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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Arkansas, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 162, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, administrative records and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association and Phyllis Wheatley branch in LIttle Rock, Arkansas. The Phyllis Wheatley branch serves the African American girls and Women in Little Rock documents concerning the history of the branch describe its relationship to the local association and national organization as well as reasons for its separate establishment. Documents include visitation reports, lists of personnel and volunteers, histories...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Arts, 1925-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 18, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. requests for permission to reprint music and lyrics from various publishers and copyright holders, and requests made to the YWCA of the U.S.A. to reprint their songs. In addition the transcript of a speech by Klaus Liepmann titled "Principles of music leadership" appears in the materials.

Dates of Materials: 1925-1950

Australia, Austria, and Bahama Islands, circa 1930-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 48, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Australia, Austria, and the Bahamas. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries serve in other countries to develop programs, work for the development of women worldwide and train local leadership. In Australia, YWCA associations work with the growing population of younger working girls. Pamphlets, reports and correspondence describe the YWCA activities in Australia and include a history of the YWCA movement. A pamphlet from Austria describes the history...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930-1947

Camps, 1907-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the use, sales, rentals, and purchases of camp grounds. In addition, miscellaneous camp materials describe the planning process for running a camp, give overview of facilities and maintenance, and offer suggestions for camp worship services.

Dates of Materials: 1907-1944

Canada, 1877-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of Canada. Materials include suggested constitutions and bylaws, convention reports and the pamphlet, "The Story of the Y.W.C.A. in Canada." Correspondence includes letters between members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of Canada on areas of collaboration and cooperation. Also included is "A Scientific Plan of Community Building," an article by Philip Bellows on community building and social and economic problems. 

Dates of Materials: 1877-1948

China, 1915-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the sale, transfer, maintenance and use of YWCA of the U.S.A. Foochow, Hangchow-Mudken, Peking and Shanghai properties in China. Buildings are used as residences and headquarters for American and Chinese YWCA activities. The Shanghai property is used as a headquarters for the National Committee of the YWCA of China and pamphlets and articles give an overview of its development.

Dates of Materials: 1915-1944

Conventions, fourth, 1913

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Fourth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America program, bulletins, and credential blanks. Convention program and schedule outline the speakers, meetings and special events of the convention. Also included are addresses and reports on city, student, rural and foreign work from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries from those departments. Daily bulletins update attendees on schedules for the day in addition to conveying notices and making daily...
Dates of Materials: 1913

Czechoslovakia, 1919-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence from YWCA of the U.S.A. staff working in Czechoslovakia concerning current YWCA work and programming and assessing those efforts. YWCA work in Czechoslovakia takes on many forms including recreation leadership, the Czech-American Summer School for Social Work, student associations, work with employed women, health education, and general programming. Secretaries' reports and correspondence include description of their travels and impressions of their new culture and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1922

Denmark, circa 1921-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, and other materials concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Denmark. A cooperative relationship with the YWCA of Denmark allows for American YWCA secretaries to visit and share program ideas, train leadership, and observe association practices. In addition, secretaries from Denmark and the United States arrange visits to conventions and women from Denmark express interest in studying and working in America. Reports from American secretaries are...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1939

Egypt and Palestine, 1918-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with Egypt and Palestine. Working in Egypt and Palestine consists of relief work during the wars, housing and hostels, physical education, and leadership training. YWCA work in both countries includes work with women of several religions including Coptic, Muslim, Jewish, and several Christian faiths. Correspondence and reports from Palestine discuss difficulties working in the region during times of political and religious conflict. Materials...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

England, 1918-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Reports and correspondence from YWCA staff in England arranged alphabetically by last name. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with staff of the YWCA of Great Britain to coordinate international YWCA efforts, arrange travels for secretaries, cooperate on relief and war work efforts, and exchange ideas and training. 

Dates of Materials: 1918-1944

England, 1921-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Reports and correspondence from YWCA staff in England arranged alphabetically by last name. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with staff of the YWCA of Great Britain to coordinate international YWCA efforts, arrange travels for secretaries, cooperate on relief and war work efforts, and exchange ideas and training. 

