, microdex 9, concern the presentation and discussion of the study of the Industrial Division and its recommendations in addition to the passing and discussion of convention resolutions. Recommendations from the Industrial Division study concern the implementation of its aims,...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fifteenth, 1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the industrial assembly at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Industrial delegates meet to discuss matters unique to their group, conduct national business, and united behind a program emphasis and aim. For the Fifteenth Convention the Industrial Assembly focuses on matters of democracy and freedoms in response to the unrest in Europe and Asia at the time. Time is also given to discussing the...
Dates of Materials: 1938

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their divisions. The business and professional and the industrial assemblies discuss their relationships to the labor movement as a whole, issues of racism and discrimination within the...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Proceedings, bulletins, and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Assembly at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Following World War II there is a lot of emphasis on democracy, world politics, and affiliations with other organizations. In this second half of the proceedings much discussion is given to joining with the World Federation of Democratic Youth, what they stand for and what democracy...
Dates of Materials: 1946

Conventions, seventh, 1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow the convention business meetings, addresses, reports, presentations, and general sessions. Addresses from outside speakers concern peace by remarking on the importance of cooperation with and work in foreign countries, interracial cooperation and economic peace as it affects rural woman and communities. Business meetings address...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, sixteenth, 1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents National Board reports to the Sixteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Prior to each convention the National Board releases a report assessing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. over the past biennium, the national progress on the major emphases, its role in leading a national movement and its relationship to local associations. The report for the Sixteenth Convention includes a section of graphic statistics regarding...
Dates of Materials: 1940

Conventions, tenth, 1928

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official National Board reports to the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed reports begin with a introduction of the function and purpose of the National Board stated as, "to establish and develop unity." The report goes on to summarize the "interests and concerns" of member groups including business and professional women, work with immigrants, Native American women, Girl Reserve and others. Relationships with...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Education, 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 1
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Documents concerning summer schools for industrial and office workers. Workers' education programs include lessons on economics, labor organizing, and topics relating to women workers with some classes taught by faculty of the hosting schools. Materials include lesson plans, program assessments, articles, and the "Manual for teachers in workers' education."

Dates of Materials: 1919-1941

Industrial, 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department committees, inquiry commission and constituency. Committee materials address operations of the committee, personnel matters, discuss program initiatives with industrial and employed women, note policy changes, and report on efforts made for industrial work and workers. In addition, the committee handbook is included, outlining the purpose, functions, goals, and organization of the committee. The Inquiry commission documents detail...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1950

International institutes, circa 1926-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. international institute programs for second generation immigrants. These include autobiographies, reports and case studies. Second Generation materials concern first generation American women and young girls and how their social and cultural experiences affect their lives, work, relationships and place among other nationalities. Case studies and autobiographies provide narrative accounts of what life was like and reports provide demographic and other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1939

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...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1934

Vermont, circa 1930-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 217, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. development and health and social services in Vermont. A directory of health, social welfare, education and recreation programs lists programs grouped by function and contains an alphabetically index to all programs. Dorothy Smith's report of her survey of Vermont for the County Department and Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is a compilation of reports assessing the community needs and services of selected towns. Following this is a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930-1950