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Channing Tobias papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.7
Abstract Papers of Channing H. Tobias, who served as senior secretary of the YMCA's Colored Work Department from 1924 to 1946, documenting his work in the area of race relations.
Dates: 1911-1961.

Colored Work Department records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.1
Abstract Reports, correspondence, publications, and other records of the Colored Work Department and predecessor programs, established as avenues for African American participation in and service to the YMCA.
Dates: 1871-1946.

Harlem YMCA (135th Street) records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GNY.4
Abstract Collected materials from the African American Harlem Branch of the YMCA of Greater New York. This collection covers governance and public programming with special attention to the Black Achievers program, which honors African Americans who distinguish themselves from their peers in a positive way.
Dates: 1910-2014; Majority of material found within ( 1928-1989)

Interracial programs records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.2
Abstract Reports, correspondence, and other records documenting various committees, programs, and conferences intended to monitor and promote the process of integration and the elimination of racial inequality within the YMCA, as well as to identify and address the unmet needs of African American and other non-white people served by the organization.
Dates: 1946-1980.

Leo Marsh papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.3
Abstract Papers of Leo Bergman Marsh, YMCA National Board staff member and leader, documenting his career in the YMCA, which spanned the years from 1928 to 1976. The bulk of the papers concern his extensive work promoting improved race relations within the movement.
Dates: 1920-1979; Majority of material found in ( 1959-1969).

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Marsh, Leo B. 2
National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. 2
National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. Committee on Interracial Advance. 2
Tobias, Channing Heggie, 1882-1961 2
Alexander, Jesse N. 1