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Found in 816 Collections and/or Records:

Global Campaign for Microbicides records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00668
Abstract The Washington-based Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM), which engaged over 300 organizations worldwide from its founding in 1998 to the present, focused on encouraging the development of HIV/AIDS prevention methods that women could use autonomously, with no active partner participation. The collection contains a wide range of materials from published scientific research to documentation of the GCM's lobbying efforts in Washington, as well as personal correspondence and handwritten...
Dates of Materials: 1990-2011

Grace Loucks Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00604
Abstract

YWCA executive, Author, Lecturer. Papers primarily document her work with the YWCA. Nearly half of the volume is the contents of three looseleaf notebooks compiled by Elliott entitled "My Fifty Years with the Y.W.C.A., 1917-53," which includes a narrative, photographs, correspondence, reports, and memorabilia. The rest of the papers consist of speeches and writings by Elliott plus a small amount of general biographical information.

Dates of Materials: 1918-1966

Greece, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 62, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Greece. The YWCA of the U.S.A. sends secretaries to serve in Greece as leaders, advisors, trainers and program developers. The narrative accounts from the secretaries sent back to the United States contain vivid descriptions of the setting, the status of the women and girls of Greece and social and political challenges affecting the people of Greece. Theodora Isaakidon's documents include diary entries describing the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Greece and Hong Kong, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Greece and Hong Kong. Following World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. sends representatives to work with the YWCA of Greece and its branches. Annual reports provide the social, economic, political and educational context for women in Greece prior to describing the work of the associations and reporting on any challenges and cooperative relationships. The YWCA School of Social Work in Greece is established to train social workers to...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Group work, circa 1925-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Group work materials include reports, publications, and other writing on the meaning of being a socially involved group organization. Materials provide training and guidance for leaders, instruct leaders in applying social themes to group work, define the meaning and objectives of group work and organizations, and discuss the group's role as it relates to larger organizations. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1939

Guida West papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00555
Abstract Political sociologist; activist; author. The papers focus primarily on West's activism, research, professional activities, speeches, and writings related to welfare rights and economic justice. Her extensive working files document individuals and organizations working for civil rights, welfare rights, and related social movements from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Organizations represented include the Montclair Welfare Rights and Friends of Welfare Rights, National Welfare Rights...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2006

Harriot F. Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00692
Abstract

Mill worker; Author. Curtis' writings and correspondence, historical research notes and background sources compiled during the 1950s and 1960s by biographer, Lila Wead Berman. 1840s publications about and from New England's mill workers included.

Dates of Materials: 1836-1963; Majority of material found within 1936-1963

Hawaii, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 170, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, administrative records and documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Honolulu and Kauai, Hawaii. As a charter member of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA of Honolulu has a long history of serving its women and girls. The YWCA of Honolulu activities and services are varied and include an international institute for service and programs for immigrant women and their families. The purpose, aims and programs of the international institute are documented in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

Headquarters services, 1918-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 95, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Headquarters services materials include a Lefingwell office space study, YWCA of the U.S.A. Space Committee correspondence and reports, and additional materials relating to building, office, and meeting spaces. The Lefingwell study is an office efficiency study conducted for the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. after they experienced a great increase in staff. Materials include correspondence with W.H. Lefingwell, reports on the study, and recommendations for change. Space Committee...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

Headquarters services and health, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Headquarters Services Committee and the health education, services and policies of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Headquarters Services Committee is responsible for the maintenance, use and hospitality of the headquarters buildings of the National Board. Documents include their committee charter, reports, correspondence and letters of agreement with building tenants. Health and recreation is an important part of the overall...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Health, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the health programs of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Health education is part of the national program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. who believe that everybody deserves opportunity for health and physical fitness. In 1961 at their national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. includes physical fitness as one of their major emphases for the following triennium. Following this they release a physical fitness project enlisting 24 local associations to test a fitness program and report on...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Health, circa 1912-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning health programs, education and policies of the YWCA of the U.S.A. including the American Osteopathic Association, Athletic Association, bibliographies, Bureau of Social Education and conferences. American Osteopathic Association materials are comprised of correspondence regarding a policy change in the YWCA to accept either Doctors of Medicine(M.D.) or Doctors of Osteopathy(D.O.) for their medical examinations. Athletic Association includes minutes and meeting reports,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1949

Health, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning topics of health in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including health examination policies, mental hygiene, nurses work, Olympic games, shoe campaign, social education, social education in Labrador, the Women's foundation for health and miscellaneous pamphlets. Olympic materials address the matter of women participating in the international games as well as the United States' participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympic games under the Nazi regime. The shoe campaign describes aspects...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

Health education, 1890-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. health education committee, conferences, handbooks and history. Committee documents include a draft of the proposed YWCA health statement, health program emphases, and committee progress reports. Conference materials addresses health programs, recommend physical, social, and recreational health activities, and report on committee business. Sections five and three of a 1949 health education handbook are present. Section five addresses construction and...
Dates of Materials: 1890-1950

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

Health education, 1923-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 96, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Materials include job descriptions for YWCA of the U.S.A. health education secretaries and specify the standards of health examinations and health education standards. 

