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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

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

Idaho, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 170, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Idaho. The Idaho Town and Country District YWCA is organized to serve those communities that are too small to support an independent association and includes the former Southwestern Idaho and Magic Valley district associations. The history and relationship between these associations in described in correspondence reports and governing documents. Visitation reports and correspondence describe the communities served by the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

Idaho, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 170, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Lewiston and Pocatello, Idaho. Visitation reports for the YWCA of Lewiston, Idaho describe the current status of the associations at the time of visit and make assessments of leadership, resources, services and the needs of the women and girls of the community. The history, affiliation, governance and community facts of the YWCA of Lewiston and the YWCA of Pocatello, Idaho are documented in constitutions and bylaws, association fact...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Idaho, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 171, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, administrative records and correspondence concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Pocatello and Twin Falls, Idaho. Documents include lists of personnel and volunteers and visitation reports describing and assessing association performance. The YWCA of Pocatello materials include a historical outline of the association and a memorandum summarizing the Traveler's Aid work in relationship to the YWCA of Pocatello. The YWCA of Twin Falls, Idaho originally functioned as part of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950

Illinois, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 171, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. activity and associations in Illinois. Documents concerning the state of Illinois as a whole include the general not for profit corporation act for Illinois, a report of an interview with Mr. A. L. Foster and Mr. Emer W. Henderson of the Illinois State Commission of the Condition of the Urban Colored Population and a booklet of addresses given by Anna J. B. Lyman during her time as chairman of the state YWCA committee of Illinois. The life, program,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Illinois, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 172, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Freeport, Galva, Highland Park, Kankakee and Kewanee, Illinois. Also included are correspondence and reports concerning the possibility of organizing and affiliating associations in Harvey, Jacksonville, Joliet and Kewanee, Illinois. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

Illinois, circa 1914-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 172, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Lake Forest, Illinois. The YWCA of Lake Forest is affiliated in 1914 and enters a period of inactivity in 1950 due to lack of interest and an issue of funding. Constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and association historical summaries document its organization, administration and community status. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities...
Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1950

Illinois, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 173, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Moline and Pekin, Illinois. Also included are visitation reports and correspondence concerning the YWCA of Lake Forest, Illinois continued from the previous reel. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, a study of the YWCA of Moline, lists of professional and volunteer...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Illinois, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 173, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Peoria, Quincy and Rock Island, Illinois. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, community and association studies, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and association historical summaries and fact sheets. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Illinois, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 173, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Rockford and Springfield, Illinois. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, community and association studies, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and association historical summaries and fact sheets. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Illinois, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 173, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Sterling, Streator, Waukegan, Wheaton and Woodford County, Illinois. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and association historical summaries and fact sheets. The YWCA of Streator efforts to reorganize following a period of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Illinois, circa 1877-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 171, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents The YWCA of Chicago, Illinois begins with employment and housing services for the women and girls of Chicago, later expanding to war work efforts during World War I and joining as an affiliated association of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1918. The history of the association's affiliation, administration, governance and programs and services are documented in constitutions and bylaws, administrative records, correspondence and annual reports. As a large city association these documents also...
Dates of Materials: circa 1877-1950

Illinois, circa 1918-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 172, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Loop Center, Southside Center, South Parkway Center, West side Branch and Central, McCormick and McGill residences. As a large metropolitan association, the YWCA of Chicago, Illinois has several branches, centers and residences to serve its diverse groups and needs. African American women had separate branches and residences. The relationship between these branches and the relationship between African American members and white members is described in visitation...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1949

Illinois, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 172, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Danville and Decatur, Illinois. Visitations reports describe and assess the association services, leadership and programs in addition to describing the community served and their needs. Residence surveys gather information concerning residence services and facilities offered and their use. Other documents include governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws, administrative records, association histories and fact sheets and lists...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Illinois, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 172, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence, administrative records and other documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in East St. Louis, Elgin and Evanston, Illinois. Visitations reports describe and assess the association services, leadership and programs in addition to describing the community served and their needs. Residence surveys gather information concerning residence services and facilities offered and their use. Other documents include governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Immigration, 1910-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports on immigration analyze social, economic, and material needs of immigrants, provide demographic information, suggest changes to programming, reports on efforts to work with immigrants at Ellis and Angel islands, and discuss the YWCA International Institutes. Reports also discuss efforts in education and training including teaching English to non-native speakers. Separated families materials discuss and report on how low immigration quotas effect displaced persons and their families,...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1947

Indiana, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 173, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Indiana. Reports and correspondence concerning the entire state include visitation reports summarizing and assessing YWCA association leadership and services, discussion of relationships with the YMCA, a study of rural communities in Indiana and corporation acts for the state of Indiana. Administrative records, correspondence and reports for YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Anderson and Elkhart include constitutions and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

Indiana, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 173, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Reports, administrative records and correspondence concerning the YWCA of Evansville, Indiana's history, management, administration, finance, building and studies. Documents include constitutions and bylaws, historical summaries and fact sheets, a residence survey, correspondence concerning donations and finances, and lists of professional and volunteer leadership. Studies are conducted and used to inform program and services decisions in addition to gathering information about the community...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Indiana, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 174, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, a residence survey, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, historical summaries and fact sheets. In 1927 the association comes under attack from the community and local newspapers for its education...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Indiana, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 174, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Gary and Hammond, Indiana and efforts to organize new affiliated associations in Huntington and Goshen. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, studies, a residence survey, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, correspondence between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Indiana, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 174, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Indianapolis, Indiana. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, a residence survey, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, anniversary celebration pamphlets and programs, evaluative studies, historical summaries and association fact sheets. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Indiana, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 174, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the organization of new YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Jeffersonville and Kendallville, Indiana and the YWCA of Kokomo, Indiana. New association efforts are documented in correspondence, reports and meeting minutes. Documents concerning the YWCA of Kokomo include constitutions, bylaws, historical summaries, a residence survey, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, a community study and visitation reports assessing and describing the association's leadership...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Indiana, circa 1913-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 175, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Logansport and Marion, Indiana and interest in new associations in La Porte, Ligonier, Michigan City and Mishawaka. Prior to organizing a new association the YWCA of the U.S.A. assesses the current interest in the community, the community needs and other organizations doing work with girls and women. These efforts are documented through correspondence between the local organizer and a representative from the national organization in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1950

Indiana, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 175, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Muncie, Richmond, Shelby County and Shelbyville, Indiana and interest in new associations in New Albany and New Castle, Indiana. YWCA of Muncie, Indiana documents include a study of youth services in Muncie and the history and constitution of the Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the YWCA of Muncie, a branch serving the African American women and girls of Muncie. Other documents include administrative records, lists of professional and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Indiana, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 175, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the history, administration, services, personnel, members and facilities of the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in South Bend and Terre Haute, Indiana in addition to a community survey of Wabash and a letter responding to a request for new organization. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, studies,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Industrial, 1937-1948

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 106, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Studies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with women employed in industry. A 1948 study on the future of industrial work uses responses from local industrial groups and overall analysis to discuss the need for industrial work with girls in the future. The report also addresses the need for a group for industrial girls that is separate from business girls. Materials include correspondence from local associations responding to requests for information. Following this, is material relating to...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1948

International institutes, circa 1926-1942

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, philosophy, management and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes, clubs for immigrant women in the United States. Program and philosophy materials define the international institute mission, purpose, and goals, discuss work and activities with women of differing nationalities, defines important organizational terms, and discusses the relationship to the larger YWCA organization. Program suggestions is largely comprised of correspondence...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1942