Dates of Materials: 1921-1944

England, circa 1919-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Reports and correspondence from YWCA staff in England arranged alphabetically by last name. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with staff of the YWCA of Great Britain to coordinate international YWCA efforts, arrange travels for secretaries, cooperate on relief and war work efforts, and exchange ideas and training. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1939

India, 1935-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Jean Begg, General Secretary of the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon in Calcutta. The long cooperation between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon involves exchanges of training, visiting secretaries and financial support. Correspondence between Ms. Begg and the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern requests from India for financial support, and travel arrangements for visiting secretaries. 

Dates of Materials: 1935-1946

India, 1927-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 57, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with YWCA secretaries in India including secretaries from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, YWCA of the U.S.A. and other international YWCA organizations. A long established cooperative relationship with the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon consists of the sharing of training and leadership, coordinating visits abroad, and requests from India for financial or personnel support. Letters concern the travel plans and accommodations of secretaries in India and the United...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1949

India, circa 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 57, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence with YWCA secretaries in India including secretaries from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, YWCA of the U.S.A. and other international YWCA organizations. A long established cooperative relationship with the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon consists of the sharing of training and leadership, coordinating visits abroad, and requests from India for financial or personnel support. Letters concern the travel plans and accommodations of secretaries in India and the United...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1941

Insurance, 1912-1921

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, and forms concerning YWCA National Board insurance matters conducted with the Horace S. Ely Company. Communication to and from the Horace S. Ely Company includes requests for information, invoices for services, requests for quotes, and notifications of changes to policies. Materials may concern matters of property, building, automobile, leasing of property, or public liability insurance in addition to workmen's compensation, employee liability, and workplace...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1921

Interracial, 1915-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with and for African Americans women and girls. Conference materials provide an overview of the work being done regarding social justice, civil rights, and YWCA work with African American women and girls. The materials regarding the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and the National Interracial Conference concern cooperation with national movements. Following these materials are documents concerning the death of Juliette Derricotte and another...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1947

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Nashville, Tennessee through Rochester, New York. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. An example of works found here...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Saginaw, Michigan through Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work.

Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 109, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically with Buffalo, New York appearing first and Akron, Ohio through Brooklyn, New York in alphabetical order following. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1943

Mexico, circa 1922-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from the YWCA of Mexico. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Mexico by sending American women to Mexico to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of Mexico and its associations. Correspondence from secretaries in Mexico concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting Mexico as well as arrangements for Mexican women to visit the United States. Reports and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1942

Mexico, 1921-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from the YWCA of Mexico. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Mexico by sending American women to Mexico to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of Mexico and its associations. Correspondence from secretaries in Mexico concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting Mexico as well as arrangements for Mexican women to visit the United States. Reports and...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1948

Mexico, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 62, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Mexico. The YWCA of Mexico aims to provide a place for women to meet and develop their physical, spiritual, mental and intellectual well being. Additionally, the YWCA advocates for women's rights and treatment in society. Correspondence and reports provide narrative accounts of YWCA activity in Mexico as well as providing updates on associations and describing the challenges faced by the women of Mexico and YWCA associations. The...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Minnesota, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 184, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include correspondence with members of the national organization concerning association services, leadership and program, anniversary programs and pamphlets, correspondence and reports concerning the development of a cooperative relationship with the local YMCA and correspondence and reports concerning...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

New York, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 196, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration, program and management of the YWCA of Niagara, New York and notes and correspondence concerning developing associations in Ogdensburg, Oneida and Oswego. The association's administrative history can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association timelines, fact sheets and a report of their standards study. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Real estate, 1918-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the lease, purchase, sale, use, management and maintenance of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and properties. 

Dates of Materials: 1918-1940

Real estate, 1918-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the lease, purchase, sale, use, management and maintenance of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and properties including information on the proposed international center and the closing of regional offices. 

Dates of Materials: 1918-1949

Real estate, 1919-1923

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the lease, purchase, sale, use, management and maintenance of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and properties in Washington D.C. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1923

Real estate, 1918

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the lease, purchase, sale, use, management and maintenance of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and properties in Washington D.C. 

Dates of Materials: 1918