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Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Community Division, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Publications of the Community Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Community Division is responsible for support services to associations in cities, towns and rural areas. Publications for use by national or local staff include pamphlets and manuals concerning the leadership and administration of associations, handbooks for program planning and conducting local studies, suggested membership practices and a report on community association activities. Publications are...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Community Division, circa 1952-1953

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Publications of the Community Division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Community Division is responsible for support services to associations in cities, towns and rural areas. Publications for use by national or local staff address topics such as the management, administration and leadership of associations Publications are arranged alphabetically by title. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1953

Convention, 1964 , 1963-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty third YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention including "who's who" sheets for elections, convention workbooks, and additional convention coverage. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. The booklet "Who's Who" is sent out prior to convention to prepare voting delegates to...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1964

Convention, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fourth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention general program and Y-Teen sessions. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. The booklet "Who's Who" is sent out prior to convention to prepare voting delegates to select members of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A.,...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Girl Reserve, circa 1920-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 84, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning Girl Reserve advisor's training, alumnae clubs and anniversary celebrations. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girls to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. To celebrate the fiftieth and sixtieth anniversaries of the Girl Reserve Department special activities, services and pageants are planned. Materials are circulated with suggested...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1941

Girl Reserve conferences, 1939-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the central region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. 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: 1939-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the eastern region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. 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: 1944-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the southern region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. 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: 1944-1945

Girl Reserve conferences, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the western region Girl Reserve conferences for 1945. 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: 1944-1945

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, 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...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1941

Girl Reserve conferences, 1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 87, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents At the 1941 regional Girl Reserve conferences, Girl Reserve clubs from around the western 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...
Dates of Materials: 1941

Health education, 1920-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. health education program, recreation and reports. Program files analyze the health education methods and initiatives used by the YWCA from 1920 through 1943. Pamphlets recommend practices for implementing a health and recreation program, discuss budgetary needs, discuss the national health program, outline organizational and reporting structure, and other matters. An appendix to one report lists the statements of purpose for various health education...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1947

Immigration, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous immigration materials concerning the YWCA program, outreach, and education regarding immigrants and displaced persons. Materials address United States laws and public policy, social welfare issues faced by immigrant populations, employment barriers and treatment, and social acceptance and perceptions. Cooperation between YWCA international institutes and other YWCA associations is addressed through the education materials and numerous pamphlets intended to educate women of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

Job Corps and Labor, 1965-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning two programs preparing young women for employment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Job Corps program provides lodging, basic education and job training for young women in need. The program is part of the initiative launched by the United States Department of Labor and the Economic Security Act. The YWCA of the U.S.A. program utilizes its existing structure and expertise to train Job Corps members, provide basic education for the completion of high school equivalency exams, give...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1969

Leadership services, 1953-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Leadership Services Department. The Leadership Services Department, responsible for program support, leadership development and national training programs, is dissolved in 1960 and its duties are split between the Community Division and two proposed bureaus. A memorandum announces this decision and plan of transfer of responsibilities. Program guides, discussion guides and articles provide suggested program content, methods...
Dates of Materials: 1953-1960

National Board, 1931-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 117, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s National Employed Personnel Committee, national YWCA day and week celebrations, program and their Pay and Play revue. The National Board, the national body of the YWCA of the U.S.A., implements program and facilitates local association activity through administration, divisions and committees, public relations and national decision making. The National Employed Personnel Committee of the National Board creates personnel...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1930-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 136, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Minutes, reports and correspondence concerning committees and commissions of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC). Committees and commissions report on social, economic and religious issues faced by students, make recommendations of emphasis and program to the NICC, publish pamphlets and reports for education to student associations and conduct careful studies of social, economic and religious issues affecting student members. 

Dates of Materials: 1930-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, circa 1936-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and correspondence concerning committees and commissions of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council (NICC). Committees and commissions report on social, economic and religious issues faced by students, make recommendations of emphasis and program to the NICC, publish pamphlets and reports for education to student associations and conduct careful studies of social, economic and religious issues affecting student members. Also included are lists of committees and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1936-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1949-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning summer leadership training schools of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council for officers of student Christian associations, formerly called presidents' schools. Documents include outlines of courses of study, reports of the results of the training schools, preparatory materials and workbooks and pamphlets advertising the training schools. 

Dates of Materials: 1949-1950

National Intercollegiate Christian Council, 1933-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 137, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning summer presidents' schools of the National Intercollegiate Christian Council for officers of student Christian associations, later called Leadership Training Schools. Documents include outlines of courses of study, reports of the results of the training schools, preparatory materials and workbooks and pamphlets advertising the training schools. 

Dates of Materials: 1933-1948

National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, circa 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 307, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, applications and information for participants of the 1961 National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA Washington student seminar followed by documents concerning all National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA summer projects and documents concerning the administration, functions and staff of the National Student Council YMCA and YWCA (NSCY). The Washington student seminar is a summer project combines work experience with discussion forums and an introduction to Washington DC to...
Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1970

Peace, circa 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 124, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. advocates for global peace and disarmament as part of its mission toward the betterment of life for women and all world citizens. Through pamphlets, bulletins, articles, reports and books they encourage education on matters of the use of propaganda, post war rehabilitation, retooling programs, peace movements and activities, pacifism, Christianity and war and global politics. In addition, documents concern the organization of a special peace program to facilitate...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1943

Public affairs, 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs program committee and civil rights issues. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Public Affairs Committee is responsible for developing the public affairs program informed by national and local issues and supporting the implementation of the program on the national and local level. Public affairs programs address social, economic and political issues by recommending actions, issuing statements, writing to members of the government and circulating...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960

Public affairs, 1954-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Program materials and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Freedom Agenda Project. The Freedom Agenda Project is a program organized nationally encouraging local associations and communities to engage in discussions of civil liberties, democracy and constitutional rights. A national training program offers leaders an opportunity to discuss the central issues. The trainees then agree to bring their knowledge back to their community, train their peers and organize community discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1956

Religion, circa 1961-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 299, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship with the Catholic Church followed by religious resource packets and booklets for local associations. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has had varied relationships with the Catholic Church over it's lifetime. Its initial membership required membership in an evangelical Christian church but eventually moved to a personal affirmation of the purpose of the organization. In the mid 1960's the National Conference of Catholic Bishops...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1968

Religion, 1921-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A., including records of committees, conferences and councils and documents concerning relationships with churches and the YWCA of the U.S.A. relationship to the Catholic Church. As a lay Christian organization with a previous membership requirement of membership to an evangelical Christian church, the YWCA of the U.S.A. has a complex relationship to the Catholic Church and catholic members. Lectures by Catholic scholars and priests help...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1945

Religion, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 239, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Christian purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is central to its identity and under frequent discussion and evolution. The work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. comes from their belief that Christian faith demands equal life for all and a duty to help others. The role of religion in the local, national and world movements in regards to social and political activity is discussed at conferences, in printed materials and in program...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Research and program resources, 1963-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 300, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Bureau of Research and Program Resources information collecting work tool, booklet on women in the United States, notes from record keeping workshops, and departmental reports. The information gathering work tool for local associations, "Look Beneath the Surface of the Community," provides guidelines for collecting and using information about the association's community, suggests resources for information and outlines the importance of community information in program...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1970

Statistics, 1939-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 130, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Issues of "Figures Talk Back," the annual YWCA of the U.S.A. publication of collected survey data. 

Dates of Materials: 1939-1950