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Found in 246 Collections and/or Records:

Violence Against Women collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00410

Collection documents efforts to draw attention to and provide resources and support for women victimized by violence. Topics include domestic violence, pornography, rape and sexual assault, shelters, counseling services, and legal support for victims. Materials include creative writing and personal stories, national legislation, reports, newsletters, and a variety of printed material.

Dates of Materials: 1967-1990

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00354
Abstract International organization. Records of officers, Board of Trustees and directors, and annual meetings make up approximately half of the collection. Correspondence and memoranda are extensive. The other half consists of files of various committees, including the Project Grants Committee, whose members screen grant applications and semi-annually recommend the most promising ones to the Board of Trustees and directors for funding. Records of the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF)...
Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2012

War Work, World War II, circa 1941-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 148, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Japanese American Citizens League and Japanese American Committee for Democracy. The Japanese American Citizens League advocates for the inclusion of Japanese Americans as important contributors to the United States and fair treatment and opportunities for Japanese Americans. Included are presentations to the New York Conference on Japanese American Resettlement, the National Social Welfare Assembly and the Tolan Congressional Committee on National Defense Migration,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1941-1946

War Work, World War II, 1942-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 149, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning internment centers for Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II including the organization and activities of YWCA associations within the detention centers, YWCA of the U.S.A. associations assisting work in the centers, living conditions, the needs of the interned people and assessments of the overall situation at each center. Centers documented include Topaz, Utah and Tule Lake, Newell, California. Also included are issues of camp magazines,...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1945

War Work, World War II, 1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 150, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Issues of "Information Sheet," the newsletter of the USO division of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concerning the YWCA United Service Organizations activities around the United States. 

Dates of Materials: 1946

War Work, World War II, 1940-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 151, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s war relief efforts including women war workers, YWCA constituency groupings, reports and additional war work materials. As World War II brings an increase in demand for workers and a changing employment landscape for women, the YWCA of the U.S.A. continues its commitment to advocating for women workers' opportunities, working conditions, training and treatment expanding their program to meet the increased demand and challenges. To help coordinate...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1947

Willarena Lamar Williams papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00465

Teacher, science; Principal. The papers consist of photographs, biographical material, correspondence pertaining to Williams' tenure as principal of Augustus R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering High School, a scrapbook covering Williams' life from elementary school through high school, a college journal (i.e. reflective essays on various topics), and drafts of speeches.

Dates of Materials: 1941-2001; Majority of material found within 1941-2001

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

Wisconsin, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 222, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, affiliation and program of the YWCA of Wausau, Wisconsin. The administrative and organizational history of the association can be traced through its constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. Visitation reports describe and assess the program, activities and overall performance of the association include some operational and leadership aspects. Additional materials include a program for a new building dedication, correspondence concerning...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Women and Life on Earth records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00132

The collection contains the papers of Women and Life on Earth, on peace, anti-nuclear, and ecofeminist network. Records include conference materials, correspondence, minutes by-laws, financial records, newsletters, writings, talks, clippings, subject files, notes, posters, photographs, memorabilia, and audio tapes.

Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1980-82

Women and Theatre Program records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00347

Professional organization. Records include correspondence, printed material, audiotapes from national conferences, plays submitted for prizes, newsletters, administrative and financial records, programs, membership lists, and proposals.

Dates of Materials: 1980-1998

Women of color collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00439
Abstract The Women of Color Collection consists primarily of published material relating to the status of women of color in the United States. Includes printed materials, bibliographies, position papers, the Indian School Journal, unpublished position papers from the Wesleyan College Center for Research on Women, A Resource Guide of American Indian-Alaskan Native Women, and reports from conferences on the educational and occupational...
Dates of Materials: 1903-1992

WomenArts records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00589

WomenArts is a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to helping women artists get the resources they need to do their creative work. The WomenArts records consist of grant applications, funding proposals, financial information, reports, and publicity materials for the parent organization, as well as for projects and artists that WomenArts funded.

Dates of Materials: 1991-2006

Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00530
Abstract Religious organizations; Feminist advocacy organization. Records consist of administrative records dating from the organization's inception in 1983, and includes extensive documentation of WATER programs in Latin America and in the U.S., its fundraising and outreach initiatives, its publications, and audiovisual records of its program speakers. The organization's commitment to justice and social activism through a feminist interpretation of theology, and its commitment to promoting women's...
Dates of Materials: 1982 - 2023

Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00646
Abstract Women's funding and advocacy organization located in Easthampton, MA, The WFWM advances social change philanthropy to create economic and social equality for women and girls in the region using three major strategies: mobilize and support women's philanthropy; make strategic grants to nonprofit organizations that work with women and girls toward progressive social change; and advocate for system improvements for women and girls through research, education, and collaboration. The records...
Dates of Materials: 1993 - 2009

Women's Health Specialists of California records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00790
Abstract Founded in 1975 as the Chico Feminist Women's Health Center (FMWH) by a collective of women dedicated to the women's health movement, the organization, subsequently namedthe Women's Health Specialists of California, offers women in northern California access to reproductive health care, including abortion services, adoption services, and education. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, A/V, reports, publications, legal documents, clinic incident logs, scrapbooks, and...
Dates of Materials: 1967 - 2017

Women's Information Network (WIN) records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00833

The Women's Information Network (WIN) was founded in 1989 with the goal of helping young, pro-choice, Democratic women find jobs and network in the Washington DC area. This collection contains their records, including their newsletters, event invitations, and other publications.

