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Depressions -- 1929

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Business and professional women, 1926-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Asilomar and Central (Camp Grey, Michigan) areas of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Conference minutes, reports, and bulletins give an overview of the events that occurred at the conferences, summarize business conducted, report on outcomes, and make suggestions for future conferences. In addition, materials summarize or transcribe lectures and discussions groups from the conferences. Many discussions...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1936

Business and professional women, 1928-1942

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the eastern (Kiskiminetas) region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together employed girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the eastern area conferences. In addition, materials...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1942

Conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Regional conferences, held in the year prior to a national conference, serve as a forum for delegates to convene, share ideas, and discuss the national emphasis and proposals. Conferences invite speakers to address the chosen theme of the conference and host discussion groups around those themes. Reports and minutes may contain updates from local associations or recommendations for communities. Materials also address planning of conferences, additions or changes to governing documents, lists...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their groups. Bulletins and correspondence prepare the delegates for the assemblies by providing background information, summarizing past assemblies, and requesting responses to discussion...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student groups meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance. The main focus of the business and professional and industrial assemblies is on the unemployment situation and wages. Each assembly addresses these issues as it applies to their own members. The student...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention and bulletins. Daily bulletins, distributed to each delegate in attendance, provide updates on convention activities and special events, make announcements, and share news or updates in short article form. In addition, daily bulletins have a detailed schedule for the day. The series of bulletins sent to delegates prior to the convention are meant to prepare them for...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings from the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Discussion and addresses...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Official proceedings the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. These detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Worship services, devotional exercises and addresses are made by both YWCA of the U.S.A. members and special guests. Proceedings also follow convention business, motions for resolutions and actions, and elections and nominations of positions. Discussion and addresses...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Economics, 1920-1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 43, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A's economic programs including the cooperative movement, and economics discussion course and the economic aspects of their public affairs program. The YWCA of the U.S.A. shows an interest in the cooperative movement and following a trip to Europe to learn about the cooperatives begin sharing information learned and supporting member cooperatives. Educational materials concern the history of the movement, how to begin a cooperative, and a report on a...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1937

Industrial, 1922-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, and other materials from central region YWCA of the U.S.A. industrial conferences arranged by year. Conference materials may include summaries of talks and lectures given, discussion of how to effectively engage women and girls in political and social activism, demographics and statistics regarding club membership, devotions and prayers, and discussion of the pressing issues of the time. In addition, materials may discuss current legislation relating to employed women,...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1935

Industrial conferences, 1931-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Eastern region industrial conference materials including schedules of events, talks, and programs, member statistics and demographics, statements from workers, discussion questions regarding race, employment, working conditions, civil liberties, and other matters, newsletters summarizing the conference, and more. Much of the conference discussions concern workers rights, labor laws and legislation, fair wages, economic conditions in the United States and around the world, job security, and...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1935

Industrial conferences, 1937-1939

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 103, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Materials are arranged by year. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1939

Industrial conferences, 1930-1935

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning southern region industrial conferences. Conference materials provide an overview of industrial club administration and organization for the conference year as well as reports on methods and programming employed to achieve club goals. Administrative information may include conference planning as well as lists of leaders speakers and committee members. Often, analysis is given as to the success of the conference and it's activities....
Dates of Materials: 1930-1935

Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 104, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous industrial conference material in addition to correspondence and reports from the Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers. Industrial conference materials include suggested by-laws for Industrial clubs, bulletins of conference resolutions, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, a work manual for conference secretaries and leaders, and other conference reports and summaries. Conferences address organizational matters, workers rights and treatment, education of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1946

Labor, circa 1928-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning labor legislation, standards and strikes in the United States in addition to bulletins addressing unemployment and the Great Depression. Documents include educational materials for local associations, discussions and descriptions of YWCA of the U.S.A. positions labor issues and policies, suggestions for getting involved and advocating for causes, and data and reports from local groups and associations. In addition, materials include summaries of proposed or passed...
Dates of Materials: circa 1928-1944

Labor, 1930-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 110, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Minutes and reports of conferences document the YWCA's efforts in unemployment relief, discuss the role of religion and other agencies, summarize findings, and provide an overview of the National Board's activities in matters of unemployment during the Depression. Other materials address various issues resulting from unemployment including the risk of deportation faced by immigrants. 

Dates of Materials: 1930-1931

Labor, circa 1921-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief programs. Miscellaneous materials include educational materials, discussion outlines, case studies relating the experience of women and girls, sample budgets and discussion of cost of living, and suggestions for relief work and programming for unemployed girls. In addition, the materials contain background information on the economic situation, discussion of national and international relief...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1931

National Board, 1929-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 118, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Program Committee of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing a knowledge of the whole program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. so that it may study the needs of the organizations and local associations and make recommendations of priority and direction to the National Board. Letters and reports concern special requests for additional budget or secretaries for programs in addition to reporting on the needs of girls. Meeting notes and minutes concern the...
Dates of Materials: 1929-1938

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1930 January-1934 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 4, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. In addition, materials may include reports from committees, reports of programming and method, and summaries of conferences and conventions. Throughout the minutes the topics of the evangelical versus personal basis of membership, budget and financial concerns, and...
Dates of Materials: 1930 January-1934 December

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1935 January-1938 May

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 4, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. In addition, materials may include reports from committees, reports of programming and method, and summaries of conferences and conventions. Documents show an increased discussion and focus on world affairs and efforts towards peace, as well as labor issues and the labor...
Dates of Materials: 1935 January-1938 May

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1938 June-1939 December

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 5, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. Some attention in the meetings is given to the international situation, immigration and refugees in the country as well as continuing discussion of the economic situation, including federal relief programs. Also included are reports from committees, reports and analysis of...
Dates of Materials: 1938 June-1939 December

Regions, circa 1912-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 126, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes and reports from the central and east central regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional offices collect information from local associations, assess association needs and performance, assess regional social and economic needs, share information with local associations and report to the National Board on the region's performance and needs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1950