This online exhibit features selected primary sources that document the work of five YWCA Overseas Secretaries. Highlights include the YWCA War Work Bulletin article from 1918 about Bessie Boies Cotton's work in Russia; Virginia L. Heim's diary...
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A
Colombia; India; Liberia; Puerto Rico; Russia; Taiwan; Turkey
The organization of this digital collection is based on the six areas used by Helen and Robert Lynd in their seminal sociological study of Muncie ("Middletown"), Indiana in the 1920s and 1930s: Getting a Living (e.g., Muncie Business and...
Camps; Religion; Sisters; Societies and clubs; Women -- Suffrage; Social life and customs; Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.
Browse this collection of 125 oral history interviews by name, ethnicity, gender, and occupation. Key topics include the sit-ins at Woolworth's in 1960, participation in the civil rights movement by Bennett College students, and leadership roles in...
African American women; Civil rights movements; Race relations; Women college students; Women's colleges; Women journalists; Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A
United States -- North Carolina -- Greensboro
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