Dates of Materials: 1989 - 2019

Women's Interfaith Institute records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00734
Abstract Women's Interfaith Institute (WII) was founded in 1992 as a support network for clergywomen in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts by Yale Divinity School graduate Reverend Allison Stokes. The collection contains minutes and records of board and annual meetings, financial records, grant information and requests, correspondence, mailings to members and "friends", promotional material and other organizational records from the WII's Berkshires location. it also includes papers on local...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2019

Women's International Democratic Federation records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00594
Abstract Pacifist organization, Peace activists. Records contain printed materials dating from the founding in 1946 to its investigation by HUAC in 1949; publications of international affiliates; and records of congresses sponsored by WIDF between 1945 and 1969, primarily from the World Congress of Women held in Helsinki in 1969. Included is a biography of the founder Eugenie Cotton; correspondence of the Congress of American Women (American affiliate); and materials relating to the Vietnam War and...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1979

Women's liberation collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00408
Abstract This collection documents the mid-20th century women's liberation movement in the United States. Materials include printed material, bibliographies, book reviews, books, catalogs, correspondence, position papers, publicity, questionnaires, reports, resolutions, speeches, photographs and audiotapes. There is also memorabilia and ephemera. Also included are organizational files of the National Organization for Women, and local groups such as New York City's Redstockings and Berkeley's Women's...
Dates of Materials: 1959-2006; Majority of material found within 1966-78

Women's rights collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00397
Abstract This collection contains both printed materials and original sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present, primarily in the United States. Materials include biographical writings on individuals who made significant contributions to women's rights; an important concentration of sources on women's rights conferences and conventions; records pertaining to the E.R.A. fight; records of the President's Commission...
Dates of Materials: 1789-2000; Majority of material found within 1864-1983

Workers Empowering Workers in Northampton (WE WIN) records

Identifier: CA-MS-01229

Workers Empowering Workers in Northampton (WE WIN) was an organizing committee at Smith College which worked to unionize Smith clerical and administrative staff. The collection consists of material from WE WIN’s 1993 unsuccessful unionization campaign. Flyers, pamphlets, and other informational publications; surveys and assessments of Smith employees; and correspondence from allies, detractors, and Smith administration feature prominently.

Dates of Materials: 1981 - 1994

World Emergency, 1940-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. World Emergency Fund. Beginning in 1937 with an emergency donation to China, the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s World Emergency Committee is established to handle the requests for wartime assistance around the world. The World Emergency Relief Funds provide financial donations, support refugee programs, finance personnel assistance and facilitate the sending of needed supplies. Correspondence, reports and newsletters describe the needs of countries affected by...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1950

World Student Christian Federation and World Student Service Fund, circa 1905-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 147, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Student Christian Federation in general and the World Student Service Fund. The World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) is an international organization uniting student organizations in the student Christian movement. This final section of WSCF documents contains an assortment of documents including minutes of the European council meetings, pamphlets and reports concerning the purpose, aims and history of the federation, a fundraising handbook and a report on...
Dates of Materials: circa 1905-1950

World War I, circa 1917-1922

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 154, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports and newsletters concerning the World War I war relief efforts of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the Overseas Committee of the War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The narrative reports provide an overview of the war work activities in Europe, describe the challenges and conditions faced by the workers and the people served and discuss future needs. As the war ends and Europe begins to transition out of war status reports provide updates on the work being done to assist in the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1922

World YWCA, 1962-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World YWCA Special Services Secretary, World Membership Day and the work and policies of the World YWCA. Correspondence between Ruud van Hoogevest, special services secretary, and the International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern fundraising efforts and financial support of international projects as well as administrative matters concerning their cooperative projects. World Membership Day of the World YWCA is a day for members and member associations to...
Dates of Materials: 1962-1970

World YWCA and miscellaneous foreign, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the World YWCA and the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. World YWCA documents include correspondence, conference reports, an official peace statement and a directory of YWCA secretaries around the world. Foreign Division documents include newsletters containing short reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. activities around the world, short summaries of YWCA of the U.S.A. international work and a pamphlet explaining the work of the Foreign Division. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

World's YWCA, circa 1909-1960

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 83, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents World YWCA pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title and miscellaneous correspondence with the World YWCA. Pamphlets are printed for information sharing, fund raising and raising awareness and concern the Christian role of the World YWCA, the activities and development of national YWCA associations, the aims and purposes of the World YWCA, YWCA work with young girls around the world, needs and services for immigrants, working conditions and opportunities for women, relief work during World...
Dates of Materials: circa 1909-1960

Y-Teen, circa 1945-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 156, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with teenagers and Y-Teen programs. Included are materials concerning the use of the Y-Teen symbol, adult and youth leadership, conference participation, teenage program emphases and purposes, reaching rural youth, membership fees and conditions, national Y-Teen projects, cooperation with the YMCA and their Hi-Y teenage program, and participation in the Midcentury White House Conference on Children and Youth. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1945-1950

Y-Teen conferences, 1950-1951

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 156, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. National Conferences for Teen-Age Program Directors. The conference is held to provide leadership development opportunities and as a chance for leaders of the Y-Teen programs to discuss the needs of teenagers and assess how the program can meet those needs. Included are conference reports, pre-conference materials and lists of attendees. 

Dates of Materials: 1950-1951