Dates of Materials: 1923-1948

Health education, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Lessons, activities, directives, activities, and more relating to social, mental, and physical health in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pamphlets discuss the importance of various aspects of health education, illustrate specific suggested activities, address physical and health education in young girls, offer training programs for leaders including a graduate program, and communicate the health education program. Other materials report on the health education program, provide communication from the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1949

Heather Huyck papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00505
Abstract

The Heather Huyck papers consist of research files for Huyck's dissertation,"To Celebrate a Whole Priesthood: The History of Women's Ordination in the Episcopal Church" and professional and personal papers related to her career as a public historian, working especially with the National Park Service to establish women's history sites. Also includes papers related to Huyck's mother, Dorothy Boyle Huyck, who was involved with the Family Camping Association in the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates of Materials: 1935-2017

Helen Tufts Bailie papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00009
Abstract Social reformer and radical. Bailie's extensive journals document her experimentation with anarchism, vegetarianism, companionate marriage and daily life during two World Wars. The collection also documents the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) blacklisting controversies; the ''Red Scare'' of the 1920s; the fight to repeal the Teacher's Loyalty Oath in Massachusetts; and the W.B. Shearer controversy on naval disarmament. Individuals represented in the collection include DAR...
Dates of Materials: 1864 - 1959

High Commissioner for Germany. Women's Affairs Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00368
Abstract International organization. In 1949, the Office of the United States sent a Women's Affairs Specialist to Germany to assist in organizing associations for German women. The records document efforts to promote women's participation in the public sphere of postwar Germany. The papers include official correspondence of the National Office, the Women's Affairs Branch, the Council of Hessian Women's Organizations, and the Buero fuer Staatsbuergerliche Frauenarbeit of the Regional Branch in...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1985

Homosexuality/LGBT collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00395
Abstract

This collection consists of printed materials that document the evolution of attitudes and approaches to lesbian, gay, and bisexual people and organizations from 1932-1995 (mostly the 1970s), and documents the political struggles of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals to oppose homophobic discrimination in U.S. society. Also of interest are numerous newsletters, periodicals and leaflets that document lesbian organizing in Western Massachusetts.

Dates of Materials: 1932-2011; Majority of material found within 1970-1978

Household employment, circa 1911-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment, or domestic service, including agreements, articles and talks, attitude of employees, bibliographies, bulletins, committee, complaints and conferences. Materials address fair working agreements, wages, treatment of workers, trends in employment of women, the nature and history of domestic work, benefits and health insurance for domestic workers, fair working conditions, and other matters. The complaints materials document complaints from domestic...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1945

Household employment, circa 1925-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment including employer-employee relationships, international issues, health examination, history, and legislation. Employee relations documents the relationship between both parties and records issues with treatment and fair employment. Foreign materials gather information regarding domestic or household workers outside of the United States. Documents in the health examination subject file address the requirement that all domestic workers undergo a...
Dates of Materials: circa 1925-1941

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Akron, Ohio through Duluth, Minnesota. Listing includes Canada and materials include questionnaires surveying domestic workers' hours, wages, and treatment, educational materials for employees and employers, legislative information, activities, and reports on local domestic worker problems.

Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Lancaster, Pennsylvania through Omaha, Nebraska. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Pasadena, California through Youngstown, Ohio. Surveys distributed to employees and employers seek out information regarding wages, duties expected, living conditions, expected hours in a workweek, and other matters of household employment. Clippings, letters, and reports demonstrate the YWCA's efforts to work for fair employment for domestic workers and their service as a training and social club for those workers....
Dates of Materials: 1934-1940

Household employment, circa 1915-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including the National Committee on Household Employment, the National Council on Household Employment, women of color in household employment, placement, program, projects, reports, resolutions and recommendations, standards and studies. A report from the Journal of Negro History titled "Negroes in Domestic Service" details the condition of African American employment in domestic service providing statistics on employment...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1941

Household employment, circa 1915-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning household employment and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including training, government training, unions, and additional program materials. Training materials provide documentation on training practices for domestic employment and include, baking, cleaning, child care, and other topics. Government training materials are those training materials specifically created by the Works Progress Administration for training centers. Union materials document the YWCA's efforts to aid in the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1946

Housing, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents In response to increasing racial discrimination in housing in the United States in the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. develops programming aimed at strategies to eliminate segregated housing and create open housing in communities. Project proposals outline the specific goals of the programs, means of achieving these goals and the role of the YWCA of the U.S.A. national organization and local associations in achieving open housing in communities. In addition to draft and completed project...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Housing, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 98, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning housing issues and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including conferences, local YWCA program, residence conferences and residence programs. Materials address issues surrounding public housing and housing for employed women including living standards, floor plans, segregation, overcrowding, affordable housing, public housing programs, and safe housing for young women. Included is a transcript of testimony given before the United States Joint Congressional Committee on Housing by...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950