Found in 816 Collections and/or Records:
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."
Elaine Pinderhughes was a professor of social work and highly sought after consultant, as well as a leader and featured speaker at conferences, workshops, and symposia. This collection includes published and unpublished articles and essays, including notes and drafts, as well as research materials for her book, Understanding Race, Ethnicity and Power: The Key to Efficacy in Clinical Practice (1989).
The Elizabeth Heard Bell papers include correspondence, diaries, subject files, clippings, and memorabilia. The subject files include material on many aspects of environmental activism, especially against nuclear energy.
The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.
YWCA Archivist, Librarian. Papers consist of biographical and family history information, family photographs, writings, and samples from her collections of memorabilia with associated reference files. The bulk of the papers is photographs and materials related to Norris' memorabilia collections.
The collection contains the papers for Russian American anarchist Emma Goldman, including typed letters and fragments to friends, printed speeches, and pamphlets on anarchism and prison experiences.
The Family Diversity Projects records date from 1993 to 2010 and document the organization's work in designing exhibits and authoring books that portray gay and lesbian families, multiracial families, families suffering from mental illnesses, people with disabilities, and transgender people.
WWI relief worker; Nurse. The papers include correspondence, reports, papers, and pamphlets relating to Clement's administration of the American Red Cross rural nursing program in Appalachia, circa 1912-1917, and various of accounts of her visits to impoverished communities in that area. There is also correspondence from Clement to her family while working with the Smith College Relief Unit in Grécourt, France, after World War I (1919).
Documents concerning the YWCA in Finland, the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work there, and general materials concerning travel to Finland. The YWCA in Finland faces challenges regarding the use of Swedish and Finnish languages, service to women and girls during times of conflict and war, and a decision to withdraw from the World YWCA. General travel materials include a travel brochure and documents concerning Finnish history, traditions, and customs.
Documents concerning the food service functions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Cafeterias are setup as a way to earn money, serve the public, and provide low cost meals to members. Documents concern the operations of cafeterias, budgets and finance, the setup of food preparation areas and overviews of cafeterias in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Other materials concern food service practices, food service in local associations and an article regarding United States food production during World